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Haunted house worker wearing a scary pumpkin costume

Globe staffers check out Nightmare on 13th’s 2022 showing, which features a new attraction

Staff members from The Globe share their experiences inside one of Utah's famous haunted houses, Nightmare on 13th.
Lou Ferrigno, left, and Tony Toscano

The Hulk Speaks! A Comic Con Event Report

Romney reports on the live audience Q&A with Lou Ferrigno.
A model wearing a steampunk inspired outfit walks through the crowd at a fashion show put on by the SLCC Fashion Institute

Fashion Institute takes its costume making skills to Salt Lake Comic Con

As part of SLCC's presence at Salt Lake Comic Con this year, Fashion Institute students and alumni will showcasing their costumes and designs.

Social networking and web comic creators: A Comic Con Panel Report

At 1:00 PM, a panel was conducted by Howard Tayler, a Hugo Award-winning podcaster and creator of the web comic Schlock Mercenary, Aneeka Richins,...
Eve Bradshaw wearing traditional Thai dance garments

Living Traditions fest invites Utahns to explore world cultures

The annual Living Traditions Festival returned to Salt Lake City’s Library Square on May 19, providing an artistic, performative platform to 85 groups of diverse traditions and cultures.

Superheroes and Survival: A Spotlight on Jake Black

Romney spotlights Utah writer Jake Black, who was a guest at Salt Lake Comic Con.
RadioActive KRCL graphic for Feb. 28, 2022

Voices Amplified: Feb. 28, 2022

SLCC student journalists explore more diverse stories in their latest RadioActive takeover on KRCL.
Native American singers beat drums

Photos: 2022 Round Dance

American Indian Student Leadership and the Utah Division of Indian Affairs organized a round dance at the Lifetime Activities Center on Friday.
The logo for the Salt Lake Comic Con in 2013

In a desert of pop culture conventions, Salt Lake Comic Con is an oasis

With a rise in nerd culture and conventions in Utah, Salt Lake Comic Con may fill a need that many Utahn’s demand.

The Weekly Reel: Romney rants about Comic Con

Arts Reporter Stephen Romney wraps up Comic Con coverage as well as gives his final thoughts in this Weekly Reel

From Mortal Kombat to GI Joe: A Comic Con Event Report

One of the headline guests at Salt Lake Comic Con was stunt actor Ray Park, best known for his roles as Darth Maul in...
D Smoove performing at Karma nightclub in Salt Lake

Music stories: Two local DJs share their pursuit of the craft

The Globe chatted with two rising stars in Salt Lake’s DJ scene, locals Dorian Fitzgerald and Deshaun White.