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The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from May 2011

  • Summer Day Camps for SLC Kids

    Salt Lake's short-term summer day camps can be a great way to keep kids active during the summer vacation and still allow plenty of time for unstructured play and relaxation. I've put together a list of some of the best Salt Lake area summer day camps for kids. The possibilities are exciting and

  • Utah's Hidden Secret: Gilgal Sculpture Garden

    Not many people know about the Gilgal Sculpture Garden, but once you have discovered it, it will quickly become one of your favorite places in Salt Lake City! You can download and print our scavenger hunt and bring with you to the Sculpture Garden. This makes it fun for the kids to run around and

  • New Vieux at Living Traditions Festival

    It may be the fact that it’s the first outdoor festival of the season after a long snowy winter, it could be the diversity of cultures and people that attend, or it could just be the food, but the Living Traditions Festival, presented by the Salt Lake City Arts Council this weekend May 20–22, is one

  • Kiler Grove, an Urban Winery in Salt Lake

    Urban wineries are appearing all over the United States in downtown or industrial park settings with tasting rooms and retail shops attached. Simply put, an urban winery includes everything but the vineyard. They closely resemble craft breweries or gourmet boutiques offering a smaller, more finely

  • New Deli in Salt Lake: Deli-ghtful and Deli-cious

    If you've ever been lucky enough to visit or live in a city where authentic delis are a way of life, your food fortune has arrived in Salt Lake. A brand new and very authentic delicatessen has just opened in the funky 9th and 9th neighborhood, occupying a charming bungalow in that cherished quarter.

  • Tedeschi Trucks Band: Big Soulful Blues headed to Salt Lake

    Just when you think you know somebody they go and surprise you all over again. That’s the modus oprendi for husband and wife blues team, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi. Trucks, a Grammy Award Winner, has a two decade track record of touring with his band, The Derek Trucks Band, being the guitarist

  • Join the SLC Summer Crew!

    It seems as though by omitting a few details, everyone who has moved to Utah tells the exact same story – “I came out to Utah from ___insert hometown here___ one winter to ski/snowboard. ___insert plural number___ years later, I’m still here and can’t imagine living anywhere else.” Understandably

  • 'Sunset Boulevard' at Pioneer Memorial Theatre

    Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard , based on the 1950 Billy Wilder film, is the darkly compelling story of Norma Desmond, a faded, deluded Hollywood star, and Joe Gillis, an unemployed screenwriter looking to take advantage of the old lady's madness. It's an engrossing and sadly familiar tale of

  • tUnE-yArDs Review and Black Angels on Friday

    To say that Merrill Garbus, ostensibly the band tUnE-yArDs, has a gift is an understatement. To try to adequately describe this gift and its manifestation from their show last Tuesday night, May 3rd at Urban Lounge, is next to impossible. Garbus, bass player Nate Brenner and a saxophone duo wove an

  • Give Mom the Gift of Entertainment

    Maybe you've have been thinking about what to get Mom for Mother's Day for the past 11 months, but for me, deciding on the perfect Mother's Day gift is a bit of a challenge. One gift that moms usually appreciate, though, is a pair of tickets to a favorite music, entertainment, or theater

  • Make Reservations Now for Mother's Day Brunch

    Moms take care of us all year, so shouldn't we pamper them a bit on Mother's Day? Taking Mom out for Mother's Day brunch lets her enjoy a lovely meal that she doesn't have to shop for, cook or clean up after. Many of Salt Lake City's favorite restaurants will be putting on fabulous brunches