August at Utah Arts Alliance

Fostering the arts in all forms in order to create an aware, empowered, and connected community. 

Urban Arts Festival

Chali 2na at Urban Arts Festival 2018
Gallivan Plaza, 239 Main St. Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City: We’re thrilled to announce our headlining act for the 2018 Urban Arts Festival: Chali 2na! Pioneering American rapper and hip hop artist, associated with the groups Jurassic 5 and Ozomatli. He is known for his baritone and quick delivery rapping style. View website, here

We proudly unveiled our headliner at this year’s July press conference. Check out the conversation:

Fox 13 Coverage
City Weekly Coverage
Salt Lake Tribune Coverage
Salt Lake Tribune Coverage 2

Urban Arts Gallery

Protect/ Disarm
116 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

August 17th: Throughout August, Urban Arts Gallery will split its space in half to present two distinct yet complementary exhibits, each aimed at addressing problems of social inequality, injustice, and ignorance. Guest curated by Adelaide Ryder, “Protect” is a small group show of local artists who are passionate about discussing and exploring social issues. “Disarm” by Konstructivist is a collection of radical, relevant artwork designed to invoke conversation and progress towards solving the environmental and humanitarian crises facing modern society.

The show will hang from July 31st to September 2nd, with a gallery stroll reception on August17th from 6-9 pm. Admission is free and open to the public.

Connect
116 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

August 10: Do you know an artist who needs to share their work?!

Connect is the free event where every artist can show their work! It’s easy! Bring up to two pieces of ready-to-hang work. Bring your own easels! Vote for your favorite 3 pieces. Top 5 selectedartists showcase their work in the gallery until our next event. All top selected are entered to win a portion of $4,000 at the end of the year. (View event schedule below)

EVENT SCHEDULE
6:30-7pm (Early Art Submission)
7pm (Event Begins)
7:30pm (Voting Begins)
8pm (Voting Closes) Group Activity Begins!
8:20pm (Announce Top Selected Artists)

MUSIC

Midnight Records Productions

At Counterpoint Studios, 2335 South West Temple, SLC

No where will you find an opportunity quite like Midnight Records Productions! Join us in 2018 at Midnight Records Productions (MRP) at Counterpoint Studios. MRP is your Utah ArtsAlliance community based full service audio recording facility specializing in affordable recording services for area artists, musicians and singer songwriters.

Preview our services at midnightrecordsproductions.com and email us directly krigby@midnightrecordstudio.com

KUAA Radio  99.9 FM


Your very own local radio station is broadcasting live with Bad Brad Wheeler, 2-7pm! Check out our recent article in Salt Lake Magazine, here! Be sure to turn your dial to 99.9FM and listen to your very own community radio station! Listen online, here!

Pie and Beer Day KUAA Fundraiser!


We had a massively successful Pie and Beer Day celebration this last July. We’ve never seen anything quite like this phenomenal event celebrating culture, local business, and a great cause! Thanks to everyone who made this fantastic celebration possible. 

ART GARDEN

Honeypot Glass Competition

August 5th: The Honeypot Glass Competition & Art Festival is Utah‘s only festival of its kind. Featuring a glass art competition with over $3,000 in cash and prizes for the winners. This year’s competition has two catagories including an “Open” class and a “Goblet” class with winners for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Peoples Choice awards. Competition Registration is online at “honeypotglasscomp.com“.

ART FACTORY

The Art Factory!

Have you heard about the Art Factory? We have studio space and performance space for all your creative, arts industry needs! We provide special discount rates on our venue rentals for UtahArts Association members. Learn more by contacting Jonathan King: jonathan@utaharts.org

Tuesday Art Factory Open Rehearsals 


Every Tuesday: Come practice you CIrcus, Vaudville, and performance skills along with fellow performers each Tuesday. The space offers classes and open stage and performance hall opportunities.

UAA RENTAL

UAA Space Rental!

Are you a creative professional, local nonprofit, and/ or event-thrower? Then we’re happy to help with all your studio space and venue-ing needs. We look forward to hearing from you!

Contact our venue Manager: birdie@utaharts.org

PARTNER PROGRAMS

Connect at Draw Inc.
752 E 6th Ave, SLC UT 84103

August 24: Do you know an artist who needs to share their work?!

Connect is the free event where every artist can show their work! It’s easy! Bring up to two pieces of ready-to-hang work. Bring your own easels! Vote for your favorite 3 pieces. Top 2 selectedartists showcase their work in the gallery until our next event. All top selected are entered to win a portion of $4,000 at the end of the year. (View event schedule below)

EVENT SCHEDULE
6:30-7pm (Early Art Submission)
7pm (Event Begins)
7:30pm (Voting Begins)
8pm (Voting Closes) Group Activity Begins!
8:20pm (Announce Top Selected Artists)

SLC Capoeira

Capoeira is a unique and vibrant Afro-Brazilian martial art which cultivates movement, culture, music, and philosophy. Volta Miúda’s Mestrando Jamaika teaches in Salt Lake City.

Capoeira is an Afro-brazilian martial art which includes elements of physical and mental strength, beauty, and power. Mestre Jamaika often refers to capoeira as a “complete martial art” in that it encompasses a vast spectrum of movement and culture; it incorporates kicks, ground movements, self-defense, acrobatics, music, and tradition.

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