Archive for the ‘Festivals and Events’ Category

April 22 – May 3: Verses Festival of Words

Bookworms! Verses Festival of Words is nigh. Running from April 22 – May 3, the fifth annual literary festival will be taking place along Commercial Drive – the primo cultural district for Vancouver’s spoken word community. As one of the programs offered by non-profit Vancouver Poetry House, this year’s schedule boasts the Canadian Individual Slam […]

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PROUD @ Firehall Arts Centre From April 7th to 25th

Firehall Arts Centre will host the fourth production of Michael Healey’s comic political satire, Proud this Sunday on April 5th. The last installment by the award-winning playwright in his Canadian works trilogy, it’ll pique your interest if you’ve ever wondered if Canadian politics is sexy. With a prime minister styled after Stephen Harper, and a […]

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Reel 2 Real Film Festival @ Vancity Theatre and Roundhouse Community Centre from April 10 – 17

The annual Reel 2 Real Film Festival is back with a whole new lineup of movies for our youth to analyze, explore, and share screen media. With a Digital Literacy Panel, Behind the Scenes Expo, and the Youth Filmmakers Showcase, there will be enough entertainment for everyone of all ages. This will be Reel 2 […]

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TIMBRE CONCERTS PRESENTS: VIET CONG W/ FREAK HEAT WAVES – Live @ The Biltmore Sat. March 28

Calgary’s post-punk rock band, Viet Cong, broke out with their debut record, Viet Cong. Earning the influential approval from Pitchfork via their Best New Music stamp earlier this year (8.5 rating, guys), Viet Cong is selling out shows such as the one being put on by Timbre Concerts this Saturday at The Biltmore Cabaret. Recently […]

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UBC REC’S STORM THE WALL – March 22nd to 26th

UBC REC‘s annual “Storm the Wall” is taking place this week! If you would like to lend your support your favourite teams such as the “Flossoraptors” or ” George Stormthewallpoulus”, then cheer them on right outside our good old SUB. On Thursday, there will even be food carts and a beer garden to cap off […]

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Silent Auction SuPrizes: TANTALIZING TICKETS AND PASSIONATE PASSES| FUNDRIVE FINALE at Pat’s Pub | March 6th

The Fundrive Finale is happening tomorrow night at Pat’s Pub! This year’s Silent Auction has loads of tickets for amazing local concerts, festivals, and cultural events. For concerts and music festivals, we’ve got Blueprint providing a pair of 5-day passes to Seasons Music Festival! In addition, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival is providing a pair […]

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Fundrive Kickoff Party | Feb 26 | The Pit Pub

FUNDRIVE STARTS TOMORROW! We’re kicking things off with a show at The Pit Pub out at UBC with four live bands and student DJs! Featuring: Ace Martens ATSEA Listening Party Tits and Bread   Entry is $5 for the general public and $3 for members of CiTR, UBC Film Society, or UBC Surf Club. All […]

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28th Annual Bob Marley Birthday Bash | Saturday – Feb 7th

This Saturday, February 7th, come out to the 28th Annual Bob Marley Birthday Bash taking place at the Grandview Legion Hall! Resident reggae expert and CiTR DJ, George Barrett, will be spinning tunes along with DJ Bradley and Louie Sutherland. There will also be plenty of live music featuring Jahranimo, Purple Soul Band, and Zukie […]

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

IT’S HERE. Join us for the annual SHiNDiG finals on Friday, February 6th!  And it’s live on-air at 101.9FM or online at citr.ca 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, […]

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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 Game 6:00-6:30 = Faculty Cup Final ​6:30-6:45 = Closing Ceremony Faculty […]

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