The Breakfast Dish

Arts & Culture Podcasts

Dance, music, visual art, theatre and get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind the work. Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning as they meet the creators of today's digital offerings. We are a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network!

Location:

Calgary, AB

Description:

Dance, music, visual art, theatre and get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind the work. Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning as they meet the creators of today's digital offerings. We are a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network!

Language:

English

Contact:

5878897111


Episodes

#75 - Alex Sarian

5/30/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, film, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, for the finale of the third season of The Breakfast Dish Podcast, Karen and Griffin are joined by the quick-witted Alex Sarian. Previously working at the prestigious Lincoln Centre in New York, Alex has been the CEO...

Duration:00:40:14

#74 - Luc Tellier

5/24/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, film, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin are joined by actor, director, and educator Luc Tellier. Luc is the is the Director of Education and Outreach at the Citadel Theatre, but he's mostly here to chat about Theatre Alberta's Summer Drama...

Duration:00:34:42

#73 - Spencer Estabrooks (Live at the Calgary Expo!)

5/18/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, film, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin were invited to record an episode live at the 2022 Calgary Expo! So, who better to chat with than filmmaker, author, and Expo Expert; Spencer Estabrooks. Spencer sits down with our hosts to chat...

Duration:00:48:32

#72 - Arlene Orchard and Dai Matsuzaka

5/10/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, film, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin chat with Dai Matsuzaka and Arlene Orchard, a Grade 12 drama student/drama teacher combo at Foundations for the Future Charter Academy. Dai just finished starring in, directing, choreographing and...

Duration:00:33:26

#71 - Col Cseke & Mike Keir

5/5/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, film, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin chat with Col Cseke and Mike Keir from Inside Out Theatre. Col is the Artistic Director of Inside Out, and will be directing Karen and Mike in an online improv show later this month. They chat about...

Duration:00:33:04

#70 - Fabienne Colas

4/25/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, film, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin chat with "The Queen of Festivals", Fabienne Colas. Winner of the 2019 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award, Fabienne Colas is an award-winning actress, filmmaker, speaker, and business owner...

Duration:00:43:54

#69 - Jason Mehmel

4/23/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin chat with Jason Mehmel; the Artistic Director of Sage Theatre and long time D&D buddy of Griffin's. The trio chat about Sage's upcoming production of 'Cantata', the difference between TED and TEDx, and...

Duration:00:48:24

#68 - Tenaj Williams

4/4/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin chat with Tenaj Williams; Actor, Singer, Dancer, Playwright and T-Rex Fighter! Tenaj tells us about the experience of being an understudy, which is about as stressful for him as his reoccurring dream with...

Duration:00:41:44

#67 - Mary-Ellen Perley

3/30/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin chat with Mary-Ellen Perley - the President of the Alberta Drama Festival Association (the minds behind the One Act Festivals)! Mary-Ellen comes on the show to chat about the upcoming regional and...

Duration:00:39:13

#66 - Monty Haughian

3/21/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen (bravely, without Griffin) is joined by Monty Haughian from Grande Prairie Live Theatre. Monty took some time to tell Karen all about the theatre in Grande Prairie, how not to bank on working wheels and about why he...

Duration:00:38:51

#65 - Alixandra Cowman

3/14/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin are joined by actor, musician and honey lover Alixandra Cowman. Alix is a co-creator and company member of 'Alberta Kitchen Party' - playing now at Alberta Theatre Projects. She'll rap, she'll reminisce,...

Duration:00:37:17

#64 - Gabriel Covarrubias

3/7/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin are joined by actor and lovely human, Gabriel Covarrubias! Gabriel originally hails from Mexico City and is now living in Vancouver. He and Karen have been working together on the Citadel Theatre's...

Duration:00:33:28

#63 - Crystal McGrath

3/2/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin are joined by Canadian country music artist, Crystal McGrath. Crystal ( a fellow podcaster and host of Crushing Chaos) comes on the show to chat about her new single "All These Things", Live With Love, The...

Duration:00:36:29

#62 - Dave Smith

2/23/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin are joined by Dave Smith. If you're in the Albertan theatre community, you probably know the jack-of-all-trades Dave. He's a designer, an actor, and now an instructor at the University of Lethbridge! He...

Duration:00:44:26

#61 - Louis B. Hobson

2/14/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin are joined by Louis B. Hobson! Louis is an actor, director and playwright - but he is best known as a pillar in the Calgary theatre community because of his work as the theatre critic for the Calgary...

Duration:00:40:39

#60 - Franca Gualtieri

2/9/2022
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin are joined by Franca Gualtieri! When Karen met Franca, she was working with former Calgary Mayor, Naheed Nenshi. But then they became friends (maybe lovers?) and she now comes on The Breakfast Dish to chat...

Duration:00:40:12

#59 - Anna Cummer

12/14/2021
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin are joined by Anna Cummer - an actor, playwright and voice-over artist that is SOMEHOW related to our two hosts, but nobody is really sure how. The three of them dive into Alberta Theatre Project's...

Duration:00:48:15

#58 - Mike Tan

12/6/2021
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin are joined by Mike Tan; Actor, artist, photographer and one time member of the sketch comedy troupe "Bag Of Meat". Mike talks about playing Scrooge in Theatre Calgary's "A Christmas Carol", his intro to...

Duration:00:44:32

#57 - Caleigh Crow and Cris Derksen

11/30/2021
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin chat with Caleigh Crow and Cris Derksen about the co-production between the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and Making Treaty 7 entitled "Napi and the Rock" - They also chat about guinea pigs, french toast,...

Duration:00:42:16

#56 - Jordan Bouma

11/24/2021
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free! This week, Karen and Griffin chat with animator, actor, grip and Jack-Of-All-Trades Jordan Bouma. Jordan is an animator with Rictus River Films in Edmonton, and the three folks talk about always choosing the birds and animator slang....

Duration:00:41:59