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A behind-the-scenes Look at the new Eccles Theater

We recently visited Utah’s newest performing arts center, the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater, to get a behind-the-scenes tour of the Delta Performance Hall, black box theater, McCarthey Plaza, and more.

Relay Utah provides telecommunication access and equipment to deaf, hard of hearing, and speech challenged individuals. Jodi Goodenough shows us some of their devices and explains how their services work.

The Lyrical Opera Theater is producing Carmen for its audiences this April. Theater president Lynnette Owens talks to Mary about what they have planned.

MOTUS After Dark is an initiative created by the Musicians of the Utah Symphony to bring great classical music to underexposed audiences. Violinist David Porter talks to Mary about their upcoming debut in Park City.

The Salt Lake City Arts Council is looking for artists to exhibit at Finch Lane Gallery in 2018. Visual Arts Program Manager, Kandace Steadman, explains how the process works and invites all Utah artists to apply.

Utah Chamber Artists’ artistic director Barlow Bradford talks to Mary about their upcoming concert, “The Fruit of Silence” The winter program focuses on music that inspires wonder, contemplation, and peace. 

Faeiza’s Initiative has programmed a three-part series to facilitate an open dialogue between Muslims and non-Muslims. Faeiza Javed explains more about this series entitled: “Is Islamophobia Real?"

Go Learn, University of Utah is hosting a Travel Expo for the public to introduce them to the exciting tours they have planned this year. Go Learn’s director, Christoph Dressler, introduces some of the places you can visit and how you can learn more.

The Sundance Institute, in collaboration with KUED and the Salt Lake City Library will host an advance screening of the new documentary, “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise.” Kara Cody from the Sundance Institute talks to Mary about this event and other exciting programs surrounding this screening.

The Utah AIDS Foundation's Ginny Mitchell talks to Mary about their Red Carpet Gala at the Rail Event Center this month to benefit their programs and client services. 

The Jung Society of Utah's founding president, Machiel Klerk talks to Mary about their latest event “The Shadow Dance of the Feminine and Masculine.” 

Pioneer Theatre Company’s Artistic Director, Karen Azenburg talks about their latest comedy, “Women in Jeopardy!” The play looks at three divorced single moms as they find love and happiness in the red rocks of Southern Utah. 

Utopia Early Music
Secret Music: Rediscovering the Baroque Virtuosa
February 25-26
Feb 25, 8 PM & Feb 26, 5 PM
Cathedral Church of St. Mark