RadioActive: November 5, 2018

  • November 5, 2018
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Black Light shines on the perils of black female political participation and voter suppression in Utah, The Bridge, election night coverage with PBS NewsHour

Tonight’s lineup:

  • Community Co-Host Tamara Stevenson shined the Black Light on the perils of black female political participation, as well as voter suppression Utah-style. Guests:
    • Darlene McDonald, who ran for Salt Lake County Council
    • Antonella Packard, LULAC Utah
    • Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk, Ute Mountain Ute tribal leader
  • Co-composer Andrew Maxfield and SALT Contemporary Dance’s Michelle Nielsen on The Bridge, which runs Nov. 8-10 at Kingsbury Hall. CLICK HEREfor tickets.
    • During the height of the Civil War, a young man awaits his hanging for attempted arson. As his mind races to his family and ideals, his battle for survival becomes a battle for self. Commissioned by UtahPresents for its world premiere, this genrebending dance and music performance — created by Salt Lake City natives Andrew Maxfield and Stuart Maxfield (singer/bassist of Fictionist) and librettist Glen Nelson — retells Ambrose Bierce’s classic short story.


Nov. 6, 2018, is General Election Day. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Here are a couple of tips and links for Salt Lake County voters:

  • There are 43 voting centers in Salt Lake County. CLICK HERE to find one near you.
  • Voters who are eligible to vote in the General Election may vote at ANY of the Vote Centers on Election Day.
  • Election Day Registration is the law. Bring valid identification (see below for list) and ask for a provisional ballot.
  • Voters may drop off their vote-by-mail ballot at a Vote Center during polling hours (7:00 am – 8:00 pm). WALK & DROP!
  • Voters don’t need to wait in line to deposit their vote-by-mail ballot at a Vote Center.
  • Vote Centers will be open on General Election Day (November 6th) from 7:00 am - 8:00 pm.
  • Identification is required: ID Requirements
  • Frequently Asked Questions


Statewide voting resources:

  • CLICK HERE to search by any Utah address to find a voting center near you:
  • CLICK HERE for contact information for all 29 county clerks in Utah.


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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: Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host: Tamara Stevenson
  • Volunteer: Tommy Sutter