Mainstreet NS | Feb 25, 2013 | 13:07

Standing Up for the Standing Ovation

The standing ovation is a time honoured Halifax tradition. But some worry it has lost its meaning. Stephanie interviews a performer and a fan for their view on how audiences should be showing their appreciation.

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Mainstreet NS - Super Nova ScotianNov 1, 2013 | 7:59Mainstreet NS Super Nova Scotian Audio
Mainstreet NS Super Nova Scotian Nov 1, 2013 | 7:59A 10-year-old boy from the Annapolis Valley has become the youngest person to discover a supernova, trumping his sister's record.
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Mainstreet NS Mom wants to learn from her son's journey to extremism, and Syria Jan 6, 2015 | 16:00Chris Boudreau tells Mainstreet's Stephanie Domet we need a public inquiry into recruitment and radicalization in Canada.
Mainstreet NS - Guilty but not sorry - victim's dad about convicted men in child porn caseNov 25, 2014 | 16:21Mainstreet NS Guilty but not sorry - victim's dad about convicted men in child porn case Audio
Mainstreet NS Guilty but not sorry - victim's dad about convicted men in child porn case Nov 25, 2014 | 16:21Stephanie talks a man whose name we cannot mention about two guilty pleas from young men whose names we cannot mention in a case that involved the man's daughter whose name we also cannot mention.
Mainstreet NS - Smart AleckAug 4, 2014 | 24:00Mainstreet NS Smart Aleck Audio
Mainstreet NS Smart Aleck Aug 4, 2014 | 24:00Bill Roach and his smart aleck-y friends try to connect the word "hello", blues legend Robert Johnson, synesthesia, a 10 year old ski jumper, glass shattering voices, and acoustic kitties.
Mainstreet NS - Ecology Action Centre and DNR Minister on forestry allocationsOct 20, 2014 | 16:00Mainstreet NS Ecology Action Centre and DNR Minister on forestry allocations Audio
Mainstreet NS Ecology Action Centre and DNR Minister on forestry allocations Oct 20, 2014 | 16:00Stephanie talks with Matt Miller, then Zach Churchill, ahead of a public meeting about how government is allocating wood on Nova Scotia's western crown lands.
Mainstreet NS - Bob Bancroft calls for a shake-up at DNRDec 15, 2014 | 12:08Mainstreet NS Bob Bancroft calls for a shake-up at DNR Audio
Mainstreet NS Bob Bancroft calls for a shake-up at DNR Dec 15, 2014 | 12:08Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft tells Stephanie Domet he thinks Nova Scotia's Department of Natural Resources is failing our forests.
Mainstreet NS - pajama pants taken to a logical conclusion, part 2Jan 9, 2013 | 6:52Mainstreet NS pajama pants taken to a logical conclusion, part 2 Audio
Mainstreet NS pajama pants taken to a logical conclusion, part 2 Jan 9, 2013 | 6:52Stephanie talks to a couple coworkers about her deep-seated issues around casual pants. And CBC technician Jacob Smith reveals he has taken wearing pajama pants in public to a whole new level.
Mainstreet NS - update on Chen Qing, "the mattress king"Oct 2, 2014 | 11:07Mainstreet NS update on Chen Qing, "the mattress king" Audio
Mainstreet NS update on Chen Qing, "the mattress king" Oct 2, 2014 | 11:07Earlier this year, we met an international student at SMU who has started his own business, and wants to become a permanent resident. But he doesn't fit into any immigration categories, and even high powered help couldn't change that.
Mainstreet NS - sex worker Debbie speaks to MSVU studentsNov 25, 2014 | 14:05Mainstreet NS sex worker Debbie speaks to MSVU students Audio
Mainstreet NS sex worker Debbie speaks to MSVU students Nov 25, 2014 | 14:05This is a condensed excerpt from a speech Debbie made on Monday 24 November.
Mainstreet NS - Robert Wright InterviewDec 22, 2014 | 17:48Mainstreet NS Robert Wright Interview Audio
Mainstreet NS Robert Wright Interview Dec 22, 2014 | 17:48A conversation about the conversations men could be having to change misogynistic attitudes, like the ones posted online by some dentistry students at Dalhousie.
Mainstreet NS - Grimm vs. Disney ... and the Changing Fairy TaleOct 3, 2012 | 11:37Mainstreet NS Grimm vs. Disney ... and the Changing Fairy Tale Audio
Mainstreet NS Grimm vs. Disney ... and the Changing Fairy Tale Oct 3, 2012 | 11:37The Grimms' fairy tales were first published 200 years ago. We talk to scholar Jack Zipes about what's at stake when we try to sanitize them today.
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Mainstreet NS Forward reThinking: progress since the Ivany Report Oct 2, 2014 | 15:48We hear from Saeed El-Darahali of the oneNS Coalition, Susanna Fuller of the Ivany Commission, commentator Bill Black, head of APEC Elizabeth Beale, and atmospheric scientist Tom Duck on what's happened since the Ivany report came out, and what needs to h
Mainstreet NS - PPP panel on TD Kids Book ClubOct 28, 2014 | 15:05Mainstreet NS PPP panel on TD Kids Book Club Audio
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Mainstreet NS - DNR Minister Zach Churchill responds to criticsDec 17, 2014 | 12:10Mainstreet NS DNR Minister Zach Churchill responds to critics Audio
Mainstreet NS DNR Minister Zach Churchill responds to critics Dec 17, 2014 | 12:10Nova Scotia's Minister of Natural of Natural Resources tells Stephanie Domet the government is trying to take a balanced approach to managing the province's forests.
Mainstreet NS - The Physics of Court DanceOct 16, 2012 | 7:33Mainstreet NS The Physics of Court Dance Audio
Mainstreet NS The Physics of Court Dance Oct 16, 2012 | 7:33We get jiggy with a physics professor teaching the must-have moves of 15th century court dances.

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