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March – April 2014
Join Andy Jones from Djembe Direct and the African Heartwood Project and his large collection of drums to play, beat, and learn about African drumming and dancing. Audience members are invited on stage to experience the sound and feel of dozens of different drums. Then, try their hand at the cultural dancing styles of West Africa. This show is the most “hands-on” show of the year as the audience is involved right from the curtain call.
Ready, Set, Go! The wildly popular Electric Car Derby is back at The Leonardo. Use your inner Da Vinci to build your own mini electric car using real motors, batteries, cardboard, sticks, straws, rubber bands, wheels, and more. Fun for kids, even more for adults. Trophies will be awarded to high performers, so get tinkering!
The Jung Society of Utah presents:
The Alchemy of the Inner Marriage
“Consciousness is trying to move from power to love.”
Carl Jung believed that the culmination of the Soul’s journey is the inner marriage of the opposites within the psyche: masculine/feminine; conscious/unconscious; divine/human. The essence of individuation is the alchemical transformation from Ego -centered consciousness to the Soul- centered consciousness of the Sacred Inner
Join us for an evening of myth, dreaming, storytelling, poetry, lecture and dialogue as we explore the creative, transformative, and visionary potential of the conscious
Feminine and Masculine within each of us. Drawing on the work of Carl Jung, Marion Woodman, Robert Johnson, and John Sanford, we will investigate how the Feminine and Masculine archetypes, in both their positive and negative aspects, inform our sense of meaning, purpose and wholeness, the quality of our relationships, and our ability to tend to the “soul of the world” in the face of seemingly insurmountable. Theresa Holleran L.C.S.W is a Depth Psychotherapist, teacher, and facilitator with over 38 years of experience. She has taught graduate courses in Transpersonal Psychology, Eco-psychology, and Process Work, and has co-created national and international retreats and sacred journeys in both urban and wilderness settings on themes of embodied healing and transformation, suffering, wisdom and resilience, and the Sacred Inner Marriage. Her work is predicated on knowing that each person has an inherent destiny that can be revealed through the exploration of the unconscious and its effects on consciousness, and that personal individuation is directly tied to the fate of our planet.
Time: 7-9pm (mingle time before and after)
U of U Union Building,
200 S Central Campus Drive
SaltAir Room (2nd floor)
Cost: free (donations welcome)
All mental health professionals are eligible to receive one complimentary CE
More information on www.jungutah.com
Mormonism is often seen as a religion of conformity, with a hierarchy in tight control of members’ beliefs and behavior. Yet this perspective misses a rich tradition of intellectual independence and principled dissent. With an eye to the present and future, the University of Utah’s Tanner Humanities Center will offer a unique Symposium on the lives and legacies of Sterling M. McMurrin, Obert C. Tanner, and Lowell L. Bennion. All events are free and open to the public. More information at www.thc.utah.edu.
To keynote the symposium, Professor Kathleen Flake (Richard L. Bushman Chair of Mormon Studies at the University of Virginia) will deliver the 23rd annual Sterling McMurrin Lecture on Religion and Culture. In her lecture, titled “The LDS Intellectual Tradition: A Study on Three Lives,” Flake will consider the intellectual loves and conflicts of McMurrin, Tanner, and Bennion in relation to the religious culture out of which they came.
“The LDS Intellectual Tradition: A Study on Three Lives”
Kathleen Flake (Richard L. Bushman Chair – University of Virginia)
Friday, April. 11 | 7:00 PM
Salt Lake Main Library Auditorium (210 E. 400 S.)
Saturday, April. 12 | Panels begin at 9:00 AM
Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Bldg, Room 143 (215 S. Central Campus Dr.)
9:00-10:30 AM: Challenge of Conscience: Sterling M. McMurrin Panel
Bob Goldberg (Chair), Jack Newell, James Clayton, Brian Birch
11:00 AM-12:30 PM: Challenge of Loyalty: Lowell Bennion Panel
Irene Fisher (Chair), Greg Prince, Tony Morgan, Sam Allen, Emma Lou Thayne
1:30-3:00 PM: Challenge of Faith: Obert C. Tanner Panel
Greg Thompson (Chair), Kent Murdock, Bob Goldberg, Grethe Peterson
3:30-5:00 PM: Public Men and the Challenge of Their Private Worlds
Linda King Newell (Chair), Carolyn Tanner Irish, Ellen Bennion Stone, Charlotte Hansen Terry, Bill McMurrin
RDT’s Ring Around the Rose program presents MAMA’S WRANGLERS on April 12, 2014 at 11 am at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. This talented family of expert cloggers, fiddlers, singers and yodelers is sure to have you stompin’ and clapping to the beat. RDT’s Ring Around the Rose is a wiggle-friendly series of performances for children and families that explore the magical world of the arts. Tickets are $5 through ArtTix (ages 2 and under free). More information at www.rdtutah.org
Fly on over to Tracy Aviary for Spring Break Camps. Each camp welcomes children in 1st through 4th grade and runs one full day from 9am to 4pm. The camps explore different ecological themes through crafts, games and activities, providing your child with an exciting day investigating birds and the natural world. Since each day is different, feel free to choose the topics that appeal to your child’s interests, or come for the whole week! Our Spring Break camps are sure to engage, entertain and educate your child. To register, please visit www.tracyaviary.org/spring-break-camps/ .
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.”
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
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
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.
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.
Showtimes are Fridays at 7 pm and Saturdays at 1 pm and 4:30 pm