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The Gateway’s Rio Grande Concert Series is Back!

Grab friends and family, a picnic and a blanket and head to The Gateway’s Olympic Plaza every Thursday this May for a free concert. Food trucks, live painting provided by THE BLOCKS, craft beer and cocktails will be available. Cayucas, a nationally known band out of Los Angeles, will be kicking off the series followed […]

Pardon our dust, the Capitol Theatre is getting an upgrade!

Starting on April 1, the Capitol Theatre is closed for six months for several long-awaited upgrades and renovations.  The Capitol Theatre reopens on October 1, 2019, with Utah Opera’s production of Verdi’s La Traviata, followed by Ballet West performing Balanchine’s Ballet Russes.  You, too, can be a part of the renovation project!  Consider naming a seat and supporting […]

Plan-B Theatre Company announces their 2019/2020 season

As the only professional theatre company in the United States producing full seasons of new plays by local playwrights, Plan-B Theatre is thrilled to announce thier 29th season, featuring only the second all-female Subscription Season in their history!   2019/2020 Season Schedule ROSE EXPOSED: #TRENDING – August 24 Our annual one-night-only event featuring new work […]

Utah Film Center’s Fiscal Sponsorship Projects are headed to Film Festivals

The Utah Film Center congratulates four projects from their Fiscal Sponsorship Program that will be screening at the upcoming Full Frame and Tribeca Film Festivals! Utah Film Center’s fiscal sponsorship program allows them to support artists and projects worldwide and provides Utahns access to complete projects free of charge. Many foundations and large donors require grant […]

Utah Opera 2019/2020 Season Preview

In its upcoming season, Utah Opera produces four operas, including two Utah Opera premieres, at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre. The Capitol Theatre will close in April 2019 to undergo renovations to improve seating and sightlines on the orchestra level of the theatre. It will reopen in October 2019 for the opening of Utah […]

Celebrating Women’s History in The Blocks

Utah is lucky to have a rich history of strong, inspirational women. Here are some ways that you can celebrate that history right here in THE BLOCKS!   This post is brought to you by a collaboration with THE BLOCKS and Better Days 2020, a non-profit dedicated to popularizing Utah women’s history through art, education, and […]

Ballet West  2019/2020 Season Preview

In their 2019/2020 season, Ballet West will perform two world premieres, one United States premiere, two Ballet West premieres, two Ballet West revivals, and the return of two audience favorites. Their season will feature a new logo and legendary, bold ballets that will explore and advance the boundaries of the art form. A word from […]

Utah Symphony 2019/2020 Season Preview

The Utah Symphony is excited to announce their 2019/2020 season. Music Director Thierry Fischer leads the orchestra in their 80th season which will feature music inspired by Utah’s landscape, Beethoven’s 250th birthday, and will include a gala concert with renowned violinist Joshua Bell. On the theme of nature: a word from Director Thierry Fischer “Since […]

5 reasons why the arts make Salt Lake City great

Written for THE BLOCKS by Kathleen Sykes As a teenager, I remember lamenting about living in Salt Lake. “There’s nothing to do!” I would whine. “There’s no culture!” I complained. Now that I have 10+ years of perspective, I can admit that I was wrong. This city is filled with accessible, incredible art—you just have […]

Excellence in the Community Celebrates Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month, Excellence in the Community will feature artists of color during the month of February. Don’t miss celebrated vocalist Dee Dee Darby Duffin and local favorite Joshy Soul & The Cool. Founded in 2005, Excellence in the Community is 501C3 nonprofit organization based on the premise that Utah’s best musicians and […]

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