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Bboy Federation is a non-profit that features dancers, DJs & Hip Hop culture

Since 2009, The Bboy Federation has been a showcase for urban dance, both for performances and as a viable path for young dancers to succeed through practice, performance and education. Founders James Karren and Joshua Perkins had already been featuring newer and seasoned dancers at events and just a year later they decided the Hip Hop scene in Utah was ready for a little more.

The Launch Team’s REVEL Big Cottonwood Half Marathon is coming up in September and Rayna Drago talks to Mary about the Team's trainings for young adults of all athletic abilities.

The Utah Shakespeare Festival's Artistic Director, David Ivers, talks about one of their upcoming plays this season called “How to Fight Loneliness.”

KUED and the Salt Lake Gallery Stroll are partnering this month to raise awareness for autism. The Gallery Stroll's executive director, Kristina Robb, joins Mary in the studio to talk about how you can participate.

The Utah Symphony Guild is hosting “A Night in Paris,” its 2017 Fundraising Gala. Edwin Lyons joins Mary to talk about the exciting event.

The Epilepsy Foundation of Utah is hosting its 2017 Warriors of Epilepsy Gala this April. Sarah Hansen joins Mary in the studio to talk about what they have planned.

Spy Hop Productions is holding its 2017 Annual Benefit at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center this May. Executive Director, Kasandra VerBrugghen, joins Mary in the studio to talk about the benefit.

The Senior Charity Care Foundation is holding a Hope Benefit at the Tower at Rice Eccles Stadium. The Foundation's president, Beth Ehrhardt, joins Mary in the Studio to talk about what they have planned.

Arianna Glauser from the University of Utah’s Musical Theatre Senior Class talks to Mary about their upcoming production of "Cats."

Humanities in Focus/Life Through the Lens will be screening social justice documentary films this month. University of Utah Professor of English, Jeff Metcalf talks to Mary about the films they have planned.

The Utah Chapter of the U.S. National Committee for UN Women is hosting a film festival called “Through Women’s Eyes” Shannon Musgrave joins Mary in the studio to talk about the films.


The University of Utah Black Faculty and Staff Association is holding a State of  Black Affairs Summit. Deniece Dortch from the African American Doctoral Scholars Initiative talks to Mary about what they have planned.

Ballet West’s latest production “Journeys and Reflections” showcases three compelling works that explore the range of humanity. Joshua Jones joins Mary in the studio to talk about the production.

Real Women Run is a collaborative nonpartisan initiative to empower women to participate in civic leadership. Erin Jemison, Director of Public Policy at the YWCA talks about the trainings they have coming up in April.