The Plain A.I.R. (September 2020) returning artist-in-residence is the Saskatchewan African Canadian Heritage Museum! The SACHM is a provincial organization whose primary purpose is to celebrate, explore, research, document and preserve the history, heritage and contributions of people of African ancestry. It is dedicated to helping people of African ancestry preserve and gain access to information about their history, appreciate their heritage and recognize the contributions that African descent individuals have made in Saskatchewan.
Tune in every Saturday in September from 3-4pm to hear their stories, recorded by Zoom.
👉 👉 What happens when radio is considered a creative space similar to a laboratory, studio or venue, supporting expression and experimentation?
👉 👉 👉 Plain A.I.R.is an artist-in-residence radio program that airs on 91.3FM CJTR, Regina’s community radio station. Each month the program features a different local artist, DJ, musician, band or community member as a guest host who programs a month’s worth of live, weekly radio shows. The program airs Saturday afternoons from 3-4pm between January and June (Season 1) and September and December (Season 2) in 2020.
Image: Saskatchewan’s only black pioneer settlement, in the Eldon district north of Maidstone. Courtesy of Leander Lane.