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Around the SL,UT June 3, 2011

June 3, 2011

Pride Festival, free tickets for Earth Fest, Iron & Wine, great lineup of music and comedy, and don’t forget the kick-off of classic movies on 35mm at Tower Theatre kicking off with Pulp Fiction this weekend. It’s time to get Around the SL,UT.

Yes, it’s Pride Fest time, and that means there are fabulous celebrations happening. The festival gates open at 4pm Saturday, and 11am Sunday. Tickets are $10. The big parade is Sunday at 10am, beginning at 400 east and 300 south, heading north to 200 south, and traveling westbound to West Temple. Friday night, head to Piper Down for their pride party (9pm) hosted by celebrity impersonator Jason Cozmo. For more great events, I couldn’t recommend anyone better than Princess Kennedy to fill you in.

Celebrate the all-new Gallivan Center at EarthFest this Saturday. Garbett Homes is presenting a day of music and celebrating living green from 4-9pm. Several acts including Cobra Starship, Boys Like Girls, All Time Low, Downtown Fiction, and more will take the stage. Tickets are only $10, but for you loyal WWJDinSLC followers, I have a stash of free tickets you can pick up at Bakery & Brews in Murray (625 west 5300 south). Just tell them Jesus sent you and get a pair of tickets while supplies last.

Gutenberg! The Musical! runs June 3-19 at Egyptian Theatre in Park City. It’s been described as “Spinal Tap meets Saturday Night Live meets Waiting For Guffman.” A pair of aspiring playwrights try to get backing for their big musical about printing press inventor Johann Gutenberg. Tickets are $18-30, and you can use discount code “planb” for $15 tickets at select shows.

Only 1 week until Sketchophrenia, and tickets will sell out. Christopher Stephenson, Andrew Jensen, and Troy Taylor are not only hysterically funny, but they also follow this drunken Jesus. They’ve prepared a brand new show for their Post Theater appearances on June 11. Tickets are only $10 at Brown Paper Tickets.

Must hear music:

Friday –  Iron & Wine at In The Venue 6pm $25 
Saturday –  Michael Gross & The Statuettes, Long Distance Operator, Small Town Sinners at Bar Deluxe 9pm $5
Monday – Johnny Cash tribute: Cash’d Out at A Bar Named Sue 9pm $5
Tuesday – Indie/folk: Moccosal, Bobby & the Tiger at Kilby Court 7pm
Wednesday – Pink Floyd tribute: House of Floyd at The State Room 8pm $17
Thursday – Experimental: Woodsman, Tape Deck Mountain, Silver Antlers at Urban Lounge 9pm $7

Drinks:

Friday – $2 Whiskey with any beer at Club 48 (16w 4800s)
Saturday – $2.50 domestic pints at The Green Pig (31w 400s)
Sunday – $1 drafts at The Tavernacle (201e 300s)
Monday – $2 cocktails at Johnny’s On Second (165e 200s)
Tuesday – $3 Shiner Bock steins at The Huddle (2400e Ft. Union Blvd)
Wednesday – $2 shots at Wasted Space (1420w 200s)
Thursday – $2 PBR tallboys at Lumpy’s Downtown (145 west Pierpont Ave)

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Summer of 35mm Midnight films at Tower Theatre

June 1, 2011

Summer time is the time for late night classic movies. Tower Theatre is showing a cult classic each weekend. Shows start at 11pm Friday & Saturday, and a Sunday matinee at noon. Tickets are $5 each, and they have commissioned local artists to design movie posters for each screening, which will be sold for $35.

6/3 – 6/5: Pulp Fiction
6/10 – 6/12: Enter the Dragon
6/18: Black Dynamite
6/24 – 6/26: A Fistful of Dollars
7/1 – 7/3: The Breakfast Club
7/8 – 7/10: The Birds
7/15 – 7/17: The Godfather Part II
7/22 – 7/24: Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure
7/29 – 7/31: Jaws
8/5 – 8/7: Labyrinth
8/12 – 8/14: Office Space
8/19 – 8/21: Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
8/26 – 8/28: The Room
9/2 – 9/3: Hedwig and the Angry Inch w/ Live Stage Show ($10)

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Savor the Summit

May 30, 2011

The Park City Area Restaurant Association is taking over Park City’s historic Main Street for a one-night only mountain dining experience – the fourth annual Savor the Summit on Saturday, June 25.

Savor the Summit combines the city’s unique and diverse dining options and celebrated community atmosphere with an incredible culinary and visual experience. It is a unique celebration of fabulous food, drink and live music.

Make your reservations now for The Grande Table, a nearly mile-long continuous table staged in the middle of the street. You will be joining more than 2,000 diners in this unique, relaxed, comfortable environment. Several of the restaurants are already sold-out, so be sure to make your selection today.

Call your restaurant of choice for reservations, some of the restaurants have menus on the Savor the Summit website. Bon Appetite! (Updated 6/22)

350 Main
435.649.3140 Sold Out 

Bangkok Thai
$39.95 per person, $25 for wine pairing 435.649.8424 Sold Out 

Bistro 412
435.649.8211 Sold Out 

Blue Iguana
$60 per person, alcohol not included 435.658.9830 

Buona Vita
435. 649.1336 

Cisero’s Ristorante
435.649.5044 

Cuisine Unlimited
$100-150 per person includes cocktail 435.647.0010 

Easy Street
435.658.9425 

High West Distillery
435.649.8300 

Mustang
$65 per person, excludes alcohol 435.658.3957 

Park City Museum
435.649.7456 Sold Out 

Reef’s Restaurant
435.658.0323 Sold Out 

Riverhorse
435.649.3536 Sold Out 

Royal Street Cafe
435.645.6724 

Shabu
435.645.7253 Sold Out 

Silver
435.940.1000 Sold Out 

Silver Star Cafe
435.655.3456 Sold Out 

The Bridge Cafe and Grill
435.658.5451 

Wasatch Brew Pub
$48 per person, includes beer pairings 435.649.0900 Sold Out 

Zoom
435.649.9108 Sold out

Chimayo and Wahso sold out early, and the entire event will sell out soon.