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The Salt Palace (officially the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center), 90 S. West Temple, is known for its striking architectural elements, including delicate snowflake chandeliers and a circular, glass-walled entrance tower framed by HSS (Hollow Structural Steel). For event and schedule information phone (801) 534-4900.

The brand-new George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main St., opened in October 2016 and is another facility that boasts striking architectural features—in this case a dramatic six-story lobby with retractable glass walls. Touring Broadway shows and concerts by popular entertainers take place in the 2,500-seat theater, while the Black Box is the scene of smaller, innovative productions featuring local talent. For ticket information phone ArtTix at (801) 355-2787 or (888) 451-2787.

Performances of the Utah Symphony, (801) 533-6683, are held in Abravanel Hall, located within the Salt Lake County Center for the Arts complex at 123 W. South Temple. The Capitol Theatre, nearby at 50 West 200 South, is the home of Ballet West, which stages both classical and modern works. The theater, which is restored to its original turn-of-the-20th-century opulence, also is the home of Utah Opera productions. For symphony, ballet or opera tickets phone ArtTix at (801) 355-2787 or (888) 451-2787.

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The Mormon Tabernacle Choir presents free weekly performances of inspirational music in the acoustically renowned Salt Lake Tabernacle on Temple Square.

Pioneer Theatre Company, Utah's resident professional theater, is located on the University of Utah campus. If you're looking for things for couples to do on a night out, the company presents musicals as well as classical and contemporary plays; for ticket information phone (801) 581-6961.

Dance in Salt Lake City is represented by the Repertory Dance Theatre, which stages American modern dance classics and contemporary masterpieces at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South. The Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company performs at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center and also at the Capitol Theatre. For tickets phone the Repertory Dance Theatre at (801) 534-1000, or ArtTix at (801) 355-2787 or (888) 451-2787.

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Salt Lake City, UT

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Travel Information

City Population

186,440

Elevation

4,390 ft.

Sales Tax

The sales tax in Salt Lake County is 6.85 percent. There also is a 4.75 percent tax on lodgings in Salt Lake County, 9.5 percent levied on automobile rentals and a 1 percent restaurant tax.

Emergency

911

Police (non-emergency)

(801) 799-3000

Hospitals

LDS Hospital, (801) 408-1100; St. Mark's Hospital, (801) 268-7111; Salt Lake Regional Medical Center, (801) 350-4111; University of Utah Health Care-University Hospital, (801) 581-2121.

Visitor Information

90 S. West Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1406. Phone:(801)534-4900 or (800)541-4955

Air Travel

Salt Lake City International Airport

Rental Cars

Hertz, 775 N. Terminal Dr. at the airport, offers discounts to AAA members; phone (801) 575-2683 or (800) 654-3080.

Rail Service

The Amtrak station is at 340 South 600 West; phone (800) 872-7245.

Buses

The Greyhound Lines Inc. terminal is at 300 South 600 West; phone (801) 355-9579 or (800) 231-2222 or TTY (800) 345-3109.

Taxis

Taxis are on the meter system. Cab companies include City Cab, (801) 363-5550; Ute Cab, (801) 359-7788; and Yellow Cab, (801) 521-1862.

Public Transportation

Utah Transit Authority (UTA) provides bus service for Salt Lake City as well as transportation to nearby ski areas. Salt Lake City's light rail system, TRAX, also is operated by UTA. The Blue Line runs from downtown south to Draper. The Red Line connects downtown with Jordan and the University of Utah campus. The Green Line connects downtown with West Valley City and the airport. TRAX arrives at stations within 10-30 minutes. In addition, the FrontRunner commuter rail line connects downtown with Ogden, and a high-speed MAX bus links the Millcreek TRAX station with the town of Magna.

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