RadioACTive: May 6, 2019

  • May 6, 2019
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Putting VP back on the ballot, missing pieces of Powell's expedition 150 years later, reclaiming the 'B' word for 2020

Tonight's lineup: co-founder David Blake, who's put $1 million of his own money into Vice.Run, a national political initiative to reclaim the rights of American voters to democratically elect the vice-presidential candidates.

May 2019 marks the 150-year anniversary of John Wesley Powell’s famed 1869 expedition exploring the Green and Colorado Rivers. The Thunderbird Foundation for the Arts, housed in the historic Maynard Dixon Living History Museum in Mt. Carmel, Utah, is celebrating this historic event with a special event on May 18, 2019 for the public.

  • To commemorate Powell’s explorations and the Paiute Indians who were instrumental in the success of John Wesley Powell’s expeditions, Git ‘er Done Books in a joint venture with the Thunderbird Foundation has published a new book written by Carol Ormond, “The People: The Missing Piece of John Wesley Powell’s Expeditions, A Photographic History of the Southern Paiute Tribes”, featuring 116 rare photos that are only available for viewing at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., and at the Maynard Dixon Museum in Utah. May 9: Get a sneak peek at The People, a reception and art exhibit from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at The County Library (Viridian & West Jordan Branch), 8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan.
  • Beginning at 11 a.m. on May 18, the public is invited to visit the Maynard Dixon Museum, 2200 State St., Mt. Carmel, Utah, to see the rare photos featured in the new book. Visitors can also enjoy lectures, live music and other activities throughout the day. A symposium and book signing with “The People” author, Carol Ormond, will take place at 1 p.m. at the Old Rock Church in Mt. Carmel.
  • A private Powell Expedition Anniversary Reception from 6 – 9 p.m. at the museum, will culminate the celebration and serve as the grand opening of “A New Perspective”, a new exhibit of 37 vibrant, original paintings by Robert Goldman highlighting important geographic landscapes of the Powell expedition. A percentage of the sales of the book and the paintings will support the Thunderbird Foundation for the Arts. Tickets for the free reception are available online.
  • For the latest information about The Thunderbird Foundation’s May 18 celebration visit To learn more about the many related events and activities taking place in Kane County, Utah in May visit

How to Be a Bitch: (Re)framing the Realities of Women in Leadership is the name of a popular class during spring semester at Westminster College. Professors and co-instructors Dr. Tamara Stevenson and  Dr. Kim Zarkin stopped into talk about it (Re)framing the Realities of Women in Leadership: What does the media teach us about women (or gender) and leadership, aggression and behavior? What does interpersonal and organizational communication teach us? Why are words like "bitch" and "bossy" so interesting yet problematic? Are they a badge or a burden? RadioACTive unpacks Bitch and its related adjectives with Westminster College professors Dr. Tamara Stevenson and Dr. Kim Zarkin.

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RadioACTive is a production of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah. Tonight's team included:

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones   
  • Assoc. Producer/Host: Billy Palmer
  • Volunteer: Tommy Sutter