Saturday August 10, 2013
This week, interviews with sports writer and broadcaster, Stephen Brunt on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of "The Trade," Fringe Festival performer, Tara Travis and her play on the 6 wives of Henry VIII, the host of Burger Wars coming to CMT TV Cris Nannarone, plus retail analyst Doug Stephens on the future of retail factory safety.
Plus tracks from The Pursuit of Happiness, Ann Vriend, Gordon Lightfoot, Nouvelle Vague and Rachelle van Zanten.
HOUR ONE, Daybreak August 10, 2013
Music from Ray Charles with Willie Nelson, Lucas Chiasson, John Wort Hannam, Erica Viegas, Aretha Franklin, Sultans of String, and Eric Clapton with Bob Dylan; plus the Saturday Papers, the Ad Guy and food columnist Khalil Aktar.
HOUR TWO, Daybreak August 10, 2013
Music from Nick Lowe, Daft Punk, Ben Sures, Tegan & Sara, and Bruce Cockburn; plus the Couch Potato, celebrating a Calgary swim coach and why some people don't take their vacation days.
HOUR THREE, Daybreak August 10, 2013
Music from Rachelle van Zanten, the Pursuit of Happiness, Supertramp, and Ron Hynes; plus remembering the 1988 Gretzky Trade, and bringing the 6 wives of Henry VIII to the Fringe Festival.
HOUR ONE, Daybreak August 11, 2013
Music from Elton John, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald, Jane Hawley, Ronnie Spector, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, David Francey and Ann Vriend; plus the Sunday Funnies.
HOUR TWO, Daybreak August 11, 2013
Music from Gordon Lightfoot, Split Enz, Alex Cuba, Randy Crawford, and Nouvelle Vague; plus the development in Canada'a parks, and how retail are and should take responsibility for factory safety.
HOUR THREE, Daybreak August 11, 2013
Music from INXS, Jeff Stuart & the Hearts, Corin Raymond & the Sundowners, Elvis Costello and Charley Pride; plus the Body Worlds Exhibit at the Telus Science Centre, and Burger Wars comes to television.
Categories: Books, Food, Fringe Festival, Music, Past Episodes, Retail Trends, Theatre, Wayne Gretzky
Saturday July 27, 2013
However, here is Russell's conversation with Alberta singer/songwriter, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald, as he previews songs from his new CD, Yes.
The winner of the 2013 CBC Canada Writes prize for Creative Non-Fiction, was announced Banff. Mo Srivastava of Toronto won for his winning story, The Gods of Scrabble.
Here's a conversation between Russell Bowers and Mo, about what writing means to him.
Kim Gray from the travel blog, ToqueAndCanoe.com dropped by to tell Russell about the joys of camping in an oTENTik.
Russell spoke with retail analyst Doug Stephens, about the impact of Big Data on our privacy and shopping trends.
Categories: Canada Writes, Food, Music, Past Episodes, Retail Trends
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