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KUER Events

KUER is committed to building a community of world citizens through story and art, discussion and debate, sound and creativity. We hope you'll join the discussion at our next event. 

For questions about events, contact Gayle Ewer at (801) 587-9331 or gewer@kuer.org.
PHOTOS of past events are on our KUER Flickr page

July 11: Through the Lens | Dark Money

Jun 28, 2018

Dark Money, a political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. The film takes viewers to Montana—a frontline in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide—to follow an intrepid local journalist working to expose the real-life impacts of the US Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. Through this gripping story, Dark Money uncovers the shocking and vital truth of how American elections are bought and sold.

May 9: Through The Lens | Minding The Gap

Apr 24, 2018


The coming-of-age saga of three skateboarding friends in a Rust Belt town hit hard by decades of recession. By looking at their past, the filmmaker explores the gap between fathers and sons, between discipline and domestic abuse, and ultimately that precarious chasm between childhood and becoming an adult.

April 22: RadioWest Films at 2018 Madeleine Festival

Apr 17, 2018

Join KUER RadioWest’s Doug Fabrizio, along with producers Kelsie Moore and Elaine Clark for a free screening and discussion of three short films.

Join Us
Sunday, April 22nd at 8pm
The Cathedral of the Madeleine
331 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

May 11: Young Friends Of KUER Trivia Night

Apr 17, 2018

KUER is hosting our second trivia event with the Young Friends of KUER for some podcast trivia and potentially win some prizes!

Join us: 
Friday, May 11th at 5:30 PM
Squatters Pub (147 West 300 South in downtown SLC) 
RSVP on our Facebook Event here.

Get to know fellow young KUER listeners while discussing current news events, debating the latest local issues, engaging with your local public radio station and sharing your latest, "I heard on NPR..." story.

May 15: True Stories- SOLD OUT

Apr 17, 2018

***This event is sold out.***

May 30: RadioWest in the Red Rocks

Apr 17, 2018

KUER is working to improve our signal in Southern Utah, but we need your help! Join us for a live taping of RadioWestfollowed by a private dinner on May 30, 2018, at The Center for the Arts at Kayenta. The evening is a fundraiser for KUER's signal expansion in Cedar City and St. George.

June 1: Semi-Annual Sustainer Party

Apr 17, 2018

Hey KUER Sustainers - Join us at our Dino Day event to celebrate you!

For our next semi-annual sustainer event, we're headed to Ogden to explore the re-creations of over 100 dinosaurs in sculpture form, brought to life by robotics, artistic details and a state-of-the-art sound system. Get to know prehistoric crawlers, predators and even flying reptiles alongside KUER staff and fellow sustainers.

June 6: Through The Lens | The 5 Browns Story

Apr 17, 2018

In order to best accommodate the foreseeable popularity of this screening, a ticket will be required to attend. Claim your FREE ticket by tuning into KUER 90.1 during RadioWest on Tuesday, May 29th at 9:00 AM.

Tickets can be printed at home or picked up in advance or day-of the screening from any ArtTix Box Office including the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Limit is 2 tickets per person. Must arrive at the screening no later than 10 minutes prior to the screening.

June 15: An Evening with 1A

Apr 17, 2018

This event is sold out!

Join KUER at a Mug Stop!

Mar 29, 2018

Have a cup of coffee on us in celebration of our Spring Fund Drive, happening April 2nd-6th, 2018. KUER staff and reporters will be stationed at 4 varied locations throughout the next week, offering a collectible mug for just $10 (available only at the Mug Stops) AND free coffee to test out your new mug!

Visit us at one of the following locations to enjoy a free cup of coffee and to receive our exclusive Mug Stop mug.

April 5: Through the Lens | Llama Nation

Mar 28, 2018

Llama Nation xplores the quirky, competitive world of llama breeding, training and showing in the US. The film follows passionate llama owners each with their own unique story, including two 16-year-old girls as they compete in hopes to become the national llama show champion.

Join us
April 5th at 7pm 
Rose Wagner Theatre (38 W Broadway, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101) for a FREE Through The Lens film screening of Llama Nation.

March 14: Through the Lens | Dolores

Mar 9, 2018

Dolores Huerta is one of the most important activists and defiant feminists in US history, fighting for racial and labor justice largely without recognition. With unprecedented access to this intensely private mother to eleven, the film reveals the stakes involved in committing one’s life to social change.

Join us
March 14th at 7pm 
Rose Wagner Theatre (38 W Broadway, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101) for a FREE Through The Lens film screening of Dolores

March 14: Utah Broadcasters Association Job Fair

Mar 9, 2018

The Utah Broadcasters Association will be hosting a job fair on Wednesday, March 14 from 9am to 1pm at the University of Utah Student Union Ballroom. Meet with representatives from TV and radio stations throughout Utah and discuss open positions in the broadcast industry, including sales, engineering, on-air, clerical, traffic, promotions, internships and more. 

March 14, 2018, 9am-1pm
University of Utah Student Union Ballroom

March 21: 2018 Legislative Review

Mar 8, 2018

Learn about the bills that survived, died and followed the path of the latest rap song at the 2018 Legislative Review, with KUER's 45 Days and the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service.

March 22: Lunch and Listen with Manoush Zomorodi

Mar 8, 2018

Join KUER for a Lunch and Listen with Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC’s Note To Self, a podcast about staying human in the digital age.

Get a first listen to the new season of Invisibilia at KUER’s Listening Party!

Invisibilia Listening Party
Thursday, March 8, 2018
7:00 – 8:30 PM
KUER, 101 S. Wasatch Dr., SLC, UT 84112

Join KUER at Bob Garfield's Ruggedly Jewish

Feb 8, 2018

Join KUER at Bob Garfield's Ruggedly Jewish
Saturday, February 17th at the Eccles Center Theater in Park City, UT

Reserve your FREE tickets to Bob Garfield's Ruggedly Jewish below. Entry limited to 1 per person, with 1 guest optional. Quantities are limited. 

Questions? Contact Gayle Ewer at gewer@kuer.org.

January 16: Through the Lens | Dawson City: Frozen Time

Jan 4, 2018

In this meditation on cinema’s past, director Bill Morrison (Decasia) pieces together the bizarre true history of a long-lost collection of 533 nitrate film prints from the early 1900s discovered in 1978 in Dawson City, the center of the Canadian Gold Rush and the final stop on for a distribution chain that sent prints and newsreels to the Yukon.

January 25: 45 Days- Podcast Launch Party | KUER 90.1

Jan 2, 2018

Tickets are sold out!  

Join KUER at our 45 Days Launch Party on January 25 from 6:30-8:30pm at Silicon Slopes. Meet the KUER reporters behind 45 Days, ask questions of Utah’s lawmakers (including Rep. John Knotwell and others) and enjoy appetizers and drinks (including a dirty soda bar!). Tickets are sold out.

NPR/Melody Kramer

Kick off celebrations for the month of love by showing some NPR affection with the Young Friends of KUER!

February 7: Through the Lens | The Rape of Recy Taylor

Dec 25, 2017

In 1944, Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother, was gang-raped by six white boys in Alabama - a sadly common crime in the Jim Crow South. While few of these crimes were reported as the victims were in fear for their lives if they spoke up, Ms. Taylor bravely identified her rapists. This is her story.

December 8: Young Friends of KUER Holiday Party

Nov 16, 2017

Celebrate the holidays and give back to your community with the Young Friends of KUER Holiday Party! 

Join KUER staff and friends Friday, December 8 for a free event supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area, Inc. The evening will begin with cookie making for Ronald McDonald House Charities guests at their Intermountain location, followed by a mix and mingle at Beer Bar. Join us for one part of the evening or both. Receive a raffle ticket for attending the cookie making and/or for bringing items for young adults staying at the House. 

December 14: Through the Lens | Happening

Nov 15, 2017

Filmmaker Jamie Redford embarks on a colorful personal journey into the dawn of the clean energy era as it creates jobs, turns profits, and makes communities stronger and healthier across the US. Unlikely entrepreneurs in communities from Georgetown, TX to Buffalo, NY reveal pioneering clean energy solutions.

Join us December 14th at 7pm  at Rose Wagner Theatre (38 W Broadway, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101) for a FREE Through The Lens film screening of HAPPENING: A Clean Energy Revolution 

2017 Winter Food & Clothing Drive at the EBC

Nov 14, 2017

Claudio Sanchez | It Starts With You Speaker Series

Nov 2, 2017
United Way of Salt Lake

Claudio Sanchez, education correspondent for NPR, joined KUER's Julia Ritchey on stage at the Rose Wagner on November 1, 2017, for the third and final event of the "It Starts With You Speaker Series," presented by KUER and United Way of Salt Lake. Julia Ritchey and Claudio Sanchez discussed education and equality in the Latino community, as well as the complex and often difficult to understand immigration system. The conversation followed with a panel discussion with local community leaders moderated by Julia Ritchey. Listen to the entire interview above. 

Get SPOOKED with the Young Friends of KUER! 

Join KUER staff and friends Thursday, October 22nd 7:00pm-8:30pm for a free event at the station after dark to eat spooky snacks, tour the station (in the dark!) and hunker down in the RadioWest studio to listen to an episode of Snap Judgment's newest podcast, Spooked

October 27: Snap Judgment, Live in SLC

Oct 18, 2017

Live at the Eccles, in association with KUER, presents a live performance of the popular public radio show Snap Judgment. Experience the raw, intimate, musical brand of narrative – daring audiences to see the world through the eyes of another. Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Eccles Theater in downtown SLCIt’s storytelling, with a beat!

KUER and United Way of Salt Lake have partnered for a three-part speaker series, featuring NPR national reporters and local community members to examine and understand the complex issues that divide us as a country and as a community--racism, bigotry, poverty, and more. 

November 1: Homeless at the End Film Screening

Oct 18, 2017

Join us at the Salt Lake City Public Library, November 1st at 7pm, for a free screening of KUED's Homeless at the End; followed by a panel discussion moderated by KUER's Whittney Evans.