CityViews 11/21/11: Does Poetry Still Matter?


Segment 1:

From Aristotle to Shelley to Frost, humans have strung together words in a lyrical, meaningful way. But in a world of 140 character messages and short attention spans, what place does verse have in modern life? And what keeps Utah poets going?




Segment 2:

Built as a welcome center 100 years ago, the former Hotel Utah is one of the most recognized buildings in the Salt Lake City skyline. A new documentary gives a behind-the-scenes look at the landmark’s history and architecture.



  • Rob Sibley, producer

The documentary “Utah’s White Palace: The Legacy of Hotel Utah and the Joseph Smith Memorial Building” airs tonight, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. on KBYU Channel 11.