A list of upcoming rallies and grassroots resources curated by KRCL’s RadioACTive team. Featured events do not imply endorsement. Information adapted from public listings posted by organizers. All times Mountain unless otherwise indicated.
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Mon-Sat, March 27-April 1:
- Unstoppable -- Pride Week at the UoU, various events and locations. "An annual event honoring LGBTQIA+ histories, cultures, and lives! Join us for this week-long series of events to learn, celebrate, and be inspired. Pride Week is planned by a volunteer committee of students, faculty, trainees, and staff collaborating across the university. All are welcome to get involved and participate in Pride Week events! Event information will be published as details are solidified. Stay tuned with Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion’s newsletters and socials (@uofuedi on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) to be the first to know about programming updates."
Wed-Thurs, March 29-30:
- Art & Soup Charity Expo, 11a-9p both days at Salt Palace Convention Center - Hall A, 100 S. West Temple St., SLC. Event by Community Nursing Services: "The Art & Soup Charity Expo is a two-day event hosted by CNS in partnership with local restaurants and artists. This year's event will include 25 restaurants and 60 local Utah artists who generously donate 35% of their sales to CNS’s Charitable Care Program. All proceeds from this event go toward helping individuals in need throughout Utah." For details and tickets, click here.
Thursday, March 30:
Zions Bank Community Speaker Series: Honoring Our History, Investing in Our Future, 12:00-1:00 p.m. at Zions Bank Founders Room, 1 S. Main St., 18th Floor, SLC. "Better Days 2020 education and community outreach director Tiffany Greene will participate on this panel hosted by Zions Bank to honor Women’s History Month. In person and virtual options will be available – watch this space for more details coming soon!"
Celebration for She Said: Womxn's Voices in Utah Anthology , 7:00-9:00 p.m. at The Salt Lake Tribune, 90 S. 400 W. Suite #600, SLC. "Part of the She Said Collaboration between the SLCC Community Writing Center and The Salt Lake Tribune. In February 2023, the Collaboration issued a 'call for submissions' with the intent of gathering stories and visual representations of womxn’s experiences in Utah. Join the SLCC Community Writing Center and The Salt Lake Tribune as we celebrate the womxn writers, artists, and photographers whose work will be published in the "She Said: Womxn's Voices in Utah" Anthology." This event is free, but an RSVP is required.
Queers Revolt! SHECOCK, Somebody/Anybody, DoomCupcake, &Knuckles, 7:00 p.m. at Aces High Saloon, 1588 S. State St., SLC. "A series featuring queer and allied musicians. Inaugural event, Trans Day of Visibility Edition. Visibility Matters. Fight for our freedom to exist. Now more than ever is our time to unify and push back against the narratives being made by those who wish to push us out of existence. Join us in our fight." Admission is $5 at the door. Venue is 21+.
Friday, March 31:
- 14th annual International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDoV) Rally and March. "Transgender Day of Visibility celebrates the resilience and success of transgender and gender-nonconforming people and raises awareness of transgender rights. It's very important for trans and non-binary youth to have support and to be seen. All ages."
5:00 PM - Rally at the Utah State Capitol
5:30 PM - March to City Creek Park
5:45 PM to 7 PM - Speakers and Youth Open Mic
Followed by an amazing and fun-filled 21+ event at @milk.slc
Fri-Sat, March 31-April 1:
- Salt Lake City DuoFest 2023 at Sugar Space Arts Warehouse, 132 S. 800 W., SLC. "Salt Lake City DuoFest returns as the only current improv comedy festival dedicated to celebrating improv teams of two. Named among the Best of Utah in 2019 by Salt Lake City Weekly, DuoFest will host some of the most acclaimed improvisers from across the country. Shows will run from 7-10pm, with eight performances per night. *Acts may contain mature content*" For tickets, click here.
Saturday, April 1:
- Ramadan Unity Iftar, 7:00 p.m. at Traverse Mountain Grand Hall, 2175 W. Chapel Ridge Rd., Lehi. Event by Hope Humanitarian, Utah Muslim Civic League and Al Maida Utah: "A night of unity and giving to support Syrian Families living in refugee camps. Tickets are limited, reserve yours today and sponsor a Ramadan meal for a family living in the camps! Tickets are available using the link below. Everyone is invited! https://hope-humanitarian.networkforgood.com/.../54203."
Thurs-Sun, April 6-9:
- April 6-9: Lord of Misrule: Feast of Fools, an interactive Easter Passion Play debuting at the Sister Dottie S. Dixon Memorial Blackbox, Alliance Theater - Utah Arts Alliance, 602 E. 500 S., SLC. Event by RJ Walker: "A rare and special occasion such as this necessitates theatrical nonsense. This will be a play unlike any other you've seen. This is the biggest and baddest and blasphemest Lord of Misrule show yet (18+, as always). Masquerade/disguise encouraged. Show starts at 8pm, with a 3pm Matinee on Saturday. Lord of Misrule: Feast of Fools is also a U of U Undergraduate Research Project intended to show the social and financial efficacy of its experimental, mutual-aid based theatre model. There is a 'Menu of Foolishness' with 69 different changes that can be made to the show. Audience members can donate money between acts to the University of Utah Prison Education Project for The Lord of Misrule to make sure these changes happen on stage. The show is free to attend, no ticket required."
Friday, April 7:
Tuesday, April 18:
- Reflecting on Germany’s War Against the Jews from an American Perspective, 12:00 p.m. hybrid event. Event by J. Willard Marriott Library: "This discussion will explore the beliefs and values of the perpetrators of genocide, to realize the roles of leaders and opinion makers in shaping the perceptions of those who followed. Yet, in remembering the past, we must weigh our responsibilities in the present. What does the increasing normalization of anti-Semitism in the United States portend for American Jews and the core values and institutions of our country. Panelists: Amos Guiora, Ph.D. and Bob Goldberg, Ph.D. Moderator: Hollis Robbins, Ph.D."
Sat-Sun, April 22-23
- The 12th annual Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids at the Viridian Center in West Jordan. Event by Utah Film Center: "Tumbleweeds Film Festival will open a window to 'Our Magical World' with cutting-edge animation, shorts, and feature-length films. This two-day festival will include interactive and enriching workshops taught by professionals in the film industry and free hands-on activities, crafts, and experiences for the whole family!
This year features 20 films that bring you stories set in space, on land, and in other worlds that peek at the imagination and adventurous minds of viewers of all ages. Journey into the filmmaking process with activities and workshops featuring the Harmon Bros, Override Films, and more. There are viewing options for everyone — indoor screenings at Viridian Event Center in West Jordan and online screenings at home or on the go." Check out the Tumbleweeds Film Festival here!
Saturday, May 13:
Saturday, June 3:
- Climate Change and a Shrinking Salt Lake with Bonnie K. Baxter, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, SLC. "Join us for an educational lecture with Bonnie K. Baxter, Ph.D., a Professor of Biology and Director of the Great Salt Lake Institute at Westminster College. She'll discuss how diversions of water and drought have depleted the water that makes it to the bottom of our watershed—the Great Salt Lake. And what will happen to its amazing biology, significant economic input, air quality along the Wasatch Front, and recreation industries if the shrinking of the lake is allowed to continue. Space is limited, registration required." Tickets are $16. Click here for details.