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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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Call for Entries: Exhibitions on Main 2021/2022

THE BLOCKS presents Exhibitions on Main, an opportunity for our community to exhibit their stories, bodies of work, and more on Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City Artist Allowance: $400 Entry Deadline: Wednesday June 30, 2021 at 11:59 PM Please submit your entry to Cassandra Yerkes, cassandra@downtownslc.org. Your submission must be sent as one […]

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Urban Plein Air Call for Artists

Artist Allowance: $200, plus any tips collected Application Deadline: Wednesday June 30, 2021 at 11:59 PM Required Materials: Digital Portfolio in PDF format, details below DETAILS THE BLOCKS will provide selected artists with one 12”x12” canvases to complete during the two painting days (July 15 & 16) as well as a drop cloth. Artists will […]

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Celebrating One of the World’s Oldest Professions

If you’ve ever strolled downtown New Orleans, Nashville or San Francisco, you’re aware of how street performers—aka buskers—add to the cultural richness of those cities. This weekend, Salt Lake’s heart will thrum with a similar energy when more than 60 buskers descend on downtown as part of the third annual SLC Busker Fest.  “The last […]

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Finding Beauty in the Mundane

For many artists, one of the most unexpected aspects of this last, strange year was the space it provided to create. Such was the case for Joshua Graham, whose thought-provoking installation Walking In Place—borne from a yearlong walking practice—is on display now through May 22 at UMOCA. This year marks UMOCA’s 90th birthday and, as […]

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Jun 18
Jun 19

Utah Foster Care 19th Annual Chalk Art Festival

Presented by Utah Foster Care Foundation at The Gateway

Jun 18
Aug 20

The Gateway Art Stroll

Presented by The Gateway at The Gateway

Jun 18

TRAVELER DANCES: a transperformance by Alex Caldiero

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

Performance by artist and poet Alex Caldiero with musical guests.

Jun 18
Jun 19

Jessica Kirson

Presented by Wiseguys Comedy Club - Salt Lake City at Wiseguys Comedy Club - Downtown SLC

Jun 18
Oct 09

Curbside Theater

Presented by SB Dance at Individual residences along the Wasatch Front

Live professional dance and song that comes to your place-- your yard, park, business, or special spot.

Jun 19
Oct 23

Downtown Farmers Market 2021

Presented by Downtown Farmers Market at Pioneer Park

Salt Lake City's beloved Downtown Farmers Market celebrates its 30th year in Pioneer Park!

Jun 19

A Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration at The Complex

Presented by The Complex at The Complex

A Juneteenth Freedom Day celebration featuring NMotion and special guests at The Complex

Jun 19

The First Annual Juneteenth Gala

Presented by The Pyramid Company at The Leonardo at Library Square

1st Annual Juneteenth Gala cultural event will be held Saturday, June 19, at The Leonardo, 205 E 500 S in downtown Salt Lake City.

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