02-29-12 jive

Good evening, it’s Wednesday, February 29th, and this is the Jive at Five, WESU’s Daily community calendar and run down of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. Thanks for making WESU your listener supported source for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs and free-form community radio. I’m Ben Michael. Happy 2nd Birthday Aislin!
Connecticut Heritage Productions announces auditions for an April production of Body & Sold drama about the sex trade in America. Roles are available for males and females 18 and older. Auditions will be held at the Russell Library, on Broad Street in Middletown Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. For more information contact the director, Peter Loffredo at ptloffredo@att.net or (860) 347-7771.
Tonight in New Haven, 1974 and Ghost of Chancemake for a night of garage Rock at Café Nine.  Thursday night Celebrated Tigers; make for a night of indie Rock at The Nine . Friday night ASTERISK CONCERTS and MANIC PRODUCTIONSPresent: Scott Kelly (of Neurosis) w/ Eugene Robinson (of Oxbow) • Saturday’s afternoon Jazz Jam will be hosted by Mike Coppola Trio this week. Saturday Night SAFETY MEETING records Presents: a cd release party for  Ferocious F’ing Teeth  w/ The Naked Heroes and Space Orphans.  More about these events at www.cafenine.com
Tonight at Toads place in New Haven you can catch RUBIX KUBE The 80’s Tribute Band.   CONSPIRATOR plays Toad’s on Thursday night with guests Cosmic Dust Bunnies and Jeff Bujak. Tyga’s Careless World Tour stops at Toads on Thursday night with guests YG and Lil Twist.  Sunday at Toads Place in New Haven, Start Making Sense plays Talking Heads Covers in the LIlly’s Pad room. Get details about this concert and more at www.toadsplace.com
Here in Middletown Thursday Night, The Canoe Club at Harbor Park concludes their weekly Thursday night Celtic music Jam Session. Never fear starting next weekly the jam session moves to Wednesday nights. This Friday night the Canoe Club presents the Sycamore Trio. (860) 347-9999 forr more info.
Green Party Presidential Candidate, Jill Stein, will be speaking Thursday evening from 5-7pm at First Church Congregational on Court Street in Middletown. More online at www.jillstein.org
Thursday, it’s Bob Gotta’s long standing acoustic open mic at the buttonwood tree in Main Street in Middletown, with 6:30 sign ups and 7:00 start. Friday, At 8 o’clock the Buttonwood hosts a night of poetry, music and improvisation with the words of poet John L. Stanizz, paired with blues and jazz from Jim Mercik and percussionist Abu Alvin Carter Sr. Saturday, Jazz Pianist and composer Laszlo Gardony performs with his trio at 8 at the Buttonwood Tree, but before that, catch an interview with Laszlo gardony will on river valley rhythms, here on wesu 88.1fm, on Thursday at 4.  And Sundays Food Not Bombs shares food about 1 pm in front of the Buttonwood. Anyone is welcome. More online atwww.buttonwood.org or by calling 860.347.4957
Wesleyan music teacher, Teacher Lisa Moore and founding pianist of the Bang on a Can All-Stars, performs a program of American masterpieces, Thursday at 8pm in Crowell Concert Hall on the Wesleyan campus. Also at Wesleyan on Thursday you can catch a graduate music recital by Christopher Rigg at 10pm in the CFA Hall. Both events are free.

Friday at 7 in Wesleyan’s Crowell Concert Hall, it’s a senior music recital by Spencer Hattendorf entitled “Language Barrier,” and on Friday and Saturday, Wesleyan Artist in Residence Hari Krishnan brings a night of South Indian dance and music to the CFA Hall, as performed by his students at Wesleyan and dancers from Mr. Krishnan’s dance company. For tickets and details for all Wesleyan University arts events, visit www.wesleyan.edu/cfa

Friday Night The Michael Cleary Band plays “Amy Jones Day” at The Main Pub in Hartford. This evening will benefit a young girl Amy Jones, fight stage 4 cancer.  15% of the whole days sales will go to the “Love You Mean It” Fund.  More online at www.lymifund.com
From 11am to 1 on Saturday, the Russell LIbrary Knitting group meets in Meeting Room 3 at the Library. No registration is required. Bring your knitting projects! More online at www.russelllibrary.org
Also on Saturday at 2 p.m.
You can catch the First Connecticut Performance of the stage production, “Palestine” written and performed by Najla Saïd at Southern Connecticut State University’s Engleman Hall, C112 located at 501 Crescent Street, New Haven.PALESTINE is a personal journey from the “toniest private schools”, to the “stench of Gaza,” through two wars, the horrors of 9/11, encounters with the likes of Yasir Arafat, “cheeky” photographers and, of course, her esteemed family. http://mecc.thestruggle.org/NSPALESTINE
Now Here’s what happening in the world of cinema in central Connecticut:
tonight, Cinestudio, the Trinity College Cinema in Hartford, ends their run of Shame, starring Michael Fassbender as a man struggling with his addiction to sexual pleasure. Thursday Cinestudio hosts a special showing of My So-Called Enemy, with a discussion with Director Lisa Gossels. In 2002 Palestinian and Israeli teenage girls traveled to the U.S. to participate in a women’s leadership program, and this documentary follows six of the girls as they learn to know their “enemies” as human beings. Friday through the weekend, Cinestudio shows The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. More information atwww.cinestudio.org
Real Art Ways in Hartford shows this year’s oscar-nominated shorts, both animates and live action, through thursday. Also through thursday at Real Art Ways is Tomboy, a story of a young french girl who lives as a boy, to the chagrin of her parents.Friday through next week, Real Art Ways stars a run of Crazy Horse, a documentary that peeks inside Paris’s Crazy Horse cabaret – the most famous nude dance show in the world. Tickets, trailers and more at realartways.org
Now, here’s a rundown of tonight’s programming hereon 88.1 FM WESU Middletown.
Following the Jive at Five it’s the needle Drop with Anthony Fantano – presenting the latest and greatest in the world of independent rock, pop, electronic, and experimental music out there today.

at 6pm Free Speech Radio News From The Pacifica Network – is an independently produced half hour daily national and international radio news program focusing on peace and social justice issues in the US and around the world.


at 6:30 its Fusion Radio with James Fusion  spinning Techno from around the globe mixed live.

at 8pm we present The Warehouse with Mike Nyce  for The best of underground house music, mixed live for your listening pleasure.

9:30-11pm [alternating – 1st, 3rd, & 5th weeks] The Vault with DJ Anton Banks – Presents the very latest in underground electronica in vinyl formatwith exclusive sets from international producers and DJs.

at 11pm we switch gears for Word…Life Radio with H Biz & B Fiz –early 90’s hip-hop is the focus here, with the occasional touch of punk, funk, reggae and soul.

at 12:30 [alternating – 1st, 3rd, & 5th weeks] Missteps with Guy Fridge –offers a  chance to hear the most idiosyncratic and eccentric brands of left-field electronic dance music around today. Featuring club-centric genres such as footwork, bass, UK funky, tribal guarachero, UK garage, vogue house, kuduru, and more.

from 2-3am its The Postman Express Hour with DJ JD, DJ MacChillin, & DJ Jack – 3 DJs give their take on a specific “post” genre, be it post-folk jangling, post-psychedelic, post-rock, post-punk, any other post. Exploring jarring, weird and stimulating new music, and placing it in a historical context.

From 3-4 am  Search and Recover with DJ Cheshire Cat scours the world of music to find as many versions of a single song as possible. Join the exploration of the modern musical standards!

The BBC World News Service kicks on at 4AM and we begin tomorrow’s broadcast at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.

That’s all for today’s Jive at Five, if you didn’t get a chance to write down some of the information mentioned in our community calendar, the script is published online at www.wesufm.org/jive, and if you know of any events that you’d like to have announced on the Jive, send them to jive@wesufm.org

If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on.

Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at www.wesufm.org, every dollar counts and we need to hear from you.

Thanks for listening and stay tuned for The Needle Drop.

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Updates

president
-put together premiums! finally! it took forever!

production
-passed a trainee
-updated station id list

Tech
-going through automation computer and sorting out what can be archived

Events
-SALD gave us $100 for record fair, going to SBC next
-talked about an event at vinnie’s jump and jive
–maybe after the last staff meeting
–still being discussed

personnel
-training emails went out
–this sunday is first session
-staff email about interns, will reiterate at staff meeting
-did some work on the blog, sending out additional info to training volunteers

MDs
-verbal confirmation on wesleying account, waiting for it to happen

PR
-started working on record fair flyer
-request for advertising on monitors in usdan

VP
-got word back from sbc, wasn’t so good
–working on a response, asking for an explanation of lack of funding

Staff meeting this weekend!
-show rory’s documentary
–he will come introduce it
-elect tech director
-discuss record fair
-pledge drive
-MEI? perhaps
-spring break policy
-internship training policy
-alert people of incoming elections
-staff social organization
-call for promos

spinitron schedule
-fix it yo (mds/program)

Spring break programming
-send email to staff (program)

Personnel issues
-GA and MC have alternating talk and music show and have been having
issues in regards to coverage
-we’re hoping that they will settle things without the board’s help,
but will address this if necessary

meeting with CCP
-GM discusses potential for us to move into that department
–along with other groups like green street, tutoring etc
their movement to be an “engaged” community fits with our profile
waiting for a followup and will continue to explore this opportunity

WSHU pledge drive began today

February 28th Jive

Good evening, it’s Tuesday, February 28th, and this is the Jive at Five, WESU’s Daily community calendar and run down of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. Thanks for making WESU your listener supported source for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs and free-form community radio. I’m Justin Miller, WESU Intern`.
Connecticut Heritage Productions announces auditions for an April production of Body & Sold drama about the sex trade in America. Roles are available for males and females 18 and older. Auditions will be held at the Russell Library, on Broad Street in Middletown Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. For more information contact the director, Peter Loffredo at ptloffredo@att.net or (860) 347-7771.
Tonight at Cafe Nine in New Haven, it’s Alt/bluegrass act “Milksop Unsung”. 1974 and Ghost of Chancemake for a night of Rock and Roll at Café Nine on Wednesday.  Thursday night Celebrated Tigers; make for a night of indie Rockat The Nine . Friday night ASTERISK CONCERTS and MANIC PRODUCTIONSPresent: Scott Kelly (of Neurosis) w/ Eugene Robinson (of Oxbow) • Saturday’s afternoon Jazz Jam will be hosted by Mike Coppola Trio this week. Saturday Night SAFETY MEETING records Presents: a cd release party for  Ferocious F’ing Teeth  w/ The Naked Heroes and Space Orphans.  More about these events at www.cafenine.com
Tonight at The Space in Hamden, catch youtube stars Julia Nunes and  Mike Falzone, whose millions of online viewers have brought them real-life fame. Visit www.manicproduction.com  for information about this concert and many others.
Tonight ZACH DEPUTY BAND and Turbine Take the Main stage at Toads place in New Haven while Manic productions Presents Matt pryor (of the get p Kids) on the Toad’s Lily pad stage alongside The Front Bottoms and, Zac Clark &Young Volcanoes. RUBIX KUBE The 80’s Tribute Band plays Toads on Wednesday.   CONSPIRATOR plays Toad’s on Thursday night with guests Cosmic Dust Bunnies and Jeff Bujak. Tyga’s Careless World Tour stops at Toads on Thursday night with guests YG and Lil Twist.  Sunday at Toads Place in New Haven, Start Making Sense plays Talking Heads Covers in the LIlly’s Pad room. Get details about this concert and more at www.toadsplace.com
Thursday, it’s Bob Gotta’s long standing acoustic open mic at the buttonwood tree in Main Street in Middletown, with 6:30 sign ups and 7:00 start. Friday, At 8 o’clock the Buttonwood hosts a night of poetry, music and improvisation with the words of poet John L. Stanizz, paired with blues and jazz from Jim Mercik and percussionist Abu Alvin Carter Sr. Saturday, Jazz Pianist and composer Laszlo Gardony performs with his trio at 8 at the Buttonwood Tree, but before that, catch an interview with Laszlo gardony will on river valley rhythms, here on wesu 88.1fm, on Thursday at 4.  And Sundays Food Not Bombs shares food about 1 pm in front of the Buttonwood. Anyone is welcome. More online atwww.buttonwood.org or by calling 860.347.4957
Wesleyan music teacher, Teacher Lisa Moore, the founding pianist of the Bang on a Can All-Stars, performs a program of American masterpieces, Thursday at 8pm in Crowell Concert Hall on the Wesleyan campus. Also at Wesleyan on Thursday you can catch a graduate music recital by Christopher Rigg at 10pm in the CFA Hall. Both events are free.

Friday at 7 in Wesleyan’s Crowell Concert Hall, it’s a senior music recital by Spencer Hattendorf entitled “Language Barrier,” and on Friday and Saturday, Wesleyan Artist in Residence Hari Krishnan brings a night of South Indian dance and music to the CFA Hall, as performed by his students at Wesleyan and dancers from Mr. Krishnan’s dance company. For tickets and details for all Wesleyan University arts events, visit www.wesleyan.edu/cfa

11 to 1 on Saturday, the Russell LIbrary Knitting group meets in Meeting Room 3 at the Library. No registration is required. Bring your knitting projects! call 860.347.2528 to find out more.
Now Here’s what happening in the world of cinema in central Connecticut:
Through Wednesday, Cinestudio, the Trinity College Cinema in Hartford, shows a run of Shame, starring Michael Fassbender as a man struggling with his addiction to sexual pleasure. Thursday Cinestudio hosts a special showing of My So-Called Enemy, with a discussion with Director Lisa Gossels. In 2002 Palestinian and Israeli teenage girls traveled to the U.S. to participate in a women’s leadership program, and this documentary follows six of the girls as they learn to know their “enemies” as human beings. Friday through the weekend, Cinestudio shows The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. More information atwww.cinestudio.org
Real Art Ways in Hartford shows this year’s oscar-nominated shorts, both animates and live action, through thursday. Also through thursday at Real Art Ways is Tomboy, a story of a young french girl who lives as a boy, to the chagrin of her parents.Friday through next week, Real Art Ways stars a run of Crazy Horse, a documentary that peeks inside Paris’s Crazy Horse cabaret – the most famous nude dance show in the world. Tickets, trailers and more at realartways.org
Now, here’s a rundown of tonight’s programming hereon 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. Right after the Jive, it’s The Melting Pot, where your host Kevin Lee plays a free form mix of old favorites, deep tracks and unheard delights across genres from Rock to Jazz, Folk to Funk, Global to Local, Acoustic and Electric.
at 6, it’s Your daily dose of alternative international news and reporting from the Pacifica Network on Free Speech Radio News. 
at 6:30-8pm it’s Wild Wild Live with Tom Foolery.  Featuring the best music Wesleyan has to offer, in a live and intimate studio setting. Tom will talk about the Wesleyan music scene, on campus and off, and supplement live material with artist interviews and recordings of live shows across the Wesleyan campus.
From 8-930pm, Acoustic Blender with Bill Revill, presents 90 minutes of Americana, country, folk, folk-rock, bluegrass, and other music that has a roots influence.
At 930pm It’s Wonderland with DJ Cheshire Cat, who’s got a song in his my heart, a chemical imbalance in his head and a musical library at his fingers. From krautrock to post-rock, grunge to garage, novelty to New Romantic, punk to prog, Wonderland has a place for it.
At 11pm –  Alive, Not Amplified with Adrien brings you the best in acoustic based music.
At Midnight, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass with DJ Sleepy Girl… features The dulcet tones of bluegrass and folk — just not entirely. 
At 1am The Boss with DJ Moe shines the focus on a different era of Bruce Springsteen each week.

At 2am “Soundstrip” with DJ Skip McCoy and DJ Strangelove, Examines music from a different film each week, exploring how songs function in film and enhance a movie’s perspective.

At 3am late tonight, City Spotlight  City Spotlight features the musical talents of a new citty each week, highlighting the unique contributions of each locale, and spanning genres from jazz to punk rock.
The BBC World News Service kicks on at 4AM and we begin tomorrow’s broadcast at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.
That’s all for today’s Jive at Five, if you didn’t get a chance to write down some of the information mentioned in our community calendar, the script is published online at jiveat5.blogspot.com (the five is the number five), and if you know of any events that you’d like to have announced on the Jive, send them to jive@wesufm.org

If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on.

Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at www.wesufm.org, every dollar counts and we need to hear from you. Now stay tuned for the Melting Pot, here on WESU!

February 27th Jive

Good evening, it’s Monday, February 27th, and this is the Jive at Five, WESU’s Daily community calendar and run down of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. Thanks for making WESU your listener supported source for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs and free-form community radio. I’m Zach.
Every Monday it’s “ANYTHING GOES!” OPEN MIC WITH J-CHERRY AT THE BUTTONWOOD TREE on Main Street, with 7:30pm sign-up, 8:00pm start. More at www. Buttonwood.org
Connecticut Heritage Productions announces auditions for an April production of Body & Sold drama about the sex trade in America. Roles are available for males and females 18 and older. Auditions will be held at the Russell Library, on Broad Street in Middletown on today and Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. For more information contact the director, Peter Loffredo at ptloffredo@att.net or (860) 347-7771.
Also today, Root-reggae DJ SeeLove spins an early set at Cafe Nine in New Haven at 7 o’clock, followed by a spoken work musical performance, Beatnik 2000, at 10.
Tomorrow at Cafe Nine, it’s Alt/bluegrass act Milksop. More about these events at www.cafenine.com
tomorrow at The Space in Hamden, catch youtube stars Julia Nunes and  Mike Falzone, whose millions of online viewers have brought them real-life fame. Visit www.manicproduction.com for information about this concert and many others.
Thursday, it’s open mic with bob gotta at the buttonwood tree, with
6:30 sign ups and 7:00 start
Come play and be heard. Bring your own instrument or play our piano or congas…
at The Buttonwood Tree on Main Street. More online at www.buttonwood.org
Wesleyan Private Lessons Teacher Lisa Moore, the founding pianist of the Bang on a Can All-Stars, performs a program of American masterpieces,Thursday at 8pm in Crowell Concert Hall on the wesleyan campus.also at Wesleyan on Thursday is graduate music recital by Christopher Rigg at 10pm in the CFA Hall. Both events are free
Friday at 7 in Crowell Concert Hall, it’s a senior music recital by Spencer Hattendorf entitled “Language Barrier,” and on Friday and Saturday, Wesleyan Artist in Residence Hari Krishnan brings a night of South Indian dance and music to the CFA Hall, as performed by his students at wesleyan and dancers from Mr. Krishnan’s dance company, inDANCE.
For tickets and details for all Wesleyan University events, visit www.wesleyan.edu/cfa
Friday, the Buttonwood host a night of poetry, music and improvisation with the words of poet John L. Stanizz, paired with blues and jazz from Jim Mercik and percussionist Abu Alvin Carter Sr. At 8 o’clock at the Buttonwood Tree on Main Street. Check out their website or call 860.347.4957
11 to 1 on Saturday, the Russell LIbrary Knitting group meets in Meeting Room 3 at the Library. No registration is required. Bring your knitting projects!
call 860.347.2528 to find out more.
Saturday, Jazz Pianist and composer Laszlo Gardony performs with his trio at 8 at the Buttonwood Tree, but before that, catch an interview with Laszlo gardony will on river valley rhythms, here on wesu 88.1fm, on Thursday at 4.
Sunday at Toads Place in New Haven, Start Making Sense plays Talking Heads Covers in the LIlly’s Pad room. Get details about this concert and more at www.toadsplace.com
And Sunday at the Buttonwood, like every week, Food Not Bombs shares food about 1 pm in front of the Buttonwood. Anyone is welcome. Consider yourself invited to help us prepare vegetarian food at the First Church on 190 Court Street at 11:30 am.
check out www.foodnotbombs.net
Now Here’s what happening in the world of cinema in central connecticut:
Today through Wednesday, Cinestudio, the Trinity College Cinema in Hartford, shows a run of Shame, starring Michael Fassbender as a man struggling with his addiction to sexual pleasure. Thursday Cinestudio hosts a special showing of My So-Called Enemy, with a discussion with Director Lisa Gossels. In 2002 Palestinian and Israeli teenage girls traveled to the U.S. to participate in a women’s leadership program, and this documentary follows six of the girls as they learn to know their “enemies” as human beings. Friday through the weekend, Cinestudio shows The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. More information at www.cinestudio.org
Real Art Ways in Hartford shows this years oscar-nominated shorts, both animates and live action, through thursday. Also through thursday at Real Art Ways is Tomboy, a story of a young french girl who lives as a boy, to the chagrin of her parents.Friday through next week, Real Art Ways stars a run of Crazy Horse, a documentary that peeks inside Paris’s Crazy Horse cabaret – the most famous nude dance show in the world. Tickets, trailers and more at realartways.org
Now, stay tuned to WESU, because after the Jive, it’s Afternoon Jazz with Charles Henry
From classic bop to smooth contemporary sounds. A well-rounded jazz show for true jazz heads.
at 6, Free Speech Radio News brings your daily dose of alternative international news and reporting from the Pacifica Network.
6:30, it’s 75% Folk with Michael Benson- A serving of contemporary folk and acoustic music with side orders of blues, jazz, world, pop, movie soundtracks, readings and occasional live interviews. Bring a big plate.
at 8, Uncle Dad spins Eclectic but dad-friendly sets showcasing funk, soul, R&B and groovy tunes from afropop to electronica in his show, Uncle Dad Air
9:30 The Attention Deficit DJ with Lee
The music of yesterday’s future, today.
at 11, it’s Total Trash with “A”
From stage dives and pile-ons to grudges and misanthropy. Hardcore, youth crew, crust, grind, thrash, powerviolence, emotional whatever, sludge-/black metal and more.
Midnight comes The Noisy Wheelbarrow with Zach Schonfeld and DJ Meat Pie, merging noise rock and other noise-based music with poetry and verse, highlighting both seminal and up and coming artists who have blended the spoken word with experimental music.
At 1, it’s 600 Pounds of Sin with Maggie
A brew of prog rock, jam band, metal, and the spaces between.
2 am, it’s  Mind the Gap with Tyler
A music and poetry hybrid, incorporating songs and literary works into shimmering explosions, demanding to be heard
3-4am , Maximum Rock and Roll Radio
A weekly radio show featuring the best DIY punk, garage rock and hardcore from the astounding, ever-growing Maximum Rocknroll record collection.
The BBC World News Service kicks on at 4AM and we begin tomorrow’s broadcast at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.
That’s all for today’s Jive at Five, if you didn’t get a chance to write down some of the information mentioned in our community calendar, the script is published online at www.wesufm.org/jive, and if you know of any events that you’d like to have announced on the Jive, send them to jive@wesufm.org
If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on.
Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at www.wesufm.org, every dollar counts and we need to hear from you.
Enjoy some Afternoon Jazz, coming right up.

02-23-12 jive

Good evening, it’s Friday February 23rd and this is the Jive at Five, your daily community calendar and run down of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. I’m Justin Miller, WESU Intern. Thanks for making WESU your listener supported source for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs and free-form community radio.

All this month, Bill Revill, Meriden artist and host of  WESU’s Acoustic Blender, is showing over 50 of his seascape, landscape and other types of paintings at the Sandman Gallery, 14 West Main Street, Meriden. For info, call 203-686-0000.

Friday at Cafe Nine down in New Haven LUCKY SOULS Presents: a night of new-grass with  Five in the Chamber and  Cinnamon Sky. This Saturday’s weekly Afternoon Jazz Jam at Café Nine will be hosted by The George Baker Experience. Saturday night The Bee-Hive Queen Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez return to the Nine.  Sunday night at Cafe Nine brings ROXY PERRY’S TRAVELING Blues Jam. Musicians are encouraged to sign up in advance by emailing roxyperry1@aol.com. For more information visit www.cafenine.com

Also down in New Haven at Toads Place tomorrow/Friday night,  SHAKEDOWN plays The Grateful Dead & Beyond and shares a the bill with “Fuzzy Bunny & The Dirty Cupcakes” and “Rhythmic Circus”. For more information visit www.toadsplace.com

Friday night in East Hampton at the Higher Grounds Coffee House on 70 Main Street presents thier weekly open mic  at 8PM. Every Saturday evening you can catch live music at Higher Grounds Coffee House.

Saturday ngiht at 8pm, Benin-born jazz guitarist and vocalist Lionel Loueke combines harmonic sophistication and soaring melodies grounded in West African music to create a warm, intimate sound with his trio in Wesleyan’s Crowell Concert Hall.  There will be a pre-concert talk at 7:15pm.

Saturday at 7 you can experience “SPILL” a new play and installation that explores the true human and environmental cost of oil. “SPILL” is based in part on interviews with people from the Gulf Coast of southern Louisiana in the wake of the “Deepwater Horizon” oil spill of April 2010. The performances at Wesleyan are the first public showing of the art installation along with a choral reading of the play. You can learn more online about all of these events at www.wesleyan.edu/cfa  or by calling 860-685-3355

Saturday at 6:30pm, The Buttonwood Tree Arts Space on Main Street Middletown  presents The Riverwood Poetry Series. The event features Ngoma, a performance poet, multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter and paradigm shifter. Every Sunday, Food Not Bombs shares food about 1 pm in front of the Buttonwood. All are welcome.   Sunday at 4 brings the monthly Poetry Potluck series continues at the Buttonwood Tree. This is an opportunity for people who enjoy poetry to get together to share and discuss their favorite works. More online at www.buttonwood.org

The Alturas Duo performs South American and classical in Concert at the Russell Library in Middletown this Saturday at 2 in the Hubbard Room. www.russelllibrary.org

Saturday night herein Middletown, WESU’s own host of  “Voice of the City” J-Cherry and the Strawberries perform original music in a in a double bill with the band “2 Virgins”  at Iguanas Ranas Mexican eatery on Main Street. The show starts at 8pm. More online at http://jcherrypresents.blogspot.com

Now here’s some of what’s happening in the world of cinema off the beaten path in central Connecticut:

Tonight and Saturday at Real Art Ways in Hartford.  You can catch Tomboy, a story of a young French girl who lives as a boy. Tonight  Real Art Ways also presents a screening of “Herman and Shelly”:  A tragicomicromance about two quirky, creative and ambitious children who grow up to be quirky, creative and disillusionedadults.   Tickets, trailers and more online at www.realartways.org

Tonight and Saturday, Cinestudio, the Trinity College Cinema in Hartford presents Haywire, a new action packed martial arts flic starring Ewan McGregor and  Antonio Banderas. Sunday, Cinestudio begins a run of “Shame”, a compelling and timely examination of the nature of need, how we live our lives and the experiences that shape us.  more Online at www.cinestudio.org

Now stay tuned, for a rundown of tonight’s radio programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown.

Right after the Jive At Five, its The Brittle Diameterw/Josh Sharp presentingA varied blend of brand new and time honored independent music, presented in a mixtape aesthetic.  
at 6:00pmit’s Free Speech Radio News from The Pacifica Network – An independently produced half hour daily national and international radio news program focusing on peace and social justice issues in the US and around the world. FSRN is collectively run by its workers and reporters.
At 6:30 listen up for The Middletown Youth Radio Project – A weekly radio program featuring the thoughts, voices, creativity and talent of the kids in the WESU neighborhood.
at 7pm we present  The Universal Sound Wave with Sistah Tee – Informing listeners about local and global issues with health, nutrition, and stress reduction tips, featuring a wide range of music including African, reggae, gospel, R&B, Latin, and blues.
Next up until 10pm, it’s “From the Otherside” with Rok-A-Dee – The Voice of Hartford, featuring local artists from Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Spotlighting Caribbean R & B, Soca and international music.
Beginning at 10pm – Its Rumba en el Patio with Michaeloffering Classic Salsa for the dancers, Afro-Latin Big Band for the discerning ear and everything in between. Join us as we adventure through the history of Musica Latina!
At 11:30pm N.E. Tempo with DJ Berk- spotlights serious turntablism – featuring cutting and scratching with Dubstep, DnB, techno, ragga jungle, and breakbeats mixed live.
At 1am we go In the Master Bedroom, Under the Bed with Dope Dave to  celebrate conscious hip-hop as well as its offshoots & influences. Featuiring Acrobatic emcees and down-tempo poets who mix it up over varied oceans of sound.
From 3-4 am The Underground Hip Hop Continues on Bassment Beats w DJ Lokash.
Then, at 4am we switch it up to bring youSing Out! Which is on a mission to preserve and support the cultural diversity and heritage of all traditional and contemporary folk music.
And we bring in the daylight from 5:00 to 6:00am with the BBC World News - a daily News roundup from the British Broadcasting Corporation
And staying on the other side of the big pond, from 6:00 to 7:00am it’s the Celtic Café – Traditional and contemporary music with a Celtic connection.
And now that the coffee’s hot enjoy Caffe Italia from 7:00 to 8:00am with Francesco Fiumara – offering a weekly roundup of news, music and memories from Italy.
That’s all for today’s Jive At Five, tune in each and every weekday at 4:55 pm to hear about what’s going on in the community and on the air right here at 88.1 FM WESU, a community service of Wesleyan University since 1939.

If you didn’t get a chance to write down some information for an event mentioned in our jive at five –we’ve published the script for today’s jive online at wesufm.org/jive

If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on. Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at www.wesufm.org, every dollar counts and we need to hear from you.

Thanks for listening and stay tuned for The Brittle Diamater with Josh.

Thursday’s Jive at Five

Good evening, it’s Thursday February 23rd ,and this is the Jive at Five, your daily community calendar and run down of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. I’m J-Cherry producer and host of VOICE of the CITY airing on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesday from 6:30 to 8PM Showcasing live and local music, arts, and culture. Thanks for making WESU your listener supported source for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs and free-form community radio.

All this month, Bill Revill, Meriden artist and host of  WESU’s Acoustic Blender, is showing over 50 of his seascape, landscape and other types of paintings at the Sandman Gallery, 14 West Main Street, Meriden. For info, call 203-686-0000.

Celebrated author Robert Sullivan will read from his recent works tonight at 8:00 P.M. at Wesleyan University’s Russell House, on High Street, in Middletown. Robert Sullivan is the author of Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City’s Most Unwanted Inhabitants, The Meadowlands: Wilderness Adventures, on the Edge of a City, How Not To Get Rich, and The Thoreau You Don’t Know. Sullivan has written for  The New Yorker, and Vogue, where he is a contributing editor. This event is free and opened to the public. For more information, you can call 860.685.3448.

Tonight at 8, Spoken word/slam poet Javon Johnson merges the sharp criticism of critical race and gender theory with comedy, lyricism and hip-hop rhyme schemes to discuss the power of words, communication and performance in Wesleyan’s Crowell Concert Hall.

Also here in in Middletown at Wesleyan tonight at 7pm you can catch Black history month keynote speaker, Touré, who is a journalist, novelist, and TV host on FUSE. He will be discussing topics from his recent book, Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness? This happens at the Daniel Family Commons at 45 Wyllys Ave.

Tonight at Cafe Nine down in New HavenBLUE PLATE RADIO JAZZ SERIES Presents: Steve Clarke Trio • This 3-piece funky groove-jazz-improv instrumental band pushes fusion to new heights and past old boundaries. LATE SHOW: Sam Bigelow • Sam’s sound will appeal immediately to devotees of piano rock, be it Little Richard or Ben Folds. Friday at the Nine, HAPPY HOUR – George Morgio followed HORIZON ARTISTS SHOWCASE: Nick Depuy • Acoustic showcase from one of CT’s rising young stars!   Also on Friday night LUCKY SOULS Presents: Five in the Chamber; w/ Cinnamon Sky • Five In the Chamber formed in summer 2011 after a series of bluegrass festivals and all-night jams. Saturday at Cafe Nine, 4:30-7:30 pm is Afternoon Jazz Jam w/ host the George Baker Experience • bring your ax and play, or sing. PA, amps, drums provided. Saturday night it’s Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez • The BeeHive Queen of Roots Rock and Southern Soul returns to her favorite Elm City hang! Sunday night at Cafe Nine ROXY PERRY’S TRAVELING ROADHOUSE JAM  a.k.a. NEW YORK BLUES QUEEN, will be joined in hosting the high-energy jam by different players every week. Roxy’s band welcomes and serves blues and R&B players primarily, but will also back classic rock, jazz players and others, as well. Musicians, signing up in advance is a good idea: email Roxy at roxyperry1@aol.com. But you can also sign up on the spot starting at 7 pm. Full bands are welcome and can have a featured spot by reserving in advance via email. For more information visit www.cafenine.com

Also down in New Haven at Toads Place tonight, LIVE KAMP ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS FRENCH MONTANA, Friday night,  SHAKEDOWN The Dead & Beyond Fuzzy Bunny & The Dirty Cupcakes Rhythmic Circus, Saturday it’s THE ORIGINAL SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE PARTY, for more information visit www.toadsplace.com

Friday night in East Hampton at the Higher Grounds Coffee House on 70 Main Street is there weekly open mic. Show starts at 8PM. Every Saturday evening you can catch live music at 70 Main Street.

Saturday, two wesleyan students and an art instructor will lead students in a glass cutting workshop where they will learn how to work with glass. Join us as we create Stained Glass from 4:30 to 6:30 in Arbritton 311

Saturday at 8pm, Benin-born jazz guitarist and vocalist Lionel Loueke combines harmonic sophistication, soaring melodies and grounding in West African music to create a warm, intimate sound with his trio in Wesleyan’s Crowell Concert Hall.  There will be a pre-concert talk at 7:15pm.

Saturday at 7 in Fayerweather, room 202 in Wesleyan’s Beckham Hall, you can experience “SPILL” a new play and installation that explores the true human and environmental cost of oil. “SPILL” is based in part on interviews with people from the Gulf Coast of southern Louisiana in the wake of the “Deepwater Horizon” oil spill of April 2010. The performances at Wesleyan are the first public showing of the art installation along with a choral reading of the play. You can learn more online about all of these events at www.wesleyan.edu/cfa  or by calling 860-685-3355

Saturday at 6:30pm, The Buttonwood Tree Arts Space on Main Street Middletown  presents The Riverwood Poetry Series. The event features Ngoma, a performance poet, multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter and paradigm shifter. Every Sunday, Food Not Bombs shares food about 1 pm in front of the Buttonwood. All are welcome.   Sunday at 4 brings the monthly Poetry Potluck series continues at the Buttonwood Tree. This is an opportunity for people who enjoy poetry to get together to share and discuss their favorite works. More online at www.buttonwood.org

The Alturas Duo performs South American and classical in Concert at the Russell Library in Middletown this Saturday at 2 in the Hubbard Room. www.russelllibrary.org

Saturday night herein Middletown, WESU’s own host of  “Voice of the City” J-Cherry and the Strawberries perform original music in a in a double bill with the band “2 Virgins”  at Iguanas Ranas Mexican eatery on Main Street. The show starts at 8pm. More online at http://jcherrypresents.blogspot.com

This week, see Tracy Walter Ferry’s exhibit, “genetically modified organisms” In the Niche at
Middlesex Community College through Mar. 2 in Pegasus Gallery.
For more information please contact: Matthew Weber, Art Curator 860.343.5806

Now here’s some of what’s happening in the world of cinema off the beaten path in central Connecticut:

Through tonight, Real Art Ways in Hartford, presents this year’s animated and live-action Oscar-nominated shorts. Also running through tonight at Real Art Ways, is “Sing Your Song”, which unearths Harry Belafonte’s significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally. Friday and Saturday you can catch Tomboy, a story of a young French girl who lives as a boy. Friday, night Real Art Ways presents a screening of “Herman and Shelly”:  A tragicomic romance about two quirky, creative and ambitious children who grow up to be quirky, creative and disillusioned adults.   Tickets, trailers and more online at www.realartways.org

Tonight, Cinestudio, the Trinity College Cinema in Hartford is offering a special viewing of The Yacoubian Building. this epic film is a revealing look at life in Egypt before last year’s demands for change in Tahrir Square, Hidden behind the closed doors of a single Cairo art deco apartment building. Friday andSaturday, Cinestudio presents Haywire, a new action packed martial arts flic starring Ewan McGregor and  Antonio Banderas. Sunday Cinestudio begins a run of “Shame”  a compelling and timely examination of the nature of need, how we live our lives and the experiences that shape us.  more Online at www.cinestudio.org

Tonight at 8pm here in Middletown you can catch the film “Resotration” at Wesleyan’s Goldsmith Family Cinema, which has been nominated for 11 Israeli Academy Awards. For more information, contact dkatz01@wesleyan.edu
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Now stay tuned, for tonight’s lineup here on WESU in our new spring 2012 line-up:

5:05-6pm
Homegrown with Rob DeRosa – The best crop of Connecticut-connected music presented for a global audience.

6-6:30pm
Free Speech Radio News From The Pacifica Network – An independently produced half hour daily national and international radio news program focusing on peace and social justice issues in the US and around the world. FSRN is collectively run by its workers and reporter.

6:30-8pm
Total Praise with Minister Latrecia – A diverse and inspirational blend of contemporary Christian gospel music to uplift your spirit! Get your Praise on!

8-9:30pm
Evening Jazz with Bill Denert – Where hearing is the best experience.  A broad range of swing, be-bop, and avant garde as well as a sprinkling of new releases.

9:30-10:30pm
Bridging the Gap with JBrent – Exploring how music has changed forms through the years, and the links that tie together seemingly disparate genres such as blues and rap, or funk and Krautrock.

10:30-11:30pm [alternating – 1st, 3rd, & 5th weeks]
Alphabet Soup with DJ Blaze- An anti-genre, request-based show where we randomly select a letter from the alphabet, and play bands or artists whose names start with that letter.

10:30-11:30pm [alternating – 2nd & 4th weeks]
The Slap-Happy Hour with Rachel Silton – A modern mix of indie pop and singer-songwriter material, with an emphasis on the acoustic and the up-and-coming

11:30pm-1am [alternating – 1st, 3rd, & 5th weeks]
Flight 881 with Captain Q – Not your Grandma’s World Music Show! Strap in your seatbelts, put out that cigarette, and open up that small packet of honey roasted peanuts! Flight 881 every week is going to a new country to check out what music scenes are happening in the country with a focus on contemporary world music, including Bhagra from India, Afro-Beat, and Brazillian funk.

11:30pm-1am [alternating – 2nd & 4th weeks]
Tokyo Sonata with Dangerous Dan – Covering Japanese music, new and old, from a wide variety of genres.

1:00-2:00am
Songs Without Words with Jacob Feder  – An eclectic assortment of instrumental music from all genres and generations.

2:00-3:00am
Undercover with DJ Becca – The best covers take original tracks and transform them into their own creations. Bridging genres, musical styles, and time, Undercover explores the concept of inspiration through imitation. Sometimes they surpass the original, sometimes they miss the mark – it’s your call.

3-4am
Itso-ezee with DJ Otto Nation providing an eclectic mix of new releases from the WESU music library

The BBC World News Service kicks on at 4AM and we begin tomorrow’s broadcast at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.That’s all for today’s Jive at Five, if you didn’t get a chance to write down some of the information mentioned in our community calendar, the script is published online at www.wesufm.org/jive, and if you know of any events that you’d like to have announced on the Jive, send them to jive@wesufm.org

If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on.Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at www.wesufm.org, every dollar counts and we need to hear from you.

Thanks for listening and stay tuned for Home Grown with Rob Derosa

02-22-12 jive

Good evening, it’s Wednesday, February 22nd, and this is the Jive at Five, WESU’s Daily community calendar and run down of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. Thanks for making WESU your listener supported source for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs and free-form community radio. I’m Bill Denert, producer and host of Thursday night’s Evening Jazz where “hearing is the best experience.” Thanks for tuning in.

All this month, Bill Revill, Meriden artist and host of  WESU’s Acoustic Blender, is showing over 50 of his seascape, landscape and other types of paintings at the Sandman Gallery, 14 West Main Street, Meriden. For info, call 203-686-0000.

Tonight at 9, Richard Buckner performs with The Backyard Committee at Bar in New Haven.  This concert is free of charge to ages 21 and over. Check out barnightclub.com for more details.

Celebrated author Robert Sullivan will read from his recent work tonight at 8:00 P.M. at Wesleyan University’s Russell House, on High Street, in Middletown.

Robert Sullivan is the author of Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City’s Most Unwanted Inhabitants, The Meadowlands: Wilderness Adventures on the Edge of a City, How Not To Get Rich, and The Thoreau You Don’t Know and has written for  The New Yorker and Vogue, where he is a contributing editor. This event is free and opened to the public.
For more information, you can call 860.685.3448.

Thursday at 8, Spoken word/slam poet Javon Johnson merges the sharp criticism of critical race and gender theory with comedy, lyricism and hip-hop rhyme schemes to discuss the power of words, communication and performance in Wesleyan’s Crowell Concert Hall.

Also here in in Middletown at Wesleyan Thursday night at 7pm you can catch Black history month keynote speaker, Touré, who is a journalist, novelist, and TV host on FUSE. He will be discussing topics from his recent book, Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness? This happens at the Daniel Family Commons at 45 Wyllys Ave.

Saturday, two wesleyan students and an art instructor will lead students in a glass cutting workshop where they will learn how to work with glass. Join us as we create Stained Glass from 4:30 to 6:30 in Arbritton 311

Saturday at 8pm, Benin-born jazz guitarist and vocalist Lionel Loueke combines harmonic sophistication, soaring melodies and grounding in West African music to create a warm, intimate sound with his trio in Wesleyan’s Crowell Concert Hall.  There will be a pre-concert talk at 7:15pm.

Saturday at 7 in Fayerweather, room 202 in Wesleyan’s Beckham Hall, you can experience “SPILL” a new play and installation that explores the true human and environmental cost of oil. “SPILL” is based in part on interviews with people from the Gulf Coast of southern Louisiana in the wake of the “Deepwater Horizon” oil spill of April 2010. The performances at Wesleyan are the first public showing of the art installation along with a choral reading of the play. You can learn more online about all of these events at www.wesleyan.edu/cfa  or by calling 860-685-3355

Saturday at 6:30pm, The Buttonwood Tree Arts Space on Main Street Middletown  presents The Riverwood Poetry Series. The event features Ngoma, a performance poet, multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter and paradigm shifter. Every Sunday, Food Not Bombs shares food about 1 pm in front of the Buttonwood. All are welcome.   Sunday at 4 brings the monthly Poetry Potluck series continues at the Buttonwood Tree. This is an opportunity for people who enjoy poetry to get together to share and discuss their favorite works. More online at www.buttonwood.org

The Alturas Duo performs South American and classical in Concert at the Russell Library in Middletown this Saturday at 2 in the Hubbard Room. www.russelllibrary.org



Saturday night herein Middletown, WESU’s own host of  “Voice of the City” J-Cherry and the Strawberries
perform original music in a in a double bill with the band “2 Virgins”  at Iguanas Ranas Mexican eatery on Main Street. The show starts at 8pm. More online at http://jcherrypresents.blogspot.com 

This week, see Tracy Walter Ferry’s exhibit, “genetically modified organisms” In the Niche at
Middlesex Community College through Mar. 2 in Pegasus Gallery.
For more information please contact: Matthew Weber, Art Curator 860.343.5806













Now here’s some of what’s happening in the world of cinema off the beaten path in central Connecticut:

Through Thursday, Real Art Ways in Hartford, presents this year’s animated and live-action Oscar-nominated shorts. Also running through Thursday at Real Art Ways, is “Sing Your Song”, which unearths Harry Belafonte’s significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally. Friday and Saturday you can catch Tomboy, a story of a young French girl who lives as a boy. Friday, night Real Art Ways presents a screening of “Herman and Shelly”:  A tragicomic romance about two quirky, creative and ambitious children who grow up to be quirky, creative and disillusioned adults.   Tickets, trailers and more online at www.realartways.org

Through tonight, Cinestudio, the Trinity College Cinema in Hartford, presents a 40th Anniversary screening of the newly restored director’s cut of “The Last Picture Show”, in which two Texas high school seniors’ lives are changed by their first love aaffairs, tragedy, the shadow of the Korean War, and their own dawning maturities. Starring Cybill Shepherd, Jeff Bridges, Randy Quaid, and more.

Thursday, Cinestudio is offering a special viewing of The Yacoubian Building. this epic film is a revealing look at life in Egypt before last year’s demands for change in Tahrir Square, Hidden behind the closed doors of a single Cairo art deco apartment building. Friday andSaturday, Cinestudio presents Haywire, a new action packed martial arts flic starring Ewan McGregor and  Antonio Banderas. Sunday Cinestudio begins a run of “Shame”  a compelling and timely examination of the nature of need, how we live our lives and the experiences that shape us.  more Online at www.cinestudio.org

Thursday at 8pm here in Middletown you can catch the film “Resotration” at Wesleyan’s Goldsmith Family Cinema, which has been nominated for 11 Israeli Academy Awards. For more information, contact dkatz01@wesleyan.edu
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Now stay tuned, for tonight’s lineup here on WESU in our new spring 2012 line-up:

Right after the Jive at Five, it’s the Needle Drop with Anthony Fantano
An hour of the latest and greatest in the world of independent rock, pop, electronic, and experimental music out there today.

From 6-6:30pm, it’s Free Speech Radio News From The Pacifica Network
Your daily dose of alternative international news and reporting from the Pacifica Network.

Beginning at 6:30 and running to 8pm it’s Fusion Radio with James Fusion
Techno from around the globe mixed live since 1992. It’s a vinyl world!

The Warehouse with Mike Nyce starts at 8 with the best of underground house music, mixed live for your listening pleasure.

At 9:30 til 11pm, it’s Smorgasbord with DJ Maneki Neko;
A colossal mix of electronic infused with the spices of dance..

From 11pm-1230am, it’s Word…Life Radio with H Biz & B Fiz
Early 90’s hip-hop is the focus here, with the occasional touch of punk, funk, reggae and soul.

1230-2am, it’s “Beats” with Dylan Bostick
Hip-hop. Electro. Techno. UK bass. Music that makes you groove.

From 2 to 3am it’s “The Postman Express Hour” with DJ JD, DJ MacChillin, & DJ Jack.
3 DJs give their take on a specific “post” genre, be it post-folk jangling, post-psychedelic, post-rock, post-punk, any other post. Exploring jarring, weird and stimulating new music, and placing it in a historical context.

From 3-4am it’s “Search and Recover” with DJ Cheshire Cat
Search and Recover scours the world of music to find as many versions of a single song as possible. Join the exploration of the modern musical stand

That’s all for today’s Jive at Five, if you didn’t get a chance to write down some of the information mentioned in our community calendar, the script is published online at www.wesufm.org/jive, and if you know of any events that you’d like to have announced on the Jive, send them to jive@wesufm.org

If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on.

Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at www.wesufm.org, every dollar counts and we need to hear from you.

Thanks for listening and stay tuned for the Needle Drop.

2/21 Board Meeting

Board Updates

President/VP
-went into the SBC, waiting to hear from them
-working on premiums

MDs
-found a world music sub md
-wesleying wants to know if we want our own account or to designate a
blogger to post updates
–suggestion for weekly blog post on both wesleying and west home page
-a job for PR director!

Production
-new promos for morning news and 4 pm blocks
–yay

personnel
-training: d.b. volunteered to help on thursdays
–AT volunteers for thursday
–MC and DD volunteer for sundays

5 pm March 4th
1st training, we can drop in and help out

staff meeting troubles:
2 members have yet to provide suitable reason for missing meetings
-personnel is on the case!

someone in station cursing, not in good standing, and claiming to
record a nonexistent show
-time to change the code!
-email forthcoming

will be posting an updated staff list shortly

events:
-applied for SALD
–will know soon about funds for record fair
-also working on food trucks
-remember: public safety
need to get flyers out (for middletown specifically)
carribean week?
-asked to do promo
-is it available to public?
sound for record fair? ours or theirs?

Vinnie’s jump and jive
-still on the table, further discussion forthcoming
–station bonding experience
–perhaps more for staff

CD aka the phantom caller
-will be handled by our GM

Key Requests
-submitted, sans tech director
–its being handled RIGHT NOW

IBS Conference
-still waiting on SBC
–believe we can put up the money the SBC doesn’t fund
-get back in touch, see where they’re out

Program Guide
-sent out to printer, will be here soon

Spring T-shirt design
-could also have baseball caps/castro caps for $5 each
coordinate a call for tshirt design for spring drive
-announce at next staff meeting
–could be opened up to listeners
need to be specific about limitations
perhaps in a post on our website

Webpage update
-board of directors list needs updating
-Need to customize and utilize (word press blogs that Bryan set up on
WESU server for public file and meeting minutes blogs for website.

get production on staff list!

finalize spring pledge drive dates?
-after record fair
April 15th
April 23-30

send out an email now about elections!
-focus less on specific positions and more on the fact that they’re happening
-emphasize that we NEED people in these positions

possibility for board positions becoming internships
-still in initial exploration

viewing of documentary at next staff meeting

next staff meeting: working session on diversity
-MEI, making excellence inclusive