RadioACTive: August 14, 2019

  • August 14, 2019
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Utah Beer Fest meets Silicon Auds, Beer and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, Utah women's wage and time gap, new 'public charge' rule affecting Utah families, street tai chi turns 3, power couples at UMFA

Tonight's lineup:

Luiz Garza of Comunidades Unidas on the local impact of the Trump Administration’s new “public charge” rule effectively restructuring the country’s current immigration system.  

“The new rule puts wealth and income as the main determining factor of who can come to this country and have access to citizenship.” – Luiz Garza

Valerie Lacarte, PhD, of Institute for Women's Policy Research. Tomorrow at the 2nd annual Utah Women's Policy Conference, Lacarte will present the 2019 Report on the Well-Being of Women in Utah.

Beer and freedom of the press with Mikey Saltas of Salt Lake City Weekly and Eric Peterson of The Utah Investigative Journalism Project.

  • 8/17-18: City Weekly's 10th Annual Utah Beer Festival, 2:00-8:00 p.m. both days at the Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 W., SLC. Featuring over 200 beers and ciders to sample. There will be over 50 local, regional and international varieties. Click hereto get tickets.
  • Aug. 24: Beer and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, a pub quiz fundraiser for UIJP at the Made in Utah Festival 2019. Get your team together and match wits on current events with other newsies.

After four years of research and curation, Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art is now on display at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. The exhibit explores works of art conceived as pairs and examines how timeless pairings from sixteenth-century Europe to contemporary Utah illuminate of-the-moment ideas. RadioACTive talked with Curator Leslie Anderson.

Marita Hart of Understanding Us, a nonprofit working to bring programs based on new thinking to the problem of homelessness. The group is about to celebrate its third birthday offering Tai Chi at the Downtown City Library, MWTh at 9:00 a.m. Joining Hart: Tai Chi peer leaders Maria and Christie, who shared their stories of being homeless in Zion.

  • Understanding Us and members of the homeless population are working together in Salt Lake City to bring change for the homeless as well as the public perceptions of homelessness. Click here to learn more and support the programs they offer.

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Views, thoughts and opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff and members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer:  Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host: Nick Burns
  • Volunteer: Natalie Benoy