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Katie Bald katie@cityhomecollective.com Katie Bald is a fervent fighter for the rights of the Oxford comma and a practitioner of the pop-culture pen. That is to say -- as a very regular contributor to our COLLECTIVE blog -- she'll be sprinkling most of her well-written stories with either hip-hop lyrics or movie quotes. As our editor's right-hand gal, Katie will aid in whipping the copy on our site into tip-top shape. An English graduate of the University of Utah, this bird is a firm believer in the Ray Bradbury school of thought: says he, "You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.”
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UMOCA Artists | Eisel Does It

At cityhomeCOLLECTIVE, we love any excuse to support a great cause (and if that excuse happens to include tipping back a glass of vino or two and rubbing elbows with the likes of you, all the better). The annual UMOCA Gala allows supporters of


Place of Worship | Emigration Envy

A home is your harbor–your safe place. The walls in which you lay your head are where you make bay, so it seems self-evident that one should attempt to make that space as harmonious and peaceful as possible. Oftentimes, this is easier said than


A Banner Year | HRC Gala

“The Human Rights Campaign seeks to improve the lives of LGBT Americans by advocating for equal rights and benefits in the workplace, ensuring families are treated equally under the law and increasing public support among all Americans.” It’s a refreshing sentence to read, in our


AIGA 100 Show 2015 | Judgin’

Daunt•ing: / adj./ Four design experts, tasked with sifting through hundreds of pieces of art–in all sizes, shapes, and mediums–and deciding which 100 make the cut for AIGA’s 2015 100 Show. Sure, being the gatekeeper for good design is exactly as glamorous as it sounds, but


Beer & Ballet | Laced Up

A few of our COLLECTIVE own traipsed over the Ballet West’s night of Beer & Ballet last week for some brews and pas de deuxs. Most days, carbs and spandex are not friendly with one another, but in this instance they sidled up quite


Randall Lake | Studio Show 2.0

“Local does good” is sort of our bread and butter around here, so we’re COLLECTIVELY pleased as punch at any opportunity to ballyhoo on the behalf of any and all locals who see fit to do rad shit. One such salty citizen is Randall


Ballet + Beer | Drinkin’ + Dancin’

At cityhomeCOLLECTIVE, we enjoy the finer things just as much as we enjoy kicking back with a few brews. What better way to enjoy some choice choreography than with a few cold ones in hand? So it goes without saying that we are COLLECTIVELY


5th Annual Bunny Hop

 Spring is upon us, and that means a few fabulous things: sunshiney patios, grown-ass men in bunny suits, and one of our favorite fair-weather events, Mr. Jesse Walker’s Bunny Hop [5th Annual, to be precise]. We love any excuse to day-drink and bust a


Meet the Masters | Karl-Heinz Winkens

Our elegantly-subterranean COLLECTIVE lounge houses many a fine event: private chamber performances from members of the Utah Symphony, intimate-yet-life-altering conversations on sustainability and growth, and more than a few booze-infused dance parties. We’ve got some pretty sweet digs up in here, and we aim


PechaKucha Night | Vol. 15

At cityhomeCOLLECTIVE, we love any chance to represent for girls doin’ it for themselves, so the theme for the upcoming PechaKucha Night | Vol. 15 has got us riled and rally-ready [it’s Women in Architecture, and color us stoked to attend]. PechaKucha Night [one of


Place of Worship | Natural History

Consistency is counterfeit. The state of things is ever-changing–especially in a climate as tempestuous as that of the state we currently call “home”. Snowfall can be debilitating [and, some years, non-existent], heat and drought can cause massive forest fires, and the ever-capricious rainfall can


Quint-Essentials | Fetching Firesides

We unveiled our new Quint-Essentials series a few weeks back [wherein we doted on a few choice cookeries], but if’n you need a refresher, here’s the skinny: in each Quint-Essentials blog we’ll harp on a few [five, to be exact] of our favorite things.