NL: Weekend AM

 
 

NL: Weekend AM

Weekend AM is CBC Radio One's province-wide, Saturday and Sunday morning show. You'll meet creative people up to all sorts of things that keep life in Newfoundland and Labrador interesting.

Updated: Sundays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/wam/index.html

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NONIA turns 100, and Mudders' Brudders make an epic video

We celebrate NONIA's centenary with a chat about all things knitting, and Mudders' Brudders bring us behind the scenes of their multi-sibling, multi-province, multi-continent video.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:33:15]


A virtual race, a video game, and a music video

We'll check out a virtual run across Newfoundland, dive into the world of Animal Crossing, and find out how Ofra Harnoy and Mike Herriott's version of Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Mary's is helping The Gathering Place

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[mp3 file: runs 00:35:16]


Singing, graduating, and running through the pandemic

social distancing is causing challenges for choir members, the town of Clarenville comes togther to create an unforgettable high school graduation, and a Mount Pearl man is taking on some unusual running challenges

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[mp3 file: runs 00:30:51]


We're having a Hook-In!

Kelley Fewer and Winnie Glavine of the Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland and Labrador join us for some rug hooking and a deep dive into the pile of stories surrounding rug hooking in this province.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:38:07]


A cat video, a nap, and a trip to Sally's Cove.

It's been a heavy week. We all need a break.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:35:03]


Shipwrecks, Squeezebox, and the Sobey Art Award

We'll take a virtual tour of the Bell Island Shipwrecks, check out the Squeezebox page on Facebook, and meet Sobey Art Award recipient D'Arcy Wilson.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:34:43]


Running, foragaging, and being still

We talk about social distancing while running, what goodies are available for foraging in April, and why practicing mindfulness can be helpful right now

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[mp3 file: runs 00:30:08]


Questions about COVID-19?

Ask Health Minister John Haggie.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:25:16]


Embroidery journalism, a startling photo, and music in the key of COVID-19

Jaimie Feener tells us about her embroideries of the COVID-19 pandemic, we look for more information on a startling photo of Cabot Tower, and the NSO goes online to play music alone - together

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:56]


Coming back from away, celebrating Winterset, and playing your teeth

Broadway star Petrina Bromley returns to St. John's during the COVID19 epidemic, we celebrate the 2019 BMO Winterset award with readings from the shortlisted authors, and Chuck Herriott plays us some teeth music

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:49]


Ken Tizzard's social distancing tips, and our Binge Watch Panel's viewing recommendations

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, musician Ken Tizzard talks about his family's experience with social distancing, and our Binge Watch panel recommends shows to soothe your jangled nerves

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[mp3 file: runs 00:23:32]


A Canada Reads author and an advocate for people with disabilities

Writer Megan Gail Coles tells us about her novel's upcoming appearanc3e on CBC's Canada Reads, and we meet Karen Westcott, who was a lifelong advocate for people with disabilities.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:30:33]


Cain's Quest and funny women

the Cain's Quest endurance snowmobile race starts in Labrador, and a group of comedians in St. John's organize a funny event for International Women's Day.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:25:15]


Plarn, piano, and embroidery

We'll learn how to make plarn, we'll meet a pair of piano playing hockey moms, and we'll check out an unusual embroidery exhibit.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:30:52]


Fish and Rum and Accordions and Shipsters

We'll check in on a stage work in progress called Fish and Rum, The 8-Track Favourites will have a special guest at their upcoming concert, and we'll check out the latest trend in urban fashion for men.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:51]


Opera! Food! Art!

The Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra and opera singer David Pomeroy tackle a recording project, two Memorial University students develop a meal planning app, and we use our 2020 vision to check out a Group of Seven exhibit at The Rooms.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:38:05]


Make your own coat, paint night with goats and climb every mountain

Guest host Maggie Gillis speaks with a woman who couldn't find the right coat, so she designed her own and started a business. We meet a dentist who is hoping to join the seven summits club, and go painting with goats.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:32:41]


Revisiting Extraordinary Visitor and checking in with the Queen of TikTok

Actor Raoul Bhaneja and writer/director John Doyle talk about their 1999 film Extraordinary Visitor, and Cordelia Richards of Wabush gives us an update on her TikTok activites

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[mp3 file: runs 00:22:48]


Remembering John Crosbie, and Rice, Rice Baby!

Donna Butt, Artistic Director of Rising Tide Theatre, remembers John Crosbie, and we meet Glenn Rice, Red Seal Carpenter and virtuoso clarinetist.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:24:57]


Can art save the world? Or should you just do some binge-watching?

David Maggs tells us about his upcoming work at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Sustainability in Potsdam, Germany, and our Binge Watch panel has a project: watching some DIY shows.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:30:21]


The TikTok Queen and Super Nan

We'll meet Cordelia Richards, Wabush's TikTok celebrity, and Super Nan, with an assist from Dave Paddon, brings us some Peace On Earth.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:38]


Hooked on rugs and getting hitched in Green's Harbour

We'll find out why Green's Harbour, Trinity Bay is becoming an international wedding destination, and we'll get a sneak peek of Loops to Live By, a new exhibit of hooked rugs at The Rooms.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:25:56]


A painting journey with heart, from one rescue to another, and an old fashioned winter

We go on a journey with artist and heart transplant recipient Peter Lewis, the canine star of Hudson&Rex gives back, and reminiscing on an old fashioned winter

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[mp3 file: runs 00:38:47]