Topic: Community Profiles

Quiet Heroes: the only two doctors who would serve SLC’s AIDS/HIV community in the 80’s

Studded with local heroes and familiar downtown scenery, Quiet Heroes made for the perfect film to officially kick off the 15th Annual Damn These Heels Film Festival weekend. Direc …

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Sarah DeGraw & the Odd Jobs celebrate first album release at Clubhouse SLC

Sarah DeGraw & the Odd Jobs captivated a crowd during their debut album release June 23 with a combination of menacing and warm sounds that are commanding, yet inviting. Everyt …

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Breaking Barriers While Breaking Fast

Photo courtesy of Jenny Wilson and The Emerald Project The sun is completing its daily routine outside the window of Cedars of Lebanon, tucked in the middle of downtown Salt Lake. …

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A Sifu’s Story

Standing on sacred ground. Toni Lock started practicing tai chi 20 years ago after a dear friend and “soul sister” said she should try it. She had been teaching aerobics at the tim …

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At Home with Pilar Pobil

A visit to Pilar’s is a rich, multi-layered feast for the senses. Color, light, music in the air and her everpresent canine companion, Casper, all greet you along with Pilar’s open …

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October 2017 On the Cover: Brad Overton

This Virgin of Guadalupe Katrina Calavera is one of my favorites. And some Guadalupano friends have sent me their approval which I appreciate as a true blessing. The syncretism of …

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Good Grief: After 20 years, OR show moves to Denver

No I don’t mean, good grief, they’re gone! I want to talk about the type of grief for good. Because the kind of grief that you don’t make something good out of is just a drag. As I …

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On the road with BLM paleontologist Alan Titus

  An open letter to Secretary Zinke For five hours I drove from Capitol Hill, in Salt Lake City, through the same famous redrock landscapes you flew over—Bryce Canyon, Kodachr …

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Report from Dark Mountain: An encounter with Paul Kingsnorth

“Ecocide demands a response. That response is too important to be left to politicians, economists, conceptual thinkers, number crunchers; too all-pervasive to be left to activists …

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University of Utah opens new mindfulness clinic

Many mindfulness meditation centers are studying what seems to have become the great hope of alternative medicine. But here in Salt Lake City, we may now have not only the newest, …

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An awakening in Salt Lake healthcare?

University of Utah opens new mindfulness clinic Eric looks on as Michael Riquino and Sarah Priddy, UofU social work PhD students,experiment in the lab. Many mindfulness meditation …

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On the Cover: John deJong | July 2017

Photo by John deJong.This month’s cover picture was taken from the top of a small butte overlooking the junction of Nielson Wash and the Fremont River, half way between Hanksville …

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After a lifetime of living in Utah, Claudia Draper is leaving town

Claudia Draper, the personal organizer and feng shui practitioner, is known to her clients as a “compassionate” clutter clearer. “The bond between person and their possessions is s …

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Perennial onions Easy and yummy!

Let’s face it, sometimes it’s nice to have food plants just grow. No buying, no planting, no coddling, those are some of the wonders of growing perennial onions. Oh yes, they also …

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The Krishna Garden

A community permaculture food forest in the making The Krishna Food Forest is an urban story of reclaiming the land for the benefit of the a whole community. Six years ago the prop …

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