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Leslie Feinberg made the case for inclusive feminism
17 Jun, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Rousing and reasoned plenary speech by Leslie Feinberg at the 1995 US National Women's Studies Association conference. Hir callout for trans inclusion as a tenet of feminism was well received.
Ninotchka Rosca, Filipina-American organizer and writer
28 Jan, 2018 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

After briefly covering her political biography, Rosca talks about feminist concepts of intersectionality and transnationalism, and what they mean in terms of reality on the ground, where class, race, and patriarchy are analyzed and confronted by the women of the organization AF3IRM.
Christian Picciolini on White Nationalism and re-building his life
16 Jan, 2018 | 0:57:43 |
EN | Dan McPeake | Endeavours

From the ages of 13-21, Christian Picciolini found himself deeply embedded in Chicago's White Nationalist Movement, even becoming one of its leaders. Since leaving and disavowing it in the mid-90s, he has become a musician, record publisher, award TV producer and author of the Memoir White American Youth. This is his story. All songs by Random55, courtesy of Christian Picciolini....
Fictional figures mess with your mind
12 Nov, 2017 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Batgirl and Wonder Woman have changed over time, but psychoanalyst Hilda Fernandez and interviewer Frieda Werden cling to favourite earlier versions that formed their identities.
Dorian Jesse Fraser talks about the Queer Between the Covers book fair and distro.
08 Aug, 2017 | 0:28:03 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Dorian Jesse Fraser. Fraser is part of the Queer Between the Covers collective (http://www.queerbetweenthecovers.org/en/), which maintains a distro of hard-to-find queer and trans print media and organizes an annual book and zine fair in Montreal – one of the largest queer book fairs in North America. In the...
How come Gozilla never destroyed Vancouver? How come aliens never seem to land on Parliament Hill?
17 May, 2017 | 0:06:16 |
EN | Craig Rintoul |

It looks like a kid's picture book at first glance. Until you realize the cute bear on the cover is actually huge,really, really angry and using Toronto's iconic CN Tower to smash buildings! "When Big Bears Invade" was created and written by Alexander Finbow with illustrations by Winnipeg-born Nyco Rudolph.
How one incompetent and malicious pathologist destroyed many Ontario families.
26 Apr, 2017 | 0:06:59 |
EN | Craig Rintoul |

In the mid 1990s the Chief Coroner for Ontario sent out a memo entitled "Think Dirty" encouraging pathologists to be on the look-out for suspicious deaths of children. One, Dr. Charles Smith took that too far. Many families were ripped apart before his shoddy work was exposed. Author John Chipman examines what went wrong in his new book "Death in...
The CanQueer team explores the world of straight women writing Gay Erotica
26 Mar, 2017 | 0:54:14 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

The CanQueer team interviews three erotica and romance novelists to get an understanding of the world of straight women writing gay erotica. We explore some of the reasons why!
Shiraz Ramji is a student, an activist, and a loving storyteller who spreads a message of peace
23 Feb, 2017 | 0:15:40 |
EN | cjsfprog | Making Time for Radio Documentary Series

Shiraz Ramji is a man about town in a way not many people have seen before. He is a student, an activist, and a loving storyteller who spreads his message of peace by making friends. He will give you poetry, hummus and hugs, all to fight injustice the world over. I Am A Fruit Tree tells the story of this...
Music Legends Sharon & Bram, author Anne Giardini; music from Royal Wood
03 Feb, 2017 | 1:01:26 |
EN | Dan McPeake | Endeavours

The Writer of Riverhead - Patrick Collins
02 Feb, 2017 | 0:29:59 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | Living Heritage Podcast

Patrick Collins, born and raised in Riverhead, Harbour Grace, is a retired educator who taught in various communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. He finished his teaching career in education as a Curriculum Program Specialist, working in Avalon Peninsula School Districts. He is also a writer of historical fiction and has published five literary works. Currently Patrick teaches at The Canadian...
a series of elegiac sequences exploring the nature of individual loss
19 Dec, 2016 | 0:59:17 |
EN | Frieda Werden | Denman Readers and Writers Festival

Moving reading by the author, at the Denman Island (BC) Readers and Writers Festival, in July 205. Introduction by Bill Engleson. She imagines herself into the lives of the victims of the Air India Flight 182 bombing on June 23, 1985. There were 329 deaths. 82 Children. Canada's worst mass murder. The accused acquitted.
Matthew White, Caravan Palace, Kristi Charish
27 Nov, 2016 | 0:58:11 |
EN | Dan McPeake | Endeavours

Matthew White is the artistic director of Early Music Vancouver who just kicked off their brand new season with Handel and His Rivals, featuring Grammy-winning soprano Amanda Forsythe and the Pacific Baroque Orchestra. They played a selection of arias from Handel, Porpora, Hasse and Veracini. White talks about his love of classical music, how it's not a dying art form,...
Sam Wiebe, CR Avery, Rob Connolly
27 Nov, 2016 | 1:00:00 |
EN | Dan McPeake | Endeavours

Episode 5 features Award-winning author Sam Wiebe, whose second novel is Invisible Monsters, loosely inspired by the Robert Pickton case in Vancouver. CR Avery is a poet, spoken word artist, and musician, who has collaborated with both Shane Koyczan and Mighty Mike Magee among others and whose latest album is All The Angels Didn't Scare Me. Rob Connolly recently his...
Jerry Rothwell, Josh Winstead, Jim Lynch
27 Nov, 2016 | 0:58:40 |
EN | Dan McPeake | Endeavours

Jerry Rothwell is a documentary filmmaker whose past films include Donor Unknown - which follows a young woman's search to find her sperm-donor father, How To Change The World - about the creation of Green Peace, and Heavy Load - a group of adults with learning disabilities form a punk band. His latest is Sour Grapes, a tale of the...
author Simon Choa-Johnston, poet Jillian Christmas. Music: Jadea Kelley
27 Nov, 2016 | 0:55:05 |
EN | Dan McPeake | Endeavours

Episode 3 features playwright and author Simon Choa-Johnston who talks about his novel House of Wives. It is an exploration into identity and immigration, with Choa-Johnston using his own Chinese heritage as a starting point. Also, he shares his thoughts on cultural appropriation and the rights of others. Jadea Kelly (pronounced Jay-dah) is a singer-songwriter from Whitby, Ontario. She has...
People engaged in the heritage & culture sector, & those who keep it alive at the community level.
10 Nov, 2016 | 0:30:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | Living Heritage Podcast

Elinor Benjamin has been telling stories for over 25 years . She was inspired by many, including Newfoundland fiddler and storyteller, Emile Benoit, Rita Cox, Bob Barton and Laura Simms. After 22 years as an administrator with the Newfoundland Public Libraries, she left to devote more time to storytelling, working with the “Learning Through the Arts” programme in schools in...
The Living Heritage Podcast
04 Nov, 2016 | 0:30:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | Living Heritage Podcast

Kathy Jessup was raised in a remote village on the Alaska Highway in northern BC, but wanderlust has taken her far from her roots. She’s always loved telling tales. One day she stumbled upon the world of traditional storytelling, and she was hooked! Since then, Kathy’s performed original stories and world folktales in schools, libraries, concerts and festivals across Canada...
Author Craig Davidson, video game collector Kyle Seller; music: Pentatonix
21 Sep, 2016 | 0:57:05 |
EN | Dan McPeake | Endeavours

Craig Davidson has written horror novels under the names Nick Cutter (The Troop, The Deep) and Patrick Lestewska (Mother Bitchfight, The Coliseum). Writing as his true self, he wrote Cataract City – shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2013 – as well as the short story collection Rust & Bone, which was made into a feature film in 2012....
Chapter 1 of All My Puny Sorrows
11 Sep, 2016 | 0:59:05 |
EN | Frieda Werden | Denman Readers and Writers Festival

In July 2016, Miriam Toews gave a solo reading at the annual Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival. This is raw audio of her very moving reading, and her explanation during the Q&A about how the story of a sister's suicide dovetails with her own family life. This is raw audio, but would require only minor editing, to deal with...
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