CFCR News


Sunday, Feb 12, 2012

CFCR members! Want tickets to Every Time I Die? Well, we've got 'em! And you should enter your name right now so you can win them!

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Monday, Feb 6, 2012

CFCR has a pair of Gigantour 2012 tickets for a lucky CFCR member out there. The call is from Metal...will you pick up?!

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Wednesday, Feb 1, 2012

Musical globetrotters The Sheepdogs stopped by the station today with a cool present! A GOLD record... just for CFCR! And it's purrrdy!

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Sunday, Jan 29, 2012

CFCR and the Neighbor's Dog are excited to present a special "house" concert with roots supergroup Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, and we want you to join us at the SOLD OUT show! Click below to find out how you can win tickets!

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Friday, Jan 27, 2012

Check out the “CFCR Recommends” feature section, located on the right side of the CFCR main page. Previously reserved for full-length music reviews, now it also features films, books, advance singles, videos and other interesting media we can get our hands on!

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Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012

Amazing news! CFCR has recently been approved for a "Professional Arts Organizations Program Annual Grant" by the Saskatchewan Arts Board! And we are some excited!

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Thursday, Jan 12, 2012

Normally, CFCR is pretty modest. But when it comes to our volunteers, we become soccer mom-calibre braggarts. So, we're happy to present a new feature called "Get to Know a CFCR Volunteer" where you can... well... get to know a CFCR volunteer. First up is Tuesday host of The Buzz, Chad Reynolds!

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Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011

Thanks to EVERYONE who joined us for CFCR's annual Chinese New Year Feast, held this past Friday at the Mandarin Restaurant! Together, we rung the "Year of the Dragon" a few days early....and most importantly, in style!

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Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011

Missed out on winning the 25th Anniversary Commemorative Painting? Well, fret no more! CFCR is offering a very limited one-time run of 15 prints for sale.Click below to find out how to pick one up!

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Monday, Dec 12, 2011

CFCR's new and improved webcasting player is now up and running! Our crack team of scientists and computer experts has been hard at work for the last several months to solve the crashes and other issues that plagued our old system.

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Sunday, Dec 11, 2011

Starting November 7th, CFCR will be launching our revamped afternoon program schedule "The New Afternoon" from Monday to Friday. Click here to find out more!

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Thursday, Dec 8, 2011

Oh, baby! CFCR presents Jay and Silent Bob this Saturday, December 10th at the Odeon! And we have tickets for a lucky CFCR member and a friend! Just make sure they don't say a word in the entire night! Click below to find out how!

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Sunday, Nov 20, 2011

CFCR loves Gordon Lightfoot, and we've hooked up a lucky CFCR member with tickets! Get your membership today!

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Sunday, Nov 6, 2011

CFCR is very happy to announce our FM-Phasis 2011 Grand Prize winners! We threw all the names in a very large novelty hat and drew a few lucky people. Are you one? Click below to find out!

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Wednesday, Nov 2, 2011

Friday November 4th, 2011 has officially been declared Community Radio Day in Saskatoon! The day marks the 25th anniversary of the incorporation of the Community Radio Society of Saskatoon.....and CFCR Community Radio has a day of fun and events to commemorate the occasion!

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Tuesday, Oct 18, 2011

Congrats to Mike Schafer, Thomas Dunbar and Bryan Sarauer, our lucky CFCR members who entered and won themselves Johnny Winter Prize Packages!
 

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Wednesday, Oct 5, 2011

We are very happy to announce our FM-Phasis Early Bird draw winners! Congrats to Kathy Evanchuk and Kaila Kiron! These lucky ladies each win Coffee packages and a year Subscription from Leven's worth $300!

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Thursday, Sep 22, 2011

CFCR is proud to offer direct debit as yet another way to make paying your FM-Phasis pledge even easier!

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Wednesday, Sep 21, 2011

Once again, CFCR is ecstatic to have another piece of original artwork by acclaimed local painter Hugo Alvarado as our top Grand Prize for this year's FM-Phasis funding drive campaign. Hugo created this work especially for FM-Phasis and we couldn't be happier with the final product. Click below to have a sneak peek.

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Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011

FM-PHASIS 2011 is upon us! And to celebrate, CFCR is running another great string of shows for your pleasure.....musically....and in other ways. Once again, we've teamed up with our cohorts and booked ourselves a fest! Have a gander!

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Sunday, Aug 21, 2011

Hey everyone, Planet S "Best of Saskatoon" polls close tomorrow! If you think CFCR is the the bees knees, then be sure to vote for us! We'd sure appreciate it!! Click below to vote away!

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Thursday, Aug 18, 2011

CFCR and Ninetimes along with The Broadway Theatre and Bad Monster Films present a FREE MOVIE NIGHT, Friday September 9th at the Broadway Theatre! Come check out two of our favorite films - 80's skater classic Thrashin', and Rock N' Roll High School featuring the Ramones... FREE OF CHARGE!

 

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Thursday, Jul 14, 2011

Here at CFCR we're feeling pretty excited to announce a shake-up of shows coming to our Friday afternoon schedule. We're not losing any of our great shows, we're just playing a bit of musical programming, as it were.

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Monday, Jul 4, 2011

Hi all! CFCR is upgrading the live stream service here on the site. The stream will temporarily be down while the new software is put into place. CFCR regrets any and all incoveniences caused by the downtime. Internetters: please revert to conventional stereo components.

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Friday, Jun 17, 2011

CFCR 90.5FM is set to invade the Sled Island Festival on Friday, June 24th in Calgary! We felt that it was time the good folks attending Sled Island had a taste of the excellent music going down in Saskatoon. We’ve assembled some of our favorite local bands to bring you a Friday afternoon of rock, roll and hot dogs at Tubby Dog in Calgary!

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Friday, Jun 17, 2011

Congrats to our big Sled Island Festival wristband winners! Skot Hamilton and Franny Rawlyk - pack your pintos! You and a friend are off to Calgary's premier indie music and arts festival, with over 200 bands playing at a variety of venues in central Calgary.

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Monday, Jun 13, 2011

Pirate Radio host Brian "The Captain" Penner has hung up his eye patch, stepping away from his hosting duties at CFCR. But don't fret, Faster, Leonard Cohen, Die! Die! host The Jay of Spades has given up his program so that he can keep the Pirate Radio ship sailing forward.

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Monday, May 30, 2011

Congrats to our big Black Keys winner! Ian Gray and a friend will be enjoying the clean shaven sounds of the Keys on June 30th! Thanks to everyone who entered, and be sure to renew/sign up a CFCR 2011/12 membership today for your chance at many more great ticket giveaways this Summer!

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Monday, May 30, 2011

A big thanks to all those who attended the Community Radio Society of Saskatoon’s Annual General Meeting, last night at Amigos Cantina. Several board positions changed hands, including some new faces to CFCR's governing board, the CRSS!

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

CFCR is pleased to present 14 shows as part of the 2011 Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, happening June 24th to July 3rd here in Saskatoon! Always a summertime staple, the festival promises exceptional acts as always! Find out more below!

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