Downtown SLC Archive

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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