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.

Find out what's happening at the Chase Home Museum

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.

The Casino Star Theatre serves the residents of Gunnison with film entertainment in a fully restored historic theatre. In partnership with KUED, the theatre will host an exclusive preview of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s The Vietnam War.

The Bountiful Davis Art Center is hosting their first Silent Film Music Festival featuring ten silent films and live music by local pianists.

SCERA Center for the Arts conducts a variety of programs, including art classes.

Utah Valley University will host a Conference on Suicide Prevention on October 6.

DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival celebrates the art of documentary filmmaking. This year, in partnership with KUED, the festival offers an exclusive preview of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s The Vietnam War.

University of Utah Health will host Be Well Utah, a weeklong celebration to wellness with a variety of activities across the Wasatch front.

KUER and United Way of Salt Lake have partnered for a three-part speaker series, featuring national reporters and local community members to examine the complex issues that divide us as a country and as a community.

Each year, Spring City Arts hosts a plein air competition with artist and collector receptions.

Petapalooza is the largest pet adoption event in Salt Lake County with hundreds of adoptable dogs, cats, birds, and more.

The Wasatch International Food Festival is packed with food demonstrations, live music, activities, and of course, tasty food from across the globe.

This summer the Utah Symphony will perform free concerts in state and national parks around the state.

Craft Lake City’s DIY Festival is Utah’s largest local-centric arts festival and it is celebrating its ninth year at the Gallivan Center.

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s The Vietnam War will premiere on PBS in September, but Utahns can preview the film in August at a special screening in partnership with the Salt Lake County Library. Liz Sollis has more information.