Monday, December 26, 2011 | Categories: Coming Up |
Monday, December 26
CHINESE LAUNDRY KIDS
Chinese hand laundries used to be a fixture in every town and city. They were so common place that the occupation of "laundryman" became synonymous with the Chinese. They were socially isolated, and endured a life of drudgery and racial hostility. CBC producer Yvonne Gall explores the legacy of these Chinese pioneers through the stories of the children who grew up in their parents' laundries.
Tuesday, December 27
THE ART OF IDEAS
She has spent a lifetime asking questions. Her body of work was never satisfied with the answers. Poet, anarchist, intellectual, former radio producer, and co-creator of the program IDEAS, we honour Phyllis Webb in this documentary by Robert McTavish.
Wednesday, December 28
AT THE FEET OF THE MASTER
Ideas host Paul Kennedy, who was himself a graduate student of Marshall McLuhan, convenes a radio reunion to celebrate the interesting life and influential work of a modern "master" who helped us all to understand media.