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Guitarist Adrian Verdejo: Guest Appearance and Live Performance on 4’33”

Please join me in welcoming Adrian Verdejo for a live on-air performance on 4’33”, on Monday, Dec. 1st, 6-7pm.

unnamedAs an in-demand Vancouver-based guitarist, Adrian performs both as a soloist and with the Victoria Guitar Trio and Erato Ensemble. He has also performed with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the Turning Point Ensemble and the Aventa Ensemble, amongst many others.

Adrian will be showcasing his recent album release of solo electric guitar music, Modern Hearts, featuring works by Jordan Nobles, Nicole Lizée and James Tenney, Tristan Murail, Scott Edward Godin and Rodney Sharman.

On Modern Hearts:
“Verdejo delivers an album of wonder, curiosity and pure, focused energy” – Bradford Werner, ThisIsClassicalGuitar.com

On Adrian Verdejo:
“… the guitarist’s star continues to rise thanks to his ability to inject new ideas, seasoned virtuosity, and, yes, a dash of amped-up energy into the local contemporary-music scene.” – Alexander Varty, The Georgia Straight

Shindig Night Seven: Glad Rags, Stanley Park and Tarantula Head

shindig-final-low-resNext Tuesday is Alumni Night at SHiNDiG, followed by a fresh batch of local talent! Post-punk band Poles won this week, and will be back to compete in the semi-finals in January.

Founded in 1983, SHiNDiG has provided a platform to showcase local bands and musicians in all genres. This year, prizes include studio time, features in Discorder Magazine, music industry consultations, and showcases with Music Waste and Canadian Music Week!

On Tuesday, December 2nd, Glad Rags, Stanley Park, and Tarantula Head will be taking the stage.

Glad Rags is a female punk band, consisting of Andrea Demers, Sarah Jane Taylor, Tracy Thorn, and Selina Koop. Their debut EP was released in August, and can be streamed below!

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UBC Thunderbirds on CiTR Sports

Saturday, November 22

Canada West Conference

Volleyball (Women’s)

Winnipeg Wesmen (6W-5L) vs. UBC Thunderbirds (7W-6L)
Venue: War Memorial Gym
Starting 5:00 PM | Live on CiTR.ca — Tune in via CanadaWest.TV

Volleyball (Men’s)

Winnipeg Wesmen (8W-3L) vs. UBC Thunderbirds (9W-4L)
Venue: War Memorial Gym
Starting 7:00 PM after women’s match | Live on CiTR.ca — Tune in via CanadaWest.TV

Commentators: Lenny Tabakman, Jason Wang

UBC Thunderbirds on CiTR Sports

Friday, November 21

Canada West Conference

Ice Hockey (Men’s)

Manitoba Bisons (6W-8L-0RT) vs. UBC Thunderbirds (6W-6L-2RT)
Venue: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre — Thunderbird Arena
Face-off 7:00 PM | Live on CiTR.ca via streaming video at CanadaWest.TV

Looking For An Arts Director at CiTR!

Are you intfire micerested in being our next Arts Director?  We are currently looking for someone, or some two, to take on this role.  The Arts Report is one of CiTR’s flagship programs, helping us serve our community by reporting on local and underrepresented cultural events happening at UBC and in the Lower Mainland.  For a complete look at the Volunteer Position Description, including desired qualifications and responsibilities, please email: programming[a]citr.ca

Application Deadline: Nov.26

Perks/Training Opportunities
● Ability to develop skills in writing, broadcast, and administration
● Opportunities for networking and developing contacts in the local Arts Community
● The opportunity to attend local arts events for free
● Meeting and interviewing local artists
● Opportunity to mentor and develop volunteers

 

Discorder Readership Survey!

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Hey readers! Have you picked up a copy of Discorder lately?

That magazine from CiTR 101.9 FM wants to know more about its readers and how you feel about the magazine. Fill out the Discorder Readership Survey, and you’ll be entered in a draw to win gift certificates to Vinyl Records, The Rickshaw, and The Lido!

The survey is 25 questions, and can be accessed here. All feedback is greatly appreciated!

If you haven’t already, pick up the current issue of Discorder for features on Dada Plan, Lié, Colin Cowan, and more.

 

Shindig Night Six: Alea Rae, Poles and Scotty P & The Virgins

shindig-final-low-resNew week, new SHiNDiG! Congrats to SKIM MILK, who won last night and will be moving on to the semi-finals in January!

Along with exposure in the local music scene, entrants have the opportunity to win studio time, features in Discorder Magazine, music industry consultations, and showcases with Music Waste, Canadian Music Week, and AMS Events.

Next Tuesday, November 25th promises to be another night of diverse talent with Alea Rae, Poles, and Scotty P & The Virgins hitting the stage.

Alea Rae is a sad indie-folk trio, consisting of Alea Rae Clark, Patrick Farrugia, and Jeremiah Ackermann. Take a listen to their split single “Flies & Lancaster” below!

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UBC Thunderbirds on CiTR Sports

Saturday, November 15

Canada West Conference

Volleyball (Women’s)

Alberta Pandas (8W-3L) vs. UBC Thunderbirds (7W-4L)
Venue: War Memorial Gym
Starting 5:00 PM | Live on 101.9 FM

Volleyball (Men’s)

Alberta Golden Bears (11W-0L) vs. UBC Thunderbirds (7W-3L)
Venue: War Memorial Gym
Starting 7:00 PM following women’s match | Live on 101.9 FM

UBC Thunderbirds on CiTR Sports

Friday, November 14

Canada West Conference

Ice Hockey (Women’s)

Alberta Pandas (7W-3L-0RT) vs. UBC Thunderbirds (7W-1L-2RT)
Venue: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre — Thunderbird Arena
Face-off 7:00 PM | Live on 101.9 FM

November Workshop: Interviewing 101.9

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Interviewing 101.9


Former CiTR Arts Director Adam Janusz will take you through the basics of interviewing live on the air.
Wednesday November 26th 7pm-9pm in Council Chambers(Room 206) of the Student Union Building



Whether it’s formulating good interview questions or wrangling your subject for an interview, we got your back! Join Adam Janusz, former CiTR Arts Director and host of the Arts Report, for an introduction to interviewing that will get you pumped and ready to take on the world.


Workshops are free for CiTR members but there is limited capacity! RSVP at volunteer@citr.ca