Former Utah Symphony Associate Concertmaster, Gerald Elias’ new Daniel Jacobus mystery novel “Death and Transfiguration” takes place at the Tanglewood Music Festival. The villain of the story is Vaclav Herza, the last of a dying breed of great and tyrannical conductors, who has a knack for humiliating talented artists.
Autism rates across the United States are rising. A new Utah study suggest expanded diagnostic criteria could explain the new increatsed incidence of the disorder. Today on Access utah, Sheri Quinn talks to University of Utah adolescent and child psychiatrist Dr. Deborah Bilder about this new finding and her part in the research.
On the show this week, I feature the story-songs from the James Low Western Front, and the new live album from fingerstyle guitarist Richard Gilewitz. I’ll also play tracks from new releases by Beth Cahill, Chatham Street, and the Sultans of String, among other talented artists. Tune in this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
We're looking at reactions to the results of Primary Day and the issues and candidates that will be moving forward to the November election, as well as some who didn't make it. We get political analysis from Frank Pignanelli and LaVarr Webb first. Then, we talk to candidates Donna McAleer (D) and Sean Reyes. McAleer won her race with 80 percent of the vote. Reyes did not win his race, and he responds.
One of the worst fire seasons in recent memory appears to just be getting started in Utah. Tuesday on Access Utah we’ll get the latest news from Salt Lake Tribune reporters and talk to Utah residents affected by the fires. We’ll also ask BLM Utah Fire Manager, Sheldon Wimmer, what we can do to reduce the risk of fire in the current very dangerous conditions.
In many backyards across the state and country, poultry are becoming common. Raising poultry requires space, time, and special ingredients. Chickens are good for gardens, and the soul. Today Bryan Earl speaks with Brit Merrill and Celia Bell about eggs, gardens, and chickens.