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September 3rd - 10th
The Nation's 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: George Zornick
Thurs., September 3, 7-9p
Main City Library Auditorium, 210 E 400 S 

Topic: The 2016 Presidential Race. George Zornick is The Nation's Washington editor. Prior to joining The Nation, George was senior reporter/blogger for He worked as a researcher for Michael Moore's Sicko and as an associate producer on The Media Project for the Independent Film Channel.
Crossing Over with John Edward
Thurs., September 3, 8-10p
Marriott City Center, 220 State St.

On his internationally syndicated talk shows, Crossing Over with John Edward and John Edward Cross Country, Edwards connects people with loved ones who have passed on. Compelling, often startling and occasionally humorous, John's down-to-earth approach has earned him a vast and loyal following.
Dubwise w/ Joe Nice, illoom, Ethics, Bonneville

Fri., September 4, 10p-2a
Urban Lounge, 241 S 500 E
$10/$5 before 10:30


As Dubwise rapidly approaches their 9 year anniversary, they saw it fitting to pay homage to their roots by bringing back one of the pioneers of US Dubstep, the mighty Joe Nice.


Fri., September 4, 7-8p
Red Lotus School of Movement, 740 S 300 W

Tai Chi Chu'an is translated as "supreme ultimate fist" and is classified as an "internal" martial art style. Its origins are obscure, but it is generally believed that some form of Tai Chi has been performed for the past several thousand years.

Alta Ski Area Tree Planting
Sat., September 5, 8a-1p
Albion Grill, Alta Ski Area
Discover a whole new side of Alta by helping plant 1,500 native trees along with the Alta Environmental Center. Breakfast and coffee provided by Starbucks, Einstein Bros Bagels, and KIND Healthy Snacks. Volunteers needed (14+).

Registration Required:
Joe Hill Centennial Celebration
Sat., September 5, noon-10p
Sugar House Park, 1300 E 2100 S

An all-day music festival commemorating the 100th anniversary of the execution of musician, artist and labor activist Joe Hill. The event features Judy Collins, Guy Davis, Mischief Brew, Rio Bravo Conjunto, David Rovics, Anne Feeney, Mark Ross and others.

Mindful Yoga Collective: 
Sunday Meditation
Sun., September 6, 7-8:30p
Mindful Yoga Collective, 223 S 700 E
Free, donations accepted

Join Charlotte and Marlena for an informal once-a-month mindfulness gathering for experienced and novice meditators.
Immersion into the Upanishads with Balanz WellBEING Studio

Mondays, September 7-October 7, 6-8p
Spa Balanz, 2020 E 3300 S

Join Jnana Yoga SLC for a 6 week immersion into the divine teachings and practices of India's sacred scriptures: The Upanishads.

Wasatch Jazz Project: Big Band Tuesdays @ Gallivan

Tues., September 8, 7-9:30p
Gallivan Center, 239 S Main St.

Dance to Utah's premier big band, playing swing favorites and jazz greats. Free dance lessons  7-7:30p.

"Passages and Pathways" Opening Reception @ Springville Museum

Wed., September 9, 7-8:30p
The Springville Museum, 126 E 400 S

See what glass can do in the hands of the masters. Featuring artwork of Jack Bowman, Dan Cummings, Mark Degraffenreid, Jenkyn Powell, Kerry Transtrum, Stephen Teuscher and Brian Usher.

The Nation 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: Katha Pollitt

Thurs., September 10, 7-9p
Main City Library Auditorium, 210 E 400 S

Topic: Reproductive Rights. Katha Pollitt is well known for her wit and her keen sense of both the ridiculous and the sublime. Her award-winning "Subject to Debate" column appears every other week in The Nation.

Registration recommended: 
Blog Updates 
It would be wise to make "There's something for everyone" your mantra this week-and while you're at it, the next several weeks as well. The planets are busy changing direction, which means many might find it necessary to recalibrate plans and schedules. But more importantly, beneath this busy astral buzz the wild and the wacky continue to coalesce into the weird. A good attitude about other peoples' choices, especially their emotional eccentricities and idiosyncratic behavior, is essential. Do not pass Go until you've located your anti-judgment pills...(read more).