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with Karen Mair

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Karen Mair is live on CBC Radio on 96.1 FM
Weekdays 4:00 to 6:00 PM
Email mainstreetpei@cbc.ca

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The Tall Hat Chronicles

 

tall.jpg1864: The tall hat Chronicles" is playing at the Guild this summer. We have a scene (set in a bar) from that show

  

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That's Graham Putnam, Lennie MacPherson and Rob MacDonald with a scene from "1864: The tall hat chronicles" They dropped in to tell Kerry Campbell about the show 

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Evangeline recording

 

brazier.jpgAdam Brazier, the new artistic director with the Charlottetown Festival, speaks with Kerry Campbell about the new soundtrack to Evangeline.He'll also talk about the future of the Charlottetown Festival

 

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Potato Salad

The executive chef from the Redwater Grill in Charlottetown Jane Crawford joined Kerry Campbell to talk about potato salad, tips, tricks, a recipe or two

 

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The Ballad of Stompin' Tom

 

photo (1).JPGThe musical The Ballad of Stompin' Tom is on at the Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside. Catherine O'Brien is the director, Cameron MacDuffee plays Stompin' Tom and Darren Keay portrays a number of roles. They spoke with Karen Mair

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Mainstreet on the Map - Jander Talen

 

jander.jpgHe misses water from a tap - especially hot water. But Jander Talen from PEI's north shore will be heading back soon to his teaching job in Uganda.He spoke to Karen Mair for Mainstreet on the Map.

 

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Governor General David Johnston

 

GG.jpgHis Excellancy the Right Honourable David Johnston was on PEI for a visit for a few days and visited our Mainstreet studio with Karen Mair.


 

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Dutch Thompson - D Day

 

dday.jpgDutch Thompson brings us memories of D Day 

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                             Halifax Harbour

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                            Charles Gallant

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                             John Rendall

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                                                  Margaret Quinn

                             

Mainstreet on the Map - Doug MacNearney

 

dougMacMap.jpgHe's tracking caribou near Jasper Alberta during the week and winning Battles of the bands on the weekends.

 Doug MacNearney from Brudenell joins Karen Mair for Mainstreet on the Map

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What to Wear to the Birth of a Nation

 

w2w.jpgThe 1864 Charlottetown Conference included a group of politicians known as the Fathers of Confederation.

But in 2014 you have an opportunity to shift the focus to the women who were also here.

Laurie Campbell and Rebecca Parent have developed a show called What to Wear to the Birth of a Nation.

They spoke with Kerry Campbell

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Lennie Gallant

Lennie Gallant needs your help with his new show searching for Abegweit. The musician is looking for photographs of PEI country stores, like the one his grandfather used to run. He spoke with Kerry Campbell 

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