RadioACTive: November 20, 2020

  • November 20, 2020
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#PunkRockFarmerFriday with Bob Quinn, a progressive leader in promoting organic and sustainable agriculture throughout the state of Montana and author of Grain by Grain. Roots Charter High School's farm-fresh turkeys. Art for Hope, SkyWatcher Leo T, Kidvember and fresh, homegrown music from My Friend Zero.

Editor's Note: This "extended play" version of tonight's show includes full versions of songs by My Friend Zero. The broadcast version was edited for time.

Tonight's lineup:

My Friend Zero's Giles Larsen (vox/keys), Terrell Brady (guitar) and Adam Stewart (drums) — “a sci-fi indie rock band from a dystopian future, comprised of two bro-dudes, a giant eyeball, and a ghost.” Click here to check out their new album, Greatest Hits of the American Taliban

Tyler Bastian of Roots Charter High School, a farm-based school in West Valley. There's still time to pick up a farm-fresh turkey from them. Click here for details. 

Corinne Piazza of the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City, which recently commissioned artists to create Art for Hope SLC. The community art project includes 43 outdoor, large-scale artworks from 33 local artists on three properties in the Downtown, North Temple, and Sugar House neighborhoods. Click here for a virtual tour or drive on by the following locations:

  • 1500 W. North Temple (north side of street, fence wrap)
  • 255 S. State Street (east side of street, fence wrap)
  • 2234 S. Highland Drive(blue building, wall installation)

Utah Film Center's Mariah Mellus on Kidvember, a lineup of films and media arts programs for kids available in November to stream for free. Click here for more details, including archived webinars from Illuminating Animation to Drag Queen Story Hour. 

  • Nov. 24: The Day My Father Became a Bush  directed by Nicole van Kilsdonk. When war breaks out in the south, Toda’s father has to defend his country. Toda is sent to stay with her mother, who lives in a neighboring land… not a simple journey in wartime. But Toda is a plucky girl who doesn’t give up easily – she is determined to find her mother. An adventurous story with laughs, thrills, and emotion. Themes: friendship, loyalty, self-determination. Recommended for ages 10+.

SkyWatcher Leo T filed another celestial report. Click here to check out more stories of many cultures, one sky.

Al's #UrbanFarmReport featured organic farmer Bob Quinn, a progressive leader in promoting organic and sustainable agriculture throughout the state of Montana and author of Grain by Grain.  

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:

  • Community Co-Host: Aldine, KRCL’s Punk Rock Farmer
  • Exec. Producer, Host:  Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer