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SATURDAY September 14

0730 Mirella Amato is a good person to know when the subject is beer or opera. She's a beer specialist and curates her Beerology website. But she's also a former opera singer. Now she's combined her two passions with an event called "Hopera". Mirella elaborated when she joined Mary.
Listen audio (runs 10:22)
"Hopera" takes place at Habits Gastropub in Toronto on September the 19th.
Learn more at the Hopera website.
And check out Mirella's Beerology website while you're at it!

0800 As students go back to university, their learning shouldn't be confined to the classroom---they should also learn to take responsibility for their money. That's personal finance columnist Nisha Patel's opinion...and she talked to Mary about the importance of students learning to both live within a budget and how to manage their student loans.
Listen audio (runs 8:56)

0830 You might know Meg Tilly as an award-winning actress---think "The Big Chill", "Agnes Of God" and televison's "Bomb Girls". But she's also a successful author. And her most recent work has just been published. It's a young adult novel called "A Taste Of Heaven". Meg Tilly joined Mary to talk about her "other" career
Listen audio (runs 20:21)
"A Taste Of Heaven" is published by Penguin Canada.
Mary will interview Meg at Toronto's edition of Word On The Street on Sunday, September the 22nd. That's at Queen's Park Circle and it happens on the Bestsellers Stage between 1:45 and 2:15.
Check the Word On The Street website for more information.
Learn more about Meg's two careers---actress and author---at Meg's website.