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.

August 29, 30 | The Interviews

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Commander Chris Hadfield talks about his soon-to-be-released album of songs - the first ever to be recorded "off planet".

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Flamenco dancer Fiona Malena is in Calgary for a performance at Expo Latino. She joins Paul in studio along with flamenco singer Sylvia Temis and guitarist Gareth Owen to talk about the art of flamenco.

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Banff-based mountain photographer Paul Zizka talks about his book Summits and Starlight and discusses what it takes to get the perfect mountain shot.

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Endurance hiker Erin Saver has just completed the 1200 km Great Divide Trail. It's billed as one of the hardest in the world and while you might not have heard of it, it's right in our back yard. We talk about the highs and lows for Erin along the way.

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Could lawless roads actually improve the way we drive? A number of European towns and cities believe that the "Shared Space" concept of road design works better. Canadian auto journalist David Booth wrote a story for driving.ca on this topic and tells us what he's learned.

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August 29, 30 | The Playlist

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SATURDAY'S PLAYLIST:

6:10 - Speak no Evil by Wayne Shorter
6:27 - Natural Law by Frazey Ford
6:40 - Toes by Norah Jones
6:45 - The Bliss by Fortunate Ones
7:10 - On a Dime by Joel Plaskett
7:40 - When I think of you by Janet Jackson
7:55 - Down the Mountain by Robinella
8:10 - Champions of Red Wine by The New Pornographers
8:45 - Gold Teeth by Hey Rosetta
8:55 - Tangos by Gareth Owen

SUNDAY PLAYLIST:

6:10 - Happy Go Lucky Local by Oscar Peterson
6:25 - Tangos by Gareth Owen/
6:45 - Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys
6:50 - Seaside by Wake Owl
7:10 - We Were Here by Quiet Parade
7:45 - Live your Life by Yuna
7:55 - Sookie Sookie by Grant Green
8:10 - Don't Make em Like They Used to by Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer
8:25 - Feeling Good by Nina Simone
8:45 - September Fields by Frazey Ford
8:55 - Feet Up by Chris Hadfield
 

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