The new season of the Urbanite Theater is centered on family ties | arts and entertainment

The upcoming season at the Urbanite Theater includes a new milestone in the organization’s history. For the first time, Urbanite will produce the world premiere of a work it commissioned and was part of the development from the time it was a one-page treatment. “This Must Be the Entrance to Heaven”, by Franky D. Gonzalez, … Read more

New Winter Concert Series at Grove, Grand Lake | Culture & Leisure

GROVE — Music lovers will have a new reason to visit Grove and Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees as Grove hosts its first series of winter concerts in January and February. Held at the Grove Performing Arts Center on the campus of Grove High School, the concert series features three different concerts over three weeks … Read more

Break the silence | Arts & Entertainment | Salt Lake City

When Kerry Spencer Pray came out as gay, married Mormon into her thirties, she sought out testimonies from others who had been through what she was going through. And what she found was… nothing. “When I was looking for other stories,” Pray says, “there were no essays, no blogs, nothing. I only knew one lesbian … Read more

Go and do | Upcoming events, concerts across the Tri-Cities

The annual Art in the Park event takes place July 29-30 at Howard Amon Park in Richland. Jennifer King jking@tricityherald.com Check out our roundup of summer 2022 entertainment, events and more. Be sure to check out the latest listings. The Art of Rebellion live music Comedy night The Historic Downtown Kennewick Partnership hosts the first … Read more

Every breath you take | Arts & Entertainment | Salt Lake City

You could fill a book with a list of arts and cultural events that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Art Gallery of Utah exhibit focused on Air was just one of them. But according to outgoing UMFA curator Whitney Tassie, the events of 2020 have allowed an expansion of the idea … Read more

‘Boeing Boeing’ Summer Series Empowers Women Through Comedy | Culture & Leisure

Summer Series at the Underground Theater premiered its second play, “Boeing Boeing,” Friday at the Hilberry. Directed by Wayne State theater majors Justin Bugeja and Luka Collins, the play is set in a 1960s Paris apartment that serves as a haven for three flight attendants, all unknowingly engaged to the same man. “It’s very exciting … Read more

Character study | Arts & Entertainment | Salt Lake City

Olivia Custodio had never written a play like the one the Salt Lake Acting Company usually put on during the summers. In the end, that wasn’t a problem, as the Salt Lake Acting Company was ready for something unlike what it had usually presented the summers. Last year, SLAC presented SLACabareta musical production that deviates … Read more

And the Rockets’ red burst | Arts & Entertainment | Salt Lake City

The Good Thing About 4th of July Fall not a sunday is that you don’t have to worry about independence day celebrations literally falling on any day but Independence day. For 2022, events span the four opening days of the month. If you’re looking to find a place near you to honor the occasion, and … Read more

New normal | Arts & Entertainment | Salt Lake City

It’s been three years since the Utah Arts Festival held its traditional four days in late June. It might sound like a simple process of getting back to normal, except that Utah Festival of the Arts executive director Aimée Dunsmore isn’t quite sure what that word “normal” means anymore in terms of organization of the … Read more

2022 TCA Nominees: ‘Abbott Elementary’, ‘Severance’, ‘Yellowjackets’ and more | Culture & Leisure

Many Program of the Year nominees are freshman shows such as Abbott Elementary School, Breakupand more, and there are seasoned vets like You better call Saul in the category. And while Abbott Elementary has the most nominations among shows, HBO/HBO Max takes the cake for network nominations with 21. Netflix has 13, HBO proper has … Read more