May 12, 2013 | 19:29WAM WAM May 04-05 Liner Notes - Chris Picco Audio
WAM WAM May 04-05 Liner Notes - Chris Picco May 12, 2013 | 19:29Time for Liner Notes, and this morning on the Weekend AM we feature Chris Picco with his new CD "The Beach".
Like many a Newfoundlander before him, Chris Picco set out for the bright lights of Toronto at a young age. That's where he got started as a s
May 5, 2013 | 17:06WAM WAM May 04-05 Liner Notes - Colleen Power Audio
WAM WAM May 04-05 Liner Notes - Colleen Power May 5, 2013 | 17:06Time for Liner Notes, and this morning on the WAM we feature Colleen Power with her new french-language songs CD "Le Bonheur Domestique".
Colleen Power is a bilingual singer/songwriter best known for her witty lyrics, irresistible melodies and disarmi
May 4, 2013 | 10:02WAM WAM May 04-05 Krista Jameson Audio
WAM WAM May 04-05 Krista Jameson May 4, 2013 | 10:02Krista Jameson is one of the people behind a new series of videos called "All Around the Table" that focus on the traditions of keeping gardens in Newfoundland. Krista works for the Food Security Network and she's joined us this morning.
Link to the R
Apr 28, 2013 | 16:59WAM WAM April 27-28 Liner Notes - Psychobilly Cadillacs Audio
WAM WAM April 27-28 Liner Notes - Psychobilly Cadillacs Apr 28, 2013 | 16:59Time for Liner Notes, and this morning on the WAM we feature the Psychobilly Cadillacs with their new self-titled release 6 song EP.
The Psychobilly Cadillacs formed in the late 80's after playing country n' blisterin' music and are from St. John's, Ne
Apr 27, 2013 | 6:09WAM WAM April 27-28 Sheldon Smithens Audio
WAM WAM April 27-28 Sheldon Smithens Apr 27, 2013 | 6:09If you've got a barn or basement full of great stuff - you're in luck.
That dynamic duo - the "Canadian Pickers" - are making a return visit to our province. They'll be filming in June. Sheldon Smithens is one half of "Canadian Pickers".
Apr 21, 2013 | 11:00WAM WAM April 20-21 Mark Callanan and James Langer Audio
WAM WAM April 20-21 Mark Callanan and James Langer Apr 21, 2013 | 11:00An anthology of contemporary poets offers an opportunity to gauge the progress gained or themes explored by writers from a somewhat similar time.
Breakwater Books this week will launch their Book of Contemparary Newfoundland Poetry. It includes work fr
Apr 21, 2013 | 13:30WAM WAM April 20-21 Michael Massie and Lisa Moore Audio
WAM WAM April 20-21 Michael Massie and Lisa Moore Apr 21, 2013 | 13:30Cuts to College of the North Atlantic's Visual Arts Program in Stephenville raise the ire of students past. The College lost more than 100 jobs across all disciplines and areas of operation across the province, including the entire Visual Arts Program, a
Apr 21, 2013 | 5:54WAM WAM April 20-21 David Kelleher-Flight Audio
WAM WAM April 20-21 David Kelleher-Flight Apr 21, 2013 | 5:54Praised by Opera News for his "flawless diction and flexible lyric baritone," St. John's singer David Kelleher-Flight will, tonight, tread the boards of the venerable New York City Center theater in his New York City Opera debut.
David graduated from M
Apr 21, 2013 | 8:02WAM WAM April 20-21 Alan Doyle Audio
WAM WAM April 20-21 Alan Doyle Apr 21, 2013 | 8:02Great Big Sea are on the great big road, touring great big North America in support of their new cd, XX.
That's twenty years, not XX strength booze in a jug. XX is a two-disc collection capturing many musical highlights from the band's career, plus s
Apr 21, 2013 | 20:00WAM WAM April 20-21 Liner Notes - Duo Concertante Audio
WAM WAM April 20-21 Liner Notes - Duo Concertante Apr 21, 2013 | 20:00Time for Liner Notes, and this morning on the Weekend Arts Magazine we feature Duo Concertante, Nancy Dahn on violin and Timothy Steeves on piano, with their new recording - the complete sonatas for violin and piano by Beethoven.
Duo Concertante have t
Apr 20, 2013 | 8:18WAM Tanya Shirley Audio
WAM Tanya Shirley Apr 20, 2013 | 8:18Tanya Shirley is a Jamaica-born poet whose debut collection of poems, She Who Sleeps With Bones, was a Jamaican best-seller in 2009.
Apr 14, 2013 | 6:02WAM WAM April 13-14 Joan Sullivan Audio
WAM WAM April 13-14 Joan Sullivan Apr 14, 2013 | 6:02I received a press release from MUN recently that said "As of April 1, Newfoundland and Labrador's oldest magazine, the Newfoundland Quarterly, officially became a public engagement unit of Memorial University."
The Quarterly has been around for many y
Apr 14, 2013 | 9:58WAM WAM April 13-14 Claire Wilkshire Audio
WAM WAM April 13-14 Claire Wilkshire Apr 14, 2013 | 9:58Claire Wilkshire is a freelance writer, editor, translator and teacher.
Now she is a novelist.
Breakwater Books recently launched Claire's first novel, Maxine, a book about writing and about discovery. I spoke with Claire this week.
Apr 14, 2013 | 17:20WAM WAM April 13-14 Liner Notes - Adam McGrath Audio
WAM WAM April 13-14 Liner Notes - Adam McGrath Apr 14, 2013 | 17:20Time for Liner Notes, and this morning we feature Adam McGrath & The Tearjerkers with their new CD, "My Colour Red"
The band is lead by Adam McGrath on vocals/guitar, Mark Peddle on Bass, Jon Ledrew on Guitar and Adam Staple on Drums/Backup Vocals. Th
Apr 13, 2013 | 13:29WAM WAM April 13-14 Chad Pelley Audio
WAM WAM April 13-14 Chad Pelley Apr 13, 2013 | 13:29Chad Pelley is one busy award-winning writer. His short stories have been published all across the country, added to textbooks, and anthologizes. He runs the literary blog Salty Ink, and his debut novel, Away From Everywhere, was a Coles Best-seller and i