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Gina Bachauer International Piano Festival 2015 - 4 Nights of Piano Virtuosity, Jun 24 at 7:30pm to Jun 27 at 10:30pm, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

Utah International Music Academy & Helen Taylor Johannesen International Piano Competition, July 20 - July 29, David P. Gardner Hall, School of Music, University of Utah, Application Deadline: June 30

Utah Arts Festival 2015, June 25 - 28, at Library Square, Salt Lake City, Utah

6th Annual 4th of July @ Sugarhouse Park, Saturday July 4, 10:00am - 11:00pm

July 4th Weekend in Park City, Jul 3 at 3:00pm to Jul 4 at 11:00pm, Park City Mountain Resort

Salt Lake City Library free summer outdoor concert series "Concerts By The Creek", (starts Jun. 17, 2015), the amphitheater of the Anderson-Foothill Branch

Symphony Under the Stars, Friday, July 3 at 8:00pm, Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E Snowbasin Rd, Huntsville, Utah 84317

Canyons Resort Free Saturday Summer Concert Series, July 11 & 25, August 1, 15 & 22, September 5, Park City, Utah

Timpanogos Music Festival, Saturday, July 25, at 12:00pm - 11:00pm, Mt. Timpanogos Park, Orem, Utah, Free Admission

Salt Lake Shakespeare presents "Twelfth Night", July 9 - 19, 2015, Babcock Theatre

Performance Calendar of 2014 - 2015 Season, Department of Ballet , University of Utah 

Performance Calendar of 2014 - 2015 Season, Department of Modern Dance , University of Utah

Natural History Museum of Utah 2015 Lecture Series

College of Fine Arts, University of Utah

Xiqu Centre in West Kowloon, Hong Kong

The Xiqu Centre in the West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong will be a world-class arts venue specifically built for xiqu (Chinese opera) performances, and it is also a centre for the production, education and research of this unique art form.

In December 2012, a joint venture by leading Canadian architect Bing Thom Architects and Hong Kong award-winning architect Ronald Lu & Partners was selected from a shortlist of five consortiums to design this landmark venue. Their design successfully blends theatre, arts education and public space together and the design reflects four core design principles integral to the art form and Chinese culture:

1.The concept of ‘flow’ or ‘qi’ is interpreted in the fluid movements in the building and the use of curved planes, arched openings and circular paths.

2. The concept of nature is expressed by bringing the landscape into different levels of the building to create in-between spaces;

3. The concept of gateway and pavilion is represented in the openness and door-less nature of the design, welcoming different visitors into the building from all four of its corners;

4. The concept of courtyard is presented as a generous covered public space on ground level, which serves as a perfect urban stage for events and celebrations.

For more information about this winning work and other shortlisted designs, please visit the website of West Kowloon.

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