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DJ on KDRTKDRT is your station, and if you have an idea for a show, we want to hear it. Our air staff is made up of volunteers representating a wide range of interests, from local politics to environmental news, from educational programming to independent music...

Civilization Phaze IV

Live Tuesday 2-3pm
Replays Wednesday 11pm-Thursday 12am, Thursday 7:30-8:30am, Sunday 8-9am

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Join your host, Eunah (“oona”), as she harvests the ripest fruits classical music and its offshoots have to offer.  She’ll tell you a bit about their rootsand try to show you how wonderful this music can be for the mind and the soul.  

Unfortunate

Live Tuesday 3-4pm
Replays Thursday 6-7pm

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Featuring a wide variety of recorded music from many different cultures, time periods and genres.  Although the show as a whole would be thematically sporadic, each individual installment (if not revolving around some central topic) would at least have a general flow.  In addition, we hope to include interviews and live performances by local youths who have an interest or talent in any type of music.

Davisville, 2/23/15: Seeking a fast, public broadband network for Davis

Davis Internet imageDavis has commercial, high-speed Internet connections provided by Comcast and AT&T. What would it mean for the town if Davis had a third line, publicly owned, and very, very fast? Several people with deep interest and experience with the Internet are beginning to advance that idea, and on today’s Davisville we talk with two of them: Rob Nickerson, president and part owner of the Davis Internet company Omsoft Technologies, and Doug Walter. Each is part of a new, casual group, Davis Gigabit.

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Jazz After Dark

Live Tuesday 8-9pm
Replays Monday 11pm-Tuesday 12am, Saturday 9-10pm

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20th-century jazz--each show featuring instrumental and vocal jazz, usually presented in historical sequence. Occasionally contemporary, sometimes much older selections, lots from the 1940s to the 1980s. Some big band and swing, lots of cool jazz and West Coast, some fusion, a little bebop. Usually some boogie woogie, blues, bossa nova. Always something by Ella.

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Free Form Music

Replays Monday 12-7:30am, Tuesday 12-7:30am, Wednesday 12-7:30am, Thursday 12-7:30am, Friday 12-7:30am, Saturday 12-7:30am, Sunday 12-7:30am

Na Mele O Hawai'i

Live Wednesday 3-5pm
Replays Tuesday 7:30-8:30am, Sunday 5-7pm

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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.

Making Contact

Replays Tuesday 8:30-9am

"Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. Showcasing voices and perspectives rarely heard in mainstream media, Making Contact focuses on the human realities of politics and the connections between local and global events, emphasizing positive and creative ways to solve problems. 

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Unfortunate

Live Tuesday 3-4pm
Replays Thursday 6-7pm

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Featuring a wide variety of recorded music from many different cultures, time periods and genres.  Although the show as a whole would be thematically sporadic, each individual installment (if not revolving around some central topic) would at least have a general flow.  In addition, we hope to include interviews and live performances by local youths who have an interest or talent in any type of music.

World Reggae

Live Friday 1-2pm
Replays Monday 10-11pm

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DJ Dennis shares his love of Reggae music from around the world!

Vee's Beats

Live Wednesday 2-3pm

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Host Veronica Shanti bringing you an eclectic selection of fresh beats ranging from electronic downtempo,bass, soul, dub and more since 2006.

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. 
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Mixed Race in the Caribbean
03/02/2015 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Mixed Photo Exhibit
03/02/2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pub Quiz
03/02/2015 - 7:00pm
Salsa Tuesday
03/02/2015 - 8:30pm