City Views

CityViews 12/8/11: Kurt Bestor



Segment 1:

Kurt Bestor is an Emmy-winning composer  and performer who may be best known in Utah for his annual Christmas concerts, which he’s been performing to sold-out crowds for 24 years. Now he’s got a Grammy nomination for his work with violinist Jenny Oaks Baker. Bestor joins us to talk about his particular love for Christmas songs and the power of music.



  •  Kurt Bestor

The 24th Annual “A Kurt Bestor Christmas” opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Abravanel Hall.For tickets, call 801-355-ARTS.

Kurt Bestor orchestrated his first flash mob on Black Friday.



Segment 2:

Salt Lake Art Center is undergoing a transformation. The museum adjoining the Salt Palace will now be called the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMoCA). What’s in a name?


  • Adam Price, Executive Director, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
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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