April 2012 Archives

House Concerts

Posted by Christina Harnett

With music available a million different ways, on dozens of devices, the House Concert is a throwback to an older - very old - model of entertainment.

Music lovers throw open their doors to friends and strangers...all paying customers....and the artist performs in their living room.

It's an idea that's taken hold in the Maritimes and across Canada, and Shelley Thompson brings us a behind the scenes look at the pros and cons of house concerts.

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Knitting, bagged lunches and no Facebook...

Posted by Christina Harnett

Teachers at Moncton High were noticing a disturbing trend among their students.
They seemed tired, anxious and disconnected with their community.
So the teachers decided to do something about it, to try and get their students back.
The CBC's Vanessa Blanch put together our documentary.


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