City Views

CityViews 10/1/12: DaVinci’s Genius/Service and Purpose




Segment 1:

For over 500 years, people have marveled at the incredible mind of Leonardo da Vinci. The son of a gentleman and a peasant woman, da Vinci distinguished himself as a master painter early on, but his imaginations led him beyond the art world, from designing a tank to imagining a helicopter to drawing detailed studies of the human body. A new exhibit at The Leonardo focuses on da Vinci’s achievements. On Monday, we talk about the new exhibit and the life of the ultimate Renaissance Man.


  • Bryton Sampson, The Leonardo
  • Jason Brown, Grande Exhibitions


“Da Vinci: The Genius” runs Wednesdays through Sundays now through Jan. 27 at The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 S., Salt Lake City.




Segment 2:

Want to make a difference, but don’t know where to start? A new book offers a step-by-step guide to philanthropy and volunteerism. On Monday, we learn more about how some are making the world a better place.



Thorpe’s piece, “13 Lessons from a Great Social Entrepreneur, Pamela Atkinson,” appeared in the Sept. 23 edition of

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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