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To submit an event to the Community Calendar, the event must meet the following criteria:

  • The event must take place in Utah.
  • The organization promoting the event  must be a qualified 501 (c) (3) charity or political subdivision.
  • The event cannot promote a religious organization or individual.

If your event meets these criteria, click Post Your Event below. Include your contact information in case we have any questions. Otherwise, your event may not get published.

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**Please submit request at least 10-14 days before your event – event listings read  on-air are chosen at random, two weeks prior to the event.**

 

Apr
19
Sat
Inter-Tribal Student Association 42nd Annual Powwow @ University of Utah Olpin Student Union Ballroom
Apr 19 all-day
Inter-Tribal Student Association 42nd Annual Powwow @ University of Utah Olpin Student Union Ballroom

The Inter-Tribal Student Association hosts its 42nd traditional powwow on Saturday, April 19 at the U’s Olpin Student Union. This year’s theme is “Sustaining Our Culture.”

The powwow is an excellent opportunity for communities to come together and join in dance and song.

“This is a long and proud tradition at the U,” says Octavio Villalpando, associate vice president for Equity & Diversity. “It is a wonderful way for the U to support American Indian students and community, honor their contributions and help others learn about their history and culture.”

Day’s Events:

9 a.m. — Registration

11 a.m. — Arena Blessing

Noon — Grand Entry

5 p.m. — Dinner Break

6 p.m. — Grand Entry

10 p.m. — Closing Song

Participants

Host Drum: Midnite Express

Master of Ceremonies (MC): Tyson Shay

Arena Director: Nino Reyes

Spiritual Advisor: Bob Taylor

Head Man: Patrick Willie

Head Woman: Miss American Indian Woman Scholar 2014 (to be announced)

Color Guard: Utah Intertribal Veterans Association

Powwow Etiquette

1. Always stand respectfully during special songs. These include the Grand Entry, flag songs, veteran’s songs or any other song the MC designates. During these songs, men should remove their hats.

2. Pay extra attention to the MC for various announcements about the event and type of dances.

3. Ask permission before taking photos of dancers in regalia. If the photo is for publication or commercial use, this should be explained before the photo is taken.

4. The correct term for a dancer’s outfit is regalia, not costume. Never touch a dancer’s regalia. Many of the ornaments have religious meaning and are cherished family heirlooms.

5. If you see a lost or dropped feather, do NOT pick it up. Notify the nearest staff member, veteran, Head Man Dancer or Arena Director immediately.

6. Pointing with the fingers is considered poor manners by some tribes. If you must point, use your head and nod in the direction you wish to indicate.

7. Feel free to join in the inter-tribal dances by invitation of the MC.

8. Do not ever cross the arena floor! Do not go into drum circles. Stay on the perimeter. If a drum group is singing or about to sing, do not approach the drum.

9. Last of all, powwows are meant to be social events. Make a new friend, eat some food, visit the vendors… have a great time!

If you have any questions about any of the above etiquette or would like to know more, please ask an ITSA member. Also, most dancers, singers, elders and staff are happy to help.

Apr
25
Fri
Three Musketeers @ Utah Children's Theatre
Apr 25 – May 17 all-day
Three Musketeers @ Utah Children's Theatre

Set in the 17th century, The Three Musketeers begins with the adventures of a young man named d’Artagnan who wants to join the Musketeers of the Guard. Through accident he meets Athos, Porthos and Aramis, inseparable friends who live by the motto “all for one, one for all!” The Musketeers must save the king and queen from the evil Cardinal Richelieu and his henchmen.

Ticket Price:$14/person
Group Discounts:
10+ $12/person
25+ $10/person

Showtimes are Fridays at 7 pm and Saturdays at 1 pm and 4:30 pm

May
3
Sat
New Roots Farm Raising @ New Roots Farm
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
New Roots Farm Raising @ New Roots Farm

Please join New Roots with the International Rescue Committee of Salt Lake City for a Farm Raising on May 3rd. Help refugee farmers and gardeners get ready for a productive season by volunteering and donating tools and seeds from noon to 3pm. Stay with us after 3 for food and refreshments and a chance to meet the farmers and hear their inspiring stories. For questions or additional information, please contact Chris Natalie, New Roots VISTA at (801)328-1091 x494 or

May
9
Fri
Red Butte Garden Spring Plant Sale @ Red Butte Garden - Cottam's Grove
May 9 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Red Butte Garden Spring Plant Sale @ Red Butte Garden - Cottam's Grove

More of what you want! Over 60 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash and load of other vegetables. Annuals and perennials. Huge selection of native and water-wise plants, trees, shrubs, grasses, hanging plant arrangements and more. Expert staff to help you.

May
10
Sat
Red Butte Garden Spring Plant Sale @ Red Butte Garden - Cottam's Grove
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Red Butte Garden Spring Plant Sale @ Red Butte Garden - Cottam's Grove

More of what you want! Over 60 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash and loads of other vegetables. Annuals and perennials. Huge selection of native and water-wise plants, trees, shrubs, grasses, groundcovers, hanging plant arrangements and more. Expert staff to help you.