City Views

CityViews 4/18/12: Eco-Spirituality/”Iridescence”




Segment 1:

Oil drilling, mining and development of natural resources often divide people along political lines. But what does religion have to say about environmental protections? BYU professor George Handley argues his Mormon faith encourages stewardship of the land. On Wednesday, Handley joins us to talk about the spiritual case for the environment.


  • Dr. George Handley, professor of humanities, BYU

Dr. George Handley will be part of a panel discussion during “The Intersection of Poverty and the Environment” event sponsored by the Episcopal Church. The Earth Day weekend forum will be held Saturday, April 21 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, Salt Lake City. Events are free and open to the public with a live webcast beginning at 10 a.m. MT on the Episcopal Church website,




Segment 2:

Dance animates stories and the tales told in the next Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company performance range from bullying and power to the independence and ruggedness of the West. On Wednesday, company artistic director and Ririe-Woodbury alumnus Keith Johnson join us with a backstage look at “Iridescence.”






  • Charlotte Boye-Christensen
  • Keith Johnson

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company presents “Iridescence”  Thursday, April 26 thru Saturday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. For tickets, call ArtTix at 801-355-ARTS.

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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