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Columnists: March 2013 Archives

Howard and Bassekou

What does the Montreal band Arcade Fire have in common with Mali musician Bassekou
Kouyate? The common thread is a Canadian music producer called Howard Bilerman. Reuben "unravelled" that thread when he talked with Karen Gordon.

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There's more on this fascinating story at the
CBC Music website.
That's where you can also listen to a stream of Bassekou Kouyate's new album for 1 week.

Mark's Music March 2013

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Artist: Tannis Slimmon
Album: In And Out Of Harmony
Song: Are You Ready
Website: Tannis Slimmon

Artist: Eugene Ripper
Album: Fast Folk Underground 3: Quiet Light
Song: All Around The World
Website: Eugene Ripper

Artist: Sarah Cripps
Album: Stole The Summer
Song: Change
Website: Sarah Cripps

Artist: Shannon Rose and The Thorns
Album: Seasons
Song: Storm
Website: Shannon Rose


Dr. Mike Evans joined Mary Ito to discuss the risks posed by opioids.
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Mike's latest whiteboard video is about opioids. You can watch it and all of all Mike's health videos on his Doc Mike You Tube channel.
And check out Dr. Mike's website for more information on this and other health-related topics.