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Clark Planetarium Director Seth Jarvis on Mars, Eclipses, and all things Astronomical

Today on the program, Clark Planetarium Director Seth Jarvis talks to host Jason Mathis about NASA’s Martian water announcement, the recent lunar

Fall Pledge Drive Starts Oct. 1

KCPW Fall Pledge Drive October 1 – 9, 2015 If you caught the recent edition of our daily segment, Christy the Wordsmith, you’ll

Previewing the Tumbleweeds Film Festival (for Kids!)

Today on the show, Patrick Hubley, Artistic Director with the Utah Film Festival and founder of the Tumbleweeds Film Festival. Tumbleweeds runs

Weekend Programming Shuffle

In the next couple of weeks, KCPW will be reshuffling its weekend programming with the recent announcements of two show cancellations. In

UPR Picks Up Behind the Headlines

Behind the Headlines, the weekly reporter news roundtable brought to you by KCPW and the Salt Lake Tribune, now has a wider

Previewing the Downtown Dine O’Round

Today on Downtown SLC a look at the Salt Lake Dine O’Round, which features 50 restaurants offering $5 or $10 lunches, as

SLC Urban Designer Molly Robinson on the Downtown Master Plan

The Downtown Master Plan was unanimously approved by the Salt Lake Planning Commission last week. Today on Downtown SLC host Jason Mathis

Growing the Tuesday Evening Farmers Market

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis is joined by Kim Angeli Selin, Senior Director of Events and Programs at the Downtown

UMOCA’s Kristen Anderson and Guests Highlight Museum’s Offerings

Today on the program UMOCA Executive Director Kristen Anderson guest-hosts the show and speaks with local artist Gary Vlasic and UMOCA Curator

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market’s Big Impact on SLC

Michael Mack, VP of Services at Visit Salt Lake, joins host Jason Mathis to discuss the impact that the Outdoor Retailer shows

Taking Back the Rio Grand Neighborhood

Today, Acting Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown, and Spy Hop Executive Director Kasandra VerBrugghen join host Jason Mathis to talk

Days of 47 Rodeo Brings more than Just Rodeo

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis interviews Kem Gardner of the Days of 47 Rodeo. There’s more to this celebration of

2015 Summer Listener Feedback

We love to hear from you. Compliments and criticisms alike are valued and appreciated – a bellweather of sorts, offering a better

The State of Downtown

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis gets a preview of the upcoming State of Downtown event with Jesse Dean, Director of

Prosecutors ask feds to take over Swallow, Shurltleff cases, Republicans donate to Lyman’s defense, how ACA ruling affects Healthy Utah

Local prosecutors have asked federal investigators to take over the cases against former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff. Utah

2015 Utah Arts Fest Preview

Today on Downtown SLC, a preview of the 39th annual Utah Arts Festival with Lisa Sewell, Executive Director of the festival. Some

2015 Pride Festival, Parade, and Events Preview

Today on Downtown SLC, we feature a conversation with Mathew Landis, Talent Director for the Utah Pride Festival, and with Sarah Luks-Morgan,

Contemplating a 24-Hour Public Library in the Heart of Salt Lake

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis discusses the idea of keeping the downtown Main Library open all the time – with

Wine Academy of Utah Founder Jim Santangelo on Understanding Wines

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis speaks with Jim Santangelo, who is the founder of the Wine Academy of Utah. We’ll

Thank you!

Earlier this month, we raised over $25,000 for the station thanks to a $10,000 matching grant generously donated by the Hinckley Institute’s Wayne

UMOCA’s Kristian Anderson Talks Contemporary Art in SLC

Today on the program host Jason Mathis speaks with Kristian Anderson, Executive Director of UMOCA – the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.

Join Us: One-Day Pledge Drive!

Friday, April 17, 2015 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. HOW TO GIVE: Donate online, or give us a call at (801) 359-5279!

Now Hiring: Administrative Assistant

KCPW is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant – someone who can independently manage some of the critical tasks that help keep

New Utah Film Center Executive Director Elizabeth Nebeker

Salt Lake City is a hub for independent film. Opportunities abound for locals to get exposed to a wide range of film

Salt Lake City Selected as 8th Google Fiber City

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis speaks with Devon Baer, Associate City Manager with Google Fiber. Google announced this week that

SL County Data Innovation Director Fraser Nelson on Homelessness

Despite major gains in addressing chronic homelessness in our community, problems persist. Today on the show, host Jason Mathis speaks with Fraser

An Overhaul for Salt Lake’s Parking Meters

Today on the show we hear from Salt Lake City Transportation Director Robin Hutcheson about an overhaul of how paid parking works

Governor Gary Herbert’s Healthy Utah Plan at the Legislature

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis is joined by the American Cancer Society’s Brooke Carlisle to talk about Healthy Utah, Gov.

Michael Mack VP of Services at Visit Salt Lake on Convention Business

Today on the show we’ll speak with Michael Mack, Vice President of Services at Visit Salt Lake, about a major economic driver

Squatters Co-founder Peter Cole on Salt Lake Brewing and where it’s Headed

Today on Downtown SLC host Jason Mathis sits down with Peter Cole, Co-founder of Squatters Craft Beers, to talk about the history