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Radio Cosmopolis
5:15 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Radio Cosmopolis - February 17

This week I anticipate Mardi Gras with carnival music and songs about Carnival from Brazil, the Caribbean, Cape Verde, New Orleans, and beyond.

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Commentary
5:03 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

News Travels Fast to the Ends of the Earth

Ed Kociela tells us how news spreads down the Baja Peninsula through social media.

Access Utah
10:17 am
Wed February 15, 2012

Utah Still Needs to Watch Out for GRAMA -- on Thursday's Access Utah

Utah’s Government Records Access and Management Act, or GRAMA, was a hotly-debated issue at last year’s legislative session. News organizations say Utahns still need to pay attention to the issue. The Utah Media Coalition has launched Grama Watch, which, it says, is an effort to keep a public eye on pending legislation that may have an effect on the openness of Utah government.

Commentary
9:37 am
Wed February 15, 2012

Everyone Has Lots of Money These Days, Except for Steve Eaton

Steve Eaton can't wait for the American economy to turn around so he can drive fast and eat tater-tots on vacation in Southern Idaho.

Access Utah
9:22 am
Wed February 15, 2012

1,000 Places to See Before You Die...Today on Access Utah

Today on Access Utah Tom Williams talks with Patricia Schultz, author of the New York Times best-selling book, 1,000 Places To See Before You Die: A Traveller’s Life List.

In the last segment, an encore broadcast of Tom Williams' interview with NPR's Scott Simon from September 2010.

Access Utah
5:08 pm
Tue February 14, 2012

UPR's Legislative Coverage Tackles Higher Ed Today on Access Utah

Today on Access Utah a conversation on higher education in Utah with members of the stat legislature. We'll discuss enrollment, tenure, budget, tuition and more with Representative Joel Briscoe and Senator Casey Anderson.

Some of Utah's veterans were honored in the legislature yesterday, including Representative Patrice Arent's father. In the last segment of the show today, Marvin Arent tells Tom Williams why he disobeyed direct orders in WWII and saved lives as a result.

Access Utah
4:35 pm
Mon February 13, 2012

All About Pruning

Today on our weekly gardening episode of Access Utah, Brent Black, USU extension fruit specialist, joins us for the whole hour to talk about how to make your fruit trees more fruitful when fruiting time comes again

Fresh Folk
3:32 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Fresh Folk - February 11

On the show this week, I feature the unassuming and honest album from RJ Cowdery, and the latest release from the successful Australian singer and songwriter Kasey Chambers. I’ll also play tracks from new releases by Carolann Solebello, Jen Hajj, and Kyle Carey, to name just a few. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Contemporary Western Women
3:00 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Amy Velasquez

Amy Velasquez is a middle school teacher in Evanston, Wyoming. Her family was one of the First hispanic families in Evanston, coming there in the 1950s. It is important to her to preserve and share her Mexican heritage, so she created a Cinco de Mayo celebration in her class which grew into a town celebration.

Science Questions
2:52 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Singing about Einstein's Dreams

Science Questions presents a one-hour special today with Alan Lightman, author of Einstein's Dreams, musician Randall Williams, and a talented group of junior high students at Salt Lake Arts Academy who created songs, along with Williams, about time based on Lightman's book. Their journey offers a unique window into the power of hands-on education and the beauty of blending the arts and sciences.

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