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Here is a great sidebar article from Marin Magazine's April issue. Be sure to pick up a copy and share with your friends.

Check out the online version in the meantime.

IJ Forums Episode 3

Homelessness in San Rafael

The hot button topic of homelessness in San Rafael will be explored in the next IJ Forums. Host Dick Spotswood interviews San Rafael Chief of Police Diana Bishop, then gets the perspectives of Hugo Landecker, a community activist, and Christine Paquette, Director of St. Vincent de Paul in the next episode to air on Monday, March 14 at 7:30 PM.

In the meantime, watch previous episodes on our YouTube channel:

Laugh it off!

This Friday, February 26 at 11 PM on the Community Channel 26 watch the latest episodes of MarINSANITY, hosted by stand-up comedian Sam Meeker.

The comedians included in these episodes (in order of appearance): Liz Stone, Chad Opitz, Nicole Calasich, Matt Curry, Kelly Anneken, and Priya Prasad.

IJ Forums Ep. 2: Ross Valley flood control

Watch the latest episode of IJ Forums, this time, focused on Ross Valley flood control.

5:30 Saturday, February 13
7:30 Monday, February 22
5:30 Saturday, February 27

On Marin TV - Channel 26 on Comcast and Channel 99 on U-verse.

CMCM Screening: Cuba, Libre

An informative and insightful documentary about Cuba's past and present will be screened at CMCM on Saturday, February 13.

Members are invited to arrive at 6:30 PM to mix and mingle prior to the 7 PM presentation of "Cuba, Libre," produced by member Dick Jordan, a prolific travel writer and blogger.

WEAR & TEAR: living woman

The transformation of a woman's body and the struggle to adapt to the early stages of motherhood: a performance art piece featuring poetry and biology, fact and fantasy, dance and drama.

Two renditions, at 6:30pm and 8:00pm. In addition to the performance, the body of artwork WEAR & TEAR: living woman will be on view at the throughout the evening, and until the end of March. Gallery hours: tu/th 2-9pm; fri/sat 11-6pm

January's Producer Spotlight

Your name:

S. Kramer Herzog

How long have you been a member of CMCM?

3 years

The Title of Your Marin TV Series:

The Best of Investing

In a nutshell, describe your CMCM series:

A radio show (910 am) about investing that is also being taped for a TV show.

Where were you born? San Rafael, CA

Where were you raised? San Rafael, CA

If you attended college ... What was the name of the school?

Heald College

What was your major?


What is/was your occupation? How long have you been in this profession?

Video Producer 15 years

What inspired you to produce your own TV series?

To stay in the loop with CMCM.

What is your favorite part of TV production?


What is your least favorite part?


What advice would you give a new CMCM member who wants to produce a Marin TV series?

Take all the classes to see what you love & can do best.

What was your favorite TV show growing up?

The Fugitive (TV Series 1963–1967)

What is your favorite TV show now?

Any and all documentaries.

IJ Forums Episode 1

CMCM is collaborating with the Marin Independent Journal on a new Public Affairs Program hosted by the paper's political writer, Dick Spotswood. The first edition of "IJ Forums" will address the issue of opening more trails to mountain bike access. Guests taking opposing views on this hot topic are Linda Novy (FootPeople) and Vernon Huffman (Access4Bikes).

Watch it on Channel 26 Comcast and Channel 99 AT&T
Sat. Jan. 16 - 5:30 p.m.
Mon. Jan. 25 - 7:30 p.m.
Sat. Jan. 30 - 5:30 p.m.

CMCM Donations 2015

Community Media Center of Marin has had a great year! (now we can use

your help)  

On the Education Channel you cannot help be amazed at the diverse

programming.  Channel 26 is bustling with creative shows from our members.

CMCM classes and workshops are busy with newly engaged folks wanting to

volunteer or create new programs.  

We have expanded our Government Channel’s reach greatly and we now

provide coverage from 11 Cities and County Agencies. Our expanding service

now covers Marin Clean Energy meetings, Board of Supervisors, Planning

Commissions and more.

I am proud to say that CMCM makes life in Marin better for anyone who

values creative, independent TV - and we are taking it to even greater heights

in the year ahead.

We have a great year-end fundraiser that gives you the opportunity to double

your donation! Please make a donation to CMCM before the end of the year

and the Board pledges to match your gift. Board Members have agreed to

match a  total of $5000  in end of the year gifts.  

The Board believes in the CMCM mission and is looking forward to matching

MarINSANITY Comedy Programs

Thanks to the success of the MarINSANITY pilot, which was shot and aired at the end of October, two new shows were produced by CMCM staff in early December.

Griffin Daley and Bob Lieberman, who generated lots of laughs in the series debut, each headlined one of the new episodes.

Stand-up comedians appearing with Daley are Danny Dechi and Bridget Schwartz. Lieberman was joined by Priya Prasad and Nicole Calasich.

Catch some laughs by watching these programs this Friday, December 18th on the Community Channel 26 at 11PM and 11:30PM!