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Preparatory Division String Camp, June 20-24, Ages 6-9 and 9-12. Registration deadline is May 20th. Preparatory Division, Tanner Dance and Youth Theatre Arts Passport, June 27 - July 1, Create an original performance work to be presented at the Tanner Dance Building. Preparatory Division International Piano Festival, July 26 - July 29, Musicianship, ukulele, and choir classes. University of Utah, School of Music.

Home in Their Eyes: Images and Stories of Home by Residents in Rural China, Friday, March 25 – Thursday, June 2, 2016, J. Willard Marriott Library 3rd Floor

Salt Dance Fest 2016 brings together internationally renowned dance artists and dance makers Jeanine Durning, Alex Ketley and Jennifer Nugent, along with esteemed SLC dance artists Daniel Charon, Molly Heller and Stephen Koester for two weeks of moving, collaborating, dance making and the lively exchange of ideas, June 6-17, 2016.

Summer Chamber Music Workshop, Matt Zalkind, June 26 - 30, 2016, Hasse Borup, Director, Open for serious string and piano players, age 12 - 26,  School of Music, University of Utah

University of Utah Department of Ballet Summer Intensive, June 20 - July 15, 2016. Join us for an exciting four-week ballet intensive with internationally recognized faculty and guest artists.

Performance Calendar of 2015 - 2016 Season, Department of Ballet, University of Utah

Performance Calendar of 2015 - 2016 Season, Department of Modern Dance, University of Utah

Natural History Museum of Utah 2015 Lecture Series

College of Fine Arts, University of Utah

Posts in agriculture

This April, IKEA is introducing an indoor gardening series that lets you grow your own tasty lettuce and herbs in water. Developed in collaboration with agricultural scientists in... read more »
As the world's population grows and the effects of climate change come into sharper relief, we'll have to feed more people using less arable land. Molecular biologist Jill Farrant... read more »
Boost your gardening cred with Opcom Link's Farm Cube, a $4,000 indoor plant incubator with related app that helps you grow your favorite vegetables. It utilizes LED growth lights (sun),... read more »
Echoing the recent film The Martian, which sees an astronaut grow potatoes to feed himself after he is stranded on the Red Planet, NASA scientists will experiment with growing potatoes... read more »
Stone Age rock art, as well as ancient Egyptian iconography dating back to 2400 BCE, has hinted at our millennia-long partnership with honeybees, Apis mellifera. And now, researchers... read more »
“65 is the average age of farmers, and there are not enough young farmers to replace them. How did we get here?”* In the summer of 2015, Eva Verbeeck asked me to join her on a trip... read more »
When a sprawling new "vegetable factory" of Spread Co. opens near Kyoto, Japan in 2017, it will be the first farm with no farmers. Robots will plant lettuce seeds, transplant them, raise... read more »
ʻĀINA (pronounced "eye-nah") means “That Which Feeds Us” in the Hawaiian language. The film highlights a way to address some of the most pressing environmental and health crises... read more »
London’s first underground farm has begun growing herbs in a disused Second World War bunker. Growing Underground, the capital’s only subterranean farm, will start trading to... read more »
The central route of China's South-to-North Water Diversion Project officially became operational on Friday, December 12. The project can divert 9.5 billion cubic meters of water... read more »
An extraordinary plant that produces both tomatoes and potatoes has been developed in the UK. Just one of these bad boys can grow more than 500 sweet cherry tomatoes above the ground,... read more »
It will soon be Halloween and the pumpkin growing season is full underway in and round Zurich. Switzerland is not normally associated with the record for the biggest pumpkin in the world... read more »
Gardener George Wall thought he was going quackers after spotting two tomatoes growing in his greenhouse - in the shape of RUBBER DUCKS. The stunned 80-year-old picked the bizarrely-shaped... read more »

Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman created a giant Rubber Duck that became a sensation around the world. For your interest, here is link to the post (Sept. 4) on his artworks.

A group of inmates on Gorgona, a remote prison island off the coast of Italy have started producing their own wine, making them perhaps the country's most unlikely vintners.Through the... read more »
Peter Glazebrook holds several world records for giant vegetables. Recently he unveiled the world’s largest cauliflower weighing a colossal 27.485kg (60.54lb) ... read more »

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