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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

Pre-Concert Lecture: Chamber Music Society of Salt Lake City Vienna Piano Trio, Monday, September 14, 2015, 6:30 - 7:30pm, Gardner Hall - David P. (DGH), Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Room number: DGH 270

Chamber Music Society of Salt Lake City Vienna Piano Trio, Monday, September 14, 2015, 7:30 - 8:30pm, Libby Gardner Concert Hall

Utah Philharmonia, Thursday, September 17, 2015, 7:30 - 8:30PM, Libby Gardner Concert Hall

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

Rice-straw Sculptures in Japan

A big, spectacular dinosaur sculpture is attracting huge crowd of those visiting Uwasekigata Park in Niigata City’s Nishikan Ward. The sculpture is unique for it is created from rice-straw leftovers. The sculpture is a part of ‘Wara Art’ or rice-straw festival, celebrated every August 31st.

The dinosaur sculpture, created Amy Goda, a local artist, is fetching praise on social media sites as well. The festival is meant to give meaningful form to straws left after harnessing rice. Various artists build elaborate straw sculptures over wooden frames to make them more interactive.

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