Arts, Theater & Film

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Gregory Barnes begins his Sundance short with this quote from former-LDS church president Gordon B. Hinkley: “In these latter-days, pornography has spread further, and reaches wider, than the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It is a tragic evil among us.” 

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While Woodstock dominated the music news in 1969, down in New York City, the Harlem Cultural Festival provided its 300,000 attendees with something more than sex, drugs and rock and roll. It gave many of them hope. 

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It had all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster: The memoir of a young Jewish girl living in Germany in the 1940s who escaped Nazi persecution by fleeing to the woods and living with a pack of wolves. 

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If you’ve seen the 1975 blockbuster Jaws, you’ll likely remember the scene when a great white shark attacks the cage holding Richard Dreyfuss’ character – a real-life moment captured not by Steven Spielberg, but by marine filmmaker Valerie Taylor. 

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Raging, out-of-control wildfires have become part of the new normal, especially here in the increasingly arid West. But why? Why are wildfires getting bigger and harder to put out?

Kelsie Moore

Handel’s Messiah is likely the world’s most famous oratorio – it’s certainly the most performed. But what's the story behind it? 

Kelsie Moore

On this 2020 Christmas, we know the holiday will look different than it has in years past, distanced as many of us are from family and loved ones. RadioWest’s gift to you is something familiar – two of our favorite holiday stories. 

One World

On Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, the RadioWest Book Club met via Zoom with Jennifer Springer to discuss "Just Mercy," by Bryan Stevenson. 

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The holidays aren’t the holidays around here if we don’t check in with our three local booksellers for gift ideas and cozy winter reads, even if we have to do it via Zoom this year.

Rick Pollock

When a name says it all. This Halloween, RadioWest and Plan-B Theatre are bringing you a special rebroadcast of our 2014 Radio Hour Episode 9: Grimm.  It's a retelling of three classic tales from the Brothers Grimm. 

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