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From the Archives–Salt Lake City’s Psychedelic ’60s

From the Archives--Salt Lake City's Psychedelic '60s

In the article, Salt Lake City’s Psychedelic 60’s, John Costa, Associate Professor/Lecturer at The Universityof Utah with Steve “Doc” Floor Performing Arts Coordinator for the Utah Arts Festival, gives us an in-depth look into Salt Lake City’s counter culture during the 1960s of which music played a huge role. Because Salt Lake City rested on the crossroads of I-80 and […]


THE PARK CITY KIMBALL ARTS FESTIVAL RAISES THE BAR ON FESTIVAL CUISINE

THE PARK CITY KIMBALL ARTS FESTIVAL RAISES THE BAR ON FESTIVAL CUISINE

Utah’s local purveyors and Park City restaurants make tasty offers for those attending the Park City Kimball Arts Festival, August 3 – 5th, 2012. Park City, Utah – The 43rd Annual Park City Kimball Arts Festival is highlighting new and returning culinary programs to this year’s event.  New this year is the Utah Artisan Tasting, […]


CONCERT SERIES ANNOUNCED

CONCERT SERIES ANNOUNCED

The outdoor concert series at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City, Utah has become a favored regional venue.  Red Butte Garden is a botanical garden with 100 acres of themed and natural spaces and an open lawn amphitheatre where 3,000 visitors can enjoy a picnic and a concert.  This year we announce a 26 […]


BLOOMS, BIRDS, and BONSAI, OH MY!

BLOOMS, BIRDS, and BONSAI, OH MY!

In April Red Butte Garden is vibrant with the yellow, pink, and purple hues of spring bloomers including 324,000 daffodils (that’s nearly two blooms for every resident of SLC).  Join us on wildflower and Garden walks or bird watching.  Arbor Day, April 27th, is a Free Day, thanks to the voters of Salt Lake County for […]


The History Behind Halloween

The History Behind Halloween

Have you ever questioned why on earth we celebrate Halloween and where the thought came from? If you are like most of us, you just enjoy the fun and games, and of course treats, and haven’t really given the beginnings of the holiday much thought. But the history of Halloween is a really cool story […]


FALL FOLIAGE, FRIGHT AND FUN AT RED BUTTE GARDEN

FALL FOLIAGE, FRIGHT AND FUN AT RED BUTTE GARDEN

Walk among the trees, shrubs and flowering plants where you can see, hear touch and smell the seasonal change at Red Butte Garden. Make holiday floral arrangements, plant bulbs for indoor winter color, and spend an evening in spooky family fun. We need volunteers!  We are planting more daffodil and spring bulbs.  70,000 more bulbs will […]


Thrifty Tailgating Tips to Kick-Off Football Season on a Budget

Thrifty Tailgating Tips to Kick-Off Football Season on a Budget

Fire up the grill and get ready for kickoff; football season is here. What goes hand-in-hand with football season? Tailgating of course. Fans everywhere are honing secret recipes and stocking up on supplies to make their party dominate the parking lot. It’s important, however, to be mindful of spending, as the festivity’s cost can quickly […]


Free Days and More at Red Butte Gardens

Free Days and More at Red Butte Gardens

September at Red Butte Garden brings the last concerts of summer: Thievery Corp on Sept 1 and Alison Krauss on Sept 4, the fall bulb and plant sale Sept 23 and 24, Greek Theatre Sept 17, 18 and 24, 25, and beautiful gardens lit by long afternoon light.  Hours are from 9 am-7:30 pm.  www.redbuttegarden.org […]


Nostalgia

Nostalgia

MemoryLane.com™ | the largest archive of nostalgic content on the Internet, has just added an exclusive collection of skits and monologues from The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson to the site. It features 250 Johnny Carson clips spanning the 20 years from 1972 to 1992 and cannot be seen anywhere else on the Internet. For […]


Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment

Fun Things going on this Summer at Red Butte Garden | June 4th is National Trails Day and we are hosting a volunteer work event in the Natural Area. Saturday, June 4th, 9 a.m. – Noon. More info at 801-587-9951. Garden Maintenance Class – Tuesdays June 14-28 $66 for Garden Members $72 General Public 801-587-5433 […]


Arts | Entertainment

Arts | Entertainment

ROMANTIC GETAWAYS Whether you are in a new relationship or have been married for decades, time spent together is important to keep the relationship alive. It is easy, after all, to grow apart, easing into complacency. You have full time jobs, kids and parents to care for, and other commitments that force you to put […]