Topic: Community

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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Overcrowding in the Cottonwood Canyons

“Recreation Challenges on Public lands” was the theme of the 24th annual Wallace Stegner Center Symposium held in March. Outdoor recreation constitutes two percent of the U.S. gros …

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Great Old Broad strikes back

Environmental activist Rose Chilcoat has filed a lawsuit against San Juan County, Utah for violating her civil rights. The lawsuit describes falsified charges of trespassing on Uta …

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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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Clever Octopus: A Creative Reuse Haven Turns Two

When Jen Lopez and Sheri Gibb met in a ceramics class at the University of Utah a few years ago, they discovered a shared interest in found objects and reclaimed materials. Dreamin …

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A legacy worth keeping

Legacy Parkway residents are fighting to protect a cherished Utah roadway. In the face of opposing forces they’re not giving up. When North Salt Lake resident Angie Keeton recently …

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Reasons to love your library: Think of them as “resilience centers”

In his book Palaces for the People, sociologist Eric Klinenberg describes how a group of planners met to discuss ways to restore resiliency to 21st century cities. Someone proposed …

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Clear the Air Challenge Kick-Off

Clear the Air Challenge Kick-Off Friday January 12,  2019   Utah’s 10th annual Clear the Air Challenge is underway. The program was created as a method for businesses and indi …

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A day at the fair!

The CATALYST Clean Air Solutions Fair, January 19, was one of the most engaging yet. A huge thank you to all of our exhibitors, donors and volunteers (see next page). And thanks to …

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Caffe Ibis Opens Red Chair

The Red Chair, a project of Caffe Ibis Coffee Roasters, recently opened on the University of Utah’s campus. Located in the first-floor common area of the new Sorenson Arts & Ed …

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Slightly off season

Fall and winter travel is easier than ever, now that daylight saving time lasts longer than daylight losing time. Even after the great fall-back darkness descends, you can find ple …

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As the climate shifts…

Our city and county officials are gearing up for change. We can plainly to see that already climate changes are impact­ing our everyday lives in northern Utah. Over the past three …

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#MeToo musings & a feast

The #MeToo phenomenon has sparked a lot of intimate conversations around the country. Women of all ages are sharing stories with their friends—stories they may have never told anyo …

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