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Year: 200311 20021

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  • Left of the Dial

    KRCL’s Radio Active gives local talk radio a progressive voice.
      Most of the KRCL staff was in San Francisco at a national radio conference when the calls came. KRCL’s Public Affairs Director Gena Edvalson had asked Robert Nelson, longtime host of KRCL’s Smile Jamaica, and Lorna Vogt, longtime activist...
  • Unreality Show

    Murder mystery theater may not be art, but it sure is something.
      Here was the real mystery: What the hell was I doing here? I’d rather give up National Public Radio than be caught dead at a murder mystery dinner theater—or perhaps that would be the only condition under which I ever thought I’d willingly...
  • Dating at Light Speed

    A tale of two nights and eight dates in one city.
      Iam single, and I am both fascinated with and aggravated by dating—the chemistry, mystery, selection and elimination. The complete illogic and the (sometimes, literal) romp into the unknown are par for the complex course of finding a mate. Many...
  • Straight Shots

    Scott Carrier expandshis documentary vision to photography.
      Public radio producer Scott Carrier is known for storytelling—his voice as dry and unassuming as the west desert, spackled with the kicked-up dust and sand of yesterday’s hitchhikes and tomorrow’s open roads. However, Carrier is less...
  • Blurred Vision

    Photographer Paul Hadley captures an impressionistic American West from behind the wheel.
      A perfect day is spent driving and shooting,” claims photographer Paul Hadley, his voice crackling over a cell phone connection. “I drive and shoot. There’s always a picture within 10 feet of me if I just look for it.” Appropriately...
  • Mixed Media

    Photography, paint, glue—for Daniel Arsenault, art is what moves him in the moment.
      Salt Lake City and New York-based artist Daniel Arsenault has made his living as a photographer. His stacks of portfolios full of photo spreads for Spin, Esquire, Revlon, adidas and Electra Records pay the bills, but he demonstrates little loyalty to...
  • The Kids Are Alright

    Spy Hop’s LocoMotion Film Festival gives young filmmakers credibility.
      We chose [the name] ‘LocoMotion’ because we want to move forward with this festival and in this medium,” explains Melissa Robbins of Spy Hop Productions, the engine driving the second annual LocoMotion International Film Festival. “It’s...
  • Hollow Man

    Sculptor Ken Little finds substance in “what is not there.”
      Sculptor Ken Little operates in the material world—making tangible things, working with the visible, evoking the everyday. Yet he is obsessed with what he calls “what is not there”—the emptiness inside the shell, the nothingness...
  • Don’t Call It Laser

    Clark Planetarium takes music shows to the next level.
      Laser Floyd. Laser Zeppelin. Laser Metallica. Even if you have never experienced the nationwide cult phenomenon of the late night rock & roll laser light show, you’ve probably heard the rumors. With technology marginally more impressive than...
  • Like Life

    Cris Bruch explores the Dreaming Doing Craving of artistic expression.
      Standing in front of “Duty Cycle”—the geometrically pristine, 17-foot paper disc that serves as the centerpiece for Cris Bruch’s Dreaming Doing Craving—the Seattle-based artist jokes about being the unconventional guy in...

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Don’t Call It Laser Clark Planetarium takes music shows to the next level. June 11, 2007

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