Downtown Alliance

Hosted by Jason Mathis from the Downtown Alliance, ‘Downtown SLC’ is a half hour, weekly show that discusses the people, the places and the events that help to shape Utah’s urban center. Tune into KCPW Thursday mornings at 10am to keep up to date with all things downtown!

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 about new strategies to tackle entrenched problems in the Rio Grande neighborhood. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (41.2MB)

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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 western heritage than you might think. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (41.3MB)

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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 Urban Development at the Downtown Alliance. They discuss the economy of our downtown, the results of a survey examining how people feel about their urban center, the 20th Annual Downtown Achievement Awards and […]

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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 of the highlights from this year’s schedule of artists and events, plus a look at how the festival came to exist and what the future might hold. Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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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, Marketing Manager for the Utah Pride Center. We’ll get a preview of this weekend’s festival, parade, and events, and also delve into the cultural implications of being LGBTQ in Utah today. Podcast: Play […]

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