Archive for the category "radio"

Happy 15th Anniversary CKWX News1130

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It’s been 15 years since News1130 hit the airways in Vancouver offering up all-news, all the time (with traffic and weather on the 1’s). They’ve survived some tumultuous times in the local radio economy and have branched out to social media – even hosting their first Tweetup a few months ago that welcomed about a […]

CJSF’s Sound Therapy Radio at Gallery Gachet

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Last night I was a guest on CJSF 90.1FM‘s Sound Therapy Radio broadcast live from Gallery Gachet in the Gastown. Tuesday Night Live is a weekly program hosted by Jay Peachy and Ryan Fletcher aimed at exploring the Art of the Mind. The program focuses on issues of mental wellness, creative expression and personal sustainability. […]

The Peak Performance Project 2009

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The Peak Performance Project, also known as the biggest music grant program in Canadian History, wraps up its first year with a final showcase downtown tonight. Created by 100.5 The Peak and Music BC, this is a $5.29 million program that will run each year (for the next seven years) aiming to develop and boost […]

Goodbye Talk1410

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There have been many changes in the Vancouver radio landscape over the last year or so and while some have been great (such as the addition of The Peak 100.5 and Shore 104.1), the mics of many beloved personalities have been turned off. This morning I hopped into a Zipcar and while the tuner said […]

A Conversation with George Stroumboulopoulos

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This morning I sat on the steps of the Terry Fox Plaza in downtown Vancouver with George Stroumboulopoulos and chatted about the city, music, hockey, and his greatest passions in life; radio and motorcycles. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr I first met George at the David Suzuki Foundation/Vancouver Fashion Week wrap up party earlier […]