Visual Arts

Stroll Utah Art Galleries For Free This Friday

Gallery strolls are a fine way to peruse exhibits at fine art galleries and initiate new members to the art-lover community without the typical price of admission. Cities across the state host...

Nine Summer Festivals To Attend in Utah

Time in summer moves slower. We look at the clock less and enjoy warm afternoons that stretch into long, languid nights. And nothing helps keep time in summer as well as the...

Making Comics with Cartoonist Jess Smart Smiley

A look inside one of Smiley’s sketchbooks is a peek inside his storytelling process.

Ballet West Dancers Bring Romance to the Stage

Never mix business with pleasure? That can be a tough sell to artists, even the highly regimented Ballet West dancers. Let’s face it, dancers work closely together—very closely—and among all the choreographed...

Ballet West Sweethearts: Lillian Casscells & Beau Chesivoir

Like the plot of any good romcom, Lillian Casscells and Beau Chesivoir often sparred during their early careers at Ballet West. But after COVID-19 sent them back to their hometowns, they lived...

Ballet West Sweethearts: Dominic Ballard & Vinicius Lima

When Vinni joined Ballet West in 2018, he says he and Dominic bonded over shared culture shock and recent heartbreaks. 

Ballet West Sweethearts: Olivia Gusti & Tyler Gum

Olivia and Tyler married in the summer of 2021 after seven years together. They met when Oliva joined Ballet West as a trainee.

Ballet West Sweethearts: Victoria Vassos & Hadriel Diniz

At her first Ballet West fundraising gala, Victoria Vassos asked her coworker, Hadriel Diniz to join her on the dance floor.