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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 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

A book about artists Christopher and Mary Pratt, an exhibit by artist Marlene Creates, and a culinary work of art - the Sweet Turkey Mess

10/12/2019
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A book about the marriage of Christopher and Mary Pratt, environmental artist Marlene Creates shows us her retrospective show at The Rooms, and we dive into a culinary work of art - The Sweet Turkey Mess.

Duration:00:34:50

Three trips — one to Smuggler's Cove, one by bicycle, and another that's a literary whirlwind

10/5/2019
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We'll visit Smuggler's Cove on the Burin Peninsula, meet a 71-year-old man who just wrapped up a cross-Canada bicycle trip, and hear about writer Michael Crummey's incredible year with his novel, The Innocents

Duration:00:34:26

The Couldn'ts of Boat Harbour and the cats of Gaultois

9/28/2019
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At Livyer's Lot in Boat Harbour, no textile goes to waste, and in Gaultois, most cats get neutered.

Duration:00:22:24

A Toronto premiere, a Clarenville coffee house, and some Swiss chard

9/21/2019
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Toronto gets ready for its first-ever Harbour Symphony, a new coffee house and performance venue opens in Clarenville, and we'll follow some Swiss chard from farm to table.

Duration:00:29:26

From brews to bulls, history in colour, and everything outdoors

9/13/2019
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The local craft brewery boom is helping out local farmers, a Facebook page is rendering Newfoundland and Labrador history in colour, and an outdoors enthusiast in Labrador West has created a hit YouTube channel

Duration:00:31:36

A collection that's the salt - and pepper - of the earth, and coping with a local publishing hit

9/6/2019
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Gavin Will of Boulder Books talk about how his small publishing company is keeping up with the demand of two of its biggest sellers, and Heather checks out a very, very large collection of salt and pepper shakers.

Duration:00:22:20

A rare Cadillac and a new theatre for Grand Bank

8/30/2019
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Vernon Smith of Vernon's Antique Car Museum in Swift Current shows us his latest acquisition, and we get a tour of the Grand Bank Regional Theatre's new performance space in the town's former Pentecostal church.

Duration:00:20:48

The Honey Bee Hike, A Job To Say, a visit to the Karma Kafe and beating back to school stress.

8/25/2019
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Guest host Maggie Gillis goes on a honey bee hike and visits an exhibition all about Newfoundland and Labrador's interesting expressions. We also take a trip to the Karma Kafe and get some tips on how to deal with back to school stress.

Duration:00:34:08

TITLE: 275 Duckworth reunion and rowing into eternity

8/2/2019
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We'll take a walk through a cemetery filled with Royal St. John's Regatta history, and we'll meet an extra special guest at the 275 Duckworth Street reunion.

Duration:00:18:09

A quilted car, Mi'kma'q art in Manhattan, and a symphony in the key of U

7/26/2019
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An SUV in downtown St. John's has a custom made cover, Indigenous artist Jordan Bennett shows his work in lower Manhattan, and Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra musicians join a union.

Duration:00:29:49

From the moon to a cemetery to Cape St. Mary's

7/19/2019
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A St. John's man tells us about his personal connection to the Apollo 11 moon mission, some cemetery research dos and don'ts, and the Cape St. Mary's summer concert series begins

Duration:00:30:43

Saltwater Classics and Dobby the Hairless Pride Cat

7/12/2019
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Saltwater Classics, the sequel to the blockbuster knitting book Saltwater Mittens, is available for pre-order, and we'l meet Dobby, the Hairless Pride Cat.

Duration:00:23:05

Young pub musicians, stories of an old building, and a new podcast

7/5/2019
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Luke and Andrew Mercer are two young traditional musicians playing this summer at O'Reilly's Irish Newfoundland Pub, Rachael Green is collecting stories from anyone who worked at the building at 275 Duckworth Street in St. John's, and Mary Dalton tells us about her new podcast, Flahoolic.

Duration:00:37:54

Everything you need to know about insects in Newfoundland and Labrador - and Bob Dylan

6/14/2019
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Stouts, Millers and Forky Tales is a new field guide to the insects of Newfoundland and Labrador from Boulder Books, and Chris LeDrew returns from an international academic conference on Bob Dylan.

Duration:00:29:14

A Veiled Vigin, Leonard Cohen-inspired art, and a harp petting zoo

5/24/2019
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Carolyn Morgan talks about her mystery novel, Unveiled, Bill Rose talks about his visual art exhibition Everybody Knows, and Heather meets several harpists and tries their harps

Duration:00:38:23

Songs of County Wexford and Branch, Instagram photo tips, and Presto! A PhD.

5/17/2019
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Aileen Lambert and her daughters share songs of Ireland and the Cape Shore, we get some Instagram photo tips, and Peter Duchemin, magician and newly minted PhD, tells us how he combines both his passions.

Duration:00:38:45

Grey is the new black, and catching up with Monica Kidd

5/10/2019
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Grey is a hot color at a hair salon in St. John's. Monica Kidd, former CBC journalist and current woman of many interests - talks about her latest projects.

Duration:00:34:31

May the Fourth be With You, from Sweden to the Burin Peninsula

5/4/2019
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Jerry Burt, proprietor of the Geeks Public House, tells us about being part of the Mandolorian Clan, and we meet Swedish Crockpop group Bara Jonson and Free.

Duration:00:20:15

What do Paige Penney and Taylor Swift have in common?

5/3/2019
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For her debut album, Watch Out for Your Step, Paige Penney of St. John's really went for it

Duration:00:16:00

A top rum, a big pile of sand, and a traffic control box

4/27/2019
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The Newfoundland Distillery Company's Chaga Rum wins a big award, a Tamil-Canadian artist shovels a big pile of sand at Eastern Edge Gallery, and find out how you can take part in the Traffic Control Box Challenge.

Duration:00:25:47