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DOXA Spotlight: “Come Worry With Us!” | May 6

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CiTR is proud to present the screening of Come Worry With Us! at this year’s DOXA Documentary Film Festival. The film follows violinist Jessica Moss and singer/songwriter Efrim Menuck of Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra through their decision to bring their toddler on tour throughout North America with the band. Set against the swelling strings, distorted guitar and impassioned performances of the band, are quiet moments of frank and open discussion with Jessica, Efrim, as well as their friends and family (including musician Julie Dorion) as they talk about being musicians and parents.

Artistic communities are often the place where political praxis is put to the test, and Come Worry With Us! is a poignant example of this fact. Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra have been making protest folk, free jazz, and neo-classical music for over 15 years. Having intentionally opted out of the corporate music industry for the DIY alternative, their sound and political convictions are imbued with a punk rock ethos and aesthetic.

The screening is happening on Tuesday, May 6 at the Rio Theatre. Tickets are $15, and available online here.

For more information, visit the Come Worry With Us page on the Doxa Webite.

Crimes & Treasons Live from The Astoria

WEEKLY FEVER NIGHT AT THE ASTORIA…
…but with a MANIC CRIMINAL twist.

On April 29, MANIA MAG and CRIMES & TREASONS is taking over your tuesday night!
BROADCASTED LIVE ON 101.9fm CiTR from 9-11pm. Listen in or be there for the real real.
“Listen as they bring you everything rap related, including the freshest cuts old and new, completely unedited and uncensored.”

DJ sets going all nightCTAstoria

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Doors 9pm
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HOSTED BY
Jamal Steeles

DJ’s
The Crimes and Treasons Team:
DJ Relly Rel$,
That Homeboy Jules
& Jamal Steeles

THAT GOOD HIP HOP ALL NIGHT

DOXA Documentary Film Festival | May 2 – 11

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The DOXA Documentary Film Festival starts next week!

Presented by the Documentary Media Society, this ten-day festival is the largest documentary film festival in Western Canada, and features both Canadian and international films on a broad range of topics. From mountain gorillas to cartoon ponies and the men who love them, wild boars, roller derby grrrls, young agrarians and stick insects, all captured in their natural habitat, DOXA has it all. This year’s festival features more than 90 films and 78 screenings, proving that documentary knows no bounds!

A wide range of festival pass and ticket options are available throughout the festival. Check out the festival ticket page for pricing information here.

Check out a feature on DOXA in this month’s Discorder magazine!

For more information, check out the DOXA website and Facebook page.

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Ballet BC presents UN/A April 24-26 2014

 

By Danielle Piper

Ballet BC continues its 2013-2014 season with UN/A April 24-26, following their spectacular performance of Grace Symmetry in February. Similar to Grace Symmetry, UN/A will showcase three new pieces of choreography by Gioconda Barbuto, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, and Cayetano Soto, who are renowned for their previous works in the international dance world. (more…)

Real Reggae Music | April 26

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On Saturday April 26, CiTR DJ George Barrett presents REAL REGGAE MUSIC at the Grandview Legion Hall!

Featuring DJ sets by Louie Sutherland, DJ Froggy, DJ Lyden Dehya and DJ Lion King. Come out at 8PM to enjoy some real Jamaican food and refreshments!

Advance tickets are $10 and available at Riddim & Spice and Highlife Records. For more information, visit the Facebook event page here.

Sponsored by CiTR, 101.9FM!

Vancouver: An Evening with Mellissa Fung | April 29

Screen Shot 2014-04-01 at 2.42.12 PMJournalist, former CBC reporter, and Author of “UNDER AN AFGHAN SKY,” Award-winning journalist Mellissa Fung will discuss her experience as a reporter covering the Canadian military mission in Afghanistan, and her recent return to the country for the first time since her abduction there in 2009. The evening will include a screening of Mellissa’s documentary for CBC’s The National about her recent return to Afghanistan.

“Under an Afghan Sky” on sale with signing opportunity, as well as Afghan jewellery and handmade products available for sale!

Come out on Tuesday April 29th, 2014 at 7:00pm at HR MacMillan Space Centre, 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver BC for this amazing experience.

Tickets are $10 for students (ID required upon entry), $15 Early Bird tickets (before April 10th), or $20 after April 10th and at the door.

Book your tickets online here, or in person at Zulu Records! (1972 W. 4th Avenue, Vancouver)

The Dillinger Escape Plan with Trash Talk, Retox & Shining | April 18

995610_457636624358373_1340863208_nTimbre Concerts presents The Dillinger Escape Plan with Special Guests Trash TalkRetox, & Shining!

The Dillinger Escape Plan is an American heavy rock band, on tour to support their latest release “One of Us is the Killer.”

Come out and show your support on Friday April 18th, 2014! (19+/ no minors)

Doors open at 7:00pm, Show at 8:00pm at the Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings, Vancouver BC)

Tickets are $20 (plus appl. s/c) and are available online hereRed Cat RecordsZulu RecordsHighlife Records & SCRAPE records!

Don’t miss out & get your tickets now!

Resonating Reconciliation on CiTR

“Resonating Reconciliation” is a project funding local Aboriginal producers in 40 Canadian community radio stations to produce 30-minute documentaries on the legacies of Indian Residential Schools. This project was initiated by NCRA and Red Jam Slam Society with a grant from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada.

 
CiTR’s Producer:
Matthew Norris is a Masters student in UBC’s Political Science Program and a member of the Lac La Ronge First Nation in Saskatchewan. Matthew has been highly active in the Indigenous community on campus; being the founding president of the First Nations Studies Student Association, an organizational member for the 2012 Global Indigenous Conference, a familiar face amongst activist circles, a past Project and Research assistant for the First Nations Studies program at UBC, and a graduate with a double Major from UBC’s department of Political Science and First Nations Studies undergraduate programs.

CiTR Resonating Reconciliation - Matthew Norris

 
His current research, within the field of Political Theory, focuses on avenues of Indigenous resurgence within deliberative democractic institutions, with a particular emphasis on the role of civil disobedience and self-empowerment in acheiving transformative change within marginalizing and oppressive colonial instutitions, alongside the impact these institutions have on Indigenous identities and sense of self.

Nimbus Recording Competition Finals | April 25

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On Friday April 25, The Nimbus School of Recording Arts presents their Recording Competition Finals at the Cellar Nightclub!

Over the past several weeks, 173 acts from around the world have entered this year’s Nimbus Recording Competition. They were adjudicated by Nimbus Music Business students who have chosen the follow four acts to perform, as finalists:

IF WE ARE MACHINES – A Vancouver based, Psychadelic-Indie Hard Rock
MINDIL BEACH MARKETS – A funk, hip-hop and reggae influenced band from Victoria
RAQUEL COLE – Singer songwriter with a distinctive country style hailing from Vernon, BC
REAL MAD DECENT – Young Vancouver rock band influenced by the Red Hot Chilli Peppers as well as funk and hip-hop

Cellar Nightclub – 1006 Granville St, Vancouver // Doors 7 PM
Advance Tickets $10 plus s/c at Neptoon, Red Cat, & Zulu Records, and available online here.
All ticket proceeds from the finals will be donated to Music Heals!

For more information, visit the Facebook event page here.

Sponsored by CiTR, 101.9 FM!