RadioACTive 07.05.23

  • July 5, 2023
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Making friends one bike ride at a time with Utah Global Diplomacy's Felecia Maxfield-Barrett. Plus, the poets and musicians of Salt Lake Speaks and Beats, happening this Friday and Saturday at Eccles Theater.

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

Rallies & Resources mentioned in tonight's show:

  • Cool Zones across Salt Lake County are open through October 15. "Salt Lake County (SLCo) Aging & Adult Services, in partnership with The County Library, SLCo Parks & Recreation, and The City Library, are areas in SL County and SLC facilities where members of the public can escape the summer heat, hydrate, and learn about available programs. Air-conditioned locations where seniors and persons with disabilities can beat the heat not only reduce their individual energy costs but protects their health as well." For more information, visit Salt Lake County or check out the Cool Zone Map.

  • Salt Lake Film Society 2nd Annual Summer Showdown, where films compete each weekend to be crowned the Champion of Summer. This Friday and Saturday: Xanadu (FRI) and Troll 2 (SAT).

The poets and musicians of Salt Lake Speaks & Beats, a free 2-day celebration of local artists happening this Friday and Saturday evenings at Eccles Theater. RadioACTive got a preview from SL County Arts & Culture's Jenn Niedfeldt and poets Chelsea Guevara, Monica Lisette, RJ Walker and Willy Palomo.

  • July 7: Salt Lake Speaks, a Slam Poetry Exhibition, 7:00-10:00 p.m. at Eccles Theater Grand Lobby, 131 S. Main St., SLC. Three hours of soul-stirring spoken word artistry from 10 local poets. Come to be wowed and leave breathless! For the poet lineup, click here

  • July 8: Salt Lake Beats, with live and local indie bands, 6:30-10:00 p.m. on McCarthey Plaza behind Eccles Theater. An evening of the best local music around, featuring Cardinal Bloom, The Painted Roses, Lane & the Chain, Sunhills, and DJ Skratchmo. Enjoy the music and get some tacos from the Jurassic Taco food truck! For the band lineup, click here.  

Felecia Maxfield-Barrett, head of Utah Global Diplomacy, has been engaged The Bicycle Diplomacy Project, riding hundreds of miles to meet up with folks and talk about what unites us. To see and hear some of those conversations, click here

  • July 12: Dining Around The World, 6:00 p.m. at Salt Lake Culinary Education, 2233 S. 300 E., SLC. Event by Utah Global Diplomacy: "Join Utah Global Diplomacy for a Culinary Diplomacy Adventure. Embark on an unforgettable journey around the world through the flavors and cultures of renowned ethnic restaurants in the Salt Lake Valley. This extraordinary event, in collaboration with our valued sponsors, invites you to indulge in the art of culinary diplomacy." For tickets, click here

  • July 21: Utah Global Leaders Coffee Hour, 9:00 a.m. at Woodbine Food Hall, 545 W. 700 S., SLC. Event by Utah Global Diplomacy: "MEET - MENTOR - MOBILIZE. This free and caffeinated monthly gathering provides a supportive, inclusive space for nonprofit leaders to connect, work through business and nonprofit challenges, and identify opportunities. FREE

  • December 2: Utah Global Diplomacy's Annual Vivaldi by Candelight, 8:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 12 C. St., SLC. "Step into a musical time machine with us as we present a captivating journey through the ages in our Vivaldi by Candlelight concert! While the Baroque era is often said to have ended in the 1750s, tonight we challenge that notion. Prepare to be amazed as we explore the enduring legacy of Baroque music well into the 19th and 20th centuries, as inspired by dance forms from centuries past. It's not just an evening of extraordinary music—it's our signature fundraising initiative! Every ticket sold contributes to building bridges between Utah and the world, promoting mutual respect, understanding, and international goodwill." Tickets on sale now and going fast. 

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 Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Executive Producer, Host: Lara Jones
  • Production Assistant: Valene MC