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  • Community Radio across Canada

    Posted by Rob on January 10th, 2017

    Community radio is a great way to find out what’s happening in other cities. CKWU is a proud member of the NCRA, a Canadian network of campus and community stations. You can listen online or tune in while travelling, however you connect you’ll hear amazing music and stories from volunteers.

    NCRA – ncra.ca
    !earshot – National Music Chart

  • Happy Holidays

    Posted by Rob on December 22nd, 2016

    The volunteers and staff of CKUW wish you a happy and restful holiday season along with the very best in 2017!

    Our eclectic Christmas Music collection has been brought out for volunteers to use. Check the list, we have many classics along side some great non-traditional albums. Call our on-air line at 204-774-6877 to make a request! CKUW Christmas Collection

    We will be broadcasting live through most of the holidays but the University of Winnipeg is closed from December 23 to January 2nd. If you have won a prize we will hold onto it for you to pick up in the new year.

  • 300 Episodes of the Electric Chair

    Posted by Victoria on December 9th, 2016

    This Saturday December 10, the Electric Chair celebrates a true milestone: 300 episodes on the airwaves! Tune in, or give Nicole a call to share congratulations.
    For over a decade, the Electric Chair has delivered an eclectic musical journey from Sinatra to ska and all points in between. Airing 11 AM – 1 PM tomorrow, don’t miss out on the fun!

  • New Programming on CKUW!

    Posted by Victoria on December 1st, 2016

    Here are some new and upcoming shows on the airwaves!

    Accessibility Matters – Your host BBS walks you through 30 minutes of talk about accessibility issues. 11 – 11:30 AM every Thursday.

    Deprogrammed – Deprogrammed takes you beyond the headlines in this hour-long special series of media analysis. Tuesdays on People of Interest, 8 – 9 AM.

    Lush Hour Traffic – Special guests talking about favourite-est albums! Learn about new music, old music, to the left, to the right. Spin your record round the outside round the outside. A lush soundtrack, especially for you as afternoon turns to evening and the gridlock eases just for a moment, sun shining through dusty windshields. Tuesdays from 4-5 PM

    Brain Drainer Radio – All kindsa punk from all kindsa places and all kindsa times. Tune in and drain your brain 10:30 PM to midnight every Friday night.

    Standing Rock – This 6-part series documents stories of the water protectors opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. Hosted by Mike Tod, and produced by CJSW 90.9 FM in Calgary, AB. Airing Sundays from 11 – 11:30 AM

    Rendez-vous de la Francophonie – Rendez-vous de la Francophonie is an annual celebration of Canada’s membership in the Francophonie and promotes the French language and its numerous cultural expressions. To celebrate RVF for 2016-2017, nearly 50 campus and community stations across Canada will produce 28 minutes of audio shows and broadcast weekly documentaries October 2016 to October 2017. Sundays from 4 – 4:30 PM

    J.R’s Gone Country – J.R.’s going country, and he’s taking you with him! B-sides and new country too. Thursdays 4-5 PM, beginning December 8.

    L Target – Profiling music from video games, and keeping you informed about the world of independent games and gaming. Beginning December 29, and continuing every Thursday from 10 – 11 AM.

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