posted by G.M.Heller at Thursday, March 24, 2005
Sat, 19 Mar 2005 11:44:26 -0800 (PST) From: "Drew Davidson" To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: [bcra] Idea for Benefit Greetings! I'm going to be creating a radio show for broadcast this summer over WBCR. The show is called "Oh, The Humanity", and it's a combination of live sketches developed through improv wedded to scripted studio work. The live portion of the show will be taped at Seven Hills Inn each Sunday evening during July and August. In talking with the booking manager for the Inn, I've convinced him to leave one Sunday evening open at the end of June for a preview performance, with proceeds benefitting WBCR. It would be a good opportunity for our acting troupe (to be cast at an April 24th audition at Seven Hills) to try out their wings in front of live local audience, and to raise money for WBCR. Does that sound like an event that WBCR would like to sponsor? Does the fact that the venue has changed to Lenox mean that it's no longer "local"? (BTW, a downtown Gt Barr venue had originally agreed to host the show--a spoof of radio--but changed its mind for fear of offending "The Great God of the Airwaves Who Watches Over Us All".) Feedback requested, please. Drew Davidson(Blog Editor's Note: The above e-mail was received in the Editor's mailbox.)
Mon, 04 Apr 2005 To: "BCRA Discussion" email@example.com From: "isaac greenhut" Subject: [bcra] auction aid Hello fellows,As most of you know there is a benefit auction for the radio station being organized right now. It is tentatively scheduled for may 14th, which is right around the proverbial corner. We have a great need right now to acquire artwork or other auctionable things. The only person currently who is active in soliciting donations for this auction is Mary Childs and I'm sure she could use the help of at least two volunteers. For more information on how you can help with other facets of the process or make suitable donations contact Abbie Childs.thanks,--isaac(Blog Editor's Note: The above e-mail from received in the Editor's mailbox.)
Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2005 To: firstname.lastname@example.org From: "nick ring" Subject: [bcra] Join us for the Monthly Membership Meeting of WBCR-LP. Hello All,Join us as we gather in our first Monthly Membership Meeting since going on air with live Community Programming, this Wednesday, April 6th at 7pm at Berkshire South. Join us as we recount the thrills of the present and plan for the wonders of the future. Join us to find out how you can take part in this wondrous volunteer organization and bring local Community Radio to the fore.Monthly Memberhsip MeetingWednesday, April 6th at 7pmBerkshire South------All are InvitedWe'll see you there!-nick-----nick ringberkshire community radio alliancewbcr-lp, 97.7fm, great barringtonwww.berkshireradio.org(Blog Editor's Note: The above e-mail was received in editor's mailbox.)
From: ann condonTo: "listserv BCRA" email@example.com Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2005 Subject: [bcra] WBCR-LP Benefit Series at Club Helsinki Greg Greenway at Club Helsinki WBCR-LP Benefit SeriesGreat Barrington – Greg Greenway, described as "one of the strongest and finest voices in folk music" and "a one-man tour-de-force" will be appearing at Club Helsinki, 284 Main Street in Great Barrington, on Sunday, April 10, from 1-3 PM. Greenway draws inspiration from gospel, rock, blues, and world music. Besides his own awarard-winning CDs, he has been included on releases with Christine Lavin, Putamayo World Music, and the Phil Ochs tribute CD. He has appeared at Carnegie Hall, at the Clearwater Revival Festival along with Pete Seeger, and on nationally syndicated Phil Ochs Song Nights. One reviewer described him as "a profoundly rich poet and musician".This concert is a benefit for the new independent radio station in Great Barrington, WBCR-LP, 97.7 FM. Tickets are$15 (1/2 price for children under 12), and can be reserved at Club Helsinki – 413-528-3394. Brunch fare is available. Local musicians Graham and Barbara Dean will open for Greg. Don't miss this exciting event, and the chance to support your new community radio station.(Blog Editor's Note: The above email was received in Editor's mailbox.)
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