Archive | July, 2016

A Beautiful Planet 3D

31 Jul

07-22-2016 to 07-31-2016 – A Beautiful Planet 3D is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space. Utilizing special new digital cameras, “A Beautiful Planet 3D” presents moments previously impossible to capture on film from space: lightning storms, coral reefs by moonlight, aurora borealis and the blazing lights of ever-growing cities filling up continents. Filmed aboard the International Space Station, the film explores mankind’s future on – and off – the planet.


31 Jul

07-31-2016 to 07-31-2016 – A native of Los Angeles, California’s Hollywood region, Matthew Musto was known as a fledgling, rock-leaning singer/songwriter until he co-wrote Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend,” a number two hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2012. Around the same time, he reinvented himself as a rapper and more R&B-oriented singer through the self-released Sex, on which he was joined by fellow “Boyfriend” co-writer Mike Posner, James Blake, and Maejor Ali.


31 Jul

07-29-2016 to 07-31-2016 – Albuquerque, NM-based performance ensemble Studio PlayHaus is proud to present EllieIda: Two Lives in One Act as an official selection of the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival. This witty, physical, fast-paced show follows two female comedians as they navigate the male-dominated world of show business. The play spans eight decades of their intertwined careers in a series of vignettes, not only highlighting their successes, but also demonstrating the adversity and challenges faced by women in comedy. Written and performed by Katie Farmin and Rhiannon Frazier; directed by Harrison Sim. Photo courtesy of Martín Montaño-Pilch; logo courtesy of GSLFF.


31 Jul

07-31-2016 to 07-31-2016 – Moonwalks performing with Hot Vodka, Burmese Python and Saline Lakes.

Dr. Carrol McLaughlin Harp Recital

31 Jul

08-01-2016 to 08-01-2016 – This event is the opening recital to the 13th annual Arizona Harp Experience Summer Camp from Aug 1- 15 , 2016 at the University of Utah.  First United Methodist Church of SLC is hosting this event in their newly remodeled Sanctuary.

Dr. Carrol McLaughlin, Professor of Harp at the University of Arizona will be performing beginning at 7pm.  Dr. McLaughlin has performed as a soloist and with orchestras around the world. Her education includes Master of Music from the Julliard School and Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Arizona. Since 1982, she has held the position of Professor of Harp at the University of Arizona and won numerous awards for her teaching, including the University’s highest honor, the Five Star Teaching Award and was recently named a Distinguished Professor. Her students now hold professorships at leading institution around the world.

Please join us for a most unique and outstanding musical experience.

Monday Night Movies

31 Jul

07-11-2016 to 08-01-2016 – The Gallivan Center is thrilled to present the FREE 2016 Monday Night Movie series.

This year’s theme: “Russell Mania!”

July 11: “Big Trouble in Little China,” (Kurt Russell)
July 18: “Austenland,” (Keri Russell)
July 25: “Master & Commander: The Far Side of the World,” (Russell Crowe)
August 1: “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” (Jane Russell)

Movies start at dusk, outdoors, under the stars. Low back chairs, blankets, pillows and food are allowed. And don’t forget about “Gallivan Eats,” the Gallivan Center’s concessions stand offering all kinds of munchies and adult beverages as well!

Mondays in the Park 2016: Anabil Chaudhuri and Friends, Kargi Kala Kendra, Karpaty Dance Ensemble

31 Jul

08-01-2016 to 08-01-2016 – Anabil Chaudhuri and Friends – Indian Classical Music

Anabil Chaudhuri is a violinist who plays North Indian Classical or “Hindustani” Music. He was born in Kolkata, India and is a disciple of the doyen of North-Indian Classical Violin, Prof. Sisirkana Dharchoudhury. Anabil has given many performances and demonstrations in India and the U.S.A., and has collaborated with musicians of various backgrounds. In this performance, he will be accompanied by Tabla player Debanjan Bhattacharjee, also from Kolkata. As a young artist Debanjan has performed in small concerts as a soloist and as an accompanist with vocal and instrumental music.

Kargi Kala Kendra – Indian Classical Dance

Sudha Kargi is a celebrated teacher and choreographer who studied Indian Classical Dance in Chennai, India from childhood. Recipient of several Fellowship Awards and grants in both Idaho and Utah, she currently lives and teaches dance in Sandy, Utah. The students performing today learn both theoretical and practical aspects of Bharatanatyam, an ancient dance style from southern India.

Karpaty Dance Ensemble – Polish and Ukrainian Dance

Karpaty Dance Ensemble is a Polish-Ukrainian dance group located in Salt Lake City. The group presents some of Poland and Ukraine’s most exciting dances, providing a true kaleidoscope of traditions and colorful costumes. The group is active with local Slavic communities and performs at festivals, private functions and various cultural events throughout the region, including Dickens Christmas and the Winter Market at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center.