We're going into the final weekend of the Sundance Film Festival, but Dan Nailen's been watching live theater this week. He's been to see the Pioneer Memorial Theatre's production of The Philadelphia Story.
The many reasons to attend and participate in the Sundance Film Festival include some lovely weather -- not what we're experiencing on the Wasatch Front. Dan Nailen was happy enough to get up in the mountains and enjoy the fresh air. He talks with KUER's Dan Bammes.
They call it the "Laurel Canyon" sound. It originated with the Mamas and the Papas, the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash back in the 60's. KUER entertainment reporter Dan Nailen talks with Dan Bammes about the new generation that's embraced it. Dan Nailen's entertainment blog slcene.com
Many groups call the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in downtown Salt Lake their home, and they're all being featured this weekend as part of an event called The Rose Exposed. KUER's Dan Nailen says there's a lot to see and do -- though dance is perhaps best left to those who have the talent for it. The Rose Exposed website
A lot of the concerts and plays Dan Nailen talks about each week have twenty and thirty and fifty dollar ticket prices, so it's a bit of relief when he points out how many things are available for free around Salt Lake. He spoke with KUER's Dan Bammes.
Dan Nailen is counting the hours until next week's Twilight Series concert in Salt Lake City. He's a fan of My Morning Jacket, a band that was playing the Zephyr Club in Salt Lake City just a few years ago.
Dan Nailen loves Salt Lake City's annual Living Traditions festival -- not least because of the wide variety of ethnic food available. But he's also looking forward to Betty LaVette's performance on Saturday. He's talking with KUER's Dan Bammes.