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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

The Best Science Images of 2015 from Nature Journal

NASA’s New Horizons probe won headlines and hearts this year as it sent back pictures of Pluto from the edges of the Solar System. But NASA scientists were not the only ones with images for us to wonder over. Animals at war, shock waves made visible and close-ups of objects normally beyond the limits of our vision were among the shots that caught the eye of Nature’s art team.

For your information, Nature is the world's most cited scientific journal. It has an online readership of about 3 million unique readers per month and a weekly circulation of around 53,000 but studies have concluded that on average a single copy is shared by as many as eight people. [Wikipedia]

For more information of the best science images of 2015, please visit the website of Nature.

Reptile warfare - the biggest lizards on Earth, Komodo dragons, stage brutal fights over territory in Indonesia:

Spooky Slice - This image is a slice of the papyrus plant through the ‘vascular bundles’ that plants use to transport fluids through their tissues:

Going Viral - Researchers showed that powerful X-ray free-electron lasers could reconstruct a single particle of the giant virus:

Space Bubble - this ghostly vision is a planetary nebula — the gently glowing remnants of a dying star:

Strike One - this long-exposure image captures the aftermath of a researcher-elicited lightning event:

Skin Deep - this disco-map of the human body catalogues the chemicals and microbes found on the largest of all organs: the skin:

Martian Flow - the strongest evidence so far of liquid brine at the surface of Mars:

Clouded View - the eruption of the Calbuco volcano in Chile:

Caught in a Trap:

Silk Sheets - the vast expanse of silk created by spiders on a meadow in Balatonfökajár in Hungary:

Magellanic Magic - the Planck satellite provided a fresh view of the Large Magellanic Cloud (dark dots, centre) and the Small Magellanic Cloud (bottom left) — two galaxies close to our own Milky Way:

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