“In the Studio” serves up new episodes

Featured this month on “In the Studio” are Peregrine School; Garden Vision 2012; Egyptian Uprising update; and Food Scrap Composting. 

“In the Studio” is produced at Davis Media Access (DMA), the non-profit community media center serving Yolo County. The program provides local newsmakers and community organizations with easy ways to promote their activities and events. DMA produces four

segments of ITS each month, using the recording sessions as a hands-on learning lab for local residents interested in media production. “In the Studio” airs Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays at 7 p.m. on DCTV, Comcast Channel 15, and on demand at Menu 99 on AT&T's U-verse. Episode schedule available & archived at dctv.davismedia.org. Recent episodes include:

Episode 206:Ron Clement hosts staff from Peregrine School, including Lorie Hammond, Academic Director and co-founder, Elena Whitcombe, Executive Director and co-founder, and Chris Erickson, Marketing Coordinator and elementary teacher. Discussion centers on the opening of the new South Davis campus. Peregrine School is a non-profit private school that strives to integrate the rigorous academics of a classical liberal arts education with child-centered, project-based learning. 


Episode 207:Autumn Labbé-Renaulthosts Don Rudisill, Huei Young and Dr. David T. Kira. Discussion centers on “Garden Vision 2012,” an annual fundraiser that helps provide eye exams and eyeglasses for Yolo County children and older adults in need. For the past two years, Young has opened her spectacular Asian garden to contributors. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go to Medical Vision Technology (MVT) doctors David Kira, MD, and William Wagner, OD, who conduct the exams and provide eyeglasses. This year, guests can arrange a date of their choosing for group tours during the month of April. Ticket information and additional details are available at www.hueisgarden.com, under “Events.” This episode airs through April 1 and will be archived online.

Episode #208: Reprises last spring’s “Egyptian Uprising” show, with updates on political developments and cultural ramifications for Egyptians, including those living in the United States. Dr. Hamza El-Nakhal hosts Cheryl Miles-Menoufy, president of Closing the Gap; Sarah Moussa, Egyptian-American activist; and Yousef Marmosh, engineering consultant. Episode airs April 3, 4 and 8 at 7 p.m. and will be archived online afterwards.

Episode #209:Highlights “Food Scrap Composting in Davis.” Martha Teeter hosts Jennifer Gilbert, Conservation Coordinator for the City of Davis. Learn how and why to compost, and what City resources are available. Episode airs April 10, 11 and 15 at 7 p.m.

Other recent episodes now archived highlight jug band music; Free Range Singers; The Big Read; Davis Bike Coordinator Dave Kemp, and the Domes at UC Davis. For more information, or to book a show segment, please email info@davismedia.orgor visit davismedia.org.