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ART MUSIC STAGE LITERATURE AND MORE
Appreciating the changes that happen during second half of the Sundance Film Festival.

Appreciating the changes that happen during second half of the Sundance Film Festival.

There may be some who believe the 2015 Sundance Film Festival is already over. Not so. For those of us who believe in “finishing strong” there are plenty of options to help us do just that. While Friday (today) is the last day for programs like the music café...

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State of the Arts

ART MUSIC STAGE LITERATURE AND MORE
The Sounds of Sundance

The Sounds of Sundance

The connection between film and music is strong and obvious to many, and is gratefully not lost on the Sundance Institute. Sixteen years ago, the Sundance Film Festival partnered with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers [ASCAP] to create the ASCAP Music Café, a venue...

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State of the Arts

ART MUSIC STAGE LITERATURE AND MORE
Cop Car takes Sundance audiences on a funny and dark ride

Cop Car takes Sundance audiences on a funny and dark ride

Though not told specifically through the eyes of the two 10-year-old boys at its center, Cop Car’s cast of exaggerated characters, Napoleon Dynamite-esque landscape, and graphic novel-like storyline hints at what it’s like to view the world through the pre-adolescent male mind. The...

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State of the Arts

ART MUSIC STAGE LITERATURE AND MORE
Booting Up, Sundance Style

Booting Up, Sundance Style

One of my favorite trends this season is the absence of heels. While running around wearing four-inch pumps may make fashion sense in paved-over, flatlander locales like New York or Los Angeles, doing so in Park City is not only begging for an ankle injury, but frostbite as well. I’m all...

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State of the Arts

ART MUSIC STAGE LITERATURE AND MORE
An Artist at the Table gives Sundance insiders a platform for reflection and thanks

An Artist at the Table gives Sundance insiders a platform for reflection and thanks

“Are you local?” I say to the family standing nearby as we move toward the shuttles that are to take us up the mountain to the Stein Eriksen Lodge. They nod yes. “Really?” I say enthusiastically. “Where do you live?” The parents live in New York and their...

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Word About Town

SUNDANCE ANNOUNCES SHORT FILM AWARDS
Sundance Institute announced the jury prizes in short filmmaking at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The awards were presented at a ceremony in Park City, Utah; full video of the ceremony is at youtube.com/sff. The short film program at the Festival is the centerpiece of Sundance Institute’s year-round efforts to support short filmmaking, including a series of daylong workshops and a...more.


MASTER DEVELOPER SELECTED FOR CANYONS 
Varde Partners ("Varde") and Replay Resorts ("Replay") announced today that Replay has been selected to act as the master developer for its substantial land holdings in the Canyons Resort area.  Varde is the managing member of TCFC Finance Co LLC ("TCFC"), which owns much of the land comprising the Canyons Ski Resort. The selection of Replay as master developer is an important step in TCFC's strategy to assemble a team of mountain...more.


RESTAURANTS OFFER SUPER BOWL SPECIALS
Park City’s all-star roster of world-famous restaurants are serving an entire lineup of Super Bowl specials Feb. 1.  “Bring your party for the Big Game and let one of our bars and restaurants handle all the cooking and cleanup,” Park City Area Restaurant Association executive director Ginger Ries said. “Whether it’s pizza and wings or...more.


SUNDANCE SHORT FILM CHALLENGE
Sundance Institute premiered the Sundance Institute Short Film Challenge, a program of nine international short films, at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The program is designed to spark global conversation about solutions to challenges like extreme hunger and poverty.  Beginning Tuesday, February 3, the short films will premiere on...more.


PHOTO OF THE DAY
Locals have a love/hate relationship with the Sundance Film Fest.  On the one hand, it brings a lot of business to town and keeps the businesses hopping.  The rentals - both lodging and commercial - are huge too.  And if you like movies or socializing with a vibrant and talented artistic community, then this is the best week of the year to be in Park City.  One of the downsides is, well, parking...more.


NEW BOOT STORE OPENS ON MAIN STREET
A new custom leather women's boot store just opened up by Marcyne and Mary Brown. DiJore's boots are handmade in Turkey, using only fine materials.  They are crafted individually with artistry and flourish and sport rich textures and vibrant colors.  Look for Dijore at 580 Main Street.


PARK CITY FILM STUDIO HIRES MARSHALL MOORE
Park City Film Studios recently announced the appointment of Marshall Moore as the company’s Marketing Consultant. Moore brings more than 32 years of relevant industry experience to the new studio, having most recently served as Director of the Utah Film Commission for the past seven years, where he was vital to the state’s film...more.


GRACE CLOTHIERS OPENS ON MAIN STREET
Laura Montecot-Fruth, a long time staple of the Main Street fashion scene, has realized her dream to be a boutique owner. She opened Grace Clothiers in December at 751 Main Street to showcase her exquisite taste in sophisticated, yet practical apparel for men and women. After 20-plus...more.


FOUR PARKITES TO COMPETE IN X GAMES
With X Games Aspen 2015 kicking off January 22-25, we have eight professional athletes from Utah invited to compete in the world's premiere action sports event. X Games Aspen 2015 marks the 19th edition of our X Games winter events and an unprecedented 14th consecutive year the event has been held in Aspen, Colorado – the longest run at...more.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR SUNDANCE FEST
Every year the Park City Film Series has the opportunity to raise some serious money, and have serious amounts of fun, selling concessions at the Library Venue for the Sundance Film Festival. But they are in need of volunteers to pull this off (particularly the last weekend!). We have 5 shifts available daily - starting as early as 7am and ending at midnight. For each shift you work, you will receive a waitlist voucher for the Sundance Film Festival. For every three shifts that you work, you will also receive...more.


USSA NAMES NEW CFO
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, the national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding, has announced the appointment of Brooke McAffee as vice president and chief financial officer, according to USSA President and CEO Tiger Shaw. McAffee comes to the Olympic sports organization after spending nearly a decade with the Sundance Institute, most recently as its CFO.  She will be responsible for financial planning and management for the Park City-based USSA.  McAffee has worked for the non-profit Sundance Institute since 2005 where she served as...more.


NEW COCKTAIL LOUNGE & MUSIC HALL IN PARK CITY
Main Street Park City is now home to O.P. Rockwell, a speakeasy-style cocktail lounge and live music venue. The newly renovated bar is announcing new nationally touring musical acts each week. For the Sundance Film Festival, owners of the venue anticipate a blend of film industry events and public shows.  Park City locals Scott Thomson and Craig Eddins have teamed up with The State Room...more


SOLITUDE'S NEW GENERAL MANAGER
Deer Valley Resort has appointed Kim Mayhew as Solitude Mountain Resort’s new general manager effective May 1, 2015. In the interim, Kim will act as the Solitude transition manager, providing leadership and guidance as Deer Valley moves forward in planning the shift to ownership. Kim brings extensive knowledge of the ski industry to the position and is currently in her 33rd year of...more.


NEW RETAILERS OPEN AT CANYONS RESORT
Canyons Resort Village now offers more variety in retail shopping with the addition of two new retail stores, SmartWool and The North Face. Both located in the Resort Village in the Sundial Lodge, SmartWool and The North Face offer a variety of apparel for skiing and lifestyle, including base layers, outerwear and more. “We are excited to welcome SmartWool and The North Face to our village here at Canyons”, said Mike Goar, vice president and...more.


SNOWBASIN'S NEW LEARNING PROGRAM
Snowbasin Resort is proud to announce it is teaming up with SNOW Operating and Snow Park Technologies to be one of the first Western US resorts and only regional resort to adopt the award-winning Terrain Based Learning Program™ for all their beginner ski and snowboard lessons this winter. Terrain Based Learning is a revolution within the snow...more.


STEIN ERIKSEN LODGE EARNS AWARD
Stein Eriksen Lodge has once again been recognized by AAA as an esteemed Five Diamond property for the 12th consecutive year. Earning the coveted award continues the Lodge's standing as the first and only Utah property to bear both the Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond awards, the hospitality industry's most prestigious designations. “Receiving the AAA Five Diamond award means...more.


A $50 MILLION IMPROVEMENT FOR PCMR/CANYONS
Vail Resorts announced a hugely ambitious plan to link and upgrade Park City and Canyons, creating the largest resort in the United States with 7,300 acres of skiable terrain. Included in the plan are more than $50 million worth of resort improvements that include a new gondola, a new...more.


WOMEN'S SKI JUMPING NAMES NATIONAL TEAM
Nine top U.S. women ski jumpers have been named to the 2014-15 U.S. Visa Women’s Ski Jumping Team ahead of an exciting World Championships, World Cup, and Continental Cup schedule. Veteran ski jumpers Sarah Hendrickson, Jessica Jerome, and Lindsey Van—the first women ski jumpers to compete in Olympic ski jumping events—will once again provide world-class leadership to their team-mates, as they hone their skills in anticipation of...more.


PARK CITY LODGING PROPERTIES RECOGNIZED
Condé Nast Traveler announced its prestigious annual "Reader's Choice Awards", and a number of Park City area hotels and resorts ranked very highly on the lists for best hotels and resorts in the world. The rankings are the result of more than 76,600 dedicated Condé Nast Traveler readers casting votes for 7,721 hotels, 642 cities, 453...more.


CHANGE OF LEADERSHIP AT VAIL RESORTS
Vail Resorts announced a number of management changes to take place in its mountain division in the coming year, as part of a planned leadership succession to position the company for continued growth and success. Blaise Carrig, president of the company's mountain division will...more.


POWDR & BOYNE RESORTS PARTNER UP
Powdr Enterprises, the sports marketing and entertainment division of Powdr, announced a strategic brand partnership with Boyne Resorts. This alliance brings together the corporate partnership rights of the two largest privately-owned and operated companies in the mountain sports industry to provide brand partners an unparalleled platform to reach mountain sports and...more.


VAIL RESORTS TO ENHANCE WOMEN'S SKI EXPERIENCE
Despite making up over half the population of the United States, women only make up 40 percent of alpine skiers and only 32 percent of snowboarders according to participation data from SnowSports Industries America (SIA). Vail Resorts announced a new company initiative to increase...more.


SKIP THE LIFT PASS TICKET WINDOW
Park City Mountain and Canyons Resort announced EpicDay Lift Tickets, an online and mobile platform to purchase daily lift tickets at the guaranteed lowest price (as much as 25 percent off the lead rate) revolutionizing the way guests will purchase tickets for two of Utah’s premier destination ski and snowboard resorts. “Today’s announcement establishes EpicDay Lift Tickets as the absolute best way tok...more.


PARK CITY RESORTS RANK HIGH
Every fall SKI magazine's highly anticipated Reader Resort Survey hits the stands and informs the world of how North American ski resorts rank in the...more.


SUNDANCE OFFERS A WELLNESS RETREAT
Embark on a journey of self-discovery and healing, as The Spa at Sundance presents a Wellness Retreat that focuses on Nature and Nutrition in the beautiful environment of the Sundance Mountain Resort.  The Sundance...more.


UTAH RESORTS RANK HIGH IN SURVEY
Utah ski resorts topped the charts of the 2014 SKI magazine reader survey. Deer Valley Resort was ranked number two for the third consecutive year, with seven top rankings in survey categories divisions including access and service. Joining Deer Valley on the top 30 list, Park City...more.



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Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Film Festival

2015.01.22 to 2015.02.01

The Sundance Film Festival brings the most original storytellers together with the most adventurous audiences for its annual program of dramatic...

FIBT Bobsled North America's Cup

FIBT Bobsled North America's Cup

2015.01.29 to 2015.02.01

The FIBT Bobsled North America's Cup circuit returns for the final two bobsled races of the season. The 2-man and women's bobsled races...

FIBT Bobsled North American Cup

FIBT Bobsled North American Cup

2015.02.02 to 2015.02.08

The FIBT Bobsled North American Cup circuit returns to the Utah Olympic Park February 2nd - 8th. Watch athletes from all over the world race down...

The Expendables @ Park City Live

The Expendables @ Park City Live

2015.02.03 to 2015.02.04

The Expendables enjoyed a laid-back lifestyle growing up in Santa Cruz, California. They skated, surfed, partied and played music whenever...

Indigenous Live at O.P. Rockwell

Indigenous Live at O.P. Rockwell

2015.02.03

Indigenous wins 2 Native American Music Awards! Born and raised on the Yankton Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, Indigenous front man Mato...

Master Gardener Class

Master Gardener Class

2015.02.05

Class topics: soils, plant selection, fruit and vegetable gardening, weed control, plant care, plant pests, greenhouses--and much more.

FIS Aerial NorAM

FIS Aerial NorAM

2015.02.05 to 2015.02.07

The NorAm tour is conducted for the top U.S. and Canadian development skiers with additional positions for other foreign competitors. U.S. athletes...

Phantom of the Night: The Jaguars of Brazil

Phantom of the Night: The Jaguars of Brazil

2015.02.06

Join us to learn more about the big cats of the world in conjunction with our Mountain Lion! exhibit currently on display at the Swaner EcoCenter....

G. Love & Special Sauce

G. Love & Special Sauce

2015.02.06 to 2015.02.07

Garret Dutton, better known as G. Love and his comrades Jeffrey Clemens (Houseman) and Jim Prescott (Jimi Jazz) from Special Sauce, bring their...

Park City Pioneers Hockey Game

Park City Pioneers Hockey Game

2015.02.06 to 2015.02.07

Founded in 2009, the Park City Pioneers are based in Park City, Utah and are competing as members of USA hockey’s Sr. Elite division. The...

Vigor Winter Run

Vigor Winter Run

2015.02.07

Picture this: The sound of the snow crunching under your running shoes, as you breathe in the crisp mountain air. You and your closest friends are...

Momix

Momix "Dreamcatcher"

2015.02.07

A celebration of movement – unpredictable, magical and fun – the MOMIX brand of dance and theater is notoriously out of this world...

Valentine's Day Sweets Cooking Class

Valentine's Day Sweets Cooking Class

2015.02.08 to 2015.02.10

With award-winning pastry chef and cookbook author, Mary Cech.

MarchFourth Marching Band Live at O.P. Rockwell

MarchFourth Marching Band Live at O.P. Rockwell

2015.02.08

MarchFourth Marching Band (M4 to its fans) is a kaleidoscope of musical and visual energy that inspires dancing in an atmosphere of...

Lettuce @ Park City Live

Lettuce @ Park City Live

2015.02.11 to 2015.02.12

After celebrating their 20th anniversary as modern day rulers of old school funk, the Brooklyn-based juggemaut Lettuce is not...

Wolfgang Gartner @ Park City Live

Wolfgang Gartner @ Park City Live

2015.02.13 to 2015.02.14

American DJ & producer, Wolfgang Gartner is well known for his progressively more maximilist take on electro-house, and has gained respect...

Round Valley Roundup Nordic Ski Race

Round Valley Roundup Nordic Ski Race

2015.02.14

The Roundup is a 5K, 20K (Ski & Fat-Bike) and 40K community based event designed to encourage skiers of all levels. New This Year we have...

Marcia Ball and Elvin Bishop

Marcia Ball and Elvin Bishop

2015.02.14

It’s a double billing of blues… rich, Crescent City-seasoned blues. Ball and Bishop share the love and the stage with iconic voices...

Leftover Salmon

Leftover Salmon

2015.02.14 to 2015.02.15

Looking back over the past 25 years of rootsy, string-based music, the impact of Leftover Salmon is impossible to deny. Formed in Boulder...

Winter Classics Music Festival

Winter Classics Music Festival

2015.02.14 to 2015.02.16

Presented by Park City Music Festival, at various venues throughout the Park City area.

Chocolate Tempering, Truffles, and Bonbons Cooking Class

Chocolate Tempering, Truffles, and Bonbons Cooking Class

2015.02.14 to 2015.02.16

With award winning pastry chef and cookbook author, Mary Cech at the Park City Culinary Institute.

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe

2015.02.15

Karl Denson was a member of Lenny Kravitz’s band and garnered critical acclaim as one of the founders of boogaloo...

John Delaney, Future in Review Speaker Series

John Delaney, Future in Review Speaker Series

2015.02.20

John, who joined the University of Washington faculty in 1977, has served as chief scientist on more than 40 oceanographic research cruises, many...

Lucia Micarelli

Lucia Micarelli

2015.02.21

Violinist Micarelli first picked up a bow at age three, At five, she performed as a soloist for the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra. She...

The Brothers Comatose

The Brothers Comatose

2015.02.22

Despite their name, The Brothers Comatose have become known nation-wide for lively, high-energy performances. This 5-piece string band from San...

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