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Art on the Trails | Combining Artful Experiences with the Beauty of our Natural Surroundings, Aug. 24 3-6pm

Art on the Trails is a program that connects art and nature, and celebrates our local performing arts sector. It’s designed to promote local performing artists and musicians, making their work more visible to our community, as well as provide an accessible platform for our community to connect with high caliber performances that are integrated into our natural surroundings. This program is presented by the PCSC Arts Council in partnership with Basin Recreation and is made possible with the support of our sponsors and partners NordicTrack and Copper Moose Farm Stand. 

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Local Spotlight // Amber Hansen, Director of A CHORUS LINE

A CHORUS LINE returns to The Egyptian Theatre July 5-21 and Artistic Director Amber Hansen is at the helm as director. In 2014, while directing this play as an in-house musical, she discovered she was pregnant and decided taking a break was in order. "During that time, we formed our relationship with the Ziegfeld Theatre which is great because we can combine talent pools and share the cost and labor," says Hansen

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Summit County Public Art Board & Deer Valley Music Festival Unite to Present Art Piano Pop-Up Community Concerts

The Summit County Public Art Advisory Board and the Deer Valley Music Festival are excited to present three Art Pianos for All Pop-Up Community Concerts featuring artists from Utah Symphony | Utah Opera, which will be free and open to the public. The goal of this concert series is to bring accessible, high caliber music to our community using the Art Pianos for All program as the vehicle.

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Egyptian Theatre Brings Mamma Mia! A Story of Love, Friendship and Laughter to Park City

ABBA’s music comes to life in the feel-good story of Mamma Mia! Their catchy tunes and upbeat blend of disco and pop tells the story of love, friendship and laughter in this hit broadway production. Just recently, licensing rights became available to theatres across North America to produce and perform this musical. The Egyptian Theatre jumped right on the opportunity to bring this musical to Park City.

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2019 World Championships // Music Lineup Feb 1-10

The 2019 FIS Snowboard, Freestyle and Freeski World Championships just released a stacked music lineup for the event coming up February 1 - 10 — and we’re excited to say the least. 2019 World Champs athletic events will take place at Utah’s Solitude Mountain Resort, Park City Mountain and Deer Valley Resort, but the the performances will be in our backyard February 2, 5, and 10 on the Canyons Village Stage and Historic Main Street.

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BRANDed PC Singer/Songwriter Series Brings Four Local Acts to Park City

BRANDed PC had it’s opening night on Main Street last night, and has been an amazing success! Thanks to local makers, we have a great spread of exciting and high quality merchandise— there’s truly something for everyone, making it the perfect place to buy unique last minute holiday gifts for anyone.

New this year to BRANDed PC is a singer/songwriter series featuring four local bands: The Backyard Revival, Carlos Emjay, Alicia Stockman, and Katya & Moodlite. The bands will play live Wedesday Dec. 18- Saturday Dec. from 6-7 pm. Each band gives their own unique taste of the music scene in Park City.

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Summer Highlights at the Egyptian Theatre

Summer always seems to be the busiest time of year, simply because there is so much to do, and so little time to do it. This seems to be especially true in a mountain town where there are many fun activities and opportunities. A must-have for your summer calendar this season is a show at the Egyptian Theatre. The historic jewel on Park City’s Main Street has a full schedule with entirely new shows for the community to enjoy.

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Latino Arts Festival 2018

Immerse yourself in creative and cultural offerings at the third Latino Arts Festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 16th and 17th from 3-8pm. This year, the event will be held outside at the Park City Library Field (1255 Park Ave.).

Showcasing the talents of the local Latino community, this free, all-ages event celebrates creative expression through fine arts and crafts, folkloric dance, live music, performances, food, and a Sundance film.

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St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Summer Lineup and New Location

Live music and outdoors concerts are cornerstones of a great Park City summer. Both residents and visitors alike look forward to grabbing a blanket and a few friends to enjoy the many musical opportunities around town. In that tradition, this summer marks the 15th year in a row that Park City Institute (PCI) presents its outdoor concert series, the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights. This year comes with a twist however. After learning late last year that Deer Valley wasn’t going to renew PCI’s contract to hold the concerts at the resort, there was a scramble to select and secure a new venue for this summer’s great lineup.

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Park City Follies // 18 Years of Lampooning Laughs

Park City Follies, the unique play parodying 'all things Park City' is taking over the Egyptian stage for its 18th season on April 20 - 22 and 24 - 29.  

Director, Paul Tan and head writer, Tom Clyde, are joined by a creative team including Rick Klein, Andy Cier, Josh Martin and Terry Moffit. According to Moffit, “We work as a committee. All of us make suggestions, edit, and dream up story lines but Tom does most of the heavy lifting when it comes to the stage play.”

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Getting Footloose in Park City

Everybody’s going to “kick off the Sunday shoes” when the Ziegfeld Theatre's production of Footloose comes to Park City's Egyptian Theatre.

Leading the way will be Aathaven Tharmarajah, starring as Ren McCormack. This role was made famous by Kevin Bacon in the 1984 movie. He has performed in a wide range of high school productions, but now, a freshman at Universtiy of Utah, this is his debut with Ziegfeld and in a starring role, no less.

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Park City High School Theater on the Rise

Park City is known for it’s many world class opportunities it has to offer. It’s evident by the diverse array of languages one can hear while walking down Main Street that people come from all corners of the world to get a taste of our small mountain town. Many people associate Park City with beautiful mountains, cozy lodges, an amazing variety of outdoor recreation throughout all four seasons, and great art galleries. In addition to all of that, Rick Kimball, the Director of the Park City High School Theater Program, has been working to put Park City on the map for something else.

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English & Hareza // Local Musicians On The Road Again

Local singer/songwriter/musician, Elizabeth Hareza, is taking her music on the road again. As a duo project in 2017, English & Hareza did a two month tour of Europe, performing nearly every day in cities across The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, France, Austria, Scotland and England. Aaron English, a singer songwriter from Seattle, WA, had already planned the tour and invited Elizabeth to join in.

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The Sound of Nashville Alternative Music at the Sundance Film Festival

Film and music go hand in hand. The essence and mood of a scene in a film can be made with music (think the two terrifying notes in JAWS, Rocky’s pump-up music during his famous workout montage, or the simple image of John Cusack in Say Anything holding up a boombox blaring ‘In Your Eyes’ by Peter Gabriel). The music in these scenes made them iconic, and will forever be associated with these films.

That being said, the Sundance Film Festival does not ignore the importance of music. The Festival offers an array creative experiences throughout the 10 day event, many of them being performances. Every year the music scene is quality, and one company makes the scene especially interesting by bringing in the sound of Nashville alternative music into the mix. An array of artists, musicians and songwriters will showcase their talents, and this year, local Summit County musicians are also given an opportunity to get involved.

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