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KUER is committed to building a community of world citizens through story and art, discussion and debate, sound and creativity. We hope you'll join the discussion at our next event. 

For questions about events, contact Gayle Ewer at (801) 587-9331 or gewer@kuer.org.
PHOTOS of past events are on our KUER Flickr page

July 17 — KUER Sidewalk Sale

Jul 11, 2019
Photo with sidewalk sale details.
Austen Diamond

We’re cleaned out our closets, and on Wednesday, July 17, from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., we'll be hosting a sidewalk sale right outside our station where you can snag your favorite KUER swag on the cheap! Arrive early for the largest selection of items. Merchandise is limited, and we'll update this post if we sell out.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Eccles Broadcast Center | 101 S. Wasatch Dr. Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Located on the University of Utah campus

The Front Invite
The Front

KUER will be at The Front Summer Solstice Party on Wednesday, June 19 from 5 - 10 p.m. — stop by and say hello! This event is free for members of The Front, and guests can join with a day pass purchase. We will be tabling, Joshy Soul will be performing, there will be food from Rumsy's, local brews, yard games, and local artisans.

I Want My MTV Still
KUER

On Wednesday, June 19, we’re screening I Want My MTV at 7 p.m. at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in downtown Salt Lake City. It’s part of our Through the Lens series, a partnership with Utah Film Center. Co-director Tyler Measom will be there for a post-film Q&A with RadioWest's host Doug Fabrizio. This is a free event.

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On Wednesday, April 17, we’re screening The Infiltrators at 7 p.m. at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in downtown Salt Lake City. It’s part of our Through the Lens series, our partnership with Utah Film Center. Director Alex Rivera will be there for a post-film Q&A with RadioWest's host Doug Fabrizio. This is a free event.

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KUER / KUER

On Friday, March 22 from 1:30 — 3 p.m., KUER's Nate Hegyi will join fellow reporters from the Mountain West News Bureau (of which KUER is a member) to tell Big Stories of the Modern West live on-stage during this free event at Storyfort in Boise, Idaho. More details can be found on the Facebook event page.

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KUER / KUER

On Saturday, March 30 from 9 a.m. — 11 a.m., join KUER staff and reporters at the 3 Cups Coffee in Holladay for a cup of coffee or tea in celebration of our Spring Fund Drive.

For a $10 donation to our Spring Fund Drive (happening March 30 — April 6, 2019), you will receive one of our collectible Mug Stop mugs, and a free cup of coffee or tea from 3 Cups to test it out!

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On Tuesday, April 2 from 8:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m., join KUER staff and reporters at La Barba Coffee in Draper for a cup of coffee or tea in celebration of our Spring Fund Drive.

For a $10 donation to our Spring Fund Drive (happening March 30 — April 6, 2019), you will receive one of our collectible Mug Stop mugs, and a free cup of coffee or tea from La Barba to test it out!

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KUER / KUER

On Thursday, April 4 from 8:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m., join KUER staff and reporters at the Red Moose Coffee Company in Salt Lake City for a cup of coffee or tea in celebration of our Spring Fund Drive.

For a $10 donation to our Spring Fund Drive (happening March 30 — April 6, 2019), you will receive one of our collectible Mug Stop mugs, and a free cup of coffee or tea from Red Moose Coffee to test it out! 

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KUER / KUER

On Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. — noon, join KUER staff and reporters at the The Bean Yard Coffee House in Sandy for a cup of coffee or tea in celebration of our Spring Fund Drive.

For a $10 donation to our Spring Fund Drive (happening March 30 — April 6, 2019), you will receive one of our collectible Mug Stop mugs, and a free cup of coffee or tea from The Bean Yard to test it out!

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KUER / KUER

On Friday, April 19 from 9 a.m. — 11 a.m., KUER staff are heading down south for a Mug Stop at the Xetava Gardens Cafe in Ivins. For a $10 donation, you will receive one of our collectible Mug Stop mugs, and a free cup of coffee or tea from Xetava to test it out!

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KUER / KUER

On Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. — 11 a.m., KUER staff are heading down south for a Mug Stop at the River Rock Roasting Company in La Verkin. For a $10 donation, you will receive one of our collectible Mug Stop mugs, and a free cup of coffee or tea from River Rock to test it out!

RYE
RYE / RYE

Head to RYE Diner & Drinks for breakfast or lunch on Wednesday, April 24th for Give Back Wednesday! For each entree purchased $1 will go directly to KUER. Grab some friends, get a delicious bite to eat and leave knowing you have supported your public radio station.

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On Tuesday, February 26 at noon MST, and again at 6 p.m. MST, the online discussion group Living Room Conversations will host a live, virtual discussion based on the "Tribalism 101" episode of KUER's podcast Next Door Strangers. Next Door Strangers host Andrea Smardon will lead the conversation, during which participants can tune in — and chime in — via their home computers.

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Join RadioWest on Wednesday, May 1, at 7:00 p.m., for a special panel celebrating the life of author Ellen Meloy, and her newly released collection of radio essays from 1994-1998, Seasons: Desert Sketches. The event is free and will take place at Weller Book Works, 607 Trolley Square, Salt Lake City 84102. You can find more details on the Facebook event page.

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On Wednesday, May 15, we’re screening Union Pacific at 7 p.m. at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in downtown Salt Lake City. It’s part of RadioWest's Through the Lens series, our partnership with Utah Film Center. Film historian James D'Arc will join RadioWest host Doug Fabrizio for a post-film discussion. This is a free event.

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Faultline Film Awards / KUER

On Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m., the RadioWest original short documentary DARK SKIES will screen at the Faultline Film Awards — a culminating celebration of the Faultline Film Festival's winning entries. The Faultline Fest is a local film competition for local filmmakers and for films about Utah’s incredible outdoors and wilderness.

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RadioWest / KUER

On Sunday, February 17 at 2 p.m., the RadioWest film, Survivor, will be presented as part of the Salt Lake City Library's monthly 12 Minutes Max series. Survivor introduces us to Margaret Dalglish ... a bad-a pioneer woman.

The Takeaway Live Invitation.
Matthew Septimus / WNYC

Tanzina Vega is bringing The Takeaway to Salt Lake City for a live show on Thursday, June 6.

She'll be leading a discussion about the abduction and murder of indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people in the Mountain West and across the country. The conversation will touch on the role that law enforcement plays, the need for better data and what communities and local government are doing to end the cycle of violence. Confirmed guests include journalist Graham Lee Brewer, Representative Angela Romero, and PANDOS board member Jennifer Boyce. Join the audience as Tanzina and her guests talk about the crisis and look for solutions to the cycle of violence. 

Get individual tickets now via eventbrite.

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KUER / KUER

On Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. — noon, KUER staff are heading north for a Mug Stop at Grounds for Coffee on 25th in Ogden's historic district. For a $10 donation, you will receive one of our collectible Mug Stop mugs, and a free cup of coffee from Grounds for Coffee to test it out!

Swing by that morning on your way to the neighboring Ogden Arts Festival, and chat with our team about your favorite KUER stories. Or, give us a high-five and take it on the go.

January 22 — Through The Lens: Bisbee 17

Jan 15, 2019
Bisbee 17 still image.
KUER

On Tuesday, January 22, we’re screening Bisbee 17 at 7 p.m. at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in downtown Salt Lake City. It’s part of our Through the Lens series, our partnership with the Utah Film Center. Director Robert Greene and producer Bennett Elliott will be there for a post-film Q&A with Doug Fabrizio. This is a free event.

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KUER

On Wednesday, January 23, we're going to the Natural History Museum of Utah for our semi-annual Sustainer Party, celebrating all of our amazing KUER sustainers! Explore paleontology, anthropology, entomology, mineralogy and botany alongside KUER staff and fellow sustainers.

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KUED

 

Join KUED and KUER on Monday, February 11 at 7 p.m., for a free screening and discussion surrounding "Coal's Deadly Dust," at the Salt Lake City Library. FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the rise of severe black lung disease among coal miners, and the failure to respond. This joint investigation reveals the biggest disease clusters ever documented, and how the industry and the government failed to protect miners.

KUER — in conjunction with the Utah Broadcasters Association — will be hosting a job fair on Wednesday, March 6th, from 9 a.m. — 1 p.m. in the University of Utah Student Union Ballroom. Meet with representatives from TV and radio stations throughout Utah and discuss open positions in the broadcast industry including sales, engineering, on-air, clerical, traffic, promotions, internships and more.

On Wednesday, December 12, we’re screening Hale County at 7 p.m.

Radio Hour Episode 13: Troll

Nov 29, 2018

A world premiere by Matthew Ivan Bennett

An internet troll becomes a real troll just in time for the holidays.

Airing live at 9am on December 13, 2018 on KUER's RadioWest.

Our annual live radio drama featuring Olivia CustodioLily Hye Soo Dixonand Jay Perry

 

2018 Winter Food & Clothing Drive at the EBC

Nov 14, 2018

Bring frozen turkeys, hams, and other food or clothing items to help Utah families in need during the holiday season. Simply drive up to our tent in the parking lot and EBC employees will unload your items. Your monetary donation is also welcome and tax deductible. Make checks payable to Crossroads Urban Center.

For more information about what items are needed and how you can help please visit:

https://www.crossroadsurbancenter.org/you-can-help.html

Update: discounts still available. Contact Ja'Naye Payne for more details.

Join KUER for a 10-day adventure in Spain. Enjoy cultural sites, art and food from Barcelona to Madrid. The tour starts with the best food Barcelona has to offer, accompanied by a walking tour through La Rambla. Guests will then be swept away to Costa Brava for more wine tasting and a visit to the Dali Museum. In Madrid, guests can expect to talk to local journalists, visit the city sights, and go on day trips to Seville and Toledo.

October 25: Young Friends Of KUER Spooked Listening Party

Oct 19, 2018
Renee Bright

Get SPOOKED with the Young Friends of KUER! 

Join KUER staff and friends Thursday, October 25th 7:00pm-8:30pm for a free event at the station to eat spooky snacks, tour the station and hunker down in KUER's Headquarters to listen to an episode of Snap Judgment's podcast, Spooked

November 7: Through the Lens | Rams

Oct 19, 2018
Utah Film Center

Join us for a FREE screening of Gary Hustwit's newest film Rams. A documentary portrait of Dieter Rams, one of the most influential designers alive, and a rumination on consumerism, sustainability, and the future of design. Featuring a post-film director Q&A moderated by Doug Fabrizio.

Join KUER at a Mug Stop!

Sep 20, 2018
Renee Bright

Have a cup of coffee on us in celebration of our Fall Fund Drive, happening September 29th-October 5th, 2018. KUER staff will be stationed at 4 varied locations throughout the Fund Drive week, offering a collectible mug for just $10 (available only at the Mug Stops) AND free coffee to test out your new mug!

Visit us at one of the following locations to enjoy a free cup of coffee and to receive our exclusive Mug Stop mug.

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