Nostalgia Broadcasting Cooperative
Not for Profit Community Service Radio
Set aside Thursday, May 22, for CJNU’s Trivia Challenge. Join us for an evening of fun, nostalgia, fellowship, friendly competition, special events, prizes AND bragging rights! Make up your own team of eight or ask us to assign you to a team, which may include a CJNU personality! The quiz master will test your memory on things like old movies, music, current events, politics, riddles, puzzles, pictures, news and sports. Cash bar - bring your own table snacks. The trivia challenge runs from 7:00 - 9:30 p.m., Thursday, May 22, at the St. James Legion, 1755 Portage Avenue. Tickets are $15 per person in advance, or $17 at the door. To obtain tickets, contact Pegasus Productions, 3081 Ness Avenue, 204-940-2700. You can also phone our studio at 204-942-CJNU(2568) to obtain tickets. Outside Winnipeg, contact Ross Thompson at 204-467-2438 or email email@example.com.
Several of the top female vocalists of all time were born this week. On April 25, 1917 - Grammy Award-winning singer Ella Fitzgerald whose hits included "Bill Bailey Won’t You Please Come Home" and "A-Tisket, A-Tasket". Barbra Streisanddied was born April 24, 1942. Among her many hits were "People", "The Way We Were", and "You Don’t Bring Me Flowers". During this week in 1956, Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel' hit #1. Other songs riding high on the charts included "The Poor People of Paris", Les Baxter - "Ivory Tower", Cathy Carr - and "Blue Suede Shoes", Carl Perkins.
...when the soft drink dispensing machine you saw in a store or restaurant looked like this? Early models used ice to keep the drinks inside cold, while later models were electric. No coins needed - you just reached in to choose the type of drink you wanted, then paid the cashier.
The Winnipeg Foundation, your centre for community philanthropy, is CJNU's host sponsor for April.
CJNU's April newsletter is now available. One of the topics covered in it is Nostalgia Broadcasting’s AGM that will be held Thursday, May 15 at the St. James Legion, 1755 Portage Avenue. To download a copy of the full newsletter, please click here.
A membership in Nostalgia Broadcasting Cooperative is just $40 for the first year, $25 in subsequent years. Besides helping keep us on the air, you'll receive updates on happenings at CJNU, a vote at members' meetings, and an invitation to special events. Apply Now