City Views

CityViews 3/22/12: Salt Lake’s Shiny New Downtown/Film Fest for Kids



Segment 1:

After five years of construction, nearly $2 billion and a lot of hype, City Creek Center is finally opening for business. On Thursday, we’ll talk about the history of the project, the investment by the LDS Church and what the upscale retail development means for downtown and beyond.


  • Christopher Smart, Salt Lake Tribune
  • Stephen Goldsmith, former Salt Lake City Planning Director
  • Bob Springmeyer, Bonneville Research




Segment 2:

Film festivals aren’t just for grown-ups anymore. The 2012 Tumbleweeds Film Festival opens this weekend with Disneynature’s “Chimpanzee,” from the award-winning filmmakers of “Earth.” On Thursday, we’ll find out about the art of making films for youth and the young-at-heart.


  • Patrick Hubley, Utah Film Center

The Tumbleweeds Film Festival runs March 23-25 with screenings at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center and The City Library. Tickets for all screenings are $6. More information at 801-355-ARTS (2787).

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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