KUER Local News
3:05 pm
Wed December 21, 2005

A Gesture of Kinship: Navajos on Cultural Change

Salt Lake City, UT – Today on the Navajo Nation, hip-hop and punk are in and pow-wows are passe. A photographic and audio exhibit at the Utah Museum of Natural History explores cultural change and how its affected the lives of Navajos who were children in the 1970s and 80s.
The exhibit - A Gesture of Kinship - photographs and interviews with young Navajos - is showing through January 15.

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KUER Local News
11:59 am
Wed December 21, 2005

Old World - New Kitchen: Lulu Olivera 's Chicken Relleno

Salt Lake City, UT – For many families, the kitchen is a place to grab a bite or whip up a quick meal for kids on the run. But for millions of new Americans, the kitchen is a place where cultural traditions are passed on. It's also a space for re-creation and re-invention.
In a five part series, producer Beth Hoffman joins immigrant women as they cook in their homes. In this morning's story, Hoffman visits the home of Lulu Olivera, an immigrant from the Phillipines.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:35 pm
Tue December 20, 2005

Wednesday, December 21: Joseph Smith - Rough Stone Rolling

Author Richard Lyman Bushman

Salt Lake City – Friday marks the 200th anniversary of Joseph Smith's birth. As the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Smith's life and theology has had a profound effect on American religion, and on the culture of Utah. Nevertheless, he remains an enigmatic and controversial figure. Richard Bushman's new biography, Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling, is the newest contribution to the scholarship on Smith, and the author joins Doug Fabrizio to discuss his significant work.

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KUER Local News
5:03 pm
Mon December 19, 2005

Youth Waves #5 - "Cello School"

Salt Lake City, UT – Today, in our continuing series Youth Waves, Loren Elliot brings us a piece she produced on her cello teacher, Madison Moran.

Loren Elliot is 18 years old and attends Lewis and Clark College in Portland. She produced this piece as a student as West High. This commentary came to us via the youth media program Spy Hop and first aired on KRCL's all youth radio program, Loud and Clear.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:48 pm
Mon December 19, 2005

Tuesday, December 20: The Evolution of Christmas

Author Penne Restad

Salt Lake City, UT – Christmas as a religious event is inexorably linked to Christmas a secular holiday. Author and Professor Penne L. Restad looks at the evolution of Christmas in her book "Christmas in America." (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:58 pm
Fri December 16, 2005

Monday, December 19: Holiday Book List

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:21 pm
Thu December 15, 2005

Friday, December 16: Facing Hunger

Salt Lake City, UT – 1 out of every 10 people in the state of Utah are living in poverty. Many are working at low-wage jobs, and still find the daily challenge of putting enough food on the table to be daunting. Doug Fabrizio talks to NPR's Rural Correspondent Howard Berkes about the face of hunger in America. Also joining the conversation are Glen Bailey of Crossroads Urban Center and Gina Cornia of Utahns Against Hunger.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:17 pm
Wed December 14, 2005

Thursday, December 15: Artist Leia Bell

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:48 pm
Tue December 13, 2005

Wednesday, December 14: The Iraqi Parliamental Election

Salt Lake City, UT – About 3,000 Iraqi-Amercians are expected to travel to Pomona, California from Western states -- including Utah -- to vote in the Iraqi parliamental election. In Iraq, large numbers are expected for Thursday's vote. What does the election mean for Iraqis during continued war and American presence? Doug Fabrizio is joined by Peter von Sivers and Peter Sluglett from the University of Utah's Middle East Center, and by Utahns who will be casting their own votes.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:28 pm
Mon December 12, 2005

Tuesday, December 13: Your Personal Economy - End of Year Giving

Salt Lake City, UT – Year-end giving is important to charities, who receive many of their contributions at this time, and important to the givers who want to make sure their dollars work for the agencies they help and as deductions in their tax planning. RadioWest looks at year-end giving with the help of tax accountant Jim Beaudoin and Amberlie Phillips from the Community Services Council. John Bird from Albion Financial Group will join host Dan Bammes for another edition of Your Personal Economy.

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