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Culture » Entertainment Picks

Best of Utah Arts 2016


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Theater Production
The Count of Monte Cristo [Pioneer Theatre Company]
The Kreutzer Sonata [Plan-B Theatre Company/NOVA Chamber Music Series]
Stupid F**king Bird [SLAC]
Individual Dancer
Emily Adams [Ballet West]
Efren Corado Garcia [Repertory Dance Theatre
Lorin Hansen [Samba Fogo]
Theater Original Play
Shawn Fisher,Streetlight Woodpecker [SLAC]
Elaine Jarvik,Based on a True Story [Plan-B Theatre Company]
Javen Tanner,Sleeping Beauty’s Dream [Sting & Honey]

Stand-up Comedian
Abi Harrison
Christian Pieper
Alex Velluto
Theater Performance
April Fossen,Stage Kiss [Wasatch Theatre Company]
Teresa Sanderson,Wit [Wasatch Theatre Company]
Aaron Swenson, Buyer & Cellar [Pygmalion Productions]
Comedy Improv Troupe
Crowdsourced Comedy
Toy Soup
Dance Production
The Nijinsky Revolution [Ballet West]
Revere [Repertory Dance Theatre]
They Reminisce [Bboy Federation]
Theater Touring Production
Dance Choreography
Stephen Brown, sNaked [SB Dance]
Daniel Charon, Together Alone [Ririe-Woodbury]
Garret Smith, If We Linger/10,000 Hours [Salt Contemporary Dance]
Opera/Classical Music Performance or Production

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Fiction Book
Dream House on Golan Drive, by David Pace
Hour of the Bees, by Lindsay Eagar
Summerlost, by Ally Condie
Poetry Collection
Blue Patina, by Nancy Takacs
Flicker, by Lisa Bickmore
Flight, by Katharine Coles
Non-Fiction Book
All Better Now, by Emily Wing Smith
The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq
and Afghanistan
, by J. Kael Weston
The Three-Year Swim Club, by Julie Checkoway

Illustrated Book/Graphic Novel/Zine
The Princess in Black series, by Shannon Hale,
Dean Hale & LeUyen Pham
Purge Worlds, by Chris Black and Joshua Oman
Super, by Joshua Todd Crowther

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Painting Exhibition
Firelei Baez:Patterns of Resistance
(Utah Museum of Contemporary Art)

Hadley Rampton, Maung Maung Tinn & Nyan Soe:
On the Border (Art Access Gallery)
Kevin Red Star (Modern West Fine Art)
Fashion Design
Simone Gordon, Hoodlands & Co.
McQuiston Marié
Nyssa Pack, Sapphire Coast Swim
Mixed Media/Sculpture/Interactive Exhibition
David Brothers: Rolithica
(Utah Museum of Contemporary Art)
Scott Filipiak (Mod a Go Go, January 2016)
Jim Jacobs, Josh Winegar & Paul Crow:
Raw and Cooked
(Rio Gallery)

Tattoo Artist
Sarah de Azevedo, Oni Tattoo
CJ Fishburn, Cathedral Tattoo
Steve Tippetts, Ironclad Tattoo/Anchor Ink Tattoo
Photography Exhibition
Laurel Caryn: History of Photography (Alice Gallery)
Willy Littig: Vecinos (Mestizo Gallery)
Utah Travels (Utah Cultural Celebration Center)
Public Art/Graffiti Art
Touring/Non-Local Exhibition
The British Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces
from National Museum Wales (Utah Museum of Fine Art)
Treasures of British Art 1400-2000:
The Berger Collection
(BYU Museum of Art)

Jennet Thomas: The Unspeakable Freedom Device
(Utah Museum of Contemporary Art)
Best Local Instagram
Short Film
B + A, directed by Connor Rickman
Hammer Suite, directed by Lincoln Hoppe
Papá, directed by Danny Russon
What Did We Miss/Outside These Categories
Jewelry Design
Tiffany Blue, Peach Treats
Zell Lee, Asana Natural Arts
Nick Burke & Magen Mitchell, Obake Style