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Thursday, April 24

10:00 AM - Turning Pages

SPECIAL Meet the storytellers of Eat My {Heart} Out Supper Club: Maria Muldaur, Neshama Franklin, Glen David Gold, Richard Dillman and EMHO producer Eugene Ashton-Gonzalez. Join us this Saturday April 26 in the Peace Barn in Bolinas for a lovely, relaxed evening of a five-course meal, each course inspired by the accompanying story.

5:00 PM - Open House

Encore! Marin Master Gardeners' "Tomato Market" offers varieties for Marin microclimates and tips for growing them in a drought. With MMG Joe Jennings.

Friday, April 25

10:00 AM - Turning Pages

SPECIAL A National Poetry Month special: "When Words Matter."

10:00 AM - Open House

Katie Eberle interviews Sarah Millus, Audubon Canyon Ranch biologist who is monitoring the heronry at Martin Griffin Preserve in Bolinas.

1:00 PM - Celebrating Wilderness: From Our Ancient Roots to the Present Day

SPECIAL Karen Gray hosts pastor Carol Luther in this interview program featuring people who have lived their lives with wilderness, in celebration of the 50 year anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act.

Karen Gray has lived and worked on the same land in Point Reyes Station for 40 years as an artist, writer, landscape architect  and proprietor of the Point Reyes Schoolhouse Lodging hosting nature lovers who make the pilgrimage to Point Reyes from all over the world.

Priest, educator, storyteller, naturalist, and dog lover, Carol Luther discovered her love of the natural world growing up Berkeley's Tilden Park during the 1950's and 1960's, becoming a conservationist while attending Scripps College in the San Bernardino Valley, where the smog was so thick there were days it was hard to breathe. Following seminary training at Church Divinity School of the Pacific in Berkeley, Carol was ordained an Episcopal priest in 1999, and now is Priest in Charge at St. Aidan's, Bolinas, called by the combination of nature and an extraordinary congregation.

8:30 PM - Dr. Jazz Radio Programme

Tonight Dr. Joe Blumenthal sits in for Chris Breyer ("Dr. Jazz") playing Big Bands and some of the Big Names they created.

Saturday, April 26

11:00 AM - The Place We Live

Poets Rebecca Foust and Roy Mash join host Marc Matheson in discussion about Robert Frost and their upcoming presentation, "Frost East and West."

Sunday, April 27

9:00 AM - Sunday Celebration of Sacred Music

With Janet Robbins.

12:00 PM - Jazz with Kendrick Rand

Join Kendrick for 2 hours of jazz, last Sundays of every month.

8:00 PM - L.A. Theatre Works

Presents two stories:: "Salomé" by Oscar Wilde; and "Oedipus the King" by Sophocles, translated by Nicholas Rudall.

"Salomé" is directed by Michael Hackett, and stars James Marsters, Kate Steele, John Vickery. The beautiful, spoiled Salomé is King Herod's stepdaughter, who helps her mother exact a gruesome revenge on the prophet John the Baptist. Wilde originally wrote this powerful one-act tragedy in French, as British law forbade the depiction of Biblical figures on stage. An L.A. Theatre Works premiere broadcast

"Oedipus the King" is directed by Nicholas Rudall, and stars Francis Guinan, Gregory Itzin, Harry J. Lennix. The psychological drama that still fascinates and terrifies audiences today. In Sophocles' tragedy, Oedipus discovers that he's unwittingly murdered his father and married his mother.

Monday, April 28

1:00 PM - Post-Carbon Radio

"Creating an Elder Culture." Bing and Bernie interview David "Lucky" Goff and Alexandra Hart.  They formed an Elder Salon four years ago in Sebastopol, exploring the meaning of elderhood as something quite distinct from just getting old.  What experiences of our lives generate wisdom, and how can we share that with the world?  Susan Prince who attended the Conscious Elder Project conference will also join us.

Tuesday, April 29

11:00 AM - Questing: Where Is The Path?

Acclaimed author and editor Peter Orner will join in conversation with Jane Mickelson and Mimi Calpestri. Considered one of today's essential American writers, Orner's innovative short stories and novels have garnered high praise. His most recent work is the story collection Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge. He teaches creative writing at San Francisco State.

Wednesday, April 30

10:00 AM - Turning Pages: Waves of Joy

Some of the "Write On Mamas" join Joy Maulitz in-studio to talk about their new book Mamas Write (Mother's Day is May 11!)

2:00 PM - Classical Wednesday

Has a film angle with new programmer Susan Lockwood.

4:00 PM - Youth D.J. Project

Declan Katz hosts "Declan's Hour of Soul."

5:00 PM - Youth D.J. Project

With Tomales Bay Youth Center students.

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  • Saturday Apr 26 7:30 - 11:00 PM

    West Marin's first Eat My Heart Out supper club is coming together. The setting will be perfect. The five storytellers are being selected and include so far Neshama Franklin, Glen David Gold and Richard Dillman. Eugene Ashton-Gonzalez, creator of Eat My Heart Out will oversee the proceedings.

    Diners are treated to a five-course menu and paired beverages while taking in the personal stories of some of the area's best storytellers, writers and performers. The ingredients, recipe, and plating of each course will be a metaphoric and artistic expression of the teller's tales.

    This event is a benefit to support KWMR, West Marin Community Radio.

    Get your tickets HERE and tell your friends.

    Featured Storytellers:

    Maria Muldaur

    Glen David Gold

    Neshama Franklin

    Richard Dillman

    Introduction by Muriel Murch

  • Friday May 2 7:30 - 10:30 AM

    KWMR began broadcasting on 90.5 FM in Point Reyes Station on May 2, 1999. We are celebrating with a prom dance party at Toby's Feed Barn in Point Reyes Station on Friday, May 2, 2014. We hope you can join us.

    Where: Toby's Feed Barn, 11250 State Route 1 in Point Reyes Station

    When: Friday, May 2, 2014 from 7:30 pm until 10:30 pm

    The event is all ages and is free. Dress up, or not and come down and party with us!


  • Friday Jun 20
    10 - 6 PM

    KWMR is doing it again! Yes indeed, the 4th Annual KWMR Golf Tournament is happening on Friday, June 20th at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center.

    Registration Form HERE

    or Sponsor the tournament and get exposure with up to 100 golfers! Your business or organization name announced on the radio and exposure on KWMR print materials associated with the tournament.

    Sponsorshihp Form HERE