Topic: Enjoy

Cultural riches: Adopt-A-Native-Elder rug show & sale goes digital on November 12, 2020

Linda Myers, a Utah native and Park City resident, has provided traditional Navajo elders in southern Utah and northern Arizona life-saving supplies for three decades. Her work beg …

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Another thing I didn’t do this year: Treasure your memories

I can’t remember many specific dates since March 15th and that’s okay. Turns out you really don’t look at the calendar so much as you feel your way through the year on the braille …

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CATALYST Previews TEDxSaltLakeCity 2020: (Un)Conventional Wisdom

2020 has been an exceptionally unconventional year, so it makes sense for TEDxSLC to focus on “unconventional wisdom” for this year’s theme. TEDxSLC 2020, happening on September 19 …

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On the Cover: Owl Eyes by Phil Lewis

Phil Lewis channels a deep connection to natural wonder—awesome wildlife, epic mountains, and vast landscapes—into vibrant art and inspired goods. As a visual artist, Phil digitall …

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Resmaa Menakem’s book My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathways to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies is about practice, not just concepts

When Menakem was a young boy, his grandmother would often ask him to rub her sore hands. One day, he asked why her hands were so different from his, why her fingers were so thick. …

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Utah’s mycophile nexus: meet the mushroom people

There’s a word for it in the Potawatomi language: puhpowee, the force that causes mushrooms to push up from the earth overnight. We’re lucky to have fungi—a whole kingdom of organi …

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Stephen King’s Groundhog Day

Maybe if we could start over and rebrand 2020 as the Corvid Pandademic it would seem cuter and tolerable. Who wouldn’t like to be overwhelmed with frolicking magpies and pandas? As …

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What’s new: Stories … and babies

Welcome to our fifth exclusively online edition. We’re excited to see readership numbers go­ing up each month—you are finding us! Please help spread the word. This month Amy Brunva …

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On the Cover: Paradox by Taylor Yingshi Wang

Taylor Yingshi is an emerging artist who hopes to use her art as a vessel to express the emotions of growing up as part of an interconnected, socially conscious generation. Yingshi …

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Phony: Remembrances of phone systems past.

Felt deeply sad at the end of the month as I watched the clock grind to midnight. With one eye on the phone and one on the clock I was waiting for the flat line of my land line. Af …

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Personal space: Kids need it, too

Says author of Plan-B Theatre’s new children’s play, Presenting: Super Cat and Reptile Robot. My husband and I moved from the Bay Area to Salt Lake City four years ago because we h …

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Using the camera as a tool for healing: Sky Hopinka’s maɬni – towards the ocean, towards the shore

Lush, green forests of the Pacific Northwest immerse viewers in nature. A Chinookan woman with long, inky black hair named Sweetwater Sahme stands beside a waterfall. We’ve learned …

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In Conversation with the filmmakers of the documentary, Mucho Mucho Amor, about beloved astrologer Walter Mercado

Courtesy of Sundance Institute One might say the stars aligned for the young singer, dancer, actor and medium, Walter Mercado, whose career as a worldwide astrology sensation start …

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On the cover: Dig by Rebecca Campbell

Native Utahn Rebecca Campbell received her MFA in painting and drawing in June 2001 from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has exhibited nationally and internationally …

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What you’ll find in this issue.

It’s not as if all the regular shenanigans and triumphs that usually make the news are nonexistent, now that pandemics and social injustices and awakenings command the headlines: T …

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