A major Utah arts group is changing its name, but not its mission.
The Park City Performing Arts Foundation, which books concerts and other events at Park City's Eccles Center (and, in the summer, at Deer Valley's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater), has renamed itself the Park City Institute, officials announced Monday.
"We have chosen a name that better reflects what we do and who we've grown to become," Teri Orr, executive director of the newly named institute, said in a statement. "We have evolved into an organization exploring and presenting so much more than performing arts."
Orr cited the institute's afterschool literacy center, called IQ HQ, as well as its presentations of speakers at TEDx conferences. Also, the word "foundation" was often misleading, because the organization doesn't give grant money.