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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

Best of Blue Dot by Astronaut Alexander Gerst

This image gallery features the best images taken by ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Alexander Gerst during his Blue Dot mission as chosen by his followers on Facebook.

Alexander spent six months on the International Space Station in 2014 to run experiments for scientists on Earth and maintain the weightless research station. His tasks included a spacewalk to upgrade a power supply, overseeing the arrival of ATV Georges Lemaître and installing a new furnace to research metal alloys.

Together with crewmates NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman and Russian commander Maxim Suraev, Alexander took thousands of images of Earth from the Cupola observatory in his free time.

More Coverage:

Link 1 (Best of Blue Dot)

Link 2 (Blue Dot Mission)

Link 3 (Alexander Gert's webpage)

Strait of Gibrater:

Earth glinting in the sun:

River in Kazakhstan:

Gas field:

Deutsche Bucht:

Berlin:

Great Britain:

From Spain to Italy in a single glimpse:

Saratovskaya oblast:

The road from Moscow to St. Petersburg:

Majestic Chile:

Wolkenwirbel:

Beautiful Alps:

Scotland:

Europe at night:

Northern Europe:

The big picture:

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