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.

Pop in to a Pop-up Park in SLC

Running through May 14, the Downtown Alliance's eight pop-up parks bring a breath of fresh air to Salt Lake City's historic Main Street with their clever mix of contemporary art and horticulture. Learn more about the vision & inspiration behind the installations in our latest episode of Contact in the Community, and plan your next visit to the garden stroll.

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s The Vietnam War will premiere on PBS in September, but Utahns can preview the film in August at a special screening in partnership with the Salt Lake County Library. Liz Sollis has more information.

The Tanner Humanities Center’s National Theatre Live is bringing Angels in America to Broadway Centre Cinemas. John Boyack has details.

The Utah Shakespeare Festival’s 2017 season is well under way. Joshua Stavros talks more about the season's programming.

The Salt Lake City Arts Council’s Twilight Concert Series continues throughout the summer with great musicians and bands. Matt Thurber provides more details.

The Red Fred Project is dedicated to finding children living in extraordinary circumstances and helping them write a book that delivers a message they’d like the world to hear. Publisher and founder, Dallas Graham provides more information about this special organization.

American Indian Services will celebrate the graduation of its PREP students in Blanding. Dr. Sylvia McMillan provides more information about the event and the students.

Utah’s First Tacofest in Salt Lake City is sure to attract a large crowd eager to try tacos and support Meals on Wheels. 

Each Monday night in July and August visitors come to the Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts to enjoy live music and dancing. Adrienne Decker has more details.

The Salt Lake Film Society is bringing Harry Potter back to audience for a “Weekend at Dumbledore’s” Director of Programming, Levi Elder has details.

Outreach Director Isaac Troyo introduces Waterford’s UPSTART offers a free kindergarten readiness program.

The Utah Iris Society will hold an iris plant sale at Sugar House Park Garden Center on July 29.

Intermountain Donor Services will hold their annual Dash for Donation at Sugar House Park in Salt Lake City and at Leavitt's Mortuary in Ogden.

Clever Octopus Creative Reuse Center just opened in Murray. Learn more about how you can get involved.

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