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12 Minutes Max

A Monthly Showcase of Short Works by Local Artists

2018-12-16 14:00:00 2018-12-16 15:30:00 America/Denver 12 Minutes Max Main Library

Sunday, December 16
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2018-12-16 14:00:00 2018-12-16 15:30:00 America/Denver 12 Minutes Max 12 Minutes Max is a monthly showcase of short works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines. Main Library

Main Library

Auditorium

12 Minutes Max is a monthly showcase of short works and works-in-progress by local artists in many disciplines.

12 Minutes Max is a year-round monthly 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, writing, theater, performance art, and the like—each 12 minutes or less. The whole event is short and sweet, taking about an hour.

After each month's performances, coffee and cookies are served — a time for conversation and feedback.


DECEMBER 16 PERFORMANCES

We will hear music from Nymph, Sophie Blair’s lyrically raw, string-based singer-songwriter project. Classically trained on both viola and piano, they’ve composed, recorded, and contributed strings, songwriting, and/or vocals for several musicians and groups, including Mindy Gledhill, Emily Brown, Sen Wisher, Stuart Wheeler (Quiet House), Officer Jenny, Grove, Detective Deckard, DEXO (Deseret Experimental Opera Company), and Avant Vespers. After performing for close to two years with Provo-based band Grove, Sophie now writes, performs, and records strings for Mindy Gledhill and heads Nymph.


Conor C. Long will present his claymation screen dance Groggy Grugg, "about that terrible every day struggle to get out of bed for that first delicious cup of coffee." Conor is a Utah based filmmaker who specializes in genre films and animation. He’s spent his life shooting films all over the world, and recently received an MFA in Film & Media Arts from the University of Utah.


Dream summoner and space clown, Dream Meli, will perform her piece, The Presubjective Switch of the Dejective Witch, “an exploration of the edges of primal repression and the raptures of bottomless memory through sound, movement, and costume”. Dream Meli, who sometimes claims to have been born in multiple realms at the same time, first appeared to the public in this dimension in bars and warehouses in Salt Lake City performing with the Bad Kids Collective. She is currently the central facilitator of a weekly all ages variety show called Operation Gender Juice and another monthly one called Moth Closet. She also started and helps run the Forbidden Fruits, an experimental cabaret collective, and besides frequently performing and helping others perform, she has written at least four books of "poetry" and has created well over a hundred online "memes."


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, Feb 18 Closed
Tue, Feb 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Feb 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Feb 22 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 23 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Feb 24 1:00PM to 5:00PM


About the library

Salt Lake City's Main Library, designed by internationally-acclaimed architect Moshe Safdie (see related titles in our catalog) 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. The 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. A roof-top garden, 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

Story Room
Fri, Feb 22, 10:00am - 11:00am

OFFSITE: SLCC Community Writing Center
Fri, Feb 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Tinker Lab
Fri, Feb 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration is now closed

Canteena
Fri, Feb 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Craft Room
Sat, Feb 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Level 2 Conference Room
Sat, Feb 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Canteena
Sat, Feb 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Creative Lab
Sat, Feb 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Canteena Gallery
Mon, Feb 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Craft Room
Tue, Feb 26, 10:00am - 11:00am

Tinker Lab
Tue, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Creative Lab
Tue, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Auditorium
Tue, Feb 26, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Story Room
Wed, Feb 27, 10:00am - 10:30am

Story Room
Wed, Feb 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Computer Lab
Wed, Feb 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Tinker Lab
Wed, Feb 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Level 4 Conference Room
Wed, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
This event is full

Creative Lab
Wed, Feb 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Story Room
Thu, Feb 28, 10:00am - 10:30am

Creative Lab
Thu, Feb 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

OFFSITE: SLCC Community Writing Center
Fri, Mar 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Tinker Lab
Fri, Mar 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration is now closed

Canteena
Fri, Mar 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Urban Room
Sat, Mar 02, 10:00am - 5:00pm

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

Sat, Mar 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Canteena
Sat, Mar 02, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Urban Room
Sun, Mar 03, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Computer Lab
Mon, Mar 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Level 2 Conference Room
Mon, Mar 04, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Computer Lab
Mon, Mar 04, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Computer Lab
Tue, Mar 05, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

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

Creative Lab
Tue, Mar 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration opens Tuesday, February 26 2019 at 9:00am

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

Level 2 Conference Room
Wed, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tinker Lab
Wed, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration opens Wednesday, February 27 2019 at 9:00am

Creative Lab
Wed, Mar 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Auditorium
Wed, Mar 06, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

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

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

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

Tinker Lab
Fri, Mar 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration is now closed

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

OFFSITE: The Leonardo
Fri, Mar 08, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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

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

Auditorium
Sat, Mar 09, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

The Gallery at Library Square
Sat, Mar 09, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Fireplace Level 4
Sat, Mar 09, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Computer Lab
Mon, Mar 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Computer Lab
Mon, Mar 11, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration opens Monday, February 25 2019 at 9:00am

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

Computer Lab
Tue, Mar 12, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration opens Tuesday, February 26 2019 at 9:00am

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

Children's Gallery
Tue, Mar 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Creative Lab
Tue, Mar 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration opens Tuesday, March 5 2019 at 9:00am

Lower Urban Room
Wed, Mar 13, 7:00am - 8:00am

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

Conference Room E
Wed, Mar 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Tinker Lab
Wed, Mar 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration opens Wednesday, February 27 2019 at 9:00am

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

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

Tinker Lab
Fri, Mar 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration is now closed

Canteena
Fri, Mar 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tinker Lab
Sat, Mar 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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

Canteena
Sat, Mar 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Computer Lab
Mon, Mar 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Level 2 Conference Room
Mon, Mar 18, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Computer Lab
Mon, Mar 18, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration opens Monday, March 4 2019 at 9:00am

Craft Room
Tue, Mar 19, 10:00am - 11:00am

Tinker Lab
Tue, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Creative Lab
Tue, Mar 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration opens Tuesday, March 12 2019 at 9:00am

Story Room
Wed, Mar 20, 10:00am - 10:30am

Tinker Lab
Wed, Mar 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration opens Wednesday, February 27 2019 at 9:00am

Creative Lab
Wed, Mar 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration opens Wednesday, March 13 2019 at 9:00am

Story Room
Thu, Mar 21, 10:00am - 10:30am

Thu, Mar 21, 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Auditorium
Thu, Mar 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Story Room
Fri, Mar 22, 10:00am - 11:00am

Tinker Lab
Fri, Mar 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration is now closed

Fri, Mar 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Craft Room
Sat, Mar 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Level 2 Conference Room
Sat, Mar 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Canteena
Sat, Mar 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm