9th Annual Homelessness Marathon: The largest discussion on homelessness and poverty in Canada.
This yearβs Homelessness Marathon will broadcast live from the streets of Montreal, and several other locations across Canada, on Wednesday, February 23rd, starting at sunset (5pm EDT) and running all night long until sunrise (7am) on Thursday, February 24th.
WHAT IS THE HOMELESSNESS MARATHON?
The 9th annual Homelessness Marathon will once again serve up 14 hours of people-powered radio, broadcasting this year from multiple cities across Canada. With the goal of being a consciousness-raising event, the Marathon will provide an opportunity for homeless people and their allies to take to the airwaves,
and allow a nationwide discussion on homelessness issues and possible solutions. The Homelessness Marathon is annually carried by 40 campus, community and native radio stations. Listeners are invited to call-in with their questions or comments toll-free: 1-866-594-7729
CiTR 101.9FM will once again partner with our campus/community friends across the country to raise awareness of this nation-wide epidemic, starting at 2PM PST Wednesday Feb.23 until 1AM Thursday Feb.24. Let your voices be heard and let’s bring some answers to solving the issues of homelessness in Vancouver and beyond.
This SAT, FEB 19th, in conjunction with Timbre, CiTR is proud to sponsor YO LA TENGO at the RICKSHAW!
The American indie legends are returning to Vancouver on their “Spin the Wheel” concept tour; in which their set is determined by one audience member and a giant gameshow wheel. Come on down!
Doors at 8PM, show at 9PM.
Tickets $22.50 in advance at Red Cat, Scratch, Highlife and Ditch (Vicoria).
This SAT, FEB 19th CiTR is proud to sponsor a night of local punk presented by SCRATCH RECORDS at the INTERURBAN GALLERY!
B-LINES, DEAD GHOSTS and TIMECOPZ will be playing alongside “SPILLAGE, THEFT AND ROCK & ROLL” , ongoing art installations by Jeffery Lee and Ryan Walter Wagoner.
Doors at 9PM, bands at 10PM.
For more info check out the FACEBOOK EVENT.
CiTR is proud sponsor No More Strangers with San Francisco-based Gobble Gobble, Victoria-based Slam Dunk, and Dbl Dragon on February 26th at The Astoria. Our Victoria friends Slam Dunk were featured in a past issue of Discorder Magazine.
This THUR, FEB 17th join CiTR and Timbre Productions at the RICKSHAW!
Two California noise-pop ‘it’ bands, BEST COAST and WAVVES will be double-headlining – with special guests, NO JOY.
Doors at 8:00PM, show at 9:00PM.
Tickets $18.50 advance at Red Cat, Scratch, Zulu and Highlife Records.
Surrey Winterfest features plenty of live music and performances on February 26th at Central City Plaza. There are vendors, children’s activities and games, music and performance stages, and much much more. Hot Hot Heat, Kyprios, and others will be performing. And don’t forget to stop by the CiTR and CJSF 90.1 FM booth in the vendor area. We’d love to see you — and we might have a surprise for you!
February 26 | 12-10pm | Central City Plaza, Surrey | www.surrey.ca/winterfest
The Seventh Annual White Rock Social Justice Film Festival runs from February 18-19 at the White Rock First United Church. The festival brings a diverse lineup of films focusing on a variety of social and environmental justice issues. For more information and the program guide, visit their website. CiTR is a proud sponsor of the 2011 White Rock Social Justice Film Festival and always proud to support social and environmental justice.
The World Community Film Festival goes straight to the heart of the matter around the world, telling stories about communities and their passions. We hope their stories will inspire you to act in your community, for what you are passionate about.
All films are screened at Langara College and a full film schedule can be found here. Tickets are available at several locations in Vancouver or online. For ticket locations and online ticket purchasing, visit the website for more information. The festival is organized by CoDevelopment Canada, a Vancouver-based organization working for social change and global education in the Americas.
CiTR 101.9 FM is a proud sponsor.
This FRI, FEB 11th CiTR and Timbre are proud to present SEBADOH at the RICKSHAW. The lo-fi pioneers are currently touring to support the reissue of their ’94 album ‘Bakesale’. Opening up will be Portland’s own QUASI.
Doors at 8PM, show at 9:30PM.
Tickets $20.00 – available at Red Cat, Zulu, Highlife and Ditch (Victoria).
A rare theatre experience is happening at Tinseltown tonight! Kabuki is a Japanese form of theatre where dance and drama are intertwined together into a highly-stylized performance. With colorful costumes and intricate makeup, this form of theatre is rarely seen outside of Japan so catch the show before it’s gone! There will be two dramas available, “Triple Lion Dance” and “Heron Maiden“.
For more information, click here!
CoDev World Community Film Festival is happening at Langara with films with an emphasis to bring the world closer together. The festival is saturated with films about different cultures from all around the world and features the common voices that unite humanity. Budrus is one of the documentaries playing about a father/daughter non-violence movement that occurred during the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
The films will be showing throughout the month. For the program and tickets, check this out.
The show will also have…
… an interview with Lawrence Aronsen, the author of City of Love and Revolution: Vancouver in the 60s. A new book discussing the transforming and dynamic city of Vancouver during the hippie movement.
Three sisters return home for a family reunion in Marion Bridge, playing now at the Havana. Producer and actor Terri Taylor fills us on the details. The show runs til Feb 19. Click here for info.
And… Lucky 9, the extraordinary show from Fringe is back for Feb. 19th only! It is a personal story from TJ Dawe about a dramatic and life-changing year of his life, with family anecdotes, references to HBO’s The Wire, and quotes from the writings of Dr. Gabor Mate–who is on today’s show!
Listen in today at 5PM!
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