The story behind Asoso: Resting Collectively, Rising Collectively, an art installation exhibit by Oceania Pasifika communities in Utah. Community Care Block Party with the Utah Reproductive Roundtable Coalition, Healing Utah Success Summit, and KRCL's new executive director, Gavin Dahl.
Tonight's show featured the following people, organizations, and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!
Cándida Duran Taveras, community engagement director with Planned Parenthood Association of Utah, filled us in on tomorrow night's Community Care Block Party with the Utah Reproductive Roundtable Coalition. It will be at Jordan Park, 1060 S. 900 W., SLC, from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
The story behind Asoso: Resting Collectively, Rising Collectively, an art installation exhibit by Oceania Pasifika communities in Utah. Guests included:
Filmmaker, photographer and writer Afā 'Aikona Niumeitolu, a recipient of a Harvard Oceania Collections Engagement Fellowship
Sinia Maile, Diversity Inclusion Values Action
Jake Siolo of Nuanua a Oceania, a queer LGBTQ collective in Salt Lake
Siolo “Solo” Toala, a Samoan community leader helping with social justice to stand and feed the unsheltered, serve youth, and listen and work together
Aug. 11-13: Friendly Islands Tongan Festival @ Jordan Park, 1060 S. 900 W., SLC. "The 25th annual Friendly Islands Tongan Festival is one of the longest-running festivals to celebrate Tongan culture and heritage in the United States. The Friendly Islands Tongan Festival showcases the food, arts, crafts, and entertainment from Tonga and our Pacific Island community in Utah. Come join us for three days of cultural performances, entertainment, sports events, delicious food, and shop in our marketplace for crafts, jewelry, clothing, and more. The Friendly Islands Tongan Festival is organized by the National Tongan American Society. To find out more about the mission and vision of the National Tongan American Society, visit our homepage."
Aug. 12: Asoso: Resting Collectively, Rising Collectively, an art installation exhibit by Oceania Pasifika communities in Utah. You can see it at the Friendly Islands Tongan Festival, Aug. 12 @ Jordan Park.
Healing Utah Success Summit will take place Aug. 20 in St. George. RadioACTive got a preview with the organizers:
David Durocher, executive director of The Other Side Academy
Al Richards, host & CEO of The Other side of Addiction podcast
Malory Ruesch, author of Inspired to Recover
Meet Gavin Dahl, KRCL's new executive director. Since KRCL's Music Meets Movies is partnering with the Utah Film Center for a free screening of Summer of Soul tomorrow night at Liberty Park, Gavin shared his interview about the award-winning music doc with Eric Deggans, NPR's TV critic.
Questions, comments or suggestions? Email email@example.com. 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. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:
Lara Jones, executive producer and host