The Best of Salt Lake: Arts, Music & Culture

The Best of Salt Lake: Arts, Music & Culture

By Molly Miller, June 21, 2018


The Twilight Concert Series

The Twilight Concert Series kicks off in August and runs every Thursday night at the Gallivan Center. This season’s lineup hasn’t been announced yet, but past seasons have included shows from The Roots, Diplo, Trombone Shorty, and Digable Planets. Admission is $10.

The Cultural Core

An initiative founded in 2010, the area bounded by 600 West, 400 East, 400 South, and North Temple is known as “The Cultural Core” of Salt Lake City.  Venues include the brand-new, state-of-the-art Eccles Theater (pictured above), where acclaimed shows like “Book of Mormon”, “Hamilton”,  “Waitress” and “Wicked” play. Also in the Core: Abravanel Hall, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center and the Capitol Theatre.

Local Galleries

Art at the Main

Art at the Main is a cooperative gallery featuring contemporary, original art by some of Utah’s best local artists. The gallery also hosts informative and educational art events for the public; you can find it in the ground floor atrium of the main branch of the Salt Lake City Library.

Urban Arts Gallery/Utah Arts Alliance

The Urban Arts Gallery is a nonprofit venue of the Utah Arts Alliance and is located in The Gateway. WIth contemporary works ranging from fine modern art to street art by emerging and established Utah artists, the gallery also includes a boutique with locally-created jewelry, t-shirts, prints, and souvenirs.

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