May 10, 2013 | 21:59The Current Can art go too far? Audio
The Current Can art go too far? May 10, 2013 | 21:59Everyone became a critic at Alberta's College of Art and Design when a student killed a chicken as part of an art project. But the most powerful critic was the school -- and it swung the axe. Was it performance art or an act of cruelty?
May 11, 2013 | 26:29WireTap It's All Been Done Audio
WireTap It's All Been Done May 11, 2013 | 26:29We explore the idea of recurrence. From an expert on déjà vu, to a young couple who has been through pretty much everything together, even their worst nightmare. Plus, Howard boasts of a new creation only to realize it’s already been invented.
May 8, 2013 | 55:29And the Winner Is The Waltensteins - And the Winner Is Audio
And the Winner Is The Waltensteins - And the Winner Is May 8, 2013 | 55:29n 1998 actor-comedienne Franny Sheridan brought her one-woman show, "The Waltonsteins", to Ottawa. The show tells the story about Franny's family, who lived as good church-going Catholics. But as children would later discover, they were actually Jewish.
May 9, 2013 | 23:59The Current Is the case for austerity crumbling? Audio
The Current Is the case for austerity crumbling? May 9, 2013 | 23:59An influential report written by two Harvard University economists helped convince govts around the world they were spending too much and had to reign it in. Societies convulsed. Now it looks as if the economists' spreadsheet program contained errors.
May 3, 2013 | 53:58Tapestry Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? Audio
Tapestry Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? May 3, 2013 | 53:58Jeanette Winterson is an acclaimed British writer. She was adopted by very religious Pentecostal parents, who hoped she would become a missionary. Instead, Jeanette fell in love with a woman. Her memoir is called Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?