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Arts

On the Cover: August 2018

Landcover Reprise by Marci Erspamer. Since a very young age I have had a deep desire to connect with people. Painting has been a way to bridge the raw   energies of the subcon …

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Arts

On the Cover: July 2018

Diving for Coins, by Jamie Wayman. Jamie Wayman knows water. A competitive swimmer for the University of Utah-turned -artist, she creates pool paintings with authenticity. Still sw …

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Nature

The Urban Almanac: July 2018

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond. July 1 Sunrise; 6:00am Sunset: 9:02pm  The average high in SLC is 90 F.; low is 69. Av. Precipitation: .59 i …

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Arts

On the Cover: June 2018

“Nectar,” by Paul J. Marto, Jr. The stresses of everyday life do their best to rob us of simple pleasures like enjoying a glorious sunrise, witnessing a dramatic lightning strike o …

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Alternative Therapies

Bee Venom Therapy

“What I learned in 18 months of stinging myself with bees.” People have been stinging themselves with bees for purposes of health since time immemorial. Therapeutic bee stings were …

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Garden, Home, Live

The Urban Almanac: June 2018

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond. June 1 Sunrise: 5:58am. Sunset: 8:52pm. Mike, the Headless Chicken Day. Mike, a Wyandotte chicken from Fruit …

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Connect, Expand

Briefly Noted: Salt Lake Needs A Food Co-Op

Join the Wasatch Co-op market now and help make it happen. If you’ve lived in almost any U.S. college town, you’re probably familiar with natural foods co-ops– community-owned gro …

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Arts

On the Cover: May 2018

300 Plates, by Cassandra Barney. Cassandra Barney is represented in galleries across the United States and Canada. Her narrative portraits have been described as whimsical, spiritu …

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Garden, Home, Nature

The Urban Almanac: May 2018

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond. May 1  Sunrise: 6:26a.m. Sunset: 8:24p.m. Average high and low temperature 67, 44. May 2  Vow to spend 24 ho …

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Connect, Live, Nature

Citizen Scientists: City Nature Challenge 2018

Exploring and documenting Utah’s rich biodiversity isn’t just for scientists anymore. Between April 27 and April 30, residents of cities around the world are competing to document …

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Food & Health, Gatherings, Nature

Bee Fest 2018 Call for Exhibitors, Volunteers, Sponsors

If you have any ideas, or a desire to lend a helping hand, please fill in this form HERE. As we approach CATALYST’s first time presenting Bee Festival 2018, on June 16 at the Wasat …

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Arts

On the Cover: April 2018

Roxie Nebel welcoming Spring to the Salt Lake Valley by Annie Connolly. I am thrilled to have a piece of my work on a CATALYST cover. I am a young Utah artist who regularly enjoys …

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Culture

Living Traditions 2018 Pt. 1: The Artists, Crafters and Musicians

By Sophie Silverstone, Claire Brown, Anna Albertsen, and Jane Lyon Smug, you could call us Utahns who know that beyond our homogeneous appearance, the Salt Lake Valley boasts one o …

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Garden, Home, Live

Urban Almanac: April 2018

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond. Apr 1  Sun rise: 7:10 am. Sun set: 7:52 pm. Easter. A movable holiday. Easter falls on the first Sunday foll …

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Connect, Eat

Briefly Noted: Handy App to Reduce Food Waste, Feed More People

Growing, processing, packaging and transporting food requires a lot of energy and results in more pollution than we might imagine. In America, we waste 40% of the food that is grow …

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