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Wednesday December 17th, 2014 - 8:00 am (18 total times)
Utah Arts & Museums will host its annual statewide exhibition "Utah '14: Painting & Sculpture," Nov. 21, 2014–Jan. 9, 2015, with a public reception on Nov. 21, from 6-9 p.m. where the Best in Show, Jurors' Award winners and Honorable Mentions will be announced. Visual arts competitions have been a project of Utah Arts & Museums since 1899, providing juried competitions open to artists across the state of Utah.
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Wednesday December 17th, 2014 - 8:00 am (23 total times)
Utah Arts & Museums announces the opening of "Natural Order: Photographs by Kent Budge," Nov. 21-Jan. 16, 2015. An opening reception will be held on Dec. 5, 2014, 6–9 p.m. during the Salt Lake Holiday Stroll. The exhibit will be closed Thanksgiving and Christmas and New Year's Day.
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Wednesday December 17th, 2014 - 9:00 am (4 total times)
Bank of Utah plans to warm up Utah families in need this holiday season by sponsoring its annual "Warm Bodies, Warm Souls" coat drive. The public is invited to donate new and gently-used coats, hats, scarves, gloves, blankets and other cold-weather accessories at Bank of Utah's 18 branches and mortgage loan offices. For more information and location addresses visit www.BankofUtah.com or Bank of Utah on Facebook.
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Wednesday December 17th, 2014 - 9:00 am (15 total times)
Come #GetClose on Wednesdays this winter, November through March with $1 admission! All admission fees go entirely toward conservation efforts to help ensure the continuation of endangered species protection programs, so you’re not only getting to visit Tracy Aviary; you’re also getting to help save the birds! Tracy Aviary is open year-round, so why not take advantage of the slower season by getting to spend more quality time with the birds?  Free-flight encounters are held in a beautiful, heated space as well, so be sure to check that out!
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Wednesday December 17th, 2014 - 9:00 am (25 total times)
Utah Arts & Museums invites all Utah secondary educators to encourage students to participate in Poetry Out Loud. Poetry Out Loud is a national initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation that encourages students in grades 9-12 to learn about great poetry through memorization, performance and competition. For information on participating, call 801-533-5760 or e-mail pol@utah.gov.
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Wednesday December 17th, 2014 - 9:00 am (23 total times)
The Utah Division of State History will hold the Utah Archaeology & Preservation Month Poster Contest. Entrants may choose any material, design, or medium, but the principal elements of the theme should depict aspects of Utah's archaeology, historic preservation, culture, or diversity. Posters should be submitted no later than Jan. 16, 2015 to: Antiquities Section, State History, 300 S. Rio Grande St., Salt Lake City, UT 84101. For more information, visit history.utah.gov, or contact Derinna Kopp at dkopp@utah.gov or 801-245-7245 or Kevin Fayles at kfayles@utah.gov or 801-245-7254.
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Wednesday December 17th, 2014 - 9:00 am (25 total times)
The Grand America Hotel is decked to the nines and prepared to delight children of all ages this holiday season. From its classic Holiday Window Stroll to breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Festivities include Candy Cane Corner, Nov. 19-30; Holiday Window Stroll, Nov. 19-Dec. 31, Gingerbread house, Nov. 19-Dec. 31, Maurice on Holiday, Nov. 28 (a book event for children. The reading includes milk, cookies and autographed copy of the book; 11 a.m. $20 per child, call 801-258-6557 to make a reservation), Victorian Afternoon Tea, Dec. 1-31, at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., Gingerbread House class on Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. and Holiday Dining, Sunday throughout December, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit www.grandamerica.com for information.
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Wednesday December 17th, 2014 - 9:00 am (25 total times)
Utah Arts & Museums' Rio and Alice galleries are accepting proposals for visual art exhibitions in June-December of 2015. Proposals are due Feb. 2, 2015. We welcome proposals from artists, arts organizations, and independent curators. These include both solo exhibitions and small group shows of two to eight artists or larger curated/juried exhibits. To submit a proposal for exhibition visit visualartsutah.org and download guidelines in the Galleries section.
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Wednesday December 17th, 2014 - 10:00 am (18 total times)
Registration is open for Oquirrh Mountain Symphony's 11th Annual Concerto Competition. The 2015 Concerto Competition is open to Singers and Instrumentalists of any nationality, divided into age categories. The finalists will be invited to perform as soloists in May 2015 with the Oquirrh Mountain Symphony (OMS) in the Spotlight Spectacular. The deadline for registration is Jan. 10, 2015. Visit omsymphony.org/2015-concerto-competition-registration for information.
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Wednesday December 17th, 2014 - 10:00 am (22 total times)
The Salt Lake Acting Company and The David Ross Fetzer Foundation for Emerging Artists will offer a playwright 35 years of age or younger a grant for a week-long rehearsal and development process of a new work, culminating in a staged reading at Salt Lake Acting Company. Applications and scripts will be accepted from Oct. 15, 2014 through Jan. 15, 2015. A selection committee consisting of playwrights, producers, directors, and young theatre artists will judge the submissions, selecting a winner by April 1, 2015. Application information can be found at www.thedaveyfoundation.org or www.saltlakeactingcompany.org.
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