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5 Sep

Indie Ogden has got its own URL and everything! We are attractive, have many good qualities, and we’re moving up in the world. Join us at indieogdenutah.com for daily updates on Ogden deliciousness.

 

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Zombie Survival Guide 3: Places to Avoid

4 Sep
Trish Strank
Strankenstein’s Zombie Prom
Steve Strank
Strankenstein’s Zombie Prom
Phantom FX
Hello.
Ok, let’s get down to serious brass tacks here.  Ogden is not a haven for the weak, or the craven, or those that feel that they are somewhere above the rest of us.  Those that feel that they have the ability to survive, are in for a very unpleasant surprise.
The Zombie Menace does not, and will not discriminate, and they will walk (not run) over the entire populous in a very quick, wildfire action, unless we protect, and educate ourselves.  As I have always believed, the first and most important thing is education.  Today…We begin that process.  
In the first 24 hours of a major zombie outbreak, we find ourselves in the most crucial section of containment.  This is the period of time that we find ourselves needing to be the most cautious,  and yet we also need to be the most daring.  A zombie outbreak is nothing more than a virus with two major factors involved.   
First, it is fast acting, and 100% lethal.  If you are infected, you will die. 
Second, it has a contagion that we do not yet fully understand.  The most obvious means of infection is through the bite, but we also have some reports of the virus also surviving in the air long enough to infect through contact with blood.
There are places that humans will usually end up going to, by one means or another, in these first 24 hours, when there is panic, chaos, and the entire world seems to be running amok.  These are places that you, faithful reader, will want to avoid at all costs.
First, you will want to stay away from hospitals, at ALL costs.
McKay-Dee Hospital is the biggest, and baddest place on this entire list that you will want to avoid.  If you find yourself in an ambulance, or squad car for any reason heading to this place, you need to be prepared to fight hard, and fast to get the hell out of there.  Every single person in that initial period that is bitten by another person, or attacked, or hurt during that time, not to mention all the staff and patients that are there currently.  That is a very large amount of people, that within twenty-four hours will be zed heads, roaming around ready to eat your face off.
With Ogden Regional Medical Center, and several smaller IHC clinics, doctor’s offices in strip malls, there are several major areas that can produce zombies very, VERY fast.
Second on the list is places of worship.  Anyone who has a belief in a merciful, loving deity, will more likely than not, turn to their deity in a time that seems that it could be the end of the world.  There are so many different, and amazing places for worship in Ogden that I won’t spend much time talking about individual ones too much…But to give you an idea…
The Ogden LDS Temple, on 22nd, the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepard, the Unitarian Universalist Church, St. Joseph’s, Elim Lutheran, Trinity Presbyterian, Second Baptist, not including all of the smaller locations, and the various LDS church houses in every neighborhood.  It seems in end times, the fear of the unknown is only trumped by the fear of our gods.  Beware everyone, these places will be jam packed with people looking for salvation.  But, by the end of the first few days, you might as well put a Chuck-a-Rama sign outside each one of them.
The last place that will have a major impact within the first few, crucial, hours are all of the police stations in the area.  Of course, faithful readers, I am sure that some of you know quite well where your local police station is…(Shame on you), the rest of us may not be so sure.  With there being the county sheriff’s department, and several city police stations for Ogden, South Ogden, Riverdale, etc…there will be ample opportunity for you to be bitten there as well.  These are the places that the unsuspecting police officers will be rounding up all of the perpetrators who are walking around biting people, looting, and running bat-shit crazy through the streets professing the end of the world.  Remember guys, keep a level head, and don’t do anything stupid.  There are still people upholding the law in the first few weeks, so don’t do anything that can get you put here.  I can imagine nothing worse than starving to death over a few weeks period in a steel cage, with hundreds, if not thousands of zombies on the other side, reaching in, trying to eat me.
Don’t be dumb, faithful readers…Remember, WWJD?
What would Jeff do?
Rock over London,
Rock on Chicago,
Foldgers, good to the last drop.
Now, here is what is going on today…
All Day 
Art house cinema 502
158 Historic 25th St.
Ogden’s premier art house cinema. Join us for candy, popcorn, and a cold Coke in our small intimate theatre with limited seating with a personal touch on historic 25th Street in Ogden.  158 Historic 25th St, Ogden, UT 84401
1:00pm Poetry
3:40pm Dogtooth
FREE Teazers Texas Hold-Em
366 36th Street Ogden, UT 84405-1622 (801) 395-1517
Free Texas Hold-em Every Tue, Wed and Sunday!  Multiple Tournaments and Cash Prizes.
4pm
Ogden Raptors vs. Idaho Falls Chukars
Lindquist Field, 2330 Lincoln Avenue
Come on out to the ballpark tonight in downtown Ogden to watch America’s Pasttime at it’s finest, and most fun.  Watch your very own Ogden Raptors work through the end of the season.  With cheap seats ($5-$12), it’s amazing fun for the whole family.
9pm-1am
The Summit Lounge in Layton (yes, it’s not Ogden, BUT it’s my friend Jackson)
918 Heritage Park Blvd. Layton, UT

Ain’t No Party Like a Saturday Party, Because a Saturday Party Don’t Stop

3 Sep

So my brother and his wife are visiting for the weekend, and we went down to Moab for a couple of days. They live in Brooklyn, and they are very unused to skies that are so large and mountains that take up most of the sky and the wondrous natural beauty of life that reminds you how life is a miracle and being alive is a magical journey, etc. etc. They exclaimed a lot—wow! And Oh my god, and, this is just stunning! And every time they did, I said aw, thank you! Because I don’t know if you know this, but I’m the gal who made the Delicate Arch. Carved the whole park right out of the rock. I wield a mean glacier, I’ll tell you what. I tried very hard to make Utah nice for you.

Seriously, I was excited to bounce around and say see! See how awesome Utah is? It rules! I bet Brooklyn doesn’t have desert chipmunks and natural rock bridges, does it? No, they agreed. It sure doesn’t.

You guys, have you noticed how pretty Utah is? It’s so pretty. And not just because you’re here, but you really do fancy up the place something fierce, hot stuff.

And now get your fabulous butt out the door and enjoy the hell out of Ogden, at one of Saturday’s delightful events full of delightfulness. We’re trying very hard to make Utah nice for you!

All Day

Art House Cinema

Ogden’s premier art house cinema showing first run films from art movies to foreign to documentaries to local shorts along with far-from-center features at our weekend late night screenings. Join us for candy, popcorn, and a cold Coke in our small intimate theatre with limited seating with a personal touch on historic 25th Street in Ogden.

Today’s Schedule

2:55 Terribly Happy

4:25 Battleship Potemkin

5:50 Caterpillar

7:25 Poetry

8:00 Dogtooth

10:25 Häxan

158 Historic 25th St·

801-917-4502

http://www.thearthousecinema.com

Sep. 2 – Dec. 31: “Les Miz-tery in Ozark County,” Boccias D’Italia

Hunt Mysteries will present its musical comedy murder mystery dinner theater production “Les Miz-tery in Ozark County” on alternating weekends Sept. 2 through Dec. 31, 2011.

Doors open and actors begin mingling at 7:30 pm.

Show tickets are $15.50 per person; children 12 and under are $10.50. Boccias D’Itallia will offer separate food and beverage service during each performance. Once seated, guests can order from the special Hunt Mysteries menu, including a full line of beverages. Guests pay the venue separately for any food and beverages.

Book online at http://www.huntmysteries.com or via phone at 866-569-1482. Use Discount Code hmutah for $2.00 off per person.

Come join the Jean Family Reunion, where there’s eatin’, drinkin’, dancin’, singin’, speculatin’ and a rip-snortin’ pie-cookin’ contest. Eat grub with the rough-and-tumble but cute Jean Jean, and Colette Jean, who dreams of a better life – with her ruggedly handsome cousin; John Boy Jean. He’s torn between a pretty face and a sweet pie. There there’s Javer Jean, born on the wrong side of the Jean family blanket, and Jean Van Jean, the master of big words and pie eatin’. Tryin’ to keep everyone in line and fed is Granny Clare Jean, who can cook up a downright tasty pot of critter vittles.

Contact: Heidi Potter, 801-569-1482 or heidi.potter @huntmysteries.com

Boccias D’Italia

1045 N Washington Blvd, Ogden

http://www.huntmysteries.com

Softball Tournaments Registration

Registration is open for all 2011 Ogden City Adult Softball Tournaments. Ogden City Recreation will be hosting the following tournaments in 2011: Spring Thaw (Mens) on April 22-23, Cinco de Mayo (Mens) on May 6-7, Coed Classic on June 17-18, Pioneer Men’s Classic on July 22-23, Pioneer Days Women’s Classic on July 24, Coed Class on August 19-20, Fall Classic (Mens) on September 9-10, Lindquist Open (Mens) on Sept 26 through October 1 and the Halloween Classic (Mens) on October 28-29.

For more information contact the Ogden City Recreation Office, 1875 Monroe Blvd.

Exhibits: Wildlife and Western Art: Bob Child, Pottery Jim Simister, Utah Farms & Gardens Watercolors, Eccles Community Art Center

The Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden will open new exhibits for the month. In the main gallery: the wildlife and western art of Bob child will be featured along with the pottery of Jim Simister. The carriage house gallery will feature Utah Farms & Gardens paintings by Pam Christiansen-Simons. Exhibits continue through September 24, 2011. Regular gallery hours are weekdays 9 to 5 and Saturday 9 to 3. Closed Labor Day.

Information: 801-392-6935 or http://www.ogden4arts.org. Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, Utah 84401

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Ogden Group Sierra Club, Bakers Pass Mill Creek Canyon

Weber County Outdoors Meetup: Baker’s Pass in Mill Creek Canyon. This is a strenuous 8-mile hike with a 3100-foot elevation gain. We’ll hike the Bowman Trail past Baker Spring, old mining sites, and on to the pass where we can view Mt. Raymond and Gobbler’s Knob. Call Larry at 801-731-3701 for details.

http://www.meetup.com/webercountyoutdoors/events/23876061/”

8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Historic 25th St Farmers & Art Market

PRESENTATIONS

8:00 – 8:30 The Art of Living: Living a Healthy Life presented by United Whole Health

8:45 – 9:30 Master Gardeners: Preparing your vegetable gardens for next spring presented by Dee Schottle

SPECIAL EVENTS

Ogden Nature Center Show: “Talent of Talons”

The quality of vendors at Ogden’s Farmers & Art Market is the talk of the town. Over 20 local growers participate in the market bringing fresh produce ranging from berries, peaches, plums, apples, and pears, to tomatoes, peppers, corn, squash, pumpkins, and seasonal flowers and herbs from mid-summer through early fall. Browse the bounty of unique artwork with a cup of your favorite Java and catch a late breakfast or early lunch in the mild morning breeze. Look for handmade herbal soaps, unique bird houses, ornamental metal garden stakes and mosaic concrete pavers, ceramics, silks and glass… treasures for and from the garden that you won’t find at the retailer.” Historic 25th Street

8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

The Heritage Classic Horse Show, Golden Spike Event Center

Contact: Marla Fadel, 801-682-7521, MarlaFadel@yahoo.com.

Golden Spike Event Center

1000 N. 1200 W.

8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

5K Foam Fest: The Battle for Nobility, Fort Buenaventura Park

What is the Foam Festival? Have you ever had a bubble bath with hundreds of other people? Wait… don’t answer that. Our 5k course is oozing with foam, watery obstacles, and slip ‘n slides all along the way. This foam isn’t the silly string you used to play with in grade school. The 5K Foam Festival is a lot like a giant car wash for dirty humans. You and your friends are sure to have some good clean fun. Teams are encouraged. Admission: $35.

The first heat starts at 9:00 AM and additional heats will run every half hour after that until 4:30 PM on both Friday the 23rd and Saturday the 24th.

Space is limited so don’t wait to sign up!

Contact: Terrell Frederick, 801-616-3538

2450 A Avenue Ogden, UT 84401, Ogden

Web Site: http://www.5Kfoamfest.com

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Free community yoga, Borrowed Earth Emporium

Join us for a free beginners class. Bring a mat and wear comfy clothes and open your mind to what yoga has to offer. A great way to see if yoga is right for you.

http://www.borrowedearthemporium.com/calendar/

Phone: 801-627-8117 Email: info@borrowedearthemporium.com

9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Labor Day Rendezvous, Fort Buenaventura

The Rendezvous hosts events such as a black powder shoot, candy cannon, storytellers, period demostrations, primitive games and a mountain man run. Admission: $2 per person or $10 per family

Fort Buenaventura, 2450 A Avenue, Ogden

Phone: 801-399-8491

Web Site: http://www.co.weber.ut.us/parks

9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Locomotive Restoration Project, Union Station

The Golden Spike Chapter of the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society has taken on the effort of restoring, Denver & Rio Grande Western railroad steam locomotive #223 to an operational engine. Our restoration shops are located in the Trainmen’s Building of the historic Ogden Union Station in Ogden, UT. Work sessions are held there every Saturday morning starting at approximately 9:30 AM through early afternoon. Access the shops by driving to the North end of Union Station at 26th Street along the driveway between the building and Track 1 at the rear of the facility.”

Union Station, Trainmen’s Building, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden, UT 84401

2 p.m.

Movie: Rio, Main Library

This movie is part of the Cinema Saturdays program at the Main Library.

Main Library, 2464 Jefferson Avenue

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Dave’s Bigfoot Show II, Wolf Creek Utah Ski Resort

Local People Sharing Local Experiences of BigFoot. Three hours of the best of real Bigfoot in Northern Utah for the past 30 years. Awesome time. This will be the largest gathering of BigFoot lovers ever! See website for details. *

Contact: David L. Carver, 801-791-0075

Wolf Creek Utah Ski Resort

3567 Nordic Valley Way , Eden

bigfootusa.blogspot.com

Accessible to those with disabilities

6:30 p.m.

Acoustic-Reggae-Metal-icious Epicness @ Mojos

Come one, come all to the awesome collaboration of friends and musicianship for one mind-blowing night! Close friends Chris Aguilar & Friends, ForNameSake, Kalima, and Asmodeus are storming the gates to bring you a one of a kind acoustic-reggae-metal-icious show that you’ll only find happening in Ogden! Where else besides Mojos has the balls to present you with such epicness?!

LINEUP:

Chris Aguilar & Friends (http://www.facebook.com/ChrisAguilarmusic)

ForNameSake (http://www.facebook.com/pages/For-Names-Sake/134474263259302)

Kalima (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kalima/158015187576395)

Asmodeus (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Asmodeus-UT/229088447108623)

https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=104092806361831″

Mojos Caffe & Gallery, 2210 Washington Blvd., Ogden, UT

7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Wiseguys Comedy: PJ Walsh

As a first generation Irish-American with a blue collar upbringing, PJ Walsh is instinctively aware of the power of laughter and its ability to transcend generations. Regarded as one of the hardest working comics behind the microphone, he is known for his quick wit, boundless energy and his often insightful observations on the things he cherishes most: the military, family, and being American.

801-622-5588

Wiseguys Comedy Ogden

269 25th St, Ogden, 84119

7 p.m.

Ogden Raptors vs. Idaho Falls Chukars, Lindquist Field

The season is winding down! Catch the Ogden Raptors in action when they go head-to-head with the Idaho Falls Chukars September 3-6 at Lindquist Field.

Ticket Price: $5-$12

7 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Antelope Island Stampede

Hot air balloon and kite festival, with skydivers, live concerts, BMX demonstrations and more. Admission: $15/vehicle.

Info: 801-774-8200, http://www.antelopeislandstampede.com.

8 p.m.

Triggers & Slips, The Sand Trap

Triggers & Slips is a four-piece band based out of Salt Lake City, UT. They implement a healthy dose of honky tonk, sprinkled with rock, folk, bluegrass, and even elements of psychedelia. Their original songs are backed with 3 part harmonies, acoustic and electric guitar, lap steel, harmonica, drums, and bass.

https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=202050049854106

Karaoke, Teazers

Come and karaoke the night away with Teazers! We are proud to present Saturday Night Karaoke with Mr. Music! Come in, bring your friends, and have a blast! Teazers Club Insomnia

366 36th Street,

(801) 395-1517

teazersbarandgrill.com

9 p.m.

Mullet Hatchet, Brewskis

Southern Fried, Red-Neck Rock Re-View! Yes, we do Free Bird!! “Many many yeers ago, in a double-wide far far away, four good ol’ boys from Kentuckissippi met a wise, old Buddhist monk by the name of Ya Man Wooo. They wuz then taught the fine craft of Southern Rock. We does us some ZZ Top, Allmans, Skynyrd of course, and doobies. Oh, we also play sum Doobie Brothers songs, haw haw haw haw haw!!!!”

801-394-1713

244 25th Street, Ogden, 84401

http://brewskisonline.net/

About your blogger for today: Jen Larsen is a freelance editor and proofreader living for less in the O.G. Den. She moved to Ogden from San Francisco four years ago, and you can’t get rid of her now. She writes infrequently at jenlarsen.net, much more frequently as @jenfoo on twitter, and can be reached at jenfoo@gmail.com.

Friday! First friday, metal and battling bullies

2 Sep



Its Friday and the start of a three day weekend! If you aren’t excited then you probably don’t have that extra day off, actually…i am not sure i do either. Oh well, i am still excited for the weekend and you should be too!

I don’t know if anyone noticed but i can definitely feel a change in the weather, i wore a cardigan outside this evening for peets sake! A cardigan! I had to literally dust it off because it hasn’t been worn in months and months. You know what that mean? summer is almost over so you better enjoy your tan while it lasts because soon we will all be pasty and cold.

Ok ok i am sure there will be plenty of fun to be had in the winter, i just need to get prepared. Speaking of which! did you catch yesterdays Ogden outdoor adventure radio show on 88.1 Weber FM? If you did you heard me and the outdoor adventure crew talk about all the fun happening this weekend and some rad things happening this winter on the resorts. For a recap check out http://ogdenoutdooradventure.com/.

Also its Anti-homophobia day so show some support for your LGBT friends and say NO to bullies!

Ok folks here are your Friday’s events!



All day Art house cinema movies:Ogden’s premier art house cinema showing first run films from art movies to foreign to documentaries to local shorts along with far-from-center features at our weekend late night screenings. Join us for candy, popcorn, and a cold Coke in our small intimate theatre with limited seating with a personal touch on historic 25th Street in Ogden.158 Historic 25th St, Ogden, UT 84401



8:30am – 3:30pm
Wild Things -From forests to fields the Ogden Nature Center is teeming with life. Journey through the ecosystems that make up this 152-acre nature preserve and take a peak at their inhabitants. Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden, UT 84404



5:00pm – 8:00pm
Artists’ Reception: Bob Child, Jim Simister & Pam ChristiansenSimonsEccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, Utah 84401



5:30pm – 6:30pm
Fabulous fridays at teazers – Utah’s Premier Nightclub Night Every Friday. here Every “Lifestyle” is Welcome.Come see what Ogden has to offer.free shuttle to and from teazers. Teazers bar



6:00pm – 9:00pm
First Friday Art Stroll – Listen to the street musicians and tour the various galleries to enjoy the fine art produced here in Ogden and surrounding area. Galleries remain open later for this special evening. 25th Street, Ogden UT 84401

6:00pm-9:00pm

First Friday Art Stroll Artists Reception & Wine Pairing Event. Please join us for a group show with a variety of mediums featuring fiber artists Arline Keeling. Check out the show and meet the artists and/or stay for dinner.Crowley Gallery and Cafe 115 Historic 25th Street

8:00pm-1:00pm

Metal at kamikazes– rocky mountain hardcore presents- metal in Ogden:Playing live with UNDUN, Natas Lives, Orians Wrath, and US at Kamikazes bar 9:00pm – 1:00am KARAOKE AT THE LIGHTHOUSE SPORTS BAR – Join Jackson the karaoke dude for some awesome karaoke! THE LIGHTHOUSE SPORTS BAR, 130 25TH STREET., Ogden, UT

10:00pm-1:00pm

Afro omega at brewskis-Afro Omega came together in 2003 in Salt Lake City, Utah as a male fronted reggae rock band. Though well received around town they didn’t find their voice till years later when backing vocalist, Elisa, was moved to the vocal lead. Since then Afro Omega has been called “one of the most revolutionary bands to come out of Utah.”

Thursday: art films, ceramics and rad shows

1 Sep



oh geez was it crazy yesterday. A trip to slc, 2 flat tires, some good deeds and a ton of walking later and i am exhausted. I cant say if Wednesday was successful or not but it sure did feel busy! I wish i would have brought my camera on my adventures because the sight of me moping around pushing my sad little bike must have been amusing. oh dear!

Anyhoo here are your days events!

Oh yeah ps: check out the new site indieogdenutah.com its still in beta but let us know what you think!! thanks to thauna for all the work she put into designing it and helping us out with our billions of questions! You will hear more about her soooooon!

All day

Art house cinema movies:Ogden’s premier art house cinema showing first run films from art movies to foreign to documentaries to local shorts along with far-from-center features at our weekend late night screenings. Join us for candy, popcorn, and a cold Coke in our small intimate theatre with limited seating with a personal touch on historic 25th Street in Ogden. 158 Historic 25th St, Ogden, UT 84401

All day

Exhibits: Wildlife and Western Art: Bob Child, Pottery Jim Simister – In the main gallery: the wildlife and western art of Bob child will be featured along with the pottery of Jim Simister. The carriage house gallery will feature Utah Farms & Gardens paintings by Pam ChristiansenSimons. A reception for the artists is scheduled September 2, 2011 from 5 to 8 p.m. Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, Utah 84401

8:30am – 3:30pm

Wild Things – From forests to fields the Ogden Nature Center is teeming with life. Journey through the ecosystems that make up this 152-acre nature preserve and take a peak at their inhabitants.Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden, UT 84404 This event has reminders.

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Singles Mingles 45 and older Hike -if you’re 45 years old or older, single, and want to mingle…come join Polly on a wonderful series of trail outings! These outings are on MOST Thursdays this summer through September 29 at 6pm and won’t last longer than 2 hours.This is a great way to meet other singles in the area and enjoy nature together. To register and for location, please call Polly at 801-645-3236.

7:00pm – 10:00pm

No Bragging Rights, It Prevails, We Are Defiance @ Mojos – Rick Shoes Booking Agency INC Presents: No Bragging Rights, It Prevails, We Are Defiance, Onward To Olympas. Buy Tix @ Any Smith’s Grocery Or Buy Tix Here!http://smithstix.com/events/item/root/no-bragging-rights-sep-1Mojos Ogden, 2210 washington blvd, Ogden, UT This event has reminders.

Tuesday: National Toasted Marshmallow Day, Art House, Softball Registration

30 Aug

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Last night at Mojo’s Caffe Gallery, I was able to say hi to the owner friendly Ron and see some of the most talented people in the Ogden area do what they do best, play some sweet tunes.

I got there after class so I was only able to see Christopher Cullen & Candid Coyote to begin with, but they were extremely chill and fun to watch.

Up next was The Old World, who’s talent never ceases to amaze me. I’m not going to lie, I’ve known these guys for awhile and I’ve seen them play a few times. But let me give you some information on them to prove why I keep coming back for more. Austin Frodsham who plays bass, fiddle, mandolin, and vox, was like the fiddling champion of Utah when we went to high school. I’m sure he’ll correct me if I’m wrong, but the kid is a big deal. If you want true musicality, this is your band. Casey Romney has fantastic voice and Stratton McCauseland is a very talented pianist, whom I’ve heard play solo before and was blown away by.

Marny Proudfit’s voice makes the world go ’round. Everyone needs to hear the sweet crooning she possesses. There should be a record of her voice in every home. No joke.

Then Matt The Electrician came onstage and pretty much blew everyone away. From Austin, Texas, most of his songs revolve around his 21-year relationship with his wife and his 7-year-old son. He teases that this may be unrelateable to some, but his music is extremely raw and reachable, making it especially wonderful to listen to. Think Iron & Wine, but with more passion. I’m not joking.

Sorry to all the bands I missed out on, if you were playing with the likes of these above, I’m sure you were amazingly talented.

****There are a ton of awesome things happening today! Does your garden need a facelift? Do you have some extra blood ready to donate to the needy? Are you wanting to kick some butt in softball? Are you interested in our new mayoral candidates and how they are going to bring change to Ogden? CHECK OUT THE EVENTS!

Today is National Toasted Marshmallow Day, so if you can wait through the high of 92 degrees, it should be more cool tonight when you want to go roastin’. Have you tried those massive novelty size mallows the size of baseballs? They are a true art. I read the nutrition facts for those suckers, 4 regular mallows to 1 of those monsters! Have fun & enjoy summer while it lasts!

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Here are the days events!

8am – 9am
Softball Tournaments Registration / Ogden City
Where
: Ogden City Recreation Office, 1875 Monroe Blvd., Ogden, Utah 84401

9am-2pm
Red Cross Blood Drive
Where: Weber State University, Swenson Gym, Ogden / South Ogden, Ogden, 3848 Harrison Boulevard, UT

9:30am – 3:30pm
Wild Things – From forests to fields the Ogden Nature Center is teeming with life. Journey through the ecosystems that make up this 152-acre nature preserve and take a peak at their inhabitants. Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden, UT 84404

11:30am – 12:15pm
Discovery Time – stories, music, and activities for kids 5 and younger
Where
Weber County Library – Main Library, 2464 Jefferson Ave, Ogden UT 84401

6:00pm – 8:30pm
Service Club Mayoral Debate
Where: Ben Lomond Suites 2510 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT

6pm-7pm
DIY Herbal First Aid
Where: Ogden Nature Center, 966 W 12th Street, Ogden UT 84404

All day
Texas Hold-em at Teazers – Free Texas Hold-em Every Tue, Wed and Sunday! Multiple Tournaments and Cash Prizes.366 36th Street Ogden, UT 84405-1622 (801) 395-1517

All day
Art house cinema movies:Ogden’s premier art house cinema showing first run films from art movies to foreign to documentaries to local shorts along with far-from-center features at our weekend late night screenings. Join us for candy, popcorn, and a cold Coke in our small intimate theatre with limited seating with a personal touch on historic 25th Street in Ogden. 158 Historic 25th St, Ogden, UT 84401

9:00pm – 12:00am

Heavy Metal Karaoke -every Tuesday at brewskis unleash your inner metal head and rock out to heavy metal karaoke! Brewskis 244 Historic 25th Street – Ogden, Utah 84401

******************About Today’s Blogger*******************
Chelsi Archibald is an Ogden native with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Creative Writing from Weber State University and is currently in the Master of Arts in English program. She blogs for Socialitelife.com as a weekend editor and feature writer. She is a board member for the Ogden based non-profit foundation Nurture The Creative Mind. She loves Ogden, getting involved in the community and meeting new people. She was recently appointed Co-Editor of Indie Ogden and couldn’t be more thrilled to join the team.

Tuesday: National Toasted Marshmallow Day, Art House, Softball Registration

30 Aug

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Last night at Mojo’s Caffe Gallery, I was able to say hi to the owner friendly Ron and see some of the most talented people in the Ogden area do what they do best, play some sweet tunes.

I got there after class so I was only able to see Christopher Cullen & Candid Coyote to begin with, but they were extremely chill and fun to watch.

Up next was The Old World, who’s talent never ceases to amaze me. I’m not going to lie, I’ve known these guys for awhile and I’ve seen them play a few times. But let me give you some information on them to prove why I keep coming back for more. Austin Frodsham who plays bass, fiddle, mandolin, and vox, was like the fiddling champion of Utah when we went to high school. I’m sure he’ll correct me if I’m wrong, but the kid is a big deal. If you want true musicality, this is your band. Casey Romney has fantastic voice and Stratton McCauseland is a very talented pianist, whom I’ve heard play solo before and was blown away by.

Marny Proudfit’s voice makes the world go ’round. Everyone needs to hear the sweet crooning she possesses. There should be a record of her voice in every home. No joke.

Then Matt The Electrician came onstage and pretty much blew everyone away. From Austin, Texas, most of his songs revolve around his 21-year relationship with his wife and his 7-year-old son. He teases that this may be unrelateable to some, but his music is extremely raw and reachable, making it especially wonderful to listen to. Think Iron & Wine, but with more passion. I’m not joking.

Sorry to all the bands I missed out on, if you were playing with the likes of these above, I’m sure you were amazingly talented.

****There are a ton of awesome things happening today! Does your garden need a facelift? Do you have some extra blood ready to donate to the needy? Are you wanting to kick some butt in softball? Are you interested in our new mayoral candidates and how they are going to bring change to Ogden? CHECK OUT THE EVENTS!

Today is National Toasted Marshmallow Day, so if you can wait through the high of 92 degrees, it should be more cool tonight when you want to go roastin’. Have you tried those massive novelty size mallows the size of baseballs? They are a true art. I read the nutrition facts for those suckers, 4 regular mallows to 1 of those monsters! Have fun & enjoy summer while it lasts!

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Here are the days events!

8am – 9am
Softball Tournaments Registration / Ogden City
Where
: Ogden City Recreation Office, 1875 Monroe Blvd., Ogden, Utah 84401

9am-2pm

Red Cross Blood Drive

Where: Weber State University, Swenson Gym, Ogden / South Ogden, Ogden, 3848 Harrison Boulevard, UT

9:30am – 3:30pm

Wild Things – From forests to fields the Ogden Nature Center is teeming with life. Journey through the ecosystems that make up this 152-acre nature preserve and take a peak at their inhabitants. Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden, UT 84404



11:30am – 12:15pm


Discovery Time – stories, music, and activities for kids 5 and younger
Where
Weber County Library – Main Library, 2464 Jefferson Ave, Ogden UT 84401

6:00pm – 8:30pm

Service Club Mayoral Debate

Where: Ben Lomond Suites 2510 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT

6pm-7pm

DIY Herbal First Aid

Where: Ogden Nature Center, 966 W 12th Street, Ogden UT 84404

All day

Texas Hold-em at Teazers – Free Texas Hold-em Every Tue, Wed and Sunday! Multiple Tournaments and Cash Prizes.366 36th Street Ogden, UT 84405-1622 (801) 395-1517

All day

Art house cinema movies:Ogden’s premier art house cinema showing first run films from art movies to foreign to documentaries to local shorts along with far-from-center features at our weekend late night screenings. Join us for candy, popcorn, and a cold Coke in our small intimate theatre with limited seating with a personal touch on historic 25th Street in Ogden. 158 Historic 25th St, Ogden, UT 84401



9:00pm – 12:00am

Heavy Metal Karaoke -every Tuesday at brewskis unleash your inner metal head and rock out to heavy metal karaoke! Brewskis 244 Historic 25th Street – Ogden, Utah 84401

******************About Today’s Blogger*******************

Chelsi Archibald is an Ogden native with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Creative Writing from Weber State University and is currently in the Master of Arts in English program. She blogs for Socialitelife.com as a weekend editor and feature writer. She is a board member for the Ogden based non-profit foundation Nurture The Creative Mind. She loves Ogden, getting involved in the community and meeting new people. She was recently appointed Co-Editor of Indie Ogden and couldn’t be more thrilled to join the team.