May 2013 Archives

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Great Canadian Travel Bucket List

Great Bear Rainforest.jpgWhen Kim Gray thinks of her favorite Canadian nature adventure, a place in northern BC immediately springs to mind.  Guest host Shauna Powers finds out all about the magical place known as Khutzeymateen.

 

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Perehudoff's Conserved Murals Revealed

Perehudoff Mural.jpgOn Tuesday, May 28th an exhibit featuring conserved murals of William Perehudoff opens at the U of S College Art Gallery.  Guest host Shauna Powers talks to curator Kent Archer about the murals' history.

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Eat These Words Community Supper

Eat These Words.jpgdee Hobsbawn-Smith is a writer, a foodie, and a local food advocate.  She's putting her belief in the importance of local food into action with a community supper in Saskatoon.  Guest host Shauna Powers gets the details.

 

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Coming Up On May 25th & 26th:

Coming Up On June 1st & 2nd:

DAN IS BACK!!

WSTrophies.jpgAfter a week Out & About, Dan is back and Saskatchewan Weekend has an all new theme song!!

Plus, Retail Analyst Doug Stephens will join Dan on Sunday morning to discuss how your fridge will soon help you with the groceries, and more!!

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EXCLUSIVE - Alexis Normand's First Post Anthem Interview

AlexisPhoto.JPGSaskatoon singer Alexis Normand is recieving some international attention this weekend as she forgot the words to "The Star-Spangled Banner" while singing the national anthems before play at the Memorial Cup tournament in her hometown on Saturday night.

In her first post-anthem interview she explains to Dan what happened.


 

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Flying On A Zip Line Above The Cypress Hills

ZipLInePhoto.jpgIf you find yourself looking for some adventurous fun this summer, Jori Kirk of Cypress Hills Eco-Adventures offers some up!

He tells Dan what it feels like to fly 40-feet above the Cypress Hills on a zip line canopy tour.

 

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Chef Ted Reader On Gastro Grilling And Having Fun With A Barbeque

TedPhoto.jpgIt's the Victoria Day Long Weekend and so more and more people are getting outside and firing up the BBQ.

Chef Ted Reader was Dan's guest to offer some advice on how to turn your next cookout into a slightly more sophisticated affair.

Ted's new book is called "Gastro Grilling: Fired-up Recipes to Grill Great Everyday Meals" and they discuss it and much more.

Be prepared to get hungry!!

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Alexis Normand Forgets The Words To The U.S. National Anthem At The 2013 Memorial Cup

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The Memorial Cup Report with CBC's Peter Mills

mastercard-mem-2013.pngThe 95th Memorial Cup Tournament is now underway in Saskatoon with the Blades hosting the London Knights, Halifax Mooseheads and Portland Winterhawks.

They are all trying to win the top prize in Canadian junior hockey.

The CBC's Peter Mills attended the opening game and spoke with Dan about it, the tournament and the fans he has met so far.

 

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Chris Hadfield Performs "Space Odyssey" From Space

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Coming Up On May 18th and 19th:

Coming Up On May 18th and 19th:

THE UNOFFICIAL START TO SUMMER IS HERE!!!

The Victoria Day Looooong Weekend is the unofficial start of Summer and we will celebrate and commemorate the extra day off next weekend!!

mastercard-mem-2013.pngPlus, The Memorial Cup Tournament is taking place in Saskatoon this year, starting next weekend, and we'll make sure you know everything there is to know about it as well!!

YOU can also be a part of the show, on the phone and online, this Saskatchewan Weekend!!

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It Is Mother's Day, So Dan's Special Guest Was...His Mom!!

Mom.jpgWith it being Mother's Day, Dan called his Mom in rural Fermeuse, Newfoundland (Population 284), to chat with her about life, to ask about her Mother - his Grandmother - and he finds out she bought a new car. 

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Saskatchewan's Own Theresa Sokyrka Is Back!!

TheresaSokyrkaPhoto.jpgFormer Moose Jaw and Saskatoon resident, and former Canadian Idol finalist, Theresa Sokyrka is back after a long hiatus with her fourth album Prairie Winds.

She tells Dan where she has been and explains how the new album was created during a recent visit to Spain.

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Books Columnist Erin Balser Recommends Some Baseball Reads

baseball-chapter-books.jpgThere will be more than fifteen books released about baseball and the people who play and have played the game between now and the All-Star Break in July.

Books columnist Erin Balser recommends three of them, and she and Dan both share how much they love the Toronto Blue Jays (Go Jays Go!!).

 

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Here Is One Mother's Day Request!!

That is a Mother's Day Request from our friend Colleen...do you have one? If so, get it in now!! Just call the Talkback Line at 1-800-661-7540, email dan.reynish@cbc.ca, post on Facebook.com/saskweekend or Tweet it to @DanReynishCBC.
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Talking Movies with Kevin Pasquino - The Start Of The Summer Movie Season

Summer-Movies-2013-Most-Anticipated.jpgWith the arrival of the first big blockbuster of the year - Marvel's Iron Man 3, directed by Shane Black - the Summer Movie Season has begun!!

From now until Labour Day there will be one, sometimes even two new movies a week to watch!!

Former studio executive Kevin Pasquino and Dan sped a few minutes TALKING MOVIES and reviewing IRON MAN 3. They also set the stage for May's releases.

 

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2013 Flooding In Saskatchewan

li-radisson-chris-tyreman.jpgJim Hipkin is the reeve of the RM of Lumsden - which is an area the province is keeping an eye on.

Water hasn't peaked yet but they already have many roads washed out - all the ones that cross the Qu'appelle valley west of Lumsden.

Plus, all the market gardens and any land along the river will likely flood.

Jim tells Dan what he sees, and what he is most worried about.

 

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Home Renovation Columnist Jorge Rodrigues On Protecting Your Home From Gardening

JorgeGarden.jpgIt's that time of the year when your thoughts might be turning to gardening and landscaping.

Besides making your home more beautiful...they can increase the value of your house.

But before you start planting home renovation columnist Jorge Rodrigues talks with Dan about the things to keep in mind so you don't damage your home.

 

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Whatcha Watchin' - Episode Two - With Laura Monette

LauraDesk.JPGLaura Monette is the Associate Director of CBC News: Saskatchewan.

Laura works in television and she watches television...she watches a lot of television.

From time to time she joins Dan on Saskatchewan Weekend and he asks her: Whatcha Watchin'?

This week, WELCOME TO MYRTLE MANOR, THE MINDY PROJECT, saying farewell to THE OFFICE, where you can find CORONATION STREET during the NHL Playoffs and more!

 


 

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Where To Go To Get Free Comics On Free Comic Book Day!!

Comics.jpgThe first Saturday in May each year is when Free Comic Book Day takes place across North America.

This is the day when participating comic book shops give away comic books absolutely FREE to anyone who comes into their stores.

Pat Thompson is the Owner of 8th Street Books & Comics in Saskatoon and he and Dan talk about the day and what you can expect.


 

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