Archive for July, 2013

This August: Party like it’s your birthday

30/07/2013

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As we reach the legal 18 years on air with community radio broadcasting in South Africa. We will be celebrating our Birthday by supporting a number of events for the month of August.

Tableism August
Tableism celebrates women

Our first event for women’s month is the Cape Town Deep House Movement with Ladida entertainment and Bush Radio 89.5fm.

Brings you the women’s month of Tableism on Friday, 2nd August from 6pm.

Come join us at Jimmy Jimalo behind Long Street Café and enjoy some deep soulful house music served by our connoisseurs the likes of Ms Vivica, Melody, Anonymous dj and also paving the way for queen’s of deep will be Tozi and Liya.

It’s free entry whole night with complimentary drinks and albums on arrival.

“In deep we believe, join the culture”

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Bush to Barrio

Bush to Barrio’s Experience is a collaboration with Barrio and Bush Radio 89.5fm, we are teaming up to host our Birthday Bash on Friday, 9th August: Women’s Day

This evening will culminate all the hottest local dj’s from the Bush and Barrio Crews. For one night only this will be a synergy of two worlds that will make you dance the night away.

Check out these dj’s on the ones and two’s:

Kyler
Stevie Bee
Cosmo
NV Funk
Renno
Clint Supreme
Flexdarkskin

Venue: Barrio’s 15 Polaris Road, Lansdowne Industria
Entry fee: R30 with a complimentary drink on arrival
Time: 21:00 – 04:00

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I’m every woman!

A tribute to women, a riveting musical extravaganza  with a tribute to great music icons, an explosive production by Can Skylark performing classic female anthems and your favourite songs from her debut album ‘PURE’. A purely unforgettable experience, the opening act will be Kelly Sayer

Date: 26th August 2013

Venue: Barnyard Theatre, Willowbridge, Cape Town

Doors open at 18:30 and the show starts at 20:00

Tickets are available at computicket at R 135per person

For more information contact: management@canskylark.com

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Calling all “old” Bushies

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Win an Avon Hamper with 89.5FM

29/07/2013

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Three lucky listeners will each get the opportunity to win a hamper that consists of a variety of Avon products.

To stand a chance of winning the hamper all you need to do is.

Answer the simple question:

Who is the ambassador for Avon Solutions Skincare range?

CLICK HERE FOR A CLUE

SMS the keyword AVON + the answer, your name + surname to 32158.

The lucky draw line will close at 9am on Monday the 5th August 2013.

The winner’s name will be announced on the Morning Cruise on Monday, 5th August 2013 between 9am – 12pm.

This a lucky draw, sms as many times as you like to increase your chances of winning this amazing prize.

SMS cost R1 and free minutes do not apply.

 

Finding Chester Missing

26/07/2013


Yesterday (25 July 2013) Chester Missing stopped by the Bush Radio studios with Conrad Koch. He was interviewed by Natalie and Freedom on Everyday People (weekdays 4-7pm) about the Chester Missing Roadshow which is currently on at the Baxter Theatre.

Catch the Chester Missing Roadshow at the Baxter Theatre from the 23 July – 3 August (Golden Arrow Studio). Book via Computicket.

For block bookings, charities, corporates and fundraisers contact Sharon on 021 680 3962 or Carmen on 021 680 3993.

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Calling all “old” Bushies

25/07/2013

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On the 9th August 2013, National Women’s Day, Bush Radio 89.5FM will be celebrating its 18th on-air birthday.

If you were a on-air volunteer, trainee or producer between 1995 and 2013 we would like to invite you to join Bassie Montewa on Backchat from 2 to 4pm on Friday the 9th August 2013 to share your experiences with listeners.

We want to find out how it was “back in the day”, how the experience changed you, affected your career choices and what you are up to now?

If you are able to join Bassie (in-studio or on the telephone) please fill in the form below or contact Isherene Siebritz on 021 448 5450 / marketing@bushradio.co.za to book your time back on air.

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Helping you dance away the Sunday blues

25/07/2013

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This Sunday on Bush Radio 89.5fm we launch two music programmes:

Retro-Rewind (10h00 – 12h00) hosted by Shiraz “Cazzman” Ramjee and The Love Booth (12h00 – 14h00) hosted by Sive Msolo (former Breakfast Rush and Everyday People).

Both hosts are no strangers to Bush Radio listeners; Shiraz helped the late Roger Lewis with the programme Sensual Sundays and Sive co-hosted the Breakfast Rush and Everyday People.

According to the Programme Integrator Adrian Louw, the addition of these two shows is “only the start of exciting changes that Bush Radio will implement as the station celebrates 18 years on air”.

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Retro-Rewind will be spinning all the forgotten club classics ranging from the late 70s to late 90s. The first half of the show will concentrate on jazz and slow jams. The second half is more uptempo, playing disco classics that promise to make you get up and move. As the name says, we’ll be taking you back… to your school days, your first kiss, or maybe even your first broken heart.

The Love Booth will give you the best of Rhythm and Blues, mixing the new with the old. With an album of the week feature, artist features and your song of the week – The Love Booth is where lovers meet.

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Mandela Day Human Chain (slideshow)

19/07/2013

Some pictures from the Human Chain held in honour of Nelson Mandela’s legacy and our commitment to a united South Africa yesterday (18 July 2013) in Cape Town.

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Help honour Madiba’s legacy

Audio: Nelson Mandela’s first official press conference after his release in 1990

Help honour Madiba’s legacy

16/07/2013

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Anglican Archbishop Thabo Magoba called on churches, mosques and synagogues to join him in forming a human chain on Thursday (18 July 2013) to commit to the Mandela dream of a united South Africa free from poverty.

He also called on all young people of the Cape to come forward and commit to take up the baton that Madiba’s generation is handing over to them. “This is a time that we must continue to sow the seeds of love and not destruction so that we can give hope to all in our beautiful country,” he said.

“It requires us all to roll up our sleeves and conduct ourselves in a dignified way,” he added.

The Human Chain for Madiba will snake its way from Gugulethu through Athlone to Rondebosch on Mandela Day between 1p.m and 2p.m.

Some of these organisations include the Western Cape Religious Leaders Forum, The Cape Cultural Collective, the Claremont Main Road Mosque, the Gugulethu Advice Office, the Athlone Advice Office and a number of community radio stations.

For more information contact:

Ruschka Jaffer (Co-ordinator) – 072 964 0811

Vanessa November Mettler (Chief Marshall) – 084 622 1903

Or visit:

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/HumanChainMandelaDay

Twitter: http://twitter.com/HumanChain2013

Related: Audio: Nelson Mandela’s first official press conference after his release in 1990

School holidays – a good time to learn

09/07/2013

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While everyone may be on school holidays in South Africa at Bush Radio it is always a good time to brush up or learn new skills.

In the first week of the holidays Bush Radio hosted the UNESCO Empowering Local Radio with ICTs for Bush Radio and Radio Atlantis.

The second week saw the young people who are part of the Children’s Radio Education Workshop (CREW) get further practical training.

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