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Astrology

The Aquarium Age: April 19 – 25, 2017

Daily life is anything but normal—even Mercury Retrograde, which began on April 10 and persists until May 3, is unfolding with an abnormal rhythm (if such a thing is possible). And …

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The Aquarium Age: April 12-18, 2017

Daily life under the Trump regime continues to lay bare the dark shadows of the collective unconscious—it’s as if the collective aggregation of what Buddhists call the fundamental …

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Arts

A Confession

Playwright on the prowl. I suppose I ought to come clean. Although I didn’t wiretap Donald Trump’s phones (I thought about it, but….), I did (and it wasn’t easy; I have to thank …

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Garden

The Education of Farmer Pete

A visit with Sandhill Farms’ Pete Rasmussen. Sandhill Farms is well-known among Salt Lake-area food lovers and growers. It is the source of over 30 varieties of hardy heirloom culi …

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On the Cover: April 2017

Face Within a Rose by Linda Dalton Walker. I decided that if I could paint that flower on a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty. —Georgia O’Keeffe Oil painter Linda Dalton …

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Entertainment, Think

Slightly Off Center: Man on the Moon

It’s a well-worn cliché that “if we can put a man on the moon, why can’t we [fill in the blank]?” It’s been more than 40 years since we put a man on the moon so then, maybe, if we …

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Utah Legislature Environmental Update

The 2017 General Session of the Utah Legislature ended on March 9, 2017 with new laws that affect Utah’s environment. Some high and low lights: Water Alarmed by last summer’s toxic …

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Metaphors for the Month: April 2017

You cannot directly combat certain energies but you can take energy away from them so they become no longer effective. Osho Zen Tarot: Sorrow, Understanding, Projections Medicine C …

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Arts

Elizabeth, the Dance

University of Utah alumna Ann Carlson makes a name for herself in the modern dance world and returns to SLC to work with Ririe-Woodbury choreographing. Let’s consider, for a moment …

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Briefly Noted: April 2017

What’s new around town. New chiropractor   Dr. Scott Graziosa has always had a love for the mountains, which led him to Salt Lake City after high school. He held his professio …

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Arts, Culture, Enjoy

Sounds of Mali in Utah: Tinariwen and Vieux Fara Touré

Photo by Marie Planeille Two of Mali’s great musical forces are headed to Utah this spring: Grammy-award-winning Tuareg refugee rock and desert blues band Tinariwen and rock-reggae …

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Garden

Pull-Out Garden Guide 2017

This planting guide reflects some of the changes occurring in the modern garden. With the rise of raised beds, intensive planting, vertical gardening and no-till methods, planting …

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Intuitive Arts, Spirituality & Mysticism

A Woman with Spirit

Jung Society of Utah plays host to Lisa Williams, medium. Many young children talk to imaginary friends—but as a child, English-born medium Lisa Williams didn’t realize other child …

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Arts

You Can’t Kill Light

Pilar Pobil: Artist, immigrant, stroke victom, surviving Trump. The week after the presidential election, my mother went to the hospital with a terrible headache. She had a hemorrh …

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Community, Connect, Environmental Politics

Editor’s Notebook: Transformative Change

Reimaginating the systems we can control. Given enough time, Earth will be fine. Our ultimate environmental concern is about saving the people—who, after all, require a healthy pla …

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