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"marINSANITY" provides ho! ho! holiday cheer December 14

End the year with laughter! Be in the Zoom Room when “marINSANITY,” Marin TV’s crazy funny comedy show, tapes another episode on Monday, December 14 at 7 PM. Laughter guaranteed as some of the Bay Area’s best and brightest stand-up talent help you warm your cockles on a chilly winter night -- and send this crazy challenging COVID-19 year out the door!

R.S.V.P. by emailing jill@marintv.org. For more info, call (415) 721-0636.

Hooked on Marin - Trains: Past, Present & Future

UPDATE: This video is available to Watch Now

Join host Terry McGovern as this Hooked on Marin speaker event explores the county's railroading past. Marin historian Richard Torney takes a trip down memory 'track.' Then find out about the latest developments of the SMART system and what the future holds down the line.

Trains in Marin: Past and Future
7pm, Wednesday, Dec 4
Corte Madera Community Center

The Hooked on Marin speaker series is a community-based partnership comprised of Marin county public service agencies and educational districts collaborating to foster social, educational, and cultural enrichment opportunities in Marin. Video coverage is provided by the Drake High School Communications Academy in a partnership between CMCM and the Intel Computer Clubhouse. CMCM trained four separate multi-camera production teams to cover each of the talks.

http://www.hookedonmarin.com/

"Ask the Experts" - Create Instant Art On Your Smartphone TONIGHT, October 8

The Community Media Center of Marin’s popular series of master classes goes virtual via Zoom with compelling media-related topics presented by experts in their field.

On Thursday, October 8 (6:30 – 8:30 PM), the power to create and collaborate online can be in the palm of your hands. In this master class, you'll connect the dots between technology and great Surrealist ideas. Painter, sculptor, installation artist, photographer, and filmmaker David Normal will show you how to tap into your playful inner abstract artist and easily produce instant art on your smartphone or tablet for free.

CMCM’s virtual "Ask the Experts" presentations are free for CMCM members. $25 non-member fee includes one-year membership to CMCM plus free admittance to all “Ask the Experts” presentations in this series.

Register at www.cmcm.tv/asktheexperts. For more information, contact jill@marintv.org or call (415) 721-0636.

If you are a CMCM Non-Member you can pay $25 here for the entire series and receive a free CMCM Membership.

"marINSANITY" returns via Zoom Monday, August 17

"marINSANITY," Marin TV's crazy funny stand-up comedy show, returns Monday, August 17. Want a few laughs? Who doesn’t these days? Join the fun via Zoom at 7 PM for some laughs, compliments of the Bay Area's best and brightest comedians. Sign up to get your Zoom "invitation link" before 6 PM on Monday by emailing jill@marintv.org. We hope to see you in our virtual audience!

Ask the Experts: Journey of the Independent Author TONIGHT April 29

Thinking about self-publishing your memoir? In "Journey of the Independent Author," memoir author Wendy Menara will explain, in practical detail, the creative and business processes she experienced launching her first book. She will also share the steps she took to land a spot on Kirkus Reviews Best Indie Books 2020.

This "Ask the Experts" master class will be presented Thursday, April 29 (7:00 – 8:30 PM) via Zoom.

"Ask the Experts" are free to CMCM members. Non-member registration of $25 includes a year-long membership to CMCM and admittance to all "Ask the Experts" presentations in this series. Register at www.cmcm.tv/asktheexperts.

CMCM Producers Honored by Marin County Fair

CMCM members Kathleen Nemetz and Jon Pearlstone were awarded an Honorable Mention at the 2017 Marin County Fair for a video they co-produced for Marin TV. "Ride Baby Ride" is about kids who "rope and lope" as they learn equestrian skills at the Novato Horsemen's Club. The 60-year-old non-profit organization serves the horse community of the greater Bay Area with a variety of worthwhile programs. Congratulations, Kathleen and Jon!

WATCH:
Ride Baby Ride, Higher Resolution Version from Kathleen Nemetz on Vimeo.

Spring into "marINSANITY" TONIGHT Monday, March 8

Be a member of the virtual Marin TV studio audience when Marin TV’s crazy funny comedy show records another episode – via Zoom – featuring some of the Bay Area’s best and brightest stand-up comedians. To get a link to the fun, email jill@marintv.org.

Soleil Dakota

How long have you been a member of CMCM?.

2 years

The Title of Your Marin TV Series:.

Musical Medicine with Soleil Dakota

In a nutshell, describe your CMCM series:.

Each show I perform an original song and interview a special guest.
I choose a song related to the topic of my guest interview. The show
is inspiring, educational and entertaining.

Where were you born? .

I was born and raised in South Dakota

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

My profession is songwriting. I have a catalogue of songs I co-wrote with Grammy Award-winning producer Narada Michael Walden. Artists I’ve written for include Diana Ross, Al Jarreau, Ray Charles, and others.

What inspired you to produce your own TV series?

I became a member of CMCM because one of my mentors planted a seed. He said, “Soleil, go to your local public TV station and sing to people and your life will change.”

What is your favorite part of TV production?

The actual live taping is the most fun.

What is your least favorite part?

"A Day With The Stars: Celebrating Enlighten" Virtual Photo Gallery

This virtual photo exhibit documents a day with the "stars" -- teen girls introduced to the arts, opportunities, mentors, and more through the Performing Stars of Marin "Enlighten Program -- Young Women Exploring Their Futures."

Performing Stars of Marin just celebrated its 30th anniversary, connecting girls who live in low-income areas with inspiring professional women. Under the leadership of founder-director Felecia Gaston, more than 3,000 girls have been served by the non-profit program.

This virtual photo exhibit was created for Marin Television and will be viewable through February 28, 2021.

Music "Jogral" is courtesy by Jose Neto and Filo Machado. Photographs and editing are by Barbara McVeigh and Maia Miglio.

View "A Day With the Stars: Celebrating Enlighten" here: https://vimeo.com/493546153

CodeFest - Code for Marin

Join us for a brand new CodeFest series!

UPCOMING:

Thursday, February 5th 6-8pm
San Rafael Public Library - RSVP

COMPLETED:

Thursday, January 8th 6-8pm
San Rafael Public Library - RSVP

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