September 2014

 

BY Staff

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August 30, 2014

July CATALYST’s story on Salt Lake’s iconic bookstore, the Cosmic Aeroplane, (“Cosmic Aeroplane: A Love Story,” a memoir by James Taylor) stirred many memories among the over-40 locals, and was a counterculture history lesson for everyone else. One pla …

BY Staff

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August 30, 2014

At 16 I found myself taking that shaming walk to the school principal’s office, a place I had never been before. I was always a good student, and never talked back to my teachers or other students. The reason for this trip was a mystery to me. However, …

BY Pax Rasmussen

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August 30, 2014

I’ve always thought of myself as an outsider, in the general sense, if not the particular. I’ve usually had a small circle of friends, in which I definitely felt included, but I’ve seen myself as “outside” of society as a whole. More than an outsider, …

BY Staff

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August 30, 2014

Artspace Solar Gardens, 850 South 400 West, spans a city block on the west side of downtown Salt Lake City. This mixed use building has over 100 tenants and includes residential and commercial space. The residents of this building enjoy the benefit of …

BY Katherine Pioli

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August 30, 2014

Bee-created products, more than just honey, have been used by humans for millennium as healing remedies. Called apitherapy, this alternative medicine encompasses the use of pollen, propolis, raw honey, royal jelly, and bee venom. None of these products …

BY Sophie Silverstone

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August 30, 2014

What’s new around town. —by Sophie Silverstone and Jim Hensler Muralists, paint, and community support needed to help save Sugar House artist warehouses, Wasa Laza The warehouses tucked away between 500 E. and 600 E. on 2100 S., deemed “Wasa Laza,” hav …

BY Amy Brunvand

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August 30, 2014

A new season of Dance: 2014-15 season preview —by Amy Brunvand The chill of fall is in the air and it’s time to order your season tickets. I know that sounds like a big commitment, but you should do it anyway. When you buy season tickets, performing ar …

BY Amy Brunvand

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August 30, 2014

Environmental news from around the state and the West. —by Amy Brunvand Happy 50th birthday to the Wilderness Act, signed into law September 3, 1964. It makes sense that Wilderness is a Virgo — a loner, uncomfortable in crowds, annoyed by vulgarity, st …

BY Dennis Hinkamp

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August 30, 2014

The future. —by Dennis Hinkamp The news headlines have been so depressing lately I’m thinking positive thoughts and focusing on a brighter future. This is the headline news I predict we’ll see in the near future. Amazon and Google Merge and Launch Prev …

BY Charlotte Bell

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August 30, 2014

Barre to blankets.—by Charlotte Bell During grade school, my sisters and I took ballet classes. We studied at the Cincinnati Conservatory with a lovely young dancer named Donna Ficker. A year or two into our lessons we had to find a new teacher when Do …

BY Suzanne Wagner

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August 30, 2014

It’s difficult to stay centered right now. Do it anyway. —by Suzanne Wagner Osho Zen Tarot: Turning In, Possibilities Medicine Cards: Grouse, Mountain Lion Mayan Oracle: Cimi, Ik, Organic Balance Ancient Egyptian Tarot: The Moon, Four of Cups Aleister …