Ragbag Celebrates 40th anniversary of debut on Co-op Radio! - March 1st @8 PM

Folk music and farce, show tunes and satire, poetry and parody, odds and ends. On March 1st, 2019 Ragbag will celebrate 40 years since debuting on Vancouver Co-op Radio in 1979. Although the show has taken breaks and even moved stations temporarily in the 80s, we're thrilled to showcase the radio magic of Steve Bowell with a special 2 hour episode.

DIY Tour Booking Workshop For Bands @ Coop Radio - January 26th

Are you a band ready to embark on your first tour, but don't know where to start?

Y57 Presents: The Mishmash Bash @ The Woods Studio - February 8th

Our communities are brimming with passionate musicians, comedians, poets, crafters, gardeners, communicators, creators, mentors and so many more. Wouldn't it be nice to have a party to celebrate those beside us who we enjoy sharing time with?

 

 

2019 Training Sessions Sign Up - Learn Broadcasting Skills!

Here is the training schedule for Winter and Spring 2019 !
 

MAC Presents Climate Studies @ Co-op Radio - January 23rd

MAC (Media Arts Committee) presents:

Final Presentation of Sound Art Works from our 2018 A

We are hiring a Fundraising Coordinator!

Co-op Radio is hiring a part time Fundraising Coordinator to add to our new staff team.

We have a fun, supportive and inclusive workplace, raise over $250,000 from dedicated supporters each year (many of them monthly), and we look forward to learning from your experience to grow our programs.

We are looking for a fresh, intelligent individual to add to an energetic and eclectic team. We value self-confidence, self-reliance, and demand attention to detail.

Online Stream / Web Show Archives Currently Down

Hello,

Our online stream is currently down. This means that we are broadcasting on 100.5 FM, but online and smart phone streaming is not active, which also means there will be no web archives until the issue is resolved.

Stay tuned. We are working to resolve the issue.

 

AGM 2018: thanks for joining us!

We had a big turnout for this year AGM that took place a the Dobson Hotel, one block from the station. Thank you all. You rock!

Thanks to our new board members and thanks to the ones who stepped down this year! We could not do it without all of you, members, volunteers, programmers, staff and board members.

Below a few photos by Chris Woloczko, one of your newest programmers. Find more on our Facebook page. To see more of Chris' work: woloczko.com

 

Mount Seymour Transmitter Was Down this morning!

Thanks to all the listener's who phoned and emailed. Vancouver Co-op Radio's transmission was interrupted this morning due to trouble at the broadcast tower on Mount Seymour! The online and smartphone broadcast continued working, only the FM signal was affected.

Huge shout out to Dan Roach and the crew at S.W. Davis / Broacast Technical who diagnosed and repaired the problem.

Fans of Rock Talk who missed the show today should email community@coopradio.org to receive a podcast of today's episode.

 

URP 6 Year Anniversary Showcase - December 6th

Celebrate The URP on Vancouver Co-op Radio 100.5FM at Vancouver Co-op Radio CFRO Sixth Year Anniversary Party with DJ Denise & Denzin 8 Productions, Red Shirt Mike & Bangz aka Michael Mubanga, plus some of Vancity’s most powerful DJ's & EMCees.

Annual General Meeting! Sunday December 9

Notification of Vancouver Co-op Radio's

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Sunday December 9, 2018
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

(add to your calendar)

Dodson Hotel
25 East Hastings
Vancouver BC V6A 1M9

Between Carrall & Columbia
(less than a minute walk from the station)

Co-op Radio is Proud to Welcome Lạc Việt Radio!

Tune in every Thursday from 9 - 10 AM for your connection to the Vietnamese community in Vancouver, B.C. and beyond!

https://www.facebook.com/RadioLacViet/?ref=br_rs

Jabulani! Tonight: Aquarela do Brasil

This week on Jabulani, Abdel Naroth was talking with Lili Vieira, vice president of Vancouver latin American Cultural Centre Society (VLAAC).

Click Here For Podcast

TONIGHT & TOMORROW

VLACC presents a dazzling concert showcasing Brazil's multi-faceted musical culture in "Aquarela do Brasil: An Explosive Celebration of Music and Dance", November 8 & 9 at Vancouver Playhouse.

Co-op Radio Theater is proud to present "Conversations with a Monster" - November 1st

Thursday November 1st from 10 AM - 11:30 AM join us for a very special broadcast of "Conversations with a Monster" a radio play written by David Angus MacDonald.

Aloha Monday Live Music KINO CAFE Sunday October 28!

Enjoy a variety of live music anywhere from Gypsy Jazz to Hawaiin! With local radio legend Jim Burnett as emcee for a night to remember.

The Kino serves delicious tapas and has a great selection of drinks. Enjoy the warm atmosphere with your friends and family while supporting community radio in Vancouver!

Sunday October 28 between 6 to 8 pm

Kino Cafe 3456 Cambie Street

(beside the Park Theatre)

Audacity Training - November 26th 2018

Join Co-op Radio progammer Krusheska Quirós for a special Audacity audio editing workshop!

Monday November 26th 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

370 Columbia Street (Co-op Radio)

$15 suggested donation

 

Fall Member Drive from October 19 to 29!

Be ready for our Fall Member Drive, from October 19 to 29!

We have Member Drives twice a year because we want you to be part of growing our co-operative and making it stronger. We invite you to renew your membership or become a member in the coming 10 days. Your contributions are what keep us going. We are listener-supported, and our members’ contributions and supporters’ donations make up a half of our operating budget. You help keep the community programming you love commercial free.

Aloha Monday Fundraiser at The Kino - October 28th

Enjoy a variety of live music anywhere from Gypsy Jazz to Hawaiian! With local radio legend Jim Burnett as emcee for a night to remember. The Kino serves delicious tapas and has a great selection of drinks. Enjoy the warm atmosphere with your friends and family while supporting community radio in Vancouver!

Sunday, October 28th between 6 and 8 pm 
Kino Cafe 3456 Cambie Street 
(beside the Park Theatre near 18th) 

!earshot Digital Distribution System Information Session- October 9th

Do you make music? Do you want to share it with a wider audience? Attend the !earshot Digital Distribution System Information Session October 9th at Creative BC !

Co-op Radio's People Powered Open House

Join us on September 26th from 6 - 9 PM for Co-op Radio's Open House.

Explore the world of broadcasting and podcasting while networking with like

minded individuals. Learn about the diverse training opportunities and studio 

space that Co-op Radio shares with it's members. This event will feature

snacks bevarages and music to add to the atmosphere.

Friday Night: We're Dancing For World Peace!

“Those who love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war”

On Friday September 21, 2018, join us between 8:30 pm and 10:30 pm as thousands of World Peace Dance Parties erupt globally and locally, 

Join host Kimit Sekhon as Vancouver Co-op Radio and Decentralized Dance Party unite the ENTIRE city in joy and celebration!

CRFC provides Vancouver Co-op Radio with Funding for Youth Outreach!

The Community Radio Fund of Canada proudly supports “Youth Outreach Project”

Co-op Radio at Safe & Sound Music Fest 2018

Co-op Radio will be street teaming at Safe & Sound Music Fest at Westminster Pier Park on August 24th and 25th. We will be enjoying the great summer vibes while sharing info and Co-op Radio swag. This years fest is headlined be Anderson .Paak and The Free Nationals as well as Vince Staple. Don't forget the fantastic local acts such as Manilla Grey and So Loki. For more information visth the Safe & Sound Music Fest website.

Co-op Radio at the Vancouver Farmers Markets

Come find us at the Downtown Vancouver Farmers Market from 3pm-7pm on Thursday, August 9th! We will be sharing info, pins, and good ol' Co-op Radio vibes. There will be more than 30 different farms and producers to peruse the wares of, plus food and coffee trucks so you don't literally shop 'til you drop! Check out the VFM website for more details.

 

We're Hiring Students! Canada Summer Jobs 2018

We have received funding from Canada Summer Jobs 2018!
 
We are hiring people for 2 Different Roles
 

1. Community Engagement Coordinator 

2. Community Radio Training Coordinator

 

1.

Experience Hastings Crossing with Co-op Radio and Vinyl Records!

On Thursday March 1st, 2018 Vinyl Records will do a special live mix hosted by David Love Jones at 10:00am Come later in the the evening to the station from 6-9pm for drinks, snacks and station tours!

When: March 1st, 2018

Where: 370 Columbia Street

Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM

Co-op Radio mourns the passing of long-time programmer Skyy Powers

It's with great sadness that we announce the passing of our friend and Co-op Radio programmer Skyy Powers. For a long time he was the producer of Fruit Salad and the maestro behind the station's Pride Parade float.

Tigran Hamasyan in Concert - Friday February 16th

ACA of BC is pleased to present: Tigran Hamasyan in Concert on Friday, February 16, 2018at the Vancouver Academy of Music