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episodes: January 2012 Archives

WAM January 28-29 Kerri Cull

Book Fridge is a blog about all things books - like, librarian’s tattoos, or what book Alison Pick wished she’d written - or their new project, Newfoundland Reads, where you get to choose the book from this province that everybody should dive into.

Kerri Cull is the writer of Book Fridge, she lives in Labrador City.

I called Kerri this week and asked her to describe Book Fridge for us.

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WAM January 28-29 Telefilm

Telefilm Canada, one of the crucial funding agencies for films made in this country, is coming to St. John’s on Monday for what they’re billing as a client consultation / information meeting.

Telefilm says the meetings will outline changes in their programs that have come about through other regular meetings with stakeholders in the country’s film industry.

Dave Forget is a Director of Business Affairs and certification for Telefilm Canada, he is one of the representatives who will be presenting at Monday night’s meeting. I called him earlier this week and asked him what Telefilm will be doing in St. John’s.

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January 28-29 On The Weekend Arts Magazine

Kerri Cull talks about running a book blog from Labrador; Jeff Pitcher looks for actors, musicians and performers of all sorts for next year’s TNL Gros Morne season; Waub Rice talks about Aboriginal Literature, its past and its future; Elling Lien and the Scope want to hear your February RPM recordings; plus Liner Notes features Sherry Ryan with her recent cd, Sister of Mine.

The Weekend Arts Magazine with Mack Furlong airs from 6 to 9:30 island time - 5:30 to 9:00 in parts of Labrador - on Saturday and Sunday mornings on CBC Radio 1.

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