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  • Fresh programs on Monday afternoon!

    Posted by Sam on September 17th, 2019

    Summer’s over, and everybody seems to be getting back into the grind. It’s no different for our volunteers – we haven’t welcomed new programming onto the schedule for a little bit, but all that is changing this month!

    The Monday block from 1 to 2pm has been taken over by two new locally-produced programs: Movers and Makers with Zanna Joyce airs at 1, where she dives deep into the minds of Winnipeg’s finest craftspeople, artists, writers, and more. At 1:30, Tammy Wolfe takes over with Truth Before Reconciliation, wherein a variety of guests offer critical perspectives on education, public policy, community work, and how they all tie into the idea of reconciliation.

    Please keep us in mind on Monday afternoon for back-to-back half-hours of fresh, engaging local radio!

    We’d also like to acknowledge Victoria of the Right Cranky Morning Show, as well as Jason of The Moshpit for their countless hours of grade-A work as both of their shows recently have come to and end.

  • Sign Up For DIY-DJ 2019

    Posted by Rob on August 7th, 2019

    Be a Do it Yourself – DJ for Culture Days 2019. The sign up is now active!

    On September 27, we’re inviting the listening public to create ‘DIY’ radio. Sign up with a friend, or on your own, and create a radio show with the technical assistance of our trained volunteers. Bring in your favourite music, recordings that are meaningful to you, and take over the airwaves!

    Sign up HERE!

  • Winnipeg Fringe Coverage

    Posted by Rob on July 12th, 2019

    Tune in for Fringe Fest coverage from fringe fan Kelly Hughes! Kelly will be talking to performers and fringe goers highlighting what you can catch at this years festival.

    Air times:

    • 7/16 – 10-10:30pm
    • 7/18 – 10-11am
    • 7/23 – 2-3pm
    • 7/25 – 10-11am

    The festival runs July 17-28th, fest details at GET OUT HERE!

  • Introducing the Summer Festival Preview Series!

    Posted by Sam on June 13th, 2019

    It’s June! Oh my gosh, it’s mid-June. Summer’s almost over.

    Lucky for us, Manitobans know how to make the best of the middle months of the calendar. We are ever so fortunate to be bombarded with festivals this summer, from music to movies and more. There is so much to look forward to, that we’ve decided to invite festival organizers to share the hype. On Fridays at 3pm starting this week, check out our new Summer Festival Preview Series!

    The Winnipeg International Jazz Festival, the Gimli Film Festival, Rainbow Trout Music Festival, Real Love Fest, SOS Fest, the Fringe Festival, and more are on tap to let you in on every little thing you need to know in order to enjoy the summer. Whether it’s unheralded bands to check out, local food vendors to stop in on, or family activities to consider – the Summer Festival Preview Series is there for you.

    Victoria, who you of course know from The Right Cranky Morning Show will be in studio this week to tell us all about the Winnipeg International Jazz Festival. Once again – Fridays at 3pm is the time to tune in. And don’t forget your sunscreen.

  • Volunteers Honoured

    Posted by Rob on May 22nd, 2019

    Volunteers, staff & listeners gathered on May 18th to honour the best volunteers and programming at CKUW. Be sure to check out these programs & add them to your listening schedule.

    People’s Choice


    A special honour this year was recognizing the people who have been contributing since our FM launch in April 1999. These individuals have spent hundreds of hours behind the mic sharing music and opinion with the community. Their dedication to the art of broadcasting represents the best of CKUW and the community spirit that keeps our station vital and engaging!