Weekly Feminist Happenings July 16th-22nd

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Tuesday, July 16th

Saturday’s Voyeur, celebrating its 35th season, showcases the vibrancy of Utah life with wit and candor in its newest installment. Details: Running through September 1st. Buy tickets here.

The Utah Humanities Council presents 2013 Human Ties Celebration “The Silver Sampler.” The Human Ties Awards Celebration “The Silver Sampler” is an awards show coupled with a board alumni variety show. Being our 25th awards, we are celebrating by bringing in not only awardees, but also a variety of alumni who will share their humanities-related abilities. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Jeanne’ Wagner Theatre. Purchase $25 tickets here.

Wednesday, July 17th

Veteran Administration Farmers Market: The Department of Veterans Affairs is starting up a Farmers Market. Local vendors will be providing fresh fruits and vegetables, bread, specialty items, food and drinks. Come and join us for a Wednesday afternoon lunch. Enjoy some music and relax in the shade. Details: From 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Veterans Administration Salt Lake City Medical Center (550 Foothill Drive, Salt Lake City).

Continuing the Conversation: We began a discussion on the steps of the Capitol at the Dyke Rally 2013 about educating, empowering and uniting. We want to now move this conversation forward. Let’s get together to discuss what changes we can make in our community to make life better for all of us. Possibilities include political activism, starting programs that center around the female-identified members of our community, frequenting each other’s businesses, networking and coming up with long-term plans to create a long-lasting powerful community with a voice. Details: From 7-8 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Library (210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111).

Thursday, July 18th

Curious Savage: Terrace Plaza Playhouse is pleased to present Curious Savage, a comedy about Ethel P. Savage, a woman whose husband has recently died and left her approximately $10 million. Contrasting the kindness and loyalty of psychiatric patients with the avarice and vanity of “respectable” public figures, it calls into question conventional definitions of sanity while lampooning celebrity culture. Details: Runs through July 19th at the Terrace Plaza Playhouse (99 E. 4700 South, Ogden). Tickets are $7-12 call for reservations 801-393-0070.

Friday, July 19th

Leonardo After Hours – The Inventrixxes: Women Scientists Who’ve Changed The World: The Leonardo After Hours event will take a look back at great women scientists throughout the ages, highlighting some of the most compelling contributions and the personalities behind them. Local scientists will join the event moderator to add personal insights into the women who have inspired their own professional endeavors, as well as female contemporaries who are advancing their fields. Audience members will join the moderator and experts to examine some of the reasons women’s impacts have been less visible, and what the future looks like when it comes to female innovation. Details: From 5:30-7:30 p.m. at The Leonardo (209 E. 500 south, Salt Lake City). RSVP here.

Live Music With Bullets And Belles: Bullets and Belles performs at Vertical Diner. Join us every Friday and Saturday night for live acoustic music, vegetarian fare, and local libations. Free event for paying customers. Details: From 8-10 p.m. at the Vertical Diner (2280 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City).

Saturday, July 20th

Pedal Away Parkinson’s: The Utah Chapter of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association will sponsor the 10-mile family bike ride, “Pedal Away Parkinson’s.” Details: Starts at 8:00 a.m. at Gailey Park (200 S. 300 West, Kaysville). Register here.

Urban Arts Festival: The Utah Arts Alliance’s Urban Arts Festival will feature urban artists, three music and performance stages, and a skate competition. New this year, will be a film festival and fashion show. Details: From 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at The Gateway (18 N. Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City).

Young Iraqi Leaders Exchange Program Film: Young Iraqi Leaders Exchange Program will present a film, “Be The Change,” a digital media project created by nine Iraqi high school students who have traveled to Utah as participants of the U.S. Department of State’s Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program, a program administered locally by the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy. Details: From 4-6 p.m. at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (20 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City).

Indigo Girls With The Utah Symphony Presented by Utah Symphony: The Utah Symphony meets folk rock royalty with the Indigo Girls in this concert featuring songs spanning the musical duo’s career performed in a whole new way. Details: Starts at 7:30 p.m. at Snow Park Outdoor Ampitheater (2250 Deer Valley Drive, Park City). Buy tickets here.

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