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12 Minutes Max

2019-09-15 14:00:00 2019-09-15 15:30:00 America/Denver 12 Minutes Max Main Library

Sunday, September 15
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-09-15 14:00:00 2019-09-15 15:30:00 America/Denver 12 Minutes Max 12 Minutes Max is a monthly experimental performance series featuring short works by local artists in many disciplines. Main Library

Main Library

Auditorium

12 Minutes Max is a monthly experimental performance series featuring short works by local artists in many disciplines.

One Sunday a month, we present three original pieces in a varied mix, chosen from music, dance, film, theater, performance art, writing, and the like — each 12 minutes or less. The whole event is short and sweet, taking about an hour.

Following each event, we serve coffee and cookies in an informal gathering, a chance for conversation with the artists.


Katie Porter will present a snippet of her ongoing project: a 4 channel audio/video installation piece of experimental clarinet works performed and recorded at Nancy Holt's iconic land artwork, the Sun Tunnels, deep in the Utah desert. Katie is a clarinetist and curator specializing in experimental music.  Her ensemble, Red Desert, with composer/percussionist Devin Maxwell are Artists-in-Residence at Westminster College for the 2019/20 school year. More info: fromkp.wordpress.com 

Ex-vegan venture capitalist Count Kalanick will present his DED Talk entitled We Should All Be Vampires. "We're taught to recycle, to drive less, to make many individual consumer choices in an effort to stop climate change - but we're leaving out one of the most effective lifestyle changes we could all make tonight to keep our world immortal," says Count Kalanick.  In this classic DED talk that started a worldwide conversation about Vampirism, Kalanick asks that we begin to dream about and plan for a more reverent, and more revenant, society. DED is a nonprofit devoted to dreadful ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (12 minutes or less). DED began in 1984 B.C. at a coven where Death, Education, and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. DED: Ideas Worth Dreading

Heartland will share an excerpt of Cosmos - Heartland's upcoming performance + Dance Party (December 21st at Envelop...please see mollyheller.com for more info). This work-in-progress investigates the scales of invisibility/visibility, seasonal change, ritual, and the cultivation of connection. Heartland is a multi-disciplinary collective directed by Molly Heller, with collaborators in dance, the visual arts, and music composition and performance. Heller is also an Assistant Professor in the School of Dance at the University of Utah. Performances by the Heartlanders: Nick Blaylock, Brian Gerke, Molly Heller, Marissa Mooney, and Melissa Younker, along with music composition and performance by Nick Foster and Mike Wall.


This program is modeled after 12 Minutes Max, a performance laboratory originated by On the Boards in Seattle.

AGE GROUP:   Teens   All Ages   Adults  

EVENT TYPE:   Performances & Presentations   Music   Arts & Creativity  

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Main Library

Phone: 801-524-8200

Hours
Mon, Oct 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 18 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 19 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 20 1:00PM to 5:00PM


About the library

Salt Lake City's Main Library, designed by internationally-acclaimed architect Moshe Safdie in conjunction with VCBO Architecture, opened in February 2003 and remains one of the most architecturally unique structures in Utah. This striking 240,000 square-foot structure houses more than 500,000 books and other materials, yet serves as more than just a repository of books and computers. It reflects and engages the city's imagination and aspirations. A six-story curving, walkable wall embraces the public plaza, with shops and services at ground level, reading galleries above, and a 300-seat auditorium. A multi-level reading area along the Glass Lens at the southern facade of the building looks out onto the plaza with stunning views of the city and Wasatch Mountains beyond. The Rooftop Terrace, accessible by walking the Crescent Wall or the elevators, offers a 360-degree view of the Salt Lake Valley. Spiraling fireplaces on four floors resemble a column of flame from the vantage of 200 East and 400 South. The Urban Room between the Library and the Crescent Wall is a space for all seasons, generously endowed with daylight and open to magnificent views.

Upcoming events

Fri, Oct 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Sat, Oct 19, 10:30am - 2:00pm
Level 4 Conference Room

Sat, Oct 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sat, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Story Room

Sat, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Shops at Library Square - Art at the Main

Sat, Oct 19, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Auditorium

Sun, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Auditorium

Mon, Oct 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Tue, Oct 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Oct 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Oct 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Oct 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Oct 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Oct 22, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Creative Lab

Tue, Oct 22, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Auditorium

Wed, Oct 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Oct 23, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Computer Lab

Wed, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Wed, Oct 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Fireplace Level 2

Thu, Oct 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Fri, Oct 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Oct 25, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Fri, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Fri, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Canteena Gallery

Sat, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Craft Room

Sat, Oct 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Canceled
Sat, Oct 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Mon, Oct 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab

Mon, Oct 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
SHARE Space

Tue, Oct 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Oct 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Oct 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Oct 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Oct 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Oct 29, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Creative Lab

Tue, Oct 29, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Auditorium

Wed, Oct 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Oct 30, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Computer Lab

Wed, Oct 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Thu, Oct 31, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Fri, Nov 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Nov 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Sat, Nov 02, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Urban Room

Sat, Nov 02, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Auditorium

Sat, Nov 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Story Room

Sat, Nov 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Canteena

Mon, Nov 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Mon, Nov 04, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Computer Lab
Registration opens Monday, October 21 2019 at 9:00am

Tue, Nov 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Nov 05, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Computer Lab
Registration opens Tuesday, October 22 2019 at 9:00am

Tue, Nov 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Nov 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Nov 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Nov 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Nov 05, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Monday, October 21 2019 at 9:00am

Tue, Nov 05, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Canteena

Tue, Nov 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Children's Gallery

Tue, Nov 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lower Urban Room

Wed, Nov 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Nov 06, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Creative Lab

Wed, Nov 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Urban Room

Wed, Nov 06, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Conference Room B

Wed, Nov 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Wed, Nov 06, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Wednesday, October 23 2019 at 9:00am

Wed, Nov 06, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Canteena Gallery

Wed, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
OFFSITE: Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Thu, Nov 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Thu, Nov 07, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Level 3 Conference Room

Thu, Nov 07, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Creative Lab

Thu, Nov 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Fri, Nov 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Nov 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Fri, Nov 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Nov 09, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Sat, Nov 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Story Room

Sat, Nov 09, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Conference Room B & C

Sat, Nov 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Nov 09, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Level 4 Conference Room

Tue, Nov 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Nov 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Nov 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Nov 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Nov 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Nov 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Tuesday, October 29 2019 at 9:00am

Wed, Nov 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Nov 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Wed, Nov 13, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Wednesday, October 23 2019 at 9:00am

Wed, Nov 13, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Computer Lab
Registration opens Wednesday, October 30 2019 at 9:00am

Thu, Nov 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Fri, Nov 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Nov 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Sat, Nov 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sat, Nov 16, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Shops at Library Square - Art at the Main

Sat, Nov 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Nov 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Gallery at Library Square

Sat, Nov 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Sun, Nov 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Auditorium