Weekend AM (Newfoundland)
WAM May 24-May 25 - Documentary film - Rockwell Kent
As Brigus gets ready for the Rockwell Kent centennial celebrations, we'll talk to the man who made a documentary about Kent's life. Frederick Lewis is the director of that film. I reached him this week at his office at Ohio University. I began by...
WAM May 24-May 25 - Documentary film about Rockwell Kent
As Brigus gets ready for the Rockwell Kent centennial celebrations, we'll talk to the man who made a documentary about Kent's life.
WAM May 10-May 11 - Women in Music
We all know the late night, rock n' roll club scene is traditionally male-dominated territory. So what's it like to be a woman playing the bars of St. John's these days? We invited three young musicians to discuss that issue. Kelly McMichael is
WAM Apr 19-Apr 20 - Radio Quirpon
From the tip of the Great Northern Peninsula to listeners the world over. We'll talk to the couple behind Radio Quirpon.
WAM Mar 15-Mar 16 - Jenny Higgins - Sealing Book
Bringing the story of the 1914 Sealing disaster alive in a new book of photos, telegraphs and hand drawn maps.
WAM Feb 22-Feb 23 - Louis Elphage Wynn Jones Bernard
The arts community in Newfoundland and Labrador is grieving the loss of Louis Elphage Wynn Jones Bernard. Louis was the much beloved son of Andy Jones and Mary Lynn Bernard and the brother of Marthe Bernard. All well known and well loved members of...
WAM Feb 15-Feb 16 - Rex Brown
Rex is well known in the literary community here in Newfoundland and Labrador as the big hearted organizer of the March Hare. A travelling poetry and music festival that ranges from Toronto, across the island and even as far as ireland sometimes....
WAM Feb 01-Feb 02 - Gabrielle Film - Louise Archambault - director
The film was shortlisted to represent Canada in the Best Foreign Feature Oscar. I asked film director Lousie Archambault what she wanted to explore with Gabrielle.
WAM Feb 01-Feb 02 - Cold Water Cowboys TV series
David Paperny is the founder of Paperny Entertainment the company behind the series.
WAM Jan 25-Jan 26 - Ryan Harris - Wreck of the Investigator
The Investigator was sent out twice from Britain to find the lost Franklin ships. It did not find the Franklin ships and ended up stuck in the ice itself for four years until its surviving crew were rescued. Parks Canada underwater archeologist Ryan...
WAM Jan 25-Jan 26 - Other ocean NBA game
Chris Navarro is a producer with Other Ocean and he's here to tell us the backstory to NBA Rush.
WAM Jan 25-Jan 26 - Wallace Ryan
Chances are, if you're into the comic book scene in St. John's, you've bumped into this guy. Wallace Ryan is passionate about comics. Reading them, collecting them, illustrating them...and teaching people how create those illustrations. In fact, he's...
WAM Jan 25-Jan 26 - Brian McKenna
Brian McKenna is one of Canada's best known documentary filmmakers. For his next project, he's working with Newfoundland producer Barbara Doran to reenact the bloody WW1 Battle of Beaumont Hamel.
WAM Jan 04-Jan 05 - Kathleen Winter - Canada Reads project
Kathleen Winter is this province's contender for Canada Reads 2014. her book Annabel about a transgender child growing up in Labrador was one of the titles picked for the annual book contest. Kathleen is here this morning to help WAM launch a new...
WAM Nov 02-Nov 03 - Ken Pieroway - author of Rails Across the Rock
The book tells the story of the railway as well as the decline of many of the railway towns. I asked author ken Pieroway how he got into trains.
WAM Dec 14-Dec 15 - new NFB animation of the Great Sealing Disaster
A new NFB animation is being filmed to mark the 100th anniversary of the Great Sealing Disaster. I visited the set of their animation shoot yesterday and walked into a theatre full of sealers.
WAM Dec 14-Dec 15 - Liner Notes - Adrian House
Nominated this year for Music NL's male artist and SOCAN songwriter of the year, Adrian House says as a child he was hugely influenced by his parents wide ranging record collection. They turned him onto the Troggs, The Beatles and Elvis and...
WAM Dec 07-Dec 08 - David Drinkell - Chieftain's Bells of Dublin album
The Chieftain's Bells of Dublin album is one of the best selling Christmas albums of all time. The album features Elvis Costello, Marianne Faithfull, Rickie lee Jones, nancy Griffith and a well known Newfoundland musician. A man whose name you may not...
WAM Dec 07-Dec 08 - David Dufrense - Fort McMoney, combination video...
The NFB's Fort McMoney is a new documentary project they're calling a documentary game. David Dufrense is one of the creators.
WAM Nov 30-Dec 01 - Festival 500 - Susan Knight and Harry Conners
Live in Studio: Susan Knight and Harry Conners
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