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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.

Twitter:

@CBCWam

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Land Acknowledgment at Memorial University

9/22/2017
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Ian Sutherland, Dean of Memorial University's School of Music, and Catharyn Andersen, Memorial's Special Advisor to the President on Aboriginal Affairs, explain what a Land Acknowledgment is, and why you will hear it at events around the university.

Duration: 00:13:03


St. John's modernist architecture

8/31/2017
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Jerry Dick of the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador talks with Weekend AM's Heather Barrett about three buildings in the west end of St. John's constructed in the 1940s.

Duration: 00:12:15


American novel with a Newfoundland connection

8/17/2017
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Virginia based writer Jeffrey K. Walker tells Weekend AM's Heather Barrett why his historical novel, None of Us is the Same, has Newfoundlanders for two of its main characters.

Duration: 00:15:14


First Listen: Come Along With Me B'ys by Larry Foley

7/21/2017
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Larry Foley talks with Heather Barrett about his latest solo album, Come Along With Me B'ys.

Duration: 00:15:21


Home in My Harbour by Shanneyganock

7/13/2017
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Chris Andrews, frontman of Shanneyganock, talks to Weekend AM host Heather Barrett about the band's latest album, Home in My Harbour.

Duration: 00:15:57


Forest garden paradise in Cowan Heights

7/7/2017
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Sandy Robertson, retired forestry research scientist and gardener, tells us how he has transformed an ordinary suburban housing lot into a forest garden with more than 200 species of trees and plants.

Duration: 00:10:31


Des Walsh on Gerald Squires

7/1/2017
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Poet Des Walsh, a longtime friend of the late visual artist Gerald Squires, walks us through the exhibit Gerald Squires: Spirit Visible, on display now at The Rooms.

Duration: 00:11:23


The Doctor's House garden

6/25/2017
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Fiona Oliver, a longtime employee of both the Boddie family and The Doctor's House, gives us her tour of the Irish-style farm property in Green's Harbour.

Duration: 00:09:11


New float pod available in St. John's

6/12/2017
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Duration: 00:11:45


Petrina Bromley talks celebrity encounters backstage

5/28/2017
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Duration: 00:11:11


First Listen: Uproarious by Joe Grizzly and the Wildlife

5/26/2017
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Joe Grizzly and the Wildlife come into the great indoors of the Weekend AM studio to talk about their latest album, Uproarious.

Duration: 00:13:25


First Listen: Out of the Dark by Rough Hands

4/28/2017
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Rough Hands, a.k.a. Luke Tremblett, talks with Weekend AM host Heather Barrett about his latest album, Out of the Dark.

Duration: 00:14:40


First Listen: Watershed by Amelia Curran

4/7/2017
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Amelia Curran speaks to Weekend AM's Heather Barrett about her latest album, Watershed.

Duration: 00:18:47


Madeline Ashby - Futurist

3/23/2017
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Madeline Ashby spends a lot of time thinking about the future and not only for her novels. In addition to writing fiction, Madeline Ashby is a futurist.

Duration: 00:09:46


Madeline Ashby talks about her novel, Company Town,

3/23/2017
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Company Town, one of this year's Canada Reads finalist books, is set on an oil rig off the coast of Newfoundland.

Duration: 00:07:42


Madeline Ashby talking about her novel, Company Town. Part 2

3/23/2017
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Company Town, one of this year's Canada Reads finalist books, is set on an oil rig off the coast of Newfoundland. We discussed her latest Novel in front of a live audience at a Canada Reads event in Glovertown.

Duration: 00:10:30


Learn to play the Ukulele in 15 minutes or less

3/4/2017
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Cathy Whalen of Take Note Music School in Mount Pearl gives Weekend AM host Heather Barrett an on-air ukulele lesson.

Duration: 00:14:21


Milo Nikolic reads Harry Potter in Latin

1/9/2017
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Duration: 00:01:15


The Heart of Sunday Night: Weekly Tom Waits jam takes on a life of its own

1/6/2017
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Duration: 00:08:52


International basketball players at Memorial University

11/25/2016
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Theo Stanoev talks to Heather about two SeaHawks basketball players who have come from the Canary Islands and Serbia to play at Memorial University.

Duration: 00:10:48

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