Daybreak Alberta
with Chris dela Torre

CBC Radio One: Weekends 6:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Wake up to the weekend with Daybreak Alberta, featuring interviews with newsmakers, artists and provocateurs from the province and beyond. Host Chris dela Torre presents the music, people and events that make up life in Alberta, from jazz standards and indie music to home renovation tips and fine wine. Follow us on Twitter @daybreakalberta for access to free swag and exclusive giveaways during the show.

September 28, 2014: The Interviews



Daybreak Alberta host Chris dela Torre speaks to Alberta native, Fred Stenson. The Giller Prize-nominated author's latest book is Who By Fire, about a family struggling with a nearby sulphur plant. Portions of the story are loosely based on Stenson's personal experiences with a sour gas plant near his parents' farm.

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Daybreak's Nola Keeler meets Hollywood Dusty Adonis and The Sheikh Akbar Shabazz. The pro wrestlers star in The Match, a documentary directed by Kurt Spenrath, screening at the Edmonton International Film Festival. Looks like they made quite the impression.

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Our technology expert, Jamey Ordolis dropped by to recommend a handful of websites and apps that will help you plan your next vacation, and possibly save you some money. Jamey is also the senior producer of CBC Connects

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September 28, 2014: The Playlist

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[6:10] Harvest Moon - Neil Young

[6:27] William McIlroy's - Maria Dunn

[6:42] Summer Wages - Ian Tyson

[6:54] Where The Light Takes You - Doug Paisley

[7:10] Express Yourself - Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St Rhythm Band

[7:27] Eight Miles High - The Byrds

[7:55] Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles

[8:10] Rainbow - Robert Plant

[8:38] Love Is - Adam Cohen

[8:54] Pretty Girls - Little Dragon