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Marci Erspamer grew up in Salt Lake City and considers Utah her “happy place.” The mountains, valley and natural beauty still inspire many of her paintings today. Marci has partici …

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April 2019 Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond April 1  Sunrise 7:11am; sunset 7:52pm. SLC temps:  low 38 F; high 58 F. Probability of precipitation: 24%. ” …

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Home, Urban Planning

On the cover: March 2019

Kristen O’Brien finishing the ’truth window’ in home number 5 in Moab, Utah – Spring 2013. The ’truth window’ shows you what is inside your walls and has turned into an artistic tr …

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March 2019 Almanac

March 1 Sun rise 7:01am, sunset 6:18pm. Salt Lake temperatures average 49° F / 32° with an average eight or nine days of rain. March 2 Time to start outdoor composting. Get an encl …

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Education

February 2019 Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond February 1 Sun rise 7:37am, sunset 5:44pm. Salt Lake temp averages 46° F. / 31°, with five days of rain. Febr …

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Community

Caffe Ibis Opens Red Chair

The Red Chair, a project of Caffe Ibis Coffee Roasters, recently opened on the University of Utah’s campus. Located in the first-floor common area of the new Sorenson Arts & Ed …

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Health

Contours

See Alice heal (with pencil and paper) In mid 2017, artist and sculptor Alice Toler was bewildered to find herself fat, sick, and on a rack of pharmaceuticals. All of it had to go. …

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Urban Almanac January 2019

January 1 Sunrise 7:51a.m. Sunset 5:10p.m. Av. temperatures for Jan. 1: 35° high / 23° low. In the night sky: Venus is visible most of the month. Januray 2 Robert Smithson, creator …

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Arts, Enjoy

On the Cover

Halley Jean Bruno, professionally known under the alias Cinder Ash, was born and raised in Utah and works as an illustrator and freelance artist in downtown Salt Lake City. Bruno’s …

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Arts

On the cover

My inspiration comes from the sweet side of life. I admire the great Illustrators of the 20th century, as well as the Masters in Fine Art, and Modern Art. Over time I have preferre …

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Urban Almanac December 2018

December 1 Sunrise: 7:32am.; sunset: 5pm. Av. high: 42º; low: 25º. The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts rain for northern Utah Dec. 4-14; rain and snow 14-22; and snow showers 23-31. …

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November 2018 Almanac

November 1 All Saints’ Day. Sunrise 7:58am. Sunset 6:23pm. High: 50°F. Low: 31°F. Precipitation: 0.64 in. For the next couple weeks, we lose an additional three minutes of daylight …

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Arts, Culture

Seeing the Sacred at Urban Arts Gallery

“The artist’s mission is to make the soul perceptible.” Alex Grey At the end of each year, Urban Arts Gallery places a call for submissions and creates exhibits for the following y …

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Arts

On the cover

In my search for meaning and joy in life, I have become a painter. I have found both there.  But really, I have found all of life there.  In the creative act I have continuously cy …

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Nature

Meet the new birds your native plants will attract

More and more of us are planting pollinator-friendly gardens, which is attracting more birds, bees and butterflies.The free Audubon Bird Guide app is a great way to identify, learn …

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