Human Rights Day Reception and Refugee Exhibit
Celebrate dignity and justice for all. Guest speaker: George Cheney, executive Director, University of Utah's Tanner Nonviolent Human Rights Advocacy Center. Refugee Photo Exhibit and Reception will feature artists from Somalia; handmade items available for purchase. Suggested admission: Donate a winter item which will be given to refugee families. Free.
Human Rights Day Reception and Refugee Exhibit @ City & County Building, 451 S. State St., 801-535-6333, Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m.
Creativity in Focus: Manufactured Landscapes
Manufactured Landscapes is a striking new documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky, acclaimed for his large-scale photographs of the evidence and effects of China’s massive industrial revolution. Best Documentary Feature and Best Canadian Feature - 2006 Toronto Film Critics Association; Best Documentary - 2007 Genie Awards; Best Documentary - 2007 River Run International Film Festival. Creativity in Focus is a series of films that will take place the second Friday of each month. Presented in partnership with the SLC Film Center. Films not rated. Suggested donation: $5.
Creativity in Focus: Manufactured Landscapes @ Salt Lake Art Center, 20 S. West Temple, 801-328-4201, Dec. 11, 7 p.m.
Forum For Questioning Minds: Dorothy Kocks Dorothy Kocks presents "Whose Land Is Your Land? Whose Land Is My Land?" Forum for Questioning Minds is a nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to providing a forum for less-heard voices of interest to Utahns. Free.
Forum For Questioning Minds: Dorothy Kocks @ Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, 801-524-8200, Dec. 13, 1:45 - 4 p.m.
Free Avalanche Awareness Clinic Know Before You Go. This FREE avalanche awareness clinic is hosted by the Utah Avalanche Center and the Brighton Ski Patrol. Whether a seasoned backcountry pro or a first time user this clinic provides useful information for all skill levels. Join us for a fun and educational evening. Free Avalanche Awareness Clinic @ Brighton, Alpine Rose Lodge, 3rd Floor, Tues., Dec. 15, 5 p.m., email@example.com
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