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CityViews 11/8/11: “Last Lists of My Mad Mother”

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Pygmalion Productions
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Through humor and honesty, playwright Julie Jensen draws on her personal experience dealing with her mother’s Alzheimer’s disease in “Last Lists of My Mad Mother.” The 1995 play returns to the Utah stage in a performance produced by Pygmalion Productions.

Guests:

  • Julie Jensen
  • Jeannette Puhich, “Dot”
  • Holly Flowers, “Sis”

“Last Lists of My Mad Mother” by Pygmalion Productions runs through Nov. 19 at Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre, 138 W. 300 S., Salt Lake City. More information at 801-355-ARTS or www.arttix.org. http://pygmalionproductions.org/

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LeConte Stewart – best known for his depictions of Utah landscape – is considered one of the most important regional artists of the twentieth century. An extensive joint exhibition of his work is now showing at the Utah Museum of Fine Art and the LDS Church History Museum in Salt Lake City.

Guests:

  • Donna Poulton, Curator of Art of Utah and the West, Utah Museum of Fine Art
  • Robert Davis, Church History Museum Curator

*View a video of LeConte Stewart painting

LeConte Stewart: Depression Era Art at the Utah Museum of Fine Art, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, and LeConte Stewart: The Soul of Rural Utah at the LDS Church History Museum, 45 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, are on display now through Jan. 15, 2012.

City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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