Our Community Calendar is a resource we offer to all qualified nonprofits. Community Calendar airs throughout the day on KCPW. Featured events are chosen at random. You will also find all current Community Calendar events listed here.
To submit an event to the Community Calendar, the event must meet the following criteria:
- The event must take place in Utah.
- The organization promoting the event must be a qualified 501 (c) (3) charity or political subdivision.
- The event cannot promote a religious organization or individual.
If your event meets these criteria, click Post Your Event below. Include your contact information in case we have any questions. Otherwise, your event may not get published.
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**Please submit request at least 10-14 days before your event – event listings read on-air are chosen at random, two weeks prior to the event.**
Repertory Dance Theatre presents LEGACY, October 3-5 at 7:30 pm at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. This stirring concert features José Limón’s modern dance masterpiece, “Missa Brevis” — a tribute to cities destroyed during World War II and to those unconquerable qualities in human beings that compel the spirit to rise in hope and to survive. Choreography features 22 dancers including RDT and guests from BYU and UVU who will perform to a powerful score by Zoltan Kodaly. Also on the concert are works by Doris Humphrey, Ted Shawn, Bill Evans, and Ze’eva Cohen — all legacies in the history of modern dance and of RDT. Tickets are $30 in advance ($15 for students & seniors). More information at www.rdtutah.org.
Making the Case Against Gene Patents: an Evening with ACLU Women’s Rights Project Attorney Sandra Park
Sandra S. Park is a Senior Staff Attorney in the ACLU Women’s Rights Project. At WRP, Sandra engages in litigation, policy advocacy, and public education at the national, state, and local levels to advance the rights and civil liberties of women and girls. She represented twenty medical organizations, geneticists, and patients in a groundbreaking lawsuit challenging patents granted on two human genes related to breast and ovarian cancer, resulting in a unanimous 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling invalidating gene patents.
The United Clans Swordsman Association will be holding our Bi-Annual sword fighting competition on October 12th 2013 at Liberty Park in Salt Lake city.
Though the competition is only open to current members of the Association, all are welcome to come and watch this competition.
The organization, which teaches long sword, short sword, dagger, and grappling, holds these competitions 2 times a year, in April and October, and is an opportunity for our members, and the community to see what it is that we teach as well as showcasing the best of our skills in a competition atmosphere.
The Utah Hispanic Dance Alliance (UHDA) invites you to attend our 14th annual Latin American Dance Spectacular on Saturday, October 12th, at 7:00 pm at the Rose Wagner Theater in downtown Salt Lake City. Colorful costumes, authentic music, and especially our native dancers combine to take the audience on a cultural tour of Latin America. The UHDA has dazzled audiences from Europe to South America and looks forward to performing for its hometown friends and neighbors. Tickets are only $10 and are available by calling Arttix at 801-355-ARTS or online at www.arttix.org
Have you been wondering about how federal sequestration cuts have impacted Utah non-profits that deliver food aide to our community? Concerned about the state of the 2013 Farm Bill? Curious about the relationship between food insecurity and nutrition?
Come to the 2013 Food Day Forum to participate in the discussion and get some answers!
Gina Cornia, Utahns Against Hunger Executive Director Mary Richardson, Salt Lake Community Action Program Neighborhood Manager Patrice Isabella, Utah Department of Health Nutritionist Bill Tibbitts, Crossroads Urban Center Associate Director
Food Day is a nationwide celebration of healthy, affordable, and sustainably produced food. The 100 Mile Meal is the culminating event for Salt Lake City’s celebration of Food Day.
Did you know the average meal in the United States travels 1,500 miles from the farm-gate to your plate? The 100 Mile Meal is an opportunity for Salt Lake City to celebrate its local food, farms, and economy, while illustrating a commitment to sustainable agriculture.
The meal will highlight seasonal ingredients sourced from farms within 100 miles of Mayor Becker’s Salt Lake office. The rest of the evening with feature the national premier of Green Living Project’s film short about the New Roots Refugee Agriculture Program, and speeches by the filmmaker and Mayors of Salt Lake County and Salt Lake City.
Proceeds from the 100 Mile Meal will benefit Slow Food Utah’s Micro-Grant Program, which supports local food-related projects, especially small-scale food growers and producers, community innovators, and educators.
“salt 8″ featured artist Shigeyuki Kihara will perform her iconic solo dance, which draws on the classical Samoan taualuga to retell the cultural legacy of colonialism in Samoa from an indigenous perspective. Kihara is a prominent artist born in Samoa and based in New Zealand; her work investigates the complexities of cultural identity, colonialism, representation, gender roles, and spirituality through performance, photography, and video. Kihara’s work is featured in the salt gallery, as well as inserted into the UMFA’s Pacific Island galleries in the Dolores Doré Eccles and Frank Sanguinetti Exhibition Wing—a photographic intervention meant to stimulate dialogue among the objects.
In this superlative mystery comedy, statuettes of little soldier boys on the mantel of a house on an island off the coast of Devon fall to the floor and break one by one as ten guilty strangers succumb to a diabolical avenger. One by one they are accused of murder; one by one they start to die. A nursery rhyme tells how each of the ten “soldiers” met his death until there were none. Eight guests who have never met each other or their apparently absent host and hostess are lured to the island and, along with the two house servants, marooned. A mysterious voice accuses each of having gotten away with murder and then one drops dead—poisoned. One down and nine to go! The excitement never lets up in this ideal play for schools, colleges and community theatres.
The production will show October 17 – 19 and 24 – 26.
General admission is $10.00