Art Access: Uplifting Artists With Disabilities

PHOTOS: Johnny Cowan The Americans With Disabilities Act was only passed in 1990, but Salt Lake–based nonprofit Art Access has been fighting for accessibility within art since 1984—and they’re not stopping anytime soon. Art Access provides opportunities for disabled artists to be visible within…

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Liz Lambson & the Utah Black History Museum

The term “Renaissance Woman” gets thrown around quite a bit, but it truly applies to Salt Lake’s Liz Lambson. Lambson is an accomplished artist, musician, actor, and writer. She is also the Executive Director of the Utah Black History Museum. The museum is unique not only for the trove of artifacts…

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The 12th Annual Urban Arts Fest

Art festivals in Salt Lake have provided a way for local art to break out of the museum and into the community. Flooding the streets of downtown with vendors, musicians, performance artists, and more gives community members an opportunity to find common ground through art. The Utah Arts Alliance’s…

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Tsuki Sake: Balancing Traditional and Modern Brewing

Photos: copyright 2022 John Taylor One of Salt Lake's best kept secrets is that we have our very own sake brewing company. Jillian Watanabe of Tsuki Sake is a trailblazer in Salt Lake's brewery community; she operates Utah’s first and only premium, craft American sake company. Introducing Jillian…

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Elizabeth Kimball and Wasatch Adaptive Sports

Elizabeth Kimball flicks on the lights and powers up a large heating unit in the high-ceiling garage at the Wasatch Adaptive Sports offices in Murray. She mentions that they recently took over the garage unit next door, a testament to the growth of the organization. Since 1977, Wasatch Adaptive…

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Discover Asian Culture at Salt Lake's Chinatown Market

Photos: copyright 2022 Logan Sorenson Salt Lake's Chinatown Experience Are you searching for a Chinatown experience in Salt Lake? You’ll know you’ve arrived when you see the Chinatown Market’s traditional red gate rising above the surrounding buildings at 3390 State Street. This 5.7-acre shopping…

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Celebrate Juneteenth in Salt Lake

There are many public events and celebrations going on in Salt Lake and surrounding communities to celebrate Juneteenth in Utah this year. Juneteenth commemorates the date that the abolition of slavery was finally announced in Texas more than 2 years after the official signing of the Emancipation…

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Assisting Immigrants at the Spice Kitchen Incubator

Photos: copyright 2022 Roberto Valdez Spice Kitchen Incubator Serves Up Delicious Opportunity to New Americans in Utah Colorful Venezuelan beet salad, Iraqi beef kebabs and rare, vegan-option mole verde: These are just a few of Spice Kitchen Incubator’s mouth-watering, unique recipes from around the…

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Tyler Glenn and LoveLoud

Meeting the Neon Trees' front man, Tyler Glenn, is an exceptional experience. He is soft spoken and thoughtful, and yet he communicates powerfully his passion for helping LGBTQ youth. When his friend, Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons, called him about his idea to put on a concert to support, affirm…

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Salute To Amazing Salt Lake Women for Women's History Month

March is National Women's History Month, and the Utah Women’s Mural commissioned by Zions Bank for the side of the Dinwoody building in Downtown Salt Lake City is more than just a nod to The Beatles’ iconic Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover. The piece, which was directed and created…

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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Salt Lake

January 17th marks the 36th year Americans have celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and if you're in Salt Lake, there are many great and meaningful ways to observe it. With a rally and march, a celebration of local black artists, a film screening and a book discussion about racism, speakers, and…

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Get Ready for the Utah Pride Road Rally 2021

Get your engines ready, folx, because it’s almost time for the second annual LGBTQ Road Rally! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Utah Pride Center (@utahpridecenter) John Johnson is the Director of Administration and Operations at the Utah Pride Center. He’s also the…

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Best Bets for Sushi in Salt Lake

Our mountainous, landlocked state probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you think of sushi. But we’re here to tell you that there’s actually fresh sushi in Utah, extraordinarily fresh. No remorseful, week-old grocery store sushi to be found (at least not in this list). With the…

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Beekeeper Daniel Adesina Oduntan and Bee-Craft Consult

Adesina Daniel Oduntan is an expert beekeeper who runs a unique Salt Lake business - Bee-Craft Consult. Daniel brought his business to Utah from Nigeria and has found great success here amongst the friendly locals. As a university agriculture student, Daniel decided that he was going to be…

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Four Local Shops to Mix Up Your Style in Salt Lake

There’s a vibrant community of local entrepreneurs located in Salt Lake City who pride themselves on personal expression and inclusivity. Through the lenses of clothing and body art, three local apparel shops—A ’La Mode SLC, Copperhive Vintage and Twisted Roots—celebrate expressive clothing styles…

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