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 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.

The McCarthey Family Foundation Lecture Series is coming to Rowland Hall for a lecture about Press in the Age of Trump.

The Park City Latino Health Fair will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Park City.

The Pink Tie Ball is coming up in November and Kate Moss, Executive Director of Komen Utah joins Mary to tell us more about this annual event.

Dr. Vandana Shiva combines sharp intellectual enquiry with courageous activism to speak out on environmental and social justice issues.

MOTUS After Dark is an initiative created by the Musicians of the Utah Symphony to bring great classical music to underexposed audiences.

The Uplift Families Parenting Conference provides parents with tools on how to foster resilient and successful children.

Lights On Afterschool is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families and communities.

Chevron’s Fuel Your School Program helps by providing funding for supplies at local public schools.

Don’t miss the Community Arts & Harvest Festival at the Christ United Methodist Church.

This year, the Alzheimer’s Association Research Symposium and Luncheon will take place at the Provo Marriott.