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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

Air Bonsai | Create Your "Little Star"

Air Bonsai is a floating star. How would you like to plant your country's very own bonsai and make a wish on that "little star"?

There are Gods who bless us with colorful seasons on the islands of Japan. The Japanese people cherish this blessing. They live and prosper by making little wishes on great nature and stars. People from around the globe also make wishes on twinkling stars. We believe mankind desires to one day, shine bright like these celestial fragments.

These “little stars” are called Air Bonsai in Japan. Grow and nurture your floating “little star” and watch it thrive! It is only the beginning and the story will continue.

Air Bonsai is comprised of two components: the top half “little star” and bottom half “energy base”. It is a very simple “do-it-yourself” kit. You have the mossy “little star” ready for transplanting your favorite plant. The “energy base” that conducts magnetic energy makes your plant float and rotate. The porcelain for the “energy base” is made of traditional Japanese “Imari”. Mass production is achieved through use of molds for this basic kit. The handmade version of “energy base” is also available, with four designs – “Shiro-tsubaki, Suzu-mushi, Kona-yuki, and Kuro”.

For more information about this project, please visit Kickstarter.

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