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The Four Pillars Revisited by The Terry Project

In 2001, after much campaigning by activists, academics and public health officials, Vancouver’s municipal council approved the boldest, most progressive drug policy in North America: A Framework For Action: A Four-Pillar Approach to Vancouver’s Drug Problems. The Four Pillars‘ philosophy was simple but revolutionary: the government should lessen the harms associated with drug use, even […]

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Shindig Night One: Fundamentally Unsound, Pale Red & The Vaporettos

Shindig! is CiTR’s 3o year old annual band competition, promoting new, local bands and providing great prizes! Night one of Shindig features Fundamentally Unsound, Pale Red, The Vaporettos. Shindig starts Tuesday, October 21, and runs every Tuesday until December 16th, with semis on January 16 / 20 / 27 and the finals on Friday, February […]

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the Shindig schedule is announced!

CiTR’s annual band competition has been showcasing new and unknown local bands since 1983. Over 800 local bands have competed, winning studio time, showcases and media coverage, while the audience heckles and tells jokes for beer. Shindig! starts Tuesday, October 21, and continues nine weeks until Tuesday, December 16th, at the Hindenburg, 23 West Cordova […]

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DJ 101.9 starts October 7th! Learn to DJ at CiTR

Learn how to DJ at CiTR. Dj 101.9 is free for students and CiTR members, no experience necessary and equipment is provided. Workshops are from 4- 8 pm on Tuesdays in the CiTR studios and divided into two formats: Getting Started with Djing We will look at how to drum beats & loops work, and […]

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Red Jam Slam Radio Fest!

September 22-24 from 1-5 p.m every day on three radio stations! Listen LIVE ! A Radio Simulcast between 3 stations: Monday, September 22nd at 100.5FM CFRO from 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, September 23rd at 90.1FM CJSF from 1-5 p.m.Wednesday, September 24 at 101.9FM CiTR from 1-5 p.m. broadcast live from Shop Wrong at 1192 E. Hastings. The Red Jam […]

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Catch the radio premiere of Graham Flett’s “The Duke of Green” on 4’33” today!

Tune in to CiTR 101.9FM from 6-7PM today to catch the radio premiere of The Duke of Green, a new musical work by award-winning composer Graham Flett! Inspired by sustainable living and architecture, and in line with the city’s Greenest City 2020 Action Plan, The Duke of Green had its world premiere at the Van Dusen Botanical […]

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CiTR September Workshop Series!

We are glad to announce our September Workshop Series! Writing for Discorder: An introduction to music journalism with Discorder Editor Jacey Gibb Writing for a music magazine is a lot like surviving a bear attack — everyone wants to do it, but some people just don’t know how. Join the Discorder team for an introduction […]

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Discorder is looking for a new Art Director!

Do you have the design chops to lay out a magazine? Are you interested in coordinating art, illustrations and photographs? Do you love local music and art? Then apply to be the Art Director of Discorder magazine, that magazine from CiTR, covering local music, art and culture, supporting Vancouver’s local music scene for over thirty […]

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CiTR broadcasts the AMS Backyard BBQ live on 101fm and citr.ca

The AMS Backyard BBQ presents Ryan Hemsworth, Good for Grapes, We Are The City, Sabota, The Tourist Company, and DJs MGH! and Sincerely Hana. Listen in on citr from 3-6 pm.

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CiTR Open House! Thursday Sept 4 12-5PM

Hey you! Yes you! Come to the CiTR open house tomorrow, Thursday, September 5 from 12-5 PM! There will be station tours, free food and drinks, opportunities to sign up as a member and the chance for you to go on-air! If you are curious about any of the departments at CiTR, or are wondering […]

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