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Theatre of the Ear

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program Theatre of the Ear. One of the original shows after CKDU switched to their FM channel, this weekly half-hour radio drama aired radio plays produced with theatre students, as well as show...

Interviews and reports on local issues

Series contains audio reels from CKDU radio with interviews and reports conducted by CKDU radio hosts on local issues. Many of the topics are arts- or sports-related.

Documentation of artists and programs

  • Series
  • November 16, 1981 - December 1989, prodominant September 1989 - December 1989
  • Part of Rock Meets Bone fonds

Series contains materials documenting the work of the various artists that contributed to Rock Meets Bone. Written material includes scripted introductions, conclusions, and handwritten production notes about each episode and artist.

Short Happy Life

  • UA-47, Box 29
  • Series
  • November 18, 1983 - February, 1986
  • Part of CKDU Radio fonds

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 radio drama program Short Happy Life. This weekly half-hour show features short stories rendered as dramatic readings.

Idle Reels

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program Idle Reels. Idle Reels was one of the original programs broadcast on CKDU when it began in 1984. The program is made up of approximately 30 minute episodes of experimental sound compositions,...

International Perspectives

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program International Perspectives. This program discussed world issues and politics, and was hosted by various Political Science and International Relations graduate students at Dalhousie University...

The Word is Out

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program The Word is Out, a weekly lesbian and gay public affairs series. This show was listed in 1993 as Metro's only lesbian and gay radio show, and played on CKDU's program The Eveni...

Radio Free World

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program, Radio Free World. This program combined news and features from shortwave radio stations to provide various perspectives on a topic. Hosts of the program included Mike Hymers, Roger Dillon, a...

Sportsline

  • UA-47, Box 29
  • Series
  • June 22, 1985 - February 1, 1986
  • Part of CKDU Radio fonds

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program Sportsline. Played on The Evening Affair (CKDU-FM’s evening public affairs program), this sports-based show is hosted by Mark Alberstat and features guests including Dr. Robert Stocker o...

Title Waves

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program, Title Waves. This program featured interviews with Canadian authors, predominantly from the Atlantic provinces. It was produced by CKDU radio and aired on The Evening Affair, CKDU's eve...

Women's Time

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program, Women's Time. This 15-minute program features news and interviews related to women's issues and women in the arts. It aired on The Evening Affair, CKDU's evening public affair...

Coast to Coast

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program, Coast to Coast. Coast to Coast was one of the original programs hosted and broadcast on 97.5 FM in 1984. It was a weekly program provided exposure for local bands.

No Time for Humour

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program No Time for Humour, a half hour long comedy show that ran from 1984 to 1987. It contained original content written and produced by the Seal Cub.

Interviews and reports on health topics

Series contains audio reels from CKDU radio with interviews and reports conducted by CKDU radio hosts on health topics, including LGBTQ+ issues and AIDS.

Backtrax

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program, Backtrax. This program features artists with a lasting influence in music, and features several multi-part series on different artists. Played Monday to Thursday at 4:00PM.

Dr. Johnson’s Travelling Medicine Show

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program Dr. Johnson’s Travelling Medicine Show. This program features Dr. Johnson of Dalhousie Student Health. It is part of the “Upwardly Mobile” program (CKDU’s morning Public Affairs program)...

Interviews and reports on university topics

Series contains audio reels from CKDU radio with interviews and reports conducted by CKDU radio hosts on university topics, including but not limited to Dalhousie.

From a Different Perspective

Series contains audio reels from a half-hour magazine format program on CKDU radio, 97.5. The program was originally hosted by CKDU staff and explored problems in the developing third world through interviews and current news stories. Some of the ...

Aural History

  • UA-47, Boxes 2-3
  • Series
  • January 1, 1986 - January 18, 1988
  • Part of CKDU Radio fonds

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program, Aural History. This program includes various features related to Nova Scotian history.

The Latin Quarter

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program, The Latin Quarter. The Latin Quarter was a 15-minute program presented on The Evening Affair that combined news and commentary on Latin America, hosted by the Latin American Information Grou...

Plain Speaking

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program, Plain Speaking. This series was hosted by Halifax residents on a variety of topics.

Strong Current

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 music-based program Strong Currents.

Outlook

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program, Outlook. This series features interviews with Halifax residents and Dalhousie professors on religious topics. The host in 1988 was John Cairncross.

Understanding the Homeless

  • UA-47, Box 35
  • Series
  • September 3, 1987 - September 16, 1987
  • Part of CKDU Radio fonds

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program Understanding the Homeless. This show is a five-part series by Donna Mayer (a CKDU Community Reporter) connected to the International Conference of the United Nations Year of the Homeles...

Wired for Freedom

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program Wired for Freedom.

Earth Action

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program Earth Action. This program is a weekly environmental radio show by the Ecology Action Centre, established in 1971 Nova Scotia after a course held at Dalhousie University called Living Ec...

Rocky Jones on Racism

  • UA-47, Box 29
  • Series
  • September 28, 1988 - September 29, 1988
  • Part of CKDU Radio fonds

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 two-part program Rocky Jones on Racism. It features Burnley (Rocky) Jones, a Halifax lawyer, human rights activist, and prisoners rights advocate who fought for the defeat of racism. Jones earne...

Artscape

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program, Artscape. This program features interviews and reviews relating to art productions in Halifax, including film, music, and visual art.

Voices

  • UA-47, Box 35
  • Series
  • January 19, 1989 - September 11, 1989
  • Part of CKDU Radio fonds

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program Voices. This show contains poetry readings, including poets from Atlantic Canada (e.g. Libby Oughton) and others from Canada and beyond.

Administration

Series contains materials documenting the administrative functions of Rock Meets Bone. Written materials include correspondence, broadcast schedules, and purchase forms. Related materials include documents from the conference that inspired Rock Me...

Growing up Black in Halifax

Series contains a three audio reels from a series entitled Growing up Black in Halifax, from CKDU radio 97.5. The series originated from a conversation between Rocky Jones and his daughter, Tracey Jones during Black History Month in February 1989....

Welfare in Halifax

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 five-part program Welfare in Halifax.

Audio files

Series contains audio files from Rock Meets Bone. Materials include both raw source files and final episodes that were eventually aired on Rock Meets Bone.

1989 Buskers

Series is a three-part feature on the annual Halifax International Busker Festival (August 1989).

Black Cultural Centre Presents

Series contains audio reels from a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio, 97.5. The program was run by the Black Cultural Centre in Halifax, which was established in 1983 to preserve and promote African-Canadian culture in Nova Scotia.

Independently Speaking

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program Independently Speaking. This program features interviews with Halifax residents.

From these Roots

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program, From these Roots. The series was part of CKDU's public affairs program The Evening Affair. From these Roots includes features and interviews with African-Canadians, primarily from Nova ...

The Masked Genre

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program The Masked Genre. This program is a multi-part series focusing on comics, and many of the episodes include references to local Wilkie’s Wonderful World of Comics (located in Lunenburg an...

Telling it Like it is

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program Telling it Like it is. This program was organized by the anti-poverty group, Humans Against Resource Deprivation (HARD), based in metro Halifax.

Atlantic Film Festival

  • UA-47, Box 2
  • Series
  • September 21, 1992 - September 25, 1992
  • Part of CKDU Radio fonds

Series contains a 5 part feature on the 1992 Atlantic Film Festival.

New World Stories

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program New World Stories. This program features author readings and interviews, and includes David McGimpsey, Mark Leger, Michael Kaufman, and Michael Ondaatje among others. It is hosted by Ann...

Living After Diagnosis

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program Living After Diagnosis. This program is a multi-part series on living with AIDS, which aired once a month on CKDU radio.

The Poetry Show

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program, Poetry Show. This half-hour program aired Wednesday nights at 8:30 pm and featured poets from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Learning about AIDS

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program Learning About AIDS. This is a two part program prepared by CKDU's city reporter, Donna Mayer, and outlines the dangers of AIDS, safe sex, and the hysteria and discrimination that r...

Profile

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio program, Profile. The episodes in this program are hour-long features on musicians.