Doug Wewer recognizes that most engineers don’t become artists. But by accident one day, he photographed a snowflake and his interest was piqued. In seven years, he’s photographed thousands of images of snowflakes.
Ogden Mayor Mike Caldwell has heard figures bandied about that Utah’s “Olympic legacy venues” are used eight times more now than when they were first built. He says that’s a far cry from what happened to Japan’s venues from the 1998 Olympics.
In 75 years, the Weber County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse has enjoyed celebrity status in the area. Members want people to attend Ogden’s First Friday Art Stroll to get to know them — and to consider joining.
Organizers of the 17th annual Gospel Music Festival at Weber State University say their goal is to share the African-American sacred music experience. Gospel music is based on traditions that came out of slavery, they said. They believe this tradition has influenced popular music culture.
Councilman Adam Hensley recently voted against an agreement to bring Ty Herndon, an openly gay country musician, to perform at South Ogden Days, saying he was worried that a city-sponsored, tax-paid event could be used as a political soapbox.
After a whirlwind six months that saw Brue move to an tour around East Nashville, Tenn., and then record an album in the famous music town of Muscle Shoals, Ala., Brue will return to the city that made him, performing at 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Salty Creative Studio, 443 27th St., Ogden.
Joe McQueen will be honored as a man of vision Friday when Nurture the Creative Mind and Salty Creative studio unveil a mural they partnered to commission by artist Brent Atwood.