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Governments change, economies tumble and soar, and headlines trumpet the scandal of the day. All the while, Tapestry deals with the more subtle news of life -- a thoughtful consideration of what it means to be human. Tune in for an engaging, provocative and unexpected hour of radio: an hour in which rabbis and poets get equal time on the topic of faith, science-fiction writers and physicist-priests ponder the great creation myths, athletes explore the hero's journey as a spiritual metaphor, and architects examine the idea of space for the soul.

Governments change, economies tumble and soar, and headlines trumpet the scandal of the day. All the while, Tapestry deals with the more subtle news of life -- a thoughtful consideration of what it means to be human. Tune in for an engaging, provocative and unexpected hour of radio: an hour in which rabbis and poets get equal time on the topic of faith, science-fiction writers and physicist-priests ponder the great creation myths, athletes explore the hero's journey as a spiritual metaphor, and architects examine the idea of space for the soul.
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Toronto, ON

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CBC

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Governments change, economies tumble and soar, and headlines trumpet the scandal of the day. All the while, Tapestry deals with the more subtle news of life -- a thoughtful consideration of what it means to be human. Tune in for an engaging, provocative and unexpected hour of radio: an hour in which rabbis and poets get equal time on the topic of faith, science-fiction writers and physicist-priests ponder the great creation myths, athletes explore the hero's journey as a spiritual metaphor, and architects examine the idea of space for the soul.

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@cbctapestry

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English

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CBC Audience Relations P.O. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada M5W 1E6 416-205-6010


Episodes

Zoe and Eddy

10/20/2017
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Zoe Dodd and Eddy Robinson: meet two people who have overcome difficult childhoods caused by systemic problems but who have emerged from their personal traumas as dynamic leaders in Toronto.

Duration: 00:54:39


Pop Culture Wisdom

10/13/2017
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Who are your companions on the path? Five pearls of Buddhist wisdom from The Princess Bride by Ethan Nichtern; One pilgrimage, many quests: a group of people spent three days walking from Montreal to Kahnawake.

Duration: 00:53:15


Keeping it Real in Virtual Reality

10/6/2017
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In his first ever VR session, Sean Foley meets Jesus. Plus, why we need a code of ethics for this emerging technology.

Duration: 00:54:45


Artist challenges you to see beauty in all bodies

9/22/2017
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Riva Lehrer's large-scale paintings of so-called "disabled bodies" and the queer community violate convention and encourage people to see possibilities instead of limitations in differently-shaped bodies.

Duration: 00:54:37


Religion and Sexuality

9/15/2017
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An Orthodox rabbi reaches out to an old friend, who is a lesbian, to help him reconcile views on religion and sexuality. And Rev Steve Chalke says the New Testament actually says nothing against same-sex relationships.

Duration: 00:54:38


Episode: Translator Sarah Ruden, Zoroastrian Priest Jal Panthaky

9/8/2017
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Translator Sarah Ruden reinvigorates the Bible in English; Priest Jal Panthaky goes deep into his Zoroastrian faith to unpack the rules of marriage.

Duration: 00:54:36


The spiritual overtones of Little Sream's indie rock

9/1/2017
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Musician Little Scream (Laurel Sprengelmeyer) was raised in Iowa as a Jehovah's Witness. Though she left the religion long ago, spiritual exploration continues to be a theme in both her music and her personal life, as in her album 'Cult Following.'

Duration: 00:54:36


SUMMER SPECIAL: Neurodiversity with El Jones

8/18/2017
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El Jones speaks to a woman with Down syndrome and an autistic woman about the hardships and joys of their disabilities and about society’s biases against neurodivergent people.

Duration: 00:54:35


SUMMER SPECIAL: Black Motherhood with El Jones

8/11/2017
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El Jones speaks to four black mothers about how racism and motherhood intersect, requiring them to educate and protect their kids, while dealing with the prejudice they face themselves.

Duration: 00:54:35


SUMMER SPECIAL: Restorative Justice with El Jones

8/4/2017
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El Jones speaks to two guests, one who committed murder and one who lost her partner to murder, to find out if reconciliation through restorative justice is really possible.

Duration: 00:54:35


SUMMER SPECIAL: The Pros and Cons of Raising Your Kids with Religion with Ali Hassan

7/28/2017
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To raise your kids with religion or not, that is the question. Guest host Ali Hassan speaks to parents who make the case for and against passing on a spiritual tradition... and a mother who's inventing a spiritual framework for her boys.

Duration: 00:54:41


SUMMER SPECIAL: The Paradox of Choice with Humble the Poet

7/21/2017
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Guest host Humble the Poet explores the Paradox of Choice, and the efforts some of us are making to simplify things in elemental ways.

Duration: 00:54:42


The Power of Kindness with Kinnie Starr

7/14/2017
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Guest host Kinnie Starr explores the healing power of kindness and how helping others has relieved her own chronic pain.

Duration: 00:54:32


SUMMER SPECIAL: Life after a Brain Injury with Kinnie Starr

7/9/2017
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In this episode, guest host Kinnie Starr explores what happens to our identities and relationships after a brain injury.

Duration: 00:54:40


Reclaiming Indigenous Spirituality

6/30/2017
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Inspiration from Grassy Narrows, The damaging colonial legacy of the Papal 'Doctrine of Discovery' & how Blair Stonechild is embracing his Indigenous spirituality.

Duration: 00:54:34


Hope and Mercy in Chicago and Newtown

6/23/2017
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A Muslim community activist in Chicago and the parent of a child killed at Sandy Hook both search for hope and mercy in their own lives and in the lives of others.

Duration: 00:54:38


Preserve or destroy?

6/16/2017
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One man's mission to remove offensive graffiti and a Mohawk's community choice to preserve a residential school building.

Duration: 00:54:39


Illuminating: medieval art form meets 21st-century knowledge in the Saint John's Bible

6/9/2017
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The Saint John's Bible is the first hand-lettered, illuminated bible made using quills and ancient techniques in 500 years. But the images that adorn it are entirely modern: strands of DNA, an homage to the Holocaust, images from the Hubble Telescope.

Duration: 00:54:39


Utopia or Dystopia

6/2/2017
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Margaret Atwood and Christian environmentalist Leah Kostamo discuss how religion has shaped our country, at the 'Restorying Canada' conference at the University of Ottawa.

Duration: 00:54:34


Enchanted

5/26/2017
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Musician Snatam Kaur talks about the healing power of sacred chants and Lauretta Santarossa gives us a tour of her secret garden dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

Duration: 00:53:51

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