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RadioActive: Growth Patterns

March 29, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones

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What will Utah look like in 2050? More suburbs or more downtown high-rise apartments? More cars? More trains? Cleaner air?

Host Nick Burns talks with Robert Grow, president of Envision Utah, which will issue its Your Utah Your Future survey this week. Find out what will be in it and why.

Plus, producer Lara Jones talks about development that is reshaping Salt Lake City at the street level right now. Guests: Micah Peters of Clearwater Homes, which has two projects near Pioneer Park, and Isaac Riddle of SLCityNews.com, a new website focusing exclusively on urban development and trends.

If you’re looking for the housing initiative mentioned by Peters, visit slc5000doors.com.

 

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RadioActive: Mountain Accord, American Settler Colonialism

March 23, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones

RadioActive for Sunday, March 22, 2015:

 

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Host Nick Burns gets a read on the status of the Mountain Accord with Jeff McCarthy, director of the Environmental Humanities graduate program at the University of Utah; Carl Fisher, executive director, Save Our Canyons; and Robin Hutcheson, Transportation Director, Salt Lake City

Plus, producer Lara Jones talks with Walter Hixson, distinguished professor at University of Akron, about American Settler Colonialism. He’ll be in town this week as a guest of the Peace Advocacy  Coalition to lecture at at area universities and colleges and the downtown Salt Lake City Library:

Repeating Vietnam in the Middle East: Ethnocentric U.S. Catastrophes

Wednesday, March 25, 9:00 a.m.
Salt Lake Community College, Redwood Campus Academic and Administration Building (AAB) 135
4600 S Redwood Rd, SLC, UT

American Settler Colonialism: The Historical Roots of Contemporary Foreign Policy

Wednesday, March 25, 3:00 p.m.
Westminster College, Gore Auditorium
1840 South 1300 East, SLC, UT

Repeating Vietnam in the Middle East: Ethnocentric U.S. Catastrophes

Wednesday, March 25, 7:00 p.m.
Salt Lake City Main Library, Meeting Room A
210 E 400 S, SLC, UT

American Settler-Colonialism: The Historical Roots of Contemporary Foreign Policy

Thursday, March 26, noon
Hinckley Institute of Politics, University of Utah, Orson Spencer Hall Room 255
260 S Central Campus Drive, SLC, UT

Zionist Settler-Colonialism in Palestine

Thursday, March 26, 7:00 p.m.
Salt Lake City Public Library Meeting Room A
210 E 400 S, SLC, UT

Zionist Settler-Colonialism in Palestine

Friday, March 27, 11:00 a.m.
Utah Valley University, Library (LI) 120
800 University Parkway, Orem, UT

 

Radioactive: Women in Leadership, Politics

March 10, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones RadioActive_336x280-190x190

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Host Nick Burns talks about women in leadership and politics with:

KUED Channel 7 filmmaker Nancy Green, whose work includes “Makers: Voices of Utah Women” and “Martha Hughes Cannon: Physician – Plural wife – Politician.” The film screens Friday night at SLCC in conjunction with the League of Women Voters of Utah.

Jenn Gonnelly, co-president of the League of Women Voters of Utah, who has been sharing her perspective on the 2015 legislative session with KRCL this year.

Former Salt Lake City Council member Jill Remington-Love. who was just named SLC’s Director of Community & Economic Development by Mayor Ralph Becker.

Lara Jones talks with Dr. Susan Madsen, who runs the Utah Women & Leadership Project at Utah Valley University.

 

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RadioActive: Power of Play

March 2, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones RadioActive_336x280-190x190
Coach Desi, Playworks Utah, plays state tag with kids at Sandy Elementary.

Coach Desi, Playworks Utah, plays state tag with kids at Sandy Elementary.

Host Nick Burns talks with guests about the power of play to create schools that thrive. By empowering kids to play every day and engage with their peers through play, Playworks has created an average of 43% DECREASE in bullying in affiliated schools across the nation. In Utah, they work with 18 schools. Playworks Utah will host its annual Race to Reduce Bullying 5K and Fun Run Saturday, March 7, at Wheeler Farm.

Guests:

  • Coach Desi Arends, Playworks Coach at Sandy Elementary
  • Principal Sandra Dahl-Houlihan, Sandy Elementary
  • Chris Conard, Playworks Utah

 

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Producer: Lara Jones

RadioActive: The Great Public Lands Gamble Rally

February 22, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones RadioActive_336x280

RadioActive host Nick Burns talks with players in the Great Public Lands Gamble Rally, which is set for 4:30 p. m. March 2 in the rotunda of the Utah Capitol building. The stated goal of the rally is “to unite all those who oppose the takeover of Utah’s public land to show the State Legislature how they do not have the public’s support on the Transfer of Public Lands Act.”

 

Guests:

 

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Host: Nick Burns
Producer: Lara Jones

RadioActive for February 15, 2015

February 18, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones RadioActive_336x280-190x190

Guests:

1. Leo Killsback, Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies at Arizona State University, who will be in town Feb. 23-24 to talk to college students about Decolonizing Settler-Colonialism and Native Americans: Experience in the Mountain West. Killsback is visiting Utah as a guest of The Peace Advocacy Coalition, whose 2015 theme is Facing Up To Settler Colonialism - From Bear River, Idaho, to Palestine.

2. Pioneer Park Urban Design Assistance Team leader Soren Simonsen and Nancy Montieth, landscape architect and parks planner for Salt Lake City, talk about the results of a recent design charette that challenged participants to re-envision the 10-acre city park between 300-400 South and 300-400 West.

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Host: Nick Burns
Producer: Lara Jones

RadioActive: The Power of Stories

February 9, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones RadioActive_336x280-190x190

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Host Nick Burns talks about stories … of startups, football and traditions.

Guests:

1. Stephen Walter talks about StartSLC‘s first-annual pitch competition and why startups are so hot in Utah. Even the New Yorker says so.

2. SLC filmmakers Tony Vianuku and Erika Cohn talk Sundance and their first documentary, In Football We Trust.

3. Giuliana Serena briefs you on The Bee, an event that builds community through the power of stories.

 

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Producer: Lara Jones

Radioactive, 2/1/15, SLC Mayor Ralph Becker

February 2, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog.RadioActive by Lara Jones RadioActive_336x280-190x190

SLC Mayor Ralph Becker Stops by RadioActive

Photo (l-r): SLC Mayor Ralph Becker, RadioActive
host Nick Burns, KRCL’s Bad Brad Wheeler.

Show date: February 1, 2015

Guest: Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker

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RadioActive Jan. 25, 2015: Equality Utah Update, Legislative Landscape with Utah Policy

February 2, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog.RadioActive by Lara Jones RadioActive_336x280-190x190

Show date: January 25, 2015

Guests:

Troy Williams, Executive Director of Equality Utah

Bryan Schott of Utah Policy.

 

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