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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

Witchful Thinking

12/7/2017
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A modern take on ancient rites - two witches share why Wicca is rising in popularity, especially amongst young women, with artist Monica Bodirsky and writer John Threlfall.

Duration: 00:54:42


Making Peace with the Past and Present

12/1/2017
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Buddhist teacher Joseph Goldstein on how to keep calm in 2017, Briana Whiteside unexpectedly finds God after a drastic haircut, and Martha Troian revisits the residential school that her mother escaped from.

Duration: 00:54:42


Procrastination 101

11/24/2017
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There is nothing wrong with procrastinators! Empathy isn't just niceness, it's about sensing our needs and those of others. Oh yeah - and meditating is essential!

Duration: 00:54:42


Race, Religion and The Marvel Comics Universe

11/17/2017
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Reverend Lawrence Ware left his church when they debated condemning white supremacy - and why the Black Panther comic superhero matters; and Seyran Ateş is under 24 hour police protection for creating a liberal mosque in Berlin.

Duration: 00:54:42


Cultural appreciation vs. cultural appropriation

11/3/2017
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Appropriation? Appreciation? How does a well-meaning person tell the difference? How do you engage with a culture that isn’t your own … without getting it wrong?

Duration: 00:54:42


Coming Home to the Present: The Life and Teaching of Thich Nhat Hanh.

10/27/2017
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One of the world’s great spiritual teachers celebrated a birthday this month: Thich Nhat Hanh turned 91 on Oct. 11. Tapestry marks the occasion with a special episode: Coming Home to the Present: the Life and Work of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Duration: 00:54:42


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

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