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The Rundown: Ted Bunch Makes “A Call To Men” to Respect Women (Part 1)

In the first of a two-part interview, KCPW’s Roger McDonough sits down with Ted Bunch, co-founder and co-director of A Call To

The Rundown: Anthropologist Polly Wiessner on Fire’s Cultural Role in Human Development

University of Utah anthropologist Polly Wiessner’s new study suggests ancient humans may have been culturally and socially influenced by the glow of firelight.

The Rundown: Author Richard Heinberg and Coming to Terms with “Our New Economic Reality”

On today’s episode, KCPW’s Roger McDonough talks to Richard Heinberg, author of The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality. That

09/25/2014 – Utah’s Second Congressional District Race

Full audio of a debate from September 25, 2014, between two candidates for Utah’s Second Congressional District: Republican incumbent, Rep. Chris Stewart and

What the Zoo, Arts, and Parks Tax does for Salt Lake City and County

The SL County Zoo Arts and Parks program began in 1996 and requires renewal by voters. Today on the show we’ll hear

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 50 (9/25/14)

Listen to 49 episodes of Both Sides of the Aisle, and you get the 50th Greg-free! In lieu of their conservative voice,

9/23/2014 – Utah House District 30

Republican Fred Cox and Democrat Mike Lee face off in a debate on September 23, 2014, at the West Valley City Library.

09/23/2014 – Utah’s First Congressional District Race

Full audio of a debate from September 23, 2014, between two candidates for Utah’s First Congressional District: Republican incumbent, Rep. Rob Bishop

09/16/2014 – Salt Lake County Council at Large

Two candidates for Salt Lake County council at large debate at the Leonardo in downtown Salt Lake City on September 16, 2014:

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 49 (9/18/14)

A comment on the tragic Saratoga Springs shooting; a statue of a Socialist has been dedicated at Utah’s Capitol building; and Governor

Fred Moesinger on Caffé Molise and the Evolution of Dining Downtown

Today on the program we’re joined by Fred Moesinger, Chef-Owner of Caffé Molise in downtown Salt Lake. Moesinger talks about his experience

The Rundown: U.S. Soccer’s Megan Rapinoe on Being a Gay Athlete and Investing in the Future of Women’s Soccer

Midfielder Megan Rapinoe figures to be a major part of the U.S. national team in the coming years. She’s already won a

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 48 (9/11/14)

Governor Herbert has reached a “conceptual” agreement on Healthy Utah, which evokes some unusual metaphorical imagery from Jim. And a federal judge in

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 47 (9/4/14)

Thanks to Southern Utah University, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid has one less building named after himself. Risque photos of celebrities find their

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 46 (8/28/14)

An audit of UTA is less than complimentary; outgoing House Speaker Becky Lockhart is angling for a new job;  and beginning of

Salt Lake Film Society Executive Director Tori Baker

Today on the show we’re joined by Tori Baker, Executive Director of the Salt Lake Film Society, to hear about the role

Making the Decision to Work (and Live) in Salt Lake’s Downtown

Today on the show we’re joined by a group of people who have chosen to work in Salt Lake City’s downtown, for

Salt Lake City Economic Development Director Stuart Clason on Quality Growth

Today we hear from Stuart Clason, Director of Economic Development for Salt Lake City. We’ll talk about the current boom in the

Salt Lake’s Six Step Plan to Address Homelessness Around Pioneer Park

Today on the program, a conversation with Salt Lake City Homeless Services Coordinator Liz Buehler about a new city initiative to improve

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 43 August 7

This week, the gang discusses Sen. John Valentine’s departure from the Utah Senate (and what it could mean about the state’s liquor

March/April: Book on Tape Worm

March/April 2014: Book On Tape Worm STAY TUNED FOR THE NEXT VIDEO BROUGHT TO YOU BY KCPW! SFL is sound engineered by

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 42 July 31

Is The Book of Mormon the musical all in good fun, or is it religious bigotry? Should Utah take in immigrant children from

KCPW’s Budget and Plan Forward

As part of the campaign to make KCPW sustainable, the station has committed itself to a policy of transparency. Part of this

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 41 July 24

A discussion on the tragedy of Malaysia Airlines flight 17; unions are after Salt Lake County DA Sim Gill; and should Pioneer

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 40 July 17

The Utah attorneys general saga continues; leadership changes are coming in the Utah legislature; and Chris Bleak says Utah is a great place for

Previewing the State of Downtown Report – and Event – With Jesse Dean

Today on the program we’re speaking with Jesse Dean, the Downtown Alliance’s Director of Urban Development. We’ll get a preview of next

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 38 July 3rd

Rep. Brian King represents the Left in place of Jim; Un-contested political races in the State of Utah, the Hobby Lobby Ruling,

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 37 June 26th

Gov. Herbert officially seeking a third term, The 10th Circuit Court upholds the ruling of the lower court on Same Sex Marriage,

YOU KEPT US ON THE AIR!

You did it! This station’s listeners have always been its backbone. Today, though, KCPW is especially grateful to the hundreds of people

Previewing the 2014 Utah Arts Festival with Lisa Sewell and Topher Horman

The Utah Arts Festival, which runs this Thursday through Sunday, is in its 38th year. We’ll speak with Arts Festival Executive Director