RadioACTive: September 25, 2020

  • September 25, 2020
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Homegrown music from Soap on #PunkRockFarmerFriday. Al goes 'clothing hoptional' with hops hunters and homebrewers on tonight's #UrbanFarmReport. Plus, TreeUtah and ReTree SLC, Eat Local Challenge, Utah Poet Rob Carney's 'Dear World' letter, SkyWatcher Leo T and special guests on Rallies and Resources.

Tonight's lineup:

Homegrown music from Soap, which shared their new single, Red. The band plays a live set tonight at 7:00 p.m. at The Rise, 521 N. 1200 W., Orem. Masks, social distancing required. 

SkyWatcher Leo T with another celestial report, including the way astronauts seek to honor the late-Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ma Black with an Invitation to Heal, Saturday, 10 a.m. at City Library, 210 E. 400 S., SLC. 

Billy Palmer and Rachel Jensen on this year's Slutwalk SLC's Digital Walk of No Shame, Saturday from 12:00-1:00 p.m. 12-1 online. Also, Billy's award, Rape Recovery Center. Click here to read about Billy Palmer recently being named a "Pillar of Hope" by Rape Recovery Center.

"Dear World Outside the United States," a poem by Utah's own Rob Carney. Check him out virtually Tuesday, Sept. 29, 7:00 p.m. and again Oct. 15 as part of this year's Utah Humanities Book Festival.

#UrbanFarmReport, featuring:

Alison Einerson of the Downtown SLC Farmers Market, held 8a-1p each Saturday through October at Pioneer Park, 300 S. 300 W., SLC. Be one of the first 100 folks to sign up for the Eat Local Week Challenge at the market's info booth tomorrow and get cool swag and market bucks!

Andrew Wike of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers-Utah Chapter with a call-to-action for National Public Lands Day tomorrow. BHA will celebrate its 2nd annual Public Land Pack Out, collecting trash from fishing access sites, wildlife management areas and other public lands and waters on which hunters and anglers depend for access and opportunity. 

Amy May of TreeUtah on the new ReTree SLC program. Earlier this week, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and TreeUtah announced the joint effort to replace thousands of trees lost throughout the Capital City during the windstorm on September 7 and 8.

  • Donors to ReTree SLC have the ability to make single donations or sign up for an ongoing monthly contribution, and they can specify that their donation go toward replanting in Liberty Park, the Salt Lake City Cemetery, the Jordan River Park/International Peace Gardens, Rosewood Park or wherever a tree is needed most. 
  • To help kick off the initiative, Rocky Mountain Power said it will match the first $10,000 raised. 

Homebrewer Rich Vosepka, who shared his annual Wild Hops Ale with locally sourced hops and yeast.

Julia Edwards of Summit Land Conservancy, which will debut its 2020 Clothing Hoptional ale at Wasatch/Squatter's October 9. For the last three years, Edwards has led the Hops Hunters Hikes to check on wild hops that were then foraged for the beer. 

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:  Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer