When is public private?

  • March 12, 2024
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SLTrib columnist Robert Gehrke breaks down new laws that hide public information. ZAP and other taxes explained. Plus, Hibernian Society on St. Patrick's Day Parade and Siamsa in SLC, and we check in with Peter Donegan, our favorite Irish gardener.

Tonight's show features the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!

Daniel Stergios on ZAP — Zoo, Arts & Parks — your tax dollars at work. Arts and cultural nonprofits are invited to submit grant applications now. 

  • April 30: Deadline for ZAP grant applications. The mission of the Zoo, Arts & Parks (ZAP) Program is to enhance Salt Lake County resident and visitor experiences through art, cultural, and recreational offerings. ZAP currently provides support for 232 arts and cultural nonprofits. To learn more, click here

Robert Gehrke of The Salt Lake Tribune on bills passed by Utah lawmakers to restrict public information. 

Meghan Gibson of the Hibernian Society of Utah, which has it's big parade and party this weekend.

  • March 16: 46th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Siamsa, 11a-5p at The Gateway, 400 W. 200 S., SLC. "This year's theme is "Celebrating Irish Hospitality." The parade begins at 11:00 a.m., with Siamsa to follow til 5:00 p.m. 20% of All Proceeds from DinnerTime go to the Hibernian Society of Utah and their efforts to preserve Irish Culture and Heritage."

Ireland's own Peter Donegan, who's spending the holiday once again in Australia at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show. It's the "largest and most prestigious horticultural event in the Southern Hemisphere." Donegan won Gold there last year, and this year his big plans are bigger, including a Piper PA-28 Cherokee plane at head height

Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Questions, comments, or suggestions for the show? Email radioactive@krcl.org. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Executive Producer, Host: Lara Jones
  • Production Assistant: Connor Estes
  • Volunteer: John Clarkeson