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Sat April 16 and Sun April 17

Saturday

Vancouver poet, Jeff Steudel, reads a couple poems from his collection Foreign Park, which has been nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize.

CBC music producer, Michael Juk, explores extremes in music through a two part music column: soft/LOUD. This week he looks at how soft, quiet, and even silent sounds have been used by great composers. Next week, he tackles loud.

Longevity columnist, Sharon Basaraba, on the health perks of coffee.

Mike Elliott, owner of Kettle River Canoes in Grand Forks shares how to restore your old canoe for the intrepid canoe lover.

Biliana Velkova's exhibit Fake Plastic Trees, being put on this month as part of the Capture Photography festival, explores the commodification of Canadian landscapes.

Sunday

Cookbook author, Nettie Cronish, has a new book out called Nourish with 100 different ways to include seeds, nuts and beans in our diets. 

June Goldsmith, classic music columnist, on the significance of Beethoven's "Ode to Joy."

It's been almost a year since Luke Marston's sculpture Shore to Shore was unveiled in Stanley Park and he fills us in on what he's working on now.



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