Feb 8, 2013 | 27:27Living Out Loud Love, loss and longing Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud Love, loss and longing Part 2 Feb 8, 2013 | 27:27"Remembering Angela"; a man a women are found shot dead in an SUV following a 400 kilometer police chase. Cameron Tiesma hears the story on the radio and realises the dead woman was the first love of his life. "David and Lisa"; a love story with a rocky start but a happy ending. And a message; if you want to keep your love learn the tango! "Dear piano"; can you love an inanimate object? Can you fall out of love with an inanimate object? Can you be unfaithful to an inanimate object?! Can Michelle Morra ditch her faithful old piano for a digital keyboard?
Feb 15, 2013 | 24:58Living Out Loud "Different trains, different tunnels" Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud "Different trains, different tunnels" Part 1 Feb 15, 2013 | 24:58"End of the line". For decades "The Northlander" has snaked 700 kilometers from Toronto to Cochrane, through farmland and the hard rock of the Canadian shield - a train with a long and proud history. Last year the Ontario government cancelled it. Some people on its last run were travelling on routine business, others to savour a sad moment and to remember. "Noises off". What is it about train sounds that stimulate our imagination and our memories? We asked people to put on headphones, listen to the sounds of trains and talk.
Nov 17, 2013 | 52:58Living Out Loud The choir show Audio
Living Out Loud The choir show Nov 17, 2013 | 52:58"How do you get to Carnegie Hall?"; for a small Toronto church choir it was sheer dumb luck! PLUS; "Singing with chaperones"; on the road with a youth Choir; AND; "If you're sad or lonely just sing!"
Dec 29, 2013 | 52:57Living Out Loud Mozart HOLIDAY SPECIAL part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud Mozart HOLIDAY SPECIAL part 2 Dec 29, 2013 | 52:57Which of Mozart's arias were composed in return for sexual favours? Do we see in Don Giovanni a coded quest to kill his father? Why did Mozart gamble so recklessly? Was the mysterious "grey messenger" who commissioned the Requiem the harbinger of his d
Jan 18, 2013 | 24:58Living Out Loud A is for Aardvark Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud A is for Aardvark Part 1 Jan 18, 2013 | 24:58"A is for Aardvark" was a popular TV and radio show hosted by Lister Sinclair. We revive it now with the first of a series of "alphabetically themed" programmes - beginning at the beginning, with the letter "A".
PART 1 For Jane Nelson who loves back country skiing, A is for the avalanche that nearly buried her alive. For Billy Miedemar, A is for Animals, but only dead ones. For Nicole Boudreau, A is for Acadia and her beloved but ridiculed Acadian language.
Oct 6, 2013 | 52:58Living Out Loud Crossing Oceans Audio
Living Out Loud Crossing Oceans Oct 6, 2013 | 52:58The Canadian Kontiki"; in 1956 four men and two kittens set out from Halifax on a raft to cross the Atlantic - and they made it. PLUS; Hon Lu's escape from Vietnam"and the sinking of "The Silver".
Oct 13, 2013 | 52:58Living Out Loud Arthur's story Audio
Living Out Loud Arthur's story Oct 13, 2013 | 52:58After twelve years living on the streets of Vancouver Arthur is making a new life for himself in supportive housing but his old life keeps rising up demanding to be heard; you can't peel off the past and throw it away like a bundle of old street clothes.
Nov 3, 2013 | 24:57Living Out Loud Earth air fire and water Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud Earth air fire and water Part 1 Nov 3, 2013 | 24:57"A Viking farewell". Edward Moll, with his brother and sister try to fulfil their father's wishes; to put his ashes in a boat, send it out on Lake Erie, burn it and fire flaming arrows over it - all to the music of Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries".
Dec 8, 2013 | 52:57Living Out Loud A question of gender Audio
Living Out Loud A question of gender Dec 8, 2013 | 52:57"Pray away the gay"; two men who once believed they were sinful 'lost souls' and the woman whose change of heart brought them back into the fold. "Middle C"; listening to a singer changing from woman to man.
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.