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Arts, Creativity

On the cover: Quarantini, by Ruth Plummer

The “Quarantini” cocktail picks were created by Atomic Kraftworks of Venice, CA because sometimes we just need a little sense of humor to get through times like this. Atomic Kraftw …

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Arts, Culture, Enjoy

Poetry month celebration

Eleven poetry boxes are placed throughout the University of Utah’s Red Butte Garden. This month and next, they contain the winning poems of Red Butte Garden’s annual Poetry Month c …

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Arts, Enjoy

Moth Boy by Marcee Blackerby (1944-2019)

Marcee liked working with found objects, thriving in the chaos of mixed media art.  She felt there is a kind of kinetic energy that develops when combining like with unlike, creati …

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Connect, Health

Clean Air Solutions Fair – March 7, 2020

It’s time again for Utahns to gather in the name of clean air. Our goal is to help 2,000 attendees discover new tools and skills that will result in better air quality for all — an …

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Community, Resources

Utah Recycling Alliance

Businesses rewarded for implementing greener ways The Utah Recycling Alliance encompasses all the Rs—reducing, reusing, refurbishing, repurposing…and when all those avenues have …

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On The Cover

Lucia Heffernan’s paintings are full of surprises. Inspired by her fascination with animals, she creates whimsical and amusing works of art in oil. By placing animals in uniquely …

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Culture, Heal

The Nights of Grief and Mystery Tour

In Salt Lake City this month Friends are forged on the dark road heading out of town. And so we head there again, sojourning across the continent in the name of psychic sanity and …

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Community, Connect, Politics

Wednesday, AUGUST 13: ELECTION DAY!

Have you chosen your candidate and mailed or delivered your ballot yet? The race for a new mayor is on. Final election day for primaries is next Tuesday, August 13; then the track …

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Mindfulness

July 2019 Almanac

July 1  Average temps: high 88º, low 64º. 8% chance of precipitation. Sunrise 5:58 am, sunset 8:52 pm. July 2  NEW MOON  1:16 pm. Want to try planting by the moon? Check out this d …

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Arts

Deborah Hake Brinkerhoff

Professional Artist As an artist, I paint quickly, intuitively, and work much of the surface at the same time.  The tension of composition as well as the emotional and physical wei …

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Arts, Gatherings

On the cover

This month’s cover art is a family treasure. Pilar presented the original painting as a wedding present to CATALYST art director, Polly and her husband, Mark Mottonen. It was still …

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June 2019 Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond June 1  Average temps: high: 78ºF; low: 54ºF; 21% chance of precipitation (average 1.4 in.). Sunrise 5:58am, …

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Arts

300 Plates artist Kelie Hess

I work with paint on canvas to create images that provoke positive emotions and ideas that lift one’s soul to a happy place.  Vibrant colors and bold brush strokes to evoke feeling …

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Nature

May 2019 Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond May 1  Average temps: high: 67ºF; low: 45ºF; 27% chance of precipitation (average 1.7”). Sunrise 6:26am, suns …

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Arts

On the cover

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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