Meet Your Maker, a series exploring creativity with local makers. Tonight, new volunteer host Nichol Bourdeaux talks with muralists Miriam Gutierez, Luis Novoa and Alan Ochoa of Roots Art Kollective, and Chris Peterson. Plus, The Globe's Zane Smith, who writes about the RAK for The Globe and SLTrib.com.
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Zane Smith, student journalist at The Globe SLCC, on his first published story.
Meet Your Maker, an occasional series exploring creativity with local makers. Tonight, new volunteer host Nichol Bourdeaux talked with muralists about creativity and community. Guests included:
Miriam Gutierez, an illustration and mural artist based out of SLC but originally from the central valley of California
Luis Novoa and Alan Ochoa of Roots Art Kollective, whose mission is to create murals that allow people to learn about the cultures that enrich our communities
Chris Peterson, who grew up in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains and started painting in his 20s, inspired by backcountry travel across the American West
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Sept. 22: 1st Annual Bonnie Ball Street Festival & Mural Celebration, 10a-4p at The Neighborhood Hive SLC, 2065 E. 2100 S., SLC. "The Neighborhood Hive is providing the giant canvas for a 120-foot mural of a Bonneville cutthroat trout on their building. Local artist @chrispetersonstudio is working with the Utah Wildlife Federation to create the mural and throw a party for Utah’s state fish. Bring the whole crew anytime between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for family fun including face painting, a kids art zone, fly casting lessons, and fly tying with expert tyers. There will be food trucks, a DJ, and a presentation at 3 p.m. Speakers will include teachers and students from nearby elementary schools talking about the Trout in the Classroom program, @utahdwr fisheries biologists talking about the fascinating science of #Bonnevillecutthroattrout and local anglers talking about the history and importance of native species."
Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Tonight's RadioACTive team included: