Our Community Calendar is a resource we offer to all qualified nonprofits. Community Calendar events are highlighted live, on-air throughout the day on KCPW. Featured events are chosen at random. You will also find all current Community Calendar events listed here at kcpw.org.
PLEASE NOTE: Our Community Calendar now also has a physical home. Following the criteria listed below, bring professional materials (no handwritten signs please) promoting your event to the KCPW studios at 210 East 400 South, Suite 10. We’ll happily hang them in our window for all Library Square traffic to see.
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.
KCPW would like to encourage you to make the most of your post by adding a featured image and links to your organization. Utilize the provided field boxes (i.e. location, ticket information) to display information as accurately and quickly as possible. Please do not submit duplicate postings for the same event.
Please submit requests at least 10-14 days before your event – event listings read on-air are chosen at random, at least two weeks prior to the event.
If you are posting a class or workshop that requires registration, list just the first instance in the date and time, and include the details for subsequent classes in the description.
REEL Stories, Spy Hop Productions longest running film class, opens up the world of filmmaking to anyone who is interested and passionate about telling their story. For almost all of the students, this was their first experience making a film, and the final results are a tribute to their months of hard work.
Join us for a free screening of these films. After each screening there will be a short Q&A with the filmmaker. A reception will follow with some light refreshments. This is a free event but space is limited. Come hear what the next generation of filmmakers have to say, we promise you won’t be disappointed.
Directed by Malik Bendjelloul
86 minutes, color, Sweden, United Kingdom, 2012 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection, 2012 Sundance Film Festival World Documentary Audience Award, 2013 Academy Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary
Rodriguez was the greatest ‘70s US rock icon who never was. Hailed as the greatest recording artist of his generation he disappeared into oblivion – rising again from the ashes in a completely different context many miles away.
*See Rodriguez perform at Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre on July 9
Film rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Utah Film Circuit presents: (T)error
(T)ERROR is the first documentary to place filmnakers on the ground during an active FBI counterterrorism sting operation. Taut, stark and controversial, (T)ERROR illuminates the fragile relationships between the individual and surveillance state in modern America, and asks who is watching the watchers?
Directed by Louie Psihoyos
90-minutes color, U.S.A., 2015 Sundance Film Festival
Academy Award-winner Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) assembles a unique team to show the world never-before-seen images that expose issues surrounding endangered species and mass extinction. Whether infiltrating notorious black markets or exploring humans’ effect on the environment, Racing Extinction will change the way you see the world
*Presented in collaboration with Recycle Utah.
Film not rated by the Motion Picture Association of America. Several instances of mild language.
HAVANA CURVEBALL…Thirteen-year-old Mica takes to heart his Rabbi’s dictate to help “heal the world,” and launches a grand plan to send baseballs to Cuba – a country he knows has few resources, loves baseball, and gave his Jewish grandpa during the Holocaust. Recommended for ages 11+ Free popcorn provided!
Have you ever wondered if something in a movie could really happen? Join Have you ever wondered if something in a movie could really ever happen? Join Salt Lake County Library and the Natural History Museum of Utah for three fun movie nights and meet a variety of experts who will “Debunk the Junk” from “Mimic”. Part of the Debunk The Junk : Science Movie Lab Series
In Manhattan, cockroaches are spreading the deadly “Strickler’s Disease” that is claiming hundreds of the city’s children. Entomologist, Susan Tyler uses genetic engineering to create what she and her colleague (and husband) Peter Mann call the Judas Breed, a large insect that releases an enzyme that kills off the disease carrying roaches by speeding up their metabolism.
Come and see the excitement in this movie. Free popcorn for all guests.
Have you ever wondered if something in a movie could really ever
happen? Join Salt Lake County Library and the Natural History
Museum of Utah for a fun movie night and meet experts who will
“Debunk the Junk” from Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds”. Tracey
Aviary experts will join us with live birds and a post-film Q & A!
Based on the popular book series by Kenneth Bogh Anderson, Antboy follows 12-year-old Pelle as he gains all the powers of an ant that bites him! Antboy soon realizes he in not the only one in town with superpowers, when he discovers a scary opponent called The Flea.
Presented in Danish with English subtitles.
Please join the International Rescue Committee’s new GenR chapter for a screening of Escaping Syria, the award-winning documentary produced by the IRC. This moving short film sheds light on the impact the Syrian civil war has had on millions of people forced to flee their homes and communities. The reception and screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker and IRC Executive Producer Cathe Neukum.
Directed by Benh Zeitlin
93-minutes, U.S.A. , 2012 Sundance Film Festival, 2012 Sundance Film Festival U.S. Dramatic Grand Jury Prize and Excellence in Cinematography Award
Waters gonna rise up, wild animals gonna rerun from the grave, and everything south of the levee is goin’ under, in this tale of a six year old named Hushpuppy, who lives with her daddy at the edge of the world. Cast: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry.
*Presented in collaboration with the Kimball Arts Festival, as part of the Festival After Dark program.
Film rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Directed by Daniel Junge
102-minutes, U.S.A., 2015 Sundance Film Festival
Millions know the man, but few know his story. Academy Award-winner Daniel Junge (Saving Face) and actor/producer Johnny Knoxville take a candid look at American daredevil and icon Robert “Evel” Knievel while also reflecting on our voracious public appetite for heroes and spectacle
*Presented in collaboration with Park City Recreation. Director Daniel Junge will attend the screening and participate in a guided discussion before the film.
Film not rated by the Motion Picture Association of America. Contains strong language throughout.
An epic true story that captures the real-life love, humor, and determination of the majestic kings of the savanna. The story features Mara, a lion cub who strives to grow up with her mother’s strength and spirit; Sita, a fearless cheetah and single mother of five mischievous newborns; and Fang, a proud leader of the pride. Free popcorn included!