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Art for the Heart

December 20, 2014 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Sacred City 353 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA

As the Holidays swirl around us we offer you a morning of heart centering guided meditation and a little bit of play for your heart. EmilySpirit will guide us directly into our hearts, from this space of knowing LOVE, we will work with Jenica Lake to create with collage and pastels. Honor yourself with this perfectly timed opportunity to connect with your HEART.







Winter Market at Rio Grande Depot

December 20, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Rio Grande Depot 300 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA

Farm-fresh produce, dairy, eggs, meat, specialty foods and fresh-baked goods.
Local holiday craft market! Utah's finest food trucks.
www.slcfarmersmarket.org







Third Saturday for Families: Make a Clock

December 20, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Utah Museum of Fine Arts 410 Campus Center Drive, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA

Time is a theme depicted in works of art throughout the Museum, from ancient to contemporary. Be inspired to create your own clock on this Third Saturday. We provide the clockworks and blank face, and you provide the artistic vision.








Third Saturday Contra Dance

December 20, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Montessori Community School 2416 East 1700 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA

Music by Bandage a Trois. All dances are taught and called. Come alone or with a partner. First-time dancers welcome. More info, with photos and video, at www.wasatchcontras.org/







Parsons Dance Company

December 20, 2014 7:30 pm

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The George S. & Delores Eccles Center for the Perf 1750 Kearns Boulevard, Park City, UT 84060, USA

Parsons Dance Company

On tap for the evening: sizzling New Orleans inspired “Whirlaway,” set to the music of legendary jazz trumpeter Allen Toussaint; Trey McIntyre’s duet “Hymn;” the new work of former Parsons dancer and Generation NOW Fellow Natalie Lomonte; and the perennial favorite David Parsons’ signature piece “Caught” featuring a soloist leaping more than 100 times as strobe lights create the illusion of flight).

This troupe – led by “one of modern dance’s great living dance-makers” – simply soars.

Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets start at $20.
http://www.EcclesCenter.org







3LAU @ Park City Live!

December 20, 2014 8:00 pm

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Park City Live 427 Main Street, Park City, UT 84060, USA

* This is a 21 and older event *

3LAU comes to you LIVE at Park City Live on Saturday, December 20

Justin Blau, better known by his stage name 3LAU, is an American progressive / electro house musician and producer known for his bootlegs and remixes.

In the spring of 2011, 3LAU began to explore dance music and quickly developed a dedicated following for his fusion of familiar acapellas with instrumental bangers. Based in Las Vegas, he’s released three mixtapes since 2011 and several singles, and has performed at such large music festivals as Electric Zoo, Electric Daisy Carnival, Ultra Music Festival and TomorrowWorld.

Tickets = http://parkcitylive.net/event.cfm?id=182602&cart










Utah Film Center FREE Screening: Jingle Bell Rocks

December 23, 2014 7:00 pm

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The City Library

Director Mitchell Kezin hits the road to hang with his holiday heroes, in a search for the 12 best Christmas songs ever. Kezin has crafted a wonderful film that is a historical social documentary, pop culture pilgrimage, and revealing character study.
www.UtahFilmCenter.org







Zed's Dead @ Park City LIVE

December 26, 2014 8:00 pm

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Park City Live 427 Main Street, Park City, UT 84060, USA

Zeds Dead comes to Park City Live on Friday, December 26th for their 2014 Somewhere Else Tour!!

Zed’s Dead are an electronic music duo from Toronto, Canada composed of DC and Hooks. DC and Hooks have been producing music together since 2004, formerly as Mass Productions. In the summer of 2007, they released one Hip-Hop influenced album as Mass Productions, entitled Fresh Beetz, before launching Zeds Dead in 2009.

Zeds Dead’s tireless efforts have earned them an excellent reputation amongst a new generation of producers as artists without borders - genres hold no bearing over their music as they transcend style and form with ease. They have established themselves as a dominant force in EDM circles and have received recognition and praise from tastemakers worldwide.








Cedric Gervais @ Park City Live

December 27, 2014 8:00 pm

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Park City Live 427 Main Street, Park City, UT 84060, USA

Cedric Gervais comes to you LIVE at Park City Live on Saturday, December 27th!!

French born house music DJ and producer, Cedric Gervais started his music career at the early age of 14. He became the youngest resident ever at Paris’ Le Queen Club and eventually moved to Miami to pursue his DJ career. He gained residencies at Crobar (now Cameo), Nikki Beach and Club Space Terrace.

Cedric quickly gained fame with his single “Burning,” and debut album “The Experiment,” and soon became known as the “go to mixer.” He has residences in Las Vegas, New York and Miami, and a tour schedule that sells out every year. With his platinum singles hitting number 1 on Beatport, The Hype Machine, Buzz and Cool Cuts, it’s no wonder Cedric recently won his first Grammy in 2013 for Best Remix.

Doors = 8PM | Showtime = 9PM

Tickets = $20 / $30 / $40

Ticket Link = http://parkcitylive.net/event.cfm?id=183731&cart








The State Room—Elephant Revival w/Taaraka

December 30, 2014 7:00 pm

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The State Room 638 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA

Elephant Revival is coming back to Salt Lake City to play back-to-back shows at The State Room to celebrate Tuesday, December 30th and Wednesday, December 31st.

Tuesday 12/30: 7pm Doors, 8pm Show

Tickets here.

Elephant Revival is a unique quintet of multi-instrumentalists blending elements of gypsy, Celtic, Americana, and folk. Brought together by a unified sense of purpose, Elephant Revival communicates the importance of harmony among all living things and use music to unite us in ways that no other medium can.

www.thestateroom.com







Cirque Mechanics "Pedal Punk"

December 30, 2014 7:30 pm

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The George S. & Delores Eccles Center for the Perf 1750 Kearns Boulevard, Park City, UT 84060, USA

Cirque Mechanics returns to Park City’s Eccles with a dazzling new show, “Pedal Punk,” on Dec. 30.

This rowdy circus-on-wheels whirls onstage with acrobatic artistry inspired by mechanical genius. The centerpiece contraption dreamed up by the company’s creator and BMX rider Chris Lashua, the “Gantry Bike,” travels the stage via the force of aerial and ground acts.

From unicyclists to high-flying artists, the spinning-flipping-clowning romp delights audiences ages four to 100. Cheers and applause erupt throughout the show,” writes The New York Times, “Intelligently conceived and expertly executed… in a word, excellent.”

Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets start at $20.
435-655-3114 or http://www.EcclesCenter.org







The State Room—Elephant Revival NYE Show w/Taaraka

December 31, 2014 8:00 pm

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The State Room 638 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA

Elephant Revival is coming back to Salt Lake City to play back-to-back shows at The State Room to celebrate New Year's Eve on Tuesday, December 30th and Wednesday, December 31st.

Wednesday 12/31: 8pm Doors, 9pm Show

Tickets here.

Elephant Revival is a unique quintet of multi-instrumentalists blending elements of gypsy, Celtic, Americana, and folk. Brought together by a unified sense of purpose, Elephant Revival communicates the importance of harmony among all living things and use music to unite us in ways that no other medium can.








NYE 2015 featuring DARUDE @ Park City Live, Wednesday, December 31st!

December 31, 2014 8:00 pm

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Park City Live 427 Main Street, Park City, UT 84060, USA

Multi-platinum award winning producer and international artist, Ville Virtanen aka Darude, has to date sold over 5 million records worldwide and is recognized by many as one of the most influential artists to emerge from the dance scene in the past decade.

Although famed for the global smash 'Sandstorm', which became the world's best selling 12" vinyl of 2000, Darude has had a long and successful career as both a live performer and a DJ. He has released other chart topping hits, like 'Feel The Beat' & 'Music' and three artist albums. Through his remix work, he's been contributing to the mainstream success of singles such as ATB feat. York - 'The Fields of Love' and The Thrillseekers - 'Synaesthesia', gaining him undiminished support from industry leaders such as Radio 1's Pete Tong, Judge Jules, Ferry Corsten and Paul Oakenfold.

Recent times have seen him cement further his reputation as one of the most innovative and exciting figures in modern dance music. With his distinctive styles of progressive and uplifting trance and recent dip on the electro & bigroom house side as well, his music continues to get talked about by both music fans and critics alike.

This is a 21 and older event.

Doors = 8PM | Showtime = 9PM

General Admission: $50.00

VIP Tickets: $100.00

Ticket Link = http://parkcitylive.net/event.cfm?id=184586&cart








Urgyen Samten Ling Gonpa New Year's Eve Puja

December 31, 2014 - January 01, 2015, 10:00 pm - 1:00 am

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Urgyen Samten Ling Gonpa: Tibetan Buddhist Temple 740 South 300 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA

All are welcome!
www.UrgyenSamtenLing.org, info@UrgyenSamtenLing.org








Nutritional Therapist Training Program

January 01, 2015 9:00 am

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Red Lion Hotel 161 West 600 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA

Real education for those interested in REAL FOOD.
Our distance learning and flexible web-based training allows for a self-paced yet supportive program even the busiest of professionals can complete.
Nutritional Therapy Association, Inc., 800-918-9798, www.NutritionalTherapy.com, NTA@NutritionalTherapy.com







Inner Light Institute — A School for the Soul

January 01, 2015 10:00 am

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Inner Light Center 4408 South 500 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84107, USA

Beginning January 2015, join Inner Light Institute — A School for the Soul.
Exciting new courses and opportunities for enriching and enhancing your life. Numerology and tarot for 2015, metaphysics and principles of consciousness, shamanism, meditation, healing, chanting, wisdom, prayer circles and spiritual cinema.

Inner Light Center — A metaphysical, mystical, spiritual community dedicated to personal empowerment and transformation. Join us for Sunday celebrations at 10:00A.
All events and classes at the Inner Light Center.
For more information or to registration, visit www.InnerLightCenter.net.








Winter Market at Rio Grande Depot

January 03, 2015 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Rio Grande Depot 300 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA

Come to the Winter Farmer's Market @ Rio Grande! Farm-fresh produce, dairy, eggs, meat, specialty foods and fresh-baked goods. Also, Utah's finest food trucks. www.slcfarmersmarket.org







Yoga 101 Series

January 03, 2015 - January 17, 2015, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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We Are Yoga 2065 East 2100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84109, USA

If you've never done yoga, are still new to the practice or are just looking for a refresher, our Yoga 101 is a great first step! This 3-week series will include:
  • Brief background on what yoga is and what it can do for you
  • Simple breathing exercises that are common in a yoga class
  • Foundation yoga postures and how to adapt them to your abilities and needs
  • No yoga rockstars, no intimidation, no showing off stuff that will send you to the ER, just friendly, hands on guidance in our lighthearted, nurturing oasis
What to bring: yourself (and a friend!), comfortable clothing, a yoga mat (if you have one) and a bottle of water. We have yoga mats for sale or rent at the studio.

Dates: Saturdays, January 3 - 17
Time: 10am - 11am
Cost: $49 for 3-week series OR $89 for 3-week series + 1 month unlimited yoga

Class size is limited to ensure individual attention.

More information at www.weareyogaslc.com.







Courtroom Observer Volunteer Training

January 06, 2015 10:30 am - 10:30 am

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Millcreek Library 2266 East Evergreen Avenue, SLC 84109

A unique volunteer opportunity awaits you! The Courtroom Observation Program is looking for bright, energetic, civic-minded volunteers who would like to learn more about our state courts. The Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission will provide training and then send you into court to observe judges and to write narrative reports about what you see. You will be providing valuable written feedback to judges and will help give the public information it needs to cast informed votes at election time.

For more info, see www.judges.utah.gov or call Liz at 801-538-1803







Growing Community Gardens Leadership Training Series

January 06, 2015 - February 10, 2015, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Sorenson Unity Center 1383 South 900 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84104, USA

Growing Community Gardens is a 6-week leadership training series facilitated through community gardening concepts.

This is ideal for individuals or groups interested in community garden organization and development, focused on building skills, sharing ideas and identifying resources for developing successful community gardens and school gardens. Upon completion of the training, participants whose projects meet program requirements are invited to join our network of garden leaders, continuing to connect their community gardens with Wasatch Community Gardens resources, as available, throughout the year.

DATES: Tuesdays, 6pm-8:30pm January 6 - February 10, 2015
Optional Garden Tour in March, Date TBD
TOPICS: Classes focus on community organizing, and cover such topics as leadership, diversity, volunteer management, facilitation, and garden design.
PROGRAM FEES: $65 for all 6 sessions. Scholarships available. Payment is due upon acceptance into the training.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY DECEMBER 1, 2014 - enrollment is limited so apply today! To apply, please visit: http://wasatchgardens.org/growing-community-gardens-2015-application

For assistance in preparing an application, or more information, please contact: Susan Finlayson, Community Gardens Program Director for Wasatch Community Gardens Phone: (801) 359-2658 x 12 Email: susan@wasatchgardens.org







METTA Mindfulness Center 6-week Mindful Awareness Practice Course

January 06, 2015 - February 24, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Metta Mindfulness Center, LLC 360 West Broadway #206, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA

Cultivate Joy & Ease. Learn Mindfulness & Meditation in 2015.

METTA Mindfulness Center Offers a 6-week Mindful Awareness Practice Course Through UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center

MAPS I Meditation Workshop January 6th-February 24th, 2015 Becca Peters, LCSW, Certified Mindfulness Facilitator through UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, and owner of METTA Mindfulness Center is offering a: 6-week Mindful Awareness Practice Course (MAPs I), created by Diana Winston & Dr. Sue Smalley of the Mindful Awareness Research Center, University of California Los Angeles.

The 6-week course will be held on Tuesdays beginning January 6th through February 24th, 2015.

Registration and Info:. www.BeccaPeters.com/workshops
Email: mettaslc@gmail.com

* CEU's Offered

Mindful Awareness Practices (MAPs I) Class Overview: Mindful Awareness Practice classes are the signature educational programs of the Mindful Awareness Research Center, University of California Los Angeles. These six-week class series are open to the public for registration. The classes lay the foundation for students to understand basic principles of mindfulness, develop a personal meditation practice, and to apply the principles in their daily life on an on-going basis.

Each class is a combination of lecture, practice, and group feedback and discussion. MAPs is taught in a context of a supportive community environment with classes no larger than 20-30 students. Students report that the group support was one of the most helpful and inspiring aspects of the class. MAPs instructors have years of personal experience practicing mindfulness and teaching it nationally and internationally. MAPs is helpful for people of all backgrounds and religions. These classes are suitable for ages 16 and over.

Class Structure:

MAPs classes meet weekly for two hours per week for six-weeks. Students will complete daily home practice meditation assignments starting at five minutes a day and working up to 20 minutes daily by the end of the course. Students will receive a complimentary Home Practice Audio File and a copy of the book Fully Present: The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness by Susan Smalley, PhD. and Diana Winston.

Students will learn Mindful concepts that include: Overview of Mindfulness, Mindfulness of the Body, Obstacles to Mindfulness, Mindfulness to help with Physical Pain, Working with Difficult Emotions, Cultivating Positive Emotions, Working with Difficult Thoughts, Mindful Interactions

Students will also learn a variety of mindfulness practices so that the student can discover which practice is useful to them.

Practices taught include: Sitting meditation, Eating meditation, Daily life meditations, Relational mindfulness, Walking meditation, Standing meditation, Movement meditation, Practices to develop positive emotions







Courtroom Observer Volunteer Training

January 07, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Sandy Library 10100 Petunia Way, Sandy, UT 84092, USA

A unique volunteer opportunity awaits you! The Courtroom Observation Program is looking for bright, energetic, civic-minded volunteers who would like to learn more about our state courts. The Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission will provide training and then send you into court to observe judges and to write narrative reports about what you see. You will be providing valuable written feedback to judges and will help give the public the information it needs to cast informed votes at election time.


For more info, see www.judges.utah.gov or call Liz at 801-538-1803.








Courtroom Observer Volunteer Training

January 08, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Weber County Library 2464 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, UT 84401

A unique volunteer opportunity awaits you! The Courtroom Observation Program is looking for bright, energetic, civic-minded volunteers who would like to learn more about our state courts. The Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission will provide training and then send you into court to observe judges and to write narrative reports about what you see. You will be providing valuable written feedback to judges and will help give the public the information it needs to cast informed votes at election time.

For more info, see www.judges.utah.gov or call Liz at 801-538-1803.







To Billie and Ella with Love

January 08, 2015 7:30 pm

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The Grand Theatre 1575 South State Street

Local talent Dee-Dee Darby Duffin sings the jazz standards of Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald.
Tickets available at www.the-grand.org.







Red Lotus School of Movement FREE T'ai Chi/Qigong Demonstration Class

January 09, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Red Lotus School of Movement 740 South 300 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA

Integration of Body and Mind.
www.RedLotusSchool.com
15-week winter sessions begin the week of January 12, 2015.







To Billie and Ella with Love

January 09, 2015 7:30 pm

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The Grand Theatre 1575 South State Street

Local talent Dee-Dee Darby Duffin sings the jazz standards of Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. Tickets available at www.the-grand.org.