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Local singer-songwriter Bill McGinnis enjoys international Access with Park City showcase

January 21, 2019 — While many international singer-songwriters come to Park City to play the Access Film Music Showcase during the Sundance Film Festival, founder Michael "Chicago Mike" Beck schedules local artists to play as well. Bill McGinnis, a singer-songwriter based in Park City, has performed at Access, which

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Christopher Hawley looks forward to his annual gig at the Access Film Music Festival

January 20, 2019 — Singer, songwriter and guitarist Christopher Hawley, who leads the Venice, California-based band Christopher Hawley Rollers, has toured the world. He's played in Europe, Asia and Central America, and is currently on a tour of venues in Taipei. And while the globetrotting musician has made connections

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Access Film Music Festival celebrates 16 years of helping independent musicians get to the next level

January 19, 2019 — Access Film Music Showcase has given local and global singer-songwriters a chance to perform for movie industry types, the public and each other during film festival week.

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National Geographic’s Steve Winter is a big cat when it comes to tigers, jaguars and cougars

January 18, 2019 — For more than 20 years, Steve Winter has traveled to the Himalayas, South America and the Hollywood Hills to capture images of tigers, jaguars and cougars for National Geographic. Not only does the award-winning photographer's images show big cats in their natural habitats, the stories

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For the Record: What’s in your Sundance survival guide?

January 17, 2019 — Each week, The Park Record asks For the Record, encouraging residents and visitors to weigh in on a topic of interest. In the coming weeks, the annual influx of visitors this time of year for the Sundance Film Festival will be made a little more

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What to do in Park City this weekend: Rita Coolidge, Jodi Kantor and Steve Winter

January 17, 2019 —   Consider this weekend a warmup for the Sundance Film Festival, and one you may not want to stay in for. A variety of music, lecture, activity and learning events will be held around Park City this weekend, ranging from a chamber performance by the

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jodi Kantor will speak about breaking the Harvey Weinstein story and the #metoo movement

January 17, 2019 — Pulitzer Prize winner Jodi Kantor will discuss how her New York Times team broke the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault case on Friday in Park City.

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Utah Symphony Chamber Concert features music from different eras

January 16, 2019 — Associate Conductor Conner Gray Covington has created a dynamic program for Utah Symphony's upcoming Jan. 18 chamber concert in Park City.

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Visual art adds to Park City Library’s welcoming feel

January 15, 2019 — Park City Library exhibit features digital and assemblage works by Vincent Mattina and an array of print works by Saltgrass Printmakers.

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‘Queen of Versailles’ introduces her new documentary ‘Princess of Versailles’

January 14, 2019 — Jacqueline Siegel, the subject of Lauren Greenfield's award-winning 2012 Sundance Film Festival documentary "Queen of Versailles" and a part-time Parkite, has made a new film, "Princess of Versailles," though those interested in the next chapter of the Siegels' story may have to wait to see

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Music has lifted Rita Coolidge higher and higher

January 13, 2019 — Music has lifted Grammy winner Rita Coolidge higher and higher through the good and bad times.

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Free lecture will give the Shoshone perspective of the Bear River Massacre

January 12, 2019 — Bear River Massacre is the largest killing of Native Americans in the history of the United States, and is still relatively unknown, according to Shoshone representative Darren Parry.

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What to do in Park City this weekend: concerts, lectures and movies

January 11, 2019 — There won’t be many quiet nights in Park City in the near future; the Sundance Film Festival starts in just under two weeks, and this weekend provides several opportunities for adults and children to get out and about before the bedlam begins. For a full

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Park City Film needs volunteers to sell concessions during the Sundance Film Festival

January 11, 2019 — Rewards for volunteering include a Sundance Film Festival waitlist voucher or two tickets to Park City Film screenings.

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Park City Film screenings shares the joy of foreign cinema to children

January 10, 2019 — Back in the fall of 2014, Park City Film, then known as the Park City Film Series, started a kids’ foreign language film program to complement the Spanish and French classes that are taught in Park City elementary schools.

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Canned Heat lights up three nights in Park City

January 9, 2019 — Canned Heat — featuring Fito de la Parra, bassist Larry “The Mole” Taylor, singer and guitarist Dale Spaulding and guitarist John Paulis — will bring its trademark blues to Park City for three nights starting Friday, Jan. 11, at the Egyptian Theatre.

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Artist Jared Davis to demonstrate his unbreakable love of glass art Saturday

January 8, 2019 — Davis and his wife Nicole intend to show how difficult and beautiful glassworking can be at a demonstration at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12 at Gallery MAR, 436 Main St.

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Teen book club a safe place to discuss LGBTQ themes in fiction

January 7, 2019 — A new Park City book club provides teens and adults a respectful and safe place to discuss LGBTQ+ literature.

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Swaner EcoCenter story times develop Little Naturalists

January 6, 2019 — Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter helps develop Little Naturalists with a nature-filled story and craft time.

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An Artist at the Table raises funds for Sundance Institute artists

January 5, 2019 — Sundance Institute fundraiser invites donors and independent film lovers to sit down with An Artist at the Table

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