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Salt Lake Events for Cents: 1/27-2/2

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Salt Lake Events For Cents: 1/27-2/2
If you are penny-pinchin' because the economy is down, or just plain frugal, but still desirous to experience some culture and compulsory indulgence: Look no further. Each week, I will inform the masses about the fun, the free, the charming, and the cheap.
SLC's events range from sinfully intriguing to intellectual stimulating; just don't forget to get your groove on this Friday at the Urban.---

Visual Arts Jamie Wyeth:The Seven Deadly Sins by 

Join the Salt Lake Art Center on Wednesday, January 27 from 6-9:00pm for the opening reception of Jamie Wyeth: Seven Deadly Sins?a unique exploration of Christian themes by this critically-acclaimed artist and member of the 'first family of American art.' At 6:30pm, don't miss the rare opportunity to meet the artist in person. In Wyeth's paintings, the sins are acted out by seagulls, which he has observed for years along the coast of Maine. In the words of the artist, 'Gulls are nasty birds, filled with their own jealousies and rivalries. . .' Seven Deadly Sins has never before been exhibited outside of Wyeth's home region and will only be in Utah for a limited time. @ Salt Lake Art Center, 20 Southwest Temple, 801-328-4201‎, Wed., Jan. 27 opening, 6-9:00 p.m., Free, show runs through May 22
Literary Chekhov's Shorts  On the fourth Wednesday of each month, these short fiction readings include the best of both new and classic stories read by great readers. Chekhov's Shorts is based on the NPR Radio program Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story. New and classic fiction read by great local readers. This month, the spotlight shines on Tony Weller. @ Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, 801-524-8200‎, Wed., Jan. 27, 7:00 p.m., Free
Music Sweatshop Union, Mindstate, Scenic Byway Canadian Hip-hop, eh? Yeah, that's right—plus, as they describe themselves rappers and turntable-ists. Sweatshop Union knows how to move a crowd. Worth the splurge. @ Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, 801-746-0557‎, Fri., Jan 29, 9:00 p.m., $10/12
Movies The Killing The Salt Lake Film Society and Westminster Film School bring the Ivory Tower Film Series to the Tower Theatre. This month's selection is Stanley Kubrick classic The Killing. After getting out of prison, Johnny Clay masterminds a complex race-track heist, but his scheme is complicated by the intervention of the wife of a teller (George Peatty) in on the scheme, the boyfriend of the wife, airport regulations, and a small dog. @ Tower Theatre, 876 E. 900 South, 801-321-0310, Mon., Feb. 1, 7-9:30 p.m., Free

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