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  • Pride Radio Marathon June 2nd 2023

    Posted by Rob on June 1st, 2023

    Our first ever Pride Radio Marathon happened at 1pm on Friday June 2nd. Thank you to all the wonderful guests from our community for sharing their thoughts and music on air!

    • 1pm – Megan Jessie
    • Awesome queer punk music
    • 2pm – Salem Roby
    • A lot of punk/indie rock/grunge from non-mainstream bands, most with queer themes or queer band members.
    • 2:30- Lake Best
    • Out on the Air Waves, featuring a small yet mighty sample of queer, indie artists from across North America.
    • 3pm – Ryleigh Todd-Moore
    • A mix of talking about the history of two-spirit individuals and their importance within Indigenous culture, but also playing music created by Canadian Indigenous two-spirit peoples.
    • 4pm – Victoria Kohut
    • Shoegaze, dream pop, post-punk, electronica and experimental music anchored by overarching queer themes and perspectives. awesome queer punk
  • 2SLGBTQ* Student Radio Marathon

    Posted by Rob on May 24th, 2023

    We’re super excited to announce the upcoming Student Radio Marathon PRIDE Special happening June 2nd 1-5pm. UW student hosts are still needed, contact us to get involved – [email protected] / 204-786-9782

  • The Last Bluesday

    Posted by Rob on April 25th, 2023

    On Tuesday March 28th CKUW staff and volunteers gathered to pay tribute on-air to Rockin’ Ronnie Lindsay. Ronnie passed away in February, he was CKUW’s longest serving volunteer having been with the station since 1985! The program features LP’s from Ronnie’s extensive record collection and remembrances from friends and colleagues. You can click on the link to download or listen through your web browser.

  • 2023 Radio Camp is coming!

    Posted by Rob on April 19th, 2023

    We are pleased to announce that planning is underway for Radio Camp this summer. Camp offers youth a chance to learn about radio and media, as well as have fun and make friends.

    Youth plan, produce, and broadcast their own radio show. Radio Camp is free and lunch is provided. We accept registrations of youth aged 11-13 with preference given to those in the neighbourhoods around the University of Winnipeg.

    Radio Camp 2023 will take place with two session happening July 10-14 and 17-21. Registration will open soon!

  • Fundrive Celebration & Pick Up

    Posted by Rob on March 29th, 2023

    Our Fundrive Celebration party and Incentive pick up is underway. If you have any questions about the station or your donation please respond to this email or call our office at 204-786-9782.

    Fundrive Wrap Up Celebration – Thursday March 30

    • Goodwill Social Club, 625 Portage Ave.
    • Tickets are $10, doors open at 7pm.
    • Performers include Body of Intrigue Campfire Sigh and Tinge.
    • The Kaptain will be your DJ for the night.

    Incentive Pickup – Friday March 31 – Sunday April 2nd

    We will be at Into The Music, 245 McDermot Ave. Our Fundrive kiosk inside the store will be open the following hours:

    • Fri March 31 & Sat April 1 – 11:30am – 5:30pm
    • Sun April 2nd – 11:30am – 4:30pm

    Limited 11 × 17 prints of the Fundrive art are available for purchase plus free goodies like CKUW magnets and key chains.

    After April 2nd pickup will be only at CKUW by appointment, mail outs will be starting in April. Thank you for your ongoing support of CKUW 95.9 FM!