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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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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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