4th Annual Imagine Peacefest

It's been 4 years since the First Imagine Peacefest. Check it out, this Saturday, September 19th, at noon:Schedule Outdoor Plaza (south side of library) Noon – Opening Ceremony Meditation for Peace, led by Falun Dafa of Utah Noon – 6pm:  Music and other entertainment in the amphitheater MUSIC FOR PEACE CONCERT Come hang your wish … Continue reading 4th Annual Imagine Peacefest


Property Manager in Salt Lake City attempting to oust residents, local business

The Artspace building has long been a place where artists have been able to reside and work in Salt Lake City on meager incomes. Housed in the building is the local coffee shop A Cup of Joe, which has been open to the artist and peace communities and other progressive groups, opening its doors to … Continue reading Property Manager in Salt Lake City attempting to oust residents, local business

I recently learned that Sister Maryam has passed.  She was well known in Utah and beyond for her artistry in this world.  He and her husband, Jose de Bonilla, sang at Tom and my wedding.  She was an inspiration and I feel blessed to have had her touch our lives.Here is Sister Maryam and Jose … Continue reading

David Rovics – photos from tonight’s concert

Tonight's concert at the U went well. About 50 people attended. Between David's sets the Salt Lake City Slam Poets performed. Everyone was aweseome! Here are some photos: Mike Middleton, Debate Coach at the U (The U of U Debate Team organized this event): Me - speaking about People for Peace and Justice of Utah … Continue reading David Rovics – photos from tonight’s concert

Imagine Peace Festival Today

Saturday, September 23 Outdoor Plaza Tabling, music (in the amphitheater), information 4th Floor Conference Room noon to 5:00pm ~ Art Display 2:00 pm ~ Feminist Symposium: "Women and Men Dialogue on Building Community" Auditorium 12:00 noon ~ Opening Remarks 12:10 ~ One Voice Children's Choir 12:45 ~ "Hiroshima no Pika" - 15 min animated version … Continue reading Imagine Peace Festival Today

Michael Franti’s Concert

Yesterday was fabulous. I got to the Gallivan Center around 1:00pm with a handful of other folks and by 1:30 had staked out my spot for the first concert in the annual Twilight Concert Series of the season, featuring artist Michael Franti & Spearhead. The highlight for me was meeting Michael. I approached him and … Continue reading Michael Franti’s Concert

Twilight Concert Series – Michael Franti

Thursday evening I am going to attend the Twilight Concert Series opening concert, featuring Michael Franti & Spearhead: Michael Franti & Spearheadcreate an ultra-infectious mix of classic soul, funk and hip-hop culminating in a unique and powerful blend. Frontman Michael Franti has been important in the world of music for years, fi rst emerging as … Continue reading Twilight Concert Series – Michael Franti