Live blog and review: Otherwhere presented by Plan-B Theatre, KUER-FM’s RadioWest

Listen live at: 12:01 p.m. Otherwhere, the spell-binding valedictory episode of Plan-B Theatre’s popular Radio Hour series, which just aired on KUER-FM’s RadioWest program, is unquestionably a bold, even controversial, venture. Crafted with the utmost attention to persuade listeners – almost up until the climactic moments of the story – that RadioWest host Doug … Read more

Utah Film Center’s Tumbleweeds festival marks its 5th anniversary with 16 film programs from around the world

Some of the most compelling examples of family-friendly films with engaging narratives and wholesome characters will highlight the Utah Film Center’s fifth Tumbleweeds Festival this coming weekend (Sept. 25-27). The Intermountain West’s only film festival exclusively for children, Tumbleweeds will include seven Utah and two North American premieres in its slate of 12 feature-length films and … Read more

Eat Local Utah Challenge Week coming up Sept. 12-19

Utah Eat Local Week

Beginning September 12, the state of Utah will kick off Eat Local Week as part of the Eat Local Challenge. The challenge is simple: eat as local as you can for one week. Eat Local Week is a statewide program that celebrates the regional harvest season by promoting local agriculture and food artisans, honoring the … Read more

High West Distillery at Blue Sky Ranch opens to the public

High West Distillery at Blue Sky Ranch

Raise your glass to Monday, September 7. That’s the day that High West Distillery’s new facility in Wanship, Utah opens to the public. “We felt Miner’s Day was appropriate given the role that mining played in Utah’s history and we all know what miners drank,” said High West proprietor David Perkins. To commemorate the opening, High … Read more

2015 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah

Another Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah is in the books, with all of the ups and downs you would expect from one of the country’s top three cycling events. The week long Tour of Utah features some of the world’s best professional bike riders and teams competing on Utah’s most challenging terrain, with many … Read more

Plan-B’s ‘Ruff!’ set to premiere at Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival

“Big as them and twice as smart.” In Jenifer Nii’s Ruff!, a short play (30 minutes) about two dogs in a shelter which is geared toward children in K-3, Axel and Buddy become friends, sharing experiences that offer plenty of lessons about bullying, identity, self-esteem and confidence, and the challenge of stepping forward without fear. … Read more

Helping our community through Taste of the Wasatch

Right now, thousands of Utahns are struggling with hunger. These are often hard-working adults or seniors who simply cannot make ends meet. Breaking the cycle of hunger is the driving force behind Taste of the Wasatch and the organizational programs who benefit from the event. “Funds raised stay local, directly benefitting Utahns Against Hunger, The … Read more

2015 Taste of the Wasatch menu

Taste of the Wasatch 2014: Red Iguana

It’s the most wonderful time of the year when dozens of Utah’s finest restaurants converge on Solitude Mountain Resort for an afternoon of great food, fine wine, local beers and fantastic live and silent auction items at Taste of the Wasatch. All proceeds go to fight hunger in Utah. Over 50 of Utah’s top chefs, … Read more

Backstage at The Utah Arts Festival 2015: Large-scale mural, sculpture, graffiti wall bring street swag to Urban Arts venue

One of the standout features in recent years in the Urban Arts venue at the Utah Arts Festival, Mason Fetzer’s 100 Artists / 1 image community mural project is taking on new significance in its fifth year. Previously, the finished pieces encompassing 100 tiles in a 20-foot installation – each painted by a different artist … Read more