Author: Kenneth Styles

The Valley Guide April 19 – April 25

Editor’s Pick of the Week: Thanksgiving Point will be hosting its annual half marathon at 7 a.m. this Saturday. Those participating will be running through the immaculate Thanksgiving point grounds, including the Thanksgiving Point gardens. You can participate also in the fun run beginning at 9 a.m. Orjust cheer on those who are participating. Call 801-766-5013 or visit ThanksgivingPoint.com for more information. Monday April 19 Music: FREE OPEN MIC NIGHT– 7 p.m. at Muse Music, 151 N. University Ave., Provo. Call 801-377-MUSE or visit MuseMusicOnline.com. Theater: “DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS”– 7:30 p.m. at Hale Center Theater, 225 W. 400 N., Orem.  Call 801-226-8600 or visit HaleTheater.org. Visual Arts: HARD TIMES: AN ARTIST’S VIEW– at Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 300 S. Springville. Call 801-489-2727 or visit sma.nebo.edu. Visual Arts:UVU STUDENT ART SHOW & BFA FINAL PROJECTS– Woodbury Art Museum, 575 E University Pkwy #250 Orem. Call 801-863-6200 or visit uvu.edu/museum. Visual Arts: 99 MOST BEAUTIFUL FACES: GLASS SCULPTURES BY ANDREW KOSOROK– 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center Street, Provo. Call 801-852-7007 or visit CoveyCenter.org. Visual Arts: MUSEUM MONDAYS – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Thanksgiving Point, Museum of Ancient Life. Call 801-766-5013 or visit ThanksgivingPoint.com. Film: FREE ROCKUMENTARY FILM NIGHT: “KURT COBAIN: ABOUT A SON” – 9 p.m. at Muse Music, 151 N. University Ave., Provo. Call 801-377-MUSE or visit...

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The Valley guide – April 12-18

Editor’s Pick of the Week: 250,000 tulips are spread throughout the 55-acre Thanksgiving Point Gardens during the Tulip Festival that begins Friday. The array of colors and beauty ushers in the perfect spring. The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m through May 1 (closed Sundays). Call 801-766-5013 or visit ThanksgivingPoint.com for more information. Monday April 12 Music: FREE OPEN MIC NIGHT– 7 p.m. at Muse Music, 151 N. University Ave., Provo. Call 801-377-MUSE or visit MuseMusicOnline.com Music: REMEMBERING OUR CULTURE (ROC) MULTICULTURAL SHOWCASE–7 p.m. at Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center Street, Provo. Call 801-852-7007 or visit CoveyCenter.org Theater: “DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS”– 7:30 p.m. at Hale Center Theater, 225 W. 400 N., Orem.  Call 801-226-8600 or visit HaleTheater.org Visual Arts: HARD TIMES: AN ARTIST’S VIEW– at Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 300 S. Springville. Call 801-489-2727 or visit sma.nebo.edu Visual Arts: PERMANENT COLLECTION– Woodbury Art Museum, 575 E University Pkwy #250 Orem. Call 801-863-6200 or visit uvu.edu/museum Visual Arts: UVU STUDENT ART SHOW & BFA FINAL PROJECTS– Woodbury Art Museum, 575 E University Pkwy #250 Orem. Call 801-863-6200 or visit uvu.edu/museum Visual Arts: 99 MOST BEAUTIFUL FACES: GLASS SCULPTURES BY ANDREW KOSOROK– 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center Street, Provo. Call 801-852-7007 or visit CoveyCenter.org Visual Arts: MUSEUM MONDAYS – 5 p.m. to 7...

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The Valley Guide – April 5-11

Editor’s Pick of the Week: Parlor Hawk, (formerly known as Moses) will be having their colossal CD release show Saturday 8 p.m. at Velour music gallery. This brilliant posse of artists have a sound all their own. Come check out this up-and-coming band and experience an evening of music you won’t soon forget. Call 801-818-BAND or visit VelourLive.com for more information. Monday April 5 Music: MORNING BENDERS W/ MINIATURE TIGERS, DESERT NOISES– 8 p.m. at Velour, 135 N. University Ave., Provo. Call 801-818-BAND or visit VelourLive.com Music: FREE OPEN MIC NIGHT– 7 p.m. at Muse Music, 151 N. University Ave., Provo. Call 801-377-MUSE or visit MuseMusicOnline.com Theater: “DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS”– 7:30 p.m. at Hale Center Theater, 225 W. 400 N., Orem.  Call 801-226-8600 or visit HaleTheater.org Visual Arts: HARD TIMES: AN ARTIST’S VIEW– at Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 300 S. Springville. Call 801-489-2727 or visit sma.nebo.edu Visual Arts: MUSEUM MONDAYS – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Thanksgiving Point, Museum of Ancient Life. Call 801-766-5013 or visit ThanksgivingPoint.com Visual Arts: PERMANENT COLLECTION– Woodbury Art Museum, 575 E University Pkwy #250 Orem. Call 801-863-6200 or visit uvu.edu/museum Visual Arts: UVU STUDENT ART SHOW & BFA FINAL PROJECTS– Woodbury Art Museum, 575 E University Pkwy #250 Orem. Call 801-863-6200 or visit uvu.edu/museum Visual Arts: 99 MOST BEAUTIFUL FACES: GLASS SCULPTURES BY ANDREW KOSOROK– 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at...

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The valley guide: March 29- April 4

Editor’s Pick of the Week: The opening reception for the UVU student art show will be held at the Woodbury Art Museum, Monday 6 to 8 p.m. This showcases some of the finest student work of the year. Support your fellow students; come admire their gift of art. Call 801-863-6200 or visit uvu.edu/museum. for more information. Monday March 29 Music: FREE OPEN MIC NIGHT — 7 p.m. at Muse Music, 151 N. University Ave., Provo. Call 801-377-MUSE or visit MuseMusicOnline.com. Music: UTAH VALLEY YOUTH SYMPHONY — 7:30 p.m. at Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center Street, Provo. Call 801-852-7007 or visit CoveyCenter.org. Theater: “DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS” — 7:30 p.m. at Hale Center Theater, 225 W. 400 N., Orem. Call 801-226-8600 or visit HaleTheater.org. Theater: “LES MISERABLES: SCHOOL EDITION” — 7:30 p.m. at Scera Center, 745 S. State St., Orem. Call 801-225-ARTS or visit Scera.org. Visual Arts: HARD TIMES: AN ARTIST’S VIEW — at Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 300 S. Springville. Call 801-489-2727 or visit sma.nebo.edu. Visual Arts:UVU STUDENT ART SHOW & BFA FINAL PROJECTS — Woodbury Art Museum, 575 E University Pkwy #250 Orem. Call 801-863-6200 or visit uvu.edu/museum. Visual Arts: PERMANENT COLLECTION — Woodbury Art Museum, 575 E University Pkwy #250 Orem. Call 801-863-6200 or visit uvu.edu/museum. Visual Arts: 86 ANNUAL SPRING SALON — at Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 300 S. Springville....

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Slow Club offers foot-tapping experience

Up-and-coming UK indie-pop stars Slow Club will be releasing their first full-length debut album, “Yeah So,” with Moshi Moshi records on March 30. It is a first North American release for both the band and the label. This album is significant to the band’s success, especially considering that they have just announced spring tour dates in the U.S., as well as a watershed first appearance at the SXSW music festival. The band, a dynamic duo made up of Charles Watson on vocals and guitar and Rebecca Taylor on vocals, guitar and percussion, has already made headway in the UK but feels ready to appeal to a broader fanbase by releasing their clever but simple tunes in the U.S. Their music is part indie and part folk, similar to bands such as Bright Eyes and Rilo Kiley. And like their big-time counterparts, their musical brilliance will surely blow your mind and kick your ass. They claim a wide variety of musical influences, ranging from Rod Stewart to Leonard Cohen. With tracks like “There is No Good Way to Say I’m Leaving You” and “Giving Up on Love,” romantic dilemmas become a common theme throughout the band’s upcoming album. “I Was Unconscious, it Was a Dream,” is a phenomenal track for its marvelous lyrics and remarkable vocals. The entire album is jam-packed with upbeat, catchy tunes that make it all but...

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