Right here’s the place to seek out on-line content material from Utah arts teams through the coronavirus shutdown

Here’s where to find online content from Utah arts groups during the coronavirus shutdown

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The present should go on, even within the thick of the coronavirus pandemic — and if the viewers can’t come to the artists on this time of social distancing, the artists will put their work up on-line.

Here’s a sampling of what Utah arts organizations are doing to carry content material to their audiences on-line:

• The Excellence within the Group live performance collection will live-stream its Wednesday jazz live shows from the Gallivan Middle in downtown Salt Lake Metropolis — which can go on, founder Jeff Whitely guarantees, with out a stay viewers on the venue. This week’s present, that includes singer Melinda Kirigin-Voss and pianist John Sargeant, will likely be seen Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. on the Fb pages for Excellence within the Group and the Gallivan Middle. Previous live shows will likely be archived on the Excellence Fb web page, to observe anytime.

• Edison Avenue Occasions (previously generally known as The Organ Loft) is posting movies of brief silent movies — particularly, Charlie Chaplin’s two-reelers for Mutual Movie Company in 1916 and 1917 — with accompaniment by Blaine Gale on the group’s mighty Wurlitzer organ. A brand new brief will likely be posted each Wednesday. To enroll, go to and click on the e-mail tackle on the high of the web page.

• Repertory Dance Theatre has launched a collection of stay courses in ballet, jazz, fashionable, hip hop and Bollywood dance kinds. The courses, which run 15 to 30 minutes, are taught by instructors from RDT’s Dance Middle, every instructing from their properties. The courses are free (for now), although donations will likely be accepted. Go to RDT’s web site for a schedule, and for hyperlinks to the courses.

• The King’s English bookstore is holding a digital storytime on its Fb and Instagram feeds, with image books at 11 a.m. each morning and chapter books — this week, it’s “The Phantom Tollbooth” — at 2 p.m.

• Wiseguys Comedy Membership is providing live-streamed stand-up comedy within the evenings on its Fb web page. The schedule is a bit erratic, so go to the web page to seek out out when the comics will likely be performing.

• Utah Symphony and Utah Opera, whose seasons have been shut down due to the pandemic, have “listening rooms” on their web sites that function curated playlists, audio streaming, clips of performances and the “Ghost Gentle” podcast.

• The Utah Movie Middle will strive a “public beta check” of an internet model of its Tuesday evening neighborhood screenings (held on the Metropolis Library auditorium), by streaming a program on the group’s web site,, beginning at 7 p.m. March 31. This system will function six brief movies by Utah filmmakers who’re members of the movie middle’s Artist Foundry. Viewers can chat on-line through the movies, and submit questions through textual content throughout a moderated post-screening Q&A.

• The Provo-based streaming service VidAngel is within the midst of a free two-week supply, that includes the corporate’s family-friendly in-house programming — together with the mini-series “The Chosen” and its “Dry Bar Comedy” collection.

• If you wish to seize the movie show expertise whereas streaming reveals at residence, the Water Gardens Theater in Nice Grove is promoting baggage of its house-made popcorn and kettle corn — in addition to concession-stand sweet — for curbside pickup. Order on the theater’s website (, park in entrance of the theater at 912 W. Backyard Drive in Nice Grove, an worker will take your order or your order quantity, and ship your order. The theater is open from 11 a.m. to six p.m. Mondays by way of Thursdays, and 11 a.m. to eight p.m. Fridays and Saturdays for pickup.

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Editor’s observe: Sean P. Means is married to an worker of the Utah Movie Middle.