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Check out my conversation with Val Russell and Lucy Caldwell, the director and lead actress from Northumberland Players‘ rendition of Silent Sky!

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“The true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, Silent Sky explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them. Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see when one is trapped among earthly complications. Henrietta Leavitt and her female peers believe in both, and their dedication changed the way we understand both the heavens and Earth.

Silent Sky is the poignant tale of a woman’s dedication to the stars and the human touch that makes life under the cast sky beautiful and timeless. It is a beautiful and insightful piece of theatre.”

Featured Tunes:
Northern Star by Fortunate Ones
Starlight by Muse
I See Gold by The Good Lovelies
There’s a Star For Everyone by Aretha Franklin

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Check out my conversation with Kat Mokus!

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We talk about:

  • 2spirit and nonbinary gender identities
  • Kat’s creative work, including their zines, through Disabled Femme
  • The intersection between mental health and physical disability
  • Why access to cannabis is important
  • Gender-neutral pronouns
  • Keyboard activism
  • Kat’s new project, Accessible Resiliency
  • Various types of therapy and our favourite coping strategiesFeatured Tunes:Corn Dog Sonnet No.7 by Sincere Engineer
    Rotten Egg by Avem
    Grow Up/Stay Young by The Anti-Queens
    Realness by RuPaul

Additional Stuffs:

twitter: mx_kat_mokus
instagram: mx.kat, accessibleresiliency
Kat in Broken Pencil

 

Celebrate with my live in-studio audience and I for my 50th episode!

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Featuring:

Top 10 Fan Favourite Moments:
10. Ep. #20 The Meniere’s Disease Special
9. Ep. #2 Rob Stevenson
8. Ep. #15 Shanna Layton
7. Ep. #47 Sabrina Scott
6. Ep. #28-35 The Municipal Election Episodes
5. Ep. #8 Cailey McCormack
4. Ep. #16 Amy MacArthur
3. Ep. #46 Maggie Robbins
2. Ep. #36 TBTN Committee
1. Ep. #10 Harmony Page

Top 3 most downloaded episodes on iTunes
3. Ep. #44 Maria Papaaiannoy-Duic
2. Ep. #43 Wayne Kennedy
1. Ep #19 Jeannette Breward

Live In-Studio Audience:
Scott MacIntosh
Avril Ewing
Nat Komel
Cailey McCormack
Jeannette Breward
Jeff Wheeldon
Hailiah

Tunes:
– Outta Hand by The Bombpops
– A recording of Kim Doolittle‘s live in-studio performance from Ep. 17
– A live in-studio performance by Hailiah
– Sing Every Day by Avem

Check out my interview with Alise Glover HERE!

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We talk about:

  • Her background in illustration
  • Her business, Toes Beans Cat Cafe
  • Alise’s thoughts on feminism and emotional labour
  • Being a woman in business
  • and more!

 

Featured Tunes:

Hello by The Cat Empire
Geocities Kitty by Chixdiggit!
Plea From A Cat Named Virtue by The Weakerthans
Sissy That Walk by RuPaul

Check out my interview with Maria Papioannoy-Duic here!

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We chat about:

– Maria’s business, Ecig Flavourium
– Relocating to Northumberland County
– Getting into the vape industry
– Being a woman in business
– Harm reduction and vaping as a harm reduction strategy
– Some of the misconceptions about vaping and the vape industry
– The current state of the vape industry
– Similarities between the vape industry and the cannabis industry
– Maria’s hopes for the future of the vape industry

Featured Tunes:
Phasers Set to Thrill by Black Cat Attack
St. Andrews Hall by Nothington
November Hurricane by Jenn Fiorentino
No Words by Tragedy

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Check out my interview with a handful of members of the Take Back the Night: Port Hope committee: Sarah Kennedy, Ashley Bouman, Ariel Reilly, and Meghan Sheffield. We chat about:
– The details of TBTN:PH
– How TBTN:PH started (and why)
– Our personal experiences with sex education and learning about consent
– The performers of TBTN:PH
– The sponsors of TBTN:PH

Featured Tunes:
Burn the Rapists, Not the Witches by Backyard Riot
Angela by The Hannigan Sisters****
Natural Born Woman by Kim Doolittle****
Don’t Wanna Know by Deviants and the Odd Man Out****

****Performers at TBTN:PH 2018

August 17 LIVE on Northumberland 89.7 FM Small Town Radio!
LISTEN HERE for the podcast version. 

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Check out my interview with the surreal Jeannette Breward!
We’re gonna talk about:
– incorporating environmentalism and feminism into her work
– Using her body in her work intentionally
– The influence of surrealism on her work
– the inspiration for her surrealist still photographs
– Jeannette’s creative process
– Jeannette’s favourite things about Northumberland County
– All about her film “60 Seasons”
– How creating keeps her well
– What you can expect next from Jeannette- INCLUDING a super cool collaborative film project she and I are working on together! Listen to us brainstorm and discuss what we’ve been thinking about regarding this project. Basically, WITNESS OUR PROCESS!

Featured Music

Suddenly by Sweet Alibi
Into the Dark by Good Lovelies
Mary by Kate Boothman
Birthday Cake by My Son the Hurricane