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Sponsor a Challenge Grant; Join KCPW On-Air!

Businesses, nonprofits, families, clubs, teams… anyone and everyone can become a challenge grant sponsor during the KCPW Fall Pledge Drive (Sept. 23-30). During the hour

Downtown Dine O’Round and a Spotlight on Cucina Toscana

Today on the program a spotlight on Cucina Toscana as the Downtown Dine O’Round gets ready to kick off. Running September 9-25,

NOW ID Dance Company’s House of Apocalypse Fundraiser

This week on the show, members of Now ID Dance Company preview their upcoming House of Apocalypse fundraising event, which happens this

NHMU Lecture: Eric Green on Human Genomics, Precision Medicine, and Advancing Human Health

On August 8th, the Natural History Museum of Utah presented a lecture featuring Dr. Eric Green, Director of the National Human Genome

Jesse Dean on the State of Downtown Economic Benchmark Report

Today on Downtown SLC, Jason Mathis speaks with Jesse Dean, Director of Urban Development for the Downtown Alliance. This week group released

Salt Lake County Unveils Next Steps in Homelessness Plan

Today on the show, Jason speaks to Shaleane Gee with Salt Lake County about new actions the county is proposing to address

Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for July 31st, 2016

Jazz Time Playlist for Sunday July 31st, 2016 6.00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. John

The Impact of Two Upcoming Conventions on SLC

This week on the show Jason speaks with Michael Mack, Vice President of Services at Visit Salt Lake, the Convention and Visitors

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 07/24/2016

Playlist for Sunday July 24th, 2016 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts opening theme 2. Count Basie Orchestra

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

9/1/16 update:  Thank you to everyone who responded to the survey! The survey is now closed, and we are currently compiling your responses. Next

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 07/17/2016

Playlist for July 17th, 2016 6:00PM. 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts theme 2. Dave Brubeck Quartet – The

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

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 Explores 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

Join KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune for a Town Hall on Campus Sexual Assault

Across the country and in Utah, schools and the justice system are coming under scrutiny for the way they respond to sexual

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