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The 2019 Bee Fest had everyone buzzing

A big thank you to all who made our June 15 event wonderful: the exhibitors, vendors, speakers, greeters, heavy lifters, go-fers, poets, gardeners, costume contestants, photographe …

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The Buy Nothing Project

Gifting stuff: Sharing skills and resources. Getting to know your neighbors. The Buy Nothing Project is as much about relationships as it is about economics. I’m hustling across a …

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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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Utah Arts Alliance’s Dreamscapes

Utah artists and volunteers practice recycling/repurposing for art’s sake Dreams rarely make sense. But frankly, reality doesn’t always make much sense either. The planet’s garbage …

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The little free pantry

You’ve seen the little lending libraries. Hopefully you’ve stopped at a few to browse the books available for the taking. Maybe you’ve even helped yourself to one or two. Couldn’t …

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New Performances Added to Salt Lake’s Living Traditions Festival

Salt Lake City’s Living Traditions festival, one of the best places in Utah to celebrate multiculturalism, is in its 34th year. This year the free festival is adding several exciti …

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A collection of beauties: a morning show rehearsal with Municipal Ballet Company

The delightful spring sunshine streams into the windows of Millennium Dance Complex’s windows in Trolley Square, and the Municipal Ballet Company dancers are finishing their daily …

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AARAMBH: An Enchanting Night with Indian Classical Dance

Nidhika and Sonali Loomba dance, but not in the way you’d suspect. The two practice Kathak, a classical dance from Northern India. Based on a Vedic Sanskrit word meaning “story”, K …

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The people and plants are fine

Freak explosion destroys infrastructure at the Green Team Farm Late Sunday night on March 24, the Wasatch Community Gardens’ Green Team Farm in downtown Salt Lake City suffered a c …

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Salt Lake County’s inland port: Helpful or harmful for the Latino community?

Note: This story was originally published on Voices of Utah on March 20, 2019. It has been edited, not for content, but to fit CATALYST’s style.   Elitzer stood in the doorway …

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