Speak Up! Future Playlists:

Speak Up! playlist for 02/15/2018
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Puzzlehead Rock $lut ساده (artless) Agony Klub
Destroyer Sky's Grey ken Merge Records
Moses Sumney Quarrel Aronmanticism Jagjaguwar
Program: 

Community Headlines; interview with Giovanni of SFU SOCA & King Solomon of the SFU ASA; interview with Ron Nicholson of the BC Black History Awareness Society.

Plus music from CJSF's own Puzzlehead, local legends Destroyer, and Song Exploder pick Moses Sumney.

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  • Posted on: 16 February 2018
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 02/08/2018
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rika siewert heal the land Single-Soundcloud
triodactyl / gaviapacifica my favourite things Single-Soundcloud
ruel morales fireflies Single-Soundcloud
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Interview with Gavia Lertzman-Lepofsky and Jessica Heaven, the coordinators of Heartbeat 2018, a concert celebrating cultural diversity and community in Vancouver.  

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  • Posted on: 8 February 2018
  • By: cjsfprog
Speak Up! playlist for 01/29/2018
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Eva Sajoo is the lead researcher for Being Canadian: The Future of a Hyphenated Nation, a collaboration between the City of Vancouver and the Italian Cultural Centre that focuses on intercultural and civic engagement, connecting with our cultural diversity in an inclusive and proactive manner, and an interactive program of conversation designed to create practical opportunities across cultural parameters that connect and explore the context to the evolving nature of Canadian Identity. The project theme will draw upon Vancouver’s rich diversity to create intergenerational cross cultural engagements that highlight the evolving nature of multiculturalism and promotes historical understanding, reconciliation and social justice between and within groups.

 

Jesse and Eva have a conversation about Diversity, Canadian Identity, and the next step of Eva's research, which involves a survey listeners can complete at https://italianculturalcentre.ca/canadian-identity-survey/

 

More info on Being Canadian: The Future of a Hyphenated Nation:

https://italianculturalcentre.ca/being-canadian/

Program Audio: 
  • Posted on: 26 January 2018
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 01/19/2018
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Shiraz Ramji joins Jesse to talk about the Grandparents Film Festival, a monthly series of events celebrating the stories of grandparents and promoting intergenerational learning, kicking off Sunday, January 21st at the Edmonds Community Centre

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  • Posted on: 19 January 2018
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 12/21/2017
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Lido Pimienta Interview The Rebel Beat Podcast
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An interview with Lido Pimienta by Aaron Maiden, originally aired in an episode of The Rebel Beat podcast.

Lido Pimienta is a queer Indigenous afro-Colombian musician who lives in Toronto, and won the Polaris Prize for best Canadian album this year. She sounds off on intersectional feminism, motherhood, and her advice for women in the music industry.

Thanks to Aaron Lakoff and The Rebel Beat - you can find episode 80, where this conversation originally aired, and 79 other episodes of the podcast highlighting radical political music across different genres, and across different continents, at www.therebelbeat.com

Program Audio: 
  • Posted on: 21 December 2017
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 11/30/2017
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Dr. Julia Lane Writing Contest Student Learning Commons Simon Fraser University
Bernard Richard Representative for Children & Youth British Columbia
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In the first half of the episode, Dr. Julia Lane of the SFU Student Learning Commons joins Jesse to talk about resources and programs available to SFU students, and to highlight the SLC's writing contest.

http://www.lib.sfu.ca/about/branches-depts/slc/writing/contest/writing-c...

 

Part 2 features the first half of an interview with Bernard Richard, British Columbia's Representative for Children & Youth

 

 

Program Audio: 
  • Posted on: 30 November 2017
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 11/20/2017
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CJSF 90.1FM British Columbia: Youth & Indigenous Homelessness Radio: Change the World
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CJSF collaborated with NCRA members across the country to produce a National Day of Broadcast called Radio: Change the World. In a year where residential schooling, youth suicide and the spectre of child poverty have dominated national news, this broadcast is an effort to let young people speak directly and tell their own stories and opinions.

This episode was produced by Volunteers at CJSF 90.1FM, and highlights the issues of youth & indigenous youth homelessness across British Columbia, as well as the efforts of groups like Kamloops' A Way Home and the Office of BC's Representative for Children & Youth to improve the lives of children in care as they near "aging-out" of care at 19.

Featuring interviews with Bernard Richard (BC's Representative for Children & Youth), Brianna Dick (Indigenous Youth Leadership Program, BC-RCY), Katherine McParland & youth Daniel and Kira(A Way Home/United Way), and Ruby Barclay (Vancouver Island University)

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  • Posted on: 22 November 2017
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 11/06/2017
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Devon interviews American Actress Lindsay McKeon

Program Audio: 
  • Posted on: 1 December 2017
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 11/03/2017
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Holy Hum All of My Bodies All of My Bodies
Justin Bigah Poems Live at Indigenous Day
Jae Poems Live at Indigenous Day
White Poppy These Walls The Pnk Haze of Love
Katharine Berry Judson Old Grizzly and Old Antelope
Program: 

Recordings from SFU's Indigenous day, featuring performances by Justin Bigah and Jae, and readings of Katharine Berry Judson's "Old Grizzly and old Antelope"

  • Posted on: 3 November 2017
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 10/06/2017
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Kim Rhodes Supernatural's Jody Mills Interview with Devon CJSF 90.1FM
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Devon chats with Supernatural star Kim Rhodes about potential new spin-off Wayward Sisters, strong female television characters, autism and fighting the concept of 'normal.'

Program Audio: 
  • Posted on: 5 October 2017
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 09/28/2017
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Lief Hall Althea Thauberger's Ecce Homo Unpacking Art SFU Gallery
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What does it mean to have a public art collection? What purpose does it serve? A public art collection brings together objects that pertain to varied histories, cultures and time periods into one space. The SFU Art Collection has over 5,500 artworks with approximately 1,000 works on public display around SFU's campuses, while the remainder are housed within the art storage vault. The collection is largely regional and Canadian from the 20th  century with works ranging from Emily Carr and Bill Reid to Carl Beam and Greg Curnoe. The practice of collecting art in this context is a public endeavour, one that has the ability to provide a framework for diverse discussions to emerge.

Unpacking Art: Lunchtime Talks on Works in the SFU Art Collection is returning this fall with members of the SFU community leading lunch sessions to "unpack" the context and the questions raised by works of art in the collection. 

Each artwork brought forward during these talks will be expanded on given the speakers own background, developing conversations that are contingent on their research and curiosities.

Lief Hall is a composer, singer-songwriter, director/choreographer and creator of opera, musical theatre, video and installation. Her interdisciplinary installation and performance works explore themes of nature, technology and the body as they relate to mythology, feminism and the production of cultural ideology.

Hall was previously the vocalist for Vancouver no wave punk band ‘Mutators’ (2007), vocalist for the improvisational trio ‘Glaciers‘ (2009), and one half of Canadian ‘femme noir’ pop duo MYTHS (2012). Lief Hall’s solo musical works include improvised and extended voice and experimental electronic ‘pop’ which integrates performance, video, photography and costume making.

This series encourages participation from audiences that are new to visual art and to the SFU Art Collection.

Program Audio: 
  • Posted on: 27 September 2017
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 09/15/2017
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Devon Hall Child Abuse Speak Up! CJSF 90.1FM
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CJSF volunteer Devon talks about child abuse, warnign signs, and how to prevent it.

Program Audio: 
  • Posted on: 12 October 2017
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 09/01/2017
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Run the Jewels ft. Kamasi Washington Thursday Night in the Danger Room RTJ3 Fools Gold Records
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Devon and Noelle, two up-and-coming CJSF PA & Talk stars, share their experiences at 3 different protest events: New West Pride, an Animal Rights demonstration outside a Skytrain Station, and the Stand Up Against Racism Rally at Vancouver's City Hall. Featuring discussion and location audio.

 

Produced by Devon, Noelle, and the CJSF PA & Talk Department.

Program Audio: 
  • Posted on: 1 September 2017
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 06/23/2017
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Drew Ann Wake, Gordon Christie and Martina Norwegian Thunder in Our Voices
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This night of Indigenous storytelling showcases Thunder in Our Voices, a collection of short, animated films produced by Drew Ann Wake, Gordon Christie and Martina Norwegian with audio taken from stories from elders and activists in the villages along the Mackenzie River. Such stories were recorded as hearings in the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry, sparking one of Canada's most extensive national debates into Indigenous communities relationships to their land, sovereignty and resource development. Audio tapes from these hearings were uncovered, again, years later by Drew Ann and led her to create an extensive, emotional and powerful collection of short films with the voices of a generation fighting for their rights to their land. 

Program Audio: 
  • Posted on: 22 June 2017
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 06/22/2017
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Adrian Stimson Interview Unsettled Vancouver Queer Arts Festival
Vanessa Dion Fletcher Interview Vancouver Queer Arts Festival
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Interviews with Adrian Stimson and Vanessa Dion Fletcher of the Queer Arts Festival's Unsettled exhibition.

Part 2 of a series on Speak Up! examning critical and indigenous perspectives on Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation

"For too long, the absence of representations of Two-Spirit people, art, and being from contemporary popular culture has been equally embedded in hegemonic practices of colonization. With UnSettled, I explore the art and being of Two-Spirit artists, and in turn, they expose the issues of historical extermination of Two-Spirit people, the lack of alternative aboriginal sexuality and gender in contemporary Western culture/media, the Two-Spirit movement and future as a part of the reclamation of Two-Spirit identity and practice."

— Adrian Stimson

Queer Arts Festival 2017: UnSettled is curated by Two-Spirit and queer-identified Indigenous artists, and developed in collaboration with Indigenous arts organizations. The term “Two-Spirit” is used by many Indigenous people to describe their gender, sexual and spiritual identity—often inclusive of all Indigenous LGBTQ+—in reclaiming and restoring traditional concepts suppressed by colonial heteronormativity.

UnSettled presents work from a Two-Spirit perspective, exploring contemporary roles and experiences, as well providing a platform for innovation and experimentation at the intersection between the Indigenous and queer art milieux. UnSettled deploys artistic and critical discourse to focus on Two-Spirit resilience with work addressing power, representation, sexuality, language, body, tradition, memory, colonial narratives, and knowledge sharing. Highlights include performances by Cris Derksen with the Chippewa Travellers and the Allegra Chamber Orchestra, Kinnie Starr with DJ O Show and Tiffany Moses, contemporary dance with Circadia Indigena, lemonTree creations’ dance theatre work MSM [men seeking men], and of course QAF’s signature visual art show curated this year by Adrian Stimson.

UnSettled takes place June 17-29, at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre | 181 Roundhouse Mews | Davie @ Pacific | Vancouver BC

 

Adrian Stimson is a member of the Siksika (Blackfoot) Nation in southern Alberta. He is an interdisciplinary artist, curator and educator with a BFA with distinction from the Alberta College of Art & Design and MFA from the University of Saskatchewan. As an interdisciplinary artist, Adrian’s work includes paintings, installations, collodion wet plate photography, sculpture and performance.

Vanessa Dion Fletcher employs porcupine quills, Wampum belts, and menstrual blood to reveal the complexities of what defines a body physically and culturally. She links these ideas to personal experiences with language, fluency, and understanding. All of these themes are brought together in the context of her Potawatomi and Lenape ancestry, and her learning disability caused by a lack of short-term memory. Her work is held in the Indigenous Art Center Collection in Gatineau, Quebec. In 2016, Dion Fletcher graduated from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago with an M.F.A in performance. She is the recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts International Residency in Santa Fe, New Mexico U.S.A. 

Program Audio: 
  • Posted on: 21 June 2017
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 06/06/2017
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Curated by: Brian Jungen and Melanie O'Brian, with Brittney and Richelle Bear Hat, Jennifer Bowes, Brenda Draney, Emilie Mattson, Karl Mattson, Garry Oker Maps and Dreams: Exhibition Opening
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Maps and Dreams: Exhibition Opening at Audain Gallery 

Curated by: Brian Jungen and Melanie O'Brian, with Brittney and Richelle Bear Hat, Jennifer Bowes, Brenda Draney, Emilie Mattson, Karl Mattson, Garry Oker

Maps and Dreams is a group exhibition of work by contemporary artists that explores conceptions and implications of land use through cultural and industrial lenses. The exhibition specifically considers the territory of the Dane-zaa people of northeastern British Columbia, now in Treaty 8. Borrowing the title from Hugh Brody's book Maps and Dreams, a 1981 anthropological study of the Dane-zaa, the exhibition includes work by artists who consider how this land and its intersection with human use is articulated, represented and contested.

https://www.sfu.ca/galleries/audain-gallery/Maps-and-Dreams.html

Program Audio: 
  • Posted on: 7 June 2017
  • By: cjsfpa
Speak Up! playlist for 06/01/2017
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Minimal Violence Night Gym Night Gym 1080p Collection
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From local electronic collective GroundWerk's 2nd birthday party: the DIY Events in Vancouver panel featuring Alexandra Chen (Subversive), Willis Lombard (SHAHdjs), Matt Troy (Vancouver Art and Leisure), Char Loro (ShapeShifterStudio)

Program Audio: 
  • Posted on: 1 June 2017
  • By: cjsfpa