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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.

Humanities in Focus/Life Through the Lens will be screening social justice documentary films this month. University of Utah Professor of English, Jeff Metcalf talks to Mary about the films they have planned.

The Utah Chapter of the U.S. National Committee for UN Women is hosting a film festival called “Through Women’s Eyes” Shannon Musgrave joins Mary in the studio to talk about the films.


The University of Utah Black Faculty and Staff Association is holding a State of  Black Affairs Summit. Deniece Dortch from the African American Doctoral Scholars Initiative talks to Mary about what they have planned.

Ballet West’s latest production “Journeys and Reflections” showcases three compelling works that explore the range of humanity. Joshua Jones joins Mary in the studio to talk about the production.

Real Women Run is a collaborative nonpartisan initiative to empower women to participate in civic leadership. Erin Jemison, Director of Public Policy at the YWCA talks about the trainings they have coming up in April.

University of Utah Dermatology is raising awareness about Sun Safety. Gillian King joins Mary in the studio to talk about their 2017 Sun Safety Poster Contest.

Trish Hull from the Salt Lake County Library’s Magna Branch talks about their community dialogue called “Text, Talk and Revive Civility. 

The 36th LetterWorks International Lettering Arts Conference is coming to Utah this year. Judy Sommerfeldt joins Mary to explain more about the conference.

Relay Utah provides telecommunication access and equipment to deaf, hard of hearing, and speech challenged individuals. Jodi Goodenough shows us some of their devices and explains how their services work.

Plan-B Theatre’s production, Not One Drop, is a sideways glance at the roles we play to convince ourselves that we are or are not who we think we are. Jerry Rapier directs the play and joins Mary in the studio.

The Salt Lake City Arts Council is looking for artists to exhibit at Finch Lane Gallery in 2018. Visual Arts Program Manager, Kandace Steadman, explains how the process works and invites all Utah artists to apply.

Community Nursing Services will host their 29th Annual Art & Soup Celebration. Vice President of Business Development, Kimberly Dansie joins Mary to talk more about what they have planned for the event.

The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art is holding their 2017 Gala: Sideshow. The museum will host 250 of Utah’s most philanthropic individuals for an evening of food, drink and fun. The Board Vice President, Steven Labrum, joins Mary to talk about what they have planned.

Linda C. Smith from Repertory Dance Theatre talks about their latest production, DABKE, which blends Middle Eastern folk dance, Arab pop music and contemporary dance.