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Friday Drive
Friday November 10th, 2023 with Trevor Walker
[FDFDF 2023 EP 3:3]

Happy Friday Drivers! Back at it with episode 3/3 and the final FDFDF (Friday Drive Funding Drive Freestyle) for this year’s CKCU’s annual funding drive ending this Sunday November 12th at 6 PM. Although we'll still be accepting donations past 6 PM Sunday this is your last chance to donate while the Drive is officially still on! Do it now! Looking to enlist your support for the radio station I’ve been volunteering at since 1991, producing various programs over the years. Currently offering “The Friday Drive”, two hours of grooves to unwind you from your workweek and wind you up for your weekend every Friday since September 2005. CKCU is trying to raise $165 000 in this year’s campaign which is one third of the stations annual budget to keep the station operating. You can donate directly to your favourite show, hopefully, the Friday Drive Campaign by clicking the donate button on the CKCU website which takes you to the “Canada Helps” site or use the link in the “Friday Drive” interactive page which I’ve provided in the show description. I’ve got a growing list of donors to thank profusely for their very generous donations and apologies for not being able to thank all the last minute donations that came in last week as I ran out of time but will be getting right into it shortly. Looking at my list on my Canada Helps page we’re sitting at 52 / 200 donors goal bringing the grand total of $3476.69 of my $5000 goal for this year’s Friday Drive! But still accepting donations until we reach the station's overall goal, so don't be shy. Better late than never. Here we go with the list of amazing and very generous donors who have made the pledge so far! Anonymous - $50 Mark Robinson & Andrea Fowler - $250 Benjamin Robinson - $100 Elorious Cain - $50 Hosts: “The Groove” | Saturdays | 13h -15h Neil McLeod - $50, $25, $119 = $194 (3 separate donations throughout the funding drive) Johanna Murphy - $110 Pierre-Louis Pinel - $50 Paul Obrien - $25 Micheal Perrin - $76 Peter Stockdale - $55 Kevin Pickles & Nicky Brody - $40 Anne Bell - *undisclosed amount Ryan Bresee - $20 Hosts: “Whatever’s Cool With Me | Thursdays | 9h30 - 12h Heavy Ben - *undisclosed amount Hosts: “In A Mellow Tone” | Wednesdays | 21h - 11h “Chance Meeting” | Fridays | 15h - 16h “Heavy Friends” | Saturdays | 20h - 22h Mary Ellen Brett - $25 Pascal Marais - $55 Glenn Walker - $150 Candace Nelson - $25 Hosts: “Candyshop” | Fridays | 16h - 17h Jessie-Lee Wallace - $150 Amy Thomas - *undisclosed amount Jerod Wizniak - $25 Jeff Larocque - $10 Hosts: “Thursday Special Blend” | Thursdays | 7h30 - 9h30 Brian Lamey - $25 Paul Watson - *undisclosed amount Sonia Vani - $75 Hollis Maradyn-Jowsey - $25 Meg Stuart - *undisclosed amount Jean-Francois Bouchard - $100 Robin Dunbar - $75 Manmohan Panesar - $25 Hosts: “This Island Earth” | Sundays | 13h - 16h Molly Stollmeyer - $25 Mark Murphy - *undisclosed amount Yuri Whitlock - $93.10 Mihajlo Kos - $25 Kim G818 - $25 Cecile Suchal - $55 Ann Rickenbacker - $75 Andres Castro - $150 Scruffy_Sac SoundZystem - $53.59 Frederic Laurier - *undisclosed amount Valerie Stam - *undisclosed amount Andrew Pakuts - $20 Hosts: “Lost In Bass” | Tuesdays | 00h - 2h Peter Kaminsky - $40 Emily Jones-Joanisse - $35 Luc Thivierge - *undisclosed amount THE TAX GUYS - $150 Chris White - $55 Hosts: Canadian Spaces | Saturdays | 10h - 12h Zack Tesolin - $25 Leah Geller - $75 Zoe Mallett - $25 Stefan Bergeron - $75 Anonymous - $110 As always, thank you for taking the time to be here, happy listening and I hope you enjoy the show.
Fall In To Me
Emanative & Liz Elensky - The Volume Of The Light Album - Home Planet Recordings
A Chance For Peace
Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes - Visions Of A New World Album - Flying Dutchman
What's Going On
Ohio Players - Climax Album - Westbound Records
bottom of first broadcast hour 17h30 EDT
Do It Together
The Soul Motivators - Do It Together Album - Do Right! Music Canadian
Tight Money
Reuben Wilson And The Cost Of Living - Got To Get Your Own / Tight Money Single RE - Dynamite Cuts
Let's Make Peace And Stop The War
Funk Inc. - Chicken Lickin' Album - Prestige
Franco Et Sam Mangwana Avec Le T.P. O.K. Jazz - Franco Et Sam Mangwana Avec Le T.P. O.K. Jazz Album - Edipop Production
end of first broadcast hour 18h EDT
The Ghetto Walk
Miles Davis - Single - Columbia
Come On (Simon Templar Mix)
The Ballistic Brothers - Peckings EP - Junior Boys Own
Wishing From The Top (A40 Mix)
Dana Bryant - Single - Warner Brothers
Ubombo (Smith & Mighty Remix)
Madala - Single - Music With No Name
Nitin Sawhney - Letting Go Single - Outcaste Records
No Time (Moonstarr Remix)
Afrodizz - Single - Freestyle Records Canadian
Extra Curriculars:

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 10, 2023 AT 5 - 11 PM
@Bronson Centre
211 Bronson Ave
Admission :
Early Birds Adults ( 15.00 $ ) Kids (10.00$)
Door price Adults ( 18.00$) Kids (10.00$)

Welcome everyone !
We are proud to announce that Step Zero will be hosting there "FIRST YEAR" event!
***ATTENTION to everyone attending**
Step Zero Productions is founded on basis and principle of sobriety we are bringing back the rave scene with a new twist with dry raves and sober events.
We ask everyone who would like to participate or attend our events in and outside of the recovery community to ** show up clean and sober and leave clean and sober** !!!
This is a substance abstinence based community event

We still love to party and go hard and no we are not saints.
Please respect our concept and our mission , we do have rights of refusal to admission of entre if we don 't see fit for our events.
All ravers come on down and have fun bring your glow sticks and dancing shoes for the love and passion for electronic music and our amazing and talented Dj's in the Ottawa scene.
We do have a non alcoholic bar at our event serving a Varity of drinks
Lets support each other and have a blast!
5:00 - 6:00 PM I.D.E Projekt ( Ottawa )
6:00 - 7:00 PM X Design ( Ottawa )
7:00 - 8:00 PM Darken ( Ottawa )
8:00 - 9:00 PM La Baloche ( Montreal )
9:00 - 10:00 PM Psycronik ( Ottawa )
10:00 - 10:30 PM Serpenta Neona ( Ottawa )

Happy raving

Sincerely, Step Zero crew
We accept non perishable items for the Ottawa Food Bank!
Friday November 10th 2023
Usually +19 event ( special event - Family friendly )
Bronson Community Centre - room 098 Basement
211 Bronson Avenue
5pm - 10pm

@Lounge 164
164 Laurier Ave W.
PWYC $20 suggested donation
(Free entry for anyone who donates online

featuring selectors:
Dave Aardvark, Chris International, Lamb Fatale, Trevor Walker + special guest Rachel Weldon aka “Pink Veil” (Debasser) + surprise guests!
Donate online:
Last year was so much fun we decided we’re having our second, hopefully annual, @ckcufm Funding Drive DJ Party!
Running last minute of course since all the greatest parties come up as a surprise.
Lounge 164 has kindly welcomed us back to throw down November 11 for what promises to be a good time for a great cause.
All proceeds will be directed towards the 2023 funding drive effort.
Really looking forward to getting down to an all vinyl jam with a few of my favourite hosts from the station including:
Dave Aardvark
[Program Director]
Chris International @christos_international
[Turn Up The Radio | Monday | 16h - 17h]
Lamb Fatale @lambfatale @firstcrush613
[First Crush | Friday | 15h - 16h]
Trevor Walker @lifeboogie
[Friday Drive | Friday | 17h - 19h]
Special guest!
DJ “Pink Veil” aka Rachel Weldon @pink_veil_
[Debasser / Pique]
Special surprise DJ’s TBA!
Come jam down with some of your favourite CKCU hosts in support of the 2023 Funding Drive.
Hope to see you out and please spread the word!
#ckcufm #RealPeople #RealRadio #ConnectingCommunity #WeAreCKCU #FundingDrive #Vinyl #DJParty #Lounge164 #BringAFriend #SpreadTheWord #ShareWidely #LetsParty #ThankYou

Moov Ottawa Hip Hop Classes with Valentina
@Bronson Centre
211 Bronson Ave

Information + registration:

Intro Hip Hop | 6-7 pm (4 weeks)
Beginner Hip Hop | 7-8 pm (4 weeks)
Beginner / Intermediate Choreography | 8-9 pm (Drop in)

Sign up by November 10th
(50% sold out)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2023 AT 7:30 - 10 PM
Rainbow Bash for CKCU
@Rainbow Bistro
76 Murray St

Three great bands are joining forces to put on an amazing LIVE Music event in support of 93.1 CKCUFM and morning shows Thursday Special Blend and Songs For The Revolution. Proceeds from all ticket sales will go towards the 2023 CKCUFM Annual Funding Drive. Must be 19+ to attend. Tickets on sale now. Early Bird ticket discounts available until October 21st at 11:30pm. Save $7 per general admission ticket by grabbing an Early Bird ticket before they're all gone. Only 60 are available at the Early Bird Price.

Ottawa, ON: Atlantis Jazz Ensemble
@Irene’s Pub
885 Bank St

The Atlantis Jazz Ensemble is releasing their brand new album, "Celestial Suite", at Irene's in Ottawa. Expect a memorable night of spiritual, modal and soulful jazz at its best.
L'Atlantis Jazz Ensemble lance son tout nouvel album, "Celestial Suite", chez Irene's à Ottawa. Attendez-vous à une soirée mémorable, remplie de jazz spirituel, modal, et funky à souhait.
Ed Lister - trumpet
Zakari Frantz - alto sax
Pierre Chrétien - electric piano
Chris Pond - double bass
Mike Essoudry - drums
Ticket info to come...

AXE Worldfest pres. Nobuntu
@Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum Blvd, Orleans

Nobuntu is an all women, five piece a’cappella vocal ensemble from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The name Nobuntu is an African concept that values humbleness, love, purpose, unity and family from a woman’s perspective. This group wows audiences with a fusion of traditional Zimbabwean rooted music, Afro Jazz, Gospel and Crossover. They have appeared at festivals both in Zimbabwe, Europe, and have toured in the USA. Plus, they were nominated for the Zimbabwe International Women Awards in Musician of the Year 2015 Category.
A unique performance that will entertain from start to finish.
“Their sound was mesmeric. It was a unique, contralto blended unison, its richness the result of years of discipline and training.” - The Royal Gazette
Nobuntu est un ensemble vocal a cappella composé de cinq femmes et originaire de Bulawayo, au Zimbabwe. Le nom Nobuntu est un concept africain qui valorise l’humilité, l’amour, le sens de la vie, l’unité et la famille du point de vue d’une femme. Ce groupe séduit le public avec une fusion de musique traditionnelle zimbabwéenne, d’Afro Jazz, de gospel et de crossover. Il a participé à des festivals au Zimbabwe et en Europe, et a effectué des tournées aux États-Unis. De plus, le groupe a été sélectionné pour les Zimbabwe International Women Awards dans la catégorie Musicienne de l’année 2015.
Un spectacle unique qui vous divertira du début à la fin.
« Le son était hypnotique. C’était un unisson unique, mêlé de contralto, dont la richesse était le résultat d’années de discipline et d’entraînement. » – The Royal Gazette

Bazar da Brasileiras / Pop Up Bazaar
@386F Bank St.

Saravah presents
Bazar das Brasileiras / Pop up Bazaar
Saturday, November 25th 2023
Location: 386F Bank Street (Downstairs)
2pm till 7pm
Venham para nosso bazar - Teremos marcas famosas Brasileiras como Forum e Farm e muitas marcas de fora como: Tommy, Guess, Zara, H&M, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren e muito mais.
*Nos ofereceremos um saco de items gratuitos para Brasileiros recem chegados
(nos avise em antecedencia para sabermos quem estiver interessads)
Expect gently used clothing, fashion finds and great brands for very low prices. Clothes for all genders and ages

DECEMBER 1, 2023 - FEBRUARY 11, 2024
Rising Tide 2023
Additions to the City of Ottawa Art Collection
@City Hall Gallery

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2023 AT 8 PM - 2 AM
Roda de Samba con Rommel
@Queen St. Fare
170 Queen St
Tickets · Free - $

Saravah & Axé WorldFest present
Roda de Samba com Rommel
Friday, December 29th 2023
at Queen St. Fare
Doors at 8pm Roda live at 9pm
Tickets in advance $10 early bird
$15 advance / $20 at the door
FREE limited tickets for Brazilian newcomers. We would like to encourage new Brazilians in the area to join us ! (Pls note, ID will be required to match "newcomer status" - max 3 years in Canada)


Catch me on
*when possible
-Tuesday | 20h Open Format
-Thursday | 20h | Jazz - Funk - Disco - Soul - Afro - Latin - Reggae + stuff
-Saturday | 20h | Disco - Nu Disco - Deep House - Nujazz - Future Funk - Broken Beat + Good Vibes
-Open format pop ups

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Interactive CKCU
Trevor Walker (host)
TGIF Drive! Hoping to hear from 156 more listeners before 19h tonight! This is episode 3:3 of the 2023 FDFDF aka "Friday Drive Funding Drive Freestyle".

3:16 PM, November 10th, 2023
'nother $5 bucks! 💵💵💵💵💵

6:07 PM, November 10th, 2023
Nathanael Newton (Monday Special Blend)
Chris White and I are listening in the car on the way out of town :)

6:09 PM, November 10th, 2023
Trevor Walker (host)
Thank you everyone for your donations!

7:00 PM, November 10th, 2023