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Punk Rock Farmer: Eat Local Challenge

September 1, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones



Aldine, KRCL’s Punk Rock Farmer, wants you to take the Eat Local Challenge. Listen up, to find out why it helps local businesses and the environment:


PRF - Eat Local Challenge     


Eat Local Week Utah is coming up Sept. 12 -19. There are workshops and events going on all that week, including the annual tomato sandwich eating party at Wasatch Community Gardens‘ Grateful Tomato Garden! And the Foodquest scavenger hunt. Check out what Al and Azure, the Punk Rock Farmer’s Daughte, did for their 1st challenge:


RadioActive: Focus on Poverty Among the Disabled, Working Class

August 30, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones



RadioActive for August 30, 2015, wraps up our month-long focus on poverty by talking with disability activists and union organizers. Use the media player below to hear the show, which is hosted by volunteer Nick Burns and produced by Lara Jones. Click here for the RadioActive Report, a list of upcoming rallies, events and open public comment periods.


RadioActive August 30th     

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PODCAST: The Story Well on Parliament of the World’s Religions

August 30, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones


The Story Well is a production of the Life Story Library Foundation, which is a KRCL podcast partner.

The Parliament of the World’s Religions will meet in Salt Lake City in October, bringing Nobel Peace Laureates, religious leaders, global thinkers, indigenous spiritual leaders and interfaith activists to “work together for a world of compassion, peace, justice and sustainability.” The Story Well host Paulette Stevens recently spoke with Susan Soleil, the Salt Lake Coordinator for the event, who says those with or without a faith tradition are welcome:




For the full interview, use the media player below:


The Story Well - Susan Soleil     


The Story Well collects and saves people’s life stories because in each one of us lies the power to change the world. To reach The Story Well, send an email to


Keep listening for more clips from The Story Well on your community connection, 90.9fm KRCL.


PODCAST: Culture Jock Talks Green with Todd Graus

August 30, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

Todd Graus

Episode 7 of ‪#‎culturejock‬, featuring “BioPacr” with Todd Graus. Host Lance Allred talks with Graus about converting grass/lawn clippings into silage/cattle feed, reducing the impact on landfills. Here’s an excerpt:



Culture Jock - Todd Graus     


Born and raised in polygamy and having traveled the world for 10 years through the game of basketball, Lance Allred attempts to explore cultures, be it religious, work, family, state or national cultures, through his podcast, Culture Jock, discussing the ironies and misconceptions that surround them. To find full podcast interviews, visit A KRCL podcast partner, Culture Jock is produced by Lance Allred.

Radio Caravan: Code, Debugging the Gender Gap

August 28, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones


In the new documentary CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap, filmmaker Robin Hauser exposes the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap and digital divide. For her the issue came into focus when her daughter went off to college and started to struggle with computer science:


Radio Caravan - CODE     


There will be a free screening of the movie Tuesday, September 1, 7 p.m., at the main City Library, 210 E. 400 S., Salt Lake City. A post-film Q&A with director Robin Hauser Reynolds will be moderated by KRCL’s Lara Jones.


PODCAST: The Utah Foodie Gets Zest

August 28, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

Casey Staker


Zest Kitchen & Bar is trendy, it’s upscale, and their food is light and healthy. And at night, the cocktails flow — all fresh juice and ingredients but with a creative twist. Drinks like a jalepeño margarita, a ginger spice whiskey cocktail with a fresh apple slice, and a summer beet sangria. Chase Murdock of The Utah Foodie talks with owner Casey Staker:


Utah Foodie - Zest     


To hear the full podcast, click here.


Producer: Ryan Samanka



PODCAST: Pioneers & Allies, Marci Milligan

August 28, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones



In the latest clip from KRCL’s podcast partner Pioneers & Allies, Nan Seymour talks to Marci Millgan of Lotus Community Development about what it was like to come out as a lesbian in the early-80s.


Pioneers & Allies - Marci Milligan     


For the full podcast, click here.

If you would like to share a story of courage and kindness by pioneers and allies of the Queer community, please write:

MUSIC MEETS MOVIES – Mad Dogs & Englishmen

August 28, 2015 in Uncategorized by KrclAdmin MusicMeetsMovies_250x250

KRCL’s Music Meets Movies returns after its summer hiatus to the second Thursday of each month starting Thursday, September 10th. The film series is held in partnership with Brewvies Cinema Pub. This month there will be ONE SCREENING ONLY! Come early to reserve your seats! Tickets are $10, or 2 for 1 with your KRCL member card present.
Mad Dogs & Englishmen captures Joe Cocker’s exciting tour in support of the album by the same name. Featuring Joe Cocker and friends, including Leon Russell and Rita Coolidge, the classic rock film impeccably illustrates the wild spirit of the ‘70s. Along with a close-up look at the electrifying onstage action, watch backstage footage of the group and interviews with fans.
Film:        Joe Cocker: Mad Dogs & Englishmen
Date:        September 10, 2015
Time:       Tickets – 6PM / Screening – 7PM
Place:      Brewvies Cinema Pub – 677 S 200 W
Tickets:   $10 or 2-for-1 with KRCL Member Card (card must be presented for the discount)

The R.O.I. on Rose Exposed

August 28, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

The R.O.I. brings you stories of people, non-profits and businesses who create a positive return on investment in the community. If that sounds like someone you know, please let us know. Send an email with details and contact information to Then listen for more from The R.O.I. on your community connection, 90.9fm, KRCL.

Rose Exposed

Six resident companies at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 S., in downtown Salt Lake City are getting ready for the 4th annual Rose Exposed. KRCL’s Lara Jones stopped by to find out what it’s all about in this edition of The R.O.I.:


ROI - Rose Exposed     


Free open rehearsals from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, August 29, 2015. Then stick around for the Rose Exposed at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 tickets. Proceeds benefit Art Access and its Dreamers project.