What's Happening @ KVMR

  • The tradition continues. And then some. 

    For the 33rd year, the Bethel AME Church Choir of Marysville -- steeped in rich African-American religious musical heritage -- will travel to perform in predominantly white Nevada County on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

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  • KVMR 89.5 FM General Manager David Levin paused to look across the street from the Nevada City radio station's current digs and smiled at the new three-story facility where they'll move within a few months.

    Did he ever think that could happen when he first came to manage the non-...

  • KVMR is seeking applicants for up to $10,000 in funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to produce national radio programming, with the funding being divided among successful applicants.

    "This money is to assist independent radio producers in the development, production and...

  • The 100th anniversary of one of the most unusual -- and little known-- truces in the history of warfare will be celebrated in a noon radio special Christmas Day on KVMR.

    Produced by Drew Darling at community radio station WERU in Blue Hill, Maine, the radio special details what Darling...

  • It makes sense for a non-profit, non-commercial radio station to salute its hundreds of volunteers, and that's exactly what Nevada City's KVMR did at a holiday banquet earlier this month. 

    "We have the most dedicated and committed volunteers I've ever encountered," Volunteer Coordinator...

  • A beaming Paul Emery accepted KVMR's Lifetime Achievement Award at the radio station's recent holiday banquet by joking, "I'll just quote Monty Python...'I'm not dead yet.'"

    The gregarious 70-year-old Nevada City radio veteran still hosts one of the longest-running and most popular...

  • It just might  be the most asked question in downtown Nevada City, at least one involving radio station KVMR 89.5 FM:

    When are you moving into your new building?

    "The simple answer is when it's ready," says owner's representative Diane McIntire with a chuckle.

    And that...

  • We have suffered a loss in our KVMR family. Barbara Lowell passed away Thanksgiving afternoon after a long bout with cancer.  Far too young to leave us, she will be missed for her warm heart, sweet smile and her diligence, care and love for KVMR, the music scene, and her sense of community. A...

  • Neil Gaiman

    The acclaimed visionary best-selling author Neil Gaiman and his wife, indie pop artist and 6-million-hit  Ted Conference speaker Amanda Palmer were special guests on KVMR's Morning Show November 24th when they were interviewed by host Steve Baker and his daughter, Molly Allison-Baker.

  • They don't call him and his KVMR 89.5 FM radio show "The Vinyl Avenger" for nothing. But not everybody spins all records, mostly 45s, with the dedication and passion of volunteer disc jockey Olaf Jens (alternate Thursdays, including Thanksgiving night, 10 p.m. to midnight, 89.5 FM, kvmr.org...

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