Topic: Culture

Samba Fogo’s origins collide & ignite in CHAMA, featuring Rosangela Silvestre and Mark Lamson April 27, 28, 29, 2017

Beneath the fire, glitter and bikinis, the Afro-Brazilian and Afro-Cuban dance culture of the Orixa tradition holds deep spiritual significance.   The Candomblé Priestess toss …

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(in)Divisible

Our country feels more divided than ever before. People increasingly feel their voices are being ignored. It seems we’ve collectively lost the ability to listen. The playwrights of …

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French immersion preschool & kindergarten

Looking for a unique experience for your preschool- or kindergarten-aged child? Check out La Maison des Enfants–a French immersion program offered by the The University of Utah at …

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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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Persian New Year

Celebrate and ancient rite of spring. Looking for a way to celebrate spring? You might give Norooz (also spelled Nowruz), the celebration of the Persian New Year, a try. An ancient …

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Not One Drop

Difficult families, bad behavior and spiders by Morag Shepherd. Throughout my life, sometimes the only way for me to exit a difficult experience is to psychologically die to—let go …

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CATALYST @ Sundance | Major Lazer Meets Cuba: Give Me Future Review

Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Deering Regan Give Me Future follows EDM band Major Lazer—a DJ trio comprised of Diplo, Jillionaire, and Walshy Fire—during their performa …

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A Feather on the Breath of God

The most compelling character in Western Europe’s revolutionary Twelfth Century was a woman: Hildegard. She was an abbess, a visionary, a composer and a friend of popes and kings, …

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Bob Dylan Unstrung

From one poet to another: Alex Caldiero performs works of the new Nobel laureate. The day the world gasped at the sight of the 2017 American inauguration, poly-artist Alex Caldiero …

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How to Sundance All Year Long

At home or in a theatre, access to great film continues. Whether you hid from the festival that takes over SLC and Park City for 10 days, or you’re heartbroken from not seeing that …

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