Contact with Mary Dickson

Contact with Mary Dickson airs weeknights at 9:55 p.m. on KUED. The long-running community service series features interviews with non-profit and arts organizations. Filmed in the KUED studio, the interviews provide an important outlet for more than 300 non-profit groups each year to reach a broader community audience with information about their services and upcoming events.

UMFA reopens with all new exhibits and more

Our latest episode of Contact in the Community takes us to the UMFA. Considered Utah’s flagship fine arts museum, the UMFA will open its doors on August 26th & 27th after being closed for a year for renovation.

We met with UMFA Director Gretchen Dietrich and Curator Leslie Anderson to learn about what’s new, what to expect, and what the museum has to offer. Stop by the UMFA Reopening Weekend event to peruse the galleries and new installations and enjoy works from visiting artists -- including Spencer Fench’s site-specific installation in the museum's Grand Hall -- plus activities for kids, food trucks, tours of the collections, tours of the basement, a dance party and more. 

The Sumi Nungwa 2nd Annual Open House and Native Art Sale will take place at Market Street Grill in Cottonwood.

The Metropolitan Opera’s Utah District Auditions will take place this November at Libby Gardner Concert Hall, and they’re open to the public.

Grief and the Holidays is a program designed to provide comfort and support to those grieving the death of someone they loved, during the difficult holiday season.

Pygmalion Theatre Company will begin its season with “The Weyward Sisters”  a local playwright, L.L. West. 

The All Things Kids Expo at the Thanksgiving Point Show Barn offers family resources, shopping, entertainment, photo ops with princesses, and more.

The Utah Division of Indian Affairs celebrates, honors, and recognizes the countless contributions of Utah’s American Indian community at its annual Indigenous Day celebration.

The 2017 DigCitSummit provides tools on teaching kids to be healthy, smart, productive, and kind in their digital use.

Needs Beyond Medicine holds an annual fundraiser called canSURVIVE to celebrate cancer survivors.

KUED’s latest documentary, Homeless at the End, tells the story of the final days of homeless residents in a unique hospice setting. There will be a free screening at the Salt Lake City Main Library and a panel discussion at the end.

The University of Utah Department of Theatre presents Love’s Labour’s Lost by William Shakespeare.

The J. Willard Marriott Library’s 2017 Ski Affair is an annual awards banquet with a reception, silent auction, and dinner is always a highly anticipated event.

Adopt a Native Elder’s Annual Rug Show and Sale helps to create a market for the Elders’ crafts and to raise awareness about their needs and provide them with much needed supplies for the winter.

The Utah State Courts system offers ongoing courses and classes to help you better prepare for handling situations that require knowledge of the law.