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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

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For millions of Syrians in exile who have already lost their homes, livelihoods and loved ones, the destruction of their country’s cultural heritage is a further cruel twist in a... read more »
Hailey Fort started to help the homeless 4 years ago when she saw someone on the side of the street and asked her mother if there was anything she could do. They bought him lunch and... read more »
On October 2015, I collaborated with an NGO working in Lebanon to produce a film that captures the lives of some of the Syrian refugees through the eyes of the workers. There are now... read more »
In October 2015, I accompanied the humanitarian organisation Medair to eastern Congo, a region in crisis for more than two decades. Medair has been bringing relief to people suffering in... read more »
Following the tragic events in Paris and in solidarity with the people of France, Mosaic of Change projections illuminate the facades of UNESCO Paris with stories of Peace, Hope and... read more »
The UN launched a new app on Thursday that will allow people tucking into a meal to virtually “share” it with a Syrian refugee. The first of its kind, the app is hoped to transform... read more »
Taste of Home (Okus doma) is a social cooperative run by refugees, migrants and volunteers! We are a group of individuals of all ages and backgrounds brought together by a common... read more »
Personal photos and stories from the men, women, and children behind the Syrian Refugee Crisis. We want to shine a more human and personal light onto the historic migration of Syrians... read more »
It's time to take matters into our own hands. Over 2,500 refugees have died crossing the Mediterranean this year. Our leaders have been too slow to act - it's time for us to step up.Our... read more »
I (@GissiSim) shared two photos of a Syrian Refugee and his sleeping daughter selling pens on the streets of Beirut, Lebanon. I was overwhelmed with requests to help this man, so I... read more »
Happy Birthday, Nikola Tesla! Born on July 10, 1856, in Smiljan (now Croatia), engineer, physicist, and futurist Nikola Tesla is among the most radical rule-breakers of science and is... read more »
Sir Nicholas Winton, who organised the rescue of Jewish children from the Holocaust in 1939, has died aged 106, his family said. Winton earned himself the label "Britain's Schindler" for... read more »
JOHANNESBURG – South African business executives who participated in the 702 International CEO Sleep Out initiative said they had been overwhelmed by the experience which aimed to... read more »
Theaster Gates, a potter by training and a social activist by calling, wanted to do something about the sorry state of his neighborhood on the south side of Chicago. So he did,... read more »
Animals Australia is Australia's foremost national animal protection organisation, representing some 40 member societies and thousands of individual supporters. It has an unprecedented... read more »
WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) has been working actively with rural communities to make the switch from dirty and dangerous fuels to renewable energy. With several projects implemented... read more »
Over the centuries Magna Carta (the Great Charter of the Liberties) has influenced kings and statesmen, lawyers and lawmakers, prisoners, Chartists and Suffragettes. But how did this old... read more »
This boy never saw his dad as an inspiration, until he found out his big secret. A son confronts the resentment towards his father only to realise his true intentions. An act of... read more »

You can find more Asian short films at the website of Viddsee.

When Albert Manero was a kid, his parents taught him the importance of making the world a better place. He’s off to a great start. So far, he’s built one bionic limb for a 6-year-old... read more »
To promote their video call center for people with hearing problems, Samsung Turkey came up with a heartwarming stunt and caught it all on camera to create this wonderful ad. Titled... read more »
International Women's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national,... read more »
Mason Wartman left Wall Street to start Rosa’s Fresh Pizza in Philadelphia. But this is no ordinary pizzeria. At Rosa’s, customers can do something very unique: pay forward slices of... read more »
The 88bikes Foundation endows bicycles to girls throughout the world, especially the heroic survivors of human trafficking. The highlight of each endowment is the Moment of Happy, when... read more »
28 year old Yu Pan was born deaf and her husband lost hearing in childhood. The couple works in a hotpot restaurant in Harbin, China. In the restaurant, there are 23 deaf people (near 50%... read more »
On March 3rd, The Drop Box comes to U.S. theaters and shares the story of Jong-rak Lee, a pastor who decided to make it his mission to save abandoned babies left on the streets of... read more »
When the bombs rain down in Syria, the White Helmets - the Syrian Civil Defence - rush in to look for life in the rubble. These firefighters, search and rescue workers and medics are... read more »

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