Mar 1, 2013 | 24:58Living Out Loud The letter C Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud The letter C Part 1 Mar 1, 2013 | 24:58C is for cancer but also for Courage and Cottages - holiday cottages. "Seana and Jackie" is a story in two voices; Jackie has had cancer surgery and Seana O'Neill runs an organisation called "Cottage dreams". C is for the Cello which Joanne Oasterman saw in a pawn shop and fell in love with. When the cello was sold to someone else Joanne went on a quest to satisfy her dreams and desires.
Mar 1, 2013 | 27:28Living Out Loud The letter C Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud The letter C Part 2 Mar 1, 2013 | 27:28C is Crokinole, a very Canadian board game. It's also for Continuity and Confidence; the confidence a young man needs to tell his father something he doesn't want to hear. C is for Cages - for birds and for people. Alex Samur's father has always kept canaries and when she visited her Christian Arab cousins in Jersusalem she was amazed to find that they do too. C is for Dr. Calamari and his Cabinet of strange sounds and Curious Children.
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.
Feb 22, 2013 | 27:28Living Out Loud Shades of black Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud Shades of black Part 2 Feb 22, 2013 | 27:28"Follow me". Hear the sound of a choir being born, from a gleam in its founder's eye to its first triumphant performance. The Nathaniel Dett Chorale is a professional chamber choir specialising in "Afrocentric music". It's shown how music can bring not just joy and enjoyment but has the power to overcome differences and break down barriers of race and colour.
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.
Feb 15, 2013 | 27:28Living Out Loud "Different trains, different tunnels" Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud "Different trains, different tunnels" Part 2 Feb 15, 2013 | 27:28"Kids again"; when they were young Jay Brown and his brother often explored the train tunnel near their home, plunging into its seductive depths. Years later it still pulls them in. "Infiltrators"; for some people a 'do not enter' sign is an irresistable invitation to open up a manhole to the forbidden tunnels that lie deep below busy city streets. "The Screaming tunnel" near Niagara Falls has a dark and mysterious past and it's where locals and tourists go at midnight to strike a match and scare themselves half to death. Our brave investigator Sam Pane was the only one to venture into its darkness alone.
Feb 8, 2013 | 24:59Living Out Loud Love, loss and longing Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud Love, loss and longing Part 1 Feb 8, 2013 | 24:59"Alfred and Isabel". They fall in love but they can't seem to find a way to stay together and they go their separate ways, live separate lives. But love is strong and stubborn and they keep the flame alive with letters, 81 letters over 25 years. "Nora and George"; a young man goes off to fight in the First World War. His sister Nora cherishes the two letters he sent home before the slaughter claimed him.
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 1, 2013 | 27:28Living Out Loud To B or not to B Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud To B or not to B Part 2 Feb 1, 2013 | 27:28B is for Buddies; two young runners who race arm in arm because one of them is Blind. B is for "bi-racial"; the Best of Both worlds - or is it? B is for Brass Bands and a musician who wonders where he Belongs. B is for bees and the honeyed sweetness of a hobby turned bitter. B is for Betty who at 71 is learning to drive, Bravely and Belatedly.
Feb 1, 2013 | 24:58Living Out Loud To B or not to B Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud To B or not to B Part 1 Feb 1, 2013 | 24:58B is for bassoon and how strange things can happen to a Budding Bassoonist. B is for Bed and Bannock, a guest house in northern
BC which helps guests with the abuse of booze. B is for the Barrage of ads for Body Beautiful and a woman's "Flat Belly Blues".
Jan 25, 2013 | 24:58Living Out Loud Apologies; how do you say you're sorry? Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud Apologies; how do you say you're sorry? Part 1 Jan 25, 2013 | 24:58A childhood accident and an adult apology; Kevin Craig once threw a rock that hit his brother and lied about it for 20 years. Poornima Ranawana writes a letter of apology to her deceased grandfather. Margot Van Sluytman receives an apology from the man who murdered her father.
Jan 25, 2013 | 27:28Living Out Loud Apologies; how do you say you're sorry? Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud Apologies; how do you say you're sorry? Part 2 Jan 25, 2013 | 27:28The town of Cumberland BC apologises to Japanese Canadians
taken away to internment camps during the second world war.
James Motluk discovers his Ukrainian born grandfather was
interned during the First World War. Why do some apologies succeed and others fail? The case of Christian brothers in Toronto and Ottawa.
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.
Jan 18, 2013 | 27:28Living Out Loud A is for Aardvark Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud A is for Aardvark Part 2 Jan 18, 2013 | 27:28For Teresa Goff, A is for Aphasia which has has robbed her once talkative father of his ability to speak to her. As family farms disappear in Canada, A is for the Auction says singer and storyteller Enoch Kent. A is for Annoying and also for Attitude; as in men's refusal in the early days of radio to let women be Announcers. And finally A is for Advice, sex advice, from Amanda Jardine.
Jan 11, 2013 | 24:58Living Out Loud In search of refuge Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud In search of refuge Part 1 Jan 11, 2013 | 24:58When the German army occupied Holland in World War 2, many Dutch families risked their lives to give sanctuary to Jewish children. One was the Smit family. In 1940 Showkie Smith was a fourteen year old girl. She tells how one day her father brought home a little boy, a new 'cousin', to live with the family. Today that 'cousin' is a grateful man in his mid 70's who describes those wartime years in hiding and his new life in Israel.