RadioACTive 06.23.22

  • June 23, 2022
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RadioACTive learns more about extremist recruitment with Mohamed Amin Ahmed, creator and founder of the Average Mohamed Organization, and the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy. Plus, Poetry Still Happens at the Utah Arts Festival with poets Trish Hopkinson and Michaelle Martial, aka The Caribbean Nightingale.

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

Utah's Primary Elections are coming up Tuesday, June 28. Do you know where your ballot is? RadioACTive spoke with Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen about what is her last election cycle. 

RadioACTive learns more about extremist recruitment with Mohamed Amin Ahmed, creator and founder of the Average Mohamed, and Felecia Maxfield-Barrett of the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy.

Plus, Poetry Still Happens ... at the Utah Arts Festival. Features poets Trish Hopkinson of Rock Canyon Poets and Michaëlle Martial, aka The Caribbean Nightingale.

  • Utah Arts Festival literary arts schedule

  • Rock Canyon Poets' roundup of calls-for-submission and Utah Arts Fest picks 

  • June 25: Rock Canyon Poets, 4:00-4:45 p.m. on the WordFest Stage at the Utah Arts Festival on Library Square, SLC. "Rock Canyon Poets boasts diverse membership, ranging from 18 to 70+ years in age with many backgrounds — including literary journal founders, editors, ex-military, business professionals, a playwright, and a periodontist. Individually, they have received several awards and been published in magazines, anthologies, journals, chapbooks, and full-length books of poetry. Rock Canyon Poets offers poetry with the tactile clarity of tin-can messages through fuzzy strings to the audience's ears."

  • June 26: Utah Arts Fest with Relaxation Through Verse, 5:00-5:45 p.m. on the WordFest Stage at the Utah Arts Festival on Library Square, SLC. Event by Caribbean Nightingale LLC: A Poet’s Touch: "Join us again this year at the Utah Arts Festival! Relaxation Through Verse, the 1st Poetry Salon in Utah, is a collective of BIPOC & LGBT poets and artists in Utah. Let us share with you what we have learned about Resilience."

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. RadioACTive's Lara Jones produced and hosted tonight's show.

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