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To submit an event to the Community Calendar, the event must meet the following criteria:
- The event must take place in Utah.
- The organization promoting the event must be a qualified 501 (c) (3) charity or political subdivision.
- The event cannot promote a religious organization or individual.
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**Please submit request at least 10-14 days before your event – event listings read on-air are chosen at random, two weeks prior to the event.**
January – March 2014
do it began as a conversation between artists Christian Boltanski and Bertrand Lavier and Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, who was interested in the idea of an open-ended exhibition format that was flexible enough to transform with each location and enactment. To test the concept, Obrist invited 12 artists to submit instructions which were translated into 9 languages and circulated internationally as a book.
With more than 50 stops worldwide, do it has become the largest collection of DIY, instructional works to date, including newly commissioned pieces from artists selected by Obrist and ICI.
do it’s presentation is less concerned with notions of reproduction or materiality of the artworks. Rather, this exhibition is about revealing the nuances of human interpretation in its various iterations. Based on written instructions by renowned artists as a point of departure, UMOCA’s reenactment of do it is uniquely site-specific to Utah through the engagement with the community and use of resources available locally.
do it is a traveling exhibition conceived and curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, and organized by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York. The exhibition and the publication, do it: the compendium, were made possible, in part by grants from the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, and with the generous support from Project Perpetual and ICI’s International Forum and Board of Trustees.
This Olympiad-event is designed to encourage employees from all areas of your company to get to know each other better by participating side-by-side in events for both the athletic and not-so-athletic. Companies compete for the coveted Corporate Cup and individual awards for each event against other businesses. Increase your companies productivity, morale, camaraderie and pride! Visit recreation.slco.org/sportsoffice or call 385-468-1670 for more information.
Community Development Corporation is offering a home buyer education course on Saturday, March 1st to teach families and individuals how to prepare for home ownership. Home buyer education empowers home buyers with knowledge to make better decisions in the home buying process and as they live as a homeowner. More information and registration can be found online at CDCutah.org.
Virtuosic works by two brilliant composers from Poland are featured on this concert. The haunting beauty of Chopin’s works is unparalleled, while the surreal and impressionist world of Szymanowski Mythes, performed by Ralph Matson, will dazzle listeners. Celena Shafer sings a selection of works from Chopin’s era by Schumann and Bellini.
“Trent Harris: Echo Cave” is the first retrospective into the creative genius of the Utah cult filmmaker. This exhibition presents drawings, photographs, artists books, and short films that illuminate Harris’s process and inimitable style. Internationally renowned for films such as The Beaver Trilogy and Rubin & Ed, Harris demonstrates a lasting influence on underground cinema with his independent filmmaking and visual art practice.
Mar 7 – Mar 9, 2014
Fri/Sat 8 pm, Sun 6 pm
Directed by Dheeraj Akolkar
Rated Not Rated, 89 min.
This film is a love story – encompassing the 42 years and 12 films – between legendary actress Liv Ullmann and master filmmaker Ingmar Bergman. With behind-the-scenes footage, photographs, and letters, we are shown an affectionate yet truthful account of two intertwined and extraordinary lives. Told from Liv Ullmann’s point of view, this is a candid look, not only at two of the greatest cinema artists of our time, but at two all-too-human beings.
A lovely and lyrical documentary about the passionate, mutually inspiring yet fraught relationship between the late filmmaker Ingmar Bergman and his lover, frequent collaborator and, ultimately, dear friend, actress Liv Ullmann. – Los Angeles Times
Join Andy Jones from Djembe Direct and the African Heartwood Project and his large collection of drums to play, beat, and learn about African drumming and dancing. Audience members are invited on stage to experience the sound and feel of dozens of different drums. Then, try their hand at the cultural dancing styles of West Africa. This show is the most “hands-on” show of the year as the audience is involved right from the curtain call.
Join Utah rock hounds, John Little and Less Tyron from the Golden Spike Gem & Mineral Society to learn about rock hounding in Utah, and see specimens from their collection, including: petrified wood from Hansen Creek, coprolite from Shootering Canyon, pink quartz from Texas Springs, and geodes from southern Utah.
Ready, Set, Go! The wildly popular Electric Car Derby is back at The Leonardo. Use your inner Da Vinci to build your own mini electric car using real motors, batteries, cardboard, sticks, straws, rubber bands, wheels, and more. Fun for kids, even more for adults. Trophies will be awarded to high performers, so get tinkering!
This exhibition includes new work by artists Al Denyer, Lydia Gravis, K Stevenson.Employing one the artist’s most elemental of tools- the mark- these three artists, through accumulated mark making, conjure the complexities and ambiguities found in both personal and collective experience. In this exhibition all three artists stake out individual territories in which the polarities of this art-making process, from the singular gesture to the densely layered, examine formal and conceptual commonalities. Aritst reception March 21, 6-9pm for Gallery Stroll.