In The Studio - Mellon Music Fest Returns

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Tim Gaffaney hosts Eunghee Cho, founder and artistic director of the Mellon Music Festival. They discussed the reason he founded the festival, his desire to make classical music more accessible, his musical journey and opportunities as a youth in this area to becoming a professional musician. They talked about this year's festival, the concerts and venues and how they were able to offer the festival again this year, adopting flexibility into the programming due to the pandemic. 

In The Studio - Pandemic Q & A with Dr. Aimee Sisson

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Autumn Labbe-Renault interviews Dr. Aimee Sisson, Public Health Officer for Yolo County. Fielding questions from the award-winning COVID-19 Community Response Facebook group, Autumn checks in with Dr. Sisson on subjects ranging from Test to Treat centers, what is considered "medically appropriate," and why we're seeing another nationwide surge in Covid cases. #covid19 #pandemic #publichealth #yolocounty #communitymedia

For more information: yolocounty.org  Then click on mask icon COVID-19 INFO in the middle of the home page

In The Studio - Davis Music Festival 2022

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Tim Gaffaney hosts Kyle Monhollen, Co-founder of the Davis Live Music Collective. They discussed the upcoming Davis Music Festival June 17-19, how bands are chosen, mentioned some of the new and returning bands and the wide range of genres. They also covered how they schedule the stages, where one can purchase tickets, proceeds going to the Davis Schools Arts Foundation and why they are the recipients, the youth band competition, how to get involved and volunteer during the event, and the Covid policy.

For more info: davismusicfest.com

In The Studio - What is Hattie Weber

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Madeline Hamaguchi hosts Merrily DuPree, Co-director of the Hattie Weber Museum. They discussed who Hattie Weber was, the history of how and why a museum was created in her honor, an overview of the permanent exhibits, and an in depth discussion of the current exhibit focusing on 3 Japanese American students from Davis, CA. that were affected by the Executive Order to intern everyone of Japanese descent living in specific areas of Washington, Oregon, and California.

Recorded 5/5/2022

In The Studio - Back on stage with Davis Shakes

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Host Tim Gaffaney talks with Madeline Hamaguchi and Pablo Lopez, members of the Davis Shakespeare Festival. They discussed the structural and cultural changes that have occurred within the company during the 2 years of the pandemic. They talked about how Black Lives Matter affected the theater community, their shift to an inclusive and equitable process, the programs that have evolved from that process including the digital internship program and the Vacancy Arts Collective.

In The Studio - Tree Davis turns 30

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Host Jeff Shaw interviews Erin Donley Marineau Executive Director of Tree Davis. They discussed the history and mission of this non-profit as well as how its founding solved a problem in Davis. They talked about current programs including the community canopy, urban forestry management, memorial grove garden tribute trees and their newest project climate ready landscape. Tree Davis will be celebrating their 30 year anniversary April 30th with a party that includes a bike tree tour, reading of the arbor day proclamation, photographs to view and cake for all.

In The Studio - Davis Chorale: Inspire and Connect

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Tim Gaffaney hosts Alison Skinner, Artistic Director of the Davis Chorale. They discussed the history of the chorale, personal highlights, collaborative concerts as well as stand alone concerts, how to audition, how they navigated through the pandemic, fundraisers throughout the year and what donations support.


Recorded 3/17/22

In The Studio - State of Arts

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Tim Gaffaney hosts Rachel Hartsough who is the City of Davis Arts & Culture Manager. They discussed the mission of the office, showed images of projects they have done and are working on, using art to promote social action, sustainability and environmental stewardship and how covid affected the arts landscape.


Recorded 2/17/22

In the Studio - On-Demand Barbers

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Jeff Shaw hosts Kyle Parker who is the founder and CEO of ClipDart. He spoke about why ClipDart was started and their mission to improve mental wellness through selfless, mobile hairstylists and barbers. Kyle discussed the launch of their iOS ClipDart app, and the android version coming soon. The app was build by barbers for barbers with trust and safety in mind, and he gave details about how the app works.


Recorded 1/28/22