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Thursday, April 12

7:30 am - 8:30 am    Yoga at the Preserve

Recreational / Swaner Preserve EcoCenter

Want to start your day with a clear mind and a happy body? Join us in the exhibit hall at the Swaner EcoCenter for a vinyasa yoga practice. Take in the peaceful views of the Swaner Preserve while our instructor leads you through the practice. Please bring your mat and plan to arrive at least 10 minutes in advance.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info

9:00 am - 5:00 pm    BFA Capstone Exhibition

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

See the BFA art students final exhibition

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info

10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Wild Encounters: Photography by David Yarrow

Arts & Entertainment / Swaner Preserve EcoCenter

Wednesday - Sunday | 10 am - 4 pm | now until May 13 Free, or $5 donation greatly appreciated Wild Encounters is a must-see for nature lovers, conservationists, photographers and anyone who is inspired by all that remains wild. In this exhibition, David Yarrow invites us to truly connect with subjects we only think we have seen before. Yarrow takes the familiar and makes it new again by creating images that deliberately connect with us on a highly emotional level. Wild Encounters offers a truly intimate view of some of the world's most compelling—and threatened—species, capturing the splendor and very soul of what remains wild and free in our world through portraits that feel close enough to touch.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm    Tanner Talks: Featuring poet Edward Hirsch

Presentation/Speeches / College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Edward Hirsch, celebrated author of nine books of poetry, including the bestseller "How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry." He is now president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, which offers fellowships to those engaged in any field of knowledge and creation of the arts. Hirsch will also be the guest on Utah Public Radio's "Access Utah" at 9 a.m. Thursday (FM91.5).

Eccles Conference Center Auditorium, More Info

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm    Brass Happenings

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Hear the brass students perform this spring.

Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall, More Info

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm    Bee Informed - Pollinator Diversity and Conservation

Lecture & Readings / Swaner Preserve EcoCenter

Bees pollinate approximately 75% of the fruits, nuts and vegetables grown in the United States. We depend on them, but how much do we really know about them? Dr. Joseph Wilson is an expert on North American bee species, as well as an assistant professor of biology at Utah State University, author of The Bees in Your Backyard, and recent TEDxUSU presenter.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info