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We are moving! Our address is changing!

CiTR is moving into the new Student Union Building in June, and our address is changing! Please update your records, and send the sweet stuff to us here: CITR Rm. LL500 – 6133 University Boulevard, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z1

Also, please forgive our inattentiveness to email!

Raffle Prizes at Victory Square Block Party!

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Victory Square Block Party is THIS SUNDAY SEPT 6th!

As per the Victory Square tradition, there will once again be an amazing raffle happening throughout the party this Sunday! All of the money raised in the raffle ticket sales will go towards Megaphone Magazine and CiTR, organizations that both help make the Block Party happen, and benefit from its ongoing success.

There are SO MANY incredible prizes to be won at this year’s raffle. Yet again, businesses located both in the neighbourhood surrounding Victory Square and throughout Vancouver have outdone themselves with donations.

GIFT CARD GALORE! Buy raffle tickets for your chance to win gift certificates fromRevolver Coffee, Poke Acupuncture, Coup Salon, JD’s Barber Shop, Community Thrift and Vintage, Tacofino, Hi-Five, Rain or Shine Ice Cream, Cartem’s Donuts, and Bestie!

On the musical side of things, we have some wicked donations from Mint Records,Vinyl Records, Audiopile, Kingfisher Bluez, Hockey Dad Records, Selectors Records and Horses Records!

If you’re into movies or theatre,  The Cinematheque Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver Fringe Festival and Bard on the Beach have donated tickets and festival passes!

AND THAT’S NOT ALL! There will also be prize packages from  The Soap Dispensary, The Regional Assembly of Text, Olla Flowers, Luke’s General Store, Off the Rail Brewing, Paperhound, Sips and more!

Raffle tickets will be sold throughout the day, and prizes will be given away between bands. Make sure you stick around until the end of the night, as the prize packages will get bigger as the night goes on!

See you Sunday!

 

The Accordions are coming! The 8th Annual Accordion Noir Festival!

The accordions are coming!! Check out the 8th annual Accordion Noir Festival running Sept 10th-13th. Some of the best accordion players from around the globe!

See their website for all the juicy details: www.accordionnoirfest.com

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September is Shine Month with Shinerama

During the month of September, the students from the Universities and Colleges across Canada will be hosting their Shine events to raise funds to help find a cure for cystic fibrosis. Shinerama is Canada’s largest post-secondary fundraiser in support of Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Get involved in UBC events, register or donate.

Shinerama 2015 information here: www.shinerama.ca/

CiTR Shinerama Partnership Package

 

 

Latin American Film Festival is around the corner!

The 13th annual Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF) that is coming toVancouver September3rd-13th. The festival is the largest Latin American film festival in North America, showcasing 67 films from 16 countries.

This year VLAFF will be hosting Mexico as a guest country. The highly acclaimed film GÜEROS, honoured with top prizes at the Berlin and San Sebastián film festivals, as well as the prize for Best Film at the Mexican Academy Awards, will be the Opening Night Film. The Mexico-Dominican Republic co-production, SAND DOLLARS, for which Geraldine Chaplin (daughter of the legendary Charlie Chaplin) has won numerous Best Actress awards, will be the Closing Night Film.

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We’re hiring a full-time Editor-in-Chief for Discorder Magazine

julyaug coverDiscorder, that magazine from CiTR 101.9, is hiring an Editor-in-Chief. If you’ve got a passion for Vancouver’s independent music scene, a flair for right words and good writing, and would love to lead a lively team of writers, photographers, and illustrators, this is the position for you!

We recently got a grant to hire a full-time editor for the fall, that will also help launch an online subscription, organize launch parties, fundraisers and workshops, and write and edit promotional materials.

Read the job posting and apply now! Deadline for applications is Monday, August 24th, or when a suitable applicant is found. First round interviews will be scheduled for Wednesday, August 26th.

Bepi Crespan Presents…

11232354_850449311696284_1570364760455925341_nOn this Sunday morning’s Bepi Crespan Presents… – New music from v/a MITRA Music For Nepal, Aidan Baker, Adamennon, Paul Beauchamp and Simon Balestrazzi.

Tune in from 0700 – 0900 PDT on the British Columbia Super Station – CiTR!

Ethiopian Summer Festival is on August 29!

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Vancouver’s Ethiopian Community is having their annual Ethiopian Summer Festival Saturday, August 29!

In celebration of ECA’s 30th anniversary, this year’s festival is organized under the theme “Bringing Ethiopians Together, 30 Years Further Beyond.”

The festival will feature cultural shows including Ethiopian coffee ceremony, live music and dance, soccer and basketball games, games, youth talent shows, and activities for children.

When: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 11 A.M. – 8 P.M.
Where: Wesburn Park, 4781 Parkwood Ave (Patterson Ave & Moscrop St), Burnaby

VQFF continues until Sunday, August 23

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Queer Film Festival continues onward until Sunday, August 23.

Check out “In The Turn” this Thursday, August 20 at SFU GCA a 9:15 PM. Sponsored by CiTR Radio 101.9 FM.

Don’t miss this wonder(film) festival celebrating queer culture!

Smooth Human Homeshake is at The Biltmore Cabaret Friday, August 21

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Montreal’s own Homeshake is at The Biltmore Cabaret this Friday, August 21.

Alongside the groovin’ crooner is Sheer Agony.

Doors are at 7 PM.

Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketweb.ca or at Red Cat Records and Zulu Records Store.

Bepi Crespan Presents…

Umanzuki @ Thalassa festOn this Sunday morning’s Bepi Crespan Presents… – New music from Aidan Baker, Cristiano Deison / Matteo Uggeri, Dronelock, Hanno Leichtmann, Niton Satan Is My Brother and Umanzuki.

Tune in from 0700 – 0900 PDT on the British Columbia Super Station – CiTR!