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KRCB-FM: Mouthful
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Mouthful, Smart Talk About Food, Wine, & Farming, Sunday evenings, from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Hosted by Michele Anna Jordan. We like to think of Mouthful as a conversation around a dinner table, so pour yourself a glass of something odd and join us every Sunday evening, or listen on the go with our mobile app available at krcb.org, or at your leisure via iTunes. Our discussions with farmers, winemakers, cookbook authors, writers, photographers, filmmakers, nutritionists, chefs, restaurateurs, en ...
 
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KRCB-FM: Sonoma Spotlight
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A daily five-minute interview about events, issues, activities and people in and around Sonoma County. Hosted by Roland Jacopetti at 7:53AM Monday through Friday on KRCB-FM 91.1/90.9.
 
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KRCB-FM: Word By Word
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"I like the vitality of in-studio, roundtable interviews," Gil says, "when you have several authors sitting at the same table and focusing on the same theme, you get real conversations. It’s fun, exciting, and often unpredictable." On the new Word by Word programs, Gil will be inviting a different guest each month to share their unique perspective on a "Great California Writer." Gil Mansergh should be familiar to many KRCB listeners. His movie review columns appear in four Sonoma County news ...
 
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KRCB-FM: Curtain Call
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Charles Sepos interviews performing, visual, and literary artists. Recent guests include Jeffrey Kahane, David Grisman, Kronos Quartet, Anonymous 4, Michael Brecker, Flora Purim, Malcolm Bilson, John Corigliano, François Girard, Marga Gomez, and Elizabeth Blumenstock.
 
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KRCB-FM: North Bay Report
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The North Bay Report is a daily in-depth look at an issue, event, person or activity in our region, prepared by KRCB News Director Bruce Robinson, a veteran journalist who has been covering Sonoma County since 1985. These reports provide another view of news and events in our area, a way to look beyond the headlines and hear directly from the people who are shaping the present and future of Sonoma County and northern California. Topics recently covered on The North Bay Report include the reg ...
 
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KRCB-FM: Percussion Discussion
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Percussion Discussion focuses on percussionists, drummers and percussion instruments used in all genres of music from big band and smooth jazz and Latin to rock, country and World tunes. Host Jim Laveroni is a drummer and percussionist for over 40 years, and plays with two bands.
 
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KRCB-FM: Second Row Center
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House lights down. Cue the music. The curtain rises weekly on KRCB’s early-morning news segment Second Row Center. There’s a lot of theatre in the Bay Area. With so many options and limited time and resources, how does one go about deciding just what to see? That’s where a critic can be of assistance. Theatre critic Harry Duke has been knocking around Bay Area stages for twenty years since his days in the Sonoma State University Theatre Arts program. He’s turned what used to be post-show con ...
 
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KRCB-FM: WordTemple
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WordTemple on KRCB features Northern California poet Katherine Hastings in discussion with poets and writers. The program showcases authors by presenting interviews and readings of their work, and exposes the KRCB community of listeners to a wide variety of voices and styles. Reconstructions highlighting the work of poets and writers posthumously will also be featured. From the Beats of San Francisco to Russia's Ratushinskaya, WordTemple will feature some of the most interesting work and sto ...
 
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KRCB-FM: Mouthful
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Mouthful, Smart Talk About Food, Wine, & Farming, Sunday evenings, from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Hosted by Michele Anna Jordan. We like to think of Mouthful as a conversation around a dinner table, so pour yourself a glass of something odd and join us every Sunday evening, or listen on the go with our mobile app available at krcb.org, or at your leisure via iTunes. Our discussions with farmers, winemakers, cookbook authors, writers, photographers, filmmakers, nutritionists, chefs, restaurateurs, en ...
 
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KRCB-FM: Mouthful
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Mouthful, Smart Talk About Food, Wine, & Farming, Sunday evenings, from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Hosted by Michele Anna Jordan. We like to think of Mouthful as a conversation around a dinner table, so pour yourself a glass of something odd and join us every Sunday evening, or listen on the go with our mobile app available at krcb.org, or at your leisure via iTunes. Our discussions with farmers, winemakers, cookbook authors, writers, photographers, filmmakers, nutritionists, chefs, restaurateurs, en ...
 
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KRCB-FM: A Novel Idea
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Non-fiction to pulp fiction, host Rosemary Manchester and producer Suzanne M. Lang explore the world of books featuring conversations with writers, academics, and readers. It’s a novel idea.
 
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Award winning travel writer, Inga Askamit shares how she created her piece about alfresco theatrics, Transcendant Summer Night. Catherine Bramkamp chats about being a poetry judge for the anthology, as well as writing her poetic elegy, Wolf House: Jack London State Historic Park Roger C. Lubeck talks about the seductivness of dancing in a story ...…
 
Today, we have part two of our story on a hearing last week considering annexation of Roseland into Santa Rosa. Yesterday on the North Bay Report, we listened in on last week’s hearing about Santa Rosa’s annexation of Roseland. There’s hope that this unincorporated part of town can prosper under Santa Rosa’s governance, with improved education, ...…
 
After decades of failure, it looks like the annexation of Roseland and some nearby areas into Santa Rosa is on the fast track. If you live in Santa Rosa, you probably know that chunks of land there – dominated by the 620 acres of the Roseland neighborhood - are not part of the city. These unincorporated islands are served by a patchwork of agen ...…
 
According to IMDB, the budget for 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens was an estimated $245,000,000.00. I don’t think I’m going out on a limb here in saying the budget for the Redwood Theatre Company’s production of Brittany Law’s original musical parody The Farce Awakens was about 1/245,000,000th of that. Cardboard sets, Super Soakers for ray ...…
 
One West Marin creamery is closing the loop on climate change. Straus Family Creamery in West Marin has for years been a leader in sustainable and organic farm practices in California. Now, what was a wild idea eight years ago has finally been realized: To power the machinery that feeds the dairy cows...with their own manure! KRCB’s Tiffany Cam ...…
 
Mountain lions roam nearby hills, and we can all just get along, if we learn more about them and work to conserve their dwindling habitat. Yesterday, we talked with a researcher about his studies of local mountain lions. Today, we’ll dig deeper into how mountain lions and humans coexist. Are they a danger to us or to our livestock? Bruce Robins ...…
 
This week, we offer everything you've always wanted to know about lobster, with friends from Maine, talking about and sharing two kinds of the extraordinary Maine shellfish, the well-kept secret New Shell and the more familiar hardshell. Sommelier Chris Sawyer comes along for the ride with two great wine pairings. Mouthful, 22 Years of Smart Ta ...…
 
We know there are mountain lions here in the North Bay’s mountains. But they see us more than we see them. In the wilder, wide open uplands of the North Bay, mountain lions remain a steady if elusive presence. But just how many are out there? Bruce Robinson reports on a current study of the big cats that tracks their activity with GPS collars. ...…
 
Unruly drunks, rocky roads and roving dogs were just some of the reasons why Petaluma became Sonoma County’s first incorporated city in the 19th century. In the mid 19th century, pioneers from across the country came to Northern California to strike it rich in the Gold Rush. And some began settling in the North Bay, in places like Petaluma. A n ...…
 
North Bay dairy farmers are trying innovative ways to reduce methane – a potent greenhouse gas. Earlier this week we visited the orchards of Torrey and Lucy Olson with a group of legislators and aides and conservation district leaders. Today, the group visits a local dairy farm where one farmer is managing manure with simple and effective techn ...…
 
Carbon farming—boosting fertility and yield by increasing biomass in soils—is making some old practices new again. Carbon is essential to all living things—even dirt. Which is why concentrated efforts to get more carbon out of the air and into the soil is an accelerating trend in California agriculture. Find out more about carbon farming practi ...…
 
Mouthful welcomes back Carmen Snyder, executive direction of FarmTrails, and several others to talk about summer's sweetest little fair, the Gravenstein Apple Fair, which this year has expanded to include our precious pollinators and their luscious gift of honey. It's honey, apples, farms and more! Mouthful, 22 Years of Smart Talk about Food, W ...…
 
Local farmers are working together to share news of best practices that fight climate change. It doesn’t take a huge farm to make a big difference for the climate. Reporter Steve Mencher visited an orchard in Sebastopol recently on a tour organized by the California Climate and Agriculture Network - CalCAN. The idea was to witness how initiativ ...…
 
Suzanne M. Lang talks with Thais Nye Derich about her path of self-examination and learning to discover that she, like many other women, was a victim of the medical establishment that denied her the human right of birthing her own child. Second Chance, A Mother’s Quest for a Natural Birth after Cesarean is not just a book about childbirth, but ...…
 
Last week provided some insight into President Trump’s policies on LGBTQ rights. Last week was a tough week for the LGBTQ community. President Trump’s tweets appeared to withdraw the welcome mat from transgender service members; a Justice Department brief asserted that the LGBTQ community is not covered by certain anti-discrimination protection ...…
 
You may be surprised to learn that American Badgers don’t cause trouble or have a bad attitude. Tomorrow at the Laguna Environmental Center in Santa Rosa, naturalist Susan Kirks will talk about why badgers are great for the land, contradicting their reputation as troublemakers. Reporter Steve Mencher met Kirks in an open field, where she’d been ...…
 
Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument covers over 3-hundred-thousand acres of land across five Northern California counties. But now the area is at risk of losing its monument designation. Earlier this week, we reported on President Trump’s executive order to review the 2015 expansion of National Marine Sanctuaries. The same week in April, ...…
 
Al Gore talks about winning over climate change skeptics,. Ten years ago, Al Gore’s climate change slide show morphed into an award-winning documentary about the climate crisis. He’s back with a sequel, which suggests that things are both better and worse, as Steve Mencher reports. Watch a trailer for An Inconvenient Sequel, opening in select t ...…
 
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KRCB-FM: Sonoma Spotlight
 
Chautauqua Revue Occidental Arts & Ecology Center September 14th – 26th, 2017 at 7:30pm Come and be part of this 15th annual extravaganza of community celebration. With elements of storytelling, vaudeville, and circus, the Revue is a show like no other. Each year is a unique mix of physical daring, poignant stories, cutting satire, incomparable ...…
 
In 2015, the protected area in Marine Sanctuaries off our coast was doubled. Coming up, we'll have the second part of a two part look at how that protection, thought to be permanent, is now threatened. Yesterday we learned about the history of two National Marine Sanctuaries off the coast of Northern California. Now, reports Steve Mencher, an e ...…
 
On July 1, 2017, English poet, actor, playwright, screenwriter, political activist and dramatist Heathcote Williams passed away. The author of several book-length polemical poems, including Whale Nation which has been called “the most powerful argument for the…worldwide ban on whaling;'” Sacred Elephant; Autogeddon; and Falling for a Dolphin, W ...…
 
Tony Kushner’s acclaimed play “Angels in America” – about AIDS in the time of Reagan – has renewed relevance in the current age of Trump. Tony Kushner's masterwork Angels in America is a huge hit in London this summer. There are no more tickets available to see Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane in this powerhouse production at the National Theatr ...…
 
Gourmet Walk in the Woods: Food & Wine Pairings, Music, Art & Auction Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve Saturday, July 22, 2017 @ 12:00pm After a five year hiatus, Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods is honored to bring back the community's favorite Gourmet Hike -- now reborn as the Gourmet Walk in the Woods! The event starts in the Armst ...…
 
A group of dedicated maritime radio volunteers at Point Reyes are keeping the tradition of morse code radio stations alive. Point Reyes National Seashore is home to one of the most historic morse code radio stations in the U-S. In 1999, it became the last commercial station to send and receive morse code messages. But a group of dedicated volun ...…
 
Lovers, Liars, and Clowns Raven Theater Players July 13th – August 5th, 2017 See Hamlet and Ophelia, Benedick and Beatrice, Romeo and Juliet, and more – all on one stage, all in one evening. We present an exciting collection of the best of the Bard: wordplay, swordplay and your favorite Shakespeare characters brought to thrilling life before yo ...…
 
The next time you want to celebrate an important occasion with a gift, give a unique present that won’t end up in the back of a closet. You're invited to a birthday party July 14 -- and the site is perfect: Armstrong Woods. The celebration recognizes a decade of work by a local company that honors and memorializes friends and loved ones with a ...…
 
Stop That Show! The Imaginists Friday, July 14th, 2017 @ 7:00pm The Art is Medicine Show rides again! Join us for the kickoff of our Summer tour celebrating 9 years of free, bilingual, bicycle-powered theater! This year’s show: STOP THAT SHOW! The Imaginists are interrupted, censored, and silenced while trying to perform their original bilingua ...…
 
An unusual collaboration between a local sculptor and poet has expanded to also include dance and music. Sonoma County sculptor Bruce Johnson is known for his massive redwood and metal structures. But he has also been central to some unexpected collaborations with artists from quite different fields. The events bringing all this together are bi ...…
 
Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Sonoma County Ongoing volunteer opportunities The Sonoma County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program is committed to serving abused and neglected children coming before the Juvenile Court for protection and rehabilitation services. The purpose of the CASA program is to humanize the complex chi ...…
 
We’ll learn how workers and the environment will benefit from ongoing changes in how the North Bay handles trash and recycling It's easy to forget about trash. We bring it to the curb once a week, and it disappears. But trash is becoming an increasingly important subject in our region, as we try to figure out how we can avoid creating ever-high ...…
 
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KRCB-FM: Word By Word
 
Gil Mansergh launches his second decade as the host of Word By Word: Conversations With Writers chatting with the international bestselling novelist Jane Green about her newest novel The Sunshine Sisters. Jane Green is considered to be one of the founding authors of the “chick lit.” genre. Her 1997 first novel Straight Talking made her an overn ...…
 
Guelaguetza Tierra del Sol 2017 Luther Burbank Center for the Arts Sunday, July 16th, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm La Guelaguetza es un celebración en donde se representa el patrimonio cultural de las ocho regiones de Oaxaca a través de bailes que ejecutan al son de la música y los cantos que les son propios, vistiendo indumentaria de gala de sus ...…
 
We'll find out what consumers need to know about Net Neutrality and how they can influence the ongoing debate. July 12th is being promoted across the Internet as a “Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality.” The forces on the other side of this issue proclaim their allegiance to what they call an “Open Internet.” But as Steve Mencher reports, these ...…
 
VFSF: Poetry Reflections Paradise Ridge Winery Sunday, July 16th, 2017 @ 1:00 pm The Voigt Family Sculpture Foundation proudly presents Poetry Reflections, an afternoon of literary delight! It is with great pleasure that we welcome Dana Gioia, Poet Laureate of California and former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts and Iris Jamahl ...…
 
A legal document that's easy to create can help you convey your medical wishes when you can't speak for yourself. My Care, My Plan: Speak Up Sonoma County is a local initiative promoting the idea of advance care planning. Reporter Steve Mencher talked with two of the volunteers driving this effort, and learned why everyone over 18 should update ...…
 
Loving The Living Room Fundraiser The Living Room Sunday, July 16th, 2017 @ 2:00pm You are cordially invited to Annual Summer Event "Loving the Living Room" This year's event is in honor of Marlene Ballaine. Come enjoy Great Wine, Food by Ceres Community Project, Live Music by Le Hot Club Swing, an exciting Silent Auction and more, all in our b ...…
 
A return to Lake Berryessa’s heyday could be near if a partnership between the federal government and Napa County comes to fruition. Lake Berryessa was once a popular destination for boaters, fishermen and families looking for a day of fun at the lake. It brought in millions of annual visitors... Now it attracts just a fraction of that. That’s ...…
 
This week, a short interview with Dr. Navindra Seemans of Canadian Maple Syrup, along with a verbal stroll through early summer's harvest. Plus, if you’re looking for ways to use summer zucchini and how to prepare tomatoes for gazpacho, this episode is for you! Michele Anna Jordan hosts Mouthful, smart talk about food, wine, and farming on KRCB ...…
 
This week, a short interview with Dr. Navindra Seemans of Canadian Maple Syrup, along with a verbal stroll through early summer's harvest. Plus, if you’re looking for ways to use summer zucchini and how to prepare tomatoes for gazpacho, this episode is for you! Michele Anna Jordan hosts Mouthful, smart talk about food, wine, and farming on KRCB ...…
 
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KRCB-FM: Sonoma Spotlight
 
Larry Vukovitch & Bay Area All Stars Sebastopol Center for the Arts Saturday, July 8th, 2017 @ 7:30 pm Larry Vuckovich's All Star Quartet with Noel Jewkes, and special guest vocalist Valeriana Quevedo will make this evening special. Larry Vuckovich and Noel Jewkes have an association that goes back to 1965 – a period of playing together for ove ...…
 
Munch & His Mentor Spreckels Performing Arts Theater July 8th & 9th, 2017 Kristiania (Oslo), Norway, in the early eighteen nineties: Edvard Munch is around thirty years of age and truly a struggling artist. The establishment criticizes his experiments in form and content and calls him a fraud. Sales are so low Munch has to exchange paintings fo ...…
 
Sonoma’s Stone Edge Vineyard is growing micro grid technology alongside their grapes. Micro-grids are scaled-down versions of the giant network that delivers electricity across huge distances to thousands of customers. They hold great promise for both utilizing renewable power and serving remote or isolated populations. And an important testing ...…
 
Omar Rivera and Guiding Eyes for the Blind Guide Dog Sarge I wanted to do a quick pre Fourth of July update for you; this is what I talk about in this episode: ● Great editorial about “Charlie’s Law” from someone at the South Jersey Times who “gets it”. Read the whole thing at the link below, but here’s the key excerpt, my emphasis: “By all mea ...…
 
After years of waiting, some eager North Bay train riders got their first taste of travelling on the SMART train yesterday. It’s been a long wait for the SMART Train to start rolling through Sonoma and Marin Counties, and while the official launch of the commuter service is still pending, there was a large and enthusiastic turnout for the first ...…
 
Fantastical Family Night – Broadway Under The Stars Jack London State Historic Park July 14th – 15th, 2017 Join us for everyone’s favorite annual night of magic and fun. This inspirational evening of music and dance will be filled with Broadway, Disney and everything in between. Featuring special performances by the kids of Transcendence Kids C ...…
 
Beautiful sculptures in steel – some rusting, some gleaming – will be featured on the plaza in Sonoma this summer. The town of Sonoma will welcome the largest exhibition of public art in its history this summer. As Steve Mencher reports, sculptor Albert Paley will be represented by nine monumental yet fanciful sculptures, installed in locations ...…
 
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KRCB-FM: Second Row Center
 
George M. Cohan was known as “the man who owned Broadway” in the first two decades of the twentieth century. A prolific playwright and composer of hundreds of songs, today he’s mostly known as the answer to the trivia question “Whose statue can be found opposite Times Square between 45th and 47th Street?” He is considered by many to be the fath ...…
 
Loving The Living Room Fundraiser The Living Room Sunday, July 16th, 2017 @ 2:00pm You are cordially invited to Annual Summer Event "Loving the Living Room" This year's event is in honor of Marlene Ballaine. Come enjoy Great Wine, Food by Ceres Community Project, Live Music by Le Hot Club Swing, an exciting Silent Auction and more, all in our b ...…
 
A bid to roll out localized bicycle sharing along the North Bay’s main transit corridor is moving forward. Public bicycle sharing hubs could be installed at central points from Santa Rosa to Larkspur, under a bi-county proposal being submitted this week to the regional Metropolitan Transportation Commission. Bruce Robinson takes a look ahead at ...…
 
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KRCB-FM: Sonoma Spotlight
 
Rumi’s Caravan Hermann Sons Hall Friday, June 30th, 2017 @ 6:00pm Please join us for a magical evening of poetry and music, performed in the ecstatic tradition by the amazing all-volunteer troupe from Rumi’s Caravan. 100% of event proceeds will be used to ensure that sustainable leadership development programs within Sonoma County continue, and ...…
 
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