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KCPW Takes Home SPJ Awards

KCPW took home honors at the Utah Headliners journalism awards banquet on June 15. The awards are given out by the regional

Live Conversation with Author Mary Roach

On Wednesday, June 21st, KCPW aired a live conversation with New York Times best-selling author Mary Roach. Among other things, Roach is

Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for May 28th, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Ray Brown Trio – America 3. Charlie Haden

Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for May 21st

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Count Basie Orchestra – Warm Breeze 3. Wayne

2017 Spring Thank You!

Dear KCPW Supporters, Now that our 2017 Spring Pledge Drive is wrapping up, we’d like to take a moment and thank you for investing in

Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for April 9th, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong – April In

National Immigration Forum Director Ali Noorani on the Utah Model

Today on the show Jason speaks with Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum about his book “There Goes the

KCPW Signal Upgrade Completed!

KCPW has finished a nearly two-year project that strengthens its signal and increases its broadcast range at a consolidated frequency. This means

Talking ‘Tactical Urbanism’ with Mike Lydon from Street Plans Collaborative

Today on the program a conversation with Mike Lydon from Street Plans about urban planning and the concept of tactical urbanism, an

Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for March 12, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. David Benoit – Waiting For Spring 3. Bob

Alison Einerson and Jorge Fierro on the Effect of New Funding for the Winter Market

Today on the show, Jason Mathis is joined by Alison Einerson, Director of the Downtown Farmers Market and Jorge Fierro, owner of

Spring Call for Volunteers: March 24-31!

Spring Pledge Drive is upon us, and all of us here at KCPW are hoping you’ll take part! Whether it’s for one

Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for February 26, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1.   Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie –   Salt Peanuts    Opening Theme 2.   Louie Armstrong – Do You Know What

Internet Properties Founder Vasilios Priskos on Affordable Housing and More

Today on the show host Jason Mathis is joined by Vasilios Priskos. Priskos is the founder of and principal broker at InterNet

John Milliken on Homelessness, Artspace, and Reinvigorating Distressed Neighborhoods

Today on the show Jason speaks with local businessman John Milliken about his work with Artspace, the need for low-income housing, and

Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for February 19, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00 PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Ahmad Jamal – Flight To Russia 3.

Downtown Rising Action Plan Updates: Residential and Tech Growth and More

Jesse Dean, Director or Urban Development for the Downtown Alliance joins Jason for a preview of the updated Downtown Rising Action Plan,

Coverage from the 2017 Utah State Legislature

The 2017 Utah State Legislative Session is underway and KCPW is covering what’s happening on the hill every weekday morning. Major topics

Natural History Museum of Utah Lecture Series Focuses on Food

KCPW is pleased to again be the media partner for this year’s Natural History Museum of Utah Lecture Series. This year, the

Spotlight on Alcohol Laws and Restaurants at the Legislature

Jason speaks today with Michele Corigliano, Executive Director of the Salt Lake Area Restaurant Association about alcohol regulations related to restaurants in

Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for February 5, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Donald Byrd with Wayne Shorter & Herbie Hancock

Panel Explores Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and refugees, the University of Utah College of Social Work organized

Arlyn Bradshaw on Salt Lake County Council Resolution Opposing Executive Order

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis speaks with Salt Lake County Council Member Arlyn Bradshaw about the action the council took

Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for January 29, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Mark Massey – January 29th, Ain’t It So

Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for January 22, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts – Opening Theme 2. Count Basie Orchestra – Down For The

Daily Buzz from Sundance Returns as a Podcast

With the 2017 Sundance Film Festival upon us, KCPW is once again playing host to The Daily Buzz, a podcast featuring interviews

Special Live Inauguration Day Coverage from the BBC

Official proceedings start at 10am MST, followed by national and international reaction and analysis. Tune to KCPW at 88.3 or 105.5 FM

Salt Lake’s Sundance Festival Café

Today on the show, Jason speaks with Michael Mack from Visit Salt Lake about the Sundance Festival Café. During the Sundance Film

Encore Bistro at the Eccles Theater

Today on the program, Jason is joined by Derek Deitsch, Marketing Director for Cuisine Unlimited, which runs the Encore Bistro, and all