Contact with Mary Dickson

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.

Jenny Sass from the Utah Education Savings Plan talks to Mary about the "Book Your Summer" reading program.

Neka Roundy from Davis County talks to Mary about their 19th Annual Great Salt Lake Bird Festival coming up at the Legacy Events Center.

Gerald Elias is the guest conductor for Sinfonia Salt Lake's May concert. He joins Mary in the studio to talk about Saint-Georges & Mozart.

Lynda Smart Brown from the KidsEat! Foundation joins Mary in the studio to talk about their "Help Us Bloom" Garden Party.

Tanner Dance Program at the University of Utah and Elevate Theater Company present Press Start. Mary Ann Lee from Tanner Dance joins Mary in the studio to talk about this special performance.

Amanda Hughes from the Boys and Girls Clubs talks to Mary about their 50th Anniversary Gala at the Grand America Hotel.

The University of Utah College of Nursing is presenting Caring Connections: A Hope and Comfort in Grief Program for Seeds of Remembrance Day. Katherine Supiano joins Mary in the studio to talk about what they have planned.

Diversity and Inclusion Director Emma Houston talks about Salt Lake County's Stand Against Racism event.

Anna Zanarini from the Salt Lake County Library talks to Mary about Día de los Niños at the Viridian Event Center.

Miss Utah Job's Daughter Taylor Pelch joins Mary in the studio to talk about Job's Daughters International and their 8th Annual Misses Chili Cook-Off.

Indian Education Tutor and Dance INstructor Ruben Zendejas joins Mary in the studio to talk about Provo City School District's Dancing Strong Youth Powwow.

Brandi Bosworth from the Ogden Nature Center talks to Mary about their Earth Day Fair on April 22.

Kenny Parrish from Utah Repertory Theatre Company talks about Kiss of the Spider Woman which will take place at the Sorenson Unity Center.