RadioACTive: October 23, 2019

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Marriner Eccles, Father of the Modern Federal Reserve. Form of a Girl Unknown and the power of blood. Rebuilding 300 West in SLC.

Tonight's curated lineup:

SLC Engineering’s civic engagement director Adan Carrillo and Will Becker of SLC Transportation talked about the rebuilding of 300 West, between 500-2100 South. Community outreach has started, although construction isn’t expected until 2021. To stay informed:

  • Email: 300west@slcgov.com  (include “Updates” in the subject line)
  • Website: slc.gov.com/mystreet
  • Hotline: 888-966-6624
  • Social Media: @SLCGOV & @SLCMoves | #300WestSLC
  • Nov. 2: 300 West Street Session, 11a-2p at 1174 S. 300 W. SLC invites the public to give its input at the event. Come and share your ideas and suggestions for improving safety, accessibility, and mobility for 300 West.
    • Parking available on Paxton Avenue. Bike parking available on site. Within walking distance of TRAX.

In 1936, he was the Utahn Time Magazine said Marriner Eccles was “the only thing standing between the United States and disaster.” RadioACTive talks with KUED senior producer John Howe, whose latest documentary, Marriner Eccles, Father of the Modern Federal Reserve, is now airing on Channel 7. Click here to stream it online.

Form of a Girl Unknown, a play by Charly Evon Simpson, had its world premiere at Salt Lake Acting Company earlier this month. It is a unique coming of age tale, including blood. RadioACTive got a preview with lead actress Amanda Morris (Amali); Cynthia Fleming, SLAC’s Executive Artistic Director; and Cydnie LaCour, Division Director of Youth Homeless Services for Volunteers of America Utah.

  • During the entire run of FORM OF A GIRL UNKNOWN, SLAC will be collecting feminine hygiene product donations on behalf of the center. Drop off items at the box office during operating hours.

  • FORM OF A GIRL UNKNOWN runs through November 17, 2019. Click here for tickets, or in person at the SLAC box office, or by calling (801) 363-7522.

  • Nov. 3: Free Panel Discussion: Let's Talk, PeriodSalt Lake Acting Company presents a local group of experts on menstrual health and period equity in a free panel discussion from 2:45-3:45 p.m. today. The discussion is FREE and will occur immediately following SLAC's 1:00 p.m. performance of FORM OF A GIRL UNKNOWN. The dynamic lineup—composed of academics, activists, and lobbyists, includes:
    • Donna Baluchi– Medical Library Supervisor, University of Utah’s Eccles Health Sciences Library
    • Emma Gillett – Director of Outreach, The Policy Project
    • Anna Mae – Chapter President, PERIOD Salt Lake City
    • Lupita Mendez – Senior, Wasatch High School and Member, Wasatch and Summit County Teen Council
    • Moderator Ocean Candler – Community Health Educator, Planned Parenthood Association of Utah

Calling all KRCL listeners: The General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 5, but your mail-in ballot should already have arrived. If not, contact your county clerk. Visit vote.utah.gov for all kinds of election information, including a way to track your mail-in ballot. Still have questions? Try one of the following links from the Utah Lieutenant Governor’s Office of Elections.

2019 General Election Information:

Got a story to share on the show or an issue for us to cover? Record a voice memo on your smart phone.  Email it to radioactive@krcl.org. Keep it under 3 minutes and be sure to include a name and phone number in the message.

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:

Got a story you'd like to share on the show or an issue you’d like us to cover? Record a voice memo on your smart phone, then email it to radioactive@krcl.org. Keep it under 3 minutes and be sure to include a name and phone number in the message.

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:

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones
  • Community Co-Host: Nick Burns
  • Volunteer: Natalie Benoy

 

 

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