November has most of us thinking about the return to winter sports, but sliding down the mountain isn't the only thing coming up in Park City. The beginning of the ski season will also be accompanied by insightful art exhibits, lively concerts, and more. Check out some of our favorite up-and-coming arts and culture events below.
On display October 26 - November 27
At the Julie Nester Gallery (1280 Iron Horse Drive), Photo '18 invites art lovers to explore a variety of photographic perspectives. From a miniature western world to intriguing animals and abstract landscapes, the collective show features work from seven different photographers: Debra Bloomfield, Carol Inez Charney, Nine Francois, David Levinthal, Vanessa Marsh, Rebecca Reeve, and Thea Schrack. The exhibit is free and open to the public during gallery hours (10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. M-F; 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun.).
November 1-4, 7:30 p.m.
Timeless English rock band Foghat takes the stage at the Egyptian Theatre for four nights of shows. Despite several line-up changes over the years, the band still remains strong. With hits like Slow Ride, I Just Want to Make Love to You, and Fool for the City, their mixture of blues, boogie, and rock 'n' roll promises an electric atmosphere and a toe-tapping good time! Tickets range from $43-$75 and can be purchased via the Egyptian Theatre.
On display through November 30
If you haven't visited the Patricia Smith exhibit at the Park City Library yet, November is your last chance. A local artist, Smith is known for her iconic watercolor and vibrant oil landscapes. Though you can see her famous Olympic banners on Main Street, this exhibit is worth popping into for a look around. Admission is free.
November 10, 8 p.m.
Join the Father of Newgrass and King of Telluride, Sam Bush, as he lights up the stage at the DeJoria Center (970 N. State Road 32, Kamas) on November 10 with energetic bluegrass tunes. Since picking up his first mandolin at the age of 11 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Bush has channeled his efforts into innovating and changing the bluegrass and roots musical landscape. Tickets start at $35 and can be purchased here.
November 17, 7:30 p.m. to last call
Hit Main Street with KPCW Radio in a celebration of local bars, local bands, and, of course, local radio! Returning for its fourth year, the crawl features favorite venues O.P. Rockwell, Flanagan's on Main, and the Spur Bar & Grill where you can catch bands The Breakfast Klub, Tony Oros, Rage Against the Supremes, Small House Strings, and Opal Hill Drive. You can start the crawl wherever you want and groove out at your own pace. For more info and tickets ($35), visit the KPCW website.
National Geographic Live! Point of No Return with Hilaree Nelson at The Eccles Center
November 30, 7:30 p.m.
Join ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson as she recounts her epic attempt to summit Southeast Asia's highest point, the Hkakabo Razi in Myanmar. Through dramatic photography from Cory Richards and clips from Renan Ozturk's documentary, audiences will get a firsthand look at everything from the tremendous physical challenges, including life-threatening hypothermia, to interpersonal conflicts faced by the team along the way. Tickets start at $29 and can be purchased through the Park City Institute website.
Looks like it's going to be a great month on the arts and culture scene. Enjoy!
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