Tuesday January 22, 2013
Shawinigan-based band East Road came together two years on a trip to the Magdalen Islands. Why "East Road"? They were simply on the road... driving east... from the Mauricie through to the Mags when they decided to form the band. The CBC's Rachelle Solomon sat down with JeanMichel Renaud and Rami Renno, two of the three musicians in the band, to talk about their travels, their music, and to shuffle around in JeanMichel's guitar case.
Categories: Magdalen Islands, Mauricie, Rachelle Solomon, Shawinigan
Monday May 28, 2012
The Shawinigan Cataractes won -- and on home ice. Breakaway producer Peter Black spent the weekend filing reports to CBC News, but he sat down with us to give an overview on how the town first and foremost set out to be the best host in this national junior hockey championship.
Categories: Peter Black, Shawinigan
Friday July 22, 2011
On a recent trip to Shawinigan, the CBC's Rachelle Solomon took a wet walk through an art exhibition where the visitor is looking at the reflections on the surface of the water as much as at the objects making those reflections. Artist Richard Purdy took Rachelle on a tour of L'echo l'eau...