Topic: Community

The Trauma of Transformation: Paisley Rekdal’s “Nightingale”

Utah’s poet laureate reads poems next week in Salt Lake City. “Once, I was afraid of being changed. Now that is finished. The lynx has me in its eye, I am already diminished.” …

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Shaping dancers and model citizens: A reflection on the life of arts educator Pearl Wagstaff Garff

A dance, like any great story, has a beginning, middle and end. It begins in stillness. There is a starting shape. Then the story unfolds through sequences of movement with varied …

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Salt Lake hosts U.N. Civil Society Conference

The goal: to achieve inclusiveness and sustainability at the grassroots level in our communites This August, as a board member-representative of U.S. Servas (pronounced Sir-vahs), …

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SLC Arts Council hires new visual arts and community outreach manager

New energy arrives at the Salt Lake City Arts Council, with Sarah Hobin taking the place of Kandace Steadman, who retired last fall to pursue her own art career. Hobin relocated to …

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Changes at Red Lotus/Urgyen Samten Ling

Salt Lake’s Urgyen Samten Ling Buddhist Temple and its movement school, Red Lotus, have moved to a new address, not too far from its last location on Third West. They are now in Ro …

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SLC Sustainability department hellos and goodbyes

Bridget Stuchly has left her position as Salt Lake City Department of Sustainability’s program manager, and now lives in Spain. Supreet Gill, the former Program Manager of the Salt …

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Take the Eat Local challenge – Sept. 7-14

Visiting a farmers market is the easiest way to find locally grown food. Here’s why you should make the effort: “Local” food has different definitions. Some say it’s local within 1 …

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Wednesday, AUGUST 13: ELECTION DAY!

Have you chosen your candidate and mailed or delivered your ballot yet? The race for a new mayor is on. Final election day for primaries is next Tuesday, August 13; then the track …

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Plan B Theatre: Renovating The Post Office

Rabindranath Tagore’s classic theatre fable The Post Office is important for a number of reasons. It’s a significant work written and performed in Tagore’s birth language, Bengali, …

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One small miracle in the healthcare crisis

In the service industry, even a broken arm might mean you can’t go to work. For injured or ill baristas, bartenders, servers, hosts and cooks this may mean weeks, even months of un …

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Environews

BLM headquarters moving to Colorado? Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has requested over $20 million to relocate Bureau of Land Management (BLM) offices from Washington DC to Gra …

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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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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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