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Tan France and Doug Fabrizio talking in the studio.
Kelsie Moore

Tan France On Queer Eye, Fashion And Home

Queer Eye's Tan France takes fashion seriously. It impacts how your carry yourself and your self-esteem. He joins us to talk about growing up, why fashion matters, his love of Salt Lake City and everything else that makes him Naturally Tan .

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RadioWest | Films

In this episode of Habitat, Renu Reed shares her home with us before she leaves it forever. Not sentimental about moving, Renu reveals her deep-seated belief that “nothing belongs to you."

The Aspen Institute, Flickr

  Through his work with the Harlem Children’s Zone, Geoffrey Canada has pioneered a new vision for what a school can be and how kids can escape the cycle of poverty. He joins us to discuss how we can ensure every child has an equal chance for success.

Preach

Oct 3, 2019
A photo of Preach host Lee Hale.
Kelsie Moore

Lee Hale says faith is complicated. In his podcast Preach, he talks to people in the messy middle of belief — not fully bought into religion, not out of it either. At age 19, he served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and now his relationship to Mormonism is, well, messy, too. 

ROCIO HERNANDEZ / KUER

What responsibilities did the University of Utah have to protect Lauren McCluskey from her murderer and what has been the community-wide impact of their response in the months following her death?

Plan-B Theatre Company

The playwright Eric Samuelsen died last week. He was a leading figure in Mormon literature and the local theatre scene. We're talking about his influential life and work.

Running With Sherman

Sep 27, 2019
A photo of Sherman the donkey.
Knopf

Christopher McDougall says we used to work with animals all the time. But not any more. In Running with Sherman, he sets out to re-forge that bond — by teaching a donkey how to race. It’s a story about the lost art of human-animal partnerships.

Protestors gathering for the Salt Lake City Women's March in 2017.
Erik Neumann

The Equal Rights Amendment was meant to guarantee protection to women. After Congress passed it 1972, the states failed to ratify it. Now the ERA needs one more state to become law. Could it be Utah?

iStock.com / Rattankun Thongbun

Does college still work like it's supposed to? That's the question at the heart of journalist Paul Tough's latest book, The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us

Renee Bright, KUER

When it comes to how schools teach kids about sexuality, there are no easy answers, and there never have been. So, what should we talk about, and who should do the talking when we talk with kids about sex?

The Family

Sep 13, 2019
A dramatized photo of journalist Jeff Sharlet praying.
Netflix

To most Christians, Jesus is best defined by his meekness and humility. But to the Family, a secretive Christian organization, he’s the ultimate power broker. The Family’s goal is to create a Jesus-led government around the globe, but to what end?

SLC Punk/Sony Pictures Classics

Twenty years ago, the film SLC Punk! premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. It’s about two young punks living on the fringes and rebelling against Utah culture, while also dealing with the realities of growing up.

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RadioWest | Friday

Salt Lake City's Mayoral Race And The Question Of Religion

Should the religion of a political candidate matter to voters? It’s a question that has stirred up debate here in Salt Lake City, where former mayor Rocky Anderson has made an issue of current mayoral

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