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Utah Film Commissioner Virginia Pearce (left) listens to Andrea Baltazar (middle) answer a question at the 100 year anniversary of Ogdens Peerys Egyptian Theater.

Peery’s Egyptian Theater celebrates 100 year anniversary

Andrew Handley, Photographer April 4, 2024

On the evening of March 28, downtown Ogden was abuzz with excitement around Peery’s Egyptian Theater. This was a very special occasion, as the historic theater celebrated its 100 year anniversary with...

Children attend the Weber State University Storytelling Festival in March 2017. Photo credit: Signpost Archives

Twenty-six years of stories

Tim Costello February 9, 2022

The Storytelling Festival has been part of Weber State University history for the past 26 years. It originally occurred as a one-day event on across the lawns on campus in 1996. However, a pipe broke and...

The trees sported various themes and some wre dedicated to special needs kids or those who have passed on. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Empezando la temporada con un espíritu de generosidad

Andres Rodriguez December 1, 2021

Durante la semana de Acción de Gracias, el Ogden Eccles Conference Center se llena de árboles de Navidad y decoraciones festivas para el evento anual de Weber School Foundation titulado como...

There were 69 trees and almost 10 wreaths donated to the Christmas Tree Jubilee. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Kicking off the season with a spirit of giving

Caitlyn Nichols December 1, 2021

During the week of Thanksgiving, the Ogden Eccles Conference Center is filled with Christmas trees and festive decorations for the Weber School Foundation’s annual Christmas Tree Jubilee. The Weber...

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...

Peery’s Egyptian Theater is maintaining a Christmas tradition by showing The Nutcracker ballet throughout the month of December. Photo credit: Julie Moffitt

Upholding Christmas tradition with upcoming Nutcracker performances at Peery’s

Lissete Landaverde December 2, 2020

Peery’s Egyptian Theater will host productions of The Nutcracker by Julie Moffitt Ballet School and Imagine Ballet Theater during the weekends leading up to Christmas.Julie Moffitt Ballet School...

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...

Historic Peerys Egyptian Center is the home to Chamber Orchestra Ogden. (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

Chamber Orchestra Ogden brings music back to Peery’s Egyptian Theater

Caitlyn Nichols September 30, 2020

There was a sense of normalcy in Peery’s Egyptian Theater as the Chamber Orchestra Ogden returned to the stage for the first concert of its 10th anniversary season on Sept. 26. The orchestra was...

The best cultural spots in Ogden

The best cultural spots in Ogden

Daryn Steed January 11, 2020

Let’s set the scene: It’s January. The magical glow of winter has worn off, and the snow is muddied and yellow. Classes have begun again, and you’re perpetually tired. You’re in...

Steve Hawk and Gary Hammerslag engaging in a Q & A session. (Marissa Wolford / The Signpost)

Outdoor Weber Competition Peaked at Film Fest

Landin Griffith March 22, 2019

Weber State University’s Outdoor Weber competition awarded over $75,000 to its top three finalists at the two-day film festival and keynote speaker events at Peery’s Egyptian Theater on March 20...

Lifetime achievement Grammy Award winning musician Booker T. Jones, left,  and legendary Jazz saxophonist Joe McQueen chat before their performance at Peery Egyptian Theater. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Music legends meet at the Egyptian Theater

Jennifer Greenlee January 20, 2019

R&B legend Booker T. Jones and Ogden's own jazz icon Joe McQueen met on stage at the historic Peery's Egyptian Theatre on Jan. 18.The two were invited by Ogden Friends of Acoustic Music, a non-profit...

Val A. Browning Center’s Allred Theater stage floods at Weber State University on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. (Ariana Berkemeier / The Signpost)

Sharing, stealing or working the spotlight

Adam Livingston March 1, 2018

Theatre is a collaborative form of fine art that uses actors to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage. Actors are seen on stage performing,...

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