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Countdown: Alan Weisman & Our Future on Earth.

October 21, 2013 in RadioActive by KrclAdmin RadioActive_336x280

by Troy Williams

Do Mormons hold the key to population control? Alan Weisman (The World Without Us) returns to RadioActive to discuss his new book, Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth.  Weisman re-tells a time in Utah history when doctors counseled women to space their children to preserve their bodies.  What good is a child without a mother?  Now Weisman takes that wise counsel and applies it to Mother Earth.  Can we space our population in a sustainable manner and create a healthy planet for everyone?

Oct 20 RadioActive     

A Changing Harvest: The Loss of Utah’s Family Farms

October 21, 2013 in RadioActive by KrclAdmin RadioActive_336x280

by Troy Williams

When Utah farmers are offered large sums of money to sell their land to suburban developers, how can they resist? In his new film, A Changing Harvest, documentary filmmaker Frank Feldman explores the loss of farmable land along the Wasatch Front.  What will Utah look like without agriculture? A Changing  Harvest premieres on KUED Oct 21 and is available to watch now at

RadioActive Changing Harvest     

October 16, 2013 in KRCL Music Blog by KrclAdmin



Oct 15 2013: Wyatt Maxwell – Guest DJ with his Magic Box of Records

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Plan B’s Season of Eric

October 11, 2013 in RadioActive by KrclAdmin RadioActive_336x280

By Troy Williams

He is a prolific playwright and a Mormon IconoclastPlan B Theatre Company is presenting a “Season of Eric” to highlight the work of Eric Samuelsen. Nick Burns welcomes both Samuelsen and producer/director Jerry Rapier to discuss two of the new plays to be staged in their up-coming season.  Nothing Personal explores the persecution and imprisonment of Susan McDougal who refused to testify before Kenneth Starr’s grand jury, and Clearing Bombs which explores the relationship of dueling economists Friedrich Hayek and John Maynard Keynes. Nothing Personal  runs Oct 24-Nov 3).

Oct 13 RadioActive     

Ask A Socialist: What’s Up with Obamacare? (short feature)

October 10, 2013 in RadioActive by KrclAdmin RadioActive_336x280

by Troy Williams

While the Right Wing is gnashing and wailing that the Affordable Care Act heralds the end of all freedom in America, the question remains, is Obamacare really socialized medicine?   Well, we thought we’d invite Gregory Lucero, an actual self-proclaimed socialist from the Revolutionary Student Union to share his reactions to Comrade Obama’s signature legislation.

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Charlie Christian & the Birth of the Electric Guitar

October 10, 2013 in RadioActive by KrclAdmin RadioActive_336x280

by Troy Williams

Charlie Christian (July 1916-March 1942) was a jazz musician and one of the important innovators of the electric guitar.  Bad Brad tells the story of how Christian’s signature guitar came into the possession of Lynn Wheelwright, one of the nation’s premiere guitar collectors.  Featuring Wyatt Maxwell from Mad Max and the Wild Ones.

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music meets movies – beware of mr. baker

October 8, 2013 in Uncategorized by KrclAdmin MusicMeetsMovies_Logo-01-720x451

Join KRCL at Brewvies Cinema Pub for Music Meets Movies on Thursday, November 14th for a special screening of “Beware of Mr. Baker”, a film about Cream and Blind Faith’s hell-raising drummer, Ginger Baker. A no-holds-barred, sad, and hilarious portrait of the man referred to as rock’s first great drummer (and perhaps still its best). Winner of the 2012 Grand Jury prize for best documentary at SXSW. Click here to view the trailer.

Thursday Nov. 14th at Brewvies Cinema Pub, 21 and over only
Tickets go on sale at 7:00pm, the film starts at 8:00pm.
Bring your KRCL member card for 2 for 1 entry.