Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Call for Stories spotlighted on new radio show focused on the "Arts Around Amador"

A new radio program has hit the local airwaves.  Called Arts Around Amador the first 30-minute episode premiered December 2 and will continue every Saturday at 9:00 am on KVGC Hometown Radio. Featuring Amador County students and artisans, this show is chocked full of newsy information about local students, organizations, artists, and cultural highlights throughout Amador County.

In a rural community where transportation often limits access to the arts, Arts Around Amador offers a lively and entertaining way to connect with and highlight the arts and artisans of Amador County culture and heritage. From watercolor to welding, no art form is off limits! This show is a great way to celebrate the vibrant culture and creative economy of the Mother Lode.

The public is asked to give on-going input so that this show is lively, timely and informative.  Tidbits about arts in the schools, artists in the visual, performing and literary fields, about organizations presenting events, a favorite or little known “art-i-fact” – these are the kinds of items AmadorArts would like to share on the air.  Contact AmadorArts to schedule an interview or provide information for the weekly Arts Around Amador Calendar featuring upcoming events.  Call 209-267-9038 or email

From your car or home or streaming, you can start listening every Saturday at 9:00 am on KVGC Hometown Radio, 1340AM, 96.5FM.  Make it an artful habit to kick off your weekend.
Arts Around Amador is made possible in thanks to the donation of KVGC Hometown Radio and the Guidi Family. The show is a production of AmadorArts and the Amador Alliance for Arts Education with funding from generous donors, members, and from the California Arts Council. AmadorArts is a non-profit organization, established in 1982, that actively promotes ALL the arts so that the region’s students, communities, and visitors thrive in a positive cultural environment.

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