Sep 29, 2013 | 19:28WAM WAM Sept 28-29 Liner Notes - Infinitely More Audio
WAM WAM Sept 28-29 Liner Notes - Infinitely More Sep 29, 2013 | 19:28This week on Liner Notes husband and wife gospel duo, Gerald Flemming & Allison Lynn have combined forces to become INFINITELY MORE. Blending Gospel, Praise & Worship, Country, and Jazz, Infinitely More wants to create a fresh new sound for the ancient ch
Dec 8, 2013 | 13:27WAM WAM Dec 07-Dec 08 - Liner Notes - Joanna Barker Audio
WAM WAM Dec 07-Dec 08 - Liner Notes - Joanna Barker Dec 8, 2013 | 13:27This week on Liner Notes, Joanna Barker tells us about writing songs, day jobs and why she's so popular in Rimouski, Quebec. Her debut album was called February and her new Ep is called A Sudden Flame. Joanna represents a new Post-Hey-Rosetta generation o
Sep 28, 2013 | 17:06WAM Greed, Power and Lust - a new book from Bill Rowe Audio
WAM Greed, Power and Lust - a new book from Bill Rowe Sep 28, 2013 | 17:06The premiers: Joey and Frank is a new book from Bill Rowe. The subtitle is Greed, Power and Lust. which will give you a pretty strong hint that this is no dry political science tome...Rowe's book is chock a block with the good, the bad and the bizarre fro
Apr 21, 2013 | 5:54WAM WAM April 20-21 David Kelleher-Flight Audio
WAM WAM April 20-21 David Kelleher-Flight Apr 21, 2013 | 5:54Praised by Opera News for his "flawless diction and flexible lyric baritone," St. John's singer David Kelleher-Flight will, tonight, tread the boards of the venerable New York City Center theater in his New York City Opera debut.
David graduated from M
May 12, 2013 | 19:29WAM WAM May 04-05 Liner Notes - Chris Picco Audio
WAM WAM May 04-05 Liner Notes - Chris Picco May 12, 2013 | 19:29Time for Liner Notes, and this morning on the Weekend AM we feature Chris Picco with his new CD "The Beach".
Like many a Newfoundlander before him, Chris Picco set out for the bright lights of Toronto at a young age. That's where he got started as a s
Sep 15, 2012 | 8:19WAM Jonathan Butler - New book Audio
WAM Jonathan Butler - New book Sep 15, 2012 | 8:19Jonathan Butler is back with his second novel. Jonathan was here a couple years ago with The Return of the Native, a tale of a Newfoundlander coming home and confronting history in more ways than one. History also plays a role in Jonathan's new book, The Shah of Shea Heights. Family history. Jonathan tells the tale of Billy Tucker, a loquacious local thug, who tells us the tale that his father, an even more loquacious thug, tells him. Jonathan tells Mack what The Shah of Shea Heights is all about.
Nov 23, 2012 | 15:14WAM WAM Nov 24-25 Naomi Russell Audio
WAM WAM Nov 24-25 Naomi Russell Nov 23, 2012 | 15:14She plays five instruments and counting.
Still in her teens she is writing her own material and performing it every chance she gets.
Fourteen-year-old Naomi Russell has alreaddy decided on a career.
And as you're about to discover.. I don't think she lacks the drive and ambition to make it happen.
Not to mention she inherited the music gene.
Naomi Russell joined me earlier this week in our studio to chat about her music and to perform a couple of tunes.
Dec 21, 2012 | 6:06WAM WAM Dec22-23 Andrea Monroe Audio
WAM WAM Dec22-23 Andrea Monroe Dec 21, 2012 | 6:06Singer songwriter Andrea Monro first appeared at the annual Feast of Cohen some years ago, when the concert took place at the LSPU Hall. The show has become so big, that it has moved on to the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John's.
And Andrea has progressed, also - a dietitian, a baker, a mother of two ... but she's still a singer and a songwriter. Ready to perform at this year's Feast, the thirteenth.
But the Feast of Cohen will be extra special for Andrea this year. I spoke with her the other day and asked her why that is.
Jan 20, 2013 | 14:40WAM Amy House Audio
WAM Amy House Jan 20, 2013 | 14:40Weekend A.M.: It must be the end of budget year and businesses are cleaning out their accounts. CBC, Fortis, Cox and Palmer and Memorial University announced support for the Arts Council Awards. The Bruneaus fork over a million bucks to the School of Music, and the Resource Centre for the Arts and the LSPU Hall announced that ExxonMobil Canada was going to contribute $30,000 towards operation costs at the Hall and for the production of new Newfoundland and Labrador plays.
What does Amy House say? Amy is the artistic animateur of the Resource Centre for the Arts and she joins me this morning. Welcome back to the Weekend Arts Magazine, Amy.
Apr 21, 2013 | 20:00WAM WAM April 20-21 Liner Notes - Duo Concertante Audio
WAM WAM April 20-21 Liner Notes - Duo Concertante Apr 21, 2013 | 20:00Time for Liner Notes, and this morning on the Weekend Arts Magazine we feature Duo Concertante, Nancy Dahn on violin and Timothy Steeves on piano, with their new recording - the complete sonatas for violin and piano by Beethoven.
Duo Concertante have t
Sep 6, 2013 | 12:01WAM Seamus Heaney: Remembering Mike Boyle Audio
WAM Seamus Heaney: Remembering Mike Boyle Sep 6, 2013 | 12:01The tributes to nobel prize winning poet Seamus Heaney are pouring in from all over the world. Writers, Presidents, and rock stars are weighing in with their favourite Heaney poem or turn of phrase. Indeed everyone who loves Heaney's poems feel like they
Sep 22, 2013 | 13:13WAM The Wonderful Dogfish Racket - Tom Dawe Audio
WAM The Wonderful Dogfish Racket - Tom Dawe Sep 22, 2013 | 13:13Tom Dawe is a godfather of Nfld letters. One of the co-founders of breakwater books, founding editor of the literary journal Tickleace. he's a lifetime member of the Writer's Alliance and part of the NLAC Hall of Honour. he's won provincial and national a
Oct 27, 2013 | 14:25WAM WAM Oct 26-27 Liner Notes - Neil Conway Audio
WAM WAM Oct 26-27 Liner Notes - Neil Conway Oct 27, 2013 | 14:25This week on Liner notes, Angela Antle interviews the singing satirist....Neil Conway. This past Friday, Conway launched his album with a full compliment of well-known local musicians, at a release party at Rocket. This week, Angela delves in the mind of