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Ogden’s First Friday Art Stroll continues its virtual events

OGDEN — In light of the recent surge of COVID-19 cases in Utah, the city’s monthly First Friday Art Stroll will again be celebrated virtually in July.“With COVID-19 on the rise we want to make everyone’s safety ... a priority, so we will continue to go virtual,” according to a news ...

Traces of the West art show continues despite Pioneer Days cancelation

OGDEN — The rodeo, parade and other events associated with Ogden Pioneer Days may have been canceled, but the art show must go on.The yearly Traces of the West invitational art exhibit and competition will proceed as usual in 2020, featuring recent works with a Western theme, according to a ...

Davis Arts Council issues call for art celebrating health care workers

Standard-Examiner staffLAYTON — The Davis Arts Council is inviting artists of all ages and abilities to share art that express appreciation for health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic.In association with Intermountain Layton Hospital and Davis Hospital, the arts council has issued ...

Brigham City museum attempts to ‘Make History’ through students’ art

BRIGHAM CITY — Ready to start making history?The Brigham City Museum of Art & History has announced plans to build a collection of student artwork dealing with the current COVID-19 pandemic. The museum is inviting all students in the state — “from pre-K to post-grad,” says ...

Abraham Smith named Ogden’s new poet laureate, promises a listening ear

OGDEN — Ordinarily, poets are known for the things they write or say.This is one poet who would like to leave a legacy of listening.Abraham Smith, an assistant professor of English at Weber State University, was recently named Ogden City’s poet laureate. And while a news release from the ...

Flamenco Vivo brings emotional Spanish dances to Weber State University

OGDEN — How often do you get a chance to shout out a hearty “Ole!” at a classical dance concert?That opportunity is coming next week.Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, considered the nation’s most prominent flamenco and Spanish dance company, will perform Tuesday evening in the Browning ...