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November 9, 2019, is the 30th anniversary of the day the Berlin Wall came crashing down, freeing East Germany from communism, and marking the beginning of the end of the Soviet Union. But when did the Cold War start? Why does it matter 30 years later? Find out in this ten-part series, transport back in time, feel what it was like to live through the end of the Cold War, and understand why that struggle was a battle for civilization itself. Bill Whittle narrates this compelling series about t ...
 
Matt Koplik is the most opinionated, foul-mouthed, and passionate theatre geek with access to a mic. Every week, Matt and a guest explore Broadway history by diving into the careers of the artists who shaped it. Whether discussing Sondheim and Sweeney or Herman and Dolly, Matt is sure to give you fun facts, deep analysis, and lots of four letter words. Tune in!!
 
Our podcasts are a mix of conversations with a wide range of subject matter experts and enthusiasts, interspersed with the occasional audio drama. Each episode focuses on one person, a group of people or a genre from the world of entertainment that we wish to bring back to the spotlight and who has been lost to history or is in danger of being so.The Arts industries are currently in peril but this is nothing new. The Entertainment industry in all its guises has seen it all before. Political ...
 
Get Onto My Cloud has Tim at his chatty witty best, where he talks about his career in theatre and music, his colleagues and friends (plus the odd foe) and sometimes roams off stage to discuss other important matters in his life such as cricket, astronomy, Sunderland FC and boxer dogs.You can also expect to listen to recordings of some of his favourite lyrics (not always the obvious ones) and he reveals how and why some shows worked brilliantly and some didn’t.Described as “Relaxed, casual, ...
 
Why do the arts matter? Amplify the Arts was created to explore why the arts are necessary, and why they have the power to change lives. Between sharing stories of my own, exploring current events where the arts play a role, and chatting with guests, Amplify the Arts will dive right into all things art.
 
Live From the Lounge is a variety show podcast hosted by Keythe Farley that features music, radio theatre sketches, recipes, movie recommendations and musings on things that matter with special guests from science, entertainment, philosophy and politics. Through thoughtful commentary, thrilling and hysterical radio theatre, delightful music and well-curated recipes and media recommendations, Live From the Lounge invites the listener To Learn. To Love. To Lounge.
 
A weekly podcast with creators Curt Mega, Kim Whalen and Mike Tobias, exploring the art of storytelling with retrospectives on films and stories new and old, examining their impact, their legacy and their lessons and applying them to the world today. Each episode we will take a deep dive into stories across a wide variety of genres and mediums to gain better insight and understanding into how the stories we tell shape our lives, impact our culture and transform our world. Special guests and ...
 
A young idealistic civil servant, Arvid Falk, leaves the drudgery of bureaucracy to become a journalist and author. As he explores various social activities — politics, publishing, theatre, philanthropy, and business — he finds more hypocrisy and corruption than he thought possible. He takes refuge with a group of "bohemians", who meet in a red dining room in Berns Salonger to discuss these matters. (Introduction adopted from Wikipedia)
 
Created and hosted by Ian Rickson, one of British theatre’s most celebrated directors, What I Love is a series of intimate conversations with actors, writers, comedians, and producers, conducted on the empty stages of some of Britain’s most iconic theatres, shut down due to the pandemic. Against this backdrop of isolation and loss, guests explore what matters most to them through sharing three cultural highlights: a cherished piece of writing, a memorable song and a favourite film. Guests in ...
 
"To Be Or Not To Be" – it’s the most famous speech in all of English drama, but what on earth is Hamlet actually talking about? In this podcast series, we talk to some of the world's leading Shakespearean actors, directors and scholars - and our conversations often end up in the most unexpected of places. This series, made by Emmy Award winning documentary producer Andrew Smith, features contributions from Adrian Lester, Harriet Walter, Sir Mark Rylance, Samuel West and many more. It was rec ...
 
STAGES is the podcast that accesses a variety of people whose professional life is about connecting with an audience. A host of creative artists and practitioners reflect on their career, their process and what matters – to them. Some have made the arts a lifetime pursuit, some explain how their career became a happy accident … but all describe the challenges and demands – and ultimately celebrate why there’s no business like show business! STAGES talks to talent from front of house and back ...
 
Constructive conversations with solutions-focused people, and audio documentaries. Presented by Jerome Whittingham @photomoments. Topics include: community development, social issues, social enterprise, conservation and environment, health and wellbeing, arts and culture. Get in touch if you have something to share. Jerome is a professional FREELANCE photographer, writer, podcast & radio producer. He believes in giving people and communities a voice - to give them influence. Your support is ...
 
Stage and Theatrical Lighting in the modern world. Chris Lose is a Designer Relations Developer for Ayrton Lighting, international touring lighting director, programmer and columnist who has dedicated his life to solving problems through pragmatic decision making and mindfulness. He strives to invoke emotion through color, atmosphere and beauty. He loves to share his experiences and his knowledge even in his most vulnerable hours. In this podcast, he takes time to lay out his unique philosop ...
 
Mental Health Arts is a year-round arts programme led by the Mental Health Foundation Scotland, built around the annual Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF). Established in 2007, the festival is one of the largest of its kind in the world and among Scotland's most diverse cultural events, covering everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and literature.
 
aka Shit And Shame With Shawn. Join Shawn Shafner 'The Puru', performer, activist, and educator for serious but entertaining talk about poop, fecal matters, LGBT shame and other unnameable taboos that clog our bodies, minds, and communities. Shawn and his esteemed guests talk (and might even sing) about taking responsibility for our literal shit and our metaphorical shit, to transform them from waste to resource. It’s time to get our shit together, before it hits the fan.
 
Season 2 starts on October 19th - This year we're all about ACCESS. We’ve seen the stats. We’ve read the think pieces. Now we’re ready to TALKBACK. TALKBACK is the podcast for every dramatist or theater fan who wants, but maybe hasn’t seen, the inclusiveness we all imagined. TALKBACK entertains frank conversations about diversity, equity and inclusion. We ask the tough questions and don’t have all the answers but dig into dialogue that’s vital and messy and real. Join host Christine Toy John ...
 
Amateur Hour explores the weird and wonderful world of amateur dramatics - the highs and lows, and everything in between. We'll be speaking to people from all across the country, from groups of all shapes and sizes, finding out what makes them tick, and why we put so much time and effort into entertaining the public. We want this podcast to bring together the amdram community, no matter how expensive your tickets are, how flashy your sets look, and how good your interval refreshments are. No ...
 
Welcome to Blue Collar Conversations! We’ve moved from the pub to the podcast. And like our country wide pub events, these podcasts act as a space to discuss ideas that champion working people. In our podcast series, we will talk to staff and business owners, bringing their voice to the fore, discussing their concerns, aligning the needs of staff to the vision of the business owner, asking: will we recover from this pandemic and what will the recovery look likeWhat will be the impact on staf ...
 
The NEPA Scene Podcast covers arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. It airs as a live video stream every Wednesday at 7 p.m. on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page and is available afterward on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, YouTube, and nepascene.com. All episodes are available now on NEPA Scene, the award-winning independent arts and entertainment website that combines the accuracy and professionalism of a print magazine with the immediacy and convenience of a ...
 
Former Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick will launch a new podcast series on what it means be American in 2020 and beyond. In the weeks before the Election, where not just the character of the candidates or the parties but of the country itself is on the ballot, Patrick will step back from politics to explore today’s national character in conversation with a diverse set of artists, actors, political activists, thought leaders and everyday strivers.”In these are discordant and divisive ...
 
“Many who scoff at a book of etiquette would be shocked to hear the least expression of levity touching the Ten Commandments...” Thus opens the introduction to one of the most popular American non-fiction books – one that was avidly studied by both men and women, children and adults, leaders of society and those who yearned to be part of the charmed circle! Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics and at Home by Emily Post was first published in 1922 and became an instant bestseller. I ...
 
IRENA TOMAŽIN (text by: Luka Zagori?nik)Dancer, choreographer, performer, actress, philosopher, and vocalist Irena Tomažin made her first appearance in the area of music with the group Kapricjoke, which appeared also in the Concert Marathon organised by Radio Student. However, her most noteworthy debut presentation in the field of sound was made with a solo recital iT for voice and voice recorders, in which Tomažin ingeniously weaves the story through the primary human instrument – the voice ...
 
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with Adam Honoré - Lighting Designer out of New York City On this episode, we discuss seven teachers who have influenced Adam’s adventures in the entertainment industry, how the students of 2020 might get a chance to work in the entertainment industry, modern lighting portfolios, modern technology being taught in schools, how prevalent the arts nee…
 
with Luis Garcia - Lighting & Media Designer On this episode, we discuss climbing the ranks quickly before the pandemic closed us down, staying optimistic about our industry during isolation, shifting from in-person productions to virtual, what it’s like to be the youngest in the room with fresh ideas, proving yourself to the older generation, perm…
 
We get a preview of a special virtual lecture happening at St. FX University tonight as part of events for African Heritage month. Lawyer and professor Rachel Zellars will explore the ongoing issues and worldwide movement created by the death of George Floyd. Her lecture is called "A New World: Black Emancipation and the Work That Lies Ahead”.…
 
When SSRI medications were introduced in the 1980s, there were hopes they could forever change mental-health treatment. Since then, many are still not as effective as they could be. Now, attention is focusing on psychedelics, such as magic mushrooms and LSD. In December, Health Canada approved some exemptions to the ban on these drugs. We look at t…
 
When people look for great design in a city, they're often looking up, and while some skyscrapers involve incredible designs, the wonder can really be found everywhere, according to podcast host and author Roman Mars. He describes how design affects behaviour, and why urban dwellers should appreciate the mundane but brilliant designs in the city. S…
 
We explore the links between delirium and dementia with two world-renowned experts ahead of a virtual presentation for medical professionals across Nova Scotia today. Alasdair MacLullich is the head of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, and Dr. Ken Rockwood is a leader in geriatrics in Nova Scotia.…
 
Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, is the most remote island on earth, more than 3700 kilometres off the coast of Chile. For many people the main thing they know about Rapa Nui is the hundreds of giant stone statues standing up to 20 metres high, looking out over the island. And while these colossal statues known as Moai are incredible, there is so much m…
 
Steve Paikin speaks to veteran former deputy minister Charles Pascal, who was responsible for much of Ontario's early childhood education system, helping to introduce full-day kindergarten. He shares wisdom from his five decades in the educational trenches, the topic of his book, "Leading from the Inside Out: Hard-Earned lessons from Education, Gov…
 
Do Black voters generally lean toward liberal ideologies? Our panel discusses and perhaps dispels that concept. We welcome the Ontario government's Advocate for Community Opportunities Jamil Jivani; a former candidate for the federal conservatives, Lilly Obina; political advisor Frances Bradshaw; and Carmen Wilson, of the Conservative Black Congres…
 
For decades, Patricia Cornelius has been writing tough, passionate plays about people who are rarely seen or heard in Australian theatres. Through those years, she's often had director Susie Dee alongside her. Their new play is called Runt.Also, The Twins reunites comedian Greg Fleet and documentary maker Ian Darling more than 40 years after they s…
 
Tim is inspired by a 1944 theatre poster of a play which is totally forgotten today; however it has a great emotional impact for him, reminding him of the great times and success he and Andrew Lloyd Webber enjoyed with their manager the late David Land. It’s possible to succeed without taking yourself too seriously. In fact David Land proved it’s a…
 
In this podcast, the creative team behind Hidden Winter audio adventure, tell me about the joys and difficulties of adapting their theatre and storytelling skills to reach audiences during the pandemic’s lockdowns and restrictions.It’s a process that’s presented lots of opportunities for learning new skills, and for doing theatre in a different way…
 
Today my guests are Tachi Egwu and Kevin Williams of the TV Channeling Podcast. I've known Tachi and Kevin for about five or six years. When it comes to television and film, they really know their stuff. Find TV Channeling at www.tvchanneling.com __________________________________________________________ Leave a review on Apple Podcasts (Itunes) Gr…
 
The Agenda's week in review begins with some gentle advice for our troubled times from psychotherapist and author Julia Samuel. Then, how the history of Black settlers in one Ontario town was almost wiped out; Canada's approach to vaccine diplomacy; why western nations don't try to export democracy like they once did; and Uganda's efforts in the pa…
 
Any initiative to "build back better" for the post-COVID era will mean big spending, but what does that means for transit? Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna discusses Ottawa's recent multibillion-dollar spending plan for that sector. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
with Jim Tetlow - Former President and current Principal Consultant at Nautilus Entertainment Design On this episode, we discuss Nautilus Entertainment Design, Inc. becoming an employee-owned business, changing roles during the pandemic, forming ESOP to sell NED to the employees, grooming people to take over a successful business, what to look forw…
 
There are fears the Red Tribe Boxing Club has been given a Standing Eight Count and may have to close for good. But it seems that's not the case. Hear from Barry Bernard, co-founder and the head coach of the Red Tribe Boxing Club, and Chief Leroy Denny of Eskasoni First Nation.
 
History shows that liberal democracies are very delicate and complex political systems. Sheri Berman, a political scientist from Barnard College and author of "Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancient Regime to the Present Day," discusses the effort it takes to sustain the idea and practice of democracy. This is another instalment of …
 
In the last 15 years, the cause of democracy promotion around the world has been afflicted by what's come to be known as a democratic recession. To discuss what this means and why the idea of exporting Western democracy is problematic, we welcome University of Waterloo's Bessma Momani and Lucan Way; Crestview Strategy's Chad Rogers; and the Toronto…
 
Longtime Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan on Thursday announced he’s resigning from office at the end of February. The 78-year-old Democrat has been a fixture and a power player in Springfield for half a century, but questions about his ties to the ComEd bribery scandal laid him low in recent years. Reset looks back on Madigan’s reign in Spri…
 
Mark Zuckerberg’s not playing. If you needed a reminder that Facebook isn’t a web browser - the social media giant’s world-first decision to ban stories from Australian news sites sent that message loud and clear. What happens on a fact-free Facebook? BW + BL discuss. BW reports back on the first two chapters of Reply All’s The Test Kitchen, the po…
 
History in the making! This is the UK's first regular mainstream show for bisexuals. Hosted by bi activist and writer Lewis Oakley and bisexual journalists Nichi Hodgson and Ashley Byrne, Bisexual Brunch is a unique podcast for people from all over the world who identify as bi to come together and celebrate their sexuality. It's Ashley and Lewis fo…
 
One of the side effects of no ice in the Gulf of St. Lawrence is there's no place for SEALS to pup... so more seals are hanging out on land this year. That's meant more calls to the Marine Animal Response Society. Current Affairs correspondent Brittany Wentzell has more on what a lack of sea ice means.…
 
One of the side effects of no ice in the Gulf of St. Lawrence is there's no place for SEALS to pup... so more seals are hanging out on land this year. That's meant more calls to the Marine Animal Response Society. Current Affairs correspondent Brittany Wentzell has more on what a lack of sea ice means.…
 
The first episode of the new Broadway Breakdown!!Friend of the Pod Andres Melendez comes back to dive into the show that gave Broadway Daddy Stephen Sondheim his Broadway debut...WEST SIDE STORY!The two discuss how the show has aged, if the movie version is ACTUALLY good, why "I Feel Pretty" is better than Sondheim will admit, and why most revivals…
 
As Uganda marks the 50th anniversary of Idi Amin's military coup, we discuss how Uganda is coping today. And what is its future as its current President Yoweri Museveni enters his fourth term? Gerald Bareebe, York University; Derek Peterson, University of Michigan; and Rita Abrahamson, University of Ottawa. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i…
 
Given that Canada has ordered more than enough vaccines to inoculate its population five times over, should it follow in the steps of China and India and adopt vaccine diplomacy as a means of asserting its economic and political interests on the world stage? With guests Bessma Momani, University of Waterloo; and Erica Di Ruggiero, director, Centre …
 
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