In celebration of our Spring Member Drive, tune in to 100.5FM or stream online for special programming on Better Days.

World premiere of Ga Ting (Family) - March 20-30

An immigrant Chinese couple attempts to come to terms with their son's death, and who he truly was, by inviting his Caucasian boyfriend over for dinner.

Performed in English and Cantonese with English and Chinese surtitles. ASL interpretation for 2 performances.

A world premiere produced by the frank theatre company and Vancouver Asian canadian Theatre. In partnership with The City of Richmond.

For more information, visit  the event online.

Co-op Radio at Gathering Our Voices 2014

Co-op Radio is a proud media sponsor of this year's Gathering Our Voices Aboriginal Youth Conference. Held from March 18-21 at the Hyatt Regency and Fairmont Hotel and hosted by the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres, the conference is expected to bring up to 2000 Aboriginal Youth to attend workshops and participate in cultural activities.

Visit our Outreach table at the Career and Education Fair on March 19th and March 20th to meet some of our First Nations programmers and find out how you can get involved with Co-op Radio!

Giant Flea Market - March 15 and 16 at Astorinos

Come by Astorinos March 15 and 16 at 1739 Venables (at Commercial Drive) for the GIANT FLEA MARKET, 10am-4pm. Co-op Radio will be at the market selling CDs and merchandise on Saturday March 15. 

Sister Spit - March 26th at The Wise Hall

SISTER SPIT is setting off on their 2014 spring fling, spreading queer and feminist literature and spoken word performance all across North America, and they're coming to Vancouver on March 26th!

Artists of Colour BC presents "CREATE/LUMIKHA"

Artists of Colour BC presents "CREATE/LUMIKHA"

Co-op Radio Reggae Fundraiser Saturday December 14th at the Rickshaw Theatre

Co-op Radio DJ Reggae and Soca 'Ambassadors' invite one-and-all to come out for a Co-op Radio fundraiser and night of Reggae 'oneness' with Grammy-nominated Chuckle Berry at the Rickshaw, 

Website/Archive/Live Stream Interruptions November 19th-23rd

You may experience interruptions on our website, archives, and live stream for the period of November 19th-November 23rd 2013.

We are upgrading our systems.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

If you have questions you can email the Director of Technical Services at technician@coopradio.org.  Thanks for your patience.

What's So Funny! Stand-Up Comedy Night Co-op Radio Fundraiser

Come on down to Pat's Pub on East Hastings on 

Drum and Bell Tower at Lana Lou's Friday November 13th

Check out Drum & Bell Tower and Laura Kelsey at Lana Lou's this Friday, November 13th. Hear commentary on political, environmental, and social realities through voice, acoustic guitar, high-hat and drum. $2.00 of every ticket sold goes directly to Co-op Radio! Tickets $6.00 at the door.

Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival, November 6-11, 2013

Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival, November 6-11, 2013

Co-op Radio at Media Democracy Days 2013

Co-op Radio at Media Democracy Days 2013
Saturday Nov 9 2013, 12-5pm

Vancouver Co-op Radio AGM - Nov 17th

Join us to find out what’s been happening at your Co-op Radio. Meet programmers and vote in the next Board of Directors.  Read the full notice here.

Volunteer Opportunities at Co-op Radio!

Check out our Volunteer Opportunities page on our website!!  While most of the positions are for members and programmers, you can easily become a member during our MEMBER DRIVE and then apply for one of these exciting roles.

Volunteering helps you gain experience, meet people, network in an area you're building a resume or interested in, and to explore new areas you may not have known you were excited about.

Member Drive Special Programming: WORLD POETRY CAFE

World Poetry Café

Tuesday, Oct. 29

9pm – 10pm

The world Poetry Café team of Ariadne Sawyer, Vivian Davidson and Israel Mota will be welcoming guests from our roots First Nations Poet Wanda Kehewin,  First Nations Musician and poet, Rene Hugo Sanchez and Downtown Eastside Richard Tylman in a special program celebration and membership program.

Member Drive Special Programming: PAZHVAK


Monday, Oct. 28

9pm – 1pm

Pazhvak looks at direct democracy vs limited democracy in workplaces and in other communities.

Member Drive Special Programming: BETTER DAYS

Better Days

Thursday, Oct. 24

10 pm – 12midnight

Tune in as Better Days host Doug Lang features the music of Ry Cooder.

Member Drive Special Programming: F WORD

F Word

Thursday, Oct. 24

8pm – 9pm

Solidarity and Sisterhood: How women inspire each other

The F Word talks to women about the women who have inspired them throughout their lives. Includes quotes, clips, and songs from some of the women who have shaped feminism and today's world. Plus, Ariana Barer interviews the incredible and inspiring Aliya Dossa!

Member Drive Special Programming: KAZOO NOIR

Kazoo Noir

Wednesday, Oct. 23


For one night only, the accordion moves over and makes way for an in-depth look at the kazoo!  Join the producers of Accordion Noir for a musical event not to be missed.

Member Drive Special Programming: PAZHVAK


Monday, Oct. 21

9pm – 10pm

Tune in as Pazhvak covers one of the ongoing issues in Iran and many other contries under Islamic sharia laws. In late September 2013 another law was passed by the Islamic legislative assembly in Tehran that makes it legal for adopting parents to marry their adopted children. Legal age of marriage in Iran could be as young as 9 years old for girls and 13 for boys.  Girls would likely be the first ones impacted by this law as their adopting fathers can marry up to four wives and have an unlimited number of temporary marriages.

Fall Member Drive - Oct 19th - Nov 1st

It's almost here....The Co-op Radio Fall Member Drive Starts October 19th and runs to November 1

Theatre For Living "Corporations in Our Heads"

Corporations in our Heads continues Theatre for Living’s 32 year legacy of innovative and challenging theatre.

When: October 10 & 11, 2013
Where: Mount Pleasant Neighborhood House at 800 E Broadway, Vancouver, BC
What:  Theatre without a net. No actors. No play. No script.
Admission is by donation

African Vibes Voted Best African Radio Show by Best of Vancouver 2013

We are very proud to announce that Co-opradio's African Vibes, hosted by Henry Mwandemere and Kevin Mason, has won a Georgia Straight Best of Vancouver award for:

Best African radio show

African Vibes

Sundays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., on Vancouver Co-op Radio. The eclecticism of the continent is on full display on this show, with host Henry Mwandemere playing African tunes, sharing news, and notifying the community about upcoming events.

See the full article here:

The Sixth Annual Accordian Noir Festival

The Sixth Annual Accordian Noir Festival Schedule 2013

(in a nutshell)

Unless specified otherwise, all events are at the Russian Hall located at 600 Campbell Avenue, Vancouver.

Wednesday, September 11th

    • 10-11 pm: Accordion Noir Radio festival preview, live on the radio at 100.5 fm or streaming at coopradio.org

Thursday, September 12th

West Coast Tagore Festival 2013


Celebrating the Legacy of Rabindranath Tagore

SoapBox Radio and Beautiful Minds Present: kickstART festival LIVE September 5th

Vancouver Co-operative Radio, SoapBox Radio, and Beautiful Minds are proud to be broadcasting the Opening Ceremonies of the KickstART festival on Thursday September 5th from 6:00-8:00pm on our staiton.  The kickstART festival runs from Sept. 5 - 8

Red Jam Slam Society Radio Fest at Co-op Radio September 12th 3-7pm

Red Jam Slam Society Presents: Radio Fest at Co-op 100.5FM

September 12th from 3-7pm Live On-Air.

Excuse Us While We Upgrade Our Live Stream/Archives

As you may have noticed, our Live Stream and Archives require some good work and upgrading.  And what better time than summer to do that!  We hope to have this upgraded for the Fall so please bear with us while we upgrade our hardware and software on this.  

In the meantime, should the stream sound less-than-ideal, we want to hear your feedback!!