City Views

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.

City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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