Art and entertainment are at the heart of the KZEZ mission. Visiting artists of all disciplines are welcomed into the studio for a chat with JJ.
Now in its tenth year, DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival brings the best of the genre to Southern Utah.
Director April Wright screened her latest film “Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the Movie Palace” during the 2019 festival. Her latest work tells the story birth and evolution of the grand movie palaces of Hollywood’s Golden Age.
German conceptual artist Ulrike Arnold is the subject of the 2019 DOCUTAH selection, “Dialogue Earth.” During an interview in September, Arnold shared her artistic process using natural materials and her experiences working at Broken Arrow Cave in Canyon Point, Utah.
Opening the festival this year was a film with local ties. “A Town for All Seasons: The Story of Leeds,” is part of the ongoing High Desert Chronicles series.
Local author, inventor and Leeds native Mike Eagar was on hand for the opening of the film.
Public Affairs Interviews
Keeping our listeners up to date on the issues facing Southern Utah is a priority at KZEZ. Each month newsmakers and public officials stop by to share the latest information on what’s happening in Washington County.
City of St. George February EventsDavid Cordero, Communications and Marketing Director for the City of St. George By JJ DeForest January 24, 2020 David Cordero reviewed the...
Encircle is the largest LGBTQ+ Resource Center in Utah. Founder and CEO Stephenie Larsen shared her goals to create a dialogue between communities of faith and the LGBTQ community in Utah.
Zach Renstrom, General Manager of the Washington County Water Conservancy District, gave an overview of the district’s current water supply and how conservation efforts by Washington County residents helped prevent a water shortage.
David Cordero shared the details and timeline for the new $15 million city hall renovation and expansion. The three-phase project is set to begin in early 2020 and will take about two years to complete.
Officer Atkin shared tips to avoid being a victim of the latest phone and email scams. She also encouraged residents to contact the department about Project Lifesaver- a free program for seniors with memory problems or kids with autism who might have a tendency to wander away from a caregiver.
Coordinator Joni Lyman briefed us on the Senior Companion Program. Senior volunteers donate their time to help other seniors. Volunteers help shop for groceries, offer rides to appointments, and become needed friends to seniors who live on their own.
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