On the Cover: May 2017

Invitation by Brian Bean. Magic. I try to catch it. Trying to conjure a world from canvas and paint, or paper and pencil, taps into an elemental place of play and imagination. The …

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Slightly Off Center: May 2017

Cheer up, snowflakes. I know that my fellow snowflakes are going through the typical stages of grief associated with the loss of a loved one. Our loved one was not Barak Obama so m …

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Environews: May 2017

Environmental news from around the state and the West. “The biosphere gave rise to the human mind, the evolved mind gave rise to culture, and culture will find the way to save the …

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Editor’s Notebook: May 2017

Racoons and rallies. 1:47am. I am awakened by a “thud!” near my head. Hm. Something on the roof. Scratching sound at the window. Malia the little dog is barking her head off. I rai …

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What Are you Reading For?

Overcoming ignorance, one book at a time. I just got back from a road trip to the Redwoods and Portland with my brother. The best part of Redwood National Park was closed because o …

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Nature, Permaculture

Red Butte’s Waterwise Terraces

Climb into the Salt Lake foothills for lessons in conservation and beauty. Gardeners, prepare for a seduction of the senses: After over five years of planning and two years of cons …

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Community Profiles

Taking the Green (Career) Path

A conversation with six Utahns who have found their way in the new economy, and some who help others find green paths as well. As a recent grad from the University of Utah’s Enviro …

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Nature

Man and Mushroom: Bryn Dentinger

Explorer of Earth’s mycological mysteries — and new Curator of Mycology at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Dr. Bryn Dentinger, recent arrival to the University of Utah’s academ …

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Arts, Connect, Entertainment

Jethro Tull Kicks off Red Butte Garden Concert Season May 23

Salt Lake’s summer concert season at Red Butte Garden begins May 23rd with the legendary ’70s blues rock band Jethro Tull – launching their 2017 world tour and marking their 50th a …

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Community, Social Justice, Yoga

Localist: Yogi Jessamyn Stanley visits Salt Lake City

Touring for her new book, Everybody Yoga, Instagram yogi from North Carolina, Jessamyn Stanley came to the Main Salt Lake Public Library, not only to chat with us about her book bu …

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