What's Happening @ KVMR

  • Democracy Now Host Raises Money for KVMR by Treating You to Dinner Just what is a $2,000 dinner with a media celebrity like,  anyway?Well, when it's with Democracy Now! host and author Amy Goodman, the answer can be like hanging with old friends, seeing a different side of a media favorite...or...

  • Take a deep breath, everyone. 

    When Democracy Now! host and author Amy Goodman was asked  why listeners should support KVMR 89.5 FM during the non-profit radio station's membership drive last week, here was her reply:

    "Because independent media is the oxygen of democracy."

    ...
  • KVMR 89.5 FM barrels into the final weekend of its "Make It Rain" spring membership drive, with everything from Michael Franti and "Men Are From Mars"  to county supervisor candidates,  honky tonk music queens, and even a 1968 musical and cultural montage. 

    The non-profit, eclectic...

  • Next week marks the last KVMR 89.5 FM on-air membership drive for nearly half a year, and it's got a pretty optimistic theme: 

    "Make it rain." 

    Um, more precipitation outside would certainly be nice and welcome, but Adriana Kelly, the membership director of the Nevada City non-...

  • For Joe McHugh, the kind of guy who's always got a story, it was 1977, he was busy being a back-to-the-land kind of guy in West Virginia, pretty afar of his native New Jersey roots, you'd say. 

    That's when he first picked up a fiddle. 

    We're not sure if he's ever put it back ...

  • A year ago, KVMR 89.5 FM volunteer broadcaster Laurie DesJardin had this idea to bring the three-part harmonies of Brother Sun all the way from the east coast to be the Nevada City radio station's first house concert in its brand new community room. 

    It was a rousing success, and even...

  • Okay, when folks say KVMR 89.5 FM broadcaster Randy McKean can be a little out there, well, after all, that was the purpose of his new music "The Outpost" radio series a bit earlier this century (2007-2013, to be exact). 

    Classical, experimental, jazz, improvisational, sure, but it also...

  • In an era of brutish, childish and highly polarized political behavior, a pair of upcoming public affairs programs  demonstrates how KVMR 89.5 FM  is working to cross the current political divide. 

    "While our reputation for being unabashedly progressive and definitely provocative is well...

  • It isn't every day you run into jousting knights, an enchanted forest, a talking pony, and, of course, a family of dysfunctional giants.  

    But to Joe McHugh, that's part of the beauty and creativity you can find in live radio theater, which is coming to the Nevada Theatre and a KVMR 89.5...

  • Here's your chance to become part of KVMR's volunteer broadcasting team. 

    With a full year in its new downtown Nevada City home under its belt, KVMR 89.5 FM is now preparing to greet its Class of 2016. 

    That's right, applications are now available for the non-commercial, eclectic...

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