Prometheus Radio Says 'Quit Making Us Jump Through Hoops'

To hear Radioactive Gavin's latest No Country For Young Men radio show, from Wednesday morning Dec. 15th, CLICK HERE. Today is Bill of Rights Day! Have you read the Bill of Rights lately? Vanessa Graber from Prometheus Radio Project was my guest. She says Prometheus has been working hard to lift "anonymous holds" placed on the Local Community Radio Act (S. 592) in the Senate. The legislation would allow the FCC to open an application window for as many as 1000 new Low-Power FM licenses, just like KDRT. Senators in Wyoming, Utah and Texas have been convinced to stop "holding" but the latest suspect is Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama. This past Monday Prometheus performed circus tricks including juggling and hula-hooping outside the headquarters of the National Association of Broadcasters in Washington, DC. This trade group led by Clear Channel and

Katherine Keefer, Public Artist Interviewed on ARTplus

Katherine Keefer, public artist was interviewed on ARTplus about her work in ceramics, her public art and her spirit of adventure.

Katherine has a wonderful spirit of adventure and she talked to ARTplus on how to travel the world on a shoestring. Katherine's public art is installed in many states including Florida, Colorado and California.
Tune in to find out how Katherine got to travel and teach in India, Germany and Africa. Katherine also talked about the incredible opportunities that are now available for public artists around the country. she talked about the money for art program which mandates that public buildings and construction install public art.. Go Artists.. Go!.

Here is Katherine's show

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Have a Wonderful Holiday Season Full of Many Happy Opportunities,
Labiba Boyd, ARTplus

Sacramento's Farsi-Language Radio Back On Air After Robbery, Plus: Tamara Drewe

To hear Radioactive Gavin's latest No Country For Young Men radio show, from Wednesday morning Dec. 8th, CLICK HERE. This week's show featured cinema coverage about Tamara Drewe, playing at The Varsity Theatre in downtown Davis. Read what big-name critics had to say about it after the jump. November turned out to be the lowest ticket sales in 15 years at the

Jean Jackman, Davis Community Scrapbook on next Speakeasy

Jean Jackman guests on the Dec. 15 edition of "Speakeasy," a local talk show that airs alternate Wednesdays at 10 a.m. on KDRT-LP, 95.7 FM in Davis. Repeats air the Thursday after taping at 5:30 p.m.

Jackman is a storyteller in the oral tradition, a writer, producer, environmental and social justice activist. She writes the nature
column, "At the Pond" for the Davis Enterprise. She is the author of "Down home tales of Davis," a history of Davis integrating the oral history of long-time Davis residents and pioneer descendants. And, she is the founder and curator of "Davis Community Scrapbook," a collection of short stories, anecdotes, songs poems, photos and paintings, all about Davis. The interview will cover all this ground and highlight stories from the Scrapbook.

Hosted by Autumn Labbe-Renault, "Speakeasy" features interviews with people doing interesting work in Davis and beyond.

Walt Whitman, AC/DC, The Avett Brothers and Bob Marley; Mountain Mama's if it ain't one thing ... it's another

Hi there … and welcome to Mountain Mama’s Earth Music … and if it ain’t one thing it’s another

1) Stuck in the Middle, Stealers Wheel 4:38
2) Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, AC/DC 3:51
3) With A Little Help From My Friends, the Beatles 2:46

Walt Whitman from Leaves of Grass

4) That’s The Way that the World Goes’ Round, John Prine 3:48
5) Old Hippie, The Bellamy Brothers 4:05

And the field sprouts of April

6) Don’t Think Twice It’s All Right, Ramblin Jack Elliott 4:07
7) Knockin on heaven’s door, Eric Clapton, 2:33

The Mother at Home

8) Live Forever, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors 4:38
9) Murder In the City, the Avett Brothers 3:14

It is no little matter

10) I Shall Be Released , Bob Dylan 3:00
11) She talks to Angels, The Black Crowes 5:29

And that I grew six feet high

12) Three Little Birds , Bob Marley & The Wailers 3:00

Mountain Mama’s Earth Music is heard here on KDRT 95.7 FM, in Davis, CA and you can check out today’s play list, listen to the show or any of other great shows any old time by logging onto

Coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark, 8 - 9 pm

After Hours Erskine Hawkins 1940
King Joe Jimmie Noone & Earl Hines 1928
Kangaroo Hop George Gershwin 1916
Yakety Sax Boots Randolph 1963
I Got Plenty of Nuttin' (instrumental) Ray Charles and Cleo Laine 1976
Slipped Disc Benny Goodman 1945
Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love) Ella Fitzgerald
Rockin' Chair Gene Krupa 1941
You're Right As Rain James Moody 1973
Oh, Lady Be Good! Dianne Reeves 2005
One Note Samba Herbie Mann 1962
Go Daddy-O Big Bad Voodoo Daddy 1994
Let Her Go Hubert Laws 1972
You're Driving Me Crazy Dianne Reeves 2005
8 Concierto de Aranjuez, Pt. 2 Miles Davis 1960
Pieces of Dreams Stanley Turrentine 1973

Female Film Critics Respond to 'The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest.' Plus: Oak Trees!

To hear the latest No Country For Young Men radio show, from Wednesday Nov. 24th, CLICK HERE. As The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest continues at The Varsity Theatre in Davis, what are women film critics saying about the dramatic conclusion to the Millenium trilogy? Despite being squeamish, I love the key elements of the series: busting up corruption, fighting abuse of women