RadioActive: January 17, 2018

  • January 17, 2018
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Remembering Downwinders, Improv for Planned Parenthood, Amplify Her, Rock 'n Roll for the Revolution, Sundance 2018, Latino Reel

Hosted by Lara Jones and Nick Burns, tonight's show featured:

  • Poet Danielle Susi, organizer of the 2nd Annual Improv for Planned Parenthood, 9:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at The Comedy Loft in Ogden. Improvisers from across Utah perform in an improv comedy showcase with all ticket proceeds donated directly to Planned Parenthood Association of Utah, which will have representatives on hand to share information about the reproductive health organization.
  • Sarah Fox, Author of Downwind: A People’s History of the Nuclear West, who is coming to SLC this weekend to speak at the 7th Annual Remembering Downwinders Day events. January of 2018 marks the 67th anniversary of the first nuclear test conducted in Nevada. Fox will speak at the following public events, all of which are free and open to the public:

  • Katia Racine from The Leonardo After Dark, which is hosting the SLC premiere of the highly anticipated documentary film Amplify Her Friday night. It's a film, graphic novel, and animated motion comic series exploring the rise of female artists in the electronic music scene. Imagined and brought to life by more than 30 female creators from around North America, the 89-minute feature follows seven up-and-coming stars as they find their unique voices within a male-dominated realm.

    • Friday, Jan. 19: Amplify Her, a celebration with notable female EDM DJs (including one of the film’s stars!), Salt Lake’s Myriad Dance Company, and an all-female roster of preeminent local visionary artists live painting. Buy your tickets today and reserve your spot for the showing of your choice: 8PM or 10PM. Note: 18+; film contains graphic material and language.

  • Saturday, Jan. 20: Crook & The Bluff presents: This Machine Kills Fascists, 8:00 p.m. at Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 E., SLC. It's a rock n’ roll show to protest social injustice by performing both original and cover songs of inequality, war and revolution. 
  • Panel discussion on Sundance 2018 with:

    • Utah Film Commissioner Virginia Pearce

    •'s Anita Watson and Paulina Lovato. Latino Reel works to expand opportunities, increase knowledge & provide support for Latino Filmmakers and business partners. 

      • Friday, Jan. 19: 2018 Latino Reel at Sundance, four panels from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Bodega, 710 Main St. Park City. Events are free and open to the public. Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis, and can be requested by emailing:

      • Sunday, Jan. 21: 2018 Latino Reel at Sundance, main panel from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Utah Film Commission Sundance HQ, 625 Main St., Park City. Events are free and open to the public. Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis, and can be requested by emailing: