The Christmas drink: An appreciation

The Christmas drink: An appreciation

When we think of the astounding variety of foods, desserts, candies and chocolates that we, in the name of tradition, will stuff our faces with this holiday season, our minds turn to the well-known staples of the giddily-gluttonous Christmas feasts of years past: gingerbread, mashed potatoes, puddings, cookies and a turkey so large that it […]

Black Friday: To shop or not to shop?

Top five reasons to go Black Friday Shopping: By Nick Scholz   In Utah Valley, few events match our natural inclinations quite as well as Black Friday. It is the frightening union between dependable thrift and wanton consumerism, penny-pinching frugality and wildly irresponsible capitalism and it speaks to our deal-searching souls.   For those who […]

The V – Calendar Nov.14-20

Every Day   Arts From Heart to Hand All day, donation BYU Museum of Art North Campus Drive, Provo   The Matter of Words All Day, donation BYU Museum of Art North Campus Drive, Provo   Wide-Open Spaces All day, donation BYU Museum of Art North Campus Drive, Provo   Entertainment The Marvelous Wonderettes 7:30 […]

Best local pizza restaurants in Utah Valley

Best local pizza restaurants in Utah Valley

Some people are just different from everyone else. They exercise their genius in whatever medium speaks to them most and inspire the rest of us to be better than we think we can be. These four Utah Valley artists work in the medium of sauce and cheese to tease our taste buds and satisfy our […]

Best Halloween baked goods in Utah Valley

Best Halloween baked goods in Utah Valley

Halloween shall stand forever as a testament to humankind’s willingness to confront any danger, face any hazard and submit to any peril in its unceasing pursuit of candy and treats.   Consider the premise of this, the strangest of all holidays: a person dons a costume, demeaning or unsettling; they venture, so costumed, into streets […]

Calendar: Oct. 10-16

Everyday   Arts   Art of Our Century Exhibition All Day, donation Woodbury Art Museum 575 E. University Parkway #250, Orem   Faculty Art Show All Day, donation Woodbury Art Museum 575 E. University Parkway #250, Orem   The Matter of Words All Day, donation BYU Museum of Art North Campus Drive, Provo   Wide-Open […]

Provo Center Street: historic food and fun

Provo Center Street: historic food and fun

If you’ve spent any significant amount of time in Utah Valley, you’ve probably expended at least an hour or two on Center Street in Provo. What started as a small business district in the heart of Utah’s third largest city has now become a cultural center for Utah Valley residents.   The recent construction on […]

“The Three Musketeers” Will Unbuckle Your Swash

The Covey Center for The Arts is a special place. When you go there, you can see paintings ranging from ancient to modern. You can see performances from contemporary music groups like Ryan Shupe and The Rubberband, or catch a piano-centric mood-fest performed live by David Lanz and Kurt Bestor.   If instead, you’re in […]