Topic: Connect

An Earth Day Event Compendium For 2018

The first observance of Earth Day in 1970 is often regarded as the beginning of the mainstream environmental movement, in which citizens and lawmakers took up issues of clean air a …

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Bee Fest 2018 Call for Exhibitors, Volunteers, Sponsors

If you have any ideas, or a desire to lend a helping hand, please fill in this form HERE. As we approach CATALYST’s first time presenting Bee Festival 2018, on June 16 at the Wasat …

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Bee Festival 2018

Bring on another festival! In January, CATALYST put on the Clean Air Solutions Fair, with assistance from a crackerjack team of excellent volunteers. While it was lots of work that …

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Briefly Noted: Handy App to Reduce Food Waste, Feed More People

Growing, processing, packaging and transporting food requires a lot of energy and results in more pollution than we might imagine. In America, we waste 40% of the food that is grow …

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Briefly Noted: Recycle Glass at DABC’s 300 West Wine Store

Utah’s DABC has partnered with Momentum Recycling to bring Utah its first ever glass-recycling center at a DABC store. Check out the Wine Store near the 300 West Costco and you’ll …

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Briefly Noted: Bags to Beds

How does one turn 500 plastic bags into a comfortable sleeping mat? U of U studfetns had the answer at the Clean Air Solutions Fair. They collect plastic bags and then cut and tie …

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Utah Students Organize March for Our Lives SLC

All invited to attend 11am Saturday march, starting at West High In the wake of the massacre of 17 students in the Parkland, Florida school shooting on February 14, 13 students fro …

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Blazing the trail between East and West: Afghan musician Qais Essar’s return to SLC

Chris Rivera Photography Of the many valiant attempts to bridge Eastern and Western worlds, some are less intentional than others. And sometimes those uncalculated attempts end up …

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Environews: Breathing Stories

Just in time for the 2018 Utah Legislature General Session, Torrey House Press published a chapbook called Breathing Stories: Utah Voices for Clean Air (see CATALYST, January 2018 …

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On the Cover: March 2018

Muley Point, Bears Ears National Monument,” Ruby Pluhar. Ruby Pluhar’s work explores the human relationship to universal space. She has an interest in landscape, especially in loca …

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Slightly Off Center: Logan is Horribly Wonderful

For the most part, Logan is horribly average which is mostly good. People who have stayed here too long, present company included, like to find things to complain about, but that’s …

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A Defining Moment

In this era of white, homegrown terrorism, it’s time to step into the fray—that messy, alchemical place where hard conversations happen and new levels of action are executed. I am …

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2006 Revisited: Thoughts on Smokefree Clubs

Editor’s note: While browsing through old issues of CATALYST, we came upon this “About Town” piece from March of 2006. Staff millennials, foreign to the days of smokey bars, restau …

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Briefly Noted: March 2018

What’s new around town. SLC Qi Community Acupuncture moves SLC Qi Community Acupuncture has moved from its original 900 South location closer to downtown, occupying space in the Ut …

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HEAL Utah & DRAW Inc. present: Breathe exhibit by Elisabeth Bunker

On February 16th DRAW Inc. is teaming up with HEAL Utah to focus on something everyone is affected by, the inversion in Salt Lake. Works by Elisabeth Bunker, a local oil painter, w …

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