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CBC Radio's The Weekend Arts Magazine explores our "Galoot of a culture" (as comedian Andy Jones famously says). Join host Angela Antle as she tours artist studios and galleries, jumps on stage with clowns, comedians and musicians and chats with the province's latest literary lights. Stay connected to the province's many festivals and hear about the growing business of art on WAM.

CBC Radio's The Weekend Arts Magazine explores our "Galoot of a culture" (as comedian Andy Jones famously says). Join host Angela Antle as she tours artist studios and galleries, jumps on stage with clowns, comedians and musicians and chats with the province's latest literary lights. Stay connected to the province's many festivals and hear about the growing business of art on WAM.
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St. John's, NL

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CBC

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CBC Radio's The Weekend Arts Magazine explores our "Galoot of a culture" (as comedian Andy Jones famously says). Join host Angela Antle as she tours artist studios and galleries, jumps on stage with clowns, comedians and musicians and chats with the province's latest literary lights. Stay connected to the province's many festivals and hear about the growing business of art on WAM.

Twitter:

@CBCWam

Language:

English

Contact:

95 University Ave. Box 12010, Sta A., St. John's, NL A1B 1Z4 1-877-576-5245


Episodes

Hitting the road - on two wheels and in four-part harmony

6/23/2018
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The Trepassey Posse begins an epic bicycle ride, the National Youth Choir of Canada starts a Newfoundland tour, and the Mi'kmaw people of Western Newfoundland tell us their story in the documentary film - The Country.

Duration:00:27:33

Sibling showdown on the soccer pitch

6/17/2018
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Guest host Jamie Fitzpatrick speaks with Brett and Mark Russell, a pair of soccer rivals who can't help but take the rivalry home with them.

Duration:00:14:53

Inclusion and tolerance at the library, and the secrets of the ladies' room.

6/3/2018
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Guest host Jamie Fitzpatrick checks in with the St. John's regional library about a different kind of story time for kids, and speaks with the writers and photographer behind a new book called "What's Written in the Ladies."

Duration:00:22:06

A new kid's book from a true survivor, and a new brand on the St. John's entertainment scene

5/27/2018
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Guest host Jamie Fitzpatrick speaks with Geoff Eaton, a cancer survivor with a message for children, and asks a marketing and design expert for his take on a new pro hockey look.

Duration:00:22:07

The Royal Wedding in The She-Shed

5/20/2018
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The Ladies is the Golden Realm host Heather and her Royal Wedding analysts Dee Payne, Rodney Philpott and Janessa O’Toole at their festive location of Conception Bay South

Duration:01:23:38

Register your rug and wear a SALT shirt

5/12/2018
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Lauren Saunders and Emily Evans of theshopsalt.com tell Heather Barrett why their signature shirt is taking over St. John's, and Winnie Glavine of the Rug Hooking Guild of N.L. wants you to register any hand made rugs you have underfoot.

Duration:00:23:05

They're young, they're loud, and they're on Trend

5/11/2018
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Members of the band Trend stop by the Weekend AM studio for a First Listen to their debut album, Getaway

Duration:00:19:54

A man of Labrador letters, and a man of every Newfoundland community

5/4/2018
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Alex Saunders, recipient of the Lawrence Jackson Writer's Award, tells Weekend AM's Heather Barrett about his life and writing career, and Harold Noseworthy explains his quest to visit every single community in Newfoundland.

Duration:00:26:07

Too many accordions, not enough bees, and just the right number of singers

4/28/2018
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Heather visits a beekeeper in Flatrock, talks to a Trinity Bay man who is selling off an impressive accordion collection, and meets Essi Wuorela, a member of the Finnish vocal group Rajaton.

Duration:00:35:49

A model longliner in Winterton, glow in the dark art in Torbay, and a Holocaust Memorial film in St. John's

4/14/2018
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Heather talks to 12-year-old Jacob Hiscock about his latest boatbuilding project, she visits Brenda Rowe's art studio, and she meets Robert Katz, co-creator of the film "Were the House Still Standing,"

Duration:00:34:04

Ghosts and flying saucers, fashion forward knitting patterns, and Viva Las Curling

4/8/2018
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The Definitely Not Faked Paranormal Film Footage Challenge is a hit at Sci Fi on the Rock, Allison O'Mahony's designs are knit around the world, and Devin Heroux reports on the World Curling Championships - from a Las Vegas casino.

Duration:00:37:59

Ghosts and flying saucers, , fashion forward knitting patterns, and Viva Las Curling

4/7/2018
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The Definitely Not Faked Paranormal Film Footage Challenge is a hit at Sci Fi on the Rock, Allison O'Mahony's designs are knit around the world, and Devin Heroux reports on the World Curling Championships - from a Las Vegas casino.

Duration:00:37:59

A St. John's film maker goes to Cannes, and Dave Paddon brings us some April Foolishness

4/1/2018
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Cody Westman of St. John's is bringing his short film, called Casey, to the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, and recitationist Dave Paddon has a new book.

Duration:00:17:06

A St. John's film maker goes to Cannes, and Dave Paddon brings us some April Foolishness

4/1/2018
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Cody Westman of St. John's is bringing his short film, called Casey, to the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, and recitationist Dave Paddon has a new book.

Duration:00:17:06

Winterset Award and a proper cup of tea

3/28/2018
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Weekend AM goes to Government House in St. John's for the presentation of the 2017 BMO Winterset Award, and Heather and Lisa enjoy a cuppa with Dee Payne of the Newfoundland Teacup Appreciation Society.

Duration:00:35:56

Winterset Award and a proper cup of tea

3/25/2018
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Weekend AM goes to Government House in St. John's for the presentation of the 2017 BMO Winterset Award, and Heather and Lisa enjoy a cuppa with Dee Payne of the Newfoundland Teacup Appreciation Society.

Duration:00:35:56

A rising hockey star, and some television old favourites

3/17/2018
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Heather talks to 14-year-old hockey phenom Abby Newhook, and Weekend AM's Binge Watchers Andie Bulman and Bree Parsons have some great recommendations from television's back catalogue.

Duration:00:21:41

First Listen: A Bit of Wear and Tear, Chris Andrew's solo album.

3/13/2018
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Chris Andrews of Shanneyganock likes to keep it fresh. He takes a break from a successful career in his band, to pursue a labour of love. The album A Bit of Wear and Tear is featured on First Listen.

Duration:00:18:24

Chris Andrews of Shanneyganock has a new solo album and a bit of wear and tear

3/13/2018
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You may know Chris Andrews from his band, Shanneyganock. Or his pub, Erin's Pub. Or for his occasion guest gig here at the CBC. Now - for the first time in a decade, Chris has cut a solo album. It's called A bit of wear and Tear. Chris Andrews dropped by the Weekend AM studio recently for a chat with host Heather Barrett.

Duration:00:18:24

Don't sear your meat? Ally Blog and The Finch.

3/13/2018
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Chef Claire Tansey debunks cooking myths. Ally Blog, two BFF's tell us about enjoying the best NL offers. A meter from greatness, Angela Pickett on the set of The Finch.

Duration:00:27:18