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Upcoming program highlights

Wednesday, November 26

2:00 PM - Classical Wednesday

With host Paul Smith.

Thursday, November 27


SPECIAL Lots o' music with the Professor while our hosts take the day off. The usual Thursday programs that you will hear are: Philosophy Talk at 11 am-noon; Attunement at 12-1 pm; Classical Thursday live with Robby Elfman at 2-4 pm.

Friday, November 28

1:00 PM - Peace Paradigm Radio

Stephanie Van Hook and Michael Nagler explore nonviolence in the week's news, then turn to the topic of nonviolence and gratitude. They are joined in the studio by Philip Hellmich, Director of Peace of the Shift Network, and by local Montessori early childhood educator, Andree Young

Saturday, November 29

9:00 AM - Hidden Kitchens World

SPECIAL "Hidden Kitchens World," produced by The Kitchen Sisters, Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva. "Hidden Kitchen host Frances McDormand leads us through this rich international collection of stories of land, community and food. Actor Gael Garcia Bernal takes us to his grandmother's Sinoloa kitchen in Mexico. And Salman Rushdie takes us to Chocolate Town. Werner Herzog eats his shoe, and poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti gives us his recipe for happiness along with a new hour of Kitchen Sisters stories that travel the globe."....and more.

8:00 PM - The Jazz Groove

HOST RETURNS Rick Clark returns to Saturday night jazz, hosting once a month!

Sunday, November 30

8:00 PM - L.A. Theatre Works

Presents: "The Grapes of Wrath," written by John Steinbeck; adapted by Frank Galati. Directed by Richard Masur; starring Emily Bergl, Jeffrey Donovan, Shirley Knight.

Set during the Great Depression, The Grapes of Wrath tells the powerful story of the Joad family's trek from the dust bowl of Oklahoma to the promise of a new life in California. But what they find threatens to rip apart their lives, and sever the ties that bind them together.

The broadcast includes "Voices from the Dust Bowl," a feature on the music of Depression Era labor camps.

Monday, December 1

1:00 PM - Ocean Currents

Jennifer Stock brings us ocean updates from the field: Why are seabirds washing up dead on the west coast? The cause of sea-star wasting disease is discovered, and the largest marine protected area in the world is created. 

5:00 PM - Epicenter

Muriel Murch interviews Frances McDormand about her acting career and new HBO series "Olive Kitteridge," based on Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. McDormand and screenwriter Jane Anderson are co-executive producers of the television series.

Tuesday, December 2

5:00 PM - Epicenter

Bolinas farmer Peter Martinelli has achieved protection of the land and water on Paradise Valley Ranch in collaboration with MALT, Marin Resource Conservation District, and others.

Wednesday, December 3

10:00 AM - Turning Pages

SPECIAL SERIES Readings from the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Olive Kitteridge, written by Elizabeth Strout. Today, Janet Robbins reads the chapter "Tulips." There will be readings every Wednesday through December 24.

Thursday, December 4

5:00 PM - Epicenter

Témas de inmigración con Socorro Romo, Alyssa G. Simpson, y Augusto Conde.

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  • Friday Nov 28
    7 - 10 PM

    Cajun dance with Eric and Suzy Thompson along with Mark Marcin and Paul Knight. Come and dance off your Thanksgiving feast at the Dance Palace Church Space (503 B Street) in the Church Space - sweet wooden building with a great dance floor and super acoustics! This will be a real old-fashinied Cajun fais do-do!


  • Saturday Dec 20 7:00 - 8:30 PM

    Michael McQuilkin's

    Family Music Hour 7is COMING!
    Saturday, December 20th @ 7:00

    Lagunitas School Multi-Purpose Room 

    1 Lagunitas School Rd in San Geronimo 

    Doors Open at 6:30,

    $10 suggested donation  


    KWMR is a proud media sponsor of this event! 

  • Saturday Dec 27 6:30 - 9:30 PM

    An Evening with Frances McDormand

    A Benefit for KWMR

    At West Marin School, Point Reyes Station

    $25 (Event only) | $100 (Event plus pre-event reception)

    Tickets at Point Reyes Books: