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  • The Lost Art of Reading on Folk U Radio @89.5FM

    Posted on Thursday July 29, 2021
    The Lost Art of Reading on Folk U Radio @89.5FMIs reading a lost art? Not on Cortes and the surrounding Salish Sea communities! What then are some great and popular reads to inspire you... Folk U Radio is live this Friday July 30th (and most every Friday) from 1 to 3 p.m. at 89.5 FM or at cortesradio.ca.This wee... Continue Reading »
  • What does a Connected Cortes look like? Folk U Radio @89.5

    Posted on Tuesday July 20, 2021
    What does a Connected Cortes look like? Folk U Radio @89.5TODAY, Monday, at 6:30 p.m. Connected Cortes/Quadra repeats on CKTZ 89.5FM or livestream on CortesRadio.ca. Dino Tsakanos and Eric Geall from City West give an overview of the Connected Coast project, what it means for Cortes and how you can get signed up NOW for free to be part of this prog... Continue Reading »
  • Spotlight on Local Music on Folk U Radio @89.5 FM

    Posted on Tuesday July 13, 2021
    Spotlight on Local Music on Folk U Radio @89.5 FMThis Friday at 1 p.m. (Monday at 6:30), July 16th, tune-in for a special edition of Folk U Radio with guest-host Immanuel McKenty. This week will be all about local musicians! Featuring tracks by, and interviews with, local legends Josie Simpson, Jemma Hicken, and Back Eddy and the Procrast... Continue Reading »
  • Folk U Radio celebrates 50 with the Awakaneers @89.5FM

    Posted on Wednesday June 30, 2021
    Folk U Radio celebrates 50 with the Awakaneers @89.5FMFolk U Radio celebrates 50 live shows on CKTZ 89.5 FM this Friday at 1 p.m. Please join host Manda Aufochs Gillespie and Cortes's local musicians the Awakeneers (developers of the Folk U Radio theme song Think!) for live music and a peak "back stage" into the music-making lives ... Continue Reading »
  • Can we dream big for our little school? on FolkU Radio@89.5

    Posted on Tuesday June 08, 2021
    Can we dream big for our little school? on FolkU Radio@89.5What would it mean to dream big for the Cortes Island School and other small, rural schools? This week Dr. Jeremy Marrow, Superintendent of SD72 which includes Cortes Island, Quadra, and Campbell River joins us in studio to talk about rural education, what we can learn from COVID about how to make ... Continue Reading »
  • Wildfire & Forest Management on Folk U Radio @CKTZ 89.5FM

    Posted on Thursday May 27, 2021
    Wildfire & Forest Management on Folk U Radio @CKTZ 89.5FMTune in to Folk U Radio this Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. to CKTZ 89.5 FM Cortes Community Radio or livestream on cortesradio.ca to learn more about our local forests, Wildfire Risk, Wildfire Risk Mitigation, the Cortes Community Forest, and upcoming management plans with Mark Lombard, ... Continue Reading »
  • Comment > A wonderful idea!

    Posted on Friday October 12, 2018
    Comment > A wonderful idea! Comment on "TODAY! at Folk U... How even YOU can change a car tire": Thanks for doing this. How wonderful. Continue Reading »
  • Comment > Thanks to our Anonymous Donors!

    Posted on Monday July 09, 2018
    Comment > Thanks to our Anonymous Donors!Comment on "Young Writers Prize Results 2017/18!": The Young Writers Prize is a foundational piece of literacy outreach on Cortes Island. It would simply not happen each year without the generous support of our anonymous donors! Continue Reading »
  • Comment > Thank you Travis+Lit Now team!

    Posted on Friday June 29, 2018
    Comment > Thank you Travis+Lit Now team!Comment on "Young Writers Prize Results 2017/18!": ~for the positive energy and fun opportunities for literacy and youth! My family has been thankful for your good work. Continue Reading »
  • Comment > Thanks

    Posted on Thursday June 28, 2018
    Comment > ThanksComment on "Young Writers Prize Results 2017/18!": Thanks for hosting something so entertaining and thanks to the volunteer judges for the awesome feedback! Continue Reading »
  • Event > Folk U Radio

    Posted on Wednesday June 30, 2021
    Event > Folk U RadioAug 6th - Every week host Manda Aufochs Gillespie asks a neighbour: "What do you know?" The answers are in the form of Folk University 101 classes, Reporters Roundtables, or engaging and informative interviews. Folk U Radio is taking old school viral live every Friday at 1 p.m., repeats at Mon... Continue Reading »
  • Event > Folk U Radio

    Posted on Wednesday June 30, 2021
    Event > Folk U RadioAug 13th - Every week host Manda Aufochs Gillespie asks a neighbour: "What do you know?" The answers are in the form of Folk University 101 classes, Reporters Roundtables, or engaging and informative interviews. Folk U Radio is taking old school viral live every Friday at 1 p.m., repeats at Mon... Continue Reading »
  • Event > Folk U Radio

    Posted on Wednesday June 30, 2021
    Event > Folk U RadioAug 20th - Every week host Manda Aufochs Gillespie asks a neighbour: "What do you know?" The answers are in the form of Folk University 101 classes, Reporters Roundtables, or engaging and informative interviews. Folk U Radio is taking old school viral live every Friday at 1 p.m., repeats at Mon... Continue Reading »
  • Event > Folk U Radio

    Posted on Wednesday June 30, 2021
    Event > Folk U RadioAug 27th - Every week host Manda Aufochs Gillespie asks a neighbour: "What do you know?" The answers are in the form of Folk University 101 classes, Reporters Roundtables, or engaging and informative interviews. Folk U Radio is taking old school viral live every Friday at 1 p.m., repeats at Mon... Continue Reading »

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