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Family physician and public radio host Zorba Paster will visit Logan and Moab Oct. 17-19, 2013. Join us and enjoy Zorba Paster in person. In Logan, attend a free lunch presentation. Dine with Zorba and UPR staff at an intimate benefit dinner created for this special occasion by Chef Robyn Monk of Herm’s Inn. In Moab, attend a free presentation and reception. Hike with Zorba to a treasured stone arch and unwind afterward over a gourmet brunch.
The Guerrilla Girls, a group founded nearly 30 years ago in New York City, is performing tonight on the Utah State University campus.
The group first came together in the mid-1980s to protest the lack of female artists represented at a Museum opening in New York City. Since then, the Guerrilla Girls, who wear furry gorilla masks and use pseudonyms of dead female artists, have taken part in numerous protests to bring attention to inequality in art, pop culture, and politics. Rachel Middleman, an assistant professor of art at USU, explains.
This weekend marked the start of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s “National Preparedness Month.” The effort, which began in 2004, encourages Americans to be prepared for all kinds of disasters. Joe Dougherty from the Utah Division of Emergency Management explained why this month is so important for safety.
“We know that disasters can happen any time, anywhere. No state is immune from natural disasters. This campaign takes place every September to help Americans be more prepared,” Dougherty said.