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Shop for Festival Passes at the Fundrive Finale Silent Auction!

Join us March 7 at the Biltmore for our Fundrive Rock ‘n’ Roll Lottery and support your favourite radio station by bidding on our donor gifts!

Festivalgoers, be ready for some crazy bidding wars.

Save money for airfare by getting a good deal on Two Platinum Passes to NXNE (June 13-22). Or, get two Sled Island Passes (June 18-22) and be part of their much anticipated return!

Not in your budget to travel this summer? Shop for favourite Vancouver-based festivals:

Experience top-notch documentary film by getting tickets to DOXA Documentary Film Festival (May 2-11). Get your folk-fix with Weekend Passes to the Vancouver Folk Music Festival (July 18-20). And witness un-juried and uncensored theatre at the Vancouver Fringe Festival (Sept 4-14).

For a chance to bid and win all of these festival tickets while supporting CiTR, make sure you get tickets in advance for this year’s Fundrive Finale (only $10!).

Stay put for more Silent Auction previews!

Check out our new digs

CiTR is very excited to be moving into the New Student Union Building!

Highlights of CiTR’s space in the new SUB:

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- 200+ additional square feet for studios, libraries, offices and work spaces
- located right off the main concourse – no one will forget that UBC has a radio station
- our wall opens up to create a performance space for bands to play out into the SUB

Remember the new broadcast boards you helped us buy last year? They will be beautiful centerpieces in our new studios! Thank you for your support!

We will also throw a BIG PARTY to show you the new space.

We went on a hard hat tour. Check it out!

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Nardwuar and his Fundrive treats

Want to know something? Good for you!

Nardwuar offers the following as a thank you for your $50 donation to CiTR this year:

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1. Nardwuar DVD, Tough Age LP, and the books “Old Man & the Sea” + “Adventures in Solitude”

2. Nardwuar DVD, The New Pornographers LP, and the books “The Lonely End of the Rink” + “Adventures in Solitude”

3. Nardwuar DVD, Jay Arner LP, Thor CD, and a Firstar Montreal ‘History of Hockey’ hat

4. Nardwuar DVD, Sugarglider LP, Thor CD, and a Firstar Vancouver ‘History of Hockey’ hat

5. Two Nardwuar DVD’s, a 7″ Thor record, and a Firstar Toronto ‘History of Hockey’ hat

Call 604 822 8648 right now!

Thanks to Nardwuar Records, Thor and Firstar for the ‘History of Hockey’ hats, and Harbour Publishing for the books!

 

3 p.m. Friday update

Dear Diary,

Friday. Last day of February. The weather is nice.

All I can think about is COOKIES!cookies

Radio Zero is offering up homemade cookies for set donations to CiTR. I’m getting hungry. Them cookies are so good and can even come gluten free upon request. Not only that, but donations can get guestlist perks to Ice Cream Social parties. I’m donating to CiTR right now!

I can rub cookies on my face all night. On the dancefloor. And I won’t be alone.

Donate now!  Online or call 604 822 8648

 

Timbre Concerts Presents: Angel Olsen with Cian Nugent

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On Thursday, March 6, Angel Olsen will bring her beautiful folk musings to the Media Club!

The show is one of the first on an extensive tour throughout Canada, the US and Europe, and is in support of her latest album, Burn Your Fire For No Witness. Released on Jagjaguwar on February 18, the album has already received numerous impressive reviews in the short time it has been out. Joining Angel Olsen will be the talented Cian Nugent.

Read a review of Burn Your Fire For No Witness in this month’s Discorder magazine! (more…)

Takin’ Turns February Edition | Feb 26

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Quickly gaining a reputation for “The best musical value in town,” this Wednesday Takin’ Turns will bring the heartfelt folk of Rick Keating, the sultry tales of Lindsay Robertson, and the delta blues of Craig Williams to the Prophouse Cafe.

Come join in effort to keep culture alive on The Drive! Admission is by donation ($10 suggested), and there will be a raffle in aid of First Call with 1st price donated by Bonerattle Music.

For more information, visit the Takin’ Turns Facebook page and website.

Sponsored by CiTR, 101.9 FM.

Fundrive Total $18,100!

Crimes and Treasons is on now! Call 604-822-8648 to donate, or visit www.citr.ca/donate. Help us break $19,000! So close to $20,000!

Call now to get these amazing prize packs that the Crimes N Treasons boys put together!

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UBC Thunderbirds on CiTR Sports

Saturday, February 22

Canada West Conference — Final-Four Championship

Volleyball (Women’s)

(3) Manitoba Bisons 0 — 3 UBC Thunderbirds (1)
Final | Venue: War Memorial Gym

UBC Thunderbirds women's volleyball on CiTR 101.9 FM Sports

Kirsty Setterlund is the key playmaker on the UBC Thunderbirds varsity women’s volleyball team.

UBC Thunderbirds on CiTR Sports

Friday, February 21

Canada West Conference — Final-Four Semi-Final

Volleyball (Women’s)

(7) Okanagan Heat 1 — 3 UBC Thunderbirds (1)
Final | Venue: War Memorial Gym

UBC Thunderbirds on CiTR Sports

Saturday, February 15

Basketball (Men’s)

(19W-3L) Victoria Vikes 89 — 73 UBC Thunderbirds (11W-11L)
Final | Venue: War Memorial Gym

UBC Thunderbirds men's basketball on CiTR 101.9 FM Sports

Tommy Nixon provides accurate shooting for the UBC Thunderbirds varsity men’s basketball team.

Basketball (Women’s)

(15W-7L) Victoria Vikes 69 — 79 UBC Thunderbirds (16W-6L)
Final | Venue: War Memorial Gym

UBC Thunderbirds women's basketball on CiTR 101.9 FM Sports

Kristjana Young is a key leading scorer on the UBC Thunderbirds varsity women’s basketball team.