Word to the Ys: Jan. 27


“On a bad year we could rent this place for 50 grand, on a good year $75, 000 to $100,000, but who wants to do that when you could have a party?” — Timm Hilty, owner of Silver Queen Fine Art Gallery in Park City, one of the last galleries to not rent out its space during the Sundance Film Festival

“It’s interesting because as you play more and more music you encounter people from across the world that you never would have expected to listen to your music. That’s pretty amazing to me, I don’t even try to plan it. I don’t think you could.” — Singer/songwriter Matt Costa, who played in the Wilkinson Center ballroom last Saturday night

“Wisdom does not favor intelligence or education, affluence or sophistication. Its call is to everyone, everywhere.” — Mark DeMoss, Tuesday’s Forum speaker

“Remember that your fans are doing you a favor, not the other way around. Don’t make your fans feel like you’re doing them a favor by letting them give you money.” — Chance Clift, a local musician who is against artists using Kickstarter and other “crowdfunding” sites to fund their music projects

“I opened up my family’s refrigerator to a fridge full of food, and it just blew me away. I couldn’t believe that I could just have anything in there.” — Jennifer Brinkerhoff, on her first culinary experience back in the states after her LDS mission to Portugal

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