Definitely Not the Opera
DNTO is live from Halifax! (Aug. 1, 2015)08/01/15
Halifax has amazing storytellers, and is home to the new Halifax Central Library - designed as a place to build community and share stories. So what better place to cozy up and hear some of the city's best tale winders? (Originally aired Dec. 6, 2014)
How did a piece of art change your life? (July 25, 2015)
Whether it's a famous masterpiece or a crude crayon drawing lovingly made by your children, the right piece of art can send you in a brand new direction. This week, DNTO looks at the transformational power of creativity. (Originally aired Oct. 25,...
DNTO explores the power of singing (July 18, 2015)
We've all had moments when singing has cut to our core. But why does the human voice have such a grip on us? And what happens when a song becomes more than just words and music? (Originally aired Oct. 11, 2013)
DNTO's brushes with fame (July 11, 2015)
This week is all about the brushes with fame we experience trying to get close to celebs. So grab your autograph book and cozy up to all kinds of tales of awkward, surprising, and funny celebrity encounters. (Originally aired Sept. 13, 2014)
Where did your bike take you? (July 4, 2015)
Bicycles get us to work, they take us home again, and can carry us all around the world - with nothing but the power of our pedalling. So from training wheels to trail races: where did your bicycle take you? [Originally aired September 6, 2014]
Goooaaaaallllll! DNTO celebrates the Beautiful Game
We've caught World Cup fever, so we're doing a show all about soccer! We'll stretch the play over about an hour, with everything from inspiring tales to moments of madness.
DNTO celebrates National Aboriginal Day (June 20, 2015)
This week we're handing the mic over to some of our favourite Aboriginal storytellers and musicians for a show that's 100 per cent indigenous. Settle in for dramatic, compassionate and funny tales about identity, family and speaking out.
DNTO lands some fish tales (June 13, 2015)
Whether it's about the tiny goldfish or the 75-pound lake trout or the wee biting ones... everyone's got a fish story. This week, we reel some in.
What happened when you were forced to intervene? (June 6,...
Have you ever joked that someone needs an intervention? Sometimes, getting involved can be really simple. Other times, inserting yourself into a conflict can have serious implications...
Laugh, and the DNTO podcast laughs with you (May 30, 2015)
Knock knock! Who's there? DNTO! DNTO who? DNTO'nt you know this week's show is all about what makes us laugh? (But probably not that joke. Sorry.)
DNTO is buzzing about bugs (May 23, 2015)
This week, DNTO explores the creepy crawly world of bugs. Some freak us out. Some fascinate us. Others are even tasty! One thing's for sure: We all react in different ways when we get up close and personal with insects.
DNTO goes travelling! (May 16, 2015)
Travel has the ability to transport you beyond a specific place. It can take you into a part of yourself you didn't even know existed. This week, we're travelling to some interesting places as we find out where those travels really took you...
DNTO explores the highs and lows of motherhood (May 9,...
Motherhood is a tough job that comes with its share of wonderful and worrying moments. So, in honour of Mother's Day, we're asking: how did you navigate the challenges of motherhood?
DNTO breathes in, breathes out... (May 2, 2015)
Breathing keeps us alive. It can calm us down when we're stressed or it can speed up when we're anxious. The average person takes 672,768,000 breaths in their lifetime. Yet we don't often think about the breaths we take. So this week, DNTO does!
DNTO admires "body art" (Apr. 25, 2015)
This week, guest host Candy Palmater takes a look at a topic she's passionate about: body art! Because from piercings to tattoos to body mods - every piece of body art has an intimate story behind it.
DNTO finds the way "Home" (Apr. 18, 2015)
They say home is where the heart is - but is that really true? This week, DNTO shares incredible stories of people rethinking what "home" really means.
DNTO discovers "mistaken identities" (Apr. 11, 2015)
Nothing is more awkward than seeing somebody you know... only to realize that it isn't the person you thought! On this week's DNTO, we hear from all kinds of people who find that cases of mistaken identity can reveal a lot about who you truly are.
The kids are all right on DNTO! (Apr. 4, 2015)
Over the past few years, DNTO has spoken with some amazing young people. So this week, we're revisiting some of our favourite stories about - and by - the kids.
DNTO Live in Vancouver! (Mar. 28, 2015)
Sook-Yin Lee, the DNTO team, and a bunch of amazing local storytellers share stories about inspiring objects LIVE from Vancouver's York Theatre.
DNTO tunes in to "home recordings" (Mar. 21, 2014)
Whether it's the voicemail you just can't bring yourself to delete, the pretend radio show you hosted as a kid, or the long-lost voice of a loved one that's passed on - our lives are full of audio treasures.
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