OGDEN — This coming summer is shaping up to be a busy one, much busier than last year, anyway, when COVID-19 jitters forced organizers to cancel or scale back most public activities.
OGDEN — Get ready for some Celtic music and dancing.
As a small child in Roy, Cynthia Jeppson recalls being filled with excitement driving into the “big city” of Ogden for shows at the grandly decorated Peery’s Egyptian Theater. Decades later, one of her own art pieces, an Egyptian vessel, would be purchased for display inside the Cairo-inspir…
The popular “Great Gatsby”-themed fundraiser for at-risk youth is back after a forced hiatus in 2020 due to COVID-19. This fall, the risk-free gambling event that has grown bigger every year will spread its wings at The Monarch. More casino tables, more fun and a surplus of 1920s glamour wil…
Open Studio Night
Every first Friday of the month, a tan van is parked inside The Gist, a large venue inside The Monarch just beyond the entrance. While it looks like a cool art installation, it’s actually a podcast studio where people who stroll in during Open Studio Night can watch live performances and int…
OGDEN — Parks in Hooper, South Ogden and Ogden will be getting large injections of funding thanks to a special county sales tax earmarked for such projects.
One of the most prolific forgers of documents pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is now the center of a Netflix documentary – "Murder Among the Mormons" – which will begin streaming on Wednesday.
OGDEN — After more than two years of planning and preparation, construction on what will be the centerpiece of Ogden City’s burgeoning downtown creative district has begun.
OGDEN — A new youth string ensemble has formed in Ogden and it will be performing Tuesday, featuring the work of a local musician and the lead violinist from Ballet West.
Open Studio Night
Carli Miller and Cameron Willams are turning plant fibers they find on Ogden’s trails into handmade paper and botanical art.
Get your art on in Ogden! March’s First Friday Art Stroll will boast several art exhibits that you HAVE to see.
The past year, small businesses have had to scramble for creative ways to push through a pandemic. For The Local Artisan Collective, it takes art boxes, online art classes, increased shipping and a supportive community of artists and patrons.
Robbin Daffin, founder of Hope and Evolution, started offering a subscription service as a means for her small flower business to survive during COVID.
A Black History Month celebration hosted by WSU and Ogden NAACP was broadcast live from Ogden Union Station on Friday, Feb. 12 — on Abraham Lincoln’s birthday and the day the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded in 1909.
OGDEN — Plans for the arts plaza at 25th Street and Ogden Avenue march forward and the space, though not set to be complete until October, has a name — the Dumke Arts Plaza.
OGDEN — In the second season of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series,” East High School will face off against its fictional rival North High School — the filming location of which was at Ogden High School, 40 miles north of the real East High School in Salt Lake City.
OGDEN — A group of local organizations are teaming up to celebrate Black History Month, pandemic-style.
The Changing Room
Creativity for all ages, in-person and virtual, is available from Ogden artists year-round.
Austin Luckett is an Ogden-based photographer whose work reflects the artist’s love for the American West, from its powerful natural landscapes and free-roaming wildlife to its linear urban architecture.
Ogden Bizarre Market, the hit market hosted by Indie Ogden Magazine, returned to The Monarch on Sunday after a brief pause following the holiday season.
OGDEN — Three months after its soft opening, Ogden Contemporary Arts will be holding its formal grand opening, hoping to get the word out about the gallery, the city’s newest, to a broader cross-section of the public.
Sarah Abagulum believes anyone can learn to create beautiful art. Originally from Ogden, Abagulum moved with her family to California and eventually taught at Mission: Renaissance, the world’s largest fine arts institution. Now she’s back, “Bringing a Renaissance to Ogden.”
Mathew Choberka: ‘I Know Some Nice People’
“It was a breath of fresh air to gather safely amongst fellow music lovers,” said Ogden-based singer/songwriter Nicholas Garn.
Normally in conjunction with Ogden City Art’s First Friday Art Stroll, The Monarch opened its doors on Jan. 8 for a special Open Studio Night of art, community, music ... and tacos.
‘2021: A New Generation’
The rural West — its dramatic mountain scenery, lush farmland, cattle ranches and “ordinary folk” — is the preferred subject matter for Utah painter Stephen Henry.
The 2021 Sundance Film Festival is upon us, but no need to don your winter gear.
OGDEN — The Chamber Orchestra Ogden’s Red Dress Concert returns on Saturday, with separate segments featuring brass, woodwind and string instruments.
OGDEN — Ogden City is eyeing several areas where it can use Weber County funds over the next year to improve recreation opportunities throughout the city.
KAYSVILLE — Having a museum in your community, says Fawn Morgan, isn’t just about the relics and documents it contains.
Utah officials are preparing to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Utah’s statehood with televised musical performances and live fireworks throughout the state.
LAYTON — Local history enthusiasts might be interested in a unique series of lectures now being put on by the Heritage Museum of Layton.
WEST POINT — Every year as the holidays approach, the West Point Junior High School Madrigals pile on a bus and head to Salt Lake City to perform at Temple Square. This year, as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the choir was forced to record its Christmas performance in a classroom.
BOUNTIFUL — Bountiful has a new town square complete with separate ice skating and water features, and boosters are hoping it heralds big things for commerce and activity in the city center.
OGDEN — Officials from Ogden have released new details on an $8.3 million arts endeavor that will serve as the centerpiece of a developing creative district downtown and further transform a once decrepit section of 25th Street.
For 29 years, "The Forgotten Carols" stage play by Michael McLean has inspired and brought Christmas joy to thousands of theater goers.
In a typical year, thousands of people would migrate to Temple Square in Salt Lake City the day after Thanksgiving for the annual lights on ceremony and concert. But this is no typical year.
OGDEN — A new art gallery is coming to Ogden, part of the push to bolster arts offerings via the Nine Rails Creative District taking shape near the city center.
OGDEN — For the first time in some 40 years, the Weber County Heritage Foundation won't be holding its annual Fall Historic House Tour.
OGDEN — Emergency dispatchers might come across as “curt, short or uncaring,” a stereotype Cody Ray hopes will be dispelled when people watch a new reality TV show about the 911 operators.
Theater students at Weber State University had rehearsed, designed and were waiting in the wings to put on their production of “Pippin” last spring. Then on March 12, the school announced that classes were going online and all events for the rest of spring semester were canceled.
OGDEN — For the 58th consecutive year, Ogden City will host Christmas Village downtown.
OGDEN — Step by step, inch by inch, arts and cultural events are coming back.
OGDEN — A project that will serve as the centerpiece of Ogden’s developing arts district and represent a 180-degree transformation of one of the city’s most seedy locales is gaining some serious momentum.
On Friday, the Grinch pulled Christmas out from under thousands of patrons who attend the annual Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square concert.
OGDEN — Necessity may be the mother of invention, but it took COVID-19 to really get the ol’ creative juices going.