KAZU Media Sponsorship Page

KAZU is proud to provide in-kind on-air support for events happening in our broadcast region. We sponsor a variety of arts, culture and civic events that reflect the mission of KAZU's programming and provide enjoyment, service and outreach to our audience.

KAZU’s Media Sponsorship program strives to provide a voice for diverse, thought-provoking ideas, people and experiences within our community. By providing in-kind media sponsorship to local organizations and events, KAZU exposes listeners to a variety of cultural, artistic and community experiences throughout the Monterey Bay Area that entertain, promote discourse and increase participation in our community. 


How To Apply

Please contact KAZU to request a media sponsorship by calling 831-582-5298 or emailing Mik Benedek at mbenedek@kazu.org.

UPCOMING EVENTS LISTED BELOW   (View past Sponsored Events: click here)

Grand Opening, July 14th 1-4 pm

KAZU is proud to help support the Grand Opening of Storr's new winery facility at their estate vineyard, in the Pleasant Valley district of Corralitos. The celebration invites local farms & chefs and pairs their artistic efforts with Storr's wines. Dine while learning from talented chefs and winemakers, and stroll the new picnic grounds overlooking their organically-farmed Pinot Noir Vineyard.  Local innovators in agriculture, art and food will speak in the new barrel cellar.  Proceeds benefit the Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust.  Tickets at storrswine.com

Meet The  Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs, or AWE –  Downtown Santa Cruz business owners and managers. Inspired by author, Grace Bonney and her book, “Good Company,  The Community Issue” – AWE Santa Cruz is dedicated to effecting positive change downtown and throughout the community.   Meet members of  AWE Santa Cruz at their kick off party and mixer -  Wednesday July 25th at Assembly Restaurant – and take part in their Passport Challenge with opportunities to win prizes from some of Santa Cruz’s local women-owned restauranteurs, retailers, breweries and organizations.  Pick up a passport at Bookshop Santa Cruz or any participating AWE member for rules.  More information at downtownsantacruz.com/awe

Santa Cruz Shakespeare presents Romeo and Juliet, a tragedy written by William Shakespeare about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. Among Shakespeare's most popular plays, Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s version is directed by Laura Gordon.  Opening July 24th, and running through August 1st, all performances take place outdoors in the picturesque Grove at De Laveaga Park in Santa Cruz.  Find SCS’s 2018 Season Calendar and tickets at santacruzshakespeare.org

Love's Labour's Lost is one of William Shakespeare's early comedies. It follows the King of Navarre and his three companions as they attempt to swear off the company of women for three years of study and fasting. Their subsequent infatuation with the Princess of France and her ladies makes them forsworn. Now in their 5th Season, Santa Cruz Shakespeare will be presenting Love’s Labor Lost under the direction of Paul Mullins. Performances begin July 10th and continue through September 2nd.

Celebrating their 5th season, Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s season includes “Love’s Labor Lost”, and the iconic love story of “Romeo & Juliet” along with David Ives’ wickedly smart comedy, “Venus in Fur”. All performances take place in the Picturesque Grove at De Laveaga Park in Santa Cruz. Season opens July 10th and runs through early September. Performance schedule and tickets available at santacruzshakespeare.org