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SATURDAY November 16

Host: Mary Ito

0730 The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Scott Kettles is general manager of the CLGA and Don McLeod is a long time volunteer. They talked about its significance in the context of the evolution of gay rights through the past 40 years.
Listen audio (runs 13:39)
Learn more about the Archives at the CLGA website.

0800 The devastating impact of Typhoon Haiyan continues to be felt in the Philippines. Here in Ontario, members of Canada's Filipino community have mobilized to help family and friends who've been affected. Toronto musician Casey Mecija is one of those people.
Listen audio (runs 7:06)
Casey will perform at a special fundraiser in support of disaster relief efforts in the Philippines. It's presented by the Kapisanan Philippine Centre for Arts and Culture and it takes place on December 4th at Toronto's Great Hall.
You can visit the Kapisanan Philippine Centre's website for more information.

0830 Jackie Richardson is a commanding presence when she steps on stage to sing. But for many years throughout her long and successful career, she suffered from a serious case of stage fright. She talked about the challenges involved in surmounting it.
Listen audio (runs 14:06)
Jackie will be part of a special show presented by Acting Up Stage Company. It's called "UnCovered: Sting & The Police". It plays one night only---November 18---at Koerner Hall in Toronto.
Learn more at the Acting Up website.