RadioACTive: May 5, 2021

  • May 5, 2021
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Get insights for you and the community from Mental Healthy F.I.T. and its new See It This Way program, NAMI Utah and Planted Healing. Plus, artist Lamont Joseph White, whose Skiing in Color exhibit opens at Snowbird this week.

Tonight's lineup:

RadioACTive volunteer Natalie Benoy, along with Community Co-Host Nick Burns and Host Lara Jones, shared the following items during Rallies & Resources:

  • Today is National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives. Wear red to show your support! MMIW+ Day of Remembrance, 6:00 p.m. online. Event by MMIW+ of Utah: “A discussion and Q&A on Utah's MMIW+ Taskforce with Representative Angela Romero and Restoring Ancestral Winds. MMIW+ of Utah Chair, Michelle Brown, will facilitate the webinar and read questions from participants at the end of the discussion.”

  • Thursday, May 6: Creating Waterwise Park Strips, 6-7:30 p.m. online. Event by Conservation Garden Park and Localscapes. This webinar will go over the requirements for the Flip your Strip program — a rebate program available to most of Salt Lake County through Utah Water Savers. Click here to register to attend.

  • Sat-Wed, May 8-12: Red Butte Garden Annual Spring Plant Sale & Fundraiser, 12:00-7:00 p.m. at Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre, 2155 Red Butte Canyon Rd., SLC. This year the annual plant sale will be held over the span of five days to allow for pre-registration time slots and social distancing. Click here to register online.

  • Friday, May 14: Utah Thrive 125 call for artists deadline. Artists are asked to submit a Statement of Interest in creating new work related to this project and sample images of previous work by May 14th. This Statement of Interest may include why you are interested in the project, conceptual ideas for a new work, or explanations of how existing work proposed responds to this project. A minimum of 10 artists will be selected from the applications. Selected artists will be invited to create work based on their statement of interest, past work samples, or the proposed existing works. All selected artists will be paid $3,000 in exchange for a high-quality digital image of the artwork and the unrestricted use of the image by DHA in the promotion and celebration of Thrive 125 and the Utah arts community. 

Artist Lamont Joseph White, whose "Skiing in Color" exhibit opens at Snowbird this week. 

  • May 6: Lamont Joseph White Gallery Opening, 2-3 p.m., Bird’s Nest room, located on Level 2 of the Snowbird Center. FREE, open to the public. Painted with oil on canvas during his residency in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, the collection is influenced by White’s experience as a Black and brown person in the historically white space of skiing. The artist will host a Q&A session. All attendees will be required to wear face coverings. For more information on the artist and gallery, click here.  

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. RadioACTive’s panel discussion featured the following guests:

Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones
  • Community Co-Host: Nick Burns
  • Volunteer: Natalie Benoy