For more than 70 years Brighton has set the bar high providing a quality mountain experience at a great value. Brighton is Utah's only resort that can boast that 100 percent of its terrain is accessible by high speed quads. Our five quads, one triple and magic carpet service 1,050 acres and 1,875 vertical feet of incredible Utah skiing. Other amenities include The New Millicent Chalet, three additional day lodges, high quality rentals, top notch ski and snowboard school, lockers, cafeterias, a pub, frequent public bus transportation from many points in downtown Salt Lake City and park and ride lots around the valley. What's more, kids seven and under ski and ride free. The mountain averages 500 inches of snow a winter. The snow is traditionally light, fluffy and dry making it a paradise for riders and skiers. Brighton is located directly in the path of winter storms and it is also at the very top of Big Cottonwood Canyon so it gets the very best of the "greatest snow on earth," and lots of it.
Solitude Mountain Resort is located a short 40-minute drive from the Salt Lake International Airport. With over 1200 acres of skiable terrain, Solitude is one of Utah's most intimate and inviting winter resorts. Over 500 inches of annual snowfall covers: 65 named trails, three bowls and groomers for every ability level. They also offer a family-friendly Terrain Park, as well... as a Nordic Center. And don't forget Honeycomb Canyon. It has some of the most awe inspiring, lift-served terrain in the country.
The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is Utah's primary cultural resource for global visual arts. It is unique in its dual role as a university and state art museum. It is Utah's only visual arts institution that collects, exhibits, interprets, and preserves a comprehensive collection of original art objects. Since the beginning, the UMFA has always made it a priority for its collections to represent principal artistic styles and world culture. Today the UMFA strives to give anyone the opportunity to experience different ideas, values, and cultures from its extensive art collections. The Utah Museum of Fine Arts was selected as Salt Lake City's 2008 Parents' Pick for Best Museum for Teens and Best Artsy Class for Little Kids as part of Nickelodeon's ParentsConnect's First Annual Parents' Picks Awards.
Salt Lake County Recreation facilities and programs serve over 1.6 million County residents each year. Thousands of people make use of County recreation facilities each day by working out, participating in a class, competing in a sports league or utilizing childcare services.
The Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center is a vital active hub for emerging and established artists and arts organizations. The Performing Arts Coalition conceived the project after completing a community cultural needs assessment. This center grew out of a need for additional rehearsal space for the tenants at Capitol Theatre as well as affordable performing spaces for the myriad performing arts companies that have developed over the last 25 years. Theatre Projects Consultants were hired to prepare the needs assessment and to develop a design scheme for the new performing arts center. The Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center contains the Black Box Theatre, the Studio Theatre and the Jeanne Wagner Theatre.
Family History Library was founded in 1894 to gather genealogical records and assist members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with their family history and genealogical research. It is the largest library of its kind in the world. It is visited by an estimated 1,900 patrons or more each day! The collection includes over 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed genealogical records; 742,000 microfiche; 310,000 books, serials, and other formats; 4,500 periodicals; 700 electronic resources.
The Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center is a vital active hub for emerging and established artists and arts organizations. The Performing Arts Coalition conceived the project after completing a community cultural needs assessment. This center grew out of a need for additional rehearsal space for the tenants at Capitol Theatre as well as affordable performing spaces for the myriad performing arts companies that have developed over the last 25 years. Theatre Projects Consultants were hired to prepare the needs assessment and to develop a design scheme for the new performing arts center. The Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center is an excellent example of a public/private funding partnership. Salt Lake County and the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City are the public components of this partnership, with Salt Lake County managing the Phase II construction and ultimately operating the facility once completed. Over seven million dollars was raised by the private sector to complete the partnership. The facility is named after major donor I. J. Wagner's mother, Rose. The Leona Wagner Black Box Theater is named after Mr. Wagner's sister and the 500-seat theatre is named after Mr. Wagner's late wife, Jeanne.
Organized in 1947 by the Salt Lake City Council of Women, the International Peace Gardens honor the various cultures throughout the world. The gardens were designed to encourage cultural tolerance and worldwide peace among all nations and classes of people. The gardens are famous for its plots, designed to represent more than 26 countries and 14 nations. Other items on display include flags, plaques and statues. The gardens provide a serene spot for relaxation and meditation. And there are a plethora of picture opportunities for those with a passion for photography.
The mission of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art is to encourage contemporary visual artists and art that challenge and educate public perceptions of civil, social and aesthetic issues affecting society. The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art as the Art Barn Association, was founded in 1931 with the leadership of Alta Rawlins Jensen. For the first thirty years, the Art Barn's activities were managed entirely by volunteers, with professional artists hired to teach classes. In 1979 the institution moved to its current location at 20 South West Temple, in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City.
The Farndale Avenue ladies don't shy from a challenge--though they probably should. Their current entry for the annual Guild Dramatic Society is a bold interpretation of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Despite that fact that Lady Macbeth now lost somewhere on the wrong bus and the props, sound effects, and light cues are rarely in the right place, the Farndale Avenue ladies are going to make it to that curtain call, by golly, if it kills you.
This is a bigger, badder, bonier version of the show they've been working on for a while - morbid humor, strange inventions, hugely athletic, and gorgeously produced. Live music provided by rock band Totem and Taboo.
Throughout history artists have studied other artists' work as a source of inspiration and to improve their own techniques. This fundamentals of drawing and painting course will teach you how to do the same; each session will involve close study in the galleries and then studio time to practice those art-making techniques. For ages 8-12.
Since its inception, Ballet West's Innovations has become a platform for up-and-coming American choreographers. This year's Innovations 2013 will spotlight new creations by Ballet West artists, the revival of Christopher Ruud's 2011 "Trapped" and a world premiere by renowned choreographer Jodie Gates.
The 19th Annual NACIP Powwow Contest Powwow & Festival "Salt Lake City's Hottest Intertribal Contest Powwow" with over over 65,000 people. Features the following: Intertribal Contest Powwow, Hand Drum Contest (ALL NEW, Food Booths, Arts & Crafts Booths, Entertainment, Children's Play Area, Days of 47 Parade, Dignitaries, Fireworks. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 7:00 AM: Vending Booths Open: 9:00 AM-12:00 Noon: Powwow Registration begins and ends for dancers and drums. And the Days of 47 Parade begins: 12:00 Noon: 1st Grand Entry: 1:00 PM-1:30 PM: Powwow Registration opens and closes: 3:00 PM Hand Drum registration begins: 3:30 PM: Open HAND DRUM CONTEST starts: 5:00 PM: 2nd Grand Entry: 8:00 PM: Powwow Ends and Award Ceremony: 9:00 PM: Entertainment: 10:00 PM Fireworks:
The Fatal Song is by Kathleen Cahill.
Alta is a skier's mountain - snowboarding is not allowed. Whatever your ability, Alta is for you! Deep powder, a variety of terrain, and spectacular scenery make Alta world-renowned. Alta Ski Area is open to the public all summer long for hiking and biking. Enjoy a fabulous lunch or brunch on weekends at the Alta Lodge or Rustler Lodge.
The Kimball Art Center is Park City's non-profit community art center. For 30 years, the Kimball has provided a venue for residents and visitors alike to experience the visual arts in an intimate setting. The Kimball produces exciting exhibits and activities for all art lovers, including a full-scale education program, popular art events such as the Park City Gallery Stroll, and fun large scale events such as the Park City Kimball Arts Festival. Visit, and see what discoveries await.
Long before Park City became a world class mountain resort and venue for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, it was famous as a silver mining town, and boasts a lively and colorful past. Founded by prospectors in the late 1860's, Park City continued to mine silver until the early 1970's. The mining company, Park City Consolidated Mines, started the ski business in 1963, when they built the first lifts on what was then called Treasure Mountain. The Park City area now has three world class resorts: Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort, and the Canyons Resort.
It's the smiling staff who carry your skis from the car to the snow. It's bottomless powder turns in an expertly gladed aspen forest...even days after a storm. It's the limited number of daily lift tickets sold so that you spend your precious vacation time actually skiing. It's the complimentary overnight ski storage so that you never have to struggle home with cumbersome gear. It's grooming so fine you could practically roll a coin down the corduroy grooves.
Canyons is the largest single ski and snowboard resort in Utah and one of the five largest in the U.S. Canyons Resort caters to folks who really love to ski and snowboard and can appreciate how well our diverse terrain holds and protects an average annual 355 inch bounty of snow. We have 17 lifts giving you access to 167 trails over 3,700 acres of terrain. Whether you visit as a family, a group or a single, you'll find endless terrain for every style and ability. Take your pick: Long and gentle. Big and Bowled. Steep and steeper. Aspen and pine.
This is a summer for kids ages 6 to 10 years old. A mixture of Mixed Media, Painting and Sculpture. Join the first day of your summer vacation for an entire day of fun! After a morning art lesson students dine on Davnaza's Pizza (cheese or pepperoni). Then students will play games; have free creative play time, art activities, face painting and a movie before the day ends. *Students with food allergies please notify staff and bring a sack lunch.
This class is for adult from ages 18 years old and above. Encaustic is an ancient painting technique using hot beeswax mixed with resin and pigment. The word Encaustic comes from the ancient Greek term Encaustikos which means "to burn in". Encaustic has become a popular medium for contemporary artists because of its lush luminosity, and translucent qualities. It can be used with collage materials, image transfers and photography along with many other materials and applications. Encaustic is permanent and archival yet it can be re- worked easily. Layers of molten wax are applied to the support surface and each layer is fused with a heat to the previous layer. There will be demonstrations that will cover safety, preparation of surface, heating and mixing colors, creating textures, lines and edge, collage and more. Each participant will complete several small encaustic paintings during the workshop.*After class, students will have the option of scheduling a 15 to 20 minute private discussion with Jeff for an individual critique, discuss technical issues not covered in the workshop or anything else students may want to discuss about his or her personal art. This option is free for class attendees and students who have taken Jeff's classes in the past. Jeff Juhlin is best known for his encaustic painting and printmaking work that evokes a meditative grounded exploration of color, space and mark making. His work has been characterized as "Grounded Abstraction". Intellectual and literal interpretations are eliminated from the image with the intention of moving the work towards a minimal essence or ground. Jeff Juhlin has been working with the Encaustic medium for the past 12 years and printmaking for over 30 years. Jeff has recently completed Residency/Fellowships at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts and Moulin Au Neuf, Auvillar France. Jeff has been an Artist in Residence at the Hui Art Center in Maui, Hawaii in 2010 and 2011. His work has included in numerous national exhibitions and collections. Born in Salt Lake City, Juhlin studied at the University of Utah and holds a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. He is represented in galleries in Utah, Colorado, Arizona and Virginia. Jeff lives and works in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Come in and explore the studios. There is no instructor in the classroom, but children ages 1.5 to 10 are welcome to come and experiment and play. Students under 7 should be accompanied by an adult. Each open studio is two hours long. Students can stay as long as they would like to play! Students must register at least two days in advance. Required supplies for this class: Materials are provided.
This is class is for ages 3 to 5 years old. Explore the ceramics studio as the instructor leads children and adults through various clay techniques. Students will learn about pinching and coiling techniques, as well as slipping, scoring and sticking to create a unique project. Due to drying and firing times pieces will be ready 10 days after class. Please only register the child student for this class. Adult must attend with the child student. Instructor is Kourtney Burgner Holiday. Required supplies for this class: Materials are included.
This class is for 11 to 17 years old. Using various drawing and painting media, students will learn how to create portraits of various animals including dogs, horses, birds and more. If students are interested in creating portraits of their own pets, please bring an image of your pet(s) on the first day of class.
This class if for ages 6 to 10 years old. Using clay from the earth, paper and other mixed media materials, student will draw inspiration from the Ink, Paper, Scissors exhibition. After viewing the exhibit, students return to the classroom to create interesting clay and paper sculpture. Students should be between the ages of 6 and 10 for this class. Instructor -- Kourtney Burgner Holiday Instructor is Jenny Diersen. Jenny Diersen has a love and passion for the visual arts and currently works as the Education Director at the Kimball Art Center. Diersen teaches students ages 2 though 18. She has experience in a variety of media including ceramics and pottery, painting and drawing, darkroom photography, mixed media, and many other art forms. Jenny received a Bachelor's Degree from North Georgia College in State University in 2006 in Art Marketing. Jenny currently lives in Kamas, Utah with her husband, Mike and 2 pets, Pawzie and Kchin. Required supplies for this class: All materials are included.
This is a class for 11 to 17 years old. Learn how to create better photos of friends and family with your DSLR! We'll explore: posing, angles, lines, and light ; what not to do and what to do. Be ready to process your best pictures nightly for a personal critique of your progress! *All proceeds from this class will benefit the Young Artists' Academy. Required supplies for this class: 35mm Digital SLR Camera required.
This class is for ages 11 to 17 years old. Using various art media and tools, students will learn to combine materials to create interesting pieces of art. Works will range from realistic to abstract depending on the interest and ability of the students. Proper use of materials will also be taught in this class. Instructor is Jorge Rodriguez.
Do you love any kind of art materials? Students will make collage drawings using charcoal, chalk and oil pastels, conte crayons, and other media to compose works and will learn how to properly use these media. Each day students will create abstract, landscape, portrait, and surrealistic motifs, as appropriate for age groups. Students should be between the ages of 6 and 10 for this class. Instructor is Jorge Rodriguez. Required supplies for this class: All materials are included.
At Forage, they believe a great meal is more than just good food and wine, and a great restaurant does more than just satiate hunger. Instead, a great restaurant is one that takes you on a memorable journey. Some tastes may be familiar, but with each revisit, you are taken back to experiences you had forgotten and on to exciting places you have never been before. It leaves you with that desire to return over and over again to explore new pleasures and experiences that cannot be provided elsewhere. We take pride in hosting this kind of experience where no detail is left unattended because it brings joy to our staff and our guests. After all, the sole purpose of a great meal is to make one happy.
A hidden gem in the Knudsen`s Corner area of Holladay, Utah, Franck's is the new home of Chef Franck Peissel, formerly of L'Avenue Bistro in Sugarhouse fame. Franck's is a casual fine dining restaurant set in a renovated old home with a warm, contemporary design. The dining room is small and cozy; it's a friendly neighborhood "getaway". Franck's menu may be described as American with a French flare as Franck is French and trained in France before moving to the United States. On the menu you will find classic American comfort food such as fried chicken, meatloaf, and steak as well as classic French dishes such as escargot, cheese fondue, and fois gras.
Fresco Italian Café offers dine dining Italian cuisine, adding fresh herbs and seasonal ingredients lightly accenting their sauces and dressings, all complimented by exceptional attentive service. Fresco Italian Café features a daily selection of risotto not to be missed! In warmer months, the candlelit patio is a lovely setting for the delicious food.
The Copper Onion is one of the new additions to the growing Utah foodie scene. Former NYC chef (and native Utahan) Ryan Lowder now brings his personal take on New American cuisine to his own kitchen with an approach inspired by his passion for Utah's outstanding farmstead ingredients and his experience as a chef cooking his way through Barcelona, NYC and South America. The Copper Onion serves a wide array of vegetable side dishes and a menu designed to explore and share, with plates such as Ricotta dumplings with lemon, sage and brown butter and Braised Pork Belly with shaved Brussels sprouts and pickled celeriac. Entrees include Fresh house-made papparedelle with lamb ragout and Duck Confit with butternut squash and roasted mushroom caps. An insistent focus on the freshest and best is paramount; sausages and burgers are ground daily, bread is baked and ice cream is made in house, offering casual diners an exceptional experience at affordable prices.
The concept of Café Madrid is hundreds of years old. Exceptional food and world class service blended into an intimate, charming environment, providing a rich and memorable dining experience. Imported from Spain, this concept has become a reality for the people in the Salt Lake area.
With a tempting New American Bistro menu featuring a "World of Flavors" and a playful sense of whimsy and style, Bambara is one of downtown Salt Lake City's liveliest restaurants. Housed in the historic Continental Bank lobby, Bambara Salt Lake City expertly melds a sense of tradition with a very contemporary energy, at once colorful and elegant. Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, this nationally recognized, award-winning restaurant has attracted a devoted following that expands daily.
Pago features seasonal cuisine from local producers and 20 artisan wines by the glass, complemented by an intimate eco-chic setting.
An authentic Brazilian Steakhouse featuring a parade of rotisserie-grilled meats carved tableside by Brazilian Gauchos. Rodizio Grill is America's Original Brazilian Steakhouse since 1995. Rodizio offers a mouth watering, sizzling, succulent experience of Glazed Pineapple, Top sirloin, Turkey wrapped in bacon, and so much more -- over a dozen selections to choose from! Rodizio Grill also boasts an impressive, 30-plus item gourmet salad bar with a variety of hot and cold specialty dishes. Just make sure to enjoy one of Rodizio's original, homemade Brazilian desserts. It's the perfect ending to the most amazing dining experience in Salt Lake City. Rodizio Grill was voted Nation's Restaurant News "Hot Concept" award winner. Locations include Salt Lake City, American Fork, Denver and Fort Collins.
Although the taste of their award winning brick-oven flatbreads is more than enough to convince your palate that you have indeed found a great restaurant, there is much more that goes into making this restaurant Epic. At Epic they pride themselves on high-quality food as well as service that stops at nothing to provide customers the best casual dining experience in Utah. Epic Casual Dining serves contemporary American cuisine including tenderloin of beef, seared ahi tuna, grilled chicken, brick-oven flatbreads, unique salads as well as intriguing specials. They have an extensive wine and beer list to satisfy everything from the simplest of tastes to the most discerning of wine lovers. Epic's atmosphere is elegant yet upbeat-which turns dinner into a night on the town. By the end of your meal, you will not only know that you are in a great restaurant, you will know that you are in an Epic Restaurant.
Utah's Hogle Zoo nurtures respect and appreciation for the natural world by providing diverse educational, recreational, and conservation opportunities. This is accomplished through imaginative exhibits and programs, professional animal care, and a commitment to excellence.
Located in downtown Salt Lake City, Discovery Gateway is a children's museum, featuring interactive exhibits, educational programs and hands-on workshops that invite the whole family to create, learn and play together.
The Clark Planetarium, featuring 15,000 square feet of free exhibits, is a premier center of learning for audiences of all ages. Exhibits include "Science on a Sphere," a computer animation globe, "Newton's Daydream," an audio-kinetic sculpture, a Foucault pendulum, meteorites, telescope displays, an updating video from the Hubble telescope and an authentic moon rock sample from the Apollo 15 mission. Clark Planetarium also features an IMAX certified big screen theater with a 12,000-watt, 6-channel digital surround sound system for a stellar audio experience.
After three years of construction, the new home for the Natural History Museum of Utah, the Rio Tinto Center, is now open. Housed in an architecturally stunning building, the Museum features all new exhibits, interactive displays and hands-on activities. Don't miss the three-story Collections Wall, four outdoor terraces connected by hiking and foot trails, and stunning views of the Salt Lake Valley. The new Museum Store and Museum Cafe are just two of the enhanced visitor amenities. Discover this new location for yourself! The Natural History Museum of Utah is proud to be featured in the Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass.
Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters explores the science behind these phenomena, the tools used to study and predict them, and stories of human responses to these events.
Originally known as the Utah Winter Sports Park, the facility was funded as part of the $59 million tax diversion approved by Utah taxpayers in 1989. The facility was a critical element in the Salt Lake Bid Committee's efforts to capture a future Olympic Winter Games. Construction of the Utah Olympic Park began in 1991 with the Park, ski jump facilities and freestyle aerials splash pool opening in 1993. The bobsled, skeleton and luge track became operational in 1997. During the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, the venue welcomed more than 300,000 visitors during 16 days of competition. The Utah Olympic Park was the site of 14 events with three in ski jumping, three in Nordic combined, three in bobsled, three in luge and two in skeleton. The mission of the Utah Olympic Park is to provide a year-round, world-class facility to develop athletes in winter sports through competition, training and recreational programs.
Piper Down Pub is the place where you can enjoy a true Olde World Pub experience. Service here is as important to the staff as it is to the customers. There is a sense of visiting a friend's home when you step into Piper Down. Enjoy the smoothest, freshest pint Salt Lake City has to offer, or sip one of our fine Irish Whiskeys. But that is just the beginning, sit back, relax, and allow our music to move you.
ZEST are Raising the Bar for Salt Lake's dining and social scene by incorporating delicious healthy cuisine, organic wines and beers, fresh, hand crafted drinks with a modern and fun atmosphere. With an array of entertainment from deejays to musicians, there is sure to be something that will fit your taste. 21+
Kristauf's Martini Bar features a premier selection of vodka and gin as well as other specialty spirits. Choose from over 80 varieties of classic and designer martinis or enjoy one of the many house cocktails. The intimate environment of Kristauf's is reminiscent of the eclectic bars and lounges of Paris, New York City and San Francisco. Kristauf's also provides event services for birthday parties and other special events. Kristauf's also provides event services for birthday parties and other special events.