Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archives May 6 1990, Page 87

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 6, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Free press May 1990 radio Good to the Cor coffin Coop radio begins cablecast this june by Susie Strachan theres no top 40 on this new radio no Light less or Paresis Tible announcers theres not a whisper of mainstream any and while its unusual for radio stations to practice before they Start surfing the for the month of Corm on the Videon dial is prac timing its Cable casting technique to get ready for their june 7 the tiny cooperative radio station located in the arts Pace building Down Fin accompanied by James town has big Hopes to reach inner City the physically new canadians and anyone else who will listen to radio with in the idea behind the station is to provide a stage for local bands and music which never makes it onto the top 40 format stations or the plus local musicians and writers who want to be station manager Jim Pringle says the Sta Tion grew out of a coalition of people who had been involved with the Campus radio station at the University of Manitoba which was shut Down in people from the mid eighties Campus radio revival group univer sity of Manitoba radio plus people from Vancouver Coop these people decided to give it another shot because the climate for funding seemed Ftp Tant ii it in but arts Agency funding didst re emphasis Lar just of Artsy really come through As were not profession stuff but of the just trained said adding the station was incorporated in 1988 and there Are now three staff the Chacha and the Salsa i hear emphasis int just on Artsy stuff but these influences in said on bringing in the Community and Community who is also a Singer and percussionist in a to action groups and looking at alternative mural Salsa papa Mambo and the Sical tastes and Public said Pringle Gilbert Dong Corm station manager Jim Pringle says equipment is the most expensive part of a collective member and fundraiser Kristen Templin said cafe programming will expand to include anything we want a weekly spot could have a rotating schedule of drama and news and documentary or it could take the form of a variety show in a Magazine format for wide or we could split into Many programs under the Wing of the collect she Carol who hosts connection Latina which shows the latin South Ameri can roots of North american and european pop music is geared toward listeners interested in history and All through pop music there is a latin beat running right from the prewar tango to the by thu Al a the programs jump from garage band Rock and latin beat music to shows which take a world View on politics and alternative life the station will Only be broadcasting an 18 hour Day on weekends at because there Are Only 15 people actively program although around 60 have been trained in technical equilibrium cafe is being put together by the women collective for radio pro the first show in the series of in House performances recorded live at the Corm studio features music and interviews with Karen Bev Nicol and Lisa Saro i have Good friends who Are collectors of this Type of and Ive heard a few ethnomusicology its Are really interested in the other programs underway include Worl dial by Ken Tyler who will be spinning music from around the the y r radio show with Dan Savoie and David Klassen which features music ranging from Punk to Folk and supports local bands by playing their garage and co circuit hosted by Anton Perlman and Karina Ledwos which Powers through acid and House the plug in music program with Dave Moul Den looks at audio tales from the Vinyl Jungle is hosted by into the music store owner Greg tonn and Nuestro America hosted by Oscar contrary looks at Central american other programs will take advantage of a Large open room which turns into a sound Booth cutting put background sound during panel discussions on City Council according to one of the few live segments in the begin Ning will be the opening night party which will be emceed by Kris he we would like to do More because it costs less in terms of the an hour but the Cable company is a bit unexpected but funny things happen when youre going the taping equipment in the Small sound Booth is pretty the tape reel Oreel recorder and mixing Board were donated and some of it is in the repair As equipment is the most expensive part of running the station is Al ways looking for what we need most Are microphones and we could use a carte machine to run our Spon Sor said that and a music we will be approaching record companies and we have received donations from into the most people Are just relying on their own the coaxial Cable Hookup which allows Ca ble users to plug in their stereos at a Cost of a month is Only available West of the red the station will be sticking to this and other crts guidelines for cooperative radio hoping to make the pm airwaves in the fun but for the studio is booked volunteers Are Canning technicians Are setting up the coaxial Hookup with i Deon and program sponsors Are being lined the biggest thing we have to avoid is dead titbits israeli birth celebrated there will be Many voices raised in song today at the Shearey Zedek synagogue in commemoration of the 42nd yom Haat Maut he brew for Independence Day marking the anniversary of the birth of the state of Joseph Wolinsky collegiate 17th annual yom Haat Maut song festival will be presented today april 29 at Theyna Gogue at561 Wellington the students have written then own their own says Vic principal Chan were looking Forward to a Nice evening of Shiel added that most of the songs have English lyrics with some containing hebrew Between 30 and 40 students will perform before an audience that has averaged Between 400 and 500 people in the last few tickets for the performance Are for adults and for summer Bike routes underway three bicycle routes will reestablished in the City for to use during the summer beginning on May 1990 and each sunday and statutory Holiday throughout the sum Mer these routes will be available Wellington Crescent be tween Harrow Street and Aca Demy Road to Sun set Wolseley Avenue Between Raglan Road and Maryland to Sunset Andt Scotia and Cross streets be tween Armstrong Avenue and Johns to these routes will be barricaded at each end to prevent motorists other than local residents from using the while the Wellington Crescent and Wolseley Avenue routes have been available to cyclists for Sev eral the latter route was established this year on a oneyear trial lord Roberts club to reopen the rebuilt lord Roberts Community Centre building will be officially opening next May 11 the Community Centre burned to the ground in 1988 and the new including Day care Centre has the same Square footage but the space is better or Bain Gair editor Susie Strachan for editorial announcements a information Call executive assistant Cyndy Winkler 9439331 Brent Aubertin and manager sales representatives Kelly Lefteruk Lionel Zeglicz advertising deadline wednesdays 4 six individual papers serving five City zones Rural Manitoba Winnipeg free 300 Carlton my r3c 3c1 for Home delivery of the Winnipeg free press calf 9570550 pump Tkel Evory sunday by newspapers vote Ion of can Adan newspapers company Bruce l Rudd publisher to 1 f

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