RadioACTive: May 21, 2020

  • May 21, 2020
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Protect Dine' Mountain Communities From COVID 19, #QuarantineCocktails with City Weekly and Shades Brewing, Cinema Jam with Utah Film Center, Special Guest Co-host Talia Keys from Rock Camp SLC

Tonight’s lineup:

#Quarantine Cocktails with:

  • John Saltas of Salt Lake City Weekly, Utah's independent newspaper for 35 years and counting. Click here to read the latest issue.
  • Alex Ortega and Kurt Flickinger of Shades Brewing shared one of their many creations, the Tropical Thunder Golden Sour Kveik, a medly of Pineapple, Guava and Mango. Shades Brewing, located at 154 W Utopia Ave in South Salt Lake is open for front door pick up sales

RadioACTive’s Lara Jones spoke with Michelle Malais, owner of Assisted Living Locators North Salt Lakewho provides free senior placement and referral service to the local community, about the current situation in area nursing homes

  • Today, more than one million American seniors find themselves living in nursing homes with more than fifty percent of them also having Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of cognitive impairment. A significant challenge to fighting COVID with so many residents unable to comprehend the need for masks, social isolation and frequent handwashing. 

Davina Dah Yi'itihi and Alastair Bitsóí shared Protect Dine' Mountain Communities From COVID 19 a go fund me to focus on the most remote areas of Navajo Nation.

 Rock Camp SLC's Talia Keys talked about Rock Camp SLC Virtual Music Festival

  • The Virtual Music Festival is this Friday and Saturday on Facebook Live. Donations are encouraged to support Rock Camp's programs.

From the Utah Film Center, Davey Davis, Film Program Manager, talked about UFC's Tuesday night movie screening and panel conversations featuring MossvilleWhen Great Trees Fall:

  • "Mossville, Louisiana: A once-thriving community founded by formerly enslaved and free people of color, and an economically flourishing safe haven for generations of African American families. Today it’s a breeding ground for petrochemical plants and their toxic black clouds. Many residents are forced from their homes, and those that stay suffer from prolonged exposure to contamination and pollution. Amid this chaos and injustice stands one man who refuses to abandon his family’s land - and his community"

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

Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Assoc. Producer/Host: Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host: Talia Keys
  • Exec. Producer: Lara Jones

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