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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

SLC Deputy Chief of Staff Jill Remington Love on Homelessness

Today we look at the mayor’s commission to evaluate homeless service facilities. Host Jason Mathis is joined by Jill Remington Love, a

Legislative Preview with Downtown Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck

Utah’s Legislative Session kicks off on Monday. Today we’re joined by Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck to get a preview of the session, about

Latest on the Eccles Theater with SLC Arts Advisor Katherine Potter

Today on the program we take a close look at the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater (formerly the Utah Performing

Year in Review/Year Ahead with David Everitt

Today on the show, a New Year’s Day conversation with David Everitt, Chief of Staff in the Salt Lake City Mayor’s office.

We made our match!

Thanks to all who helped raise over $8,000 and secure two matching grants in the process. We’d like to also thank the Lawrence

It takes more than just listening.

Support KCPW in the New Year with a donation today. Our goal is to provide you with high-quality, thoughtful, entertaining, and above all

EVE Winterfest: Reflecting on 2014 and Celebrating 2015

Today on Downtown SLC we’re talking about EVE, a three-day celebration with concerts, DJs, grown-up drinks, and engaging activities for kids and

Restauranteur Scott Evans on Finca, Pago, Liberty Tap Room and Hub & Spoke Eatery

Today on the program we hear from renowned Salt Lake restaurant entrepreneur Scott Evans. Evans discusses moving his tapas restaurant Finca from

Differing Views on Plans for Big Water Projects in Utah

(KCPW News) Utah’s population is expected to nearly double in the next 40 years and many policymakers worry that the desert state

The Jingle Bus – An Established Downtown Tradition

From now through December 28th, holiday visitors to downtown Salt Lake City can hop-on and off the Jingle Bus, a holiday themed

Celeste Eggert from The Road Home about Serving Utah’s Homeless Population

Today, a special Thanksgiving edition of Downtown SLC – a conversation with Celeste Eggert from The Road Home. She’ll describe their work

What’s Behind the Coworking Phenomenon in Salt Lake City?

Today on the show, we’re looking at coworking – an up-and-coming international trend that brings people of diverse backgrounds together to work

Bringing a Giant Disco Ball to the Skyline for Eve Celebration

Today on the program, we discuss the Kickstartercampaign to bring the largest disco ball in America to the sky above Salt Lake

Launch of the 2014 Winter Market at the Rio Grande Depot

The Winter Market at Rio Grande Depot is back! Today we’ll speak with Alison Einerson, Winter Market Manager, to hear about how

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 54 (10/23/14)

This week, Natalie tries to bring Greg to the productive middle, Utah is ranked the worst state for women in the country,

Clark Planetarium’s Seth Jarvis Discusses the Partial Solar Eclipse

On Thursday afternoon (October 23, 2014) a partial solar eclipse is occurring in much of North America. We’ll learn about safely viewing

KCPW Open House

Join us Saturday, October 25 from 11-1 to take a tour, learn about the station, and meet KCPW staff, board members, and

10/16/2014 – Utah House District 43

Democrat Diane Lewis and Republican Earl Tanner debate on October 16, 2014, at the Tanner Building in West Jordan, Utah. Lewis and

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 53 (10/16/14)

Fmr. Lt. Gov. Greg Bell is our special guest centrist, and he gives his take on his old boss’s Healthy Utah plan.