Mainstreet PEI

  • Karen Mair

    Mainstreet | Weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m. | 96.1 FM

    Join host Karen Mair as she takes you through the late afternoon with smart conversations that are current and relevant, introducing listeners to news makers, artists and and community members shaping our way of life.

    Posted: Dec 07, 2015 3:16 PM AT
    Last Updated: Dec 07, 2015 3:19 PM AT

Mainstreet PEI Clips

  • Thursday March 15, 2018

    Audio Liz Howard - Griffin Poetry Prize winner

    Liz Howard told Angela Walker what it was like to win the Griffin Poetry Prize for her first collection, and about how her world of science and art collided.

    Listen 9:49
  • Thursday March 15, 2018

    Audio Dutch Thompson - the winter no one forgot

    The by-gone days of PEI, Dutch Thompson talks about winters that no one forgot, with tales of stuck trains, trapped families and levitating horses

    Listen 11:43
  • Wednesday March 14, 2018

    Audio Getting Sadie home

    A Good Samaritan sees a small, black and white dog running on the highway at dusk and pulls over. The little dog is deshevelled, badly matted and hobbling around scared and confused. Without a moment's hesitation that Good Samaritan jumps in to help and ends up rescuing a 13 year old dog with arthritis who had been lost and trying to get home for 5 weeks.

    Listen 10:28
  • Wednesday March 14, 2018

    Audio The healing power of music

    Music therapists Dan Bevan-Baker and Hillary Abbott told Angela Walker about a coffee house in Charlottetown designed to draw public attention to the work that music therapists do on PEI.

    Listen 7:47
  • Tuesday March 13, 2018

    Audio 100 year olds club

    There's a very special club that gets together every once in a while at the Garden Home in Charlottetown. The "100 years club" shared some advice.

    Listen 8:44
  • Tuesday March 13, 2018

    Audio PEI's referendum on electoral reform.

    Marie Burge, a member of the PEI Coalition for Proportional Representation, is speaking out, raising concerns about the apparent lack of planning for an education campaign in advance of PEI's upcoming referendum on electoral reform.

    Listen 8:20
  • Monday March 12, 2018

    Audio Popalopalots for the QEH

    Walking barefoot and blindfolded across a stage covered in mousetraps; trying to get top EI stamps; and creating a live, improvised 90 minute movie: those are some of the grueling events members of the Popalopalots will endure as part of their 26-hour improv marathon to benefit the QEH. Rob MacDonald and Jordan Cameron joined Mainstreet's Kerry Campbell.

    Listen 9:21
  • Friday March 09, 2018

    Audio Spin Time - Ross Munro

    He's comfortable in the kitchen, but does he know anything about music? Chef Ross Munro picked the tunes for us on Spin Time.

    Listen 22:01


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