Arts & Culture

Park City History
12:03 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Park City History Bits - November 7, 2013

Did you know you once were able to get to Park City’s ski trails by subway?

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

Two years after ski slopes opened in 1963 at Treasure Mountains Resort, now Park City Mountain Resort, a Skier's Subway was used to transport skiers nearly two-and-a-half miles into the mountain, through the pitch-black Spiro Tunnel.

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Art Talk
10:01 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Monthly Art Talk Features Author Thomas Rugh

This week's Art Talk at the Kimball Art Center focuses on art inspired by the Wasatch Mountains' landscapes and history. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City History
6:16 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Park City History Bits - October 31, 2013

Did you know the famous Pony Express came right through Summit County?

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

As kids we loved learning about The Pony Express, but it actually only operated for 18 months, from April 1860 to October 1861.

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Friday Film Review
4:44 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Friday Film Review: Escape Plan

Return with us to those olden days, when Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger ruled the action-movie universe. Rick Brough has the Friday Film Review.

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


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Park City History
6:01 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Park City History Bits - October 24, 2013

Have you heard of the two women who ran the Park City franchise of the world’s oldest profession?

This is Mark Eaton with your weekly Park City History Bit.

Park City had few respectable jobs for single women during the mining days. But one time-tested occupation thrived for at least 70 years.

Prostitution was a difficult way to make a living. The Park Record documents stories of assaults, gunfights and suicide attempts on “The Row,” the area where prostitutes lived, now Deer Valley Drive.

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Halloween Fun
4:08 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Trick or Treat!

Everybody gets in the spirit.

Share your best and/or funniest Halloween Costume photo on KPCW Radio's facebook page.


3–5 pm Trick-or-Treating

Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Main Street for fun and safe Trick-or-Treating, compliments of all participating merchant. Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic between Heber Avenue and the Brew Pub Parking Lot.

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Park City History
5:35 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Park City History Bits - October 17, 2013

Did you know there was a time when Kings & Queens ruled Park City – as well as cleaned, cooked and staffed the front desk at the Chateaux Après Lodge?

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

Back in the 1970s and ‘80s the owners of Chateaux Après, Ed and Sue Hosenfeld, ran ads throughout the United States to recruit kids to help them run the lodge with their eight children. To boost response, they nicknamed the positions “Kings” and “Queens.”

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8:12 am
Thu October 17, 2013

KPCW Earns Eight Radio Awards For Programming And Promotion

KPCW intern Corrie Gustman helps Fun Friday host John Burdick display all the awards won at the 2013 Utah Broadcasters Association UBEE Award event on Wednesday.

KPCW Radio earned peer recognition at the 2013 Utah Broadcasters Award Ceremony Wednesday, taking home eight 2013 UBEE awards, including Five golds.

All entries submitted to the awards were judged by broadcasting colleagues living outside of Utah. KPCW was ranked against other Utah radio stations in non-metro markets of similar size.

KPCW earned the following awards this year:

In the Best Promotional Campaign category, Jan Williams, Mark Towner Williams and John Burdick took home a gold UBEE award for their “Pledge Drive – The Musical” spots.

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Historic Wall
1:00 am
Wed October 16, 2013

City Manager Celebrates Park City's Old Town

An icon of Park City's historic past has been preserved in Park City's Old Town and city council on Thursday will tour the site where the Historic Wall, forge, and floor were recently completed. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Public Art Classes
3:05 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Fall and Winter Classes Offered at Kimball Art Center

The Kimball Art Center is offering more than 80 classes this Fall and Winter and registration is underway. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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