RadioActive: April 26, 2017

  • April 26, 2017
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People's Climate March Part 2, Who's Got Roots, Poet Katharine Coles

Hosted by Lara Jones and Nick Burns, tonight's RadioActive was the second of two nights focusing on the activists and issues of the upcoming Utah People's Climate March set for Saturday, April 29, at Library Square in downtown SLC.

RadioActive Report guests:

  • KRCL's Jim Boswell contributes his own composition to National Poetry Month
  • Carly Higgins on Thursday's plarn social at the City Library. Learn to upcycle plastic grocery bags into works of usable art.
  • Haviar Hafoka and Malialoe on WHO GOT ROOTS Dance and Arts Competition, a forum for High School students to share their knowledge and display their interpretations of Polynesia through Dance, Music and Art. MUST LISTEN: Hiva Olive, representing AMES Highschool, sang a song called "Unaware" (originally by Allen Stone).
  • Utah poet Katharine Coles reads from The Earth Is Not Flat, a collection of poems she wrote during a trip to Anarctica funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Antarctic Artists and Writers Program

To hear another poem from Coles, use the media player below:

Panel discusion featuring activists and issues from the upcoming People's Climate March:

  • Elijah Amodt of PANDOS, Peaceful Advocates for Native Dialogue & Organizing Support
  • High school student Mishka Burani on the student resolution on climate. Mishka will emcee Saturday's event.
  • Comunidades Unidas' Yehemy Zavala on climate migrants
  • Sierra Club's Lindsay Beebe on coal, public lands and executive orders