GREAT SALT LAKE / SMALL LAKE CITY

02.12.16 @ THE LEONARDO

An evening of lovingly competitive storytelling featuring stories of this place we call home.

 

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Portrait by Dallas Graham

Joshua Barnes

Joshua hosts a gay orgy and gets cold feet just as it begins. 

Winning story of the night! 

This story includes explicit language and mature content.


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Blake Hoopes

In the same year he and his boyfriend plan to marry, close friends ask Blake for a substanial favor.


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Laura Kiechle

Laura is swindled into a best-friendship by a con artist. 


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Nan McEntire

Traveling to Chicago from San Francisco, a young woman is stranded in Salt Lake City.


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Jennie Everson

Jennie is afraid to move to Salt Lake City and perhaps destroy the romantic image she's always had of the city.

This story includes explicit language.


Portrait by Dallas Graham

Brian Higgins

Brian claims his Elvis impersonation helped him master conflict resolution while growing up in hostile Northern Ireland.    


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Jesse Parent

Jesse hopes that moving to Salt Lake City will put an end to his angry and violent outbursts.

This story includes explicit content.


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Chad Anderson

Chad reluctantly attends his Mormon family’s reunion after he and his sister both come out of the closet.


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Ginamarie Marsala

A woman struggles to remain calm through a threatening road rage incident.

This story includes explicit language.


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Jim Rounds

Jim realizes that after 45 years he must leave Salt Lake City for a better chance at living.


* BONUS STORY *

We invited Jaimi Butler of Westminster's Great Salt Lake Institute to tell us one of her own stories about the Great Salt Lake to intruduce the theme of the night before the competition began...

Jaimi Bulter

A biologist is contacted by the police when a body is uncovered on the shores of the Great Salt Lake. 


 

OUR ARCHIVE IS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY UTAH HUMANITIES WITH HELP FROM KRCL 90.9FM 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY BY DALLAS GRAHAM