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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.

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. 

The University of Utah’s Department of Theatre’s production, “Eclipsed” is based on the real life stories of the women and girls who helped bring peace to the African nation of Liberia during its second civil war. The play’s director, Stephanie Weeks, joins Mary in the studio.

Gregory Thompson, the Associate Dean for Special Collections talks about the Marriott Library's lecture called “Save Everything: Reflections of a Historian on Archives of the Future.”

Women of the World is bringing us their 2017 Modeling Our World Fashion Show at the Leonardo. Founder and President Samira Harnish talks to Mary in the studio about what they have planned.