On the show this week: Front Page Gap The Mind Relish the Haze Gone By Extras CQ: Name some aspect of human culture that has yet to be remixed, reinvented or otherwise significantly changed or abandoned due to modern technology — and then propose how it could or should be changed. Full list of 38
A gathering of clouds. A sudden drop of temperature. A few tentative dribbles of water, suddenly a torrent. The power of a sudden storm cannot be understated, but neither can its beauty. This summer, we’ll have many a minor tempest, but one major Tempest: the Shakespeare in the Park this year features the story of
Trevor, the owner/operator of Fredericton’s community swap shop for digital goods, Digital World, dropped by to talk about this vital economic cog in our neighbourhood. We talk about the nearly 30-year span of the store, the change in the meaning of “digital goods”, and muse about the future. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:
In this episode, we spoke with Elizabeth Marshall, an artist originally from Fredericton and now living in Ottawa. She’s back in town with an exhibition current at The Annex Gallery in the Fredericton Playhouse, entitled Détachment. Cedric Noel, summer student and musical artist in his own right joins Tim and myself as we chat about
On the show this week: Front Page The Limerick of Life By The Numbers (Approximately) Stupid, Funny or Awesome? CQ: How can some humour or knowledge can only be understood in a single language — and will we ever reach a state of “universal language” in which all things can be described? Full list of
Water is the most precious substance on the Earth. The fact that we have an abundance of it doesn’t diminish this fact, but it often makes us overlook it. As the rains pour down, let us take a moment to celebrate the water, even as we sometimes struggle to keep ourselves above it.. Endless Falls
Stephen Lewis dropped by today to talk about being The Big Band of One and share his experiences going from the kid in the audience listening to his favourite bands play to being the opening act — and then providing the opening act for the next generation.
Two members of the Fredericton Motorcycle Club, Doug and Dènis dropped by the station to tell us about the upcoming Toy Run on June 8. From coffee-holders for your bike to the appeal of the open road, hear it all!
With the temperatures suddenly jumping 20 degrees, and the humidity becoming a huge factor, it’s time to practice a little mind over matter. We imagine ourselves on a plateau of snow and frozen water, in the midst of the Southernmost continent, the polar opposite of our predicament. Perhaps there, we can finally cool off! Antarctica
It’s time for a new look for summer — why not make it a CHSR look?
The new 2013 CHSR T-shirts are in!
It is time once again that we honour two of the founding fathers of CAFFEEN!, the ambitious creator of ambient music (Brian Eno), and the artist who introduced me to a whole different kind of music (Mike Oldfield).
On the show this week: Front Page; No Closure for Disclosure; Sensory Deception; If You Build It; Extras; CQ: Name a single fiction — whether a novel, a TV series, a movie, a play, whatever — which has made a profound change and inspiration in your life — and tell us why it should inspire others.
Media distorts the message, as does our perceptions. What follows is a dream — or a dream of reality in which someone dreams — of a war movie that may also be the evening news..
With millions of channels of information, who do you turn to for the full story? Who do you trust? And which stories do you pay attention to?
On the show this week: Front Page; Science Friction; Mistaken Hide Entity; Extras; CQ: What impact, if any, would you think that the confirmed discovery of Bigfoot, alien beings or perpetual motion devices have on everyday life?
In ancient times, it was believed that “to name a thing is to have power over it.” While it generally was applied to demons, angels and (in some cases) science, perhaps art and music are the most appropriate places to apply this trick today.
Today’s Lunchbox was a casual discussion of transhumanism: the idea that we may one day (perhaps not so far from today) transfer our very beings into computer form, with intermediate steps of increasing implants and cybernetic augmentation..
Sometimes, it feels like the seasons pass too slowly…
Or rather, the transitions are delayed, like someone waking from sleep but not completely.
Every morning, I know this feeling.
It is Spring..
Of all the places I’ve been, it’s the lands of dreams that I wish to return to the most. These lands are harder to find again, and often aren’t what you remember, only what you imagine you remember..
But I found her! The women I met before.
I found out her name.
On the show this week:
From Down Here
From Up There
CQ: What would you put in a 10-year time capsule — and how does that differ from what you would have put a decade ago?
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I had a dream, vivid and inexplicable. I knew it was a dream, and yet it still felt largely like it came from somewhere else.
There was a figure in the dream. Someone I did not know. Someone I met.
Where did she come from?
And can I go there again?
Adrian Park talks classical music and opera and his show, Diversions, and Kiwi the Fairy spreads magic and brings Tim and Jaclyn Reinhart into the studio.