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Fever Year

fever year.jpgAndrew Bird is a multi-instrumentalist from Chicago. The acclaimed singer-songwriter might be a new name to some of you... But he may very well become a more familiar one after tonight for those in Whitehorse.

The film Fever Year looks at the musician's most rigorous year of touring, with an onstage injury to boot. Xan Aranda is the director of that film, which is showing at the Available Light Film Festival in Whitehorse tonight.

I caught up with Xan from her hotel room in Vancouver late yesterday and she started by discussing what Fever Year is all about...

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I'm back... for a bit!

Hello there Weekender listeners!

CBC's Tara McCarthy here to let you know that for the rest of February and throughout March I'll be joining you on Saturday and Sunday mornings as host of the program. We'll bring you all the latest in current affairs stories from across the Yukon and Northwest Territories, plus some great music and weekend regional newscasts each hour to get your day started.

Grab a cup of coffee or tea tomorrow morning and sit back and relax with me right after the 6:00 a.m. national news for The Weekender!

And if you want to drop me a line about anything to do with the show, send your thoughts/comments to tara.mccarthy@cbc.ca