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.

Excellence in the Community presents Utah’s best musicians and dancers bringing people together and enhancing communities. In November they present Persian Songs of Love and Hope. Here to tell us more is singer and musician Monika Jalili.

Weller Book Works has teamed up with KUED to organize a book club called “Read and Watch.” Here to tell us what’s coming up is new book buyer, Catherine Weller.

Sumi Nungwa will be hosting a Benefit Gala, Auction & Sale for Hopi and Navajo Elders. Here to tell us more about it is cofounder Cheryl Marzec.

The Metropolitan Opera National Council is holding auditions in Utah. These auditions are open to the public. Gunter Radinger is here to tell us more.

The University of Utah Department of Theatre’s new production “Arcadia” is a vibrant play that moves through the centuries. Here to tell us more about it is Director Sarah Shippobotham

The Inn Between is Utah’s first hospice house for the homeless. They will be hosting a Casino Night Fundraiser. Executive Director Kim Correa is here to tell us more about the event.

Plan B Theatre Company presents “One Big Union” a play about folk hero and labor activist Joe Hill. Here to tell us more is the playwright, Debora Threedy.

The Epilepsy Foundation of Utah will be hosting a free symposium for those living with epilepsy as well as those who care for them. Here to tell us more is Executive Director Margo Thurman.

The “Take a Stand” campaign is pressing the presidential candidates to lay out their plans to update Social Security. Here to tell us more about the campaign is Alan Ormsby.

The Adopt-a-Native-Elder Program is hosting its 27th Annual Navajo Rug Show and Sale. Here to tell us more is Program Coordinator Andrea Berman.

The Urban Greens Market is a mobile market that brings fresh, accessible, and affordable produce to various communities in Salt Lake City. Here to tell us more is Krystal Rogers-Nelson from Real Food Rising.

Each year Spy Hop Productions premieres four short films written, directed and produced by Utah teens at special event called PitchNic. Here to tell us more is Program Director Matt Mateus.

NOVA Chamber Music Series presents Utah’s greatest musicians in an intimate chamber music setting. Here to tell us more about their first performance this season is Executive Director, Kristin Rector.

The Children’s Service Society is hosting an “All Things Kids” Expo at the Barn at Thanksgiving Point. Here to tell us more is Executive Director of the Children’s Service Society, Encarni Gallardo.