Celebrity Guests Announced as Tickets Go on Sale for “Salt Lake Comic Con 3.0”

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The crowd gathered outside The Leonardo shivered with anticipation as they punctuated the agonizing seconds with uncontrolled, random screams. “This is the best day of my life!” shouted one, just after another pointed towards the door and shrieked, “Batman!” Batman’s exit from the building sent the crowd, who had already been wowed by an array … Read more

Rare, exceptional exhibit of Ernesto Edwards’ collages slated at Ken Sanders Rare Books

Still in his twenties, Salt Lake City resident Ernesto Edwards made several trips to San Francisco and found his passion. In the city’s Mission District, the Berkeley Renaissance, one of the most vibrant offshoots of the Beat Movement, was gaining creative speed. Edwards, who had studied architecture at The University of Utah, met Robert Duncan, … Read more

Twilight Concert Series 2014

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This morning SLC Mayor Ralph Becker and The Salt Lake City Arts Council announced the Twilight Concert Series 2014. The Series returns to Pioneer Park, now in its 27th season, with another diverse and exciting lineup. The series will run July 10 through August 28 every Thursday evening. Performing artists include: July 10th Ms. Lauryn … Read more

Pago Summer Sommelier Series: Quinta do Romeu

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The next event in Pago’s Summer Sommelier series is heading your way on Sunday, May 18th. The meal begins at 6pm and is priced unreasonably cheap: food is $35 and wine is $30 (tax and 20% gratuity not included). For more information on why these events are unmissable see our coverage of the last event … Read more

Notes from FanX 2014: Larpers behold! Ex Machina Films has a story for you

A community college student eagerly aspires to be a writer despite a limited talent but he also fumbles in the real world because of his social awkwardness. He sees his tutor, a gifted graduate student whom he respects deeply, as the chosen hero of the prophecy from a game he plays as a member of … Read more

Notes From FanX 2014: Heroes

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The first day of the 2014 Salt Lake Comic Con FanX show began with a message about heroes. In their welcome to the show press conference, surrounded by a circle of notable public servants, show producer Dan Farr and Utah State Governor Gary Herbert expounded on the theme of heroes in our daily lives. Ending … Read more

Notes From FanX 2014: Welcome To The Show

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Today at 10.00am in the grand ballroom of the Salt Palace Convention Center, FanX 2014 kicked into action. The second spur of Salt Lake Comic Con hopes to bring 100,000 attendees to downtown SLC April 17-19. Organizer Dan Farr kicked off proceedings before quickly yielding the floor to Utah State governor Gary Herbert. See the … Read more

Pago Summer Sommelier Series

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If you were lucky enough to experience one of Pago’s ‘Summer Sommelier Series’ dinners last year, you’ll likely be at the front of the queue to repeat the experience in 2014. The cuisine of chef Phelix Gardner and his team, savvy of owner Scott Evans and the charming exuberance of sommelier Evan Lewandowski combined for … Read more