Around the SL,UT January 13, 2012

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Tonight & tomorrow, head to the Maverik Center for Utah Grizzlies Beer Fest! Extra beer selections from local brewers will be available. $2 beers, and live music from American Hitmen. Tickets start at $9, and there really isn’t a bad seat in this arena. Come be a part of the action.

Tickets are still available for Jim Gaffigan at Kingsbury Hall, Friday & Saturday shows. Don’t forget, Mike Birbiglia is debuting his newest tour next week.

Cool local ska legends, Sturgeon General (<-Facebook link) reunite this weekend for two shows, Friday & Saturday at Piper Down. Shows start about 9pm.

Q with Jian Ghomeshi is coming next week! Canada’s top arts, culture and entertainment show is at The State Room for a very special live-audience show. Don’t miss this rare chance to catch one of radio’s hottest shows live in Salt Lake City. The show will feature live music from Tennis, the Denver, Colorado indie rockers; Booker Prize-winning author Margaret Atwood and filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal. Baichwal is the creator of the acclaimed documentaries “Manufactured Landscapes” and “Act of God”. Her new film, “Payback” is an adaptation of Atwood’s 2008 essay collection on wealth, debt, injustice and reparation and will premiere at Sundance.

Want to get politically active or at least more aware? There’s a group that meets most Fridays at Piper Down. You should come to a Drinking Liberally Pub Quiz at Piper Down. Coming January 20th, a special event with Geeks Who Drink pub quiz. Come rub elbows with local politicians and candidates, and other like-minded individuals while enjoying an exciting night of pub quiz. They’ll begin assembling teams and getting their first round of drinks around 6:30, then the quiz begins at 7pm.

Speaking of pub quizzes, Park City will soon have their own quiz at The Sidecar beginning Thursday, February 2. If you’re a Park City resident, or happen to be up on the slopes on a Thursday, be sure to stop in and enjoy the game.

 

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