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U collaborates to create “Music for Healing”

Feb. 3, 2015 – Pablo Casals, legendary cellist and conductor, said,  “Perhaps music will save the world.” As a philanthropist and entrepreneur, Emily Richards, a U alum, musician and CEO of the nonprofit music community, is hoping to use music to change the lives of people battling neurological diseases. Richards is teaming up with the […]

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UMFA brings landmark Latino art exhibition to Utah

Feb. 3, 2015– “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art” brings to Salt Lake City and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) a dynamic gathering of more than 80 artworks from more than 60 leading modern and contemporary Latino artists from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Community members are invited to a free […]

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An Evening with Tony Kushner

Jan. 29, 2015 – The Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah presents an evening with playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner, Thursday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. at Kingsbury Hall. Kushner will have an unscripted conversation with KUER’s Doug Fabrizio covering his past works, the state of performance arts and his passion for LGBTQ […]

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Mormons in a Changing Religious Landscape

How do Mormons fit into a society where religious distinctions have blurred and secularism is on the rise? With their high levels of religious devotion and solidarity, Mormons in America are increasingly “peculiar.” Does their peculiarity come at a price? Did Mormonism cost Mitt Romney the White House? How has Mitt Romney’s campaign affected popular perceptions of Mormonism?

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