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.
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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.
KUED's Mary Dickson visits the Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts in our latest episode of Contact in the Community. Located in the middle of Liberty Park, the museum is free & open to the public and hosts the park's annual summer concert series "Mondays in the Park," as well as different workshops and demonstrations with some of Utah’s leading folk artists.
Ken Crossley from EngAGE Utah discusses the upcoming Arts and Aging Conference in St. George.
Jacqui Voland from the School of Medicine Alumni Association talks to Mary about UteMed 2017.
The German American Society’s first concert of the season, “Die Reformation” is coming up and Lothar Gulla joins Mary to talk about the program
The University of Utah Department of Sociology will host an evening of Performance Art on Race, Class, and Gender called "Sociology and U."
Diana Dunkley from Family Promise of Ogden discuses their Bed Race at Newgate Mall in Ogden.
Aden Batar from the Gandhi Alliance For Peace talks about this year’s Gandhi Birthday Celebration
Ririe-Woodbury's new season begins this fall with Parallax. The performance will have a couple premieres, including one choreographed by Daniel Charon.
The YWCA in Utah will host its 29th Annual LeaderLuncheon at the Grand America Hotel. Amberlie Phillips has the details.
Leah Barker from Choice Humanitarian talks about its upcoming Fundraising Gala.
The University of Utah Department of Theatre is presenting Steel Pier, and Denny Berry, Director and Choreographer joins Mary to discuss the play.
Pioneer Theatre Company is beginning their new season and Karen Azenberg talks to Mary about “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.”
The Utah Shakespeare Festival's Artistic Director, David Ivers, talks about one of their upcoming plays this season called “How to Fight Loneliness.”