RadioActive: 1/20/16

  • January 20, 2016
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Politics, Child Rescue, business with a cause, entrepreneur-in-residence, a home for Square Kitchen, plus music from Marvin Gaye, Cat Stevens and Cab Calloway were on the show tonight.

First, during the RadioActive Report, Wednesday night Community Co-host Nick Burns and producer Lara Jones spoke with House Democratic Assistant Whip Joel Briscoe (D-District 25, SLC) about legislative priorities for the General Session of the Utah Legislature that starts Monday:

Briscoe and fellow Reps. Brian King, Lynn Hemingway and Senator Gene Davis will host a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday (1/21/16) at the Sprague Library, 2131 S. 1100 East, Salt Lake City, to talk about the upcoming legislative session. 

Then Nick spoke with Jess Larsen of Child Rescue Association and Ideation Collective about business with a cause. As a new podcast partner at KRCL, Jess Larsen will be back with more case studies of local businesses:

Next, Paul Corson, entrepreneur-in-residence at Sustainable Startups, a Salt Lake non-profit dedicated to providing support and education to early-stage entrepreneurs passionate about improving the economic, environmental and social sustainability of our community. They'll kick off their Sustainable Soirees for women entrepreneurs tomorrow night. The monthly gatherings are a place for female entrepreneurs, educators, artists, community activists, and business women to make connections, find support, and develop community. 



Lastly, Ana 
Valdemoros from Square Kitchen SLC is back with an update on her search for a building out of which to operate the new Culinary Incubator Kitchen we told you about a month ago. The CIK will be a place where people looking to start a food business can go for support and kitchen space. Take a listen to find out which west-side neighborhood they'll be calling home:


If you have an idea -- guest, topic, something new -- for RadioActive, send an email to radioactive@krcl.org. Put "Nick Burns" in the subject line if you'd like to be considered for Wednesday nights.