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CJSF is Seeking a Public Affairs/Spoken Word Coordinator

Deadline for applications is September 6th, 2016
More Info: Full Posting. The Spoken Word Coordinator oversees public affairs and information programming and supports and facilitates volunteer . . . NEWS page

Orientations

Want to volunteer? First attend an orientation!
This first step is to register as a volunteer applicant and then sign up for and attend an orientations for new volunteers. Sign up here: www.cjsf.ca/signup

You'll get a station tour and learn all . . . NEWS page

Public Affairs & Talk Opportunities

click through for upcoming story themes and workshops
The Public Affairs Department is in transition, if you are a new volunteer interested in news & culture, check back in September after you've gone through orientation.

For current volunteers, . . . NEWS page

ΛtopA&E Reviews

Julien Baker at the Cobalt
by Antony Czeto

“You guys are so quiet!” said Julien Baker, 20 year-old singer-songwriter from Memphis Tennessee. In the back of the Cobalt a girl shouts: “We just want to hear you sing!” Julien obliged. Playing all her songs from her 2015 album Sprained Ankle, Julien has been touring North America over the summer. continued...

Crystal Castles at the Commodore
by Reed Johnson

It hasn’t been a good year for Canadian musicians, or at least the older bands. Spirit of the West is no longer, Gord Downie has terminal brain cancer, and Neil Peart has made suggestions towards retiring. Though these tragic facts affect these legendary Canadian bands, Crystal Castles has somehow been continuing with a different lead singer. continued...

Tortoise at the Imperial
by Trevor Wilson

On April 28th, 2016, I witnessed a tortoise in the downtown Eastside area of Vancouver. This was not a reptile that walks slowly and carries itself in a shell, but five individuals that call themselves, Tortoise. A band that plays a multitude of instruments in an exceptionally slow pace for the most part, but also ironically fast. This band is at the epicenter of unconventional means of tackling the rock band formula and launching it on its head, by way of jazz leanings and hip-hop backdrops filtered through instrumental compositions. continued...

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Featured Programs

Burnaby & Mount Pleasant Community Voices
Community Forum
aired Aug 25 from 4:00pm-5:00pm
CJSF speaks to North Burnaby & Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood houses (and more!)
This week Hanna Petersen brings us voices from the North Burnaby Community Fair, while Nathalie Lopez talks to members of the community at the Mount continued...

Books on the Radio
Culture Club
aired Aug 24 from 1:00pm-2:00pm
Waubgeshig Rice, Zsuzsi Gartner, Vivek Straya, Carrie Snyder
From the archives, an episode of Books on the Radio on CJSF! Books on the Radio is a radio show, podcast, blog, and incubator for book-related continued...

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap; Missy D
IntraVenus
aired Aug 24 from 4:00pm-5:00pm
hosted by Nathalie Lopez (CODE) and Chanel Klein (Missy D)
Nathalie Lopez attends a screening and panel discussion of CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap, which looks at the difficulty that girls and women have continued...

WINGS #18-16 Feminist Economics and Janet Yellen
WINGS
aired Aug 24 from 5:00pm-5:30pm
...the woman who heads the US Federal Reserve
Janet Yellen was appointed chair of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System for a 4-year term staring in February 2014 - one of the continued...

Music; CCP mouthpiece People's Daily; Dr. Hu Naiwen; Mr. Wang Zhiwen
That Chinese Show
aired Aug 20 from 12:00pm-2:00pm

This week on That Chinese Show 1. Chinese and Canadian music 2. The CCP mouthpiece People's Daily finds a partnership in Canada 3. Traditional continued...

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