RadioActive: July 22, 2016

  • July 22, 2016
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Pioneers of Utah's Counterculture

Tonight's show was hosted by Emily Means and Al Grossi:

On the RadioActive Report (begins at 05:30)

Arts and culture events, with KRCL's Haley Wightman:

  • Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court, SLC, celebrates its 17th anniversary, which makes it Salt Lake’s longest running all-ages venue. They’re having an anniversary show tonight at 6 p.m. Cinders, Giants in the Oak Tree, Tarot Death Card, and Daisy & The Moonshines play.
  • The 6th MEGA Peruvian Festival is Saturday, July 23, at Gateway Plaza and features the food,  music, dance and folklore of Peru. There’s also the Peruvian Parade, which starts at 10 a.m. and runs from 200 S. Rio Grande St. to 50 N. Rio Grande.
  • KRCL is hosting the 3rd Annual Pie and Beer Day at Beer Bar, 161 E. 200 S., SLC, from 5-9 p.m. Sunday, July 24th. Try pie and beer pairings from 32 local bakeries and breweries. Many of the pies and beers are special for this event. The Rubes are playing and there will be a dunk tank.
  • Also there are a ton of Pioneer Day things going on this weekend. From rodeos to Monday’s parade, click here for the full Days of 47 events list. Don’t forget the Native American Celebration in the Park Powwow from noon til fireworks start at Liberty Park Monday, too.
  • At 6 p.m. Monday, tune in for a special Pioneer Day edition of RadioActive, featuring stories from The Bee. You'll hear stories by and for Utahns, curated by The Bee's Giuliana Serena and featuring true stories told by Erika Munson of Mormons Building Bridges, biologist Jaimi Butler of the Great Salt Lake Institute, dirty job expert Dan Merkeley, Joan Nabors ofNubian Storytellers, and big whoops storyteller Erin Baxter.
Punk Rock Farmer mentioned a couple of gardening workshops:
  • July 27: Tree Utah hosts an EcoGarden Apricot Harvest at Day-Riverside Library, 1575 W. 1000 N., SLC. Grab a bag or other re-usable container and come any time between 4:30-6:30 p.m. They'll show you how to gather the fruit without harming the tree or surrounding plants and send you home with some as well. Please RSVP by emailing Hannah at volunteer@treeutah.org.
  • July 30: Wasatch Community Gardens Sowing Fall Crops - Fall Gardening Series Part ICost: $10; Pre-registration required. Join Marybeth Janerich, Community Education Director, at the Grateful Tomato Garden to discuss the when, where and how of planting quick-maturing and cold-tolerant varieties of all your favorite greens and other cool season veggies. Each student will plant seeds that will grow and produce food throughout the fall and winter months.
Learn how Utah Lake's algae bloom affects local farmers, with Tyler Montague of Keep it Real Vegetables and Marty Alston from Urban Farm and Feed in Draper (begins at 12:30).

Counterculture pioneer day (begins at 28:25):
Live music from Zach Parrish throughout the show:
  • Down on the Borderline (begins 01:40)
  • Radical Notion (begins 24:55)
  • Hard Road to Travel (begins 52:50)
  • Blue Moon Rising (begins 58:15)

Look for Parrish busking around the downtown Farmers Market Saturday, July 30, then later that same day, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Village Stage in the Canyons Village, Park City Mountain Resort. Both are free venues. 

L-R: Emily Means, Tyler Montague, Zach Parrish, Aldine, Azure, Marty Alston, Princess Kennedy, Lara Jones.

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