Highlighted Events

OUTDOOR FILM: PARADISE WAITS
Monday, Sept. 14 | Gates open at 6 p.m., Film  begins around 8 p.m.
Red Butte Garden Ampitheatre
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Teton Gravity Research presents: “Paradise Waits.”

Join TGR and crew in the Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre for a night of entertainment. Live music and raffles, followed by the ski and snowboard film, “Paradise Waits,” at sundown around 8 p.m. Bring your low-back chair, a blanket, a picnic and a cooler and enjoy the evening.

Purchase your tickets now at:  redbuttegarden.org/TGR-film.

 

 


CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF SALT LAKE CITY VIENNA PIANO TRIO
Monday, Sept. 14 | Lecture at 6:45 p.m., Concert from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Libby Gardner Concert Hall
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Come and enjoy one of the “world’s leading ensembles of piano, violin, and cello” (The New York Times). The Vienna Piano Trio will delight audiences with their virtuoso playing and piercing interpretations as they perform works from Haydn, Schoenberg and Brahms. University of Utah’s accomplished applied violin instructor, Barbara Scowcroft will enlighten audiences in a pre-concert lecture at 6:45 p.m. For more information, visit viennapianotrio.com.

General admission:$33
Arts Pass Event: Free to U students with UCard
Other students: $13
U faculty/staff and seniors: $18

 

 

 


CUT YOUR GROCERY BILL IN HALF
Tuesday, Sept. 15 | 12-1 p.m.
Union Building, Parlor A
Cut Grocery Bill
The Personal Money Management Center’s September workshop will teach you how to eat healthier and save money on groceries.

Visit The Personal Money Management Center’s website for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


TVC OPEN HOUSE: IDEAS, INVENTIONS & IMAGINATION
Tuesday, Sept. 15 | 3-5 p.m.
TVC, 615 Arapeen Drive, Suite 310
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Guest Speaker: Dr. Greg Hageman, John A. Moran presidential professor and executive director of the Moran Eye Center for Translational Medicine

Are you interested in connecting with successful faculty inventors? Would you like some assistance in acquiring industry or grant funding to further develop your ideas? Are you planning on advancing your technology but need guidance? Would you like an on-the-spot review of your invention? Are you getting ready to publish and would like to discuss potential commercial applications for your invention?

Join Us at TVC’s Annual Open House and network with colleagues, meet your TVC team and talk your science. Enjoy refreshments and bar and valuable prize drawings for gifts and services.

Open to all faculty, postdocs and graduate students.

To register or for more information, including an agenda and a list of exhibits, click here.


YOGA AT UMFA
Tuesday, Sept. 15 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | FREE

Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Renowned local yoga instructor Scott Moore will lead free yoga classes in the UMFA’s Great Hall. These classes will explore the connections between the practice of yoga and the experience of art. Limited mats are available.


RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN
Wednesday, Sept. 16 | 6- 9 p.m.

Red Butte Garden

Learn how to draw a plan, analyze your site and use landscape design principles to lay out paths, patios, and gardens best suitable for your site in this fun and intensive six-day course.

Class & Workshop prices vary, check our website for more info at redbuttegarden.org.
Registration is required. More classes and workshops available all summer.


MAKE YOUR OWN FRIENDS
Thursday, Sept. 17 | Exhibition preview at 4 p.m., Public event at 5 p.m.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts
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The latest “salt” exhibition at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts brings to Salt Lake City one the most innovative, cross-disciplinary artists working today. “Brian Bress: Make Your Own Friends,” jointly organized with the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, is on view Sept. 18, 2015–Jan. 10, 2016, at the UMFA. The artist will discuss his work in a free public event, Thursday, Sept. 17 at 5 p.m., with an exhibition preview at 4 p.m.

 

 

 

 


FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE: PLUTO REVEALED
Thursday, Sept. 17 | 6-7:30 p.m.

Aline W. Skaggs Biology Building, Room 220
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Speaker: Dr. John Spencer, Southwest Research Institute Department of Space Studies

The New Horizons spacecraft flew past Pluto on July 14 this year, revolutionizing our understanding of this remarkable distant dwarf planet and its moons. The flyby was the culmination of over two decades of effort, including a journey from Earth that lasted more than nine years.

Pluto has emerged as a world of spectacular variety. It has some of the brightest and darkest surfaces in the solar system, including exotic ices such as frozen nitrogen and carbon monoxide; landscapes that are ancient and landscapes that are still being renewed; and a flowing icecap that sits, bizarrely, astride its equator.

If an extended mission is approved by NASA, the spacecraft plans to visit a Kuiper Belt world in 2018 or 2019, carrying the tradition of human exploration even further into the unknown.

Read more here.


SHHHHHH! A RARE BOOKS EXHIBITION
Sept. 9 – Nov. 1

Marriott Library, Special Collections Gallery, Level four
Rare Books Exhibition
Rare Books presents books, pamphlets, newspapers and magazines that were banned, forbidden, censored, redacted, expurgated, published anonymously and otherwise attempted to be kept from public consumption. From religious and political writings to science, philosophy and poetry, these pieces of paper were deemed by some too dangerous to exist. On display are first editions of Galileo Galili’s “Dialogo” (1632), Thomas Hobbes’ “Leviathan” (1651), Jonathan Swift’s “Gulliver’s Travels” (1726), Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” (1884), J.D. Salinger’s “Catcher in the Rye” (1951) and others, too hot to handle hot off the press.

 

 


WOMEN’S WORKSHOP
Sept. 4 – Nov. 25
Marriott Library, Rare books classroom, Level 4
Womens Workshop
The Marriott Library Welcomes the Women’s Studio Workshop – Sept. 4-Nov. 25.This exhibition presents the J. Willard Marriott Library’s collection of bookwork from Women’s Studio Workshop. Exhibition curators selected work from the Fine Arts Locked Case and the Rare Books Collection to share in celebration of the WSW’s visit to the Marriott Library on Sept. 17.

Sept. 17
Lecture: 6 p.m., free and open to the public, in the rare books classroom on level 4.
Hands-on presentation: 2 p.m., free and open to all university students, in the Rare Books Classroom as well.