Category: Culture


Dia de los Muertos: It’s about Family

It is hard to be out and about much anymore without running across images of skeletons or skulls decorated with colorful hearts, flowers, and swirls....

Giving Voice to Refugees

“I want to tell you my story,” he said, shaking his head. “It is hard. Very hard.” It was hot and dry and I was standing in the middle of ...

Holi Festival of Colors

Called the “World’s Happiest Transformational Festival,” the Holi Festival of Colors in Spanish Fork is quickly becoming one of Utah Valley...

Girls Get Hooked, Too

Did you know that girls are just as susceptible to the negative impacts of pornography usage as boys, and they can get hooked just as fast? Conversati...

Utah COPA: Developing the Next Generation of Artists

It’s hard to believe that 19 years have passed. Back then Mindy Robbins finished touring with the Broadway cast of Les Miserables and was teachi...

Photography 101

Slow Down: It’s easy to press a button and see your image immediately on your screen. So photographers shoot and shoot before they think. Don’t be...

Scera: Raising the Curtain Since 1933

Turning 83 years old is a big accomplishment, and the historic SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem hasn’t let age slow it down. In fact, the old adage...

Roots of Knowledge: Documentary Film Series

The phrase “Where history comes to life!” has been used to describe everything from museums to battlefield re-enactments, from stage shows to the ...

Roots of Knowledge

Stained-glass has been used for centuries to beautify sacred buildings and inspire the passing observer. From cathedrals to mosques to temples, staine...

Courage Reins: Therapeutic Riding

Someone once said, “People say you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone, but the truth is, you knew exactly what you had, you just never...