An extraterrestrial landscape will glow from the vaulted ceiling of The Gateway’s historic Union Pacific train depot. A Light-Art-House will beam rippling water around the Olympic fountain, where a towering crystal sculpture forest will shine. Look up, and you may find yourself dancing on the clock tower. Virtual reality films will immerse guests in other worlds, while electro-scifi band Conquer Monster rocks the dome inside Clark Planetarium. More than 40 artists who work in light and technology are collaborating for the third annual Illuminate festival Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8 and 9. Illuminate is Utah’s Light Art and Creative Technology Festival, which is free and scheduled for 5 to 10 p.m. both nights. This year’s festival has a winter wonderland theme, said Derek Dyer, executive director of the Utah Arts Alliance. Near the fountain, he said, there will be “seven crystal sculptures that are larger than life. So you will get to walk through them, like in some kind of fantasy storybook land.” The nine indoor art venues at The Gateway include the Utah Film Center’s VR Lounge, which will show virtual reality films and short documentaries about international light-based instal...