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The Backbeat

Musicologist Steve Baur takes us through the history of the backbeat.

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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.
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 - 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 - Tom Jackson and the Huron CarolNov 22, 2012 | 10:46Mainstreet NS Tom Jackson and the Huron Carol Audio
Mainstreet NS Tom Jackson and the Huron Carol Nov 22, 2012 | 10:46Tom Jackson stops by to talk about this year's fundraising for foodbanks through the now-traditional Huron Carol concerts.
Mainstreet NS - What does Cornwallis mean to us now?May 27, 2013 | 26:55Mainstreet NS What does Cornwallis mean to us now? Audio
Mainstreet NS What does Cornwallis mean to us now? May 27, 2013 | 26:55We talk to historians, people on the streets of Halifax, and our listeners about the legacy of Edward Cornwallis, the founder of Halifax.
Mainstreet NS - NFB and Dal collaborate on online oceans schoolDec 17, 2013 | 10:31Mainstreet NS NFB and Dal collaborate on online oceans school Audio
Mainstreet NS NFB and Dal collaborate on online oceans school Dec 17, 2013 | 10:31Our oceans guy Boris Worm tells guest host Jackie Torrens about segments he's filmed for an online ocean school.
Mainstreet NS - Amanda Lindhout on 15 months in captivity in SomaliaOct 24, 2014 | 9:54Mainstreet NS Amanda Lindhout on 15 months in captivity in Somalia Audio
Mainstreet NS Amanda Lindhout on 15 months in captivity in Somalia Oct 24, 2014 | 9:54Stephanie talks to Amanda Linhout about the story detailed in her award-winning memoir A House in the Sky.
Mainstreet NS - Author meets TD Kids Book ClubOct 31, 2014 | 12:38Mainstreet NS Author meets TD Kids Book Club Audio
Mainstreet NS Author meets TD Kids Book Club Oct 31, 2014 | 12:38Kathy Stinson meets with the kids from Central Spryfield Elementary who make up our TD Kids Book Club
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 - Ghostbusters ScriptNov 27, 2014 | 9:34Mainstreet NS Ghostbusters Script Audio
Mainstreet NS Ghostbusters Script Nov 27, 2014 | 9:34Local filmmaker Sean Grady tells us why he wrote a screenplay for a Ghostbusters sequel, and then put someone else's name on it.
Mainstreet NS - Young Canada Reads .. Talks!Apr 9, 2012 | 12:12Mainstreet NS Young Canada Reads .. Talks! Audio
Mainstreet NS Young Canada Reads .. Talks! Apr 9, 2012 | 12:12Members of Mainstreet's 2012 Young Canada Reads panel get the chance to ask questions of the authors behind the winning book, The Bite of the Mango.
Mainstreet NS - Multi-Million NewPage InvestmentAug 21, 2012 | 7:04Mainstreet NS Multi-Million NewPage Investment Audio
Mainstreet NS Multi-Million NewPage Investment Aug 21, 2012 | 7:04Bill's conversation with theCBC's Jean Laroche about what a major investment from the Province means for restarting operations at the Point Tupper mill.
Mainstreet NS - Teaching Kids to Call 9-1-1Aug 21, 2012 | 12:36Mainstreet NS Teaching Kids to Call 9-1-1 Audio
Mainstreet NS Teaching Kids to Call 9-1-1 Aug 21, 2012 | 12:36Teaching small children when and how to dial 911. We'll bring you the story of a 5-year-old who called 911 to save her mom, and a 4-year-old who dialed 911 to save an imaginary friend.
Mainstreet NS - E-cigarettesAug 21, 2012 | 12:23Mainstreet NS E-cigarettes Audio
Mainstreet NS E-cigarettes Aug 21, 2012 | 12:23Smoking indoors is back, thanks to non-tobacco cigarettes that people can use to help them quit the real kind. We find out more from Steve Machat, the manager of tobacco control for the department of health and wellness.
Mainstreet NS - Response to Deal on Point Tupper MillAug 21, 2012 | 12:49Mainstreet NS Response to Deal on Point Tupper Mill Audio
Mainstreet NS Response to Deal on Point Tupper Mill Aug 21, 2012 | 12:49It's one year since NewPage announced they'd be stopping operations at the Point Tupper Mill. We talk to Victor David of Richmond County and Billy Joe MacLean of Port Hawkesbury about their reaction to the way the deal's shaping up for the mill to change hands.

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