"The human heart refuses to believe in a universe without purpose."
Governments change, economies tumble and soar, and headlines trumpet the scandal of the day. All the while, Tapestry deals with the more subtle news of life -- a thoughtful consideration of what it means to be human.
Tune in for an engaging, provocative and unexpected hour of radio: an hour in which rabbis and poets get equal time on the topic of faith, science-fiction writers and physicist-priests ponder the great creation myths, athletes explore the hero's journey as a spiritual metaphor, and architects examine the idea of space for the soul.
Tapestry is hosted by Mary Hynes, and produced by Carma Jolly and Elizabeth Bowie. Technical production is by Dave Field.
You'll hear Tapestry on the radio Sunday afternoon at 2:00 Atlantic, Eastern and Central, 3:00 Pacific, and 4:00 Mountain on CBC Radio One.
It is also broadcast in Seattle, Washington, by Radio Station KXOT.
When Elizabeth Bowie was six years old, she decided she wanted to be a reporter. When she was seven, she had her birthday party at the CBC studios in her hometown of Halifax. And when she was eight, she wrote to the CBC and asked if she could have a job. Elizabeth still has the letter HR sent back, thanking her for her interest and asking her to wait ten years. She did, and soon after arrived on the doorstep of CBC Ottawa. There, in the tallest turret of the old Chateau Laurier studios, she got her start as the early morning traffic reporter. Elizabeth has been a producer with CBC's GO, Spark and Tempo. When she's not kicking up her heels with Mary and Carma, she can be found in dingy piano bars, singing the Carly Simon Songbook.
Carma Jolly, producer
Carma Jolly (aka Raji) loves to tell people's stories -- ordinary and epic. She has worked with CBC Radio since 1993 and has won awards from all over the world for her work in documentary. If you google her name, you might also find a thing or two about audio art. That's the official lowdown, but here are some little-known facts: her hobbies are bellydancing and beekeeping (not at the same time, but there's an idea....)