KRCL Music Blog

RadioActive: Power of Play

March 2, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones
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

 

RadioActive 3-1-15     

 

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:

 

RadioActive for 2-22-15     

 

Host: Nick Burns
Producer: Lara Jones

RadioActive for February 15, 2015

February 18, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones

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.

 

Host: Nick Burns
Producer: Lara Jones

RadioActive: The Power of Stories

February 9, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones

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.

 

Producer: Lara Jones

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

February 2, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog.RadioActive by Lara Jones

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

RadioActive     

 

 

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

February 2, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog.RadioActive by Lara Jones

Show date: January 25, 2015

Guests:

Troy Williams, Executive Director of Equality Utah

Bryan Schott of Utah Policy.

 

RadioActive     

RadioActive: Legislative Preview from League of Women Voters of Utah, Civil Rights with the NAACP/SLC

January 18, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog.RadioActive by Lara Jones

RadioActive host Nick Burns had two guests on the show Sunday, January 18, 2015:

  • Jenn  Gonnelley, League of Women Voters of Utah, previewed the league’s expectations for the general session of the Utah Legislature that starts in a week. She breaks down myths about access and invites KRCL listeners to a day of training at the capitol during the legislative session. We’ll be there. Will you?

 

  • Jeannetta Williams, president of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP and the Tri-State Conference for Idaho, Nevada and Utah, talks about civil rights cases in Utah, Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, and historic accuracy in the movie Selma.

 

RadioActive January 18     

 

RadioActive: State of play with Utah Film Commissioner Virginia Pearce

January 13, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones RadioActive_336x280

Radioactive host Nick Burns talks about the state of the film industry in Utah, where the state has a nearly $7 million incentive fund to lure productions to the Beehive State. Utah Film Commissioner Virginia Pearce talks with Nick about how incentives are allocated, the YouTube generation, and ways to foster a thriving film industry in Zion.

Use the mediaplayer below to listen now:

RadioActive with Utah Film Commissioner Virginia Pearce - 1/11/15     

 

 

 

 

Willy the Plumber scholarships fund college dreams of inmates’ children

January 5, 2015 in RadioActive by KrclAdmin RadioActive_336x280

RadioActive host Nick Burns talks with Karl Winsness about his “Willy the Plumber” college scholarship program for the children of incarcerated individuals. Winsness created it after doing time and seeing how his choices limited those of his own children. Since starting the program two years ago, he’s helped eight teens with their higher education goals. Joining Nick and Karl is Mariah Williamson, one of his first scholarship recipients. (Producer: Shannalee Otanez.)

Listen now: 

RadioActive Willy the Plumber scholarship program 010415KRCL     

 

To suggest people, places or topics for RadioActive, send an email to radioactive@krcl.org.

 

Transgender Lives in Utah

October 3, 2014 in RadioActive by KrclAdmin RadioActive_336x280

by Troy Williams

Transgender Utahns are stepping up, coming out and sharing their lives. Nick welcomes Owen Smith and Sara Jade Woodhouse from Equality Utah and Gabriel Glissmeyer from the Utah Pride Center to discuss their experiences as transgender Americans.  We’ll explore the dangers of violence, the intersections between race and gender identity as well as barriers to access of public spaces, government institutions and even voting.

100514 RadioActive Transgender Utah