Free Radio Gainesville Lives #16

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I've been clawing at my keyboard all day!! The boss is breathing down my neck for this project! My rent is due and I don't have enough money! I'm STRESSED OUT!

Have you found yourself in a similar situation and have had trouble coping? The next topic on "Cup o' Joe" is for you. . .

Join Que as he asks the question, "What do you do about stress?"

Listeners can get involved in "Cup o' Joe" every week as Que explores different realms of the human psyche. Que is looking for musical suggestions dealing with stress or just simply answers to the question which can me written and emailed to us.

Listen to his show every Monday night from 7-9pm and get involved - we really want your participation. Send email to

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Here is the full schedule for our station as of today.

Sundays: 5-6pm: "Local Music Show" - one hour showcasing Gainesville's great music scene with Hyper X 6-6:30pm: "Making Contact" - a syndicated half-hour progressive news show on varying topics every week. 6:30-8pm: "Night & Day with Hyper X" - Folk, acoustic, insurgent country and power pop. 8-9pm: "All Things Not Considered" - an hour of local, national and international news of people's struggles against social injustice brought to you by Ernesto. 9-10pm: "DIY/Hardcore Hour" - DIY stands for do-it-yourself. Monica brings you her personal favs of local and national punk/hardcore bands. 10-Midnight: "Midnight Expressions" - hip-hop with Blaq DJ and Billy the Kid (no second guessin').

Mondays: 6-7pm - "The Eco Hour" - environmental news, music, poetry and commentary with a local, national and international focus. ** NEW SHOW ** 7-9pm: "Cup o' Joe" with Que. This week's theme is "STRESS" (see above). 9-10pm: Open. 10-11pm: "Blues, Jazz & Funk w/ Alvarez" - just what it says; she's rockin! ***NEW SHOW*** 11-Midnight: "Dirty Dave's Dumpster Obsession" - punk rock silliness and local scene stuff. ***NEW SHOW*** Midnight - 1am - "Metal Marv's Midnight Moronics" - pure metal mania! ***NEW SHOW***

Wednesdays: 6-7pm: "All Things Not Considered" - an hour of local, national and international news of people's struggles against social injustice brought to you by Ernesto. 7-8pm: "Sing It Sista!" - women's voices through poetry and music hosted by Sara Zia, aka "The Lady". 8-9pm: "The ABC's of Vinyl" - picks from Jessica's record collection each week beginning with a different letter of the alphabet. ***NEW SHOW*** 9-10pm: "Community Collective" - local and regional art & events mixed with music. 10-11pm: "New Wave Hour w/ DJ Donna" - sounds of New Wave and the 80s w/ Gainesville's own DJ Donna. 11-12midnight: "Nomadic Broadcast Network" - spoken word with local poets in all its various and sundry forms w/ El Destructo and D.T.

Saturdays 7-9pm - "Music from the Heart" - join Devender & friends for two hours of emo (emotional music). ***NEW SHOW*** 9-11pm - "Urgent Divergence" - S-squared presents subculture shock radio with regular offerings of international and experimental music (Coming this summer - interviews with local innovators, activists and eccentrics).

Making Contact Schedule on Free Radio Gainesville (Heard Sundays at 6pm)

Sunday, June 7th - Ties That Bind: The ACLU & Big Tobacco - New information has surfaced about longstanding ties between the cigarette industry and the American Civil Liverties Union. Sunday, June 14th - Independent Politics and Public Trust - As corporate interests continue to erode democracy in the United States, lavishing Democrats and Republicans alike with campaign contributions and plush private sector jobs, independent political parties are organizing to restructure government and the electoral system. Sunday, June 21st - The Force of Law - You'll hear from parents and others who are fighting back against a pattern of violence and misconduct at law enforcement agencies across the US.

All "Making Contact" tapes are donated to the Civic Media Center & Library after broadcast, so in case you miss an episode, head down to the CMC (1021 W. University Avenue) for a membership to check out the tape (hours are from Tuesday - Saturday; Noon - 7:30pm). Memberships cost $10-20 per year and gives the privilege of checking out any of their books, audio or videotapes. You also get their newsletter and the satisfaction of knowing that you're supporting a grassroots alternative media source. And, hell, we really like the CMC.

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REMINDER: Band Drop-Off Box at Hyde 'n Zeke's

We have new way to get music in to our hot little hands. If you are in a band or have music that you want to donate to the station, there is a "Free Radio Gainesville Drop-Off Box" located at Hyde & Zeke's Records in the UF Plaza across from the University of Florida campus (the same plaza as University Copy Center and the Birkenstock Store).

We thought that this would be a logical way for bands to give us copies of their music. If you are in a band and you sell music to Hyde & Zeke's, why not drop a copy of your merch in the "Drop-Off Box"? This way you don't have to go through the motions of stuffing/sealing an envelope, getting postage on it and bringing it down to the post office. Just go by Hyde & Zeke's Records! And also, if you buy local music, I prefer to get it there at Hyde & Zeke's and so should you - Hyde & Zeke's are staunch supporters of local music and they are a small, independent record store that needs your support! As they say on the radio: Hyde & Zeke's - real people in a plastic business.

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I've just about sold out of my first run of FRG t-shirts (I have one XL tank top left). Thanks to all of you who bought one. Just a reminder to those of you who haven't paid yet to please do so immediately. Send me an email and we'll arrange something.

I'm currently taking advance orders for the second run of shirts which will be the same design except they'll be raspberry ink on white t-shirts. I think the contrast on the front will stand out more and be clearer to see.

Send me an email if you'd like to reserve a shirt and please indicate what size you'd like. We're going to have a limited number of small and medium sizes this time so get them early. The cost is $8-10 on a sliding scale.

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Howard Free Radio Gainesville