Topic: Enjoy

Damn These Heels 2019: Bit

This year the LGBTQ+ film festival in downtown SLC, Damn These Heels, featured a movie on its opening night that was sure to drop some jaws. Whether it be from the gory details, to …

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A weekend with Dirtwire & Poranguí at Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch

Rebuilding a landscape Dust blows up from under my car as I make my way from the small, unsuspecting highway to an even smaller, less-suspecting dirt road to the Boulder Mountain G …

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What’s a sport?

I  see a lot of CrossFit people flipping tires end over end across fields and gym floors in Cache Valley where I live. They might be strong, but don’t they know that it is easier t …

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Deborah Hake Brinkerhoff

Professional Artist As an artist, I paint quickly, intuitively, and work much of the surface at the same time.  The tension of composition as well as the emotional and physical wei …

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Celebrate Womanhood at the Urban Arts Gallery

By Adelina Whitten, CATALYST intern An annual call for submissions leaves the Gateway’s Urban Arts Gallery with a diverse collection of art at the end of the year. Unsurprisingly, …

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On the cover

This month’s cover art is a family treasure. Pilar presented the original painting as a wedding present to CATALYST art director, Polly and her husband, Mark Mottonen. It was still …

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Bee Fest: A celebration of pollination!

June 17-23 , 2019 is “Pollinator Week” and CATALYST leads the way with Bee Fest Saturday, June 15th, 9am – 2pm, at the Green Team Farm 622 W. 100 S. By now, you probably know we ne …

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Utah Arts Alliance’s Dreamscapes

Utah artists and volunteers practice recycling/repurposing for art’s sake Dreams rarely make sense. But frankly, reality doesn’t always make much sense either. The planet’s garbage …

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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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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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AARAMBH: An Enchanting Night with Indian Classical Dance

Nidhika and Sonali Loomba dance, but not in the way you’d suspect. The two practice Kathak, a classical dance from Northern India. Based on a Vedic Sanskrit word meaning “story”, K …

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America’s ancient earthworks

What the prehistoric mounds and myths of North America have in common with Egypt’s pyramids – and together, the bigger story they tell Graham Hancock, the Indiana Jones of journali …

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300 Plates artist Kelie Hess

I work with paint on canvas to create images that provoke positive emotions and ideas that lift one’s soul to a happy place.  Vibrant colors and bold brush strokes to evoke feeling …

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Female directors take the helm for SLAC’s 49th season

and for now, another perspective Theatre folk are often thought to be the cream of the progressive crop, and in many ways, that is true. Good theatre challenges norms, questions th …

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Disneynature’s “Penguins” Film Review

Our favorite tuxedo pals hit the big screen again in an all-new Disneynature documentary called “Penguins.” Intended for the whole family, the 76-minute feature film follows the li …

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