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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.

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@CBCWam

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English

Contact:

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


Episodes

From New Delhi to the Ghost Road to art that's Here From Away

10/13/2018
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storyteller Gaurav Madan takes us from a hillside in New Delhi to Signal Hill in St. John's, new Canadians bring their visual art to the Avalon Mall, and writer Charis Cotter talks about her latest novel, The Ghost Road.

Duration:00:28:28

On the matters of football, music and the hazards of knitting

10/6/2018
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Football N.L. unveils its first Canadian football field in Newfoundland and Labrador, we'll ponder the ways that local artists release their music, and get an important safety lesson from knitter Deana Stagg.

Duration:00:39:51

A trip to an orchard, some juggling, and a cleansing walk in the woods

9/29/2018
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We'll go to the source of the Newfoundland Cider Company's popular products, meet some performers here for the St. John's International Circus Festival, and learn about forest bathing.

Duration:00:32:39

2018 Polaris Prize winner Jeremy Dutcher, and a trip to the Clarenville Farm and Market

9/22/2018
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We visit the Clarenville Farm and Market, and 2018 Polaris Music Prize winner Jeremy Dutcher visits St. John's

Duration:00:25:17

Hiking new trails, diving into the Luminous Sea, and surfacing for a cup of tea

9/15/2018
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The Eastport Peninsula gets upgrades to its hiking trails, Melissa Barbeau tells us about her debut novel, the Luminous Sea, and Heather samples some locally made teas in Gooseberry Cove.

Duration:00:31:05

A retro road trip to the Clode Sound Motel, a new theatre in Cow Head, and new stories from Lisa Moore

9/8/2018
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Heather visits a classic Newfoundland holiday spot, The Clode Sound Motel and Restaurant, Lisa Moore has a new collection of short stories, and soon, Cow Head will have a new arts and performance facility.

Duration:00:28:53

an Olympic search and students become the teachers.

9/2/2018
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Guest host Maggie Gillis gets details on a national search for Olympic talent coming to St. John's, and from Arabic to Mandarin, students become the teachers of free language classes this fall.

Duration:00:22:05

Spirit Horses and the Secret of Bowring Park

8/25/2018
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Guest host Maggie Gillis visits the Spirit Horse equine therapy program barn in Portugal Cove, and she chats with author Christine Gordon Manley about how the tragic story behind the Peter Pan statue in Bowring Park inspired her new children's book.

Duration:00:24:12

Snail mail surprise, best actor, and right in the middle of swimming the tickle

8/18/2018
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It's all about the joys of snail mail for Alison Butler. We find out how she's putting a little magic back in the mailbox. Darryl Hopkins has some new bling for his mantle ... the award for best actor in a short film from a film festival in Italy with a social conscience. And we get right in the middle of the tickle swim for mental health.

Duration:00:29:34

Major mystery, spray paint art, and a come back from away violinist

8/4/2018
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Kevin Major talks about his latest novel, a mystery called One for the Rock, Alex Wilkie gives us a demonstration of spray paint art, and violinist Mark Fewer tells us about his latest musical adventures

Duration:00:26:47

Bard bucket list, a shingle fundraiser, and a dinner to remember

7/28/2018
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Avid Shakespeare fan Eric Minton describes his mission to see all 42 Shakespeare plays in different North American locations, citizens of Green's Harbour hang up shingles to raise money for an old building, and artist David Blackwood tells us about an unforgettable state dinner with then-premier Joey Smallwood and American artist Rockwell Kent.

Duration:00:33:32

Monster trucks, blueberry snacks and 17 Men

7/21/2018
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Heather gets a ride in a monster truck, chef Christine Tizzard brings us some yummy blueberry recipes, and a play about the First World War premieres in Cow Head

Duration:00:30:54

Listen to the world around you, accordions included

7/14/2018
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Sound artist Hildegard Westerkamp shows us how to reconnect our ears wtih our environment, the Loyal Orange Lodge in Green's Harbour gets a reno, and Wilf and Marion Hunt are each other's main squeeze

Duration:00:28:15

Electronic knitting and a new craft space

7/7/2018
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We get a tour of the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador's new gallery and shop, and Heather takes part in a Sound Symposium project.

Duration:00:21:29

A visit to Kent Cottage; art and music for the body and soul

6/30/2018
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Heather gets a tour of Kent Cottage in Brigus by artist Thayer Carter, the grandson of Rockwell Kent, we hear how singing in a choir is good for public health, and tattoo artists Alicia Simms and Lizzie Renaud show us their ink!

Duration:00:35:23

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