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(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Devan Wetenkamp, left, and Jonah Ericson operate puppet flamingoes as Salt Lake City hosts Busker Fest along Main Street and Gallivan Ave., with traveling and local street performers on Saturday, May 27, 2021. This year's version of Busker Fest happens June 24-25, 2022, and organizers are seeking applications from performers.

Busker Fest, Salt Lake City’s downtown street event, is looking for performers

By Palak Jayswal | April 20, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Blake Peterson | Park City Song Summit) Ben Anderson, center, founder of Park City Song Summit, chats with Julia Stout, left, the summit's director of event operation), and Julia Rametta, director of business operations.

Stars of rock, country, blues and punk will play and talk at ‘anti-festival’ Park City Song Summit

By Palak Jayswal | April 20, 2022, 4:04 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Ashish Maheshwari enjoys the spring weather at the Holi Festival of Colors in Spanish Fork, on Saturday, March 26, 2022. The festival with continues on Sunday, included music, yoga, food, and hourly color throws for those attending.

Photo gallery: Spanish Fork temple holds annual Holi Festival of Colors

By The Salt Lake Tribune | March 27, 2022, 2:28 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Students from Judge Memorial Catholic High School dance in the Saint Patrick's Parade at the Gateway in Salt Lake City, on Saturday, March 12, 2022.

Photo gallery: St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns to Salt Lake City

By The Salt Lake Tribune | March 13, 2022, 12:45 a.m.

(Utah Museum of Fine Arts) Gretchen Dietrich, center, director of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, stands with W. James Tozer Jr. and Elizabeth Farrar Tozer, in the UMFA lobby that has now been named after them. The Tozers have given UMFA a $400,000 gift to endow special exhibitions, the museum announced on Feb. 23, 2022.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts receives $400,000 endowment

By Palak Jayswal | February 24, 2022, 2:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy Lia Chang/National Asian Artists Project) Ali Ewoldtand Jonny Lee Jr. star in the musical “Gold Mountain.”

After 24 years, musical love story ‘Gold Mountain’ will have its world debut in West Valley City

By Scott D. Pierce | November 1, 2021, 4:29 p.m.

"Mystic Mike" Ginsburg sits with his dog, Stella, on bluff overlooking his property near Monroe, Utah, where the Mystic Hot Springs owner plans to build an art installation that could be seen from Interstate 70. It's a project that started thanks to rumors he was bringing Antifa to town to cause problems last Pioneer Day.

Robert Gehrke: Antifa not showing up last Pioneer Day sent ‘Mystic Mike’ on a pioneering quest

By Robert Gehrke | July 25, 2021, 5:54 a.m.

(Hiroyuki Ito | The New York Times) Orchestra musicians perform in New York on Sept. 22, 2010. Rearranging musicians could significantly reduce aerosol buildup on stage, a new study says.

Musical Chairs? Swapping seats could reduce orchestra aerosols.

By Emily Anthes | The New York Times | June 25, 2021, 8:53 p.m.

(Salt Lake County Animal Services) Tattoos provided to patrons at the Tats for Cats event at Fallen Angel Tattoos on June 4 and June 5.

Tattoo studio partners with local animal organization in fundraiser

By Jordan Miller | June 9, 2021, 12:55 a.m.

(Photo courtesy Pioneer Theatre Company) Christopher Massimine, seen here at the Tony Awards in New York, has been managing director of Utah's Pioneer Theatre Company since July 1, 2019.

Claims on Pioneer Theatre managing director’s resumé seem to be bogus

By Sean P. Means | June 5, 2021, 2:05 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Pride Flag flies over City Hall, on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

With the parade canceled, here’s how you can still celebrate Pride Week

By Connor Sanders | June 3, 2021, 12:09 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of Joshua Black/Salt Lake Acting Company) The old 19th Ward meetinghouse, which is home to Salt Lake Acting Company, is undergoing renovations.

5 things you’ll see in the remodel of Salt Lake Acting Company’s quirky former LDS meetinghouse

By Scott D. Pierce | May 7, 2021, 6:38 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Workers place a new art installation featuring a life-size sumo wrestler, in front of the Mountain West Commercial Real Estate building, previously the KALL Radio 910 broadcast station, on South Temple, in Salt Lake City, on Monday, March 29, 2021.

Photos: Sumo wrestler sculpture unveiled on South Temple in SLC

By Rick Egan | March 30, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Jazz Khai Bynum) Jazz Khai Bynum is a member of Ballet West II.

Black Utah ballerinas help shape new policies to welcome dancers of color into the ‘white ballet world’

By Scott D. Pierce | February 21, 2021, 11:40 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The marquee of the Capitol Theatre in downtown Salt Lake City. The theater, home to Ballet West and Utah Opera, is one of four Salt Lake County-operated arts venues that will remain closed through Feb. 28, 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Salt Lake County will keep its art venues closed through February because of COVID-19 concerns

By Sean P. Means | December 18, 2020, 8:14 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  The Salt Lake City Art for Hope public art project, in Sugar House. The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City launched the project, displays original, digital artwork depicting messages of hope, resilience and unity from local artists.

This outdoor art project adds vibrancy to overlooked parts of Salt Lake City

By Sara Tabin | December 12, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

(Beau Pearson  |  courtesy of Ballet West) Artist Olivia Gusti and first soloist Tyler Gum (foreground) rehearse, in socially distanced conditions, for Ballet West's season opener, "Nine Sinatra Stories."

Here’s how Utah’s struggling live-event businesses can get $3 million in grants

By Sara Tabin | December 13, 2020, 3:26 a.m.

(Al Hartmann  |  Salt Lake Tribune file photo) A view of the Bearclaw run at Sundance Mountain Resort, when a group called Follow the Flag had a 150-foot long American flag taken down the slope  by skiers in 2018. Actor, filmmaker and activist Robert Redford announced Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, that he is selling the resort he opened in 1969 to two investment companies, Broadreach Capital Partners and Cedar Capital Partners, for an undisclosed sum.

Exclusive: Robert Redford sells Sundance Mountain Resort to pair of high-end resort firms

By Sean P. Means | December 12, 2020, 3:38 a.m.

(Zak Podmore | The Salt Lake Tribune) A nearly 10-foot tall steel sculpture that discovered in a remote canyon in San Juan County in mid-November drew attention from around the world.

Robert Gehrke: Utah’s obelisk was a beautiful mystery and it’s a good thing it’s gone

By Robert Gehrke | December 2, 2020, 5:52 p.m.

(Casey Welch  |  Photo courtesy of The 5 Browns) The Utah-raised piano quintet The 5 Browns — from left, Gregory, Desirae, Deondra, Melody and Ryan — will perform a livestreamed benefit concert from Utah Valley University's Noorda Center on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020.

Venues are closed, so Utah arts groups are streaming their holiday cheer

By Sean P. Means | November 30, 2020, 11:38 p.m.