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.

 

Aug
25
Fri
Museum-Wide Opening Reception @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Museum-Wide Opening Reception @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art |  |  |

Come explore our newest exhibitions in the Main, Codec, A-I-R and Ed. Space galleries at UMOCA on Friday, August 25 from 7 – 9 p.m. A cash bar and light refreshments will be available as you stroll through “Cities of Conviction,” Al Ahad’s “The Hijab Project,” Jason Manley’s “Shrinking Room” and Jaime Salvador Castillo and Michael Anthony García’s “whereABOUTS.” Performances will occur throughout the evening.

“Cities of Conviction” in the Main and Codec galleries explores the connection between Salt Lake City and Saudi Arabia in relation to natural resources, pilgrimage and tension surrounding commercial development around cultural heritage sites. This is an unprecedented exhibition in the state of Utah, featuring contemporary Saudi Arabian artists. In connection with “Cities of Conviction,” Saudi Arabian artist Balqis Al Rashed will participate in a six-week residency at UMOCA. UMOCA’s first international Artist-in-Residence, Al Rashed focuses on the creation of meanings, practices and dichotomies in respect to the collective, identity and the self. Al Rashed will also be hosting workshops at UMOCA that correlate with her work.

Artist-in-Residence Jason Manley’s installation “Shrinking Room” will be on display in the A-I-R Space. Manley’s drawings, sculptures and public artworks examine the effects of language on the physical design of things and places.

Local organization Al Ahad (Always Love Against Hate And Discrimination) works to change public perceptions of Islam. Al Ahad hopes to counter the widespread disinformation about the hijab and dispel stereotypes surrounding women who wear the hijab. Thus they created “The Hijab Project,” which invited local Muslim women to create their own headscarves. View their unique artworks in the Ed. Space.

“whereABOUTS” is an interactive and immersive exhibition designed by Jaime Salvador Castillo and Michael Anthony García for the UMOCA Art Truck. After traveling to schools and communities around the state collecting art maps investigating the relationship between location, identity and community, the culminating installation by Castillo and García will be on display in UMOCA’s Ed. Space.

Image: Arwa Al Neami, “Never Never Land” (2014). Image courtesy of the artist.

Sep
9
Sat
Givestock Music & Arts Fair @ Fort Buenaventura
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Givestock Music & Arts Fair @ Fort Buenaventura |  |  |

Givestock, a community music & art fair, is coming to Ogden’s Fort Buenaventura (2450 A Ave, Ogden) Saturday, September 9th from noon – 10pm! Musical acts include Dr. Dog, The National Parks, Fictionist, Joshua James, RKDN, Joe McQueen Quartet, Panthermilk, Cinders, plus a local mystery band!
Also included are local food trucks & vendors, Uinta beer and Ogden’s Own Distillery liquor garden and a bike valet compliments of the Ogden Bicycle Collective.
Art exhibits include live muralists, the Dichroic Skull art piece, and local artist vendors. We will also have fun activities for the whole family with a musical petting zoo with Imagine Music, interactive art mural with Nurture the Creative Mind, magnet rock hold DIY station with the Front Climbing Gym and the Drum Bus!
What else? How about a hammock garden sponsored by Bear Butt, an adult sized playground from the SophistaPirates and Friar Tuck’s and Salt Lake Barber will be cutting hair and giving shaves with a giveback! For every ticket purchased, two meals will be donated to the Utah Food Bank, along with other giveback opportunities at the festival.

UMOCA Family Art Saturday: 3D Calligraphy @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
UMOCA Family Art Saturday: 3D Calligraphy @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art |  |  |

Inspired by the sculptural calligraphy of Nassar Al-Salem, UMOCA presents Family Art Saturday: 3D Calligraphy. “Cities of Salt” is a collaborative exhibition that highlights connections between Salt Lake City and Saudi Arabia by looking at the way language frames our experience of the world. Explore the physical shape of your name by building a 3D calligraphic structure made of colorful, curled paper towers. Family Art Saturdays offer families an opportunity to discover UMOCA’s various exhibitions and participate in an art-making activity led by a museum educator. Projects are suitable for toddlers to tweens of all abilities. For more information visit utahmoca.org/family-art-Saturday/ or call 801.328.4201.

Sep
13
Wed
Stroller Tour: “Cities of Conviction” @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Sep 13 @ 9:30 am
Stroller Tour: "Cities of Conviction" @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art |  |  |

Explore UMOCA’s Main Gallery exhibition, “Cities of Conviction,” during our Stroller Tour on September 13. Designed as an opportunity for bonding between caregivers and children, Stroller Tours allow parents and guardians to participate in exhibition-tailored discussions led by museum educators before the doors open to the public. This is a great activity for playgroups and play dates that will be enjoyed by adults and kids alike. Get your mom-squad, dad-squad or babysitters club together to learn about contemporary art with your little ones in tow! To register for the tour email Elly Baldwin at elly.baldwin@utahmoca.org. For more information visit utahmoca.org/stroller-tours/ or call us at 801.328.4201.

Sep
19
Tue
Expressions of Us Art Show @ Tracy Aviary
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Expressions of Us Art Show @ Tracy Aviary |  |  |

Join us for an evening of beautiful art, jazz music, and hors d’ouerves as we celebrate the outstanding work of the artists participating in the Work Activity Center’s Creative Arts program. The Work Activity Center enriches the lives of people with disabilities by actively providing opportunities for independence and individual growth.

Sponsored by the JMP Foundation, the Expressions of Us Art Show showcases one-of-a-kind pieces created by our clients and helps raise funds to support the program in the upcoming year. All proceeds from ticket and art sales go directly towards the Center’s Creative Arts program.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online, in-person at the Work Activity Center, or at the Aviary on the evening of the event.
Art

Jan
23
Tue
Photojournalism: Ethics, Imagery, and Understanding Our World @ Westminster College Jewett Center for the Performing Arts
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Photojournalism: Ethics, Imagery, and Understanding Our World @ Westminster College Jewett Center for the Performing Arts |  |  |

Join the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy for the Ambassador John Price & Marcia Price World Affairs Lecture Series. We are thrilled to welcome Ms. Nicole Tung who will address how professional photojournalists continue to tell stories from around the world of human rights issues and the news whilst upholding journalistic ethics and finding one’s own stylistic approach in creating impactful imagery. She will also discuss why photojournalism is still important and vital to a deeper understanding of our world.
Additionally, you are invited to join UCCD for a public meet and greet reception with Ms. Nicole Tung at 6:00 pm before the lecture begins at 7:00 pm.

This lecture is FREE and open to the public, but registration required: https://photojournalism-our-world.eventbrite.com