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Apr 17
I Am T-Pain Tour

Be at Saltair when the I Am T-Pain Tour featuring T-Pain and guests Yung Cash, Vantrease and Big Reeno hits the stage.

Apr 17
2014 Salt Lake FanXperience

The 2014 Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience will take place April 17-19, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. The SOLD OUT 2013 Salt Lake Comic Con broke records including largest first year Comic Con in North America and was the largest convention ever in the state of Utah with over 72,000 Attendees. Dan Farr Productions has now booked virtually the entire Salt Palace Convention Center and is lining up a world class entertainment extravaganza for our awesome fans. Attendance to this event is expected to exceed 100,000. Thank you for your support!

Apr 11
The Rite of Spring

A not-to-be-missed premiere for Ballet West's 50th anniversary! Resident choreographer Nicolo Fonte pays tribute to Stravinsky's epic creation, "The Rite of Spring." This new take on the iconic score promises to be powerful, dazzling and thought provoking. Also on the program is the Ballet West premiere of Jiri Kylian's urgent and tender "Forgotten Land," set to Benjamin Britten's stirring "Sinfonia da Requiem," and George Balanchine's classic "Divertimento No. 15," which embodies the playful elegance of Mozart's music.

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Living Planet Aquarium Sees Record Attendance in 2012

Published: 02/13/2013

UtahBusiness.com

The Living Planet Aquarium received 457,619 visits in 2012, the most it has had since it opened in 2004. This is an increase of 14 percent from the previous record, 392,135 in 2010.

The year also gave The Living Planet the highest annual percentage increase among all aquariums in the United States in 2012. General admission attendance includes school visits, birthday parties and special event rentals.

“The Living Planet Aquarium had a terrific January and February after unveiling the river otter exhibit, with over 98,000 visits, which is more than 39 percent higher than the prior year,” said Angie Hyde, the aquarium’s director of public relations and marketing. “We also broke our prior 2010 summertime record of 114,970 with 124,852 visits in 2012.”

The Living Planet Aquarium plans to move to a new, larger location at 12033 S Lone Peak Parkway in Draper in December. It will offer expanded educational programs, field trips and hands-on learning.

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