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Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong and Deputy Health Director Phil Bondurant have a recap of Wednesday’s meeting and an explanation of the stay at home order that goes into effect tonight at midnight. Park City Trails and Open Space Manager Heinrich Deters discusses the results of the e-bike survey and Kimball Art Center Communications and Marketing Director Amy Roberts has details about the center's online offerings to help the community creatively quarantine.

Kimball Art Center and Mark Maziarz

 

The Park City Council will discuss potential changes to the Kimball Arts Festival Thursday, including freeing the festival for all attendees and expanding the festival’s footprint to more of Main Street. 

 

 

Kimball Art Center and Mark Maziarz

After a test run this year “freeing the fest” for Summit County residents, the Kimball Arts Festival is looking to remove admission fees for all attendees for next year’s festival. 

The Executive Director for the Kimball Arts Center has announced he’s leaving that position.    Jory Macomber headed up the Kimball for the past two years.

Macomber has been director of the Art Center since early 2018.   In an e-mail sent to Kimball Art Center members, Macomber said he came to a difficult decision to leave a dynamic and growing organization.

On today’s program, Summit County Public Works Director Derrick Radke and Communications Manager Krachel Murdock talk about the opening of the Jeremy and Pinebrook roundabouts and the start of snowplowing. CEO of Voices of Utah Children Moe Hickey has details on the Talking Kids Tour where they are visiting all 29 counties in the state to discuss issues facing Utah children.

Cool Science Radio speaks with Roger Burrows, a Park City resident and author of several books including, 3D Thinking in Design and Architecture from Antiquity to the Future. Roger joins us today to talk about an upcoming workshop all about labyrinths at the Kimball Art Center on November 17, from 1 - 4:30, where all can experience the history, logic, and creativity behind building a labyrinth. 

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In the summer of 1969 – the summer of Woodstock and the first-ever moon landing,  Park City staged its first arts festival on Main St. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports that one of the those who attended that first year was invited back this year – to sell his art that has been popular throughout the years.

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Preparations are underway for the 50th annual Park City Arts Festival and a number of street closures are planned for Old Town in the next few days.

The Kimball Arts Center has 50 years of experience in planning the annual arts festival on Park City’s Main St. and it’s become a well-oiled machine. For the first time ever, the arts center is offering free admission for all 3 days – to full time Summit County residents, as long as you register and pick up your wristband at the Kearns Blvd. headquarters before you head up to Main St.

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The Kimball Arts Festival is next week. To mark its 50th year of existence, it’s offering free admission to full-time residents of Summit County.

Kimball Arts Marketing and Communications Director Amy Roberts said that rather than just allow free admission on Friday, as they’ve done in the past, locals can get in for all three days of the event, August 2nd to the 4th. She said you should register online before 4 p.m. that Friday.

Kimball Art Center and Mark Maziarz

For its 50th anniversary, the Kimball Arts Festival will “free the Fest” for Summit County residents. 

To celebrate half a century of the arts festival in Park City, Kimball Art Center Marketing Director Amy Roberts says the Center is excited to offer a special perk to locals.

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The Kimball Art Center is delving into the art of music—love songs that is—as it sponsors a special fundraising event for Valentine’s Day.

The event, called the Art of Love, takes place on Thursday, the 14th, at 6:00 pm

The Kimball’s Marketing Director Amy Roberts and board member and musician Dan LeMaitre are inviting you to come and compose your own love song.

On today’s program, Kimball Art Center Education Director Heather Stamenov has details on some upcoming events.  GSBS Architects Project Manager Clio Raynor talks about the master planning efforts underway at the Park City School District and NPR Correspondent Howard Berkes talks about his investigation into the deaths of coal miners - deaths that could have been prevented if regulators had acted. We also talk about what’s next for him. After nearly 40 years at NPR, he’s retiring. 

 

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The Kimball Art Center’s Senior Director of Marketing and Communications Amy Roberts says the event is a family friendly celebration of art and autumn. The event runs from 1:00 to 5:00 pm, among other things the event will feature ceramic demonstrations.

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Kimball Art Center Communications Director Amy Roberts who has details on this weekend's Arts Festival. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Assistant Manager Matt Dias have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including a late addition to the agenda that lowers the proposed Treasure/Armstrong open space bond to $48 million and 2018 Summer Cocktail Contest Winner Trevor Brown of Tupelo and Restaurant Association Director Ginger Rhies share the winning recipe “Cherry in the Rye.”

The Kimball Art Center is inviting people to get their tickets now for a formal gala set to kick off the Kimball’s Art Fest weekend.

Amy Roberts, the Kimball’s communication director told KPCW the event is set for Thursday night, August 2nd, at the Dejoria Center near Kamas.

She said it’s a formal event, complete with gowns for the women and tuxes for the men. She had further details on the event, being organized by gala chair Maren Mullin.

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