by Troy Williams
Salt Lake City — The recent revelations that the U.S. government is monitoring our phone calls have brought people from all sides of the political spectrum together to defend civil liberties. Nick Burns welcomes ACLU attorney John Mejia and Libertarian attorney Andrew McCullough to discuss whistle-blowing, NSA snooping and the right to privacy in the 21st Century.
by Troy Williams
Salt Lake City — Utah native Sam McConnell moved to New York City to become a filmmaker. His latest project, The OUT List, is a collaboration with legendary photographer Timothy Greenfield Sanders. The two document the many dynamic personalities, celebrities, politicians, activists and everyday folk who comprise LGBT America. Sam returned to Utah to discuss his latest project and his broader hopes for the future of the LGBT movement. The OUT List premieres on HBO June 27th. www.hbo.com
We’re excited to premiere our new Summer Sticker – available at the Summer Fling and wherever you find the KRCL tent at events throughout the summer!
About the designer, Leo Espinosa:
Leo Espinosa is an award winning Illustrator and Designer from Bogotá, Colombia, whose work has been featured in a variety of publications, products, animated series and gallery shows worldwide. His short list includes The New Yorker, Wired, Esquire, The New York Times, Chronicle Books, Nickelodeon, Swatch, Hasbro, American Greetings and Coca-Cola.
Leo’s illustrations have been recognized by American Illustration, Communication Arts, Pictoplasma, and awarded with Gold and Silver Medals from The Society of Illustrators.
He has served as faculty member at Rhode Island School of Design and has given multiple lectures and workshops at schools and institutions such as Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute and The Leonardo Museum of Science and Art.
Leo lives with his family in Salt Lake City, Utah.
See all of his work at www.studioespinosa.com.
Thank you so much to all the listeners, businesses, and organizations that came together to support our community drive!
With your help we were able to raise over $62,000 to support KRCL programming and the work of these great non profits:
Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah
People Helping People
Salt Lake Bicycle Collective
Contributions made during KRCL’s Community Drive are doing a lot of good: they support the station, provide services for those in need in our community, and make you eligible to win our giveaway prize!
Make your contribution now and you could win choice tickets to Americana-Rama, the summer festival of music featuring Bob Dylan, Wilco, My Morning Jacket and more, when the tour hits Salt Lake City on August 1 along with dinner for two at Rio Grande Cafe.
by Troy Williams
Nineteen Utah mayors are sending a message to Senators Hatch and Lee with the clear message; support immigration reform. Nick Burns welcomes attorney Mark Alvarez and Salt Lake County mayor Ben McAdams to to discuss the possibility of real reform and the bi-partisan muscle it will require to pull it off.
Al “Jazzbo” Collins (1919-1997) was a legendary jazz deejay and one of America’s original hipsters. His broadcast below the “Purple Grotto” ignited listeners with hip sounds on both coasts. He also was a jazz deejay right here in Salt Lake City on KNAK. Bad Brad and Troy Williams talk with KUER’s Steve Williams and Jazzbo’s son Brad about the musical and cultural legacy.