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Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution, Meet 39 divas of the avian world! September 19, 2015 to January 3, 2016, Natural History Museum of Utah

Indian Art Market, Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 5:00pm, Natural History Museum of Utah - Canyon

Fiddler on the Roof, September 18 to October 3, 7:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday Evenings, 8:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday Evenings, 2:00 p.m. Saturday Matinees, Pioneer Theatre

Green Day's American Idol, Sept. 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 25, 27 at 7:30 pm, Marriott Center for Dance

International Screendance Festival, Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, 2015, University of Utah, Free International Screenings

The British Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces from National Museum Wales, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, August 29 - December 13, 2015

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

Blue Lava in Indonesian Volcano

During the day, the Kawah Ijen volcano in East Java, Indonesia, resembles any other. However, what appears to be electric-blue lava streams down the mountain at night. The unique blue glow is actually a result of the sulfuric gases in the volcano combusting, similar to a natural gas flame. Without the aid of a guide andmotivated by a childhood love of volcanos, photographer Reuben Wu took the arduous journey into the Ijen caldera to photograph the blue pools.

“I had discovered this phenomenon a number of years back on a website belonging to the volcano photographer Martin Rietze and have wanted to go since then. I like the idea of volcanoes being an unstable and volatile part of a landscape, existing as nexuses of both creation and destruction,” said Wu.

More Coverage:

Link 1 (weather.com)

Link 2 (Website of Reuben Wu)

Link 3 (Instagram)

Link 4 (Twitter)


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