Aug 27, 2015 | 17:59Breakaway Tree Man documentary premieres in Montreal Audio
Breakaway Tree Man documentary premieres in Montreal Aug 27, 2015 | 17:59François, a Québécois Christmas tree seller, stars in a documentary called Tree Man. Filmed in New York City, it makes its world premiere in Montreal tomorrow. The CBC's Rachelle Solomon spoke with the filmmakers, and with the tree man himself.
Aug 26, 2015 | 10:17Breakaway Restoring La Gaspesienne #20 fishing boat Audio
Breakaway Restoring La Gaspesienne #20 fishing boat Aug 26, 2015 | 10:17An old fishing boat in the Gaspé is being restored and, for generations to come, will represent an important shift in fishing methods for the region. The CBC's Rachelle Solomon spoke with Musée de la Gaspésie archivist Jeannot Bourdage about the project.
Aug 20, 2015 | 5:47Breakaway Remembering Edith Piaf across Quebec Audio
Breakaway Remembering Edith Piaf across Quebec Aug 20, 2015 | 5:47The 100th anniversary of Edith Piaf's birth was remembered in a special way today. People gathered on street corners across the province to sing her famous song "La Vie en Rose". The CBC's Marie Verville witnessed the performance in Quebec City.
Aug 18, 2015 | 6:55Breakaway St-Fabien welcomes Hollywood Audio
Breakaway St-Fabien welcomes Hollywood Aug 18, 2015 | 6:55A Hollywood crew has invaded a small town in the Lower Saint Lawrence to shoot a scene from a movie about an alien invasion. We'll hear how St. Fabien, near Rimouski, has welcomed Quebec director Denis Villeneuve.
Aug 14, 2015 | 15:40Breakaway Li'l Andy releases The Shigawake Song Audio
Breakaway Li'l Andy releases The Shigawake Song Aug 14, 2015 | 15:40Li'l Andy has performed as part of the Shigawake Music Festival since it began on the Gaspe Coast. The Montreal country singer joined the CBC's Rachelle Solomon in studio to talk about releasing "The Shigawake Song" in time for this year's events.
Aug 11, 2015 | 7:14Breakaway Goodbye l'Agitee, hello l'Anti! Audio
Breakaway Goodbye l'Agitee, hello l'Anti! Aug 11, 2015 | 7:14L'Anti just put down roots on Dorchester Street in downtown Quebec City as a music venue and bar, but they're far from the New Kid on the Block. Our Julia Caron takes a tour with co-owner Jay Manek to hear more about this new endeavor.
Aug 10, 2015 | 16:24Breakaway Wildlife concerts performed from canoes Audio
Breakaway Wildlife concerts performed from canoes Aug 10, 2015 | 16:24The Wildlife Concerts are a summer tradition in the Montmorency forest, north of Quebec City, where the musicians perform from canoes on Lac Bédard, under the stars. The CBC's Rachelle Solomon met with the event founder, Pierre "Le Loup" Vaillancourt.
Aug 7, 2015 | 9:46Breakaway Film screenings to honour Paul Almond Audio
Breakaway Film screenings to honour Paul Almond Aug 7, 2015 | 9:46The movies that Paul Almond shot in the Gaspé will be screened in that very region of the province next week, in the late filmmaker's honour. The CBC's Rachelle Solomon spoke with Jay Iverson who is organizing the event.