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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From brews to bulls, history in colour, and everything outdoors

The local craft brewery boom is helping out local farmers, a Facebook page is rendering Newfoundland and Labrador history in colour, and an outdoors enthusiast in Labrador West has created a hit YouTube channel

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[mp3 file: runs 00:31:36]


A collection that's the salt - and pepper - of the earth, and coping with a local publishing hit

Gavin Will of Boulder Books talk about how his small publishing company is keeping up with the demand of two of its biggest sellers, and Heather checks out a very, very large collection of salt and pepper shakers.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:22:20]


A rare Cadillac and a new theatre for Grand Bank

Vernon Smith of Vernon's Antique Car Museum in Swift Current shows us his latest acquisition, and we get a tour of the Grand Bank Regional Theatre's new performance space in the town's former Pentecostal church.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:48]


The Honey Bee Hike, A Job To Say, a visit to the Karma Kafe and beating back to school stress.

Guest host Maggie Gillis goes on a honey bee hike and visits an exhibition all about Newfoundland and Labrador's interesting expressions. We also take a trip to the Karma Kafe and get some tips on how to deal with back to school stress.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:34:08]


TITLE: 275 Duckworth reunion and rowing into eternity

We'll take a walk through a cemetery filled with Royal St. John's Regatta history, and we'll meet an extra special guest at the 275 Duckworth Street reunion.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:44]


A quilted car, Mi'kma'q art in Manhattan, and a symphony in the key of U

An SUV in downtown St. John's has a custom made cover, Indigenous artist Jordan Bennett shows his work in lower Manhattan, and Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra musicians join a union.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:29:49]


From the moon to a cemetery to Cape St. Mary's

A St. John's man tells us about his personal connection to the Apollo 11 moon mission, some cemetery research dos and don'ts, and the Cape St. Mary's summer concert series begins

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[mp3 file: runs 00:30:44]


Saltwater Classics and Dobby the Hairless Pride Cat

Saltwater Classics, the sequel to the blockbuster knitting book Saltwater Mittens, is available for pre-order, and we'l meet Dobby, the Hairless Pride Cat.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:23:06]


Young pub musicians, stories of an old building, and a new podcast

Luke and Andrew Mercer are two young traditional musicians playing this summer at O'Reilly's Irish Newfoundland Pub, Rachael Green is collecting stories from anyone who worked at the building at 275 Duckworth Street in St. John's, and Mary Dalton tells us about her new podcast, Flahoolic.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:37:55]


Everything you need to know about insects in Newfoundland and Labrador - and Bob Dylan

Stouts, Millers and Forky Tales is a new field guide to the insects of Newfoundland and Labrador from Boulder Books, and Chris LeDrew returns from an international academic conference on Bob Dylan.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:29:15]


A Veiled Vigin, Leonard Cohen-inspired art, and a harp petting zoo

Carolyn Morgan talks about her mystery novel, Unveiled, Bill Rose talks about his visual art exhibition Everybody Knows, and Heather meets several harpists and tries their harps

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[mp3 file: runs 00:38:24]


Songs of County Wexford and Branch, Instagram photo tips, and Presto! A PhD.

Aileen Lambert and her daughters share songs of Ireland and the Cape Shore, we get some Instagram photo tips, and Peter Duchemin, magician and newly minted PhD, tells us how he combines both his passions.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:38:45]


Grey is the new black, and catching up with Monica Kidd

Grey is a hot color at a hair salon in St. John's. Monica Kidd, former CBC journalist and current woman of many interests - talks about her latest projects.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:34:31]


May the Fourth be With You, from Sweden to the Burin Peninsula

Jerry Burt, proprietor of the Geeks Public House, tells us about being part of the Mandolorian Clan, and we meet Swedish Crockpop group Bara Jonson and Free.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:16]


What do Paige Penney and Taylor Swift have in common?

For her debut album, Watch Out for Your Step, Paige Penney of St. John's really went for it

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:01]


A top rum, a big pile of sand, and a traffic control box

The Newfoundland Distillery Company's Chaga Rum wins a big award, a Tamil-Canadian artist shovels a big pile of sand at Eastern Edge Gallery, and find out how you can take part in the Traffic Control Box Challenge.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:25:47]


Carrying the cross, running fast, and a gathering spot for geeks

A United Church minister in Clarenville carries a cross on Good Friday, a St. John's woman is the second Canadian female to finish the 2019 Boston Marathon, and the Geeks Public House opens in St. John's

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[mp3 file: runs 00:31:52]


Killer Dwarfs, Remarkable N.L. Women, and Record Store Day

We'll meet Gerry Finn, the Killer Dwarfs guitarist from St. John's, celebrate Record Store Day with two vinyl enthusiasts, and hear about a new book on remarkable Newfoundland and Labrador women.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:38:58]


James Patterson loves a local April Fools' prank; Donna Butt and Mark Critch remember a friend and mentor

The staff at the A.C. Hunter Library in St. John's pull an epic April Fool's prank and win the approval of mega-selling author James Patterson, and Donna Butt and Mark Critch remember Rising Tide Theatre's Ed Keilly.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:58]


Awards, awards, awards for Newfoundland and Labrador writers and artists

DC Comics artist Mike Feehan of St. John's shares a prestigious GLAAD Media Award, and we'll take you to the 2018 BMO Winterset Award ceremony at Government House in St. John's.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:29:18]


Eastern Owl is standing up with Qama'si

Eastern Owl, the seven woman indigenous music group, has a lot to say on the band's second album, Qama'si, which means "Stand Up."

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:08]


Looking for new life for the Reid Theatre and a new heart for Peter Lewis

Theatre director Danielle Irvine takes Heather on a tour of the stripped down Reid Theatre at Memorial University, and artist Peter Lewis talks about where he is on his journey to a heart transplant.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:31:25]


It Could be Franky knows how this will end

It Could Be Franky, a.k.a. Danielle Hamel, brings us her electronic take on music by some of her favourite artists with We All Know How This Will End

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