Clips for Wednesday, Oct. 1
Sundance announces new ticket package for locals available until Friday
TICKET PACKAGE B for Jan. 21-25 costs $650. Participants can select a total of 20 tickets to regular screenings and/or panel discussions within the Ticket Package dates. There is a limit of 4 tickets total per screening or panel discussion. Package Holders make ticket selections based on availability in late December before the Festival begins. The package includes admission for one to the Awards Night Party on Saturday, Jan. 24. Ticket Package-B Holders also may select tickets to the Closing Night film as part of their package.
Park City luncheon coming up
The Friends of the Park City Library is holding its Autumn Author Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at Deer Valley’s Silver Lake Lodge at 11:30 am. Its featured speaker will be Carolyn Jessop, the author of "Escape." Come hear the amazing story of her life within the FLDS polygamist community and her successful escape along with her eight children. Tickets are $35 for members of the Friends of the Park City Library and $40 for non-members. Tickets are available at the circulation desk of the Park City Library at 1255 Park Avenue and at Dolly’s Bookstore on Main Street. Tickets will be available for purchase through noon on Oct. 17.
Children’s Spookin’ Art Show
Young Artists up to age 13 are invited to join Gallery MAR in presenting a Spookin’ Art Show. Stop by the gallery beginning Oct. 1 to receive a blank canvas. Using the Halloween theme, paint or decorate your piece in a "Spookin’" fashion and deliver your work back to the gallery by Oct. 20. The entry fee is $10. Proceeds benefit Arts Kids, a local non-profit arts organization whose mission is to reach children while they are still open to learning new ways of relating to their world and to facilitate empathy and acceptance of all people within a diverse society. To provide a safe, nurturing and diverse environment in which the creative spirit within each child can open and grow through experiencing the expressive arts. The Spookin’ Art Show and sale runs Oct. 24 through Nov. 3. Reception for the artists is on Friday, Oct. 31 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Costumes encouraged. Call 435-649-3001 for more information. Gallery MAR is located at 580 Main Street.
"New Encaustic Paintings" exhibit at Julie Nester Gallery
This is the final weekend to see this exhibition of artwork by artists who use encaustic (wax). Featured artists include: Tracey Adams, Robin Denevan, Amber George, Thea Schrack and Kirsten Stolle. Julie Nester Gallery is located at 1280 Iron Horse Dr.
The Bioneers conference is a national environmental event that started in Northern California several years ago and is transmitted via satellite to these few approved locations around the country including Westminster College in Salt Lake City. Along with the national conference, organizers have local workshops that focus more specifically on our community. The national Web site http://www.bioneers.com. For more information contact volunteer Becky Robbins at 435-729-0035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The event is Friday, Oct. 17 to Sunday, Oct. 19. Enjoy national speakers, local workshops, food, music, art, and connection exploring the ways environmental, economic, and social justice questions play themselves out in our community, homes and in our personal lives. For more info visit http://www.westminstercollege.edu.
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Park City officials are preparing to take what is considered to be an important step in protecting the Treasure land from wildfires. City Hall in early June requested proposals from firms interested in the work.