Jazz
8:57 am
Wed March 15, 2006

Chick Corea and Touchstone at the Sheraton G.A.M. Show

The Night of February 13th, a Monday night Jazz At The Sheraton Concert became a Spanish
invasion. Pianist Legend Chick Corea brought his Spanish Band " Touchstone " with three key
members from Spain, bassist Carles Benavent, flute and saxman Jorge Pardo and percussionist
Rubem Dantas.

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KUER Local News
12:59 am
Wed March 15, 2006

Utah Guardsmen Offer Opinions on Iraq

Salt Lake City, UT – A recent poll asked American troops in Iraq this question: How long should troops stay in Iraq? An overwhelming 72 percent surveyed think the U.S. should exit the war-torn nation within the next year. More than one in four say the troops should leave immediately. Commentators this past week have debated the accuracy of the poll. But on Saturday, producer Sara Buhr checked in with Utah Guardsmen who've just returned from Iraq, to get their opinions on the matter.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:58 pm
Tue March 14, 2006

Thursday, March 16: America's Constitution

Constitutional Law Scholar Akhil Reed Amar

Salt Lake City, UT – Doug Fabrizio looks at the document which serves as the basis for the country's law with constitutional law scholar and author Akhil Reed Amar. His new book is called "America's Constitution: A Biography." (Repeat)

America's Constitution will air Thursday morning at 11:00 a.m.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:14 am
Tue March 14, 2006

Wednesday, March 15: Word of Wisdom

Salt Lake City, UT – The relationship between food and religion is part of tradition around the globe - from keeping Kosher to the Mormon Word of Wisdom founded in religious principles of the 1830s. Today on RadioWest, Doug is joined by Daniel Sack of the Material History of American Religion Project and others to discuss what practices like avoiding hot drinks tells us about obedience and identity.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:57 am
Tue March 14, 2006

Tuesday, March 14: Big Love

Salt Lake City, UT – HBO's new series Big Love premiered Sunday night, and the controversy of a television program about polygamy in Utah filled the week's newspapers. Today on RadioWest, we talk to television critics Scott Pierce of the Deseret News and Rob Owen of the Pittsburg Post-Gazette about the writing and the characters of the series. Doug is also joined by Holly Mullen of the Salt Lake Tribune and Soctt Beck of the Salt Lake Conventions and Visitors bureau to discuss the bigger question of how outsiders see Utah.

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KUER Local News
3:53 am
Fri March 10, 2006

Utah Tibetans Commemorate Uprising

Tashi Pelton (right) and translator Khando Chazotsang.
Kent Miles

Salt Lake City, UT – Today, March 10th, is a special day for Tibetans around the world. It's the day commemorating the Tibetan uprising against the Chinese in 1959. Tashi Pelton, a Tibetan woman living in Salt Lake City, experienced first hand the terror of Chinese rule. She spent fifteen years in prison in Tibet for her family's resistance to the Chinese.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:26 am
Fri March 10, 2006

Monday, March 13: The Wal-Mart Effect

Author Charles Fishman

Salt Lake City, UT – Even if you've never shopped at Wal-Mart, the ubiquitous store has influenced the products you buy and the economy in your town. Charles Fishman, author of "The Wal-Mart Effect," joins Doug Fabrizio and local business advocates Tony Weller and David Nimkin for a look at how the retail giant has changed American consumerism at its most basic levels.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:01 pm
Wed March 8, 2006

Friday, March 10: The Art of Burlesque

Burlesque Dancer Dee Milo in 1951.

Salt Lake City, UT – RadioWest takes a look at the art of burlesque with Utah native Dee Milo from the Golden Days of Burlesque Historical Society, international burlesque performer Miss Dirty Martini, and Jane Briggeman, author of "Burlesque: Legendary Stars of the Stage." (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:57 am
Wed March 8, 2006

Thursday, March 9: Singer Songwriter Stephanie Davis

Singer Songwriter Stephanie Davis

Salt Lake City, UT – The sights and sounds of daily ranch life in Montana inspire singer songwriter Stephanie Davis -- from the trills of sandhill cranes in the spring and herding cows to new grass in the summer, to the choir of coyotes in the dead of winter. Davis is a frequent guest on Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion," and is in concert this Saturday, March 11th at the University of Utah. She's agreed to join us -- guitar in hand -- to talk about her music, and the music of the American West.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:47 am
Tue March 7, 2006

Wednesday, March 8: The Presidency of Spencer W. Kimball

Spencer W. Kimball served as President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from 1973 until his death in 1985.
(Photo from Lengthen Your Stride: The Presidency of Spencer W. Kimball)

Salt Lake City, UT – During the Presidency of Spencer W. Kimball, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints underwent significant changes -- giving the priesthood to men of African origin, opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment and the installation of the MX missile system among them. Doug talks to Kimball's son, Edward L. Kimball, author of the new biography Lengthen Your Stride: The Presidency of Spencer W. Kimball.

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