WSIU to Host Fall Soundwalk on Tuesday, October 23
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For Immediate Release
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Fall Soundwalk Scheduled for Tuesday, October 23
Contact: Dave Armstrong, host of Sounds Like Radio, (618) 912-4751, firstname.lastname@example.org
Carbondale, Ill. — WSIU Public Radio, a public media station of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology invite the general public to a Fall Soundwalk on the SIU campus on Tuesday, October 23 beginning at 12pm. The soundwalk will start at the rock wall located at the north entrance of the SIU Student Center and should last approximately one hour. A rain date for the event has been set for Tuesday, October 30 at noon.
Dave Armstrong, host of the WSIU Radio program Sounds Like Radio, will lead the soundwalk, which is being presented in association with the SIU College of Mass Communication & Media Arts’ Imagined Geographies Initiative.
â€œSoundwalks celebrate the practice of listening as it relates to the world around us,â€ says Armstrong. â€œI plan to introduce listening exercises to deepen the soundwalk experience for participants and to acclimate them to different ways of hearing their surroundings.â€
Sounds Like Radio is a two-hour program on WSIU Radio that brings a unique perspective to everyday sounds. It features experimental music, avant-garde works, sound art, and field recordings. Sounds Like Radio airs Sundays from 3-5am and again from 10pm-12am. Comments, suggestions, and questions should be directed to email@example.com.
About the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology (MSAE)
WSIU Public Broadcasting is licensed to the Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University and is an integral part of the College of Mass Communication & Media Arts on the Carbondale campus. The WSIU stations reach more than three million people across five states and beyond through three digital public television channels, three public radio stations, a radio information service, a website, and an education and community outreach department.
WSIU’s mission is to improve the quality of life of the people they serve. The WSIU stations partner with other community organizations to promote positive change and to support the academic and public service missions of Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Learn more and get the latest station news online at www.wsiu.orgÂ and on WSIU’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
WSIU’s programs and services are partially funded by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.
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