Davisville, 7/21/14: Sizing up the architecture of Davis

Robert Lindley photoDavis doesn’t have a lot of natural beauty—we have great trees, but no dramatic mountains or river—so buildings are maybe more important here than they would be elsewhere, in terms of defining the look of the town. So, what makes good architectural design in Davis? What does Davis need more of, or less of? We talk about this today with Davis architect Robert Lindley, who over a 30-year career has designed many buildings in Davis and elsewhere (including Mishka’s Café, behind him in this photo).

Support KDRT

KDRT Donate Cash ButtonKDRT Donate Cars Button A project of non-profit Davis Media Access (DMA), KDRT is people-powered, community-supported noncommercial radio.
 Your gift to KDRT and DMA is more than a simple donation--it’s a statement that independent outlets for community voices matter.
 Please click those buttons to your left--be part of something that's wonderful and worthy. Thanks for keeping our grass roots growing!

OUR SCHEDULE

Listen now

 
Request line: 530.792.1648
On the Air

Shortwave Report

Replays Tuesday 5-5:30pm, Friday 8:30-9am

A 30-minute review of news stories recorded from a shortwave radio. Times and frequencies for English-language programs are included to encourage you to listen on your own. It's easy.

Upcoming

Democracy Now!

Replays Monday 9-10am, Tuesday 9-10am, Wednesday 9-10am, Thursday 9-10am, Friday 9-10am

A daily TV/radio news program, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, airing on over 700 stations, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the U.S.

How She Really Does It

Live Friday 10-11am
Replays Monday 7:30-8:30am

DJ(s): 

A program for women about women, covering a variety of topics, including balancing work and family, financial issues, career, building businesses, parenting, education, religion, and youth sports. This talk show is meant to inspire, empower, entertain, and be a resource for women.

Building Ideas / Solving Problems

Live Tuesday 4-5pm
Replays Friday 11am-12pm

DJ(s): 

Building ideas and solving problems in concert with you, Mother Nature, Davis, and surrounding areas--Australia to the moon! Your idea, our show, simple/unique questions in relation to an idea, roofing, and life. We are stronger together, proactively piecing it together, so join us in figuring out a thing or two. Bring us a problem, lets solve it together.

OUR PROGRAMS

That's Life

Live Thursday 1-2pm
Replays Sunday 2-3pm

DJ(s): 

Sometimes interviews with local folks. It might be about work, or life choices, or philosophy, or history. Sometimes birding, or art, or other passions. Or about local activities, groups, or events.  It's rarely about politics, and it never includes shouting! When there's no guest, it's laid-back music.  Oldies or Hawaiian or Mom's 1940s songs--whatever feels right that day.

If you have a suggestion for a guest or topic, feel free to phone me at 758-5058 (8am-8pm).

Na Mele O Hawai'i

Live Wednesday 3-4pm
Replays Tuesday 7:30-8:30am, Friday 3-4pm, Saturday 11am-12pm, Sunday 9:30-10:30am

DJ(s): 

Featuring the music of Hawaii, from early icons of island music to today's innovators, exploring styles, the history of the music, and revered songs and performers.

The Awesome Patrol Show

Live Friday 5-6pm
Replays Wednesday 9-10pm

DJ(s): 

Happy Hour Friday jams with The Awesome Patrol Show (TAPS). Hosts Danny and Sara drone on about bands they like, think everyone should hear, or are performing in a venue nearby, perhaps, maybe if you're lucky or something. Cheers!

About Us

KDRT, where the grass roots grow, is located in Davis, CA,
a vibrant community located between San Francisco and Sacramento. KDRT aims to inspire and entertain listeners through an eclectic mix of music and public affairs programming. We build community by promoting dialogue, encouraging artistic expression, and acting as a forum for people who typically lack media access. Our mission reflects our values: localism, social equality, public participation, media literacy, diversity, and, of course, community media. 
Read more...

Underwriting

KDRT Underwriters GraphicOur listeners appreciate the underwriters that support KDRT and our unique, high-quality, locally grown programming. Underwriting KDRT gives businesses the opportunity to get their message out to an engaged local audience. As our current business supporters can attest, underwriting KDRT is a sound investment. Learn more...

Folk Music Jam Session
08/01/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Car Talk
08/01/2014 - 4:00pm to 08/22/2014 - 4:00pm
Slice
08/01/2014 - 4:00pm to 08/24/2014 - 4:00pm
Best of Seven
08/01/2014 - 4:00pm to 08/31/2014 - 4:00pm
A Gathering of Printmakers
08/01/2014 - 4:00pm to 08/31/2014 - 4:00pm
Screen Prints 1970
08/01/2014 - 4:00pm to 09/12/2014 - 4:00pm
Cold Shot
08/01/2014 - 6:00pm
Wine Tasting
08/01/2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Rememberer
08/01/2014 - 7:00pm
Peter Pan
08/01/2014 - 7:15pm
Clips Beer & Film Tour
08/01/2014 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Davis Shakespeare Festival
08/01/2014 - 8:00pm
The Keri Carr Band
08/01/2014 - 8:30pm