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October 22-23 on the Weekend Arts Magazine

Multi-instrumentalist Jim Fidler has a new album coming out, but that’s not the only news from the Fidler camp - he’s releasing it in an unorthodox manner. Two young artists - Dave Sheppard and Darren Whalen - open a show of new works at Emma Butler Gallery, you’ll hear from Darren. Journalist Barbara Walsh wrote a book on the hurricane of 1935 that struck the south coast and discovered a storm in her own family, she’ll talk about August Gale. The Hot Earth Ensemble joins forces with Innismara for Hosiana, an evening of early music of Praise and Thanksgiving. Mary Fearon drops by on Sunday morning to give you the story about the upcoming Storytelling Festival. Liner Notes features the much anticipated new release from The Once - hear Gerry, Phil and Andrew talk about Row upon Row of the people they know.

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