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In the current fractured political environment featuring a federal budget slashing arts funding and seemingly more intent on building walls than opening doors, Ballet West remains committed and confident about the benefits of cultural exchange. This month, Ballet West’s 2017 …

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    Al Ahad - The Hijab Project
    Jul 25th at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
    Al Ahad is an Arabic word meaning "indivisible" an...
    Aloe Blacc
    Jul 23rd at Deer Valley Outdoor Amphitheatre
    St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series...
    Elf Power
    Jul 23rd at Kilby Court
    S & S will present folk, indie psyche-rockers Elf...
    Pie-N-Beer Day
    Jul 23rd at Sugar Space at River District
    Sunday Assembly Salt Lake City invites you to a se...
    Pie & Beer Day
    Jul 24th at Beer Bar
    The 4th Annual Pie & Beer Day hosted by Bad Brad W...
    Days of '47 Sunrise Service
    Jul 24th at LDS Assembly Hall
    The Days of '47 Sunrise Service is a free event pr...
    Craig Morgan
    Jul 24th at SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre
    Country music star and U.S. Army veteran Craig Mor...




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