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Art Scene Selections: Oct. 14-21

By The Monarch - | Oct 13, 2021

Brue with Imag!nary Friendz and future.exboyfriend

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Sammy Brue's new band, Brue, is in concert this Thursday night, Oct. 14, 2021, at The Monarch.

Thursday night at The Monarch is a rare concert with Sammy Brue and his new band, Brue. This is a not-to-be-missed show with new punk-style music by Brue and support from popular Salt Lake City bands Imag!nary Friendz and future.exboyfriend. Sammy Brue, an Ogden native and nationally recognized folk artist who just returned from a monthlong tour with Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac, hasn’t played in Ogden for a couple of years and may not be in concert here again any time soon. Now is the time! This is an all-ages show and there will be a beer garden with local craft brews and hard seltzers for the 21-plus crowd. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online or at the door.

Thursday, 6:30 p.m.; The Monarch, 455 25th St.; $15; https://bit.ly/2Yj2Vvy.

Hot Club of San Francisco

The Onstage Ogden Downtown Series continues on Friday night, this time celebrating the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli’s pioneering Quintette du Hot Club de France with this ensemble of accomplished and versatile musicians. The Hot Club of San Francisco, according to the event description, “borrows the instrumentation of violin, bass, and guitars from the original Hot Club while breathing new life into the music with innovative arrangements of classic tunes and original compositions from the group’s superb lead guitarist, Paul Mehling. Also featuring the silken violin of twice GRAMMY Award-winning Evan Price, the velvet vocals of Isabelle Fontaine, and a swinging rhythm section, the group never fails to surprise and delight.” Tickets can be purchased at onstageogden.org.

Friday, 7:30 p.m.; The Monarch, 455 25th St.; $25/$10 children; onstageogden.org.

Witches’ Night Out

Witches’ Night Out is the debut of a new monthly Ladies’ Night Out series every third Thursday at The Monarch. This month, grab your best witches and enjoy an intimate concert with Michelle Moonshine, shop from over 30 unique artisans, get tarot card readings, snag giveaways and more! Here’s the lineup of free events for all ages:

  • Live music with Michelle Moonshine.
  • Pole dancers from Kairos Fitness.
  • Tarot card readers.
  • Hope and Evolution discounted subscriptions.
  • “Wicked Wax” candle making at Art Box.
  • Giveaway for best witch cackle.
  • Shop from 30-plus artisan vendors.

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Hot Club of San Francisco will perform at the next Onstage Ogden Downtown Series event at The Monarch on Friday night, Oct. 15, 2021.

Thursday, Oct. 21, 6-9 p.m.; The Monarch, 455 25th St.; free; facebook.com/TheMonarchOgden.

Eccles Art Center Fall Exhibit

During October, Eccles Art Center is presenting and exhibiting works by the members of the Utah Watercolor Society (UWS), a 350-plus member nonprofit organization, and featuring the paintings of artist and Northridge High School art instructor Wendy Dimick Smith in the Carriage House Sales Gallery. Dimick is an “ambitious artist” of portraits, landscapes, murals and more who says she paints “to make people feel good.” The 2021 UWS Fall Members Exhibition includes water media paintings selected from 51 Utah artists. Read more about UWS and their efforts to further the activity and interest in water media at utahwatercolor.org.

Now through Oct. 30, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Eccles Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave.; free; ogden4arts.org.

Witches' Night Out is the first of a new Ladies' Night Out series at The Monarch every third Thursday.

The new fall exhibit is now open at Eccles Art Center through Oct. 30, 2021.

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