In this edition of This Green Earth, Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson first speak with Chris Crockett, an aquatic biologist with the Utah Department of Wildlife Resources. Crockett specializes in amphibians and discusses the re-introduction of the Columbia Spotted Frog into Swaner Preserve. After that, Chris and Nell speak with Katy Wang of the Park City Film Series about their latest film, A Fierce Green Fire, a documentary about the origins of the environmental movement here in the U.S.
In this edition John Wells and Peggy Ijams welcome their first musical guest Austin Wolfe. Austin is a Park City High School student and former American Idol contestant. She sings a brand new song she just wrote two days prior and only played for her mom. You can hear her first ever official performance of the song in the podcast. John and Peg also speak with Katie Wang from the Park City Film Series, upcoming weekend events and more. Don't forget to like their new Facebook page too.
Filmmaker Jason Wise discusses his film with Leslie Thatcher on the Local News Hour that looks at the secret world of Master Sommeliers and the test that very few can pass. The Park City Film Series presents a special screening of SOMM on Thursday evening - for 21 years and older.
During this week that some of the World's best cyclists come to Utah, the Park City Film Series will screen a documentary about a classic cycling rivalry involving American champion Greg Lemond and French champion Bernard Hinault. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
On the premiere of KPCW's Mountain Summer, hosts John Wells and Peggy Veverka were joined by station General Manager and President Larry Warren to talk about the show and what's coming up. Ryan (Cray) and Kate (Boyd) from Park Silly Market and Alissa Daly from Republic Services joined the show to talk about "recycle day" which is their theme this Sunday. Travis (English) dropped by to talk about the Summit County Fair and Katy (Wang) joined the show to talk about the Park City Film Series.
The 'Books 2 Movies' Series returns this weekend at the Jim Santy Auditorium, sponsored by the Park City Film Series and the City Library. The feature this week is The Secret World of Arietty. Rick Brough has more.