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Friday, May 10, 2013

Twilight Concert Series @ Downtown Alliance (SLC: July 18 - Sept. 5)

Twilight Concert Series Announced
July 18 - September 5
Once again the Twilight Concert Series has pulled out all the stops! Here is the full line-up.
Thurs, July 18: Belle and Sebastian with Blitzen Trapper
Thurs, July 25: The Flaming Lips
Thurs, August 1: The National with Sharon Van Etten
Wed, August 7: Grizzly Bear with Youth Lagoon
Thurs, August 8: Erykah Badu
Thurs, August 15: TBD
Thurs, August 22: Kid Cudi
Thurs, August 29: Empire of the Sun
Thurs, September 5: MGMT
Season tickets on sale at 24TIX.COM
Discovery Gateway
Mother’s Day Tea Party
Friday, May 10th 1pm
Celebrate mom at Discovery Gateway! Enjoy teatime with a snack, make her a special Mother’s Day gift, then create fancy hats together and get your photos taken.
Members $10 nonmembers $13.
Preregister online atdiscoverygateway.org

Children’s Book Week
May 13th – 17th

Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Visit the museum everyday during Children’s Book Week from 12 - 4 PM for special story time with five different beloved children’s books and five different hands-on activities.
More information at discoverygateway.org
Farmers Market Kickoff Fundraiser
Tuesday, June 4
5:30 - 8:30 PM
Kick off the 2013 Downtown Farmer's Market season with a fundraising party! There will be food from your favorite vendors, drinks, plus a DJ and silent auction.
Jason Stock, Brewmaster, created a delicious ale, Bumper Crop, using locally sourced ingredients for the Market. Swing by Squatters and pick up a draft or three of this limited edition beer - $1 of each purchase goes back to the Downtown Farmers Market, too!
Squatters Pub Brewery, 147 W. Broadway (300 South)
Buy Tickets Here!
New exhibitions at UMOCA
There are four gallery spaces showcasing new art on a regular basis at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.
Through June 15: Ignacio Uriarte Binaries (Remember the "typewriter" video from "Cantastoria"? Same artist.) Three new exhibitions open in May! Reception on May 10, 8-10 p.m., artist talk at 7 p.m.
May 3: The Readymade Persona. A selection of screen tests by Andy Warhol.
May 10: David Ruhlman: A History of the Hidden World
May 10: Utah Biennial: Mondo Utah. Wow...an epic collection "celebrating the diversity of Utah's cultural landscape".
Utahmoca.org has all the details.

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