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Shindig Finals: Still Creek Murder, Skim Milk and Funk Schwey

shindig-final-low-resIT’S HERE. Join us for the annual SHiNDiG finals on Friday, February 6th!

Since launching in 1983, over 800 bands have played SHiNDiG. This year’s prizes include studio time, showcases at Music Waste and Toronto’s Canadian Music Week, Discorder features and more!

After twelve weeks of competition, only three acts remain: Still Creek Murder, Skim Milk, and Funk Schwey.

Still Creek Murder is a Vancouver rock duo comprised of Samuel Dick and Shay Hayashi. Their latest EP, Dandelo, came out on Friday! It doesn’t seem to be available for streaming online yet, so you can take a listen to their previous release, To Shreds, below.

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UBC Thunderbirds on CiTR Sports

Saturday, January 31

Canada West Conference

Basketball (Men’s)

Calgary Dinos (12W-4L) vs. UBC Thunderbirds (9W-6L)
Venue: War Memorial Gym
Tip-off 7:00 PM | Live on CiTR.ca

Tune in via CanadaWest.TV

UBC Thunderbirds men's basketball on CiTR 101.9 FM Sports

Tommy Nixon provides accurate shooting for the UBC Thunderbirds varsity men’s basketball team.

Basketball (Women’s)

Calgary Dinos (9W-7L) vs. UBC Thunderbirds (12W-3L)
Venue: War Memorial Gym
Tip-off 5:00 PM | Live on CiTR.ca

UBC Thunderbirds women's basketball on CiTR 101.9 FM Sports

Kristjana Young is a key leading scorer on the UBC Thunderbirds varsity women’s basketball team.

UBC Thunderbirds on CiTR Sports

Friday, January 30

Ice Hockey (Women’s)

Lethbridge Pronghorns (4W-18L-0RT) vs. UBC Thunderbirds (13W-5L-4RT)
Venue: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre — Thunderbird Arena
Face-off 7:00 PM | Live on CiTR.ca

Tune in via CanadaWest.TV

UBC Thunderbirds Women's Ice Hockey on CiTR 101.9 FM Sports

UBC Thunderbirds women's varsity ice hockey on CiTR 101.9 FM Sports

February 1st: Bepi Crespan Presents…

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On this Sunday morning’s Bepi Crespan Presents… (0700 – 0900 PST)

New Alexander Hacke (drummer, Einsturzende Neubauten), krautrock legends Faust, African Sciences, Black Sites, Toronto’s Bronsense, plus the usual assortment of obscure ‘80s cold wave fare.

Tune in!

DJ 101.9 is back! Learn to DJ with CiTR

CiTR DJLearn how drum beats and loops work, and how to mix music at CiTR!

Our DJ 101.9 workshops are from 6-9 PM on Tuesdays in the CiTR studios. Free for students and CiTR members!

No experience is necessary, and equipment is provided.

Want to learn how to make your own tracks or mix tapes? Interested in remixing your favourite song? Practice on controllers, CDJs, turntables and tablets.

Classes are capped at 10 people, so don’t miss out! For more information and to sign up, visit the station or e-mail volunteer@citr.ca.

Faculty Cup Broadcast!

CiTR is broadcasting live from the final event of the UBC Faculty Cup on Thursday, January 29th, from 5-7 p.m.  Join our hosts CJ Pentland and Jonathan Elmer as they bring you archery tag play-by-play from the War Memorial gym.

5:30-6:00 = Staff vs. Student GameFaculty Cup

6:00-6:30 = Faculty Cup Final

​6:30-6:45 = Closing Ceremony

Faculty Cup is a primarily athletic event designed to promote both faculty pride as well as friendly inter-faculty competition by pitting teams from different faculties against each other through a variety of sports and games. Check more out at Facebook and their site.

Shindig Semis Night Three: Tarantula Head, Funk Schwey and Purple Hearts Social Club

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Join us for the final SHiNDiG semis of the year before the finals! Tarantula Head, Funk Schwey and Purple Hearts Social Club will be taking the stage this Tuesday, January 27th to compete for the last spot.

Congrats to Still Creek Murder and Skim Milk, who won the first two semis. You’ll have an opportunity to catch them live next on Friday (that’s right, Friday), February 6th at the finals!

Founded in 1983, SHiNDiG has provided a platform to showcase local bands and musicians in all genres. This year, prizes include studio time, features in Discorder Magazine, music industry consultations, and showcases with Music Waste and Canadian Music Week!

Tarantula Head is a psychedelic punk trio. Comprised of Nick Collings, Sean Maschmann and Ryan Karl Schmidt, the group released their latest effort, The Deer Council, in May of 2014. Check it out below! (more…)

UBC Thunderbirds on CiTR Sports

Saturday, January 24

Canada West Conference

Volleyball (Men’s)

Trinity Western Spartans (14W-5L) vs. UBC Thunderbirds (11W-8L)
Venue: War Memorial Gym
Starting 7:00 PM after women’s match | Live on 101.9 FM

UBC Thunderbirds men's volleyball on CiTR 101.9 FM Sports

Ben Chow is a key power attacker on the UBC Thunderbirds varsity men’s volleyball team.

Volleyball (Women’s)

Trinity Western Spartans (15W-4L) vs. UBC Thunderbirds (10W-9L)
Venue: War Memorial Gym
Starting 5:00 PM | Live on 101.9 FM

UBC Thunderbirds women's volleyball on CiTR 101.9 FM Sports

Lisa Barclay is a leading attacker on the UBC Thunderbirds varsity women's volleyball team.

UBC Thunderbirds on CiTR Sports

Friday, January 23

Canada West Conference

Ice Hockey (Men’s)

Regina Cougars (7W-15L-2RT) vs. UBC Thunderbirds (11W-9L-4RT)
Venue: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre — Thunderbird Arena
Face-off 7:00 PM | Live on 101.9 FM

UBC Thunderbirds men's hockey on CiTR Sports

UBC Thunderbirds men’s hockey on CiTR Sports

PostSecret: The Show – January 20th to February 7th

PostSecret

PostSecret is coming to the Firehall Arts Centre tomorrow night!

From January 20th till February 7th, you will be able to experience a crowd-sourced narrative exploring our deepest fears, ambitions, and confessions. The Vancouver edition of PostSecret: The Show features TJ Dawe, Kahlil Ashanti, and Justin Sudds, each of whom will use their stage presence to help bring life to these stories.

The Arts Report on CiTR 101.9 FM will be recording the panel discussion and will have a podcast available later this week for download. Be sure to check out citr.ca for that update!

For more information on tickets and the show, please visit the link below!

Sponsored by CiTR and Discorder Magazine