Tune Into Glass Half Full at 8pm Tonight! :)

We are brimming with positive stories on this month’s Glass Half Full!

@KlockworksKate tries goose herding with Cath, Diane, Dave and Tom from the Friends of Rowntree Park to free the popular park from goose poo.

Jane Huswit of York CVS joins Kate in the @TwoRiversRadio studio to talk about the volunteers making sure York is Ready For Anything.

Also, Sue Lister and Penny Bainbridge will also be Kate’s guests to preview York International Women’s Festival 2018 and talk about No Kidding, a play by Real People Theatre group that tackles ageing without children.

Reserve your seat for Glass Half Full 8.00-9.00pm and listen in at http://tworiversradio.stream

Mr Judge to You (Me & My Shadows)

Today’s MJTY is to be entitled “Me and My Shadows”.   Running on from last show’s “Songs of Innocence and Experience”, Steve will be playing tunes from a bullion vault of Cliff numbers…   with or without his Shadows; interspersed with a number of modern day offerings…

There will also be a few gangster movies involved (new and old), for Declan and Steve to review.

TUNE IN BETWEEN 5-7pm!!

The Poetry Show waffles about AMBIGUITY and Stairwell Books Presents: John Gilham

John Gilham is the ME of his notorious tales of FOSDYKE AND ME: two malcontent youths living “under the flight path from Heathrow” in the 1960s. Actually, John and Fosdyke are more benign than malign and have delighted York audiences for at least 15 years. John will set me straight on their longevity.

More recently, John is the editor of international arts magazine Dream Catcher, truly a home-grown journal, founded over 20 years ago as part of a York St John’s project by then-student Paul Sutherland. John will no doubt chat to us about trains, Fosdyke, Dream Catcher, poetry, and bicycles!

The photo is John Gilham, speaking as editor of Dream Catcher at the May 2017 London Poetry Magazine Fair. Alan is lurking in the wings.

But before all that, Monday’s The Poetry Show Season One episode is about Ambiguity. I think…. I’m not sure…. Perhaps I’m a little vague.

When you write a poem, are you being clear? Actually, that’s a big deal isn’t it. Some of us *ahem* like to have multiple meanings, a sort of Pollock canvas spatter of words. Or, Picasso. Poem Descending Staircase.

Others want it blunt. Clear. Open to all. To that end, I’ll read “A Celebration of My Ignorance.” There are plenty of snide comments about “approachable” poets, such as were made about Carol Ann Duffy when she became Poet Laureate, and more recently about Hollie McNish. The most damning comments seem to be along the lines of ‘she’s too popular’. I like that their poetry isn’t elitist. At Yale, I was accused of writing in too popular a style. “Oh, you mean, I sound stupid?” The man blinked but demurred to answer.

On the other hand, laying it all out, spoon-feeding the reader is a guaranteed way to bore them. Why do all the work? Why lock down every image so that the listener or reader can add NOTHING?

So, is it better to be explicit, or a little vague?

TUNE IN BETWEEN 1-2pm TODAY!!

Ask York #2

Two Rivers Radio invites you to join the audience for the second edition of Ask York.

This month we will be recording the show at Chill in the Community Cafe on Acomb Front Street on Sunday evening.

There is a definite health and well-being focus among this month’s panelists, although questions on other topics will be warmly welcomed.

Join us from 7pm – recording to begin at 7:45pm and last approximately an hour.

The month the panel will include:

Rachael Maskell – MP for York Central (Lab)

 

 

 

 

Mary Passeri – Director of Chill in the Community CIC

 

 

 

Cllr. Carol Runciman – Executive Member for Adult Health & Social Care  (Lib Dem)

 

 

 

Cllr. Chris Steward  (Con)

 

 

 

 

 

The panel will be chaired by Pete Kilbane of the Angel on the Green.

The show will not be broadcast live, but will be recorded and broadcast on Two Rivers Radio between 2-3pm and again from 7-8pm on Monday 26th February.

www.tworiversradio.stream

Two Rivers Radio is a community broadcaster run exclusively by dedicated volunteers that want to bring the City of York, fresh, independent and locally produced radio – featuring music, news, current affairs, special interest programming and more.

If you would like to get in touch to show your support or if you would like to get involved, please email: tworiversradio@gmail.com

Schedule – 19/02/18

Hello, Hello!
Tune in today for ALL this at:
tworiversradio.stream

Let’s go! First we have Lunchtime Rush from midday till 1pm with Declan Minskip. It’s gonna be good, it’s gonna be loud!!
#thelunchtimerush #liveandloud

At 1pm the Podcast Poets are back with The Poetry Show – this week we are talking about FEAR . features Laurence O’Reilly and guest Neil Cathan. After that,  Alan will sit down with Becca Miles, SWB editorial assistant and LARP expert. What is LARP, you ask? Tune in and find out! Or are you afraid…..?

Between 2-3pm Fasil Desmash‘s show Black York will focus on issues relating to the BAME community in York. This week we have a special interview with Imam Abid Salik of York Mosque!

From 3-4pm the Soul Man himself, Mr. Paul Coull will be caressing your ears with the very best his best choice of  #SoulMusic.

4pm means it’s time for Upside Your Mind – more music from across the globe, from the present, past and the future! Music from the Tropics to warm us the hearts!

From 5 till 7pm we have Just Jessin’ About for you!
Live and loud in the Two Rivers studio

Plenty of exclusives and always funky, Just Jessin’ About is an appointment to listen for anybody with dancing feet!

Between 7 and 8pm it’s Music History 101:
Christian Greenwood presents the history of a classic band every month!

At 8pm we have Compost John’s Recycled Radio Show and will feature Ben Eyes, local musician and half of innovative duo Stocker / Eyes. He’s even got a track inspired by Monks Cross! This plus topical chat, should be a corker!

Two Rivers Radio is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to creating and broadcasting original #communityradio – By the people of #York, for the people of York, in the heart of York.

If you would like to get in touch to show your support for what our team of hard-working volunteers are doing; perhaps you’d like to get involved (no experience required) – please contact us here: tworiversradio@gmail.com

Alternatively, pop in and see us at our pop-up studio in the back room of The corner pin, Tanner Row, York. 🙂

www.tworiversradio.stream/

 

 

The Poetry Show & Stairwell Books Presents…

On Monday at 1pm, The Poetry Show talks about FEAR followed by Stairwell Books Presents: Becca Miles

The Poetry Show Season One episode is on FEAR, which features Laurence O’Reilly and guest Neil Cathan. After that, Alan will sit down with Becca Miles, SWB editorial assistant and LARP expert. What is LARP, you ask? Tune in and find out! Or are you afraid…..?

The Poetry Show Season One Episode 26: Today’s show is about FEAR.

What makes you frightened? What IS ‘FEAR’? I once heard someone say “people lie when they’re afraid,” so before you lie, ask yourself: what am I scared of? Okay, maybe.

I have felt fear: walking down a street at night. Walking through a parking lot at night. Stairwells in big, emptyish buildings, at day OR at night. In fact I’ll do a poem (an old one) on the very certain, specific fears, that women can have. I once had a personal tragedy and so, I was left even MORE afraid after it. You’d think the worst has happened, and yet I actually was more fearful of it happening again, afterward.

Fear can be healthy: we are aware of our surroundings; we’re being careful. Every soldier is scared shitless, or they’re dead…. do you agree? Okay: Is fear GOOD? Should we have fear? Isn’t keeping an eye out for the sabre tooth tiger just part of being human?

York Mosque & Islamic Centre – Open Day Today

Do you want to learn more about Islam?  Do you have questions that you’d like to ask?

Join Imam Abid Salik and others today from 2pm at the York Mosque & Islamic Centre to find out more and meet the community.

Your invite to York Mosque & Islamic Centre

Your invite to York Mosque & Islamic Centre! Ever wondered what Islam is and what Muslims do? Got a burning question to ask but were too shy to ask? Or are you just curious?Whatever the reason, we invite you ALL to visit us at York Mosque & Islamic Centre in what will be a enriching day for us all!'Visit My Mosque 2018' 📅 Sunday 18th February 2018 ⏰ 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Posted by York Mosque & Islamic Centre on Saturday, 10 February 2018

To hear Imam Salik’s interview with Fasil Demsash, tune into Black York tomorrow at 2pm.

Ask York #2

Join the audience for Ask York #2 @ Chill in the Community Cafe

After the great success of Ask York in January, its back!  This time we will be recording the show on Sunday 25th February at Chill in the Community CIC Cafe in Acomb.

In the February edition there is going to be a focus on city-wide health and well-being, although questions on other topics will be warmly welcomed.

You will be asked to write your questions on slips prior to recording and we will endeavour to include them all – although, we will of course not ask the same question twice.

If you would like to ask a question, but can’t be present on the night please email: tworiversradio@gmail.com with “Ask York Question” as the email title.

Our confirmed panelists include:

with more TBC

Pete Kilbane will be chairing the panel again, keeping order and ensuring that your questions get answered.

The show will not be being broadcast live, but will be being recorded for broadcast the following day, Monday 26th February, at 2pm and again at 8pm here on Two Rivers Radio.

Please arrive at the venue between 7-7:30pm to begin recording at 7:45.  Recording should last approximately 1 hour.  There will be time after the recording to enjoy a coffee and discuss the topics raised in a more informal setting.

If you would like to guarantee you seat at Ask York #2, please click HERE to visit our ticketing site.  All tickets are free.

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Schedule – 12/02/18

Good Morning York! Tune in for another
fantastic Monday with Two Rivers Radio:
tworiversradio.stream

Ready, set, go! And from midday till 1pm, we will be with
Declan Minskip during Lunchtime Rush!  Happy hour to start off the day!
#thelunchtimerush #liveandloud

At 1pm the Podcast Poets are back with The Poetry Show – this week we are discussing the inseparable lovers: Politics and Blame. In the second half Alan will be joined live in the studio by John Wheatcroft to talk about newspapers, his first book Here In The Cull Valley, and his upcoming operetta, a work in progress being created with his wife Kay.

Between 2pm and 3pm, we have LGBT Hour and Jake Furby discusses issues that are important to the York LGBT community.

From 3pm till 4pm, it’s The Soul Hour, Paul Coull, as always, ready with great selection of music to soothe and relax the mind.

4pm and it’s time to warm up a bit to the Tropical tunes of new mix from Upside Your Mind !

Between 5pm and 7pm it’s another episode of Mr. Judge to You,
and brace yourselves for the Ultimate Battle of Two Centuries!
Declan Minskip  will be joining Mr. Judge at the Musical Battle Arena  that we shall set up at the Corner Pin Studio. We expect some helicopters again.

From 7pm it’s Music Through The Years. Join Stephen and Tracey Allan as they take you on on a musical mystery tour featuring some of the best songs from the last 60 years.

8pm is All that Brass with Kate Lock is going to talk about the UniBrass competition and will be joined by a special guest: Juliet Powell, one of the members of the 40-strong all-women brass band  #allthatbrass

9-11pm The Cowboys From Hell are going to be rocking the TRR studio ’til it shakes!  Tune in to join Steve Allan for some of the heaviest metal around.

Two Rivers Radio is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to creating and broadcasting original #communityradio – By the people of #York, for the people of York, in the heart of York.

If you would like to get in touch to show your support for what our team of hard-working volunteers are doing; perhaps you’d like to get involved (no experience required) – please contact us here: tworiversradio@gmail.com

Alternatively, pop in and see us at our pop-up studio in the back room of The corner pin, Tanner Row, York. 

www.tworiversradio.stream/

 

All That UniBrass

Wide ranging brass music show in which Kate Lock plays anything with horns!

On the show on Monday 12 Feb we’ll be hearing about Unibrass 2018 from Amy Pezet, a Unibrass volunteer and percussionist with University of York Brass Band.

Unibrass is coming to York Barbican this Saturday (17 Feb) and we will be playing pieces by last year’s winners, as well as a piece by Tubular Brass, which is playing the evening gala concert.

Also on the show we’ll have Juliet Powell, one of the members of the 40-strong all-women brass band that has been put together from bands from York and the East Riding of Yorkshire to mark York International Women’s Week by making women’s voices heard – through brass!
Kate will also be playing a couple of true brass band all-time classics – tune in at 8.00pm