Welcome to all new and prospective members! We’ll be holding another basic (T1) training session to introduce new members to the way that CHSR works, the basic rules you have to follow to do radio, and to explore some of the ideas you have for how to get involved. The next T1 training session will
Hello new members! There will be a T1 Training session on Wednesday, September 26 from 3pm to about 5pm. It will be located in Room 103, a conference room by the Atrium in the Student Union Building. T1 training will tell you about how the station works, how you can get involved, and the main
September is a busy time, you’re settling in to a new year of classes, meeting new friends and connecting with old friends. You’re working out your social schedule, and trying to figure out what you’re going to do with your spare time.
Why not consider CHSR?
There were once clear musical boundaries, perhaps. Maybe its a myth, and we just think that we have it more complex, and that we can just squint a bit and fit all the disparate parts back together again, smooth over differences. It’s not like it needs to be one thing or the other, but both
Take A Ride – Rockets To Ruin Once Bitten – Creepin Cadavers Say It If You Mean It – Tsunami Bomb Save Yourself – Chaos Theory Doubletap of the week: Use Your Claws and Bored of the Lie by the black frame spectacle! We’ve Come Too Far To Live In The Past by Hearts Under Fire was the song of the
Shearing Pinx (Facebook) Random Cuts (Bandcamp) Winter Coats (Facebook) The Lee Harvey Oswalds (Facebook) May 30, 8pm (doors open by 7pm) Gallery Connexion (440 York Street) (Facebook) All ages welcome Wet/Dry (alcohol available for those of age) About the bands: Shearing Pinx are a noise/garage/punk band from Vancouver making their way across Canada to play Obey
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Most people mark the arrival of summer by the change of the weather; I tend to mark them by the change in our schedule.. 🙂 Yes, it’s time for the summer schedule, so some shows are heading out, some are brand new. Here’s the run-down:
Did you miss the LIVE episode of STRANGE ENCOUNTERS? Well, miss it no more! Here are all the recordings — including the ones that didn’t make it to air. They are currently airing in the time slots for THE WEIRD SHOW (the primary slot it 9am Saturday mornings, but it repeats throughout the schedule), and
Have you ever had a STRANGE ENCOUNTER? The WEIRD Show and P.R.O.F. (Paranormal Researchers Of Fredericton) present: STRANGE ENCOUNTERS! March 30, 8pm until 11pm! A three-hour tour through the paranormal, UFOs and cryptozoology! Join us as we discuss demons, ghosts, ufos, bigfoot, Nessie and more! With special guests, including: Stanton Friedman, Nathan Schoonover,
CHSR Presents: HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN! The grindhouse sensation is coming back to Fredericton! BUT wait — there’s MORE! Q&A with Director JASON EISNER! Door Prizes! Short Film: EARWIGS DJ STV spins you into the grind! More, more, MORE! Tuesday, March 27 — 9pm $5 for students! $7 for general admission !
The staff and volunteers at CHSR-FM 97.9 endeavour to bring a unique voice and service to the community — and have been doing this for over fifty years! We continue to grow, and have great plans t0 grow over the next year, including: a new transmitter, more sessions, more remote broadcasts, more, more, more! If
The CIS National Men’s Hockey Tournament is back in Fredericton! And CHSR brought you all the games! Tune in a half-hour before the games for pre-game coverage. Our crew this year included the dynamic duo of Dave (Ritchie) and Dave (Kilfoil), as well as interviewers and commentators Justin Marshall, Nick Murray, Michael Bourgeouis and Matthew Mulkern!
Unfortunately, the March Break and a last-minute problem mean that we won’t be bringing you hockey coverage tonight. We are fully committed to full coverage of the CIS Nationals games starting on March 22, including bringing back Dave Ritchie as play-by-play host. Good luck to the UNB V-Reds in their 3rd game of the AUS
It’s time once again for the Barry Awards! Here’s your chance to shout out “I LOVE THIS STUFF!” Voting opens February 16 and runs until February 23. See the Barry Awards page for more details on how to vote for your favourites! UPDATE: The awards have now been presented. See The Barry Awards page for
After the great debut of our two newest sportscasters last Saturday, CHSR-FM will return to the Aitken Centre again this weekend to bring hockey fans around the world live coverage! UNB will be playing against Acadia on Friday night and Dalhousie on Saturday. On Friday and Saturday, tune in to 97.9 FM in the Greater
Another term has begun, and that brings with it some changes to the schedule. The new jazz and blues show Beyond the Blues began last week. It runs every Tuesday morning from 10am until 11am. Join host Peter Hansen for an enlightening look at the blues industry, the inspiration and the musical form. Interested in research? Curious
We’ll be broadcasting the hockey game from Halifax tonight! Big thanks to Dave Kilfoil and Jonathan Pickett for the road game! Pretty soon, we’ll be back in the swing of things for regular UNB V-Reds coverage again! If you are interested in helping out, send an email to sports [at] chsrfm [dot] ca .
CAN! Episode 6 “Disability and Access to Care” examines barriers and challenges faced by those with disabilities and their loved ones in the Fredericton area. The episode features interviews with two individuals who examine the issue from two different viewpoints. The first is the Chairman of the Human Rights Commission, Randy Dickinson, who looks at
CAN! Episode 5 “Structural Roots of Poverty in Aboriginal Communities” examines past and present barriers that contribute to poverty in Aboriginal communities. The episode features interviews with a number of local contacts. Dr. Roland Chrisjohn, Chair of the Native Studies Department at St. Thomas University provides us some of the historical background to the topic.
CAN! Episode 4 “Overcoming Barriers to Health Care as Newcomers to Canada” examines accessibility of health care in New Brunswick for immigrants, refugees, international students, and their children. There is an interview with Kathryn Gates, the International Student Advisor from the University of New Brunswick and a round table discussion with three members of the
CAN! Episode 3 “Substance Abuse in Queer Communities: Structural Oppression and Cultures of Intoxication” spotlights a relatively taboo topic as respectfully as possible. Interviews with queer scholars, activists, and writers are complemented by local and international music and poetry. Shaun Bartone, a transgendered scholar and community activist, provides insight into the way our society teaches
CAN! Episode 2 “What the Frack?!?: Hydraulic Fracturing in New Brunswick” explores the topic of shale gas exploitation in the local context. Structural geologist Adrian Park and former U.S. Department of Energy inspector Jim Emberger explain the process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and discuss what it means for New Brunswickers. Calvin Tillman, the former mayor
CAN! Episode 1: “Expressing Experiences of Family Violence through Art”, looks at the issue of family violence both as a systemic issue and as a personal experience. The episode gives a brief overview of the nature of family violence, its’ prevalence in the Fredericton community, and how those who lived through the trauma are now