Park City Institute

On today's Local News Hour:

( 02:25) Mountain Trails Foundation weekly report.

( 08:19) Sean Higgins report on the Park City Council directing staff to pursue taking over a portion of the rail trail from Utah State Parks. 

( 11:12) Summit County Park City Arts Council Ex. Director Jocelyn Scudder has last call for artist for the upcoming Monster Drawing Rally.

( 22:21) Park City Councilmember Nann Worel has a recap of last night's meeting.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:03) Mountain Trails Foundation weekly report.

( 02:12) Friday Film Review.

( 05:09) Author and Filmmaker Kevin Hines talks about his "Hope Heals" zoom presentation April 21st for suicide prevention month. 

( 20:35) Executive Director of Park City Institute Ari Ioannides has details about tomorrow's sidewalk sale of old institute items.

( 26:05 ) Park City Councilmember Max Doilney has a recap of last night's council meeting.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:02) Utah Avalanche Forecast Center report.

( 01:15) Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation Director Mike Luers with an update on future expansion.

( 13:48) Park City’s Wyatt Pike Advances to Next Round of American Idol as Sean Higgins reports.

( 16:51)  Carolyn Murray recaps Monday night's Leadership Park City Community Lecture's highlights.

Today on the Local News Hour

( 09:36) - Summit County Council Member Roger Armstrong recaps Wednesday's meeting.

(26:03) - Park City Institute Executive Director Ari Ioanides has details on the season that PCI announced last night. (37:27) - Katy Wang, Director of Park City Film and Filmmaker Jill Orschel have details about tomorrow's special presentation and conversation about her feature film in progress - Snowland.     

Park City Institute

The stage of the Eccles Center is still quiet, with no shows being hosted there by the Park City Institute.

But the Institute’s Managing Director, Ari Ioannides, said they are keeping busy, and generating revenue, with on-line shows.   Next up is a live show streaming in about two weeks.

Grammy-winning musician Suzanne Vega has appeared live in Park City for the Institute.

Ioannides said now they’re presenting her in an on-line concert, October 7th, live from New York, with an all-star band.     He said it’s a unique opportunity.        

On today's Local News Hour:

( 06:21) Action Utah Executive Director Andrea Himoff has details on a number of virtual events they're hosting this fall to inform voters on ballot and other political issues.

( 17:50) Park City Councilmember Tim Henney has a recap of last night's meeting.

Park City Institute

The Park City Institute, like many other non-profits in recent months, had to deal with cancelled events and hard choices.    But  they had some good news on another front.

The new Institute Director, Ari Ioannides, officially took over his position on March 1st—pretty bad timing, he admitted, on the verge of the coronavirus outbreak and the lockdowns.

Since then, he’s had to cancel their summer series, and events such as Saints and Sinners.   But on the bright side, he was able to get the Institute’s financial house in order during the early months of the year.    

Today on the Local News Hour:

( 00:05) Charlie Sturgis has this week's Mountain Trails Report.

(06:54 ) DACA Recipient Enrique Sanchez and Bright Futures Director Rebecca Gonzales react to the news this week that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that DACA recipients can continue to stay in the U.S.

( 21:17) Park City Council member Tim Henney has a recap of last night's meeting.

Park City performing Arts Institute

The Park City Performing Arts Institute announced the cancellation of the summer concert series. They’ve been working on the line up since January and will offer some other opportunities for the public to enjoy unique performances through other venues.

Summit County Manager Tom Fisher gives an update on the COVID-19 stabilization business openings throughout the county. He also has a preview of the County council agenda for Wednesday.

Park City Institute Executive Director Ari Ionnides talks with Carolyn about the decision to cancel the summer concert series but gives a preview of some virtual activities supporting performing arts through this COVID-19 social gathering limitations.

The state of Utah has restricted public gatherings to 100 attendees or less starting Monday, but many other organizations are already sending out cancellation and rescheduling notices for performances this week.

Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting and the new Executive Director of Park City Institute Ari Ioannides is joined by the Institute's Director Emeritus Teri Orr, who have details about the transition, the rest of the season and the annual fundraiser, Saints and Sinners.

Utah Sen. Allen Christensen talks about his 15 year part-time career at the Utah Legislature and some of the bills he’s running this year.Pulitzer Prize winning Washington Post Journalist Eli Saslow talks about some of the topics he’ll be presenting as he takes the Eccles Center stage on Saturday and Lara Carlton has this week’s U.S. Ski and Snowboard Report.

Park City Institute

The National Geographic Nature Roars Back event will be at the Park City Eccles Center this weekend.


Park City Board of Education Member Erin Grady and Superintendent Jill Gildea recap some of the issues discussed at yesterday’s school board meeting. Park City Manager Matt Dias has a preview of the agenda forThursday's city council meeting and Emmy Award Winning Cinematographer Bob Poole talks about his Nat Geo Live presentation this Saturday at the Park City Eccles Center. 

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