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Living Out Loud - Foreign Travel - Part 1Dec 21, 2012 | 24:58Living Out Loud Foreign Travel - Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud Foreign Travel - Part 1 Dec 21, 2012 | 24:58When Raffy Boudjikanian (BOO-JEE-CAR-NYAN) travelled to Turkey to sit among the ruins of the ancient hilltop town where his Armenian great grandfather used to live before being taken away to be killed, he expected to be angry. What he didn't expect was a question that suddenly sprung up and urgently needed an answer; "can I forgive?" Judy McFarlane travels to a village in Rwanda with a shipment of blankets made by women in Vancouver, home made blankets - that is if you can call prison a home.
Living Out Loud - Foreign Travel - Part 2Dec 21, 2012 | 27:28Living Out Loud Foreign Travel - Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud Foreign Travel - Part 2 Dec 21, 2012 | 27:28"Women of Morocco". Carma Jolly travels to Morocco to talk with three women who live very different lives; One is a mother of two young children who has done something very rare in Morocco; she's left an abusive husband and taken refuge in a women's shelter. Another is a young single woman living confidently and alone with a car, a job and her own apartment. The third is is an older woman who says she's lived a happy life even if most of it has been spent behind the closed doors of her family home.
Living Out Loud - The Making of Handel's "Messiah" - Part 1Dec 14, 2012 | 24:58Living Out Loud The Making of Handel's "Messiah" - Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud The Making of Handel's "Messiah" - Part 1 Dec 14, 2012 | 24:58A small town Ontario choral society plucks up its courage, musters all its resources and puts on a performance of Handel's great masterpiece. We go behind the scenes to hear how it all got started. Also we go to Europe to hear how Handel conceived and composed it in such a short time. And do you know why when the choir sings "For unto us a child is born" the accent in the wrong place? Test your knowledge with our Messiah quiz.
Living Out Loud - The Making of Handel's "Messiah" - Part 2Dec 14, 2012 | 27:28Living Out Loud The Making of Handel's "Messiah" - Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud The Making of Handel's "Messiah" - Part 2 Dec 14, 2012 | 27:28In Parry Sound Ontario, the local choral society finally gets on stage but not without a few mishaps on the way. And we hear how Handel beat charges of blasphemy and what happened to Messiah after Handel's death when the Victorians decided bigger was better - much much bigger!
Living Out Loud - Hockey lockout show - Part 1Dec 7, 2012 | 24:58Living Out Loud Hockey lockout show - Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud Hockey lockout show - Part 1 Dec 7, 2012 | 24:58Ashley Walters visits with Wally Stanowski, 93, and one of the great players who helped build the league in the early days of hockey; Wally had seven seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs and won four Stanley Cups. PLUS; Foster Hewitt and coaching tips from Gordie Howe and Red Kelly!
Living Out Loud - Hockey lockout show - Part 2Dec 7, 2012 | 27:28Living Out Loud Hockey lockout show - Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud Hockey lockout show - Part 2 Dec 7, 2012 | 27:28Ashley Walters meets another great from yesteryear; Danny Lewicki, ex Leafs, Chicago Black Hawks and New York Rangers. PLUS "The Lightning; the slowest team in a very slow league.
Living Out Loud - Going back and moving on - Part 1Dec 2, 2012 | 24:58Living Out Loud Going back and moving on - Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud Going back and moving on - Part 1 Dec 2, 2012 | 24:58Carolina Echeverria returns to Chile in order to be able to forget her painful past there. Dan Misener and friends return to an old graveyard to give back what was taken. Suzanne Ahearne crosses the Atlantic on a real ship but with a cargo of memories and unfinished business.
Living Out Loud - Going back and moving on - Part 2Dec 2, 2012 | 27:28Living Out Loud Going back and moving on - Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud Going back and moving on - Part 2 Dec 2, 2012 | 27:28Andra McCartney retraces her steps quite literally; in her mid 40's she's re-learning to walk. Travis Schouten fought in Afghanistan but is struggling to escape images from the past. For Corinna Hodgson, moving on meant walking a couple of hundred steps, at night, from a Toronto subway station to her home.
Living Out Loud - The Spanish Crucible - Episode 2 (Part 1)Nov 16, 2012 | 24:58Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Episode 2 (Part 1) Audio
Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Episode 2 (Part 1) Nov 16, 2012 | 24:58Drawing on interviews recorded nearly fifty years ago but never before broadcast, this second and final part of "The Spanish Crucible" takes us to the battlefields of the Spanish civil war to ask how did the Canadians fight, how did they die and why were the survivors harrassed and spied on by the RCMP?
Living Out Loud - The Spanish Crucible - Episode 2 (Part 2)Nov 16, 2012 | 27:28Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Episode 2 (Part 2) Audio
Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Episode 2 (Part 2) Nov 16, 2012 | 27:28Drawing on interviews recorded nearly fifty years ago but never before broadcast, this second and final part of "The Spanish Crucible" takes us to the battlefields of the Spanish civil war to ask how did the Canadians fight, how did they die and why were the survivors harrassed and spied on by the RCMP?
Living Out Loud - The Spanish Crucible - Episode 1 (Part 2)Nov 11, 2012 | 27:28Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Episode 1 (Part 2) Audio
Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Episode 1 (Part 2) Nov 11, 2012 | 27:28Show 1 part 2 "The road to Spain" The Spanish civil war, 1936 -1939. More than 1600 Canadians went to fight to defend its elected government against a military coup led by General Francisco Franco. Over 400 of them died in battle or went missing. The exact figures will never be known. Who were these men? Why did they volunteer to risk their lives for a cause some of them hardly knew anything about? How did they fight? How did they die? And why were the survivors who limped home in defeat treated so badly - some blacklisted - even spied on by police and government officials? Thanks to an remarkable archive of recordings made nearly fifty years ago but until now never broadcast we can answer those questions and present, for the first time, the Spanish civil war as witnessed by Canadians who fought in the front lines. The story is told in two special editions of Living out Loud.
Living Out Loud - The Spanish Crucible - Episode 1 (Part 1)Nov 9, 2012 | 24:59Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Episode 1 (Part 1) Audio
Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Episode 1 (Part 1) Nov 9, 2012 | 24:59"The road to Spain" - part 1 of two special episodes The Spanish civil war, 1936 -1939. More than 1600 Canadians went to fight to defend its elected government against a military coup led by General Francisco Franco. Over 400 of them died in battle or went missing. The exact figures will never be known. Who were these men? Why did they volunteer to risk their lives for a cause some of them hardly knew anything about? How did they fight? How did they die? And why were the survivors who limped home in defeat treated so badly - some blacklisted - even spied on by police and government officials? Thanks to a remarkable archive of recordings made nearly fifty years ago but until now never broadcast we can answer those questions and present, for the first time, the Spanish civil war as witnessed by Canadians who fought on the front lines. The story is told in two special editions of Living out Loud.
Living Out Loud - The Spanish Crucible - Michael Petrou #1Nov 7, 2012 | 1:47Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Michael Petrou #1 Audio
Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Michael Petrou #1 Nov 7, 2012 | 1:47November 1936 Michael Petrou reads a letter in the National archives written by Hazen Size to his aunt in Canada which describes working under bombardment in Madrid. PLUS Rosaleen Ross describing how she gave blood herself and saw the tranfusion 'bring men back from the dead'
Living Out Loud - The Spanish Crucible - Peter Hunter #2Nov 7, 2012 | 2:32Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Peter Hunter #2 Audio
Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Peter Hunter #2 Nov 7, 2012 | 2:32Peter Hunter - at that time an organiser for the Young Communist League - describes how in Toronto he organised volunteers who came from all over Canada getting them fitted up to go to Spain with cheap clothes, some money and a ticket to New York to get the ship to Europe - trying to make them look like tourists to dodge the RCMP - it was illegal to go to fight in Spain.
Living Out Loud - The Spanish Crucible - Jules Paivio #3Nov 7, 2012 | 1:10Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Jules Paivio #3 Audio
Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Jules Paivio #3 Nov 7, 2012 | 1:10Jules Paivio describes his journey from France to Spain - over goat tracks high in the Pyrenees mountains.

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