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New York Doll

Friday, we’re telling the story of Arthur “Killer” Kane. In the 1970s, Kane was the bass player for the influential glam-punk band The New York Dolls. Thirty years after the band breaks up, filmmaker Greg Whitely finds Kane in the Mormon Church’s Family History Library. He’s quit drugs, found God, and has a dream of getting the band back together. It’s the 10th anniversary of the film, and it’s screening in Provo. We’ll check in with Whitely and rebroadcast our conversation about his extraordinary documentary.

Friday, October 23, 7:00 p.m. at the Covey Center for the Performing Arts, Provo Film Society presents a screening of New York DollGreg Whiteley will be on hand for a Q-and-A, followed by a concert featuring a special house band led by Branden Campbell of Neon Trees with members of Fictionist performing New York Dolls songs. For tickets and information, visit Provo Film Society's event page.

Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.