Access Utah
2:56 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Sustainibility in Outer Space on AU Friday

The private aerospace company Space-X launched the first private spacecraft this week bound for the International Space Station. Today on Access Utah, we explore U.S. space security with Victoria Sampson, Director of the Secure World Foundation.

At 9:30 Science Questions presents Part II of the series "In the State of Mental Breakdown," a profile of the mental healthcare crisis in Salt Lake County that mirrors what is happening across the nation.

Fresh Folk
10:25 pm
Wed May 23, 2012

Fresh Folk- May 26

On the show this week, I feature the affecting debut album from the duo Driftwood Fire, and the poetic new release from Kyle Alden. I’ll also play songs from new discs by Katie Quick, Jon Brooks, and Jay Einhorn, among other talented artists. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

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Radio Cosmopolis
10:19 pm
Wed May 23, 2012

Radio Cosmopolis- May 25

This week catch a special episode focusing on the music of Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Burma, and beyond.

Access Utah
10:14 pm
Wed May 23, 2012

Decoration Day on AU Thursday

It started as Decoration Day, a day to honor fallen Civil War soldiers and has evolved into Memorial Day, a time to honor all of our dead.  We’ll talk with Warren Hegg, with the “Keep the Spirit of ’45 Alive” organization about the Borgstrom family of Thatcher who lost four sons in WWII.  Utah State University folklorist Randy Williams will join us to talk about the Veterans History Project and we’ll talk with several war veterans.

Access Utah
5:44 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Confronting the Next Sagebrush Rebellion on AU Wednesday

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed legislation recently that would have taken public lands back from the U.S. government, explaining that the bill appeared to be "not reconcilable" with the Constitution. On Access Utah Wednesday, we invite Representative Ken Ivory to come talk about why he's disappointed in Gov. Brewer's decision and why he thinks the Utah bill would not be considered unconstitutional. We'll also talk to Stephen Trimble, a vocal opponent of the legislation.

4:41 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Eclipse Party, Anyone?

This week's solar eclipse in Utah had all the makings of a good holiday. Jennifer Pemberton tells us why something that hasn't happened in 18 years is definitely worth celebrating.

Access Utah
11:05 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Feeling Fruity on AU Monday

Monday on Access Utah's Gardening segment, I talk to Utah State University Extension Fruit Specialist Brent Black. 

We start off talking about strawberries: Why should you buy your strawberries, and other produce locally? We also discuss healthy fruit trees, and other fruits. 

Science Questions
11:42 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Music and Hydraulic Fracturing

On Science Questions, storytelling is combined with music as people tell their experiences with hydraulic fracturing and the earthquakes and other effects from it.

Access Utah
11:34 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Fracking and Black Sheep on Access Utah

Friday on Access Utah, we first have  Science Questions, storytelling is combined with music as people tell their experiences with hydraulic fracturing and the earthquakes and other effects from it.

Radio Cosmopolis
10:57 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Radio Cosmopolis- May 18

Listen this Friday for examples of Afrobeat, a gypsy dance, Bollywood film soundtracks, Hawaiian slack key guitar, and much more.