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CKCU & CHUO Present a Day of Radio Workshops

This Saturday November 22nd CKCU and CHUO are co-presenting a series of Radio Workshops at MICAELA FITCH ROOM. 2 DALY AVE ARTS COURT

There are still spots available you can sign up for as many as you like by emailing


10-10:50: Connecting with your audience w/ Shelley Robinson & Tonya Price

11-11:50: Preparing your show w/ Phil Shirakawa + Kristine St-Pierre

1-1:50 : Interview Skills w/ Matthew Crosier & Anne-Marie Brugger

2-2:50 : Tech Workshop w/ Chris Ikonomopoulos & Tom Radford


see you there

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CKCU is 39 years old !!!!

As November 14th changed to the 15th. CKCU turned 39 years old. We are in the process of replacing all three of our broadcast consoles to keep us young at heart for years to come. Happy Birthday CKCU

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Thanks so much to everyone who donated to the 2014 Drive !!!!

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Our goal this year was $130,000.00

You did it !!! Thanks so much for putting us over the top of our goal !!!!

There is no CKCU without you !!!

We have just sent out the request for donation letters with the self addressed envelopes. Tax receipts out soon.

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Funding Drive Incentives

...not that they are necessary, but can't hurt right?!?  CKCU iPad

For donations of $20 or more you will be entered into a draw for 2 tickets to an NAC concert

For donations of $30 or more you will be entered into a draw for a family pass to the Bytown Museum

For donations of $40 or more, you will be entered into a draw for an iPod

For donations of $60 or more, you will be entered into a draw for an iPad

For donations of $80 or more you will be entered into a draw for a GoPro Camera

For donations of $100 or more you will know that you totally RULE!

To qualify for the incentive draws you need to have paid your pledge by Dec 1st. We will do the draw on Dec 1st.

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CKCU celebrates 20 years of the DAVID DALLE show

David Dalle celebrated 20 YEARS on CKCU with a program featuring all 1994 releases. Congrats Dave and here's to 20 more!

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Every week Dave presents a radio program of the highest quality. The best of music from around the world. European Classical. Balkan, African, South Asian, etc, etc. He presents a well researched program that ties in with local concerts and world events like World Cup.

His show has changed my life, I have seen at least 30 concerts I heard about on his show. They are among the best concerts I have been to, I have in recent years brought at least one of my kids with me to the concerts and the Dave Dalle show is affecting their lives as well. What a thrill to sit in a small concert hall with the best musicians in the world playing solo Tabla or Oud. My troubles are briefly lifted off my shoulders and my heart soars. I look over beside me and my daughters eyes are shining, they are also captured in the moment. The joy of music is universal.

Dave has conducted some of the most informative and thoughtful interviews I have ever heard. He has explored the creative process with many of the great musicians of our time.

In my music room I have an entire Dave Dalle section. Literally hundreds of discs I have heard on the Dave Dalle show. Music that has transported me from my box in the burbs to the market places, trade routes, festivals and houses of worship around the world.

Over the last 20 years, I have had the chance to get to know Dave. He is a kind, thoughtful, intelligent person. Along with doing his program he also did a lengthy stint as a valuable member of our Board of Directors.

Thank you so much Dave !!!!

Matthew Crosier CKCU Station Manager

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CKCU Concert Series for Funding Drive


The Funding Drive Kick-off At The House Of Targ raised 530 dollars for the station, and this month's Fryquency at Mugshots raised 225 dollars! Thanks to all the bands, venues and volunteers that helped make that happen. Also:

• Friday November 7th – Thee Upstairs Neighbour presents a CKCU fundraiser:
Banditas, Neck, Dead Wrestler @ Dominion Tavern
33 York St. (In the Byward Market)
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This show including a generous donation of $150 from The Dominion Tavern to help cover Sound & P.A. raised $690!!!

• Saturday November 8th - CKCU presents:
Evil Farm Children, Tongue Fu (members of Teenage Head, Purple Toads, The Killjoys etc...) @ House of TARG
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This was not really an "official" fundraiser, however with a 50/50 draw and a "tip" jar etc... we raised $78 and most importantly had fun doing it with two GREAT bands!

• Saturday November 8th – Couch Assassin and Indie City Madness present: CKCU fundraiser, 1 NIGHT ALL RAWK 6 w/
Tall Trees, Bull Domino, Tomb Dream, Hello Hello @ Avant Garde Bar
135 Besserer St. @ Dalhousie
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and last but not least, much fun was had while raising $240 at this rockin' show at the Avant Garde!

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An interview with Lilith (aka Alexandria Nuttal), host and creator of the program, “Femme Fatale.”
Airs every Monday from noon-12:30 pm on CKCU FM.

(Interviewed by Bernice Martin Delcorde)

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CKCU FM presents World Sports at Oliver's Pub

If you love soccer we encourage you to watch the matches at Oliver`s Pub. See all the mid week EPL, UEFA, Europa and Euro matches on the big screens. Bring your jerseys, scarfs and chants to support your side. CKCU is the sponsor of the matches at Oliver`s.

today FA match, Maidstone United v Stevenage

Head down to Oliver's to see the best in Footy, Rugby & Cricket from around the world.
Proudly presented by CKCU 93.1 FM

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CKCU On Demand is Here!

CKCU is proud to announce that our programming is now available for on demand listening. That means you can listen to your favourite program at the time of your choosing, alert others to a great broadcast you heard, or just sample our extensive program guide to test-drive shows that you may not have been able to catch before.

Audio will be linked to your favourite program's playlist within minutes after the conclusion of the broadcast, and will be available for on demand listening for 30 days. Click a show in the program guide, or click the Playlists link above to get started.

The ability to listen to CKCU programs on demand is one of the most common requests that we receive. With 111 shows currently airing, we are thrilled to offer this new way to enjoy the richness of CKCU's programming. Let us know what you think!

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CKCU Releases App for Android Phones

You can now get CKCU on your Android Phone using our cool new CKCU App! Check it out here: CKCU Android App Download Page

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Coming up Sun. Nov. 23
12:00 AM The Docking Station
SKCZY and Johnny have a fun one lined up for tonight!! A mix and blend of everything in the Bass Music spectrum featuring a ton of massive tunes that if you're not careful will knock you on your ass. You have been warned. Check out the show live at 93.1 on your FM dial in Ottawa or at anywhere else on the planet. If you would like to comment on the show, get a shout out, or want to say “Wassup!?” to the studio crew call us in studio at 613 520 CKCU (2528)! Don’t forget follow us on Twitter: @CKCUFM @docksta @SKCZY @itsojohnny Or Like Us on Facebook! CKCU FM, The Dockingstation
2:00 AM The nu Planet Rave Show
This week on Episode 052 of The Nu Planet Rave Radio Show KUBA MAYE opens the shift up with his live in studio mix followed by TEKNOBRAT bringing you the latest underground techno and house events news and on the mix the latest pre-releases, new releases and classic releases in the genres of TECHNO, DETROIT & BERLIN TECHNO, GROOVY TECHNO, MINIMAL TECHNO, ACID TECHNO, DUB TECHNO, TECH HOUSE, DEEP HOUSE, GARAGE, FUNKY HOUSE, CHICAGO HOUSE, CHICAGO HARDHOUSE, DETROIT HOUSE & NU DISCO. NJOI !!! Peace Out !!! KUBA MAYE & TEKNOBRAT.
8:00 AM Over My Head
David Leibold hosts - including selections from Neal Morse's new album Songs From November
1:00 PM This Island Earth
PeterB hosts today, with 3 hours of globe-hopping treats, and the usual theme wandering and big beats! Today's show is just LOADS of long tracks, in big sets, with as few yacks as we can get away with. Piles of music from all over the pan-galactic map, of course. And some dubious gear-grinding transitions. As usual. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU TO ALL WHO DONATED during The Drive!!
9:00 PM Black And Blues
"Texas Twister" - The fretwork of Lone Star State blues guitarist Anson Funderburgh with The Rockets, 4 Jacks and producing and backing others. That is in the first hour of the show. And in the second hour more "new and reissued blues and rhythm and blues tracks on wax" including reissued numbers from guitarist Jimmy Thackery.
Coming up Mon. Nov. 24
12:30 PM Acoustic Frontiers
Lots of new music today starting with two works for flute and electronics. That will be followed by 5 Collages from a new release by Juan Vasquez. We'll end the program with works submitted to the 2014 JTTP competition. Please join me, Ralph Hopper, at 12.30
Coming up Wed. Nov. 26
1:30 PM Both Kinds Of Music
Chops drops by.
Coming up Thu. Nov. 27
12:00 AM Cool Cuts
Tonight's show features drummers of the 60's and 70's.You'll hear the musical projects that Buddy Miles,Aynsley Dunbar,Cozy Powell,John "Twink" Alder and Keef Hartley were involved in so you are invited to listen live or on demand at your leisure.
Coming up Fri. Nov. 28
3:00 PM Window of Opportunity
Trish hosts
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