RadioActive: January 24, 2018

  • January 24, 2018
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Circular 14 The Apotheosis of Aristides, Holocaust Remembrance Day, MeToo Townhall, Utah AAHGS and Black History, Legislative Recap, Sundance Report from Sneaking Into Movies

Hosted by Lara Jones and Nick Burns, tonight's featured:

  • Davey and Cody D of Sneaking Into Movies with an update from the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Follow Davey and Cody D's Sundance coverage on FacebookTwitter and Instagram, as well as KRCL's Sundance 2018 webpage.

  • Nickie Nelson of the League of Women Voters of Utah, with a recap of Day 3 of Utah's legislative session. The League joins RadioActive Monday-Thursday during the legislature's 45-day session. 

    • Click here for the 2018 Legislative Session bills and resolutions the League is following.

    • Each Wednesday during the session, the League meets at 11:30 a.m. in the Seagull Room next to the Senate Cafeteria for a brown bag review of what is coming up in the session.

  • Alice Burch of the Utah Afro American Historical & Genealogical Society, Utah Chapter. She shared the story of Cowboy Bill Grandstaff and the renaming of Negro Bill Canyon to Grandstaff Canyon. Times have changed and the canyon was recently renamed. Burch is concerned that this "white washing" may erase African-American history in Utah. Listen to find out why.

  • What’s next for the #MeToo movement in Utah, or has it even started? The Rape Recovery Center and three other groups will be hosting a townhall on the subject Jan. 30. RadioActive gets a preview from Morgan Stinson and Kiara Padilla of RRC. 

  • Circular 14: The Apotheosis of Aristides, a new oratorio commissioned for International Holocaust Remembrance Day. RadioActive talks with composer Neely Bruce and Dr. Olivia Mattis, director of the Sousa Mendes Foundation

    • Saturday, Jan. 27: The Utah Youth Orchestras and Ensembles present the world premiere of the dramatic oratorio Circular 14: The Apotheosis of Aristides by Neely Bruce, 7 p.m. in the Salt Lake Tabernacle. The concert, conducted by Barlow Bradford, will be held on the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018 and highlights the inspiring true story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, a Holocaust rescuer who saved thousands of refugee families escaping Nazi-occupied Europe in 1940. Although free and open to the public, a ticket is required. Click here for details.