CATALYST Weekly Reader June 12 - June 19

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Daughters of Mudson
Downtown Farmers Market Season Opening
Third Annual Plant Sale
Heart & Soul Music Stroll
Glow Yoga with James Hardy
Monday Family Night: Kenshin Taiko (Japanese Drum)
Animal Sketch Night
Owl Prowl with Hawkwatch International
Talia Keys EP Release Party with Marinade and Lady Legs
The Aquarium Age
The Soulshine Tour Ft. Michael Franti & Spearhead
Dear friends & family,

Exciting news: We've received notice from the Society of Professional Journalists/Utah chapter that several of our writers are finalists in the organization's statewide competition.

While at this point we don't know whether we've received honorable mentions, first place awards or something in between, I can at least tell you who the awardees are: Adele Flail, Diane Olson, Katherine Pioli, Alice Toler and Austen Diamond. In addition, apparently CATALYST magazine itself is to be honored.

The awards banquet is June 24. I will let you know in two weeks what we've won, and for which stories.

Now, here are some good goings-on for the week at hand. Also of note, if you like to pay attention to the rhythms of the wise old clocks in the sky: Tonight (Thursday) is the Full Moon, 10:12pm.

Greta Belanger deJong
Editor & publisher

P.S.: Haven't seen the June CATALYST yet? Click here OR pick up a copy in your neighborhood. Thanks for reading, and for supporting CATALYST!
Event picks for
June 12 - June 19

June 13-14, Fri. 8p. Sat. 9p. Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W Broadway. $12/$5 students.
The third annual Daughters of Mudson dance features choreography by Chingl Chang, Brooklyn Draper, Ef
Ún Corado Garcia, Michael Watkiss and Erica Womack. Additional performances by Nathan Shaw and others. 

Sat. June 14, 8a-2p. 

Pioneer Park, 300 S 300 W. Free.   

It's that time of year again for the Downtown Farmer's Market! Spring and early summer crops include greens, herbs, asparagus, strawberries, kale, spinach and more. Shop for your favorite baked goods, locally raised meats, jams and spreads, sauces, and everything else you've come to love from the farmers market.

Sat. June 14, 9a-2p. Conservation Garden Park, 8275 S 1300 W. 


Find the perfect waterwise Utah-friendly plant for your landscape. The "Waffle Love" food truck will be onsite for brunch. Free landscaping classes available throughout the day. 

Sat. June 14, 4p to dusk. Porch bands in the neighborhood starting near 1530 E 2700 S. Free.
Enjoy a Saturday of strolling from band to band through the tree-lined neighborhood, enjoying music and food. Hear a potpourri of bands as residents and Heart & Soul artists collective perform on porches, driveways and lawns. 

Sat. June 14, 8:30-10:30p.  Centered City Yoga, 926 E 900 S. $20/15adv.
Join yoga instructor James Hardy and Centered City Yoga this month for the Jimi Hendrix Glow Yoga Experience
Mon. June 16, Performances at 6 & 7p. 
Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way. Free with garden admission.  
Bring your family and a picnic to enjoy an evening filled with colors, sounds, music and dance from around the world.

Tues. June 17, 5-8p. The Leonardo, 209 E 500 S. Free with purchase of ANIMAL INSIDE OUT ticket anytime after exhibit opening.  
Venture into the ANIMAL INSIDE OUT exhibit after hours and choose from hundreds of different plastinates to illustrate for the evening. Enjoy the exhibit during these quiet after-hours to stop and sketch whichever animal appeals to you. Supplies not included. 


Tues. June 17, 7p. Main City Library, 210 E 400 S. Free. 


A documentary featuring Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, who, horrified by the effects on women's health by anti-abortion laws, sails around the world, providing health services at sea for women with no legal alternative. In the face of governmental, religious and military blockades, Dr. Gomperts bypasses international law and creates an underground network of emboldened, informed activists.

Tues. June 17, 7-10p. 
Swaner EcoCenter, 1258 Center Dr., Park City.
Learn more about owls and which species can be found near your home. Dave Oleyar, Ph.D. and senior scientist with Hawkwatch International will give a presentation on owl biology and species common to the Wasatch. After his talk, the group will grab flashlights and head out to prowl for members of the local owl population. 


Thurs. June 19, 9p. 

The State Room, 638 S State. $10.   


This CD release is a special event where both bands will play full sets of music and then combine at the end for a family jam. Grits Green, Hip Hop with a live band from Ogden is on the bill as well as Michelle Moonshine. It will be a great night to support local music. In addition, everyone who buys a ticket will receive a free copy of the new album.

Blog Updates 
It's another week of retro-fatigue here on Planet Earth. Mercury began its second retrograde phase of 2014 on June 7, and as it reviews its recent past, many of us are likely to review ours. Unfortunately, this retrospective occurs at the end of nearly six months of other retrograde episodes-Venus and Mars dominated the 2014 planetary reassessment. And as a result of this prolonged rehashing of the past, the current Mercury Retrograde has the power to turn moods sour and attitudes dour, which could incite some of us to turn on each other...(read more).
Reader Rewards 
Fri. July 3, 7p (doors 6p). USANA  Amphitheater, 5125 S 6400 W.   

Win 2 FREE tickets valued at $80 to the highly anticipated SOULSHINE TOUR featuring Michael Franti & Spearhead! This concert is expected to quickly sell out, so don't miss this unforgettable opportunity for you and a friend! To be eligible, all you have to do is post a selfie on your Instagram with any CATALYST issue with the #catalystmagazine. Please tag us, too!