September 2013 Archives

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The Cheap Seats with Adam Hunter and Jenna Leith - Can The Riders Snap Their Losing Streak?

BlueJays.jpgThe Saskatchewan Roughriders look to get back into the win column today in Montreal, plus: The NHL returns with NHL Faceoff on Tuesday...and the Toronto Blue Jays are done for 2013, but what about next year?

To preview, recap, review and discuss, lets climb up into The Cheap Seats with CBC's Adam Hunter and Jenna Leith!!

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Coming Up On October 5th and 6th:

Coming Up On October 5th and 6th:

PREPARE EARLY FOR THANKSGIVING!!

ChefChristineBook.jpgChristine Tizzard, host of CBC Television's Best Recipes Ever, recommends doing as much as possible to prepare your Thanksgiving meal before any guests arrive.

So next week, with a week to spare before anyone arrives, she'll join me to offer some new ideas for your Thanksgiving feast.

Also next week: our Brand New column on living a long life will debut and we'll meet Saskatoon musician Ravewind to hear more about his new dance track FEELS SO GOOD.

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Out & About at the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall Of Fame

SKHOFGeorgeDan.jpgSaskatchewan has such a rich hockey history.

Some of that history is now on display in Swift Current at the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall Of Fame.

Dan went Out & About to take us on a tour, plus he also added some hockey stories to his feature from Gordie Howe, Brian Trottier, Glenn Hall and others.

To see photos from this trip, visit the Saskatchewan Weekend Facebook Page.

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Home Renovations Expert Jorge Rodrigues Looks At Tech Related Trends

Technology-3.jpgOur Home Renovations expert Jorge Rodrigues drops by to tell us how technology is driving the hottest home improvement trends.

 


 

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The Cheap Seats With Adam Hunter And Jenna Leith - Game Day In Riderville!!

TouchDownAtlantic.jpgThe Riders host the B.C. Lions and Geroy Simon may make history against his former team.

Plus, the WHL is back!!

To preview, recap, review and discuss, Dan climbs up into The Cheap Seats with CBC's Adam Hunter and Jenna Leith!!

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Whatcha Watchin' with Television Columnist Laura Monette

LauraDexter.jpegThe Emmy Awards are being given out and a new television season is underway!!

Our Television Columnist Laura Monette - who is sad about the end of DEXTER - gives Dan all the details on what she's been watching lately, in a segment we call Whatcha Watching.

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Wine Columnist Shelley Boettcher - There's An App For That!!

WineApps.jpgIf you have a smartphone or tablet you have Apps, but do you have any to help you enjoy wine?

Or select a good bottle of it?

Our wine expert Shelley Boettcher gives Dan some advice on the many different apps that are available.

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Coming Up On September 28th and 29th:

Coming Up On September 28th and 29th:

GO OUT & ABOUT TO CELEBRATE SASKATCHEWAN HOCKEY!!

SKHockey.JPGNext week we're going Out & About to an all-new destination!! Travel with Dan to the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall Of Fame in Swift Current!!

Plus, next week brings the debut of a brand new column on living a long life. Our Longevity Columnist Sharon Basaraba will offer tips on the best fish to eat and which ones you should avoid.

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Student Loans 101 with Personal Finance Columnist Nisha Patel

Student-Debt1.jpgStudent debt loads are growing, while job prospects for new grads in many areas are shrinking.

Nisha Patel from the CBC Business Unit offers up some tips on how to keep debt from spinning out of control.

 

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Together We Found Joni Mitchell's Saskatoon Home!!

JoniStoonHome.jpgA goal while Dan was hosting Saskatchewan Weekend from Saskatoon was to try and find Joni Mitchell's one-time family home in the city.

With the help of listeners from across the province, we found it!!

Here is the house where our province's own musical icon grew up on Hanover Avenue!!

A HUGE thank you to everyone for their help and advice!!

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The Cheap Seats with Adam & Jenna - The Riders Lose Again & NFL Week One

TheEaglesInStoonFromTheCheapSeats.JPGAfter The Banjo Bowl the Riders had to deal with some issues on and off the field this week, and yet they still almost beat the Argos.

Dan climbs up into The Cheap Seats with CBC's Adam Hunter and Jenna Leith to recap the game, discuss how the team looked on the field, and recap Week 1 of the new NFL Season.

 

 

 

 

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Playing Games with Jean Bilodeau - NHL 14, Grand Theft Auto V and Nirvana

nhl_14_nhl_94_anniversary_mode_header.jpgOur Games Columnist Jean Bilodeau has been playing NHL 14 almost non-stop all week and gives us a review.

He and Dan also discuss the impending release of Grand Theft Auto V and - since they're both fans - they look back at the 20th Anniversary of Nirvana's album "In Utero".

 


 

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Coming Up On September 21st and 22nd:

Coming Up On September 21st and 22nd:

DON'T WHINE, THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT!!

WineApps.jpgEver wondered what wine goes best with fish? Or beef? Or what type of glass to serve your wines in?

You no longer have to be afraid of offering a chardonnay in a merlot glass because next week our Wine Columnist Shelley Boettcher will suggest some Wine Apps that we can download to help us out in almost any situation.

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Legendary Hollywood B-Movie Actor Bruce Campbell Plugs Saskatchewan Weekend!!

bruce-campbell-20080423040250149.jpgWhile going through some old interviews, Dan stumbled upon this great clip from 2002 and a conversation he had with Legendary Hollywood B-Movie actor Bruce Campbell, of the EVIL DEAD Trilogy (and more).

Enjoy!!

 

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Coming Up On September 14th and 15th:

Coming Up On September 14th and 15th:

ROAD TRIP!!

DanInStoon.JPGNext week Dan will be Out & About all weekend long as he hosts Saskatchewan Weekend from Saskatoon!!

In adition to all of the regular features, he will give us a radio tour of the brand new CBC Bureau in The Bridge City!

And, we'll set the stage for the annual Terry Fox Runs in Saskatchewan!!

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Out & About - Meet The Cougars At The Saskatoon Zoo

DRAndCougar.jpgWe go Out & About for the first time in almost two years!!

Dan takes us to the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo to see how close he can get to the cougars Malcolm & Jethro.

Go Out & About with Dan and meet the cougars without ever leaving the comfort of your radio.

And don't forget to visit the online photo album!!


 

 

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The Cheap Seats with Adam Hunter and Jenna Leith - The Banjo Bowl and The Return Of The NFL

CheapSeatsSept2013.JPGThe Riders sit at 8-1 and have the best record in the CFL, but are they the best team in the league right now?

The Banjo Bowl will take place today against Winnipeg, could they lose it?

And the NFL is back!!

Let's climb up to The Cheap Seats with the CBC's Adam Hunter and Jenna Leith!!

 

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The Final Summer Mash Up Features Seven Artists!!

Elvis Costello vs. The Police vs. Lionel Richie vs. Peggy Lee vs. Bob Marley vs. The Hollies vs. Led Zeppelin created by Go Home Productions.
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Say Hello To Jill Morgan, The New Anchor Of CBC News: Saskatchewan

DanAndJillTV.JPGJill Morgan will make her debut as the new Anchor of CBC News: Saskatchewan on Tuesday (September 3rd).

Ahead of that, she spoke with Dan about her life & career, working in news, going back on television, and how much she and her husband Greg enjoy the music of Kenny Chesney.

 

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The Cheap Seats with Jenna Leith and Chris Peterson - A Preview Of The Labour Day Classic

CheapSeatsLabourDay2013.JPGThe Riders and the hapless Winnipeg Blue Bombers play in the annual Labour Day Classic.

Plus, the NFL made a move this week that angered some fans in Denver.

So discuss that - and more - Dan went up into The Cheap Seats with Jenna Leith - the Switcher Director of CBC News: Saskatchewan - and guest contibutor, our NFL Insider Chris Peterson, in Phoenix, from azcentralsports.com.

 

 

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Talking Movies With Kevin Pasquino - Wrapping Up The Summer Movie Season

DanAndKevin01.JPGThe Labour Day Weekend traditionally means the official end to the Summer Movie Season.

Theatergoers had hundreds of options to choose from this summer, but was it a memorable Summer for movie fans?

Movie columnist Kevin Pasquino spends a few minutes Talking Movies with Dan as they wrap it all up.


 

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Coming Up On September 7th and 8th:

Coming Up On September 7th and 8th:

GETTING CLOSE TO SASKATOON'S COUGARS

StoonCougarsMalcolmJethro.JPGDan is going to take us Out & About for the first time in almost two years!! He will take us to the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo as he tries to get close to their cougars.

Yes, we're going Out & About to try and get close to cougars Malcolm and Jethro.

Go Out & About with him, without ever leaving the comfort of your radio.