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AVI BUFFALO with FENCES at the BILTMORE

On Friday October 29th, CiTR is proud to sponsor AVI BUFFALO at the BILTMORE. Coming out of Long Beach, CA the group is playing off their self-titled debut album from Sub Pop Records. With special guests FENCES.

Doors at 8:00pm (No minors 19+). Tickets $12.00 in advance at The Biltmore off-sales Counter, Zulu, Red Cat

Bike to Work Week, Nov. 1-7

Just because fall is in full force doesn’t mean you have to be stuck inside. CiTR is proud to support Bike to Work Week from November 1-7, which celebrates cycling in all types of weather. Enjoy free interactive online tracking and live competition, and en route celebration stations offering free coffee, snacks, cycling maps and fantastic prizes.

Check out the website for more info on station locations and for more tips and tricks on how to stay dry and comfortable during your ride. Visit biketoworkmetrovan.ca for more information and team registration.

Inkstuds releases book of interviews

Inkstuds is a collection of thirty interviews with North American alternative comic artists taken from the impressive archive that Robin McConnell has built up over the past 5 years on his radio show of the same name.

Inkstuds is hosting a BOOK LAUNCH at Blim Art and Craft Facility, 115 East Pender, on Saturday, October 23 at 8:00pm – midnight.

“It’s the closest thing to an Inside the Actor’s Studio of comics.” — Bryan Lee O’Malley

To purchase the book or for more information, visit www.inkstuds.com. Listen to inkstuds on CiTR 101.9 FM or access podcasts of past shows.

The Arts Report – October 20th 2010

On Wednesday’s Art Report…
Thunderstick
If you’re a big fan of Corner Gas, then tune it today for a chat with Lorne Cardinal who is in town performing the play, Thunderstick. It opens with an ode to a painful hangover and follows up with more comedic hilarity as two clashing journalists chase after a political conspiracy. Thunderstick is playing at the Firehall Arts Centre from now until October 31st.

23rd Vancouver International Writers and Readers Festival
100 Authors. 68 Events. 6 Days. An annual week-long event for all you local literature nuts out there is happening on Granville Island from Oct. 19th – Oct. 24th. On the show tonight, the art director Hal Wake virtually pops in to talk about the festival.

Click here for more information on the festival!

The Vancouver Playhouse and DAREarts
An amazing educational extravaganza is taking place this week at the Playhouse, with DAREarts teaching literacy through creativity to Britannia Elementary students, with murals and a small performance on saturday’s matinee of The Fantasticks (running until Oct 30).

Find out how you can get involved with DAREarts here!

We’re also talking about the art/film exhibition Belkin Art Gallery from an Amsterdam-based artist, Mark Boulos, as well as the Surreal Project, a new unconventional art form which fuses theatre and surreal visual art together, showcasing at the Inlet Theatre in Port Moody on Friday and Saturday night!

Plus 2 free tickets to the Surreal Project for either Friday or Saturday!

Listen in at 5pm!

C’est Extra Vancouver

Are you French enough?

Once again, on Saturday October 23rd, come dance and sing to the biggest hits of the French repertoire of the last 40 years… More than 200 people attended last month’s event, making this French DJ night a success.

For this second show of the season, DJ Eric Lenger and our own Marie-Eve Dumulong from French Connection, CITR 101.9FM will share the stage. She will charm everyone with her everlasting energy! Please note that all C’est Extra Vancouver! events are now broadcast on CITR 101.9 FM from 3:30 to 5:00 PM every Thursday afternoon during French Connection radio show. Just tune in! Confirm your presence on the Facebook page French Connection BC.

C’est Extra Vancouver! is on Saturday, October 23rd at the Backstage Lounge, Granville Island, doors open at 8:00 PM, music starts at 10:00 PM. Get sexy, get ready, get French!

News 101 for Monday, October 18

Oil Tankers in BC’s Coastal Waters: What are the Implications? | Vancouver Food Security Panel Discussion at the Museum of Vancouver’s Food and Beers Series: Can Vancouver Feed Itself? | UBC’s Beatty Biodiversity Museum Opens | TheTyee.ca Weekly Feature | Headlines | The Arts Report | Weather

Listen and subscribe to the podcast HERE!

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News 101 | Mondays & Fridays | 5pm

Student Consultation for the New Sub – Mon and Tues!

On Monday October 18, and Tuesday October 19 from 11am-2pm, the 5 official concept designs of the New SUB will be available for student viewing and feedback. If you bring your feedback to the Design Cube (the big glass cube behind the Starbucks in the SUB) we’ll give you a free COOKIE. Plus, members of the Design Team and the New SUB Project Committee will be there to answer any questions you have. Visit www.mynewsub.com for more information about the project.

Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine – Oct 16th at the Rickshaw

CiTR and UNION EVENTS present Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine with Subhumans and Fuel Injected .45: Saturday, October 16th at the Rickshaw Theatre. Formerly of The Dead Kennedys, legendary musician, poet and activist Jello Biafra returns to Vancouver with his new band, whose sound retains some of the spy-music-on-meth chaos of The Dead Kennedys while adding a healthy dose of Detroit style proto-punk mixed with layers of sonic guitar noise. Doors open at 7 pm. Saturday, October 16th at the Rickshaw Theatre. For tickets and information, visit UNIONEVENTS.COM.

Watch Nardwuar’s interview with Jello below:
Nardwuar vs. Jello Biafra

Rhinestone Phoenix Charity Foundation

The Rhinestone Phoenix Charity Foundation is pleased to announce the 2010 Recipients of the RPCF Outreach Award: CiTR Radio & Heather Kitching.

For 30 years the Rhinestone Phoenix Charity Foundation has awarded a few very prestigious Legacy Awards donated on rare occasion by Mr. & Ms. Gay Vancouver titleholders during their year of service to the LGBTQ Community and city of Vancouver. This year Mr. Gay Vancouver XXX, Aedan Saint has established the Rhinestone Phoenix Charity Foundation Outreach Award for media excellence in coverage of LGBTQ news, events and causes and further the outreach and understanding between communities.

Heather has recently retired as host of ‘QueerFM’ and CiTR Radio has supported this program and Heather for 17 years…and continues to do so. We congratulate Heather Kitching for her longstanding coverage of the LGBTQ community, and wish her all the best in her studies out east.

Heebeegeebees Art and Music Series

CiTR is a proud sponsor of Heebeegeebees – a “Halloween” inspired art and music series at Chapel Arts throughout the month of October.

Thursday, October 7th, 7-11pm
Featured artists, Jen Osborne + Jesse Corcoran.
With bands: Babe Rainbow, Tassels
+Hyenas Djs (Basketball)
Cover by donation.

Thursday, October 14th, 7-11pm
Featured artists: Dave Ko + Ronan Boyle + Sandra Sanchez
With bands: White Lung and Koban
+ Dj Tyler Fedchuk
Cover by donation.

Thursday, October 21st, 7-11pm
Artists: Ben Jacques + Ryan Walter Wagner
With bands: Myths and Haunted Beard
Djs Hunk The Drunk (winniecooper.net) + Glenn Alderson (Beatroute Magazine)
Cover by donation.

Thursday, October 28th, 7-11pm
Artist: Crums, Kaput
With bands: Raccoons and DBL Dragon
+ DJ Bobby Siadat (MT-40)
Cover by donation.

FINALE PARTY
Saturday, October 30th, 9pm-2am
With bands: Love and Electrik and Peter Breeze
+ Winniecooper.net djs Hunk The Drunk, Christian Flores & CiTR’s own Maxwell Maxwell.
Tickets $10 available online at Clubvibes and at prior events.