On the show this week, I feature the inspiring songs of Lara Herscovitch, and the fierce and witty songs of Marian Call. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Greg Laswell, Nancy Beaudette and Trip McCool, to name just a few.
Art has captured the historical record of science through time. Today on the program tonight's Science Unwrapped speaker, Dr. Laura Gelfand, head of Utah State University's Department of Art and Desgin discusses science in prominent works of art, particularly during the Renaissance period. At 9:30, Science Questions guides you through the steps to launch a rocket into outer space with the private aerospace company ATK based in northern Utah.
Looking for some good books to read as the weather turns to fall? On Thursday’s Access Utah, Lee Austin will ask for your book suggestions as well as those of booksellers including Betsy Burton from The King’s English Bookshop and Catherine Weller from Weller Book Works. He’ll also talk with Utah Poet Laureate Lance Larsen.
Vernal teenager Tommy Clark was recently hit and killed while walking along the side of the road. Police say the driver admits to texting at the time of the accident. Utah’s texting and driving law is one of the toughest in the nation. We’ve all seen public service announcements alerting us to the dangers of distracted driving. We’ll ask you on Wednesday’s AU: what more can and should be done to prevent tragedies like this? Do we need progressively tougher penalties such as those enacted over the years with drunk driving? More awareness campaigns?
Ann Packer, author of 2 national best-selling novels, Songs Without Words(2007) and The Dive from Clausen’s Pier (2002) is Tom Williams' guest on Access Utah today. Her collection of short stories, Swim Back to Me will also be discussed. We're replaying her interview so we can't take phone calls during the replay, but continue the conversation by posting your comments below.
Science questions explores science education through the innovative lens of a Native American scientist named Ed Galindo. He is infamous for landing his student's high school science project on the international space station.
It’s an night of new releases in Celtic music this week, as I feature the new album from the band Bua, and the collection celebrating 50 years of the Chieftans. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Paddy O’Brien, Alistair Ogilvy, and West of Eden, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm.
Today on the program Sheri Quinn talks to local cheese mongers about our addiction to cheese and how to shop for the best kinds of cheese from across the world.
At 9:30 science questions explores science education through the innovative lens of a Native American scientist named Ed Galindo. He is infamous for landing his student's high school science project on the international space station.
Carter Niemeyer used to trap wolves and now does everything he can to protect them. Earlier this year Tom Williams talked to Niemeyer, retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wolf recovery coordinator for Idaho and author of Wolfer: a Memoir . We're replaying that interview on Access Utah today. We can't take phone calls during the replay, but you can continue the conversation by posting your comments below.