The Festival on TV & Radio


“Shamelessly promoting our friends and community!” Presented by ACCESS Television, community television in Vancouver BC that focuses on marginalized voices and produced by volunteers. This year, ACCESS TV broadcasts a wonderful re-edited broadcast of the DTES Music Theatre Showcase presented during the 2009 Heart of the City Festival on stage at the Russian Hall.

Part One  – Shaw Cable 4access-tv-folks-again-festival-16-d-cooper-photo-bw
Monday October 24, 12am – 1am
Tuesday October 25, 8pm – 9pm
Saturday October 29, 11pm – 12am

Sunday October 30, 3pm – 4pm

Part Two  – Shaw Cable 4
Monday October 31, 12am – 1am
Tuesday November 1, 8pm – 9pm
Saturday November 5, 11pm – 12am
Sunday November 6, 3pm –4pm

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Thursday October 27, 1pm – 2pm
Live Broadcast Co-op Radio 100.5FMcoop_logo_rgb-for-computer-screens
Ariadne Sawyer, host of World Poetry Café, is pleased to celebrate the Heart of the City Festival with poetry, interviews, creative tips and music. Today Ariadne welcomes the multi-talented and fascinating Ramon Flores Trovador. Born in Nicaragua, Ramon is a musician, troubadour, songwriter, journalist, director and producer of the Co-op Radio morning show called “El Bus de las 7” or “The 7 o’clock Bus.” He is the founder of a Vancouver-based movement of troubadours called “La Trova Nuestra” and continues to guide a new generation of artists fighting for social justice through arts and culture.
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Thursday October 27, 9pm – 11pm
Live Broadcast Co-op Radio 100.5FM
Interviews and commentary on the local arts scene. Including theatre, art house and commercial cinema. Serious music, dance and movement. What’s on at galleries and festivals of all kinds. With Host Jay Hamburger, tonight’ s guests include actors from Theatre in the Raw’ s Production of The Threepenny Opera; Susanna Uchaitus, Artistic Director of Theatre Terrific; and Maggie Winston, clown performer in The Assembly and the new program liaison for the 13th Annual Heart of the City Festival. Tune in and learn about the best of local theatre happening now.
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Monday October 31, 1pm – 2:30pm
Live Broadcast Co-op Radio 100.5FM
In the landscape of reconciliation, through truth morriseau_renae_250telling and artistic practice, Gunargie O’Sullivan focuses on the current relationship between Canada and First Nations in urban Vancouver. Gunargie has been dedicated to community and campus radio since 1989 and attributes her knowledge to the many guests and community that sit in chairs across from her. Gunargie’s guest today is Renae Morriseau, from Treaty One territory who has made her home on Coast Salish shores for over thirty years. Renae will talk on artistic and cultural projects that actively strive to shed light on Truth and Reconciliation in this time we are in today.
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Wednesday November 2, 2pm – 2:30pm
Live Broadcast Co-op Radio 100.5FM
Join Wax Poetic hosts RC Weslowski and Pamela Bentley on Vancouver Co-op Radio every Wednesday on Vancouver Co-op Radio live with poets who also share some of their poems. The co-hosts let each poem and poet guide them in conversation to see how the words and the world inspire. Who knows what they will talk about? Today’s program welcomes special Heart of the City Festival guest, Karenza T. Wall from the Thursdays Writing Collective.  Tune in!
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Thursday November 3, 9pm – 11pm
Live Broadcast Co-op Radio 100.5FM

As the 13th Annual DTES Heart of the City Festival nears its final weekend, there are still many great events to attend. Tune into this live broadcast and find out what’s happening. Host Jay Hamburger interviews Muriel Williams who shares original stories and poems, Robert Sung enlightening us on Chinatown and WHAZZAT? a walking tour, and Laura Barron, artistic director of Instruments of Change and facilitator of the Street Beats Concert reveals some background about the ground-breaking community music project. So sit back and enjoy a great night of radio!
Listen now – part 1 (starts at 52:50)
Listen now – part 2


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