City Views

CityViews 12/13/12: The Piano Guys/ “Anything Worth Doing”




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It all started as an online advertising ploy for a St. George piano store. Now, 130 million YouTube views and 250,000 Facebook fans later, The Piano Guys are moving beyond social media, releasing a debut album, performing on national TV and hitting the road. On Thursday, we talk music, video and success with The Piano Guys.


  • Jon Schmidt
  • Steven Sharp Nelson

The Piano Guys will be performing next Wednesday, Dec. 19 at Kingbury Hall in Salt Lake City. It’s sold out, but you can check out their music at




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River guides are a rare breed, people who perpetually choose whitewater adventure over conventional security. In a new book, author Jo Deurbrouck examines the lives of two career river guides and their ultimate challenge on the Salmon River. On Thursday, she joins us to talk about wild waters, thrill-seeking and freedom.



Jo Deurbrouck will be reading from her book “Anything Worth Doing” on Friday, December 14 at 6 p.m. the Barnes & Noble in Layton, 1780 Woodland Park Drive.

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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