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First ever Shortwave Theatre Festival hits CFRC airwaves this November

Looking for some theatrical performances to enjoy from the comfort, and safety, of your own home? Local theatre collective Cellar Door Project, and CFRC 101.9 FM are holding a collaborative presentation of the first ever Shortwave Theatre Festival on CFRC’s airwaves from Sunday, Nov. 1 through Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020.

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Grad Club set to reopen after delayed approval from Queen’s

The Grad Club restaurant and bar on Queen’s University campus has received the green light to reopen after nearly two months of waiting. “I want to thank everyone that took time to speak up, it made a big difference,” posted their General Manager Virginia Clark on Facebook on Friday Sep.

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CFRC ‘confident’ after Queen’s AMS rules to run fee referendum again

The future of CFRC Radio remains uncertain, but those with the station are feeling “confident” after winning an appeal to Queen’s Alma Mater Society to re-run a referendum on including the station’s fees in the list of fees presented to students during registration. As previously reported, CFRC 101.9 FM –

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CFRC responds to quashed ‘Student Choice Initiative’

While the Ontario Divisional Court overturned the ‘Student Choice Initiative’ that allowed students to opt out of some student fees yesterday, the damage the Ontario government’s directive created for CFRC is far from over. The Student Choice Initiative, issued by the Ford government in early 2019, allowed students at colleges

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The case for Kingston as the Music Capital of Canada

The Tragically Hip. Sarah Harmer. The Glorious Sons. Bedouin Soundclash. The Headstones. The Arrogant Worms. These are just some of the bands and musicians that have called Kingston home on their way to national fame. Often, when you hear these names all at the same time, it’s because a Kingstonian

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Saffron A brings ‘Resilience’ to Musiikki

  “The Twelve Fret (music store in Toronto) is my favourite music store in the world because they never talk down to me,” said Saffron A, who is a classically trained singer and was “brainwashed into music” by her parents from birth. “There’s a trope of the girl with long

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Spotlight YGK: November 2 edition

Spotlight YGK “Welcome sweet November, the season of senses and my favorite month of all.” ? Gregory F. Lenz This Week … TONIGHT LIVE MUSIC: GovFest Battle of the Bands @ BluMartini https://www.facebook.com/events/238103036875546/ Scott Owen @ General Wolfe Inn https://www.facebook.com/events/312554326198257/ Stereo Nights @ King’s Town Beer Company https://www.facebook.com/events/564620890657051/ China Cat

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#ygkChallenge: Stories of the Swamp Ward

The #ygkchallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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CFRC’s 11th Annual Funding Drive

In 1936, Queen’s and the Kingston Whig-Standard formed a business partnership to make CFRC a commercial station. It was during this period of collaboration that Queen’s Radio began their commitment to broadcasting local singers, instrumentalists, bands, speakers and hosted talent contests for Kingston residents – it even featured two sisters

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Most Anticipated Events in February 2016 in Kingston

While the cold winter months are ideal for hibernation, February is proving to be a great time to get out and enjoy some of the best things Kingston has to offer. This month celebrates film with the 16th annual Kingston Canadian Film Festival, which runs from February 25th-28th and boasts

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