The Mendocino Environmental Center and KMEC Radio are presenting a benefit concert for Doctors Without Borders, the foremost provider of free lifesaving emergency medical care worldwide. They led the medical response to Ebola in West Africa.
The fundraiser will take place from 7-10 pm on Saturday, January 24 at the Saturday Afternoon Clubhouse at 107 South Oak St. in Downtown Ukiah.
Dallas Burrough and the Cherry Keys, singer songwriters of Americana folk, will be performing, along with To Life performing New Age dance music with a message. There will be more by DJ Smokin' Jo Rocha. Bring your dancing shoes for sure. Join the fun while helping Medecins sans Frontieres.
Food and drink will be for sale. A $10 donation is requested, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
This event is dedicated to the work and memory of Judi Bari. For more information, call Bill at 489-6270. Come prepared to share.
The renowned humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders was founded in France in 1971, to provide critical medical aid for people whose lives are threatened by armed conflict, natural disasters, epidemics or malnutrition.
Bill retired to Mendocino County with his family after working in Oakland as a building inspector. Some folks might recognize his voice from KMEC radio, where he is known as DJ MC Squared.
Bill had an awakening years ago. He met a Somali refugee who documented his saga traveling from refugee camps to the United States. One of his photos depicted a man lying in a white tent. His wife explained he had been paralyzed by a bullet six years before and had never been seen by a doctor.
"Seeing those photos gave me a better grip on what it was like to be a refugee," explains Durham. "I decided to redouble my efforts and step it up.”
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Doctors Without Borders fundraiser Saturday, January 24
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Mondays schedule is changing again with Benj Thomas starting a second show. "DJ's Choice" will air from 2-4PM following "All About Money" this Monday December 22nd. Dillon Dobson will be starting a new program just before the new year it will follow "DJ's Choice" at 4 O'clock. We will have more details on that program soon. Tune in at 5PM for "Unlearn and Rewild" a new program created and distributed by Mendo County resident Ayana Young. Interviews with such notables as Matthew Fox and Joanna Macy. "Law and Disorder" will now run at 12:01 AM on Wednesday after the "Melting Pot" with DJ Justice.
Program and Schedule Changes!
What's the best and worst thing that could happen to a Program Director at a radio station? To have so many people who want to participate in creating programming that you have to decide what to do with "syndicated" or "canned" programming. Wonderful because Community Radio is about community participation and interaction. The more live programmers the more the community is represented and diversity prevails. Tough because you then have to decide which of the phenomenal programs you've filled the schedule with either gets dropped or placed somewhere in the schedule that might make it less available to the majority of listeners (like after midnight). We fortunately or unfortunately find ourselves in that place. With the edition of the Evening News and other new programs, either just started or soon to begin, I find myself having to make tough choices. I also find that I've been changing the schedule almost daily to accommodate the new programs. Often changing it again as my "sense" of what best compliments the program before or just afterwards is refined by listening to them in a block. Please feel free to contact me here at the MEC and KMEC to give me your feedback on program changes or to make recommendations. Thanks, Ed Nieves. 707 234-3236
"Sundays at the MEC"
KMEC-LP 105.1 FM is starting it's new Sunday Live Concert series "Sundays at the MEC" on Sunday November 30th from 3-5PM in the "Ballroom" at the MEC. Our first artist will be Ethan Morrison. Visiting from Colorado, Ethan has been compared to Tracy Chapman both for his incredible voice and his searing lyrics. A talented guitar player as well as a vocalist the show is guaranteed to be enjoyable for all. The show is Free. Donations are appreciated and Ethan will have his new CD "Drops of Water" for sale. For more info or to hear a selection from the new album you can go to his website www.ethanmorrison.com. or check him out on Facebook. This series will include an open house every Sunday for the public to attend the Live performances. Additionally we will broadcast the concerts on KMEC-LP 105.1 FM for those who cannot attend in person. We will feature local as well as visiting artists. Musicians interested in performing at the MEC should contact Ed Nieves or Smokin' Joe Rocha at 707 234-3236 to get on the schedule.
"All About Money" w/ John Sakowicz on KMEC Mondays at 1PM
John Sakowicz will be producing his show "All About Money" on KZYX every Monday at 1PM. John's guests come from Wall street, K Street and Main Street. High Finance to High Jinxs he explores it all with his guests. Tune in to stay tuned to the nuances you might otherwise miss by listening to other media outlets.
Candidates Forum Broadcast on KMEC
The Mendocino Environmental Center sponsored a Ukiah City Council Candidates Forum. All eight of the candidates participated in the forum moderated by MEC Board President Peter Good. The forum was broadcast live on KMEC LP 105.1 FM and a small group of voters sat in the "Ball Room" named after co-founders Gary and Betty Ball. The candidates each made a two minute opening statement and then proceeded to answer 15 questions that they had written for each other with a couple more from voters in attendance. You can listen to the podcast here on KMEC Radio. www.kmecradio.org
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Living Well and Dying Well with Margy Henderson will be moving from Wednesdays at 1PM to Mondays at 11am - starts Monday September 22nd.
Join Norman de Vall for the Access Program Tuesday 10/16/2015
Join Norman de Vall and his guest Crispin Hollenshead on Tuesday Oct 16th at 10AM. Crispin Hollenshead is a well know local activist and oceanographer. Join them on KMEC LP 105.1 FM. Listen here
Norman de Vall and the Access Program on KMEC
Norman de Vall will be hosting the Access Program on KMEC every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 10am-11am. As Norm likes to say he addresses the local political news that no one else in the county wants to talk about. The Access program brings county officials and others to the airwaves to discuss the most important issues of the day. Tune in every other week here on KMEC
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