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The BIG THAW: A CFUR Fundraising Event!

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BigThaw_Poster_Web_Feb2017 Sans Logo Get your tickets here ($25 in advance, $30 at the door, includes entrance to both The BIG THAW and PUDDLE STOMP after party) : http://www.cfur.ca/tickets/, at CFUR's Office 6-354 @ UNBC,  2nd Thoughts Records, and Handsome Cabin Boy Tattoo.

The BIG THAW is a fundraising concert designed to showcase and celebrate some of the region's finest talent! This all-acoustic evening of music will be housed at the Parish Church of St. Michael and All Angels, where the acoustics are phenomenal and the candles burn brightly. Featuring unplugged performances by regional artists Big Fancy, Khast'an Drummers, Lindsay Pratt, Nove Voce Choral Society and Samantha Scott, the parish will be alive with the sound of Northern BC!

After being awash with the powerhouse playing of some of the region's finest, put on your dancing shoes and head to The Legion 43 PG where Mad Loon is hosting the PUDDLE STOMP afterparty! Featuring indie dance-rockers Crones and the funky, groovy spins of DJ Fresh Princess, this segment of the evening will give you the opportunity to kick up your heels and check out the silent auction!

The BIG THAW and PUDDLE STOMP afterparty are together a CFUR Fundraising event. All proceeds will contribute to the sustainability of your local community radio, and improve their ability to support and promote Northern BC arts and culture.

Doors at 7:00PM, Show at 7:30PM

Silent Auction of Festival Passes and a whole lot more available to peruse.

Entry to the PUDDLE STOMP included in advance tickets. Separate entry tickets available.

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Dispatch, from the Cold Front: Episode 2

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Dispatch, from the Cold Front serves as a platform to share policy updates from across the Arctic, as well as music from all eight Arctic countries. Whether you live in the Arctic region, or are simply interested in Arctic issues, Dispatch, from the Cold Front champions the idea that listeners can have an interest in Arctic music as well as Arctic policy. This episode includes policy updates from the University of the Arctic, the Sami Parliament, the International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA), the University of Helsinki, the Nordic Council, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK), the State of Alaska, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, and the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North (RAIPON).

Dispatch, from the Cold Front is co-produced every two weeks by the Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI) and CFUR Radio.

Listen live in Prince George on the FM dial (88.7) Tuesdays at 1pm and Saturdays at noon.

www.polarconnection.org www.cfur.ca

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This Is Britt A.M., Episode 46, The Tuesday That Acted Like A Monday

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This week, I ponder the calamity that was my day, and play music to mellow out to. Not that all the music is mellow, there are some great tunes to rock out to, and even some Zappa. Ever gone cruisin' for cheeseburgers? Give it a try some time! Also, cats are okay! [mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/britt-meierhofer/this-is-britt-am-episode-46-the-tuesday-that-acted-like-a-monday/ width=100% height=120 hide_cover=1 light=1]

New Arctic-Themed Show on CFUR: Dispatch, from the Cold Front

Capture d’écran 2017-02-08 à 01.04.12 Dispatch, from the Cold Front serves as a platform to share policy updates from across the Arctic, as well as music from all eight Arctic countries. Whether you live in the Arctic region, or are simply interested in Arctic issues, Dispatch, from the Cold Front champions the idea that listeners can have an interest in Arctic music as well as Arctic policy.

This episode includes policy updates from the Nordic Council, the United Nations Working Group for Indigenous Affairs, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the Government of Nunavut, the State of Alaska, the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, and the Murmansk Regional Government.

Dispatch, from the Cold Front is co-produced every two weeks by the Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI) and CFUR Radio.

 

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Today's Top Wikipedia Edits: Donald E. Ballard Survived Falling on a Grenade Due to Grenade Malfunction

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According to Wikipedia:

  • "When a sheriff complained about how a 'state senator in Texas...was talking about legislation to require conviction before receiving forfeiture money,' President Trump responded, 'Who is the state senator? Do you want to give me his name? We'll destroy his career'"
  • Powell River, BC is "really a nice place to live," says a resident
  • "Falling on a grenade refers to the deliberate act of using one's body to cover a live time-fused hand grenade, absorbing the explosion...in an effort to save the lives of others nearby. Since this is almost universally fatal, it is considered a...selfless act of individual sacrifice in wartime." Donald E. Ballard survived falling on a grenade due to "grenade malfunction"
  • Queen Elizabeth II's Mistress of the Robes is Fortune FizRoy, Duchess of Grafton
  • "Cantharidin is an odorless, colorless terpenoid secreted by blister beetles"

 

For more Wikipedia edits, tune in to WikiNews Tuesdays at 1pm and Saturdays at noon. Right here on CFUR 88.7 FM.

Source: www.listen.hatnote.com

 

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Today's Top Wikipedia Edits: Jeff Sessions Previously Urged Sally Yates to Disobey Unlawful Executive Orders

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According to Wikipedia:

  • During former US Attorney General Sally Yates' confirmation hearing, Jeff Sessions (recently nominated by President Trump as Yates' replacement) "urged Yates to disobey unlawful executive orders"
  • Notable current tenants of Trump Tower: Cristiano Ronaldo, Bruce Willis, Juan Beckmann Vidal (owner of tequila brand Jose Cuervo), Gucci, CONCACAF, Qatar Airways
  • "In Japan and Korea, the "O Mark" (marujirushi) is used instead of the checkmark, and the checkmark is commonly used instead of an "X" for wrong"
  • If you acquire the board game Acquire, an "instruction manual is included in all versions"
  • "Less than two years prior to the Miracle of the Gulls in 1848, many Mormon settlers were saved by quail that flew into their camp, on their trek to the Great Salt Lake, and made available as food"

For more Wikipedia edits, tune in to WikiNews Tuesdays at 1pm and Saturdays at noon. Right here on CFUR 88.7 FM.

Source: www.listen.hatnote.com

 

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