Programs & Archives – Spoken Word

  • 11 at 10

    Spoken Word, Sports

    Winnipeg’s only live local radio show dedicated exclusively to proper football!

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  • Accessibility Matters

    Spoken Word

    Join your host BBS for a 30 minute discussion of accessibility issues in and around our community, including technology reviews.

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  • Alternative Radio

    Spoken Word, Public Affairs

    Alternative Radio is a weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the U.S., Canada, Europe, South Africa, Australia, and on short-wave on Radio for Peace International. AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in other media.

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  • Amateur Hour

    Electronic/Exploratory, Pop/Rock, Roots, Nostalgia, Spoken Word, Cultural Exchange, Variety, Poetry, Storytelling, Unexplored Realms

    Where bad is good and worse is better. Amateur Hour features the best of the worst. Artists and bands that never got their fair share of airtime for how seemingly weird, aweful or cheesy they are will finally get their due. Tune in every week to outsider artists, celeb singers, and novelty bands square off in a battle for amateur supremacy.

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  • Behind the Curtain

    Spoken Word, Performing Arts

    Winnipeg is a vibrant city filled with a vast number of phenomenal performing artists. Behind the Curtain aims to bring a voice to these talented individuals and provide a glimpse to the behind the scenes workings of the world of the performing arts. Every week your host Ryan Wall interviews artists from a variety of disciplines. Including musicians,clowns, jugglers, magicians, and much more. This 30 minute spoken word program intends to inspire future performers and help develop Winnipeg’s performing arts community!

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  • Bikini Drive-In

    Spoken Word, Cultural Exchange, Film

    Bikini Drive-In’s mission is to analyze horror and science fiction films through an intersectional feminist lens, while combining elements screen and media studies, arts criticism, and women and gender studies. Olivia and Jill’s knowledge and experience will hopefully provide listeners with access points to feminist theory, art history, and film critique while using horror and science fiction genres as a site of discourse.

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  • Cafecito Latinoamericano

    Spoken Word, Cultural Exchange, World, Latin

    This program features music of different Latin-American countries, and is a combination of music and spoken word. About half of the spoken word is in Spanish, with English translation. The objectives of the program are: a) to attract members of the Latin American community in Winnipeg; b) to encourage non-Spanish speakers to learn some Spanish; c) to share part of the Latin American cultures through music, news, and
    commentary.

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  • CheezePleeze

    Spoken Word, Comedy, Variety

    Since 2002 Internet radio fans around the world have been tuning in with delight and disgust to Cheeze Pleeze, hosted by Snarfdude and by first Moondog, and now currently, Daffodil. Each week the duo drops an irreverent mix of alternative cuts, celebrity oddities, novelty tunes and remakes sure to shock awe entertain and even baffle listeners.

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  • CKUSpeaks

    Spoken Word

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  • Democracy Now!

    Spoken Word, Public Affairs

    Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media, including independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics and independent analysts.

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  • Eat Your Arts & Vegetables

    Spoken Word, Arts

    Eat Your Arts & Vegetables presents guests of diverse backgrounds and perspectives ranging from local self taught artists to internationally renowned interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary artists. The show’s mandate offers artists, curators, art academics, cultural workers and organizations a resource to promote their work and ideas in conjunction with current local art events.

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  • Femisphere

    Spoken Word, Public Affairs

    Femisphere Radio Collective is Winnipeg’s only feminist & social justice current events and news show. We air live every Thursday from 8-9am on CKUW 95.9FM

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  • Global Research News Hour

    Spoken Word, International News

    Hosted and produced by CKUW News Director and contributor, Michael Welch, in association with the Centre for Research on Globalization, the Global Research News Hour is a one hour analysis of major developments in the world of economics, politics and geo-politics, with researchers and news makers from around the world. If you want to get the story beyond the headlines, strap yourself in for 60 minutes of informative and provocative radio.

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  • GroundWire

    Spoken Word, Canadian Affairs, Environmental, First Nations, Food Issues, Northern Issues, Politics, Science, Public Affairs, World Affairs

    GroundWire aims to connect diverse communities that take part in community radio programming all over Canada by featuring stories that are local, regional and national in scope and that share an ethic of human rights activism, equity, labour rights, democractic communication and information exchange, and progressive political and social policy.

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  • Growing Up Ethnic

    Spoken Word, Cultural Exchange

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  • Human Rights Radio

    Spoken Word, Human Rights, Politics, World Affairs

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  • Inner City Voices

    Spoken Word, Urban issues

    A biweekly hour long show which will tell stories, discuss issues, share information, announce events and profile people of the inner city.

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  • Joke’s On You

    Spoken Word, Comedy

    Back after a brief hiatus with a brand new time-slot (Sunday 5pm-6:30pm), ‘Jokes on You’ connects listeners to the pathetic/hilarious existence of a wide array of stand up comedic talents. Locally focused, ‘Jokes on You’ is the only stand up comedy focused radio show in Winnipeg. Hosted by local rapscallion Jon Wilson, the program features different guests every week to talk about their stand up follies and whatever hot topics need the insight of a local jokester.

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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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  • Making Contact

    Spoken Word

    Making Contact, produced by National Radio Project, is an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on over 200 radio stations in the USA, Canada, South Africa and Ireland.

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