May 19-20 on the Weekend Arts Magazine
On the Weekend Arts Magazine with host Chris O’Neill-Yates: Ruth Lawrence is organizing a film festival to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the cod collapse and they’re calling for entries; The Niagara Youth Orchestra is in St. John’s for a musical exchange with the Newfoundland Symphony Youth Orchestra; Newfoundland music icon Bud Davidge just received an honourary doctorate at Grenfell, Memorial Campus. He will be by to talk about his life and his music. Pasadena writer, Nellie Strowbridge, will take us inside her latest book, Maiden from the Sea, the story of a 17th century French girl whose relationship with a Beothuk Indian leads to potentially tragic consequences; The Atlantic Book Awards are in St. John’s this week and we will have the local winners. On Liner Notes, Matthew Hare will chat about his new CD, This Time Last Year. Weekend AM comes your way from 6:00-9:30 Saturday and Sunday on CBC Radio One.