LDS Events Calendar

by | Aug. 17, 2011

LDS Life

Lunch and Learn Series with Deseret Book Artists and Authors  
Every Friday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Downtown Deseret Book Store, SLC, Utah

August 19
Linda Curley Christensen
Linda Curley Christensen was born in Idaho, reared in Salt Lake City, Utah, started painting when her family was young.  She has been privileged to paint for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at their Conference Center, South Visitor’s Center, and temples throughout the world, as well as heading a mural team. Linda, a prolific artist herself has found a new love in mentoring other artists.

Recognitions include the National Gertrude Folgeson Art Award and signature status in Oil Painters of America. She was also named one of Utah’s top 100 Artists. She recently won  the championship round of the worlds first "Western Art Rodeo." Linda believes familiar scenes and people are waiting for the right moment and right light to illuminate their beauty, thus giving a rare glimpse of their soul. 

Prickly Rock Studio is near Linda’s home where she and her husband Greg, reside with their family in Wallsburg, Utah.

August 26
Sandra Freckleton Gagon   
Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Sandy – a preeminent realist painter – carries on the traditions and canons of classical art ideology practiced from the Renaissance down through 19th century. Her paintings and drawings demonstrate her virtuosity, a manifestation of unparalleled technical excellence, which result in great works of lasting beauty. Sandy’s unsurpassed knowledge of anatomy, color theory and design, facilitate her portrayal of the human condition – in all its complexities – with breathtaking elegance. Adept at all genres, her still life paintings excel at depicting her deep love of objects and how they are affected by light and shadow; they are metaphoric landscapes of symmetry and solemnity.

Sandy’s husband is writer Dave Gagon. They have three children.

September 2
Annie Henrie
Annie Henrie graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from Brigham Young University in April, 2010. She has shown her work in galleries since the age of 16. Her work is now shown at Bronze Coast Gallery in Cannon Beach, OR., and Sage Creek Gallery in Santa Fe, NM. The Fine Art Gallery in the Flagship Deseret Book.

Born in Manhattan, New York, Annie is the daughter of Cary and Sauni Henrie. Cary Henrie, a well known illustrator and fine artist, has taught his daughter how to paint and draw since kindergarten, and has been inspiration for his daughter throughout her life. 

Deseret Book Live What I Know Concert on August 24th

Cottonwood High School, Salt Lake City UT

August 24, 2011, 7:15 PM-8:30 PM

Help your Young Women grow in faith and testimony by attending this fun and inspirational live concert, featuring brand-new music from the new Live What I Know CD and songbook. Performed by some of your favorite LDS singers and songwriters like Hilary Weeks, Cherie Call, Katherine Nelson, and more, each performer will share their testimony of the Young Women Values in their own unique way.

This exciting live concert event is something your youth group won’t want to miss. Click here for free tickets.

Free Garden Tours of Temple Square and Church Headquarters
Monday – Friday at 10 a.m.: Door 15 of the Conference Center, SLC, UT
Monday – Friday at noon: Church Office Building Plaza, SLC, UT
Wednesdays at 7 p.m.: Church Office Building Plaza, SLC, UT
Sundays at 10:30 a.m.: East gate of Temple Square, SLC, UT

Washington DC Temple Visitors’ Center
Why I Believe: Elder Stephen & Sister Laurie Sowby
Sunday, Aug. 21, 7:00 pm
Elder Stephen Sowby and Sister Laurie Williams Sowby are serving their third fulltime mission together, working with young adults as LDS Institute teachers at the BYU's Barlow Center and on university campuses in Washington, D.C. Elder Sowby is a civil engineer, and Sister Sowby is a freelance journalist. Utah natives who claim American Fork as home, they have five children and 17 grandchildren.

Second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.
Main floor auditorium of the Church Office Building at 50 East North Temple Street

Screening of Joseph Smith, Volume 1: Plates of Gold
This is a new movie directed by Christian Vuissa following Joseph's early adult years and the events leading up to the publication of the Book of Mormon.

Richmond, VA
Wednesday 8/17/2011, 7:00pm
Bow Tie Movieland at Boulevard Square
1301 North Boulevard
Richmond VA 23230

Norfolk, VA
Thursday 8/18/2011, 8:00pm
Naro Cinema
1507 Colley Ave
Norfolk VA 23517

Fayetteville, NC
Saturday 8/20/2011, 1:00pm
Cameo Art House Theatre
225 Hay Street
Fayetteville NC 28301

Goldsboro NC

Monday 8/22/2011, 7:00pm
Goldsboro Premiere Theatre
105 Tenth Place

Goldsboro NC 27534

Raleigh NC

Tuesday 8/23/2011, 7:00pm
Galaxy Cinema

770 Cary Towne Blvd

Cary NC 27513

Greensboro NC

Wednesday, 8/24/2011, 7:00pm
Carousel Cinemas

1305 Battleground Ave

Greensboro NC 27408

Charlotte NC

Saturday, 8/27/2011, 7:00pm
Neighborhood Theatre
511 East 36th St

Charlotte NC 28205

Mt. Vernon WA

Monday 8/22/2011, 7:00pm
Lincoln Theatre

712 1st Streete

Mount Vernon WA 98273

Everett WA

Tuesday 8/23/2011, 7:00pm
Everett Historic Theatre

2911 Colby Avenue

Everett WA 98201

Bellevue WA

Wednesday 8/24/2011, 7:00pm
Lincoln Square Cinemas

600 Bellevue Way NE

Bellevue WA 98004

Puyallup WA

Thursday 8/25/2011, 7:00pm
Liberty Theatre

116 West Main St.

Puyallup WA 98371

Yakima WA

Tuesday 8/30/2011, 7:00pm
Media Works

Glenwood Square

5110 Tieton Drive

Yakima WA 98908

Moses Lake WA

Wednesday 8/31/2011, 7:00pm
Fairchild Cinemas

233 N Block Street

Moses Lake WA 98837

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