Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Bill Close tunes an Earth Harp at Library Square on Wednesday in preparation for the Utah Arts Festival. The Earth Harp is a large-scale, architectural stringed instrument that can be set up in a multitude of environments, directly incorporating the surrounding architecture and environment. Close will perform nightly jam sessions at 8 during the festival, with a finale on Sunday at 9:30 p.m. The annual arts festival, which begins today and runs through Sunday, features visual, performing, literary, culinary and other arts.

Bill Close tunes an Earth Harp at Library Square on Wednesday in preparation for the Utah Arts Festival. The Earth Harp is a large-scale, architectural stringed instrument that can be set up in a multitude of environments, directly incorporating the surrounding architecture and environment. Close will perform nightly jam sessions at 8 during the festival, with a finale on Sunday at 9:30 p.m. The annual arts festival, which begins today and runs through Sunday, features visual, performing, literary, culinary and other arts.