RadioActive: June 26, 2017

  • June 26, 2017
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Sgt. Pepper's Art Redux, Blindspot on Women in Art and Leadership, Rep. Chavez-Houck on a Decade of Legislative Service, Poet801 Debuts #RioGrande

Hosted by Lara Jones and Billy Palmer, tonight's RadioActive featured:

  • Madalena McNeil of Utahns Speak Out gave us an activist's perspective on Sec. Tom Price's visit to Colonial Flag in Sandy earlier today, as well as a preview of tomorrow's health care rally at the Federal Building, 125 S. State St., SLC.
  • Peggy Carrico, League of Women Voters of Utah, reported back on legislation discussed during last week's interim committee session of the Utah Legislature. 
  • Blindspot: Fifty years after The Beatles dropped Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, cover artist Jann Haworth is, again, updating the concept with an eye on women leaders. RadioActive's Lara Jones took a trip to SLC Pepper with Haworth to discuss why she feels compelled to continually update her most well-known creation. Creative director at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City, Haworth's latest exhibit, Woman/Women, is on display in the museum's human rights gallery, celebrating the contributions and influence of women.
  • Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck, who has announced she won’t seek re-election, reflects on her years in the Utah Legislature, and what it will take to elect more women leaders.
  • Salt Lake City rapper Poet, who added the voices and stories of homeless men to his new song and video, Rio Grande, and Valley Mental Health outreach worker Ashley Frazier