RadioWest Friday

Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Doug Fabrizio explores local topics and life in the West in conversations with artists, thinkers, policymakers and others from around Utah. RadioWest Friday is the first hour of the show’s two-hour weekly broadcast on KUER in Salt Lake City. To hear the second hour of RadioWest, visit our homepage or subscribe. A show for the wildly curious about Utah.

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Photo of Luz Escamilla
Renee Bright/KUER

  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 candidate Luz Escamilla’s LDS faith.

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.

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.

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?

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?

Coming Soon: RadioWest Friday

Sep 11, 2019