Arts & Culture

Park City Stories
10:11 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Park City Stories - Clark Parkinson

Credit Special Collections Department at the J. Willard Marriott Library of the University of Utah

The second longest tenured employee at Park City Mountain Resort is Clark Parkinson. 

Parkinson - who worked in school school for 46 seasons - retired in 2009.  His record at the resort is only surpassed by Keith Bates who worked for 50 seasons before passing away this fall. Parkinson taught hundreds - perhaps thousands - of lessons as well as teaching his own children and 7 grandchildren to ski.  In this week's Park City Story, he takes a look back at that lengthy career and the changes in teaching techniques, ski shape and snow making...

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Summer Music
4:28 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Utah Symphony Announces Deer Valley Music Festival Show

Summer may seem to be a long way off, but the Utah Symphony has announced the schedule for this year's Deer Valley Music Festival. Rick Brough has more.

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Arts & Culture
5:02 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Park City Teen On Top 30 American Idol

17 year old Park City High School junior Austin Wolfe is in the top 30 of this season's American Idol and Park City threw a party for her. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Friday Film Review
1:16 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Friday Film Review: The Monuments Men

The new film The Monuments Men is a wonderful monument to some very special men.  That's the word from Libby Wadman with today's Friday Film Review.

The Friday Film Review is sponsored by the Utah Film Center.

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Park City History
5:23 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Park City History Bits - February 13, 2014

Did you know at one time, Park City’s most distinguished landmark was a building, and not the mountains?

This is Hope Woodside with your weekly Park City History Bit.

The local landmark known as the Coalition Building was the lower terminal of the Silver King Mining Company’s aerial tramway. It was located on Park Avenue, north, or downhill, of the Kimball Art Center. 

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Book Review
11:49 am
Wed February 12, 2014

February Book Review - The Returned by Jason Mott

In this month's book review, a bizarre global phenomenon poses challenging questions for the living.  Bobbi Pyron has February's review.

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Arts & Culture
1:43 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Park City Stories - Tom Clyde

Circa 1968
Credit Tom Clyde

There aren’t many people living in Park City these days who can say they have skied every season at Park City Mountain Resort.  One of them is Tom Clyde – who grew up in Salt Lake City, but now calls Woodland home.  Clyde was just a kid when the Park City resort opened December 21st 1963 and in this week’s Park City Story he looks back at what Park City was like some 50 years ago…

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Park City History
9:47 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Park City History Bits - February 6, 2014

Did you know Park City had its own soda pop for almost 70 years?

This is Chris Waddell with your weekly Park City History Bit.

The McPolin’s Park City Bottling Works bottled and distributed soda from 1898 to 1965. Located on the corner of 13th and Park Avenue, many old time Parkites still remember the soda concocted within its walls. 

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Arts & Culture
9:23 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Park City Stories - Jack Thomas

Skier Jack Thomas (doing the "cat out the window" trick), Jim Gaddis and Alf Engen
Credit Alf Engen Ski Museum

Park City’s new mayor Jack Thomas has deep roots in Park City.  His grandparents were married here and he starting coming up to stay at his Great Aunt Mame’s house at 39 King Road in the 1950s’.  As a lifelong skier, he used to ski race in high school and participated in the Knudson Cup.  In this week’s Park City Story, Thomas takes a look back at his last ski race he competed in.

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Park City History
9:41 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Park City History Bits - January 30, 2014

Did you know Park City has earned the nickname “Sin City” in Utah since the 1870s?

This is Bill Redeker with your weekly Park City History Bit.

Park City’s brothels catered to the young single miners working long hours and residing in crowded boarding houses. Past accounts suggest that many high-standing men also covertly visited the women.

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