Station News & Events

1:50pm

Fri December 19, 2014
Station News & Events

Sophia McLennen Looks at Stephen Colbert on Q for 12-19

Today's guest host is Wab Kinew. 

-- SOPHIA MCLENNEN, author of the books "Colbert's America" and "Is Satire Saving Our Nation?", looks at the legacy of the character 'Stephen Colbert.'

-- AMY FREDEEN and SEAN VESCE from the E-line media company on the video game 'Never Alone', designed to preserve oral storytelling traditions of Indigenous people in Alaska and developed with the regions Inupiat community

1:48pm

Fri December 19, 2014
Station News & Events

The Lost Generation of Cubans on The World for 12-19

Today on The World, meet the Lost Generation. 

That's the generation of Cubans who came of age after the fall of the Soviet Union and the economic support it provided their nation.  Yuro Leyva Lopez is one of them. Ten years ago he was Marco Werman's helper and translator when he took a reporting trip to Cuba. Now Yuro lives in exile in Spain. Today on the World he'll tell us how he feels about plans to normalize relations between the US and Cuba.

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4:08pm

Tue December 16, 2014
Station News & Events

A Documentary on The Lives of Five Professional Santa Clauses On Q for 12-16

  

Today's guest host is Wab Kinew. 

-- Filmmaker TOMMY AVALLONE on his new documentary, “I AM SANTA CLAUS.” The doc, produced by Morgan Spurlock, chronicles a year in the life of five men who professionally portray Santa Claus.

-- Anthropologist GABRIELLA COLEMAN, considered the foremost expert on Anonymous, on her new book, "Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous."

4:06pm

Tue December 16, 2014
Station News & Events

Charles Maynes Discusses the Woeful Russian Economy on The World for 12-16

Tragedy in Pakistan today.  A military school there came under attack from Taliban forces, leaving more than 120 dead, many of them students.

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12:56pm

Wed December 10, 2014
Station News & Events

Carey Newman on His Latest Project The Witness Blanket

-- ALLAN HAWCO reflects on the legacy of ‘Republic of Doyle’ as the popular CBC TV series comes to an end.

-- West coast artist CAREY NEWMAN on his latest project The Witness Blanket, a large scale art installation made of artifacts from across the country gathered from residential schools and related institutions.

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