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The Monarch Building in Downtown Ogden hosts the Vida, Muerte, Justicia art exhibit.  (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost) Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Ogden on display

Makayla Geddes November 3, 2021

Ogden is full of different opportunities to get involved in the arts. Whether it be music, galleries, performances, street art or zines, there is a place for everyone to enjoy the creativity and ingenuity...

Using brown working gloves and rods bent into circles, artist Michael Pribich of New York hopes to represent the forever need for essential workers. To visit Pribichs work visit the Vida, Muerte, Justica art exhibit in The Monarch in Ogden.  (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)(Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Life, Death, Justice

Alexandrea Bonilla October 4, 2021

The United States Census reports that Ogden has one of the largest Latinx and Hispanic communities in Utah, composing roughly 31.9% of the population.Ogden Contemporary Arts is collaborating with Weber...

People gather in the street and listen as a band performs a tribute to the Beatles. (Lisa Rajigah/The Signpost) Photo credit: Lisa Rajigah

The sun sets on summer

Lexie Andrew September 22, 2021

The Harvest Moon Festival is an annual Ogden celebration held at the end of summer as fall begins. This year, the festival was held on Sept. 18 on Historic 25th Street. Haille Van Patten, marketing and...

The LQ Zine was created with the intentions to bring together and represent the LGBTQ community of Ogden. Photo credit: Weber State University

The LQ Zine provides opportunities to uplift LGBTQ artists

Lissete Landaverde September 3, 2021

The LGBTQ community in Ogden may not seem prominent looking in, but there are many members and allies around the city. One of the communities in Ogden is the LQ Zine, a self-published magazine run by Lisa...

Vibrant colors are seen all around the Ogden Farmers Market year after year. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

Summer activities to enjoy before fall semester

Caitlyn Nichols July 26, 2021

As July comes to an end, there's only one month before summer ends and the fall semester begins. Like many, it's at this point every summer that I start to panic. While I generally like school, I hate...

Junior Layton High School student Michel Collins, a fifteen-year cancer survivor, is the artist behind Wanted. Wanted is one of the many horses located along 25th street in Downtown Ogden. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

The colorful herd of Ogden Pioneer Days

Caitlyn Nichols July 19, 2021

During the summer months, visitors will find a colorful herd of horses adorning the streets of downtown Ogden. These life-size painted horses display a wide array of designs, from patriotic stars to local...

Artist Mike Gardner is speaking about his works with a gallery visitor. Photo credit: Elle Gord

My First Friday Art Stroll

Elle Gord July 12, 2021

The Ogden community's First Friday Art Stroll is held year round on the first Friday of every month. From 6–9 p.m., the stroll consists of art, shopping and live music for everyone to enjoy. The...

Local musician and WSU student Caden Holmes album, Commonground, will release on April 10. Photo credit: Caden Holmes

Making music to raise awareness for human trafficking

Ally Nelson March 29, 2021

Local musician and Weber State University student Caden Holmes will be releasing his second album, "Commonground," on April 10 on streaming platforms like Apple Music and Spotify.April 10 will also be...

Ogdens historical Monarch Building welcomes its newest attraction, Ogden Contemporary Arts (OCA).  OCA opens their doors on Friday, offering the public a glimpse of the OCA experience.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

Interactive art piece featured at the grand opening of OCA’s new center

Adam Rubin February 17, 2021

Ogden Contemporary Arts held the grand opening of their new center on Feb. 12 in the Monarch building at 2444 Washington Blvd.Venessa Castagnoli, executive director at OCA, has been working with many...

Each little house features local organizations/businesses that showcase what they offer to the community. (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Ogden’s Christmas Village bringing holiday cheer to 2020

Kierstynn King November 30, 2020

Caitlyn Nichols contributed to this story. Every night from now until New Year's Day, people will be able to visit downtown Ogden’s Municipal Gardens to see colorful Christmas lights and a little...

Many people attend the Ogden Farmers Market. (Dalton Flandro / The Signpost) Photo credit: Signpost Archives

Farmers Market Ogden persevered through COVID

Braxton Brownlee October 19, 2020

What once was a street lined for blocks with artists selling their creations, musicians hoping for their big break and vendors selling home-grown produce became a mere block of only select vendors. Though...

Joe Burgess stands next to his piece, God Gear. (Melissa Jensen / The Signpost)

Unconventional creations manifest unique local talent

Melissa Jensen November 9, 2017

Eclectic pieces that capture the contemporary, abstract, realistic notion that delineates art are on display at the Eccles Community Art Center as part of an invitational featuring Utah artists. “We...

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