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  • Stylus Magazine Online

    Posted by Rob on October 19th, 2017

    We’ve re-launched the Stylus website –

    Bookmark us for original content and articles from the latest issue of Stylus. Since 1989 Stylus has served as CKUW’s print program guide and covers music outside the mainstream. Stylus is published six times a year and distributed across Winnipeg.

  • Dusk for send+receive v. 19

    Posted by Victoria on October 6th, 2017

    As part of send+receive v. 19, CKUW 95.9 FM is excited to air Dusk, an original 7-minute composition from artist Annea Lockwood. The piece will air every day of the festival, October 12 to 15, at 7 PM.

    Dusk incorporates the low frequency sounds generated by seafloor ‘black smoker’ hydrothermal vents, transposed bat calls, and renowned American percussionist William Winant on tam tam.

    Read more about this year’s send + receive programming here.

    Tune in!

  • Culture Days 2017

    Posted by Rob on October 2nd, 2017

    This past Friday, September 29th as part of the national Culture Days celebration CKUW preempted regular programming and invited listeners to host half hour DJ sets between 5-9pm. With a little technical assistance from the staff, these DIY DJs shared some of their favourite selections with listeners.

    Coyote & Chipmunk
    The Sean Show
    Nana & Marvel
    The Time Travellers

    Thanks for having so much fun!

  • Sign up to be a DIY DJ!

    Posted by Victoria on September 5th, 2017

    The sign up for our Culture Days event ‘DIY DJ’ is now active! Don’t wait – sign up for your slot today!
    To register click —> I want to be a DIY DJ

    DIY DJ kicks off our ‘Pass The Mic’ celebration, a full week of participatory radio. For ‘Pass The Mic’ CKUW hosts invite community members on-air to share their music ideas in a casual, conversational manner.

    Pass The Mic runs from September 29th – October 6th, join in as we pass the mic… to you!

  • Final Airing of The Invention and Conclusion of the Eye airs this Sunday!

    Posted by Victoria on August 30th, 2017

    The final airing of The Invention and Conclusion of the Eye airs this Sunday from 11 – 11:40 AM!

    As part of Plug In ICA’s STAGES: Drawing the Curtain, a series of temporary public sculptures & performances, The Invention and Conclusion of the Eye is an original audio drama from Toril Johannessen. The Invention is a multi-channel piece which takes a sci-fi look at the future of human vision. The story is told through a single protagonist who depicts visions as a historical construct further developed through technology, and posits a future where the way we see becomes closer to the original definition of vision as describing the formation of mental images. Learn more here.

    The work can be experienced live daily from 12-6 (plays on the hour every hour) at the Hudson’s Bay Building, 4th floor. 450 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB.

    Photo: Toril Johannessen, The Invention and Conclusion of the Eye, installation view