ARTISTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ARTISTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Opera brings Orpheus into 21st century http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407818-223/orpheus-utah-bennett-artists.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407818-223/orpheus-utah-bennett-artists.html.csp">Utah Opera brings Orpheus into 21st century</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Reese Newton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T08:52:52.137-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 08:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The story of Orpheus and Eurydice is a tale as old as time: the legend of a musician who is allowed to retrieve his wife from the underworld but will lose her forever if he looks back at her. Utah playwright David Kranes put an intriguing twist on the Greek myth in his libretto for Utah composer Marie Nelson Bennett’s short opera “Orpheus Lex,” which received its Western U.S. premiere in the Salt Lake Vocal Artists’ season-opening concert on Saturday. The composer described her music well in an ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407818@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:52:52 MDT Utah Bucket List: Violinist in tune with Zion National Park http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58247716-78/zion-park-national-panitch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58247716-78/zion-park-national-panitch.html.csp">Utah Bucket List: Violinist in tune with Zion National Park</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:16:23.119-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Zion National Park • As a violinist, Rachel Panitch never expected her name to be linked to those of Ansel Adams, William Henry Jackson, George Catlin, Henry Thoreau and Thomas Moran. But, thanks to a National Park Service program that lets artists live temporarily in parks across the country, the Boston resident can be grouped with the painters, photographers and writers who helped preserve and promote the nation’s most scenic locations. Panitch, who also composes music, spent the month of Apri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58247716@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:16:23 MDT Photos: Unclaimed art gets new home with Salt Lake residents once homeless http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407624-223/art-utah-artists-arts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407624-223/art-utah-artists-arts.html.csp">Photos: Unclaimed art gets new home with Salt Lake residents once homeless</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T16:17:01.822-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unclaimed pieces of art found new homes Friday with residents of a Salt Lake City transitional housing complex managed by the Road Home shelter. Utah Arts & Museums has amassed a collection of paintings, drawings, photographs and prints over the years that were submitted by Utah artists but were never signed or claimed by their creators. Selling the art didn’t seem right, so staff members created the Art in Your Home donation program for the residents of Palmer Court, said Utah Arts & Museums ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407624@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:17:01 MDT Massive Paul McCartney tribute CD due in November http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58404202-223/mccartney-due-massive-paul.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58404202-223/mccartney-due-massive-paul.html.csp">Massive Paul McCartney tribute CD due in November</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T16:06:02.119-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 04:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bob Dylan, Billy Joel and Willie Nelson are among the artists performing Paul McCartney songs in a massive tribute to the former Beatle due out in November. Up to 42 songs are featured in “The Art of McCartney,” available in various formats including a two-CD package and box set. Organizers said Tuesday that it’s due out Nov. 18, the brainchild of Los Angeles producer Ralph Sall. He’s been working on it since 2003, and on many of the cuts, the artists are backed by McCartney’s current band. McCa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584042022014-09-12T16:06:02.119-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T16:06:02.119-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58404202@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:06:02 MDT Porchfest: 71 bands on 35 Salt Lake City porches http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58398129-223/lake-salt-neighborhood-porches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58398129-223/lake-salt-neighborhood-porches.html.csp">Porchfest: 71 bands on 35 Salt Lake City porches</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T01:01:03.853-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Saturday, porches become stages; gardens become art galleries; and hundreds of local musicians and artists share their talents in the picturesque neighborhood immediately west of the University of Utah. The festivities run from 1 to 10 p.m. Admission is free. “Porchfest Salt Lake celebrates the very essence of community,” says Esther Hunter, chairwoman of the East Central Community Council that organizes the event. “It’s friends performing for friends on the front porch, children dancing on ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398129@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT Comic Con: ‘Disney Infinity’ artist’s incredible dream came true http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58326157-223/character-love-giant-iron.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58326157-223/character-love-giant-iron.html.csp">Comic Con: ‘Disney Infinity’ artist’s incredible dream came true</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T20:49:19.791-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 08:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt;Hogarth Hughes stood bravely before the robot’s charging energy cannon, risking certain death to tell his metal friend that he has a choice to be whatever he wants to be: “You choose.” That theme of “The Iron Giant” deeply resonates with Matt Thorup. The Utahn has loved drawing since he was even younger than Hogarth, but making a living out of his passion seemed like wishful thinking. But then, in 2004, he saw Pixar’s “The Incredibles,” the lauded superhero adventure. And Thorup,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58326157@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 20:49:19 MDT Review: Artists cover landmark Johnny Cash album http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58322791-223/cash-album-johnny-tears.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58322791-223/cash-album-johnny-tears.html.csp">Review: Artists cover landmark Johnny Cash album</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN CARUCCI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T11:16:07.752-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Throughout his career, Johnny Cash sang about the downtrodden, giving a voice to the voiceless. But his 1964 concept album, “Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian,” started a new conversation about social awareness. The collection of songs written by Cash and Peter La Farge provided strong commentary about the U.S. government’s mistreatment of American Indians. Cash’s record label tried talking him out of releasing the album, fearing it would alienate his country music fan base, but his r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583227912014-08-28T11:16:07.752-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T11:16:07.752-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58322791@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:16:07 MDT Music site SoundCloud to start paying artists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58321911-79/artists-site-soundcloud-music.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58321911-79/artists-site-soundcloud-music.html.csp">Music site SoundCloud to start paying artists</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T11:19:02.335-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • SoundCloud says it will start paying artists and record firms whose music is played on the popular streaming site. Berlin-based SoundCloud boasts some 175 million unique listeners a month, but so far those who upload tracks to the site haven’t received money. The move coincides with the introduction of ads, the revenue from which will be shared with musicians and rights holders. SoundCloud founder Alexander Ljung said Thursday that artists will be able to decide which tracks the audio a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583219112014-08-21T11:19:02.335-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T11:19:02.335-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321911@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:19:02 MDT Local artists donate work to help Conservation Garden Park http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58297048-66/garden-park-artists-auction.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58297048-66/garden-park-artists-auction.html.csp">Local artists donate work to help Conservation Garden Park</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T15:37:16.466-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 03:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Local artists — some of whom have unique personal stories — are donating their works for a charity auction set for this weekend. The auction is to benefit Conservation Garden Park, a West Jordan botanical garden that offers free classes on landscaping for Utah’s climate. The auction is set for Saturday at the garden’s Education Center, 8275 S. 1300 West, West Jordan, during the annual Party in the Park event — with silent bidding running from 4 to 8 p.m. Nearly 50 pieces of art have been produce...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297048@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:37:16 MDT Pandora cuts first-ever direct deal with artists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58267350-223/pandora-artists-deal-merlin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58267350-223/pandora-artists-deal-merlin.html.csp">Pandora cuts first-ever direct deal with artists</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RYAN NAKASHIMA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T11:19:37.156-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 11:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin that both said would mean higher payments to artists and more play for them on Pandora stations. That means Merlin-represented artists like Arcade Fire, Bad Religion and Lenny Kravitz could get more rotations as their representatives will be able to lobby Pandora to place their songs earlier in playlists where they fit. Artists wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582673502014-08-06T11:19:37.156-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T11:19:37.156-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267350@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:19:37 MDT Q&A: Talking classics and country with the Doobie Brothers’ Tom Johnston http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58182362-223/band-lot-music-songs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58182362-223/band-lot-music-songs.html.csp">Q&A: Talking classics and country with the Doobie Brothers’ Tom Johnston</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Stephen Speckman </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T09:23:07.555-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 09:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Doobie Brothers debuted their first studio album in 1971. The band racked up a string of hits and Grammy Awards throughout the ’70s and into the ’80s and established itself as a prolific touring group. Despite disbandment and many incarnations with members who joined and left the band (notable among them Michael McDonald), the Doobie Brothers are touring again. The band will play with Boston at Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City on Tuesday. Guitarist and vocalist Tom Johnston, one of th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182362@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 09:23:07 MDT Artists rule at Park City Kimball Arts Festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58216236-223/festival-park-art-artists.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58216236-223/festival-park-art-artists.html.csp">Artists rule at Park City Kimball Arts Festival</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T13:34:30.499-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 01:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For folks in Summit County, the Park City Kimball Arts Festival is a great party for the locals. For art lovers outside Summit County, the event — returning for its 45th year to Park City’s Main Street, Aug. 1-3— is a chance to get out of the August heat and maybe take a weekend getaway. For artist Todd Anderson, the festival “changed my entire life.” Three years ago, Anderson, who lives in Sandy, was working a full-time job as a graphic designer. “Art has been my passion, but I kind of took t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216236@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:34:30 MDT Macy’s City Creek seeking artists for holiday candy windows http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58238009-66/artists-store-macy-create.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58238009-66/artists-store-macy-create.html.csp">Macy’s City Creek seeking artists for holiday candy windows</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:03:50.521-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Is it time to think about Christmas already? It is if you’re a major department store, or an artist who wants to create a classic display for one. The Macy’s City Creek store, at 21 S. Main in downtown Salt Lake City, is again putting the call out to artists to create the store’s holiday candy windows — a tradition that dates back to when the Macy’s there was a ZCMI store. Macy’s will chose six artists to create a window display that evokes Salt Lake City and is made entirely of candy. This year...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238009@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:03:50 MDT Choral Artists want historic church to be permanent home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58175263-223/choral-lake-salt-slca.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58175263-223/choral-lake-salt-slca.html.csp">Choral Artists want historic church to be permanent home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Reese Newton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T10:57:50.034-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 10:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake Choral Artists isn’t just a choir. It’s seven choirs under one umbrella, for starters. But singing is only half the story. SLCA also conducts a busy schedule of classes, workshops, retreats and outreach activities for interested singers and conductors at varying levels of proficiency. One of its signature offerings is the Summer Choral Institute, which for the past seven summers has brought together ad-hoc groups of adults and teens to perform choral masterworks, as well as lighter fa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58175263@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:57:50 MDT