Author Archive

Big Data: Shaping the Future of Your City

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis speaks with Jack Vines, Chief Strategy Officer for Blyncsy, a company that anonymously gathers data

KCPW Seeks Your Input for Environment-Focused Program

KCPW is developing a weekly, hour-long radio program and podcast dedicated to environmental coverage. It’s a subject we know is near and

Authors of a New Study Examining Parking in Downtown SLC

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis is joined by Jeff Tumlin and Phil Olmstead of Nelson\Nygaard, a consulting firm that has

Support Your Sounds this Summer

Summertime makes for some great sounds: the sizzle of the grill, the splash of a swimming pool, the bustle of the farmers

Eccles Theater’s Katherine Potter Discusses Grand Opening Season

Today on Downtown SLC host Jason Mathis gets an update from Katherine Potter, senior advisor to the Redevelopment Agency in Salt Lake

UMOCA’s Kristian Anderson on Art in the City

Today on the program Jason Mathis is joined by Kristian Anderson, Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, or UMOCA.

Two New Programs Join KCPW’s Schedule

In July, two public radio programs familiar to our listeners are going off the air. Wire Tap, featuring the creative musings of

Town Hall Examines Rape Culture on Utah Campuses

In partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune, KCPW producer and host Roger McDonough moderated a town hall forum looking at sexual assault on Utah

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 06/26/2016

Playlist – June 26th, 2016 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy – Salt Peanuts 2. Bill Mays Trio – Summer Serenade 3. Ella

The 40th Anniversary Utah Arts Festival

Today on the program, guest host Nick Como has a conversation with Lisa Sewell, Executive Director of the Utah Arts Festival. They

The Utah Blues Festival: Two Years and Growing

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis is joined by Brian Kelm, president of the Utah Blues Society and co-producer of the

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 06/12/2016

Playlist – June 12th, 2016 1. Charlie & Dizzy – Salt Peanuts – theme 2. Allan Vache Sextet – June Night 3.

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 06/05/2016

Playlist – June 5th, 2016 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy – Salt Peanuts – Theme 2. Wayne Bergeron – High Clouds And

Beehive Distilling and 25 Years of Farmers Markets in Salt Lake City

During the first half of today’s show, host Jason Mathis is joined by Chris Barlow of Beehive Distilling to talk about local

A Change for Behind the Headlines

Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who since 2013 has hosted The Salt Lake Tribune/KCPW program Behind the Headlines, is moving to the University of Utah’s

Salt Lake County’s Collective Impact on Homelessness Initiative

Today, Jason Mathis is joined by Shaleane Gee and Patrick Reimherr, senior leaders in Salt Lake County who are looking at how

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 05/08/2016

Playlist – May 8, 2016 1.   Charlie Parker & Dizzy –  Salt Peanuts  Theme 2.   Miles Davis –  So What  from Kind

Salt Lake City Launches “Downtown Rising 2.0”

Today on Downtown SLC host Jason Mathis is joined by Jesse Dean, Director of Urban Development at the Downtown Alliance to discuss

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 05/01/2016

PLAYLIST – May 1, 2016 1.   Bird & Dizzy –  Salt Peanuts  (Opening Theme) 2.   Chet Baker –  Well You Needn’t 3.  

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 130 (4/28/16)

On the show this week, Dan, Jim and Matt Lusty (filling in for Natalie) discuss Utah’s party conventions and the race for

Martine Cafe: Restaurant Changes as Neighborhood Evolves

Today a conversation about Martine – a fixture on the Salt Lake dining scene for decades. Host Jason Mathis speaks with Brandon

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 04/24/2016

PLAYLIST – April 24, 2016 1.   Charlie Parker & Dizzy  –  Salt Peanuts (Opening Theme) 2.   Clayton – Hamilton Jazz Orchestra  –  15

Behind the Headlines: Protesters at BYU, Bears Ears and a Tribune Sale

Protesters deliver a petition with more than 90,000 signatures to BYU, asking to amend the school’s Honor Code policies to protect victims

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 129 (4/21/16)

This week, Jim, Dan and Matt Lusty (filling in for Natalie) talk about the resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis in

Convention of Association Leaders Coming to SLC

Michael Mack, Vice President of Services at Visit Salt Lake highlights a big convention headed to our downtown in August. It’s not

Behind the Headlines: Sexual assault at BYU, the GOP’s signature debacle, SLC travel ban

Several Brigham Young University students say reports of sexual assault are routinely funneled to the school’s Honor Code Office. The Utah Republican

Humans of Salt Lake City Works to tell Untold Stories

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis is joined by Humans of Salt Lake City founder Mike Angelieri. Based on the Humans of

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 128 (4/14/16)

This week, Natalie, Dan and Jim discuss Sen. Mike Lee’s leadership bid, the minimum wage, and SB54. Also, revisiting the presidential campaign,

Behind the Headlines: Judge says signature path to ballot is constitutional, polygamist leader to stay in jail, former Jazz coach Sloan reveals health problems

A judge says it is constitutional for candidates to gather signatures to get on the ballot. Polygamist leader Lyle Jeffs will stay

Salt Lake City Marathon Set for April 16th

Today on the show, the ins and outs of the various events taking place as part of the Salt Lake City Marathon.