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FOR RELEASE: 11/18/2017Ashley H Pollock, Public Relations & Information Coordinator Office: (435) 865-8667College of Performing and Visual Arts Cell: (435) 590-0961Southern Utah University [email protected] Series Enchants SUU with Broadway Classics Written by Ashley H Pollock Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: The Great American Songbook Series continueson Tuesday, December 5, 2017, in the Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA) at 7:30 p.m. withSUU’s Department of Music students and faculty performing the songs of Rodgers andHammerstein. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for student. Continue reading

Beneath the Surface: An Original Choreographed Dance Concert @ SUU (NOV. 29- DEC. 4)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/18/2017Ashley H Pollock, Public Relations & Information Coordinator Office: (435) 865-8667College of Performing and Visual Arts Cell: (435) 590-0961Southern Utah University [email protected] Beneath the Surface with SUU’s Dance Concert Written by Ashley H Pollock Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: SUU’s Department of Theatre Arts & Dance arepreparing for their fall performance of Beneath the Surface: An Original Choreographed DanceConcert. The concert will run November 29, 30 and December 1, 2, and 4, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.with a matinee on December 2 and 2:00 p.m. in the Randall L. Jones Theatre. Tickets are $10for adults and $5 for students and children. Southern Utah University faculty, staff, and studentsare free with a valid ID card. Faculty and staff IDs are allowed one guest. Tickets can bepurchased at the door the night of the show or online at Continue reading

Local Artisan Fair and Holiday Open House at Ogden Nature Center (DEC. 3)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENOVEMBER 13, 2017OGDEN NATURE CENTERCONTACT: Brandi Bosworth, [email protected]  OGDEN NATURE CENTER HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE AND LOCAL ARTISAN FAIR Ogden, UT -- The Ogden Nature Center’s Holiday Open House will be held Saturday, December 2 from 9 am – 4 pm at 966 W. 12th St., Ogden, Utah.  The Nature Center invites everyone to come out and enjoy free admission all day, shopping, a local artisan fair and bake sale, a kids craft and holiday festivities.  This is a great day to bundle up, explore the trails, spot winter birds, and enjoy hot chocolate and nature while checking off a few gifts on your list. Shop in The Nest Gift Shop • Fresh evergreen swags and centerpieces• Potted succulents• Unique gifts, books, apparel, toys and stocking stuffers for nature lovers.  Staff favorites include Farm to Feet Socks, Folkmanis Puppets, and a great selection of birdhouses and bird feeders. Going Green and Keeping It Local Artisan Fair• Watercolor prints, calendars, and cards by Cara Koolmees• Hand woven cotton dish towels, trivets, and dishcloths by Carol Milne,       The Beehive Weaver• Hand crafted pottery by Barb Crosbie, Earth in Art• Upcycled and handmade items by Local Artisan Collective• Hand knit hats, cowls, mittens, dryer balls, felted hats by Mary Kay   Wandersee, MKW Knits• Bulbs and winter flowers by Barney Barnett, Willard Bay Gardens• Recycled metal yard art by Carla Taylor (C.T.)• Alpaca scarves, wraps, rings and bath products by Terrylee• Hand crafted whimsical birds  by Lisa Ryujin• Prints and woodland animals from upcycled materials by Emily Ryujin• Needle felted sculptures from alpaca fiber by Julie Baker, Puffy Pals• Acrylic paintings on gallery wrapped canvas, funky florals, and woodland    animals by Kate Bruce• Handmade jewelry by Mary Martin-Maurer For more information call 801-621-7595 or visit -end-


SCHEDULE | BECOME A MEMBER | EDUCATION | TUMBLEWEEDS | DAMN THESE HEELS Announcement: Tumbleweeds Film Festival 2018 New Venues • New Partners • Early Bird Passes On Sale Now We're thrilled to announce that our 7th annual Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Children and Youth on March 2–4, 2018 will be held at Library Square and the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in downtown Salt Lake City! Early Bird Passes for $35 and Family Sponsorships starting at $150 are now on sale. LEARN MORE + BUY YOUR PASS TUMBLEWEEDS FILM FESTIVAL IS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE SUPPORT OF:  Continue reading

Engage Your Senses This November at the UMFA

Engage Your SensesThis November at the UMFA   Art + Wellness | Mindfulness at the UMFATuesday, November 14, 21, and 28 3 pm  FREE | UMFA galleries Join instructor Gloria Pak and explore the reimagined galleries of the UMFA as we seek to find stillness within ourselves. Practice slow and mindful looking at artwork as well as traditional, guided meditation. This free meditation practice is perfect for beginners—everyone is welcome. Continue reading

SUAG Holiday Show Announcement

Press Release November12, 2017 The Southern Utah Art Guild is proud to present its Holiday Art Show that will run from November 15th to December 20th in the Red Cliff Gallery. The show theme is “The Gift of Art”. The show will feature approximately 100 works of art from approximately 40 Southern Utah Artists. The show will feature contemporary art from all mediums including all forms of painting and mixed media, photography, pottery, sculpture and other. This show is a miniature show with all 2D art being 12x12 inches or smaller including the frame and all 3D art being 12x12x12 or smaller. All the art will be for sale.   Continue reading

The Ice Front at Plan-B Theatre Company (NOV. 9-19)

October 17, 2017 -- Cedar City, Utah FROM OUR FRIENDS AT PLAN-B THEATRE COMPANY  Plan-B Theatre Company Presents the World Premier of The Ice Front By Eric Samuelsen November 9-19 Studio Theatre at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center The actors of the Norwegian National Theatre find themselves in an uneasy truce with Nazi cultural authorities during the German occupation of Norway. When they are forced to perform a Nazi propaganda piece, conscience comes face-to-face with the Final Solution. The Ice Front honors the heroism of and dangers faced by the trilogy of Nazi victims--Jews, Roma, and Homosexuals--by questioning what it means to be an artist, to be a patriot, to be human. Click Here for tickets (only $20!) and details (the run is already 60 percent sold out).   Continue reading

Expansion of Creative Opportunities in Salt Lake City’s Guadalupe Neighborhood

For Immediate Release, October 23, 2017.Media Contacts:Angela Brown, (801) 906-8521, [email protected] Parker, [email protected] Expansion of Creative Opportunities inSalt Lake City’s Guadalupe Neighborhood   SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, October 23, 2017—Utah nonprofit, Craft Lake City®, is partnering with Giv Group to promote the newest living opportunity available to Utah artisans through Giv Group’s recent development, Project Open. Project Open is a new development that contains affordable housing opportunities as well as a residential initiative to diversify and extend artistic affluence to the west neighborhoods of Salt Lake City through artisan residents and artist studios.  Continue reading

November Featured Artist @ Arrowhead Gallery

Arrowhead Gallery's November Featured Artist Please see the attached Arrowhead Gallery press release on our November featured artist, Charles (Mike) Fletcher. He will display a number of additional, new pieces to the gallery. The new work will be on display in the gallery through November.        Continue reading

U offers new Master of Arts in Teaching with emphasis in Fine Arts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                CONTACT: Marina Gomberg Associate Director of Communications + Marketing University of Utah College of Fine Arts 801.540.0015 [email protected]   U offers new Master of Arts in Teaching with emphasis in Fine Arts College of Fine Arts’ new program aims to advance arts teaching skills and bolster arts advocates   Oct. 25, 2017 – The University of Utah College of Fine Arts is now accepting applications for the inaugural cohort of its new Master of Arts in Teaching with an emphasis in Fine Arts, MAT-FA, program. This two-year, primarily online program includes short on-campus summer residencies and is geared toward teaching artists – licensed or not – seeking a graduate level degree that emphasizes advanced coursework and pedagogy in teaching in and across the arts, including performing arts and visual arts. Continue reading