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Dec 20 - Dec 23
Marry Christmas

This season's Script-In-Hand Series is something special for the holidays: Marry Christmas!  Celebrate the first anniversary of marriage equality with us as we share real-life marriage stories.  All proceeds benefit Restore Our Humanity.  Cast TBA, directed by Jason Bowcutt.

Dec 24
Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

Join us at dusk on the Plaza Deck for bonfires, the Torchlight Parade, and a great fireworks display. At the end, Santa Claus will rappel out of the Tram to say hello to the kids!

In the Snowbird Center, there will also be a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service.

Dec 5 - Dec 27
A Year with Frog and Toad

SLAC believes in the power of the arts to enhance children’s literacy, educational performance and interest in learning. A Year with Frog and Toad will include eight free matinee performances for over 1,400 Title I schoolchildren. As school curriculums continue to narrow at the expense of the arts, SLAC’s free performances provide a live theatrical experience to academically at-risk schoolchildren who often lack access to opportunities as basic as field trips and arts exposure. SLAC will also offer discounted performances for non-Title I schools; literary partnerships with the Salt Lake City Public Library and local bookstores; an online study guide available for schools and students as they prepare for their visits; and collaborations with local organizations and sponsors.

Dec 5 - Dec 31
The Nutcracker

The New York Times critic called it “one of the best productions I’ve ever seen.” You’ll call it pure entertainment and a wonderful holiday experience. Join Clara, her magical nutcracker prince and exotic characters from around the world, for the 59th edition of William Christiansen’s The Nutcracker and see why this is the longest-running full production in America.

Dec 29 - Dec 31
EVE WinterFest

Salt Lake City comes to life with EVE WinterFest, a three-day celebration with concerts, DJs, grown-up drinks and engaging activities for kids and families. Discover everything that downtown has to offer with one all-access pass. With twelve venues and over 100 individual events, Eve WinterFest is jam packed with fun for everyone. Cheer on the Utah Jazz against the Minnesota Timberwolves, skate under the lights at The Gallivan Center, or learn about the universe at the Clark Planetarium Hansen Dome. Plus, all of your family favorites such as Bounce Town, Ball Room, and HoopDeDoo are back. Ring in the new year with music from Fictionist, a VIP party at UMOCA and the USA's largest disco ball.

Dec 31 - Jan 1
EVE Hops and Spirits VIP Experience

New this year as part of the EVE Winter Fest is the VIP Experience at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. This immersive 21-and-older event features locally made Epic Brewery, Jack Rabbit Gin, Vida Tequila, Five Wives Vodka and savory appetizers, all in a setting of spontaneous performances with beats provided by SLC’s finest, DJ Jesse Walker.

Jan 2
Utah Jazz vs Atlanta Hawks

Come see the Utah Jazz as they take on the Atlanta Hawks.

Jan 1 - Jan 3
Holiday Carnival and Expo

Carnival with rides, games, food, laser tag, climbing wall, dunking booth to dunk elves, Santa and others in fake snow, giant "Giving Tree" with donations and proceeds from the event to go to Reach the Children USA; and exhibit booths (home improvement, boutique, health and wellness and others).

Jan 8
Utah Adventure Journal Speaker Series at Snowbird - Wi

Hear inspiring tales of outdoor adventures from Utah's most prolific outdoor athletes in the fourth year of The Utah Adventure Journal Speaker Series at Snowbird. Speaker Series 2014/15 Schedule 01/08 - Will Gadd, 30 trips of a lifetime in 60 minutes 01/22 - Doug Stoup, Skiing the Planet 02/05 - Scott Marketwitz, Stories Behind the Images 02/12 - Brody Leven, Pedal to Peaks 03/05 - Jim Harris, Patagonia SPICE 03/19 - Andrew McLean, The Slotterhouse 03/26 - Annelise Loevlie, A Universal Language Location: Wildflower Lounge in Iron Blosam at Snowbird

Jan 9
Nico and Vinz

See Scandinavian music sensation Nico and Vinz live  at the UCCU Center!

Jan 9
Randy Rogers Band

The State Room presents a night of country with the Randy Rogers Band at The Depot.

Jan 10
Pairing Snowbird - Willamette Valley Vineyards

Pairing Snowbird presents Willamette Valley Vineyards at The Lodge Bistro. Tantalize your palate with an exquisite four-course meal, paired with some of Willamette Valley's finest assortment of wines.

Jan 11
Richard Elliott and Tony Arnold

Celebrated soprano Tony Arnold returns to NOVA for Messiaen’s poignant song cycle,Harawi. The first half of this event features the Choristers of the Madeleine Choir School singing Gregorian Chant and Mormon Tabernacle organist Richard Elliot performing Bach’s Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor

Jan 13
Utah Jazz vs Golden State Warriors

Come see the Utah Jazz as they take on the Golden State Warriors.

Jan 10 - Jan 14
Alta Powder Tracks Ski Clinic

Powder Tracks Ski Clinic is a unique ski program that makes it easier, faster and more fun to learn to ski Alta's famous powder snow. Powder Tracks makes it possible for intermediate and advanced skiers to move to the next level of expertise in the shortest time possible.

This four-day, all-inclusive clinic features top-of-the-line ski technology, the latest teaching techniques and Alta’s unmatched snow.

A stay at the historic Alta Lodge is a highlight of the clinic. Gourmet cuisine, traditional lodge ambiance and a place in front of the fire to tell of the day’s adventures have always made Alta Lodge the best place to be at the end of the day.

"Great camaraderie among people in the group..." "Truly epic in all regards for me..."

Ability level: You should be comfortable on blue runs, ready to venture on to ungroomed or steeper terrain.

Arrival: January 10, 2015
Departure: January 15, 2015

Includes:

five nights lodging, breakfasts and dinner
four full days of ski instruction
four days of lift tickets: 3 Alta, 1 Alta-Snowbird
high end demo skis; boots available if needed
yoga class (optional)

Jan 15
Debussy Francaix Poulenc Ibert

The Utah Symphony presents a program comprised of music of Debussy, Francaix, Poulenc and Ibert.

Jan 16
Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers

Come see the Utah Jazz as they take on the Los Angeles Lakers.

Jan 23 - Jan 24
Utah Grizzlies vs Bakersfield Condors

Come see the Utah Grizzlies as they battle the Bakersfield Condors.

Jan 26
Utah Jazz vs Boston Celtics

Come see the Utah Jazz as they take on the Boston Celtics. 

Jan 27
Particle

Particle is a jam band formed in Los Angeles in 2000. The current lineup includes Steve Molitz (keyboard), Eric Gould (bass), Darren Pujalet (drums) and Ben Combe (guitar). The music of Particle can be characterized as a combination of rock and roll, electronica and funk. Particle is currently recording their sophomore studio effort with producer Steve Goldman and engineer Marc Johnson to be released in 2007.

Jan 28
Mark Kozelek

Benji is the sixth full length record by Mark Kozelek's Sun Kil Moon. The album was released February 11, 2014 and features guest musicians Steve Shelley, Will Oldham and Owen Ashworth. On August 20 of 2013, Mark Kozelek's Caldo Verde Records released Mark Kozelek and Desertshore, the third record from Mark Kozelek and Phil Carney's side project, Desertshore. 2013 also saw the release of Mark Kozelek Like Rats, 2 live albums and the Mark Kozelek and Jimmy Lavalle's collaboration, Perils From The Sea. Both Mark Kozelek and Desertshore and Perils From The Sea made Mojo's top 100 best albums of the year. In 2012, Mark Kozelek released an 18 track album under his Sun Kil Moon moniker, entitled Among The Leaves.

Jan 28
Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Clippers

Come see the Utah Jazz as they take on the Los Angeles Clippers.

Jan 30
The Noise Presents Periphery

Enjoy a night of progressive metal when The Noise presents Periphery and guests Nothing More, Wovenwar and Thank You Scientist rock In The Venue.

Jan 30 - Jan 31
Flabbergast

Re-flabbergastation!

Back by popular demand is the return of Flabbergast, our SHOW FOR ALL AGES. Created by circus director and choreographer Tandy Beal with original music by Jon Scoville, this piece takes a magical and mystery filled tour through time and space and immerses audiences in a journey of wonder. The program will also include the return of fan favorite, You and the Space Between, by Miguel Azcue, a Ririe-Woodbury alum now based in Sweden. This work will challenge your notion of time and space and provide a playful and mesmerizing experience.

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City Creek Named Best Mall in the Americas

Published: 01/15/2013

by Jasen Lee, KSL

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City's newest shopping mecca is receiving international acclaim. City Creek Center has been named Best Retail Development by the International Property Awards for 2012.

 

City Creek Center, owned and managed by Michigan-based Taubman and co-developed with Utah-based City Creek Reserve Inc., won in the Americas region, which includes the U.S., Canada, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. The center also placed in the top three in the World's Best Retail Development category.

 

"City Creek Center broke new ground, from sustainable design and community collaboration to breathtaking features and amenities," said Ron Loch, vice president of planning and design for Taubman. "It's exciting to be recognized by this esteemed group as the best retail project in the Americas region in 2012."

 

Opened in March, City Creek is the centerpiece of Salt Lake City's mixed-use downtown redevelopment project undertaken privately by City Creek Reserve Inc. — a real estate arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

 

Anchored by Macy's and Nordstrom, the shopping center includes more than 100 stores and restaurants in a casual, walkable environment. The development is on track to attract 16.2 million visitors in its first year of operation.

 

"City Creek's unique retail center has enlivened the surrounding blocks,” said Bill Williams, lead architect for City Creek Reserve Inc. “It is attracting new residents and drawing locals and tourists downtown again."

Constructed for an estimated cost of more than $1 billion, the center anchors a sustainably designed urban community that features a 700,000-square-foot shopping center with a retractable roof, a creek, a pedestrian skybridge and choreographed fountains. 

 

“City Creek Center is a world-class experience in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City," said general manager Linda Wardell. "People have recognized this, and downtown Salt Lake City is more vibrant than ever."

 

Established 18 years ago, the International Property Awards recognize achievement in residential and commercial property development worldwide, including Africa, Europe, Arabia, Asia Pacific, the United Kingdom and the Americas.

 

Judging is carried out by a panel of more than 80 experts covering every aspect of the property business. The competition included more than 2,000 entries from 89 countries in categories such as retail, residential, office and mixed-use properties, among others.

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