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!

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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Contemplating a 24-Hour Public Library in the Heart of Salt Lake

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis discusses the idea of keeping the downtown Main Library open all the time – with Salt Lake City Public Library Director John Spears, and Library Communications Manager Andrew Shaw. What a 24-hour library would do for Salt Lake City, and the evolving role of libraries in our community, […]

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Wine Academy of Utah Founder Jim Santangelo on Understanding Wines

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis speaks with Jim Santangelo, who is the founder of the Wine Academy of Utah. We’ll hear about appreciating wines, what makes a good Sommelier, and about the impact wine education is having on downtown eateries. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (41.2MB)

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