Events

Mason Jennings

When Mason Jennings started writing songs for his new record, Songs From When We Met, he was in a setting he had never written in before. "I was living out at a farm for a month and walking through some old woods on the property every day. There was a river. And each day an owl would come find me, and then perch above me, day or night. I saw lots of snakes. Songs just came to me there. They were coming in so fast they just about took my head off. It was unlike anything I’ve experienced before,” recalls Jennings. In Native American animal medicine snakes symbolize rebirth, owls symbolize seeing what others cannot and turning darkness into light. Both are themes throughout the album and the music has a clear hopeful feeling.



Cat Power: Wanderer Tour

Cat Power returns to Salt Lake City in support of her Wanderer album. Tickets at www.ticketfly.com



Open Blues & More Jam

Join Robby's Blues Explosion for a blues jam on Monday nights! Signup at 9 pm, music around 9:30.

www.thehogwallow.com



Cracked Up

Post-film Q&A with director Michelle Esrick, moderated by KUER RadioWest host Doug Fabrizio.

In Cracked Up we witness the impact that childhood trauma can have over a lifetime through the incredible story of award-winning actor, comedian, master impressionist and Saturday Night Live star Darrell Hammond. Darrell is famous for his impressions of Bill Clinton, Donald Trump, Sean Connery and more, but few know his true story and the suffering he endured. Darrell performed brilliantly on live TV, but behind the scenes he struggled with debilitating flashbacks, self injury, alcohol and drugs and once was taken out of SNL in a straight jacket. Darrell was misdiagnosed for 40 years with different mental illnesses and put on a long list of medications. After a suicide attempt, Darrell finally met the doctor who gave him the proper diagnosis of “childhood trauma”. Courageously transparent, Darrell takes us through his past and present day experiences with incredible resilience, vulnerability, wisdom and humor.

Cracked Up will be a rallying cry to join a movement that is transforming our communities one by one to become trauma informed. The science is clear – toxic stress in childhood changes the architecture of the developing brain creating ill health downstream. Darrell’s courageous story of hope will not only move, entertain and inspire, it will break down barriers of stigma and move us all closer to better prevention and treatment with understanding and compassion.

www.utahfilmcenter.org



Double Dare Live

https://live-at-the-eccles.com/ 801-355-ARTS (2787)



Rein in PTSD - Military Family Day

Come and experience a day of learning and self-discovery through the equine and human interaction. Equine assisted learning is an unmounted activity. No prior horse experience is necessary. Open to military service members and their families.



The Sharing Place's Day of the Dead

The Sharing Place's Day of the Dead is not your average fundraising gala. Guests have the opportunity to get sugar skull face paint, visit psychic readers, honor a loved one at our memorial altar, and enjoy a delicious dinner from Red Iguana. This unique event is a celebration of life and remembrance as much as a fundraiser. And, the best part is all funds from sponsorships, ticket sales, and activities will benefit grief groups at The Sharing Place and in the community.

This year’s event also comes at a critical time for The Sharing Place, as we look toward expanding our program into new local communities with the help of an additional location or locations. There are consistently over 100 grieving families on our waiting list at any given time, and we believe it is our duty to support those families through their grief and to make grief support groups accessible to all those in need. Statistics show as many as 1 in 16 children in the state of Utah will lose a parent before age 18 and expanding The Sharing Place will ensure none of these children will have to deal with grief and growing up alone. 

Ticket info: https://sharingplace.ticketleap.com/7th-annual-day-of-the-dead-gala/



Jens Kruger's "Crossroads Ogden"

The world premiere of Jens Kruger’s Crossroads Ogden, a symphonic piece for The Kruger Brothers with full orchestra and dance, on November 2, 2019 at Peery’s Egyptian Theater. Crossroads Ogden is an historic event for the City of Ogden at the culmination of a yearlong calendar of events marking the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad.

Website: https://smithstix.com/music/event/22746/jens-krugers-crossroads-ogden



Samba Fogo Drum Audition

Samba Fogo is holding an audition to welcome new percussionists into the band! All instruments will be supplied, and rhythms will be provided for drummers to learn on the spot. Previous percussion / drum experience is helpful, but we welcome all to come try out. Drum Audition: Sunday, November 3, 1:00pm - 2:00pm SLC Arts Hub (663 W. 100 S.) We recommend that you take our upcoming Brazilian Drum Workshop ( http://sambafogo.com/event/samba-fogo-drum-audition-2019/) to prepare for the Drum Audition. Private lessons are also available. Email info@sambafogo.com to set up a private lesson. By joining Samba Fogo, you will get the opportunity to learn diverse new rhythms and grooves, meet new friends, study with world-famous percussionists, and build your endurance, as well as the opportunity to perform in several local events, festivals, clubs and theaters! The Samba Fogo Bateria (drumline) rehearses twice each week: Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Auditioned drummers are asked to sign a 3-month contract of commitment, and are expected to attend weekly rehearsals and local performances. Participation in Samba Fogo is free of charge for committed, auditioned percussionists.

Please visit http://sambafogo.com/event/samba-fogo-drum-audition-2019/ or email info@sambafogo.com with any questions



The Earth and Us: Sustainability Series

The Earth and Us Sustainability Series is free for members / $5 for non-members; Present a college ID to get $2 off; Ages 12+.

Every day we make choices in our lives that affect the environment, the climate and other species. From what we choose to eat and drive, to landscaping and light bulb choices, there’s a lot we can do to “choose wild” and reduce our environmental footprint.  Join us this fall to learn what is happening right here in our own community that supports sustainability. For more information go to www.ogdennaturecenter.org or give us a call at 801-621-7595.
September 9: Kim Bowsher with Ogden Farmer's Market

November 4: Lin Huang with Clever Octopus

December 2:Alex Porpora with Utah Society of Environmental Educators