WMUC Open Mic This Friday, November 10th

There will be an Open Mic this coming FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH, 2006 at 7pm. Everyone is invited to come participate or watch. Participants may sign up at the open mic and all genres are welcome! Food will be provided by Atlantic Bread Company so we encourage you to come out, bring friends, and have a good time!

The Open Mic will be held at WMUC Studios which is above the South Campus Dining Hall.

Upcoming WMUC Events

First, On November 2, WMUC Radio is hosting a presentation of Burn to Shine 3: Portland, a documentary about bands and musicians from Portland, Oregon, in the Prince George's Room in the Stamp Student Union. This is the most recent release in the Burn to Shine series, directed by Washington, DC-based filmmaker Brendan Canty, who may be best known as the drummer in DC punk group Fugazi. Burn to Shine 3 features performances from 11 Portland-based artists, including Sleater-Kinney, the Shins, the Decemberists, Mirah, the Gossip, and more. More information on the film is available at trixiedvd.com [www.trixiedvd.com]. The screening will start at 8pm and will be followed by a Q&A Session.

Next up, on November 3rd, there's a live show at the station featuring:

Baby Calendar (http://www.myspace.com/babycalendar)
Bezout's Identity (http://www.myspace.com/bezoutsidentity)
The Tasty Habits (http://www.myspace.com/thetastyhabits)
Friends of the Library (http://www.myspace.com/thefriendsofthelibrary)

The fun starts at 9pm, and we'll be accepting donations for the touring band.

Chase +1 and CMJ Prize Pack!

Listen to WMUC-FM 88.1 all this week for your chance to win a prize pack that includes 6 free issues of CMJ + 6 CDs, a +1 T-Shirt, a +1 Bag, and a Chase Bank Card Holder that includes 10 Karam points!

Stay tune for your chance to win other great prizes from Chase +1 and CMJ! and look out for giveaways at all of our up coming events including shows, the screening of Burn to Shine and the Open Mic!

For more information check out the facebook group www.facebook.com/plus1

Upcoming WMUC Events

Sunday, October 29th:

Come on out and help Scotty Maxwell start putting our Record Library into a brand new database. Bring your laptop, some snacks and your own bad selves! 1PM at WMUC Studios.

Thursday, November 2nd:

WMUC Presents a screening to Burn to Shine: Portland by Brendan Canty of Fugazi. Featuring Decemberists, Thermals, Sleater-Kinney and more!

8PM, Prince George's Room, Stamp Student Union.

Alumni Panels this FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20TH

In Honor of WMUC's 70th Anniversary and Homecoming Weekend, we will be hosting two panels this FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20TH in ROOM 0147 TAWES. A number of WMUC alumni will be talking about careers in broadcasting and their experiences in the industry. All are welcome to attend one or both of the panels; the first is from 1:30-3pm and the second is 3:15-4:50pm.

Panel #1 (1:30-3pm): Making Your Career In Broadcasting
Lisa Baden, WTOP Radio Traffic Reporter
Bob Duckman, Veteran Washington Area Radio Personality currently with WNAV, Annapolis
Max Cacas, Reporter, Capital News Connection, Washington, D.C.
Pat Anastasi, MSNBC.com, Washington Producer

Panel #2 (3:15-4:30pm): Using Broadcasting As A Stepping Stone To Other Opportunities
Vinnie Bruce, Associate Producer, Triple X ESPN Radio
Janet Bass, Media Rep, American Federation of Teachers
Carl Nathe, Public Relations, University of Kentucky
Adele Abrams, Attorney

Carson (Mix 107.3) lecture, Wednesday, 10/18

Hey guys, another station event coming up soon is going to be held on Wednesday. Carson, the afternoon DJ at Mix 107.3 (your source for the best hits of the 80's, 90's, and today!), will be giving a lecture at the station on writing for radio, as well as offer advice on how to start a career in the radio industry. It should be really interesting; it will start at 8 pm, and last approximately one hour.

Brazilian Girls Listening Party, Tuesday 10/17

WMUC Radio and Universal Music Group will be hosting a Brazilian Girls listening party on Tuesday, giving you a sneak peek at their most recent record, Talk To La Bomb. Make sure you bring your dancin' shoes to the station at 7 pm. There will be prizes and other sweet stuff from Universal Music Group given away.

Art Alexakis from Everclear + Jonny Lives!, October 13

Hey guys, breaking news from WMUC - Art Alexakis, lead singer of Everclear, and up-and-coming modern rock group Jonny Lives! will be performing on-air acoustic sets and giving interviews on WMUC tomorrow morning and afternoon. Jonny Lives! will be performing around 11 AM, followed by an interview; Alexakis will be performing and interviewed closer to 12:30 PM. Everclear and Jonny Lives! will be playing Friday night at the Santa Fe Cafe in College Park that night.

Or, of course, you could attend WMUC Fest, happening that evening as well. Either way, College Park will be ready to party.

WMUC Fest - Friday, October 13

Thanks to Andrew Nichols for the flyer.

General Meeting

WMUC has its general meetings on Monday's at 7:30pm at the station which is located above the South Campus Dining Hall. Join us this monday and ever monday to get involved with WMUC.