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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.

Red Butte Garden’s Annual Volunteer Fair is coming up in March.

Sinfonia Salt Lake has a performance coming up with the American Spiritual Ensemble. 

KUER’s podcast 45 Days takes you behind the scenes of Utah’s fast and furious Legislative Session. 

KUED’s latest production, A Home of Their Own follows the lives of homeless families in Utah and their struggle to secure housing. 

Cache Arts is bringing Black Violin to the Ellen Eccles Theatre in Logan. 

Utah Valley University’s Annual Conference on Addiction brings together survivors of a variety of addictions to explore issues and solutions. 

Cache Valley has always been a center for the arts in Utah.

Logan’s theatre district boasts of beautifully renovated historic theatres that have served as inspiration for arts venues in surrounding communities. Because Logan is a small town, the organizations that occupy these theatres often work collaboratively to provide a cohesive arts experience that delights residents as well as tourists.

Mary Dickson met with the following individuals in this episode:

Michael Ballam, Founder of Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre
Wendi Hassan, Executive Director, Cache Valley Center for the Arts
Craig Jessop, Founder of American Festival Chorus and Orchestra & Founding Dean of Caine College of Fine Arts (USU)

Related links:

Cache Arts
Caine College of the Arts
Ellen Eccles Theatre
Lyric Repertory Company
Utah Festival Opera
The Utah Theatre

The University of Utah Department of Theatre’s new production of The Beautiful Game follows the dreams of two regular teenagers looking for nothing more than girls and soccer. 

Plan B Theatre’s production of The Weird Plan is a world premiere that lives in the space between romance and devotion. 

The Swinging on a Star Gala is a program of the Children’s Service Society. The fundraiser raise funds to prevent child abuse and neglect. 

Betrayal Trauma Recovery provides a safe place for women needing refuge from the pain associated with their husband's abuse and related behavior. 

The Bountiful Davis Art Center will host their annual Statewide Competition. 

City Journals is hosting a 2018 Spelling Bee Gala at Noah’s Event Venue. 

The Community Writing Center is holding a workshop about Writing for Social Change at the Day Riverside Branch.