World Listening Day, Monday July 18th

This Monday, CFRC's History Vault will be transformed into CFRC's Music Vault for a special World Listening Day broadcast, featuring guest host Michael McLaren.

Exploring this year's theme of "Sounds Lost and Found," this broadcast will feature a sound-art piece prepared using the audio found in CFRC's music library.


Late Nite Kingston Rides Again!

Do you remember that little summer gem, Late Nite Kingston? Well, M0tt and Dice are back for a limited time only! Tune in on July 22nd at 12 am, right after A Working Knowledge for a 6 week run. No idea what Late Nite Kingston is? Here's a little description:

"Light-hearted and experimental long-form interview and talk show presented warts and all by unprofessional weirdos. We interview nobodies and talk about nothing. A showcase of local subjects, verbs, and objects -- because language is metaphor and words are a shallow, frail vessel for describing the richness of life but it's all we have on the radio."  

It's going to be fun on a bun!


"Light the Fire" Wildcard Series

The federal government has designated Kingston as a community with a demonstrable and significant problem of homelessness. It’s a reprehensible reality: statistics show that we lack affordable housing, have low vacancy rates, and an increasing post-secondary student demand on housing. Worse still, one in ten Kingston families lives in poverty. Within this reality, people cannot accommodate even basic needs with an adequate standard of living.

Welcome to Light the Fire: a CFRC original program dedicated to the issue of housing in your own home town.  
Light the Fire begins airing on Wednesday, June 22, as part of the Wildcard documentary series. Tune in, Wednesdays at 4pm on one of the most inclusive, compassionate stations around—CFRC, 101.9 FM!

Summer Schedule 2016

The Summer Schedule begins May 2nd. Download the handy PDF version right here!

Our online schedule will be up to date within the week with show descriptions and links to the archives.


CFRC 101.9 FM CRAM JAMS

CFRC's end-of-semester Cram Jams are back!  It's a hectic time of year: exams, final projects, essays.  It's a lot to deal with, so let CFRC help you unwind, de-stress and amp up with our curated collection of study ready playlists.  Each playlist is made special by one of our volunteers who knows how busy early December can be.  Whether it's classical, jazz, hip-hop, indie rock, ambient or electronic, we have something to keep you on target!  Check out http://8tracks.com/cfrc/ for your playlists - we'll be posting new ones all the way through exam season.

 


April 13: Her Voice Documentary Premiere

Tune into CFRC on Wednesday, April 13 at 4pm for the premiere of a feature-length documentary about the experiences of Muslim women living in Kingston.  Her Voice/صوتها was produced by Ashna Asim as part of the Robert H. Black Documentary Residency program at CFRC. The documentary is a powerful exploration of identities and voices in Islam, featuring the stories of four different women, as well as the narrator, in their own words.


April 6: The Food Fighters Documentary Premiere

Tune into CFRC on Wednesday, April 6 at 4pm for the premiere of a feature-length documentary about food and sustainability.  The Food Fighters was produced by Jena Hudson as part of the Robert H. Black Documentary Residency program at CFRC. Listen as Jena speaks with vegans and carnivores alike about their food choices and the impact our eating habits have on our shared world. For more info and discussion, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/978414665529177/

 


Rendez-Vous de la Francophonie this March on CFRC

Rendez-vous de la Francophonie is an annual celebration of Canada's membership in the Francophonie and promotes the French language and its numerous cultural expressions.

Tune into Wildcard every Wednesday at 4 pm during the month of March to hear about the French experience from campus and community radio stations across Canada!

La Francophonie is an international organization representing countries and regions where French is the first or customary language and/or where a significant proportion of the population are Francophones and/or where there is a notable affiliation with French culture. Canada is one of its 57 member states. The newly-appointed head of the organization is former Canadian Governor General Michaëlle Jean.


Homelessness Marathon, February 23

CFRCis proud to participate in this year's coast-to-coast Homelessness Radio Marathon with a special broadcast on Tuesday, February 23 that will include a live-to-air open mic at Martha's Table, 629 Princess Street, from 5-7pm.

Now in its 14th year, the Homelessness Radio Marathon is a collaboration of campus and community stations across Canada, creating dialogue and raising awareness of homelessness in our communities.

CFRC's broadcast begins at 5pm ET with an open mic at Martha’s Table, a non-profit, charitable organization providing low cost nutritious meals to those in need. CFRC welcomes members of the community, particularly those who are or have experienced being homeless, to attend and share their perspectives, songs, poems or stories on this important issue.

At 7pm ET, the broadcast moves to CFRC's studios for a special feature produced by the Aboriginal Voices program. From 8pm to 7am, CFRC will air events and features from other campus and community broadcasters participating in this year's Marathon, coordinated by CIVL in Abbottsford, BC.

To get involved, please join us at Martha's Table from 5-7pm on February 23, email ops@cfrc.ca, or tune in!

 


CFRC's 2016 Funding Drive

CFRC's 11th annual Funding Drive took place February 5-14, 2016. 

Our goal this year is $25,000 to support Kingston's only non-profit, volunteer-powered, campus & community radio station. Your contribution helps to cover the costs of crucial broadcasting equipment and supplies to keep the station spinning.

You can still contribute to this year's campaign: click on the pizza above to donate now!

 



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