Tune into KGUA’s Cartwheel on the Sky at 7pm on on Saturday, February 3 when host Blake More speaks with members of the Mendocino County Poet Laureate Selection committee Michael Riedell, Kirk Lumpkin and Larry Felson. They’ll be talking about the important role poetry plays in Mendocino County, the budding Poet Laureate program…

Tune into KZYX&Z’s Be More Now program at 7pm on Thursday, February 1 when host Blake More speaks with members of the Mendocino County Poet Laureate Selection committee Michael Riedell, Kirk Lumpkin and Larry Felson. They’ll be talking about the important role poetry plays in Mendocino County, the budding Poet Laureate program…

California Poets in the Schools, Mendocino County Office of Education and the Arts Council of Mendocino County announce the 2024 Youth Poet Laureate,Mendocino High School Junior Frej Barty. Frej is ready to start his term as Mendocino County’s second ever Youth Poet Laureate. Frej is an aspiring filmaker, cinematographer, and general multi-hyphenate…

Tune into KZYX&Z’s Be More Now program at 7pm on Thursday, January 4 when host Blake More pays tribute to two of Mendocino county’s most beloved women poets: Ruth Weiss and Janet DeBar. Although they are no longer with us, their voices and wit live on and their words will forever inspire. Segments of this show were originally produced…

Tune into KZYX&Z’s Be More Now program at 7pm on Thursday, December 7 when host Blake More continues her pursuit of the holiday season with a show all about the upcoming Winter Solstice. Segments of this show were originally produced for Women’s Voices in December 2013…

Tune into KZYX&Z’s Be More Now program at 7pm on Thursday, November 2 when host Blake More is prepping for the upcoming holiday season with a show all about food, attitude and gratitude – and leftovers. The show originally aired in November of 2014…

Tune into KZYX&Z’s Be More Now program at 7pm on Thursday, October 5 when host Blake More interviews Object Heavy’s front man, singer Richard Love. They will be discussing his music, the band Object Heavy and their upcoming tour. The show will also feature Object Heavy’s upcoming LP “Love & Gravity”…

Tune into KGUA’s Cartwheel on the Sky at 7pm on on Saturday, Sept 2 when host Blake More interviews “heartcore emcee” Radio Active, a multi-faceted hip-hop visionary for all ages. They will be discussing his commitment to create positive change through expression and art, including his musical legacy, his work with youth…

Tune into KZYX&Z’s Be More Now program at 7pm on Thursday, August 3 when host Blake More interviews “heartcore emcee” Radio Active, a multi-faceted hip-hop visionary for all ages. They will be discussing his commitment to create positive change through expression and art, including his musical legacy…

Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering free educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition for high school students across the country. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life…

Mendocino Poets in the Schools and the Arts Council of Mendocino County seek applications for the position of Mendocino County Youth Poet Laureate, 2023-24. The person selected will strive to advance awareness of and appreciation for literary arts and humanities within Mendocino county…

Our outgoing Mendocino County Youth Poet Laureate Sidney Regelbrugge has released her first collection of poetry: Questions Asked in the Midst of Midnight. Entering senior at Point Arena High School, Sidney has plans to continue writing and plans to help mentor the new poet laureate when they are chosen in November 2023…Stay tuned for her book reading announcements and more…

Tune into KGUA’s Cartwheel on the Sky at 7pm on Saturday August 5 when host Blake More will interview Sonoma County author and poet Steve Trenam. They will be discussing Trenam’s life as professor, his literary leadership and his latest book, as this fine poet weaves his quirky, intelligent poetry…

Tune into KZYX&Z’s Be More Now program at 7pm on Thursday, August 3 when host Blake More will interview Sonoma County poet Steve Trenam. They will be discussing Trenam’s life as professor, his literary leadership and his latest book, as this fine poet weaves his quirky, intelligent…