Pierpont Avenue gallery stroll
WHAT: Monthly tour of an unpretentious row of galleries and studios ― many artists live upstairs and are happy to chat about their work. Check out the one-of-a-kind belt buckles at the Women's Art Center (open during gallery stroll and 12-6 Wed-Fri, 1-4 Sat; 345 W. Pierpont Ave.; 801/577-8367). WHEN: Third Fri of every month (next event is 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Apr 21). HOW MUCH: Free. WHERE: Pierpont Ave. between 300 and 400 West.
A Cup of Joe
WHAT: A cafe with overstuffed chairs, floor-to-ceiling windows, and inspiring Open-Mic Poetry Slams every Sat (8–midnight; free). WHEN: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. HOW MUCH: $. WHERE: 353 West 200 South; 801/363-8322.
Info: Salt Lake's arts district is still finding its boundaries; you'll discover lots to do between 300 and 500 West and 500 South to 50 North.