RadioACTive: March 30, 2020

  • March 30, 2020
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Day 1 of KRCL's Stay-Home-A-Thon on RadioACTive, featuring Everyday People's Sue Robbins, Dr. Dave of #TheRadicalMiddle, Poetry in America, Equality Utah, Moudi Sbeity, and a music challenge from Acoustic Music's Megan Peters.

It should be Radiothon, but ... coronavirus. Just like everyone else, KRCL is adapting and bringing you a Stay-Home-A-Thon. If you're enjoying the soundtrack that is Listeners' Community Radio of Utah while you stay home to help flatten the curve, click to donate and pick up one of our cool new T-shirts. Each donation will result in a pay-it-forward donation to the Utah Food Bank. 

Guests on tonight's pre-recorded show:

  • Community Co-Host Sue Robbins of Everyday People - KRCL RadioActive. Be sure to check out her post on Transgender Day of Visibility, which is Tuesday, March 31, 2020. 

  • Billy Palmer, RadioACTive associate producer and director of civic engagement

  • Dr. Angela Dunn, state epidemiologist at the Utah Department of HealthFor the latest COVID-19 information, be sure to visit coronavirus.utah.gov

  • Moudi Sbeity of Laziz Kitchen. He explained his decision to close Laziz over safety concerns related to coronavirus. To read more from Moudi, check out his Op-Ed that ran in The Salt Lake Tribune this weekend: Without people, there is no economy.

  • Community Co-Host Dr. David Derezotes of #TheRadicalMiddle. Looking for ways to cope during these chaotic times? Check out what Dr. Dave shared in tonight's show. He'll be joining us throughout the week to focus on ways to be resilient. 

  • Local musician Megan Peters, owner of Acoustic Music SLC, shared her song challenge with RadioACTive listeners. She even played a song by John Prine, who has been hospitalized due to coronavirus. Tune in each night this week as the challenge plays forward. Tomorrow night: Michelle Moonshine

  • A recap of #ThePeoplesBusiness with Troy Williams of Equality Utah, which works tirelessly to secure equal protections for LGBTQ Utahns and their families.

  • Poetry in America starts its second season this month. RadioACTive got a preview with creator and host Elisa New. Look for it on PBS Utah (formerly KUED-TV).

  • Voicemail messages from KRCL volunteer DJ Michelle Tanner, host of Night Train, and RadioACTive volunteer Sarah Thacker. We’d love to amplify your voices, too:

    • Voicemail: Call (385) 800-1899 and tell us your story.

    • Voicememo: Use the built-in audio recorder or download a mobile app to record a short message about your coping strategies, questions you’d like an expert to answer, or anything else you’d like to share. BE SURE to check your general and all settings and use the highest quality audio setting. Then, email it to radioactive@krcl.org.

Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, volunteers or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL.

 

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