Around the SL,UT June 17, 2011

By HolySavior | Filed in slc blog

Tonight, enjoy the warm weather and hit the street, for the SLC Fashion Stroll. This a broad spectrum of Salt Lake City’s creative community. Live music & DJs, street performance & dance, with homegrown fashion & design. This event is free to the public, and happens one night only this year on 300 south between 200-300 east. Shop at eclectic local businesses, and visit dozens of street vendors offering handmade and unique crafts & fashions. The music goes all night, and there are endless distractions to keep you thoroughly entertained. Dress any way you like, and come out for a fun night.

Harmons presents the Canine Casino Night at Radisson Hotel, Saturday, June 18 from 7-11:30pm. Support No More Homeless Pets in a night of casino games in a classy atmosphere. Put on your cocktail attire, and well-behaved dogs are welcome. Admission is $45 at the door, which includes signature drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

This weekend, it’s time to enjoy the Damn These Heels LGBT Film Festival. Check out the schedule here.

Feeling a little undead? Saturday night is the Zombie pub crawl. Dress up, and bring a couple forms of ID so the pubs can tell who you are under the makeup. It begins 7pm at The Jackalope Lounge.

For some brews in the sun, head into the mountains for the Snowbird Brewfest. Saturday and Sunday from noon-7pm, admission is free, sample tokens are $1. On Sunday you can enjoy an all-you-can-eat Father’s Day brunch for $18.95 for adults, $10.95 kids under 12.

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Must hear music:

Friday –  The Suicycles CD Release Party, Muscle Hawk, Dirty Blonde, Jake Allred at Bar Deluxe 9pm $5 
Saturday –  Nick Neihart at Kilby Court 7pm $6
Sunday – Poison, Motley Crue, New York Dolls at Usana Ampitheatre 7pm $37.50
Monday – Matt & Kim, The Thermals at In The Venue 6:30pm $17.50
Tuesday – Theta Naught, The 321s at The City Library 7pm free
Wednesday – Sondre Lerche, Nightlands, Kishi Bashi at Urban Lounge 9pm $15

Drinks:

Friday – $1 PBR at Tony’s (3165s 1300e)
Saturday – $2.50 domestic pints at The Green Pig (31w 400s)
Sunday – $6.75 pitchers at Cheers To You Midvale (7642s State)
Monday – $12 pizza & pitcher at Canyon Inn (3700e Ft. Union Blvd)
Tuesday – $3 Shiner Bock steins at The Huddle (2400e Ft. Union Blvd)
Wednesday – $2 shots at Wasted Space (1420w 200s)
Thursday – $6 Squatters/Wasatch pitchers at Devil’s Daughter (533 south 500w)

Drink specials are endangered, & the Utah Hospitality Association needs your help to file a legal injunction against the state. Check them out, and donate!

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Damn These Heels! LGBT Film Festival

By HolySavior | Filed in Special events

This weekend, Salt Lake Film Society and the SLC Film Center are presenting their annual Damn These Heels! LGBT Film Festival. Passes on sale at the Tower Theatre now and at www.damntheseheels.org. Tickets are $5 at the door.

Check out the films that will be showing:

Fri 6/17
7:00pm – Beginners
9:30pm – Who Took the Bomp? Le Tigre on Tour
11:00pm – All About Evil
Sat 6/18
11:00am – Elvis and Madona
1:30pm – Weekend
4:00pm – The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls
7:00pm – Circumstance
9:00pm – Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same
Sun 6/19
10:30am – Sunday School with Equality Utah
12:30pm – Different from Whom
3:00pm – August
5:15pm – Mangus!
7:15pm – L’amour fou
9:30pm – Gun Hill Road

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Around the SL,UT June 10, 2011

By HolySavior | Filed in slc blog

It’s officially summer! The Downtown Farmers Market kicks off this weekend. Each Saturday from 8am-1pm, crops, crafts, entertainment, and more at Pioneer Park. You can also hear great music, Saturday June 11 you can enjoy the market to the sounds of the incredible Joshua Payne Orchestra.

Also this weekend, the Utah Scottish Festival & Highland Games. Everyone can get a little Scottish in them and enjoy watching some real feats of strength at Thanksgiving point Friday from 5-10pm, and Saturday 8am-10pm. Tickets are $15, children under 12 free.

Want to escape the heat? Get some culture with some of the great performances happening right now. Rent opens tonight at Pioneer Theatre Company. The musical which tackles the issues of adulthood, urban life, AIDS, and relationships shows Monday-Thursday at 7:30pm, and Friday & Saturday at 8pm. Tickets from $34.

Utah’s most controversial choreographer presents The Very BEaST of SB Dance. Saturday, June 11, and Friday & Saturday the 17th & 18th at Jeanne Wagner Center. Tickets are $15, and there’s an after party for $37.50 after the June 11 performance.

Christopher Stephenson, Andrew Jensen, and Troy Taylor are Sketchophrenia, Utah’s hottest comedy, improv, and sketch group. Their newest show is Saturday, June 11, 7 pm & 9:30 pm. Tickets are $15 at the door.

And for more laughs, the first (and hopefully not last) Salt Lake Comedy Festival at The Grand Theatre Friday & Saturday. Improv Survivor at 7pm both nights, and the Wiseguys’ Rocky Mountain Laugh Off at 9:30pm. Tickets for each event are $8, $5 for students. There are also workshops and other events throughout Saturday, so check it out.

Coming next week, Damn! These Heels LGBT Film Fest, Zombie pub crawl, Snowbird Brewfest, and much more. Subscribe by email, bookmark this page, and check back whenever you think you’re bored.

Must hear music:

Friday –  Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at Sandy Ampitheater 8pm $15+ 
Saturday –  Manchester Orchestra at In The Venue 8pm $19
Sunday – Big Head Todd & The Monsters, Toots & the Maytals at Red Butte Garden 6pm $37
Wednesday – Taking Back Sunday at In The Venue 7pm $27
Thursday – Okkervil River, Titus Andronicus at Urban Lounge 9pm $15

Drinks:

Friday – $1 PBR at Tony’s (3165s 1300e)
Saturday – $2.50 domestic pints at The Green Pig (31w 400s)
Sunday – $6.75 pitchers at Cheers To You Midvale (7642s State)
Monday – $12 pizza & pitcher at Canyon Inn (3700e Ft. Union Blvd)
Tuesday – $3 Shiner Bock steins at The Huddle (2400e Ft. Union Blvd)
Wednesday – $2 shots at Wasted Space (1420w 200s)
Thursday – $6 Squatters/Wasatch pitchers at Devil’s Daughter (533 south 500w)

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