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  • Making Radio Love to Ivan Hrvatska

    Posted by Rob on November 17th, 2006

    With the last minute cancellation of a new volunteer’s stepping stones show we had an extra hour to fill. Fortunately our good friend and Croatian sensation Ivan Hrvatska spoke to us from his cousin’s place in Vancouver. Ivan’s been busy promoting his latest song “Making Love to Grey Cup,“working in the studio with his party friends the Pavic Brothers, dancing and starting parties across North America. The interview is currently up for your listening pleasure, just go to the program schedule and download the November 17 stepping stones. You can also browse Ivan’s website at

  • Welcome to our Blog

    Posted by Rob on November 17th, 2006


    Welcome to the official CKUW blog. A place that will house the lame, the cool, the weird, the scary. A place where underground culture can thrive and make babies. Here’s hoping. If you’re a programmer or listener of CKUW and you want me to post your story, opinion, picture, recipe, weblinks, ect. Do not hesitate to email me at [email protected] As a gesture of goodwill for you the people of the world I had plans to say hello in 800 different languages. But I got lazy. So here’s the webpage.

  • Dreamweapon Special, Nov 16—Midnight

    Posted by Rob on November 16th, 2006

    Ted Turner does his first Dreamweapon since his Syd Barrett tribute show in
    June this Thursday Night at Midnight on CKUW 95.9 FM, Turner promises “a

    Dreamweapon program description
    Dreamweapon archives

  • This week on 9 Villages

    Posted by Rob on November 13th, 2006

    “On thursday a 2pm central, 9 villages will air the original versions of Arch Oblers radio dramas Suffer Little Children (Katherine Hepburn) and Johnny Got His Gun (James Cagney). Despite the fact that these broadcasts are over 70 years old, they could have been written yesterday and by no means does their age in any way diminish their emotional impact. We GAY-RUN-TEE the most depressing hour of radio drama ever! Even worse that the average trainwreck that is 9 villages!”

    Nine Villages program description
    Nine Villages archive

  • Coming soon on ‘Shades of Classics’

    Posted by Rob on November 6th, 2006

    November 12 – Soprano Heather Pauls of the local choral ensemble Camerata Nova. Heather will be talking about the upcoming Camerata Nova concert on November 25, as well as their Christmas CD which is being released on November 17.

    November 19 – Soprano Nikki Einfeld, who will be performing in the Manitoba Opera production of Die Fledermaus on November 25, 28, and December 1.