Topic: Arts

Cultural riches: Adopt-A-Native-Elder rug show & sale goes digital on November 12, 2020

Linda Myers, a Utah native and Park City resident, has provided traditional Navajo elders in southern Utah and northern Arizona life-saving supplies for three decades. Her work beg …

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CATALYST Previews TEDxSaltLakeCity 2020: (Un)Conventional Wisdom

2020 has been an exceptionally unconventional year, so it makes sense for TEDxSLC to focus on “unconventional wisdom” for this year’s theme. TEDxSLC 2020, happening on September 19 …

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On the Cover: Owl Eyes by Phil Lewis

Phil Lewis channels a deep connection to natural wonder—awesome wildlife, epic mountains, and vast landscapes—into vibrant art and inspired goods. As a visual artist, Phil digitall …

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On the Cover: Paradox by Taylor Yingshi Wang

Taylor Yingshi is an emerging artist who hopes to use her art as a vessel to express the emotions of growing up as part of an interconnected, socially conscious generation. Yingshi …

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Personal space: Kids need it, too

Says author of Plan-B Theatre’s new children’s play, Presenting: Super Cat and Reptile Robot. My husband and I moved from the Bay Area to Salt Lake City four years ago because we h …

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Using the camera as a tool for healing: Sky Hopinka’s maɬni – towards the ocean, towards the shore

Lush, green forests of the Pacific Northwest immerse viewers in nature. A Chinookan woman with long, inky black hair named Sweetwater Sahme stands beside a waterfall. We’ve learned …

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On the cover: Dig by Rebecca Campbell

Native Utahn Rebecca Campbell received her MFA in painting and drawing in June 2001 from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has exhibited nationally and internationally …

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On the cover: Mother Descent, by Day Schildkret of Morning Altars

I am devoted to the pursuit of impermanent beauty and how that can become nourishment for life to continue. As an artist, my eye is often drawn toward the fallen and my hands yearn …

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“Time” steeped in time

An impressionistic portrait of love and waiting. At the time of my writing this review, January’s Sundance Film Festival is likely all but forgotten by most people. Writers, direct …

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Poetry needed now more than ever

Literary and performance poet Glenis Redmond’s virtual visit on Thursday , May 7. Say what you want about poetry. Complain that it’s deceptively complicated. Complain about the tea …

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Constant Creation + Community = Project apART

From college students to office workers to medical professionals, social isolation has taken its toll. Everyday tasks and line items like commuting to work, cafes, and walking to c …

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On the cover: Quarantini, by Ruth Plummer

The “Quarantini” cocktail picks were created by Atomic Kraftworks of Venice, CA because sometimes we just need a little sense of humor to get through times like this. Atomic Kraftw …

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Poetry month celebration

Eleven poetry boxes are placed throughout the University of Utah’s Red Butte Garden. This month and next, they contain the winning poems of Red Butte Garden’s annual Poetry Month c …

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Moth Boy by Marcee Blackerby (1944-2019)

Marcee liked working with found objects, thriving in the chaos of mixed media art.  She felt there is a kind of kinetic energy that develops when combining like with unlike, creati …

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CATALYST at Sundance 2020: Acasă, My Home

Journalist Radu Ciorniciuc set out to make his first film documentary. Four years later, he was leading an entire social project. In this year’s World Documentary Special Jury awar …

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