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SUNDAY January 19

Host: Mary Ito

0630 "What's On" columnist Aparita Bhandari offered events and activities to attend around the province.
You'll find links to Aparita's "What's On" recommendations in today's "What's On posting on the Fresh Air website.

0730 Shlomo Schwartzberg is a film critic, teacher, arts journalist and co-founder of the website Critics At Large. He talked about the influence of the films of Steven Spielberg on the world of cinema.
Listen audio (runs 9:07)
Shlomo is offering a series of lectures on the work and influence of Steven Spielberg, titled "Defining Greatness". It's at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre in Toronto. It begins on January 20 and runs through March 17.
The details are at the Centre's website.
For current film reviews by Shlomo, you can visit the Critics At Large website.

0800 Natalia Tukhareli is a bibliotherapist and founder of "Read to Connect". It's a non-profit organization that offers book therapy to community groups. She talked about it's healing powers.
Listen audio (runs 7:45)
For more information on bibliotherapy, you can visit the Read To Connect website.

0830 January is Alzheimer's Awareness Month. Dr. Tiffany Chow is a behavioural neurologist at the Sam and Ida Ross Memory Clinic at Baycrest Health Sciences in Toronto. She talked about the importance of early detection through recognition of the symptoms.
Listen audio (runs 7:56)
Tiffany is also the author of "The Memory Clinic: Stories of Hope and Healing for Alzheimer's Patients and Their Families" published by Penguin.
Here are the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's.