Programs & Archives – Performing Arts

  • Earth Riot Radio

    Spoken Word, Performing Arts, Comedy, Environmental

    Hosted by Reverend Billy and Savitri D, EARTH RIOT is a comedy-infused, music-filled exploration of humanity’s most urgent issue — the planet’s Sixth Extinction. Made by “Earth-loving urban activists” from The Church of Stop Shopping, this podcast educates, inspires and urges listeners to embrace reality and take action. Featuring “News From the Natural World,” a weekly gathering of climate change’s latest science, and insightful interviews with radical leaders in environmentalism and activism.

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  • Letters: A Radio Play

    Spoken Word, Performing Arts, Storytelling

    Letters is a radio play written by local playwright Brian Langlotz. It’s inspired by real events of World War II, featuring those of the playwright’s family members who served as soldiers in that conflict. Come follow the journey of Paul Bailey, played by Jordan Phillips, a Canadian soldier fighting his way through Italy during World War II, and his wife Betty, portrayed by Elizaveta Katykhina, waiting for him to return, as told through the letters they send each other.

    This special production was recorded and produced at CKUW 95.9FM.

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  • The Meta World Stoopaloop Show

    Electronic/Exploratory, Ambient/Down-Tempo, Spoken Word, Performing Arts, Cultural Exchange, Unexplored Realms

    The Meta World Stoopaloop Show is a two hour spontaneously generated sound art program exploring media, culture and chance. It uses randomness and indeterminacy to create an extended “soundscape” that uncovers hidden threads and connections and casts old culture in a new, more relevant light. Simultaneously contentful and pointless, it takes the 3 Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) and applies them to media content. Sometimes there are interviews.

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