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Harps, The Friendly Giant, and cookies
We'll hear about the connection between two St. John's area musicians and The Friendly Giant, and elite runner Kate Bazeley reveals why she always eats dessert
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On the St. John's Edge in 2019 and welcome, Zephyr!
The CBC's Jeremy Eaton looks at what's ahead for the St. John's Edge basketball team, and we meet the first baby born in Newfoundland and Labrador in 2019.
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Atlantic Boychoir's Christmas in Central Europe
Jakub Martinec, Bryn Martinec, and Matthew O'Neill of Atlantic Boychoir drop by the Weekend AM studio to talk about their December 2017 tour of the Czech Republic, Germany and Austria.
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Spend a Week in December with Ian Foster and Nancy Hynes
Ian Foster and Nancy Hynes join forces and harmonies for an album of their favourite holiday songs, A Week in December.
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Vintage toys, international reading, and sealskin mittens
Heather checks out a vintage toy display at The Rooms, we'll browse the multilingual collection at the N.L. Public Library system, and a group of young adults in Nain makes sealskin mittens.
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Starting an Elderdog 'pawd,' the provincial human rights award winner and Nobody is in Control
Guest host Maggie Gillis finds out how Elderdog is helping seniors and their best friends stay together as long as possible, Kim White wins this year's provincial Human Rights Award and comic book artists Paul Tucker and Wallace Ryan talk about their latest project, Nobody is in Control.
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Stained glass, a Flybrary, and art aboard the CCGS Amundsen
The authors of a book on the stained glass windows at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist tell tales about the panes, you'll find a new way to get reading material in Gander, and artist Christina Koch talks about her experience aboard the CCGS Amundsen
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LeRiche takes it home to Newfoundland and Labrador
LeRiche, a.k.a. Brad LeRiche, talks about his music's growing popularity in Europe, and what has made him finally feel at home as a working musician in Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Solo to Fogo travel, old school recipes from St. John's. and Christmas movies with an extra helping of cheese
The Fogo Island Inn offers an escape from all that Christmas togetherness, CBC Reporter Jeremy Eaton shares his secret obsession with Christmas made for television movies, and two writers make old-school recipes from Agnes Ayre's Notebook
Throat Singing, Video Gaming, and Newfoundland-Korean-Cajun dining
We'll drop in on a throat singing workshop at Spirit Song Festival 2018, explore The Sea Between with video game designer Matthew Hare, and hear how the Open Studio Restaurant at Grates Cove Studios has become RANL's 2018 Restauranteur of the Year.
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Gower remembers, teens perform drama, and artisans make Christmas gifts
We'll meet some of the members of the Mad As Hops theatre group, learn how Gower Street United Church remembers its World War One parishoners, and meet artisans at the 45th annual Craft Council of NL Christmas Craft Fair.
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The great legacy of an Innu elder, and 100 faces of the Great War
Mark Critch, patron of Victoria Park, tells us about new statue commemorating the Newfoundland Regiment, and as people in Sheshatshiu and Natuashish mourn the loss of Shimun Michel Sr.,we look back on his inspirational legacy.
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Halloween on the black carpet, Irish in the graveyard, and a Little Free Library in Green's Harbour.
Mike Hickey of St. John's tells us about his adventures on the black carpet We visit a Little Free Library in Green's Harbour, and we remember Aly O'Brien, ten years after this death.
Honking the Moose Blues.
Florian Hoefner of Subtone joins us to talk about the jazz quintet's latest album "Moose Blues".
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From New Delhi to the Ghost Road to art that's Here From Away
storyteller Gaurav Madan takes us from a hillside in New Delhi to Signal Hill in St. John's, new Canadians bring their visual art to the Avalon Mall, and writer Charis Cotter talks about her latest novel, The Ghost Road.
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On the matters of football, music and the hazards of knitting
Football N.L. unveils its first Canadian football field in Newfoundland and Labrador, we'll ponder the ways that local artists release their music, and get an important safety lesson from knitter Deana Stagg.
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A trip to an orchard, some juggling, and a cleansing walk in the woods
We'll go to the source of the Newfoundland Cider Company's popular products, meet some performers here for the St. John's International Circus Festival, and learn about forest bathing.
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2018 Polaris Prize winner Jeremy Dutcher, and a trip to the Clarenville Farm and Market
We visit the Clarenville Farm and Market, and 2018 Polaris Music Prize winner Jeremy Dutcher visits St. John's
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Hiking new trails, diving into the Luminous Sea, and surfacing for a cup of tea
The Eastport Peninsula gets upgrades to its hiking trails, Melissa Barbeau tells us about her debut novel, the Luminous Sea, and Heather samples some locally made teas in Gooseberry Cove.
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A retro road trip to the Clode Sound Motel, a new theatre in Cow Head, and new stories from Lisa Moore
Heather visits a classic Newfoundland holiday spot, The Clode Sound Motel and Restaurant, Lisa Moore has a new collection of short stories, and soon, Cow Head will have a new arts and performance facility.
an Olympic search and students become the teachers.
Guest host Maggie Gillis gets details on a national search for Olympic talent coming to St. John's, and from Arabic to Mandarin, students become the teachers of free language classes this fall.
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Spirit Horses and the Secret of Bowring Park
Guest host Maggie Gillis visits the Spirit Horse equine therapy program barn in Portugal Cove, and she chats with author Christine Gordon Manley about how the tragic story behind the Peter Pan statue in Bowring Park inspired her new children's book.
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Snail mail surprise, best actor, and right in the middle of swimming the tickle
It's all about the joys of snail mail for Alison Butler. We find out how she's putting a little magic back in the mailbox. Darryl Hopkins has some new bling for his mantle ... the award for best actor in a short film from a film festival in Italy with a social conscience. And we get right in the middle of the tickle swim for mental health.
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Major mystery, spray paint art, and a come back from away violinist
Kevin Major talks about his latest novel, a mystery called One for the Rock, Alex Wilkie gives us a demonstration of spray paint art, and violinist Mark Fewer tells us about his latest musical adventures
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Bard bucket list, a shingle fundraiser, and a dinner to remember
Avid Shakespeare fan Eric Minton describes his mission to see all 42 Shakespeare plays in different North American locations, citizens of Green's Harbour hang up shingles to raise money for an old building, and artist David Blackwood tells us about an unforgettable state dinner with then-premier Joey Smallwood and American artist Rockwell Kent.
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Monster trucks, blueberry snacks and 17 Men
Heather gets a ride in a monster truck, chef Christine Tizzard brings us some yummy blueberry recipes, and a play about the First World War premieres in Cow Head
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