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 10, 2013 | 52:58Living Out Loud "The good Italian?" Audio
Living Out Loud "The good Italian?" Nov 10, 2013 | 52:58What happened to the Jews of Italy under the Fascist government of Benito Mussolini? Newly released documents in Italian archives challenge the long held view that Italy was a relatively safe haven for Jews.
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!"
Feb 17, 2012 | 24:58Living Out Loud February 17, 2012 - Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud February 17, 2012 - Part 1 Feb 17, 2012 | 24:58A respectable grandmother once enjoyed a wild and profitable ride on the wrong side of the law. A former driver for an escort service remembers the joys of this dangerous work. A love affair with computers gets a teenager into deep trouble.
Dec 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.
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.
Mar 8, 2013 | 24:58Living Out Loud Finding a voice Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud Finding a voice Part 1 Mar 8, 2013 | 24:58"Just one song"; in the movies they make it seem so easy, but in real life? Eavesdrop on a journalist and his non musical friend as they try to find the creative voice that will lead to a hit song, the real show stopper they crave to compose. "The Change in Farming"; a young composer takes his grandfather's rich voice and even richer old world farming stories and turns them into rap music.
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.
Oct 27, 2013 | 24:57Living Out Loud This Old House part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud This Old House part 1 Oct 27, 2013 | 24:57"The wedding house of J. S. Woodsworth"; this old house has a history and a double life; museum and wedding parlour. "Empty house, empty nest"; this house feels old because of the silence when the the kids left home.
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".
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.
Feb 22, 2013 | 24:58Living Out Loud Shades of black Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud Shades of black Part 1 Feb 22, 2013 | 24:58"I hate being black", Joseph Daley said to his parents his ears ringing with racial epithets hurled at him by his kindergarten classmates. Not any more - not since he began fighting racism with humour and poetry. "Black ghosts of Paris"; in the small Ontario town where she was raised, Julia Browne and her family felt isolated and alone, almost the only black people around. When Julia moved to Paris she found her spiritual home and some long gone but inspiring people she calls her "black ghosts". Jamal Robinson wants a career in broadcasting. When we hooked him up with a top CBC producer he was in for some surprises, most of them good.