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Past Episodes: December 2008 Archives

December 28th and 30th, 2008 - A French Canadian fairy tale

This week on C'est la vie sit back and enjoy a holiday story.

It's called La Chasse-Galerie - or the Flying Canoe - and it's a
well-known tale in French Canada.

Bilingual storyteller Marylyn Peringer will bring it to life in English.

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Music played during this week's program: La Bottine Souriante
Cuts played (from the album La Mistrine by La Bottine Souriante):
La complainte du folkloriste
Martin de la chasse-Galerie
Le reel du soucoupes volantes

December 21st and 23rd, 2008 - Violinist Angèle Dubeau

This week on C'est la vie meet violinist Angèle Dubeau.

She'll tell us the story behind her latest album.

It's a recording of minimalist music by composer Philip Glass.

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December 7th and 9th, 2008 - Quebec's Musical Heritage

This week on the program meet a man on a mission.

Éric Trudel is passionate about Quebec's musical heritage.

But he thinks that people don't know how rich and varied Quebec music is.

Find out what Éric Trudel is doing to change that.

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