Celebrating 50 years of healing and community with the Rape Recovery Center.

  • April 10, 2024
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Tribal coalition launches new Native Helpline. Plus, Bitter Lemon at Plan-B, and Bedroom Poetry at Mestizo Arts.

Tonight's show features the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!

Bianca Velasquez of Mestizo Arts and artist Ashley M. Bautista on the latter's new art installation, Mestizo Arts Presents: Bedroom Poetry, which opens Saturday.

  • April 13: Mestizo Arts Presents: Bedroom Poetry Opening Reception, 6:00-10:00 p.m. at Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts, 95 S. Rio Grande St., SLC. "Bedroom Poetry is an installation-based exhibit representing the different aspects of Ashley M Bautista as a first-generation student, a woman, a person of color, a child of immigrants and an artist. Artist talk at 7:00 p.m."

Bitter Lemon with playwright Melissa Leilani Larson and Plan-B Theatre’s Jerry Rapier. 

  • April 11-28: Plan-B Theatre presents Bitter Lemon, a (Sort Of) World Premiere by Melissa Leilanie Larson at Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. Broadway, SLC. "Finlay Macbeth has done Lady Helen Macduff a terrible wrong. Now they are trapped, alone together, in a purgatorial waiting room. What if the only escape is forgiving the unforgivable? This riff on Shakespeare’s 'Macbeth' is a life-after-death journey through the strange, the empty, and everything in-between. Please click here to download Plan-B Theatre’s free app, where you will find Accessibility, Parking, and Public Transit information, as well as Digital Playbills. Run time: 60 minutes, no intermission. No Late Seating. Recommended for ages 12 and up. No babes-in-arms. All patrons require a ticket regardless of age."

Rape Recovery Center is celebrating 50 years in our community. RadioACTive panel featuring:

  • Rep. Angela Romero (D-Dist. 25, Salt Lake County)

  • Alexis Blackmountain, Restoring Ancestral Winds Helpline Coordinator

  • Rape Recovery Center Executive Director Sonya Martinez-Ortiz

  • Pillar of Hope Awardees: Deb Daniels, LCSW; Beta Theta Pi's Brenden Mercado and Chas Foote

Have you or someone you know experienced sexual violence? Help is available:

  • RAWI Helpline 1-833-NTV-HEAL, a safe, confidential & anonymous SA and DV

  • helpline for Native Americans

  • Utah’s 24-Hour Sexual Violence HelpLine: (801) 736-4356

  • Linea de Apoyo de Violencia Sexual las 24-Horas de Utah: (801) 924-0860

Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Questions, comments, or suggestions for the show? Email radioactive@krcl.org. Tonight's RadioACTive team included: