Last night quite a few CHSR members and myself went to the (@FredTweetUp) Fredericton TweetUp that was held at the (@FredFarmMarket) Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market. What’s a tweetup you ask? A tweetup is the actual face-to-face meeting of Twitter users. Tweetups are a chance for users to meet in real life and convert 140 character engagements or conversations
When Saturday, March 23, 2013 8:00pm until 11:00pm Where Wilser’s Room What Join CHSR 97.9FM on Saturday March 23, 2013 at The Wilser’s Room for an acoustic night as we show off some of Fredericton’s greatest talent. Logan Colter, Brydon Crain and Josh Bravener will take the stage beginning at 8pm. Why Cover is only
When Friday, March 22, 2013 11:00am until 2:00pm Where The Cellar Pub Patio What Pig out with us March 22nd on The Cellar’s patio! Why As part of CHSR’s annual FunDrive we will BBQ you a hot dog for a donation between 11am and 2pm with all proceeds going to CHSR 97.9FM, your campus/community radio
In order to raise funds for CHSR FM, we have asked local businesses and organizations such as The Cellar Pub and Cafe Loka saving bottles for CHSR for the last week of March for our bottle drive. If you’d like to get involved, simply email bondochsr [at] gmail [dot] com for more information! All proceeds
I’ve been spending the last several days of March Break in Saint John, in which it proves somewhat difficult to find local events. Saint John is notorious for having very little going on in comparison to Fredericton, but it was nice to spend some time back home. However, wandering off to the Saint John Community
Great way to end the month and begin the March break here at the university! DOCTalks, an event aimed at “engaging, enlightening and empowering people and communities, with the goal of promoting deeper levels of understanding and creating sustainable change within society – locally and globally” has been on going since the 14th of February. The
After living in Fredericton for two months, I haven’t been out too often. Despite the amount of free time I’ve had, my desire to face the bracing winds and drastically changing weather was essentially non-existent. However, on a milder day like today, I found my way downtown to Strange Adventures, the comic book store on
A national marathon to raise awareness about homelessness. Now live, and will broadcast all night. Listen for a good cause!
CHSR 97.9 FM was first broadcast on January 22nd, 1961 and this year marks our fifty second year on air.
Shake N Bake 3: The Belle Comedians! Redwood Fields! The Lee Harvey Oswalds! November 2, 10pm, $8 at the door! See you there!
Welcome all new and prospective members! The next T1 training session will be held on October 25 at 5:00pm until 7:00pm in Room 103 in the Student Union Building (SUB). That’s a conference room on the second level.
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
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
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!
Last night, CHSR rocked the house with Hungry Hearts, Tupperware Remix Party, Grand Theft Bus, and Scientists of Sound, with Mizz Maxxine spinning between sets. All of these artists made this a SPECTACULAR show, and I hope you all had a great time! Also at the concert, off to one side of the stage, painter Sharon produced
The Party Concert returns! Last year, CHSR-FM 97.9 hosted one of the best concerts of the year, and we’re doing it again! Join us on October 13, 2011 at the SUB Cafeteria for Shake ‘n’ Bake II. This year’s lineup includes: Grand Theft Bus Scientists of Sound Tupperware Remix Party Hungry Hearts and between sets:
CHSR and Gallerie Connexion are proud and excited to present: KILL MATILDA with the Nailheads on September 12 at Gallerie Connexion, 440 York St, Fredericton. $5 at the door, doors open at 8pm. Drop by to hear a very loud rock show, and say Hi to CHSR! Let’s kick of the week with a ROCK!
Look for CHSR volunteers around both UNB & STU campuses during Orientation week! Many of our volunteers will be wearing our aquamarine t-shirts, and at least one will be wearing a tophat. Ask them about what you can get involved with at the station, and what to listen for. Specific events to watch out for: