RadioACTive 02.22.22

  • February 22, 2022
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#RoundtableTuesday Community Co-Host Risshan Leak talks art in O-Town with Ogden Contemporary Arts Executive Director Venessa Castagnoli and Bronx-born Ya La'Ford, OCA's first artist-in-residence. Alexi Fisher of The Hammered Copper and Cocktail Collective -- she's hosting 'sip-n-learn' classes inspired by Black History Month. Plus, #ThePeoplesBusiness with Deb Case of The League of Women Voters of Utah.

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

Alexi Fisher of The Hammered Copper and Cocktail Collective. Fisher also hosts the podcast, The History of Drinking, and there's still time to sign up for her "sip-n-learn" classes inspired by Black History Month:

  • Feb. 24: Black History Month Virtual Sip and Learn, 7:00 p.m. online. Click here for info and tickets.
  • Feb. 25: Black History Month IRL Sip and Learn, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Cocktail Collective. "In honor of Black History Month, we have organized special events focused on cocktails created by America’s Black Bartenders. This event will consist of a hands-on cocktail lesson and a brief historical deep dive into the cocktails and their creator. Both will be presented by Alexi Fisher, host of the podcast The History of Drinking. She did an episode about the amazing men and women. Go listen today: The History of America's Black Bartender. We are excited to share this event with you." Click here for tickets.

Another round of #ThePeoplesBusiness, a recap of legislative action on Utah's Capitol Hill. Tonight's guests:

Art in O-Town, a Roundtable Tuesday panel, featuring:

  • Venessa Castagnoli, executive director of Ogden Contemporary Arts

  • Bronx-born painter, installation artist, muralist, social practice artist and educator Ya La’ford, OCA’s first artist-in-residence. She arrives in April!

Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Tonight's show was produced by Lara Jones and hosted by Risshan Leak.