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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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Listen to the world around you, accordions included
Sound artist Hildegard Westerkamp shows us how to reconnect our ears wtih our environment, the Loyal Orange Lodge in Green's Harbour gets a reno, and Wilf and Marion Hunt are each other's main squeeze
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Electronic knitting and a new craft space
We get a tour of the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador's new gallery and shop, and Heather takes part in a Sound Symposium project.
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A visit to Kent Cottage; art and music for the body and soul
Heather gets a tour of Kent Cottage in Brigus by artist Thayer Carter, the grandson of Rockwell Kent, we hear how singing in a choir is good for public health, and tattoo artists Alicia Simms and Lizzie Renaud show us their ink!
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Hitting the road - on two wheels and in four-part harmony
The Trepassey Posse begins an epic bicycle ride, the National Youth Choir of Canada starts a Newfoundland tour, and the Mi'kmaw people of Western Newfoundland tell us their story in the documentary film - The Country.
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Sibling showdown on the soccer pitch
Guest host Jamie Fitzpatrick speaks with Brett and Mark Russell, a pair of soccer rivals who can't help but take the rivalry home with them.
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Inclusion and tolerance at the library, and the secrets of the ladies' room.
Guest host Jamie Fitzpatrick checks in with the St. John's regional library about a different kind of story time for kids, and speaks with the writers and photographer behind a new book called "What's Written in the Ladies."
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A new kid's book from a true survivor, and a new brand on the St. John's entertainment scene
Guest host Jamie Fitzpatrick speaks with Geoff Eaton, a cancer survivor with a message for children, and asks a marketing and design expert for his take on a new pro hockey look.
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The Royal Wedding in The She-Shed
The Ladies is the Golden Realm host Heather and her Royal Wedding analysts Dee Payne, Rodney Philpott and Janessa O’Toole at their festive location of Conception Bay South
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Register your rug and wear a SALT shirt
Lauren Saunders and Emily Evans of theshopsalt.com tell Heather Barrett why their signature shirt is taking over St. John's, and Winnie Glavine of the Rug Hooking Guild of N.L. wants you to register any hand made rugs you have underfoot.
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A man of Labrador letters, and a man of every Newfoundland community
Alex Saunders, recipient of the Lawrence Jackson Writer's Award, tells Weekend AM's Heather Barrett about his life and writing career, and Harold Noseworthy explains his quest to visit every single community in Newfoundland.
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Too many accordions, not enough bees, and just the right number of singers
Heather visits a beekeeper in Flatrock, talks to a Trinity Bay man who is selling off an impressive accordion collection, and meets Essi Wuorela, a member of the Finnish vocal group Rajaton.
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A model longliner in Winterton, glow in the dark art in Torbay, and a Holocaust Memorial film in St. John's
Heather talks to 12-year-old Jacob Hiscock about his latest boatbuilding project, she visits Brenda Rowe's art studio, and she meets Robert Katz, co-creator of the film "Were the House Still Standing,"
Ghosts and flying saucers, fashion forward knitting patterns, and Viva Las Curling
The Definitely Not Faked Paranormal Film Footage Challenge is a hit at Sci Fi on the Rock, Allison O'Mahony's designs are knit around the world, and Devin Heroux reports on the World Curling Championships - from a Las Vegas casino.
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A St. John's film maker goes to Cannes, and Dave Paddon brings us some April Foolishness
Cody Westman of St. John's is bringing his short film, called Casey, to the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, and recitationist Dave Paddon has a new book.
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Winterset Award and a proper cup of tea
Weekend AM goes to Government House in St. John's for the presentation of the 2017 BMO Winterset Award, and Heather and Lisa enjoy a cuppa with Dee Payne of the Newfoundland Teacup Appreciation Society.
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