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Briefly Noted: Recycle Glass at DABC’s 300 West Wine Store

Utah’s DABC has partnered with Momentum Recycling to bring Utah its first ever glass-recycling center at a DABC store. Check out the Wine Store near the 300 West Costco and you’ll …

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Briefly Noted: Bags to Beds

How does one turn 500 plastic bags into a comfortable sleeping mat? U of U studfetns had the answer at the Clean Air Solutions Fair. They collect plastic bags and then cut and tie …

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Community

On the Cover: March 2018

Muley Point, Bears Ears National Monument,” Ruby Pluhar. Ruby Pluhar’s work explores the human relationship to universal space. She has an interest in landscape, especially in loca …

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Community

2006 Revisited: Thoughts on Smokefree Clubs

Editor’s note: While browsing through old issues of CATALYST, we came upon this “About Town” piece from March of 2006. Staff millennials, foreign to the days of smokey bars, restau …

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Community, Connect

Briefly Noted: March 2018

What’s new around town. SLC Qi Community Acupuncture moves SLC Qi Community Acupuncture has moved from its original 900 South location closer to downtown, occupying space in the Ut …

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The Urban Almanac: March 2018

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond. Mar 1  Full Moon at 5:51pm Worm Moon: the Worm Moon, because the ground begins to thaw and earthworms reappe …

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Community

On the Cover: February 2018

“Eternal Companion” by Lucia Heffernan. Anthropomorphism, a common theme in Lucia Heffernan’s work where she combines Trompe l’Oeil techniques and uses animals as characters, tells …

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Connect, Health

Breathing Stories: Utah voices for clean air

In the 2017 State of the Air report, the American Lung Association ranked Salt Lake City’s air quality as the sixth worst in the nation, giving Utah as a whole an “F” for ozone and …

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Community, Connect

On the Cover: January 2018

“Jackson Phoenix Plummer.” Photo & art by Ruth Plummer and Katie Plummer. Jackson Phoenix Plummer, great-nephew of CATALYST editor Greta and nephew of CATALYST art director Pol …

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Connect, Entertainment

Briefly Noted: RadioActive on KRCL 90.9FM

Last month CATALYST was a guest on KRCL’s RadioActive, a show for grassroots activists and community builders, weeknights at 6, hosted by Lara Jones and associates. This is the bes …

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Community, Garden, Local Harvest

Briefly Noted: Winter Market at Rio Grande

You may be surprised at what edibles grow in Northern Utah in the winter. Salt Lake City’s Winder Market offers grass-fed, organic locally raised meats. There are eggs like you’ve …

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On the Cover: December 2017

In the Spirit of Itzpapalotl, Venceremos by Ruby Chacon. Through a collaborative practice this cover art is part of a series that draws from feminist scholarly research by Dr. Sony …

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What’s new at Wasatch Community Gardens

The big news is that the popular nonprofit gardening organization has become the proud owner of acreage adjacent to its well-used Grateful Tomato Garden on 800 South at 600 East. W …

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BYU and U of U find something to agree on:

The Climate Campaign BYU student Nick Huey and University of Utah student Collin Green have formed an alliance that is above any rivalry. Cougars and Utes are teaming up to protect …

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OLIO Skin & Beard Care Company opens storefront

OLIO Skin & Beard Care Company opens storefront Eight-year-old Olio Oils has moved up from its tent at the farmers’ market to a real, live storefront in the 21st & 21st nei …

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