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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

'Space Flowers' on the International Space Station

For anyone who’s ever struggled to keep a plant alive on their desk, if you don’t feel incompetent enough already, you should probably know that astronauts have just grown perfect zinnias on the International Space Station (ISS). You know, that place with zero sunlight and microgravity conditions that are known to do weird things to biological processes. Astronaut Scott Kelly and his orbiting colleagues managed such a feat is really exciting, because it hints at what might be possible on a lunar, or perhaps even Martian, settlement in the not-so-distant future.

The plastic-wrapped Veggie system provides LED lighting and nutrients for the plants inside, and relies on the surrounding cabin environment to maintain optimal temperature and carbon dioxide levels. But as sophisticated as the technology is, the months-long journey from seed to flower has been anything but hands-off for the crew.

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