On the show this week, I feature harmony-driven new releases; first from the all female trio Red Molly, and then the Canadian trio Three Metre Day. I’ll also play songs from new releases by Kevin Danzig, Dale Watson and the Gourds, to name just a few. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
Rural sociologist John Allen says that community creates the success or failure of a civil society. He has helped several communities trying to resolve serious conflicts. His list of key mindsets required to achieve a civil society includes: “Meet the Weirdos” (anyone who may be different from you,) “Cultivate a Civil Tone,” and “Personalize” (get to know those on the other side as fellow human beings.) John Allen, Dean of the USU College of Humanities and Social Sciences, was selected by USU Honors students to give the annual “Last Lecture,” which he delivered recently at USU.
Eric Greitens is our guest Wednesday on Access Utah, and will be discussing his book, The Heart & the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL, and his experiences as both a humanitarian and soldier.
Water, fire, food, education; those are the basic themes of Tuesday’s Access Utah when we’ll broadcast from the Federal Building in Salt Lake City at the Utah celebration of the 150th anniversary of the U. S. Department of Agriculture.
On Access Utah this Monday at 9:00 is a discussion about insects: which insects are active and what you should be concerned about. Diane Alston, Utah State University Extension Entomologist is Bryan Earl's guest.
On the show this week, I feature the 12th album from the talented Indigo Girls, and the appreciation-themed new release from Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Sophie Carpenter, Annie Crane, and Aaron White, among other talented artists.
Today on Science Questions, we begin a two-part series titled, "In the state of Mental Breakdown" discussing the overhaul of the Valley Mental Health system.
Valley mental health has been the major, and almost only mental health provider across the Wasatch Front for the past two decades, and is now under a revamp. Sheri Quinn and Suzi Montgomery talk to doctors and patients to find out how this affects the care given to those who need it.
Today on Access Utah, Sheri Quinn speaks to film makers Don Argott and Sheena Joyce about their movie, The Atomic States of America. The film takes a look at the impact of nuclear power on the lives of every-day Americans, from well-known incidents like Love Canal to the present-day concerns, like the Blue Castle Power Plant in Southern Utah.
The second half of the hour is Science Questions, the beginning of a two-part series titled, "In the state of Mental Breakdown" discussing the overhaul of the Valley Mental Health system.
As the New Magini String Quartet prepares for a performance of Schubert's masterpiece, "Death and the Maiden," which it hopes will resuscitate its faltering career, someone starts picking off members of the quartet one by one. It’s up to blind violin teacher and amateur sleuth, Daniel Jacobus, to solve the mystery.