In the late 1980s, as the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the West was thawing, a new era of transparency and openness was dawning, bringing with it political reform and cross-cultural exchange. Invited to perform in the Soviet Union, Billy Joel jumped at the chance to realize a long-time dream of performing for the Russian people.
Michael Palin is back for more travel adventures on KUED. This time he explores Brazil, where he travels from the lost world of Amazonia to the buzzing metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, meeting the people and visiting the places that shape this South American nation. His journey begins on KUED Monday and Tuesday, June 9 and 10 from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
In partnership with the Utah Shakespeare Festival, KUED will hold an evening of literature, theatre, and British drama for Austen and Shakespeare enthusiasts June 9 at 6:30 p.m. at The City Library in downtown Salt Lake City.
From towering, wind-carved spires to graceful arches, to the thundering power of rivers carving breathtaking canyons, the unique landscape of the American Southwest explodes in a celebration of sight and sound in Red Rock Serenade.
Featuring world class, high definition photography set to a timeless soundtrack of classical music, Red Rock Serenade airs on KUED Tuesday, June 3 at 7:00 pm.
MY MUSIC returns to the era of legendary orchestras, great singers and song standards in The Big Band Years, drawing upon the most beloved melodies that kept the home fires burning and soldiers’ hearts alive during World War II.
With technology being such an integral part of modern life, more and more teachers are finding increasingly innovative ways to use digital tools to help students learn. KUED celebrates these teachers with its first annual Teacher Innovation Awards.
Bret Crandall was a typical teenager in Utah’s Salt Lake Valley during the 1960s. He loved cars, skiing, spending time with friends and family, and hunting in the fields of Sandy with his dog, Stubby. It was the fields of combat that would eventually take his life.
One Family’s War is the simple, eloquent story of the Crandall Family of Sandy, Utah during the Vietnam conflict as told in their own words through audio-cassette recordings shared between parents and son, and augmented by the memories of family members and service buddies.
What happens when soldiers return from war? Wes Moore, an Army combat veteran and best-selling author, searches for answers to some of the most difficult questions related to returning from war. Coming Back with Wes Moore, a new series, airs in three parts on Tuesdays, May 13-27 at 8:00 p.m. on KUED. Moore’s search for answers takes him into the personal lives of different soldiers as they attempt to reintegrate into society, establish new identities and – for many – to find a new mission.