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August – September 2013

Aug
9
Fri
SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL FOR KIDS & ADULTS WITH SHORT ATTENTION SPANS @ Utah Children's Theatre
Aug 9 – Aug 24 all-day
SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL FOR KIDS & ADULTS WITH SHORT ATTENTION SPANS @ Utah Children's Theatre

“SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL FOR KIDS & ADULTS WITH SHORT ATTENTION SPANS” OPENS AT UTAH CHILDREN’S THEATRE.

South Salt Lake, UT, June 27, 2013 – Utah Children’s Theatre begins it’s 2nd annual Shakespeare Festival for kids & adults with short attention spans with classes and performances.

Classes including acting, stage combat, design and more. Performances are August 9th – 24th. Adults perform for kids with The Tempest and Breakfast With Shakespeare ( 4 short tragedies in one play. Ticket includes a pasty and drink). Youthstage (performers ages 20yrs and lower) will perform Much Ado About Nothing. A FREE 15 minute Green Show will play every performance day. Other events include Backstage Tours and pre show synopsis.

Families will have a great experience together understanding more about William Shakespeare’s plays through live performances and events. Using Shakespeare’s words, we trim, clarify and explain his stories in a way that will entertain everyone. Make an unforgettable summer by getting your Festival Bundles to attend all events! Don’t forget the FREE Green Show too!

General admission tickets range from $7 – $12. Festival Discount Bundles are available as well as groups and new season members. For more information about all performances, the Acting School programs, or how to become a Season Member of Utah Children’s Theatre, please call 801-532-6000 or go online at www.uctheatre.org. Photos of the theatre and events can be seen at facebook.com/uctheatre.

Utah Children’s Theatre is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has operated in Utah since 1985, located now in the newly, beautifully remodeled theatre at 3605 S. State Street. Utah Children’s Theatre’s mission is to inspire children to cultivate creativity through the theatrical arts, and produces 3 programs: Public Performances, Acting School, and Field Trip/School performances throughout the year to achieve these goals.

Aug
12
Mon
Silver Pen Essay Writing Workshop for Seniors @ SLCC Community Writing Center
Aug 12 @ 10:30 am – Aug 19 @ 12:30 pm
Silver Pen Essay Writing Workshop for Seniors @ SLCC Community Writing Center

It’s human nature to reflect on our lives—what we’ve done, who we’ve known, what we’ve dreamt. The SLCC Community Writing Center invites seniors to our interactive life story workshops in preparation for the Annual Silver Pen Competition sponsored by Salt Lake County Aging Services. This year’s theme is “What Is Your Passion . . . and Why?”

Silver Pen at Midvale Senior Center
350 W. Park St. (7610 S.)
2-part workshop
August 12 and 19 (M), 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Aug
13
Tue
Grant Writing II @ MURRAY SITE
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Grant Writing II @ MURRAY SITE

What is a logic model? This tool captures a program in a graphic format, clarifying activities and outcomes and communicating the anticipated results to the funder. Many federal, state, and foundation grants request applicants to submit a logic model as a part of a grant application. Building on principles from Grant Writing I, you will develop a complete logic model for your program that will support both your grant writing and grant implementation efforts.

To register or for more information, call (801)585-1780 or visit http://continue.utah.edu/proed/class/proed_508_grant_writing_ii

Aug
24
Sat
FOR THE NEXT SEVEN GENERATIONS @ THE SHOP, yoga Studio
Aug 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
FOR THE NEXT SEVEN GENERATIONS @ THE SHOP, yoga Studio

Grandmother Mona Polacca, a member of the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers and a of various UN committees, will lead a discussion on how we can be involved in water conservation solutions and indigenous wisdom. Local organizations will also be present to discuss how we can support our local community’s conservation projects.

 

Light snacks and beverages will be provided after the film while attendants enjoy the information tables and live music.
All proceeds go to the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers. Brought together by a common vision of peace, thirteen tribal elders, all grandmothers from across the globe, travel to eight different countries to share one powerful message of hope. Five years in the making and shot on location from the remote villages of the Amazon to the steps of the Vatican, this film follows these amazing women as they face a world in crisis.

Aug
29
Thu
Poet LILLIAN YVONNE-BERTRAM & University of Utah Creative Writing GRADUATE STUDENTS READING @ Finch Lane Gallery-Art Barn
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm
Poet LILLIAN YVONNE-BERTRAM & University of Utah Creative Writing GRADUATE STUDENTS READING @ Finch Lane Gallery-Art Barn

Lillian-Yvonne Bertram’s first book, But a Storm is Blowing From Paradise, was selected by Claudia Rankine as the 2010 Benjamin Saltman Award winner and published by Red Hen Press in 2012 and is a 2013 poetry nominee for the Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Award for outstanding works of literature published by African Americans. Her second book, a slice from the cake made of air, is forthcoming from Red Hen Press. She is one-sixth of the poetry collective, Line Assembly. She has been in residence at the Vermont Studio Center, the Montana Artist’s Refuge, and is the recipient of a United States Embassy grant to be in residence at the Ventspils Writers & Translators House in Ventspils, Latvia, in 2014. The 2009-2011 Gaius Charles Bolin Fellow at Williams College, her poetry and prose has received numerous awards and has appeared widely. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Utah.

Sep
3
Tue
Get User-Friendly! Writing for Web Accessibility @ SLCC Community Writing Center
Sep 3 – Sep 10 all-day
Get User-Friendly! Writing for Web Accessibility @ SLCC Community Writing Center

People with disabilities comprise more than 10% of the U.S. population. Web content is inaccessible for many of these individuals, preventing them from connecting with ideas, products and communities. SLCC Associate Professor Melissa Helquist will provide tips and tools for writing accessible web content in this workshop intended for non-profits, businesses, or individuals seeking to improve web accessibility. Cost: $20. Registration is required.

Sep
12
Thu
Closer @ Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Sep 12 @ 8:00 pm – Sep 28 @ 10:00 pm
Closer @ Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center

Wasatch Theatre Company is proud to present Patrick Marber’s critically acclaimed Closer. A stinging look at love and betrayal in the modern world, Closer was the winner of both the Olivier Award for Best Play and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Foreign Play.
The play follows the lives of four people as they form various connects with each other over the course of several years. Dan, an obituary writer, meets Alice, a stripper, after an accident in the street. Eighteen months later, they are a couple, and Dan has written a novel inspired by Alice. While posing for his book jacket cover, Dan meets Anna, a photographer. He pursues her, but she rejects his advances despite their mutual attraction. Larry, a dermatologist, “meets” Dan in an Internet chat room. Dan, obsessing over Anna, pretends to be her and has cybersex with Larry. They arrange to meet the next day at an aquarium. Larry arrives and so too, coincidentally, does the real Anna. This sets up a series of pass-the-lover scenes in which the quartet struggle to find intimacy but can’t seem to get closer.
Closer opens Thursday, September 12th and runs Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. through September 28th. There will also be Saturday matinee performances on September 21st and 28th at 2:00 p.m. Performances will take place in the Studio Theatre at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center (138 West 300 South). Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased at www.arttix.org or by calling 801-355-2787. The play is intended for mature audiences. For more information about Wasatch Theatre Company, visit www.wasatchtheatre.org.

Sep
14
Sat
Repertory Dance Theatre at Ring Around the Rose @ Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Repertory Dance Theatre at Ring Around the Rose @ Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center

Repertory Dance Theatre opens the 2013-2014 Ring Around the Rose season on September 14, 2014 at 11:00 am. The RDT dancers will team up with visual artist, Megan Hallet to present an interactive show that will invite the audience “draw a dance.” This is the first of nine shows on the Ring Around the Rose season – a wiggle-friendly series of performances for children and families that explore the magical world of the arts including dance, theatre, music, and storytelling. Tickets are $5 through ArtTix. More information at www.rdtutah.org/forkids.html.

Sep
19
Thu
Prose writers Stacy Levine and Lydia Millet at the Finch Lane Gallery @ The Finch Lane Gallery, Art Barn
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm
Prose writers Stacy Levine and Lydia Millet at the Finch Lane Gallery @ The Finch Lane Gallery, Art Barn

The readings begin at 7:00 p.m. followed by a reception for the authors. A lunchtime conversation is scheduled the next day at the Art Barn from noon to 1:00 p.m. all events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 801.596.5000

Sep
21
Sat
Greek Theatre Festival – Oedipus The King @ Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre
Sep 21 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Greek Theatre Festival - Oedipus The King @ Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre

Saturday and Sunday mornings, September 21-22 and 28-29
Performances begin at 9 am with a pre-show discussion at 8:30 am.

Join us for Sophocles’ tragic masterpiece Oedipus The King this September.
Bring breakfast and a blanket, and enjoy your morning in the garden with this live theatre performance produced by Classical Greek Theatre Festival of Westminster College. Traditionally, Greek Theatre is performed at dawn, but our performances begin at 9 am, with a special pre-show discussion starting at 8:30 am.