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NEWS: The 4th Annual Craft Lake City Announces 2012 Festival Sponsors

The 4th Annual Craft Lake City Announces 2012 Festival Sponsors

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, August 6, 2012– The 4th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Arts Festival, presented by SLUG Magazine and free to the public, is pleased to announce its partnership with its Gold and Silver sponsors who will be supporting the festival Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Gallivan Center. The DIY festival would not be possible without the financial and in-kind support of the corporate and individual sponsors listed below.
Gold: Salt Lake Bicycle Collective, Copper Palate Press, LUX Mobile Apps, SLC Flyers, The Depot, United Concerts, Tumbleweeds, XMission, X96, Park City TV.
Silver: Downtown Alliance, People Water, Salt Lake City Film Festival, Stampin’ Up, Verizon, 90.9 FM KRCL, Catalyst, Salt Lake City Weekly, 90.1 FM KUER, Yelp, Star Smart University, Utah Division of Arts & Museums and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Craft Lake City is proud to announce that XMission is sponsoring the festival’s 2012 Science and Technology Building at the Gallivan Center, which will house the festival’s DIY Engineers exhibits. XMission is proud to support and present this new Craft Lake City artist category, available for the first time in 2012, to the public.
Craft Lake City 2012 will feature over 200 local artisans and DIY Engineers, along with numerous local food vendors and live entertainment by local performers and musicians.
SLUG thanks our 2012 Craft Lake City sponsors for their dedication to our artistic community. Angela Brown, Festival Director of Craft Lake City, says, “We encourage all Craft Lake City fans to support our sponsors, because they are what keeps the festival free for attendees and our booths and tables affordable to our artists and engineers. The fact that CLC is free is a very unique aspect of this type of festival compared to other cities, and it is my biggest goal to keep it that way in the years to come.”
About Craft Lake City: The Craft Lake City Festival is an annual outdoor celebration of Utah’s DIY handmade culture. Held yearly in August at the Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City, the festival features over 200 local artisans and DIY Engineers, along with live entertainment that includes demonstrations, street performers, musical acts, and local food vendors. Throughout the year, Craft Lake City organizes various events to keep the community active and aware of local DIY culture and continues its support of local artisans through workshops, demonstrations, gallery shows and fundraisers. Craft Lake City was started in 2009 by Angela H. Brown, editor and publisher of SLUG Magazine, as a way to showcase the DIY community across the state. Craft Lake City has filed paperwork with the IRS and is awaiting non-profit 501 (c)(3) approval. For more information about Craft Lake City, check out craftlakecity.com, like us on Facebook (facebook.com/Craft.Lake.City) and follow us on Twitter (@craftlakecity).
About SLUG Magazine: SLUG (Salt Lake UnderGround) Magazine is a free regional publication based out of Salt Lake City, UT, delivering uncompromising coverage of music, art, action sports and underground subculture. SLUG distributes 30,000 issues on the first Friday of every month and can be found “anyplace cool.” 

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