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"Locally Made, Locally Played" is the latest, combined venture from THE BLOCKS and Utah Arts Alliance. This live, weekly radio broadcast features some of Salt Lake City’s great musicians, artists, and performers.

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Rock On: Where to See Live Music in THE BLOCKS Right Now

Oh, live music, how we’ve missed thee. For many, catching a soloist, band or DJ performance in the intimate setting of a bar or nightclub allows a connection to both performers and the energy of others that just can’t be replicated on Zoom. Thankfully, as more and more Utahns get vaccinated, bars and clubs throughout […]

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Q&A with Utah Jazz Music Man, DJ Joune

Music and basketball are notions that, at first glance, seem about as disparate as night and day. But if you’ve ever sat in downtown Salt Lake’s Vivint Smart Home Arena to watch the Utah Jazz play, then you know how much music enhances the experience. (In fact, the NBA is one of the few national […]

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Happenings in THE BLOCKS to Help You Shake Off Winter

Spring is in the air and all Utahns age 16 and up are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination. In other words, it’s time to celebrate. And while the return to “normal” over the next several months will be best described as gradual, the combination of warming temps and the waning pandemic is indeed heralding a […]

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May 12
Jun 19

Baggage: Alex Caldiero In Retrospect

Presented by Utah Museum of Contemporary Art at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

This retrospective exhibition explores the 50-year career of polyartist, poet, wordshaker, scholar, sonosopher, performance artist Alex Caldiero.

May 12
Jul 17

Allison Schulnik: Mound

Presented by Utah Museum of Contemporary Art at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Allison Schulnik’s Mound is a series of paintings brought to life through simple materials and stop-motion animation techniques.

May 12
May 29

Horacio Rodriguez: Radicalized Relics

Presented by Utah Museum of Contemporary Art at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Radicalized Relics is a collaboration across centuries between Horacio Rodriguez and pre-Columbian Indigenous artisans from Mexico, whose artifacts form the basis of this exhibition

May 12
May 22

Dimitri Kozyrev: After Palekh

Presented by Utah Museum of Contemporary Art at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Exhibition of paintings by Dimitri Kozyrev dealing with the human struggle to manage change.

May 12
May 22

Joshua Graham: Walking In Place

Presented by Utah Museum of Contemporary Art at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Exhibition consisting of found objects, artifacts, and other ephemera collected by the artist while in residence at the museum.

May 12
May 27

Brown Bag Concert Series 2021

Presented by Salt Lake City Arts Council at Downtown Salt Lake City

The series will be a hybrid of both virtual/live streamed shows as well as live shows.

May 12
May 16

Ballet West Choreographic Festival 2021

Presented by Ballet West at Capitol Theatre

May 12
May 13

Ballet Up Close: Ballet West II on Tour at the Rose Wagner

Presented by Ballet West at Leona Wagner Black Box Theater

Get to know the next generation of Ballet West artists in the intimate setting of the Leona Wagner Block Box Theatre.

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