RadioACTive: October 6, 2020

  • October 6, 2020
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Because of Her -- Stories of Women Making a Difference, a special broadcast collaboration with The Bee, UMFA and RadioACTive.

Tonight on the show: Because of Her: Stories of Women Making a Difference.

Originally conceived of as a live-storytelling event at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, this show was set to take place in the spring of 2020 in conjunction with UMFA's ACME Lab exhibition, "Utah Women Working for Better Days!" Tonight, The Bee's Giuliana Serena takes over RadioACTive to share true, personal stories from Utah women of action, about the women who have made a significant difference in their lives and work.

Featured storytellers:

  • Erika George - Teacher, World Traveler, Activist  

  • Luna Banuri - Advocate, Policy Analyst, Executive Director 

  • Ciriac Alvarez Valle - Poet, Speaker, Community Organizer 

  • Pilar Pobil - Artist, Writer, Community Builder   

  • Denae Shanidiin - Creator, Bilá'ashdla (five fingered relative), Honágháahnii (one who walks around clan)

Ashley Farmer, assistant director of learning and engagement, reminded listeners that admission is FREE the first Wednesday of the month at UMFA. However, due to the Vice Presidential Debate to be held on the university campus this Wednesday, she said Free First Wednesday admission will be Wednesday, October 14, instead.

  • Exhibition and Lab Sponsor: The JoAnne L. Shrontz Family Foundation

  • Curatorial Sponsor: Sam and Diane Stewart Family Foundation

  • Support for this exhibition was also provided in part by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and with additional support provided by The Hearst Foundations.

  • The ACME Lab is an innovative space in the Museum’s Emma Eccles Jones Education Center dedicated to community engagement and art experimentation.

  • The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) is funded in part by Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks (ZAP).

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:

  • Host, Executive Producer: Lara Jones
  • Community Host, Story Curator: Giuliana Serena, The Bee
  • Sound Mixing: Willis Krammer