Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute’s Economic Report says the 2018 Sundance Film Festival generated $191 Million in economic impact. Sundance Institute’s managing director and CFO, Betsy Wallace, reports that attendance was also up this year.

Sundance Institute has kicked off their 21st annual Free Summer Film Screening with several screenings coming to Summit County. 

The Sundance Institute is screening 11 films this summer throughout the state of Utah. 3 more films will be screened in Summit County. The series opened on Saturday June 16 as part of the Latino Arts Festival. Sundance screened the film Dolores

Sundance Institute’s new Assistant Director of Utah Community Programs LaraLee Ownby says they’ll continue to provide activities that match the theme of the film shown.

The Sundance Institute has scheduled 11 films for its free summer series. While most of the films will be shown in Park City and Salt Lake's Red Butte Gardens, the schedule also ranges from Kamas to St. George. Rick Brough has more:

Local News Hour December 21, 2017

Dec 21, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Glenn Wright has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Betsy Wallace Managing Director of the Sundance Institute and Ralph Rivera (Director of Operations) have an update of what's new for Sundance 2018. Park City Fire Marshall Mike Owens and PIO Trisha Hazelrigg review Christmas safety tips, what's ahead for the district next year and the California wildfires. Park City Planning Commission Chair Adam Strachan has an update from Wednesday's meeting on Treasure Hill’s new smaller development plans.

Arts andCultural Center Begins Visioning Process

Sep 13, 2017
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Park City’s plan to develop an Arts and Cultural Center in the Bonanza Park District was announced this summer.  The $19.5 million purchase was funded by a transient room tax which was effective in January 2017.  The project partners begin visioning sessions in the coming weeks.  Carolyn Murray has more: 

 

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Though the Park City Council has yet to approve the $19.5 million dollar purchase about 5 acres in Bonanza Park to build an Arts and Cultural District – they held a town meeting to roll out their vision for the project. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the details.

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A first ever Park City Arts and Cultural district is planned for a 5 and a quarter acre parcel of land bordering Bonanza Drive, Kearns Boulevard and Munchkin Road. Carolyn Murray has more on the City’s development plans for the area:

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Park City announced plans to adopt a municipal transient room tax and use the revenues to build a city arts and culture center in the Bonanza Business district.  This kind of tax has never been done in Park City until now. Carolyn Murray has this story:  

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Park City officials have announced their plans to create a dedicated Arts and Culture District in the Bonanza Park area. The word came at a media conference last week. The city was joined by representatives of the project's two anchor partners -- the Sundance Institute and the Kimball Arts Center. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City announced today that it will purchase just over five acres in the Bonanza Park area for $19.5 million and will plan and develop an Arts and Culture District that will include new homes for the Kimball Arts Center and the Sundance Institute. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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