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NL: The Weekend AM

 

NL: The Weekend AM

As comedian Andy Jones famously says, The Weekend Arts Magazine explores our "Galoot of a culture." Join host Chris O'Neill-Yates as she tours artist studios and galleries, jumps on stage with clowns, comedians and musicians and chats with the province's latest literary lights. Stay connected to the province's many festivals and hear about the growing business of art on WAM.

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The weird and wonderful world of dolphins

Are dolphins intelligent, playful creatures or are they wild, sexually aggressive ocean mammals?

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The GDP and you

Why should you care about the GDP and a recession?

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The Art of Personal Branding

UTI takes marketing lessons from big brands and applies them to you.

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Season finale: political panel

How relevant are politics to indigenous youth in 2015?

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Dean Burry - Artistic Director of the Canadian Children's Opera Company.

Newfoundland composer Dean Burry has landed the gig as the Artistic Director of the Canadian Children's Opera Company. Dean is originally from Gander, he's made a name for himself as a composer of children's opera and as an opera educator-facilitator. He

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Barry Parsons of Rock Recipes - More Great Food and Photos From My Newfoundland Kitchen

Barry Parsons has built a food blogging empire....on Empire Avenue in St. John's. Barry has millions of followers on Rock Recipes ...yes millions for some of his recipes. Half a million followers on social media. Last year he had a smash success in Newfou

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A new documentary tells the story of a Newfoundland Pony rescue

"Where Once They Mattered" is the name of a new documentary about The NL pony. That documentary will screen on CBC next weekend. Chris Richardson is the director adn we're going to talk to him this morning. But first here's a scene from the with well kno

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New children's book helps the Inuit of Labrador celebrate the 250th anniversary of their peace treaty with the British

The Inuit of Labrador have just celebrated the 1765 treaty they signed with the British. The treaty brought an end to the Inuit wars and set the stage for trade with English settlers. At the celebrations this week in Rigolet, "Caubvik's Summer" was launch

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Megan Coles - award-winning short story writer and playwright.

She's the first writer in residence at the St. John's Arts and Culture Centre. She'll be producing her own work for the stage, as well as new plays by brand new playwrights.

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How letters written by an American debutante throw light on life during the 1920s in White Bay, Newfoundland.

It's a Glorious Country : Letters From Newfoundland 1924-1925 is a new book about Florence Clothier's adventures on Sop's Island in White Bay, Newfoundland. Florence was hired by the International Grenfell Association to teach in the now resettled communi

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Dianne Whelan - 500 days in the wild

The Trans Canada Trail is the longest trail in the world. It was conceptualized in 1992, it is officially opening 2017. The trail is nearly 24,000 kilometers from the Atlantic to the Pacific to the Arctic oceans, linking 1000 Canadian communities. 500 Day

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A Stroke in Time - Gerard Doran’s debut novel

The Royal St. John's Regatta is celebrating 199 years this year. The oldest sporting event in North America, is bound to have a few good stories. A Stroke in Time is the story of a crew from Outer Cove in 1901. It takes us on their journey to victory.

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Ashley Harding - St. John's Super Hero Project

Calling all crime fighters, evil villains, and anyone else looking to show off their alter-ego: the St. John's Super Hero Project wants you. A local photographer is making a gallery of 100 super heroes on the streets of St. John's.

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Robert C Parsons - Author of "Murder on the Rock"

Robert C Parsons - Newfoundland ship wreck and historical author. In this new collection, there are tales of kidnappers, cold blooded murderers, cannibals in 59 stories of crime and punishmnet from the 1700s to present day.

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Larry Mathews is the editor of a new collection of short fiction from breakwater

The collection features 10 stories from 10 different authors. Angela Antle asked Larry what his parameters were.

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Cutepolish

Cutepolish is Newfoundlander Sandi Ball's brand. She has hundreds of thousands of followers on Youtube, over 70,000 twitter fans and over 13 million of friends on Facebook all of whom cannot get enough of her DIY nail polish tutorials.

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The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (Julia Halfyard)

That musical is based on the well known 1959 novel by Moredcai Richler. Disney composer Alan Menken - winner of 8 Oscars, 1 Tony and 11 Grammys is behind the music and our very own Julia Halfyard plays Duddy's mother and other characters.

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Amy Bowring - Down to Bowrings

"Down to Bowrings" is the title of Derrick Bowring's memoir. The book looks at the changes in Newfoundland society from the depression right up through Confederation and into the 2000s when the brand briefly reappeared in St. John's.

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Ian Vardy

Ian Vardy - Fundraising for Schools in Burkina Faso.

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Tara Jane Feener - 100 Days of Nfld

Tara Jane Feener - 100 Days of Nfld

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Frank Gogos - "The Royal Newfoundland Regiment in the Great War"

The book is an incredible resource for anyone retracing the steps of Newfoundland's soldiers in World War I.

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New book from artist Marlene Creates

Brickle, Nish and Knobbly is the name of a new book from artist Marlene Creates.

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Irene Sankoff and David Hein - rock musical about Gander during 9/11

The La Jolla Playhouse is about to stage a world premiere of a Newfoundland story. It's called Come From Away and it's a rock musical about Gander during 9/11.

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Marilyn Churley's new book "Shameless."

Marilyn Churley has written about this in her new book "Shameless."

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John Kennedy - History and Renewal of Labrador's Inuit-Metis

John Kennedy is the editor of the book.

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Reveen family is coming to St. John's

The whole Reveen family is coming to St. John's next week to donate one of Peter Reveen's beaded red tuxedos to the arts centre.

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Winter in Tilting, a new book from architect Robert Mellin

Winter in Tilting, a new book from architect Robert Mellin.

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