SPMC Set To Broadcast 2018 SPHS Graduation

SPMC Set To Broadcast 2018 SPHS Graduation

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The Sun Prairie Media Center is happy to announce that it will once again provide live coverage of the Sun Prairie High School Graduation in 2018. This year's ceremony is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 8, beginning at 6:30 PM. For the first time, the ceremony will be held at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Madison. Also note the one hour later start time from previous years. The SPMC will be offering DVD and USB copies of the graduation ceremony for sale. DVDs and USBs make great gifts for grads, family members, and anyone else wishing to relive this once-in-a-lifetime event! Click here to order your 2018 Graduation DVD or USB today! Be sure to watch the 2018 Sun Prairie High School Graduation LIVE Friday June 8 at 6:30 PM…
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Sign Up Now for SPMC’s Summer Workshops

Sign Up Now for SPMC’s Summer Workshops

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Still figuring out how to keep your child active, engaged, and entertained this summer? Do you have children who love to make movies and videos or maybe get on the radio? Good news: There is still limited space in most of the Sun Prairie Media Center’s summer workshops! These workshops are designed for budding journalists, filmmakers, actors, and DJs who want a fun and creative way to express themselves, learn how to make movies, or star in them. In these workshops students will be introduced to media production in a fun, hands-on learning environment. These courses will inspire kids in a creative atmosphere to learn communication skills they will use for a lifetime. More information, including the registration form and workshop pricing, is available online at kids4.tv. Registration is now…
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SPHS Baseball, Softball Coming to 103.5 FM The Sun

SPHS Baseball, Softball Coming to 103.5 FM The Sun

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Coming off a very busy year of covering SPHS Cardinals boys’ and girls’ basketball (over 40 games broadcast including a trip to state), the Sun Prairie Media Center will be broadcasting a select group of SPHS Cardinal baseball and softball games beginning Monday, April 16.   “For the first time last year, we were able to broadcast some SPHS boys’ baseball games, and we received a tremendous response to those broadcasts,” said SPMC director Jeff Robbins. “We were even able to go to Grand Chute to cover the entirety of the Cardinals involvement in the state tournament, which of course ended with a heartbreaking loss to Kimberly in the championship game. We are looking forward to doing radio broadcasts again this year and hopefully following the Cardinals back to the…
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Palace Cinema, Sun Prairie Media Center Hosting Special “Avengers: Infinity War” Screening

Palace Cinema, Sun Prairie Media Center Hosting Special “Avengers: Infinity War” Screening

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“Reel Reviews,” Sun Prairie’s very own informative, fast-paced, insightful, intelligent, and funny weekly 30-minute movie review program, is celebrating two milestones: The taping on February 22 marked the show’s 200th episode and this April marks the show’s fourth anniversary on Sun Prairie’s KSUN TV channel. The show has been produced and hosted by Jamison Rabbitt and Michael Roth since the program’s premiere. To celebrate, the Sun Prairie Media Center is hosting a special screening of the new film “Avengers: Infinity War” at Marcus Theatre’s Palace Cinema at 2830 Hoepker Road on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The afternoon event will begin at 3 PM with the movie itself beginning at 3:30 PM. Tickets will cost $25, with each ticket including a voucher good for a popcorn and soda redeemable at the…
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Cardinals State Basketball Tournament Coverage on 103.5 FM The Sun!

Cardinals State Basketball Tournament Coverage on 103.5 FM The Sun!

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The Sun Prairie Media Center has been following Cardinal basketball all season and now the SPMC is going with the boys’ team to their first-ever state boys’ basketball tournament appearance! 103.5 FM The Sun Community Radio will have the live call from the Kohl Center on Friday night beginning at approximately 8 PM. As they have all season, Mike Mathison and Getonn Harper will anchor the broadcast and provide the hometown call for Cardinals fans. Should the Cardinals advance to Saturday’s Division 1 Championship, 103.5 FM The Sun would have the call on Saturday night as well. That broadcast would also start about 8 PM. The SPMC has broadcast over 40 games this season on both their TV channel KSUN and the radio station 103.5 FM. 103.5 FM is also…
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103.5 FM Takes 11 Awards at Media Fest

103.5 FM Takes 11 Awards at Media Fest

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Wisconsin Community Media has announced this year's winners in the radio categories of the 2018 Best of the Midwest Media Fest. The Sun Prairie Media Center is thrilled to announce that no fewer than eleven awards have been won by producers of original shows created for 103.5 FM. All but one of the programs were produced at the 103.5 FM The Sun Community Radio studios underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie. "Flashpoint" was singled out as "Best in Show" in the radio category. "Flashpoint" is produced by the Sun Prairie Fire Department and features Chief Christopher Garrison and Lieutenant Becky Gruber talking about a myriad of topics related to fire safety and prevention.  About his show, Chief Garrison said, "the number one mission of the Sun Prairie Fire Department…
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KSUN, KIDS-4 Channels Available On TDS TV

KSUN, KIDS-4 Channels Available On TDS TV

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Residents in Sun Prairie who have subscribed to TDS’s TV service are now able to view Sun Prairie’s local channels KSUN and KIDS-4. And, for the first time anywhere, the TV channels are available in high definition. The channels went live to TDS TV customers at midnight on Thursday, January 18. KSUN – home to live coverage of City of Sun Prairie government meetings, Sun Prairie High School sports, and dozens of locally-produced programs such as “Reel Reviews” and “Talk of the Town” is available on both channels 13 (standard definition) and 1013 (high definition). KIDS-4, which consists of programming produced and/or filmed by kids participating in the Sun Prairie Media Center’s award-winning KIDS-4 after-school program, is available on channels 14 (standard definition) and 1014 (high definition). "This is a…
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Cardinal Playoff Hoops Live on KSUN, 103.5 FM

Cardinal Playoff Hoops Live on KSUN, 103.5 FM

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The brackets are out! The Sun Prairie Cardinals boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams each had a great regular season and are storming head-first into the playoffs! As it has all season, the action will continue on KSUN (Charter cable channel 983 and TDS channels 10 and 1013), on 103.5 The Sun Community Radio, and online at sunprairiemediacenter.com. After finishing the regular season 20-2 and securing the outright Big Eight Conference title, the Sun Prairie girls’ basketball team was awarded a No. 2 seed heading into this week’s WIAA postseason tournament. The lady Cardinals begin postseason play on Friday, February 23, and will take on Kenosha Bradford, who won an opening round game on Tuesday night over Beloit Memorial. Should the Cardinals prevail on Friday, they would play either Madison…
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Become A Member of the Sun Prairie Media Center!

Become A Member of the Sun Prairie Media Center!

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Want to make your voice heard? Want to produce original programming to be seen and heard not only in Sun Prairie but around the world? Then become a member of the Sun Prairie Media Center! Effective January 1, 2018, the Sun Prairie Media Center will begin transitioning from a volunteer-based organization to a membership-based organization. Sun Prairie Media Center members will have exclusive access to the Sun Prairie Media Center studios, equipment, and airwaves! SPMC members will receive the following benefits: • Access to the Sun Prairie Media Center studios, equipment, and editing workstations. • Ability to submit programming to be aired on KSUN, 103.5 FM The Sun Community Radio, and sunprairiemediacenter.com. • Professional assistance from experienced SPMC staff. • KIDS-4 and workshop enrollment at discounted member rates. • Exclusive…
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Sun Prairie Media Center, Public Library Honored for Partnership

Sun Prairie Media Center, Public Library Honored for Partnership

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The Sun Prairie Public Library have been honored by the South Central Library System Foundation as recipients of the 2017 “Giddy Up Partner Award.”The award was presented during the annual Cornerstone Award SCLS fundraising reception.   The nomination form for the “Giddy Up Partner Award” reads: “For those strong community partnerships that add value to the library and the community as a whole. It takes two, baby! Or three…or four. Nominate the library and its partner(s) and describe the amazing stuff they’re doing together.”   The Sun Prairie Public Library and the Sun Prairie Media Center have been working together to bring creative programming to residents over the past few years. “In 2017, we created several recordings, including a whimsical feature on Sun Prairie's "Georgia Cow'Keeffe", one of the cows…
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