Simone Bolivar Big Band at Lincoln Center: For the past 40 years, El Sistema has brought free classical music, instruments and lessons to a quarter million underprivileged kids in Venezuela. The cream of the crop perform for sellout crowds at some of the world’s most prestigious venues. Five years ago they started a new ensemble - The Simon Bolivar Big Band. We’ll hear them play Dizzy Club Coca Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center, and learn why jazz is a lot more than just music.
Wildoak Living; Monday @ 9:00 AM
Johanna "Wildoak" presents a program about chorus singing in Mendocino County. The Emandal Choral in Willits is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Johanna talks with choir director Don Willis and teacher of South African song and movement Valerie Rogers about the choral and their upcoming anniversary concert. Also Madge Strong, director of the Inland Valley Women's Chorus, which celebrated it's 20th anniversary last year.
Farm & Garden Show; Monday @ 1:00 PM
Valerie Kim talks to Sonoma County Beekeeper Serge LaBesque who is a pioneer of organic and alternative methods of beekeeping. She’ll also have reports on this past weekend’s Wildflower Show & Goatfest in Anderson Valley.
Women’s Voices; Monday @ 7:00
Blake More talks with Mendocino Native American Studies historian and Coast Pomo Native, Lori Lawia. In addition to discussing her dissertation focus “Stories of the Land, Stories of the People: Connections Between People and Place Through Stories in Central Pomo Territory”, they will explore her work to increase Pomo language literacy and to encourage native and non-natives alike to understand California’s rich cultural heritage.
Mind Body Health; Tuesday @ 9:00 AM
Marvin Trotter talks with Orthodontist Dr. Andrew Corbett. They’ll discuss all things orthodontic from early intervention for children to adult treatment to prevent gum and bone loss, tooth decay, abnormal wear of the tooth enamel and surfaces, headaches and TMJ pain.
Corporations & Democracy ; Tuesday @ 1:00 PM
Join Toni Rizo & Lynda McClure for a discussion about the elimination of tan oaks through chemical injection. The last Board of Supervisors meeting had attendance overflowing the chambers and gave five hours to this and related issues. Their guests are Linda Perkins, an experienced forest steward, Albion-Little River Fire Chief Ted Williams, Mendocino Environmental Center Coordinator Ed Nieves, and Mendocino Redwood Company General Manager Mike Jani.
Ecology Hour; Tuesday @ 7:00 PM
Join Bob Spies & Tim Bray with their guest Dr. John Pearse, Professor Emeritus of the UC Santa Cruz Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. They’ll be alking about banana slugs - in particular, their bizarre reproductive behaviors.
Takes on the World; Wednesday @ 9:00 AM
Join Jeff Blankfort for a special 5th Wednesday edition of the program where he takes your calls and your takes on the world.
Community & Ecology; Wednesday @ 1:00 PM
An encore broadcast of Cal Winslow’s Community & Ecology, programs about environmental and social issues vital to all of us in Northern California and Mendocino County. Today
Point & Click; Wednesday @ 7:00 PM
All things computed, including your calls and questions with Bob Laughton & Jim Heid.
The Discussion; Thursday @ 7:00 PM
Join Stuart Campbell for a special 5th Thursday edition of The Discussion, a call in program devoted to dialog about issues affecting our lives here in Mendocino County. His guests will be new KZYX Board members Clay Eubanks and Benj Thomas.
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