Apr 13, 2013 | 13:29WAM WAM April 13-14 Chad Pelley Audio
WAM WAM April 13-14 Chad Pelley Apr 13, 2013 | 13:29Chad Pelley is one busy award-winning writer. His short stories have been published all across the country, added to textbooks, and anthologizes. He runs the literary blog Salty Ink, and his debut novel, Away From Everywhere, was a Coles Best-seller and i
Apr 7, 2013 | 8:34WAM WAM April 6-7 Mayor Dennis O'Keefe Audio
WAM WAM April 6-7 Mayor Dennis O'Keefe Apr 7, 2013 | 8:34At least 16 cruise ships are expected to rumble into St. John's Harbour this year.
Thats a lot of tourists, and the hope, of course, is that they arrive looking to lighten their wallets.
A rousing welcome never hurts, and with that in mind, the city of
Apr 7, 2013 | 18:28WAM WAM April 6-7 Liner Notes - Rod Caines Audio
WAM WAM April 6-7 Liner Notes - Rod Caines Apr 7, 2013 | 18:28Rod Caines comes from a west coast family whose roots extend through several decades of Newfoundland music. If you go back to the 1970's and 80's you'll recall bands like the String Busters, Garrison Hill, and TNT.
It took him a while to get around t
Apr 7, 2013 | 10:26WAM WAM April 6-7 Noreen Golfman Audio
WAM WAM April 6-7 Noreen Golfman Apr 7, 2013 | 10:26Perhaps there was a moment of silence at your local cinema last night. If there wasn't, there should have been.
For many people, Roger Ebert was the movies.
He was the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize. His reviews appeared in over 200 newspa
Apr 6, 2013 | 8:18WAM WAM: Lori Deeley on CNA cuts Audio
WAM WAM: Lori Deeley on CNA cuts Apr 6, 2013 | 8:18It's been a rough few weeks for staff and students at the College of the North Atlantic .
More than 100 jobs are being axed as a result of the recent provincial budget. That means classes and programs are being cut, including the Visual Arts Program.
Mar 30, 2013 | 8:25WAM WAM March 30 - Steady Rain Audio
WAM WAM March 30 - Steady Rain Mar 30, 2013 | 8:25When Aiden Flynn, artistic director of Rabbittown Theatre took up the position of Manager of Programming and Partnerships for the Arts and Culture Centres, some of us thought he might have stepped away from Rabbittown and from acting.
Well, nothing cou
Mar 30, 2013 | 11:03WAM WAM March 30 - Finance minister Jerome Kennedy Audio
WAM WAM March 30 - Finance minister Jerome Kennedy Mar 30, 2013 | 11:03Finance minister Jerome Kennedy brought down his first budget on Tuesday this past week and the effects will be felt by everybody in the province, everywhere in the province.
Workers in the arts and cultural sectors prove no exception.
Mar 24, 2013 | 9:23WAM WAM March 23-24 Kelly Hill Audio
WAM WAM March 23-24 Kelly Hill Mar 24, 2013 | 9:23Do you donate money to your favourite theatre group or dance company? Do you volunteer to set up chairs for a concert or collect tickets at the door or construct sets and costumes?
There are many ways to help our amateur and professional workers in th
Mar 24, 2013 | 7:14WAM WAM March 23-24 Katie Corbett Audio
WAM WAM March 23-24 Katie Corbett Mar 24, 2013 | 7:14Painter Katie Corbett finds herself on the Trans Canada Highway a fair bit, and when you combine that amount of time driving from St. John's to Corner Brook and back with cellphone coverage that drops out somewhere around scenic Green Bay, then you can im
Mar 24, 2013 | 10:16WAM WAM March 23-24 Alisa Palmer Audio
WAM WAM March 23-24 Alisa Palmer Mar 24, 2013 | 10:16Alisa Palmer is the Artistic Director of the English Section of the National Theatre School. Appointed to the position in only January of this year, Alisa is embarking on her first national audition tour, which brings her to St. John's next week.
Mar 24, 2013 | 19:55WAM WAM March 23-24 Liner Notes - Jeff Johnston Audio
WAM WAM March 23-24 Liner Notes - Jeff Johnston Mar 24, 2013 | 19:55Playing together since the mid-80's, pianist Jeff Johnston, bassist Jim Vivian, and drummer Mike Billard have performed and recorded albums with internationally acclaimed guests like trumpeter Kenny Wheeler, guitarist John Abercrombie and saxophonist Dave
Mar 23, 2013 | 5:34WAM WAM March 23-24 Keith Pike Audio
WAM WAM March 23-24 Keith Pike Mar 23, 2013 | 5:34In 1978, Maxim Mazumdar realized his dream of establishing a summer repertory theatre festival and drama academy that would engage young performers and seasoned professionals alike. The place was to be Stephenville and thirty-five years later, the Stephe
Mar 23, 2013 | 6:46WAM WAM March 23-24 Shirley Montague Audio
WAM WAM March 23-24 Shirley Montague Mar 23, 2013 | 6:46You know the Summer draws closer when the year's Trails, Tales and Tunes roster is announced. It is now! Norris Point prepares!
So do Shirley Montague and her crew of trailerwalkerss, tellers and tunesmiths. Intimate venues with a cast of creative l
Mar 23, 2013 | 13:17WAM WAM March 23-24 Doug Dunsmore Audio
WAM WAM March 23-24 Doug Dunsmore Mar 23, 2013 | 13:17Doug Dunsmore moved to St. John's for work, and found his home.
Doug has been instructing at Memorial University's School of Music in St. John's for over thirty years. Doug has retired from the official job, but that does not mean his work is done!