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Past Episodes: June 2013 Archives

SUNDAY June 30

0700 Fresh Air's favourite outdoors guy, Kevin Callan, is paddling "Once Around Algonquin" Park. He checked in---by satellite phone---from the Nippissing River to let guest host Connie Sinclair know how the trip was progressing.
Listen audio (runs 1:56)

0730 Mark Rheaume made his monthly appearance to profile new music from Ontario artisists. You can see who he highlighted in his conversation with Connie by going to his Mark's Music column.

0800 Wine writer Irvin Wolkoff joined Connie to recommend a selection of good Canadian wines that cost less than $20.00. And just in time for Canada Day!
Listen audio (runs 10:33)
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To view Irvin's recommendations, please visit his A Glass Of His Own blog.
For more info on Ontario wines in general, visit the Wine Country Ontario website.

0830 Summer songs are a staple of the music biz. But what constitutes a true "summer song"? Fresh Air's music panel---Marc Jordan, Wendy Lands and Liam Titcomb---tackled that question...with a little help from Connie.
Listen audio (runs 13:54)
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Now that you've heard them talk about SUMMER music, you'll want to know more about THEIR take time to visit:
Wendy and
Liam's websites.


0730 World Music columnist Reuben Maan joined guest host Connie Sinclair to profile Malian musician Vieux Farka Touré, who's currently touring Ontario.
To hear their conversation, go to Reuben's World Music

0800 Mirella Amato knows beer. She's Canada's only Master Cicerone---the beer equivalent of a wine sommelier. As such, Mirella knows what beers are best matched to your Canada Day celebrations. She shared her suggestions with Connie.
Listen audio (runs 8:48)
For more info about Mirella and her wonderful world of beer, check out her
Beerology website.

0830 Aria Tesolin began singing opera in public when she was 8 years old. She's still singing at 19...but now she's composing her own music and writing her own lyrics. That's when she's not writing verse and taking part in poetry slams. Aria joined Connie to talk about both her music and her spoken word poetry.
Listen audio (runs 7:49)
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Aria's first full length album is called "Ascension". Aria will perform at The Spoke Club in Toronto on July the 24th. Learn more at Aria's website

SUNDAY June 23

0730 She calls her music "misty folk". Her name is Kaiya Smith Blackburn...but she performs as "Cade". Kaiya came into the studio to talk about her forthcoming EP Semicircles with guest host Danielle Harder.
Listen audio (runs 9:23)
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Kaiya (AKA Cade) will appear at at the Magpie Taproom in Toronto on July the 8th and then at the Cameron House in Toronto on July the 10th.
For more on Kaiya's music, you can visit her Cade website.

0800 Some people go for sedate canoe trips that last just a couple of days. Then...there's Kevin Callan. He's embarking on a MAJOR paddling expedition. He calls it "Once Around Algonquin"...and Kevin elaborated when he sat down with Danielle.
Listen audio (runs 10:05)
Keep track of Kevin's "Once Around Algonquin" adventures at his Happy Camper website.

0830 Eric Challenger had a dream...a dream to build a golf course. And that's just what he did...with a "little" help from family and friends. Eric joined guest host Danielle Harder to talk about the challanges that he surmounted.
Listen audio (runs 9:10)
The Woodview Golf Course in Woodview, northeast of Peterborough, opens to the public this weekend (June 22/23).
Book your tee time by going to the Woodview Golf Course website.