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To Market, To Market

At last! The golden days and crisp nights of fall are upon us, providing an irresistible invitation to get outdoors. We can think of no better way to spend one of these lovely days of autumn than browsing an outdoor market. Following is a round-up of four open-air markets being held in THE BLOCKS this […]

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Seize the Day! Five Can’t-Miss Art Experiences in THE BLOCKS

What we’ve been looking forward to all summer long is finally here: the balmy evenings and crisp nights of fall. And the Downtown Alliance is making it even easier to take advantage of the golden season with Downtown SLC Open Streets – Closed for Fun: on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings through October 10, streets […]

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Downtown SLC Open Streets – Closed For Fun

Join us for a Downtown SLC Open Streets from 6-10 p.m. each Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 17th through October 10th. Open Streets is a partnership between Salt Lake City, the Downtown Alliance and THE BLOCKS to sustain downtown restaurants and retailers

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Sackerson’s Outdoor Play, Cherry Wine in Paper Cups, Leads Performance Art’s Brave Return to Downtown Salt Lake City 

When Salt Lake City entered the pandemic-induced lockdown in March, the Sackerson theater company leadership trio—cofounders Dave Sackerson and Alex Ungerman, and producer Morag Shepherd—managed the way many of us did. “We spent about a month feeling depressed,” Dave said. “But then we picked ourselves up and thought, ‘How do we go on creating art […]

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Livestream the Excellence in the Community Concert Series

Along with long hikes, yoga and backyard wine meetups, seeking out new music has become one of my go-to strategies in coping with this ultra-marathon-like pandemic. And to indulge in all three I haven’t had to look very far—even to find new music or at least music that’s new to me. Thanks to the Excellence […]

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Exhibitions on Main

THE BLOCKS presents Exhibitions on Main, a new opportunity for our community to exhibit stories, bodies of work and more on Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City.  ABOUT Exhibitions will be on display for three (3) months at a time. The exhibitions will be displayed in the top 6 windows in one of two […]

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Salt Lake History Stroll in THE BLOCKS

One of downtown Salt Lake City’s least lauded attributes is its architecture. There, sleek new buildings like the Salt Lake Library Main Branch, the Salt Lake City Public Safety Building and the Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building—to name just a few—complement dozens of ornate, century-old edifices including the Kearns Building, Peery Hotel and the Capitol […]

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