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.
This free lecture is in conjunction with the 20th Annual Stegner Symposium – Air Quality: Health, Energy and Economics
Against All Odds:
Why America’s Century-Old Quest for Clean Air May Usher in a New Era of Global Environmental Cooperation
Robert V. Percival is the Robert F. Stanton Professor of Law and the Director of the Environmental Law Program at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law. Percival is internationally recognized as a leading scholar and teacher in environmental law. For more than two decades he has been the principal author of the country’s most widely used casebook in environmental law, Environmental Regulation: Law, Science & Policy, now in its seventh edition. He is the author of more than 100 publications that focus on environmental law, federalism, presidential powers, regulatory policy and legal history.
TEDxManhattan, “Changing the Way We Eat,” is a one-day conference featuring a dynamic and diverse group of speakers addressing issues in the sustainable food and farming movement. Watch the webcast LIVE from the Marriott Library on the University of Utah campus from 9:30 am to 4 pm on Saturday, March 7.
Bring your lunch and enjoy a day of learning about food system innovations and networking with like-minded Utahns!
Hosted by Wasatch Cooperative Market, University of Utah Sustainability Resource Center, Salt Lake City Sustainability Division, Slow Food Utah, and Wasatch Community Gardens.
The West African Ebola epidemic caused tens of thousands of deaths, many of them avoidable. Global governance for health during the epidemic has been deeply criticized for the delays, lack of coordination, and insufficient resources. It has also highlighted the deep problems caused by fragile health systems. The Ebola epidemic has become a pivotal moment for the World Health Organization, spurring its need for fundamental reform. This public lecture will search for the lessons learned from Ebola, as well as the appropriate roles for international organizations such as the WHO, World Bank, and United Nations Security Council. Ebola has transformed the way the international community thinks about epidemic diseases. What will the global future look like, particularly for the World Health Organization?
This talk begins with the U.S. regulatory response to Japan’s Fukushima disaster, considering the role of risk perception and regulatory structure in prompting U.S. efforts to integrate lessons learned. The context spotlights particular features of retroactivity in nuclear power regulation, which are commonplace notwithstanding administrative law’s general reluctance to embrace retroactivity. The talk uses this particular context to develop insights for retroactivity and regulatory disaster response that might be applied to energy and environmental law more broadly.
Join us on the third Friday of every month in the museum’s atrium to showcase your smarts, hang with other trivia geeks, eat great food and win awesome prizes. Trivia Night will consist of six rounds of science, pop culture, current events, art history and more! This event is free, so come solo or in a group of up to six people for a night guaranteed to spark your interests.
Third Saturday for Families: Romantic Cloud Drawings
March 21 | 1-4 pm | FREE
Romantic art is in the air! Nineteenth-century Romantic artists loved to show nature at its fiercest, with roiling clouds and wild forests. Learn from the Romantic art on display in the UMFA galleries to create a dramatic cloud drawing. Presented in collaboration with the Utah Symphony | Opera Romantics Festival.
Spring Film Series: Creativity in Focus
Wednesday, March 25 | 7 pm | FREE
Co-presented with the Utah Film Center. Additional support provided by CUAC and Modern West Fine Art.
Directed by Directed by Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez
118 min | 2013 | USA | Not Rated
Screens in English and Nepali with English subtitles
Surprising, constantly varied and meditative, MANAKAMANA consists, in all its simplicity, of just eleven scenes lasting ten minutes each, which corresponds to both the length of a 16mm reel and a one-way trip on the cable car that takes pilgrims and tourists up to a temple in the mountains and back again. With each tour, a new set of travelers comes on board the small cabin including; a single woman, a married couple, three young rockers, and three old ladies—whose common husband couldn’t join them on the trip. “How beautiful,” one lone lady says, to herself, as she looks out of the window. Each person sits and we look at them without interruption during the 10-minute journey. If you give yourself the time to take this trip, you will be rewarded with a rare experience, which will come back to you again and again.
Artist Talk: William Lamson
Tuesday, March 31 | 7pm | FREE
Last fall the Friends of Contemporary Art (FoCA) continued their annual tradition of acquiring a new artwork for the UMFA’s permanent collection of modern and contemporary art. Over an evening of dinner and dancing, FoCA members viewed and debated the merits of three potential acquisitions. Ultimately, the group voted to acquire a video work titled Untitled (Mylar) (2011) by New York-based artist William Lamson. Filmed in the Mojajave Desert, the silent video captures the brilliant reflections of a Mylar blanket as it is pushed, rolled, folded and carried by the wind across the arid landscape.
Please join us on Wednesday, April 1st for a provocative lecture from Dan Beard, former Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation and author of the new book, “Deadbeat Dams: Why We Should Abolish the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and Tear Down Glen Canyon Dam.”
Beard reveals the desperate need to change western water policies and exposes the public to the lack of common sense, corruption, and utter waste of taxpayers’ money that he witnessed over a long government career spanning three decades. The faults of the present system of federally assisted water management efforts are amply detailed, and an agenda for reform is provided that can be used as ammunition by a new generation of water reformers.
Third Saturday for Families: Design Your Own Poster
Saturday, April 18 | 1-4 pm | FREE
Come see Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and learn about influential Latino artists. Then create a poster to explore this unique and important art form. Club Quetzacoatl will perform an interactive dance in the Great Hall at 2 pm and 3 pm.
Spring Film Series: Creativity in Focus
Wednesday, April 22 | 7 pm | FREE
88 min | 2013 | USA
Directed by Doug Pray
Levitated Mass is the story of a rock star; the artist behind the sensation; a $10 million, 22-city tour; and the international media storm that ensued—but not in the way you might expect. Prominently displayed outside the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, renowned and reclusive land artist Michael Heizer’s “Levitated Mass” gained worldwide recognition during its installation in 2012. The film takes on Heizer’s passion for this piece and masterfully interweaves this influential artist’s biography with the backstory of the art (originally conceptualized in 1968), the dreams of a major museum, and the uniting of a city, examining the perennial question: “What is art?”
Under the Sea, Over the Moon Art Night!
Friday, April 24
5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
With KAC Staff
Free to the public! All ages welcome.
Come and enjoy the April Gallery Stroll while kids join the Kimball’s Education & Exhibition Teams for a special viewing of our exhibit, Wasatch Back Student Art Show: Under the Sea, Over the Moon. All attendees will have the opportunity to get creative and create a unique art piece using mixed media materials around the theme of Under the Sea, Over the Moon. Participants can add their art projects in our gallery display window, or take their art home with them! No pre-registration necessary, drop-ins welcome! Parental supervision required for children under the age of 14.
Hundreds of students will showcase STEM projects and demos at the Utah STEM Expo.
Beehive Science and Technology Academy (BSTA) students and students across the Valley will have the opportunity to demonstrate their Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) explorations. The Expo will offer a venue for students to showcase the fruits of their STEM studies and hard work, professionals to show how STEM is used to better our communities, and spectators to participate in hands-on experiments. The Expo will also include Lego Robotics and Robotics presentations, science shows, science trivia, STEM passports to win donated prizes, and many more activities. The Expo event will connect our schools to the community, our students to professionals, and generate interest and excitement for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
See more at: www.utahstemexpo.org
Third Saturday for Families: Renaissance Quilling
May 16 | 1-4 pm | FREE
Italian Renaissance nuns and monks rolled gilded paper into spirals to decorate book covers, creating a new art form called “quilling.” See the beautiful gilded Renaissance art and iron scrollwork on view at the UMFA and be inspired to quill your own book cover. Visitors can also explore the UMOCA Art Truck, featuring the kinetic sculptures and geometric compositions of Utah artist Meridith Pingree.