Tonight’s guest has been writing and recording music since 1999 which has, in the intervening years, garnered five GMA Covenant Award nominations and a Western Canadian Music Award Nomination.
Formed a couple of years ago, the Shiyr (sheer) Poets (https://theshiyrpoets.com/) goal was to breathe new life into the ancient Psalms. Two CDs and 20 Psalms later the group comprising veteran musicians Brian Doerksen, Calum Rees, Brian Thiessen and Teresa Trask have gone in a completely different direction with their newest CD: Recover.
In Janis Cox’ latest book, we hear the tale of a doll maker who learns what success really means. Jan is a writer, a watercolour artist and a person with many fingers in many pies. The retired teacher is on the phone with us talk about her latest project: a children’s book called The Kingdom of Thrim.
Arts Connection for Monday, June 20, 2016 - Timothy P. Schmalz - Fort McMurray Firefighters memorial statue
The art of tonight’s guest can be seen in churches and public spaces in Europe and North America. St. Jacob’s sculptor, Timothy P.
Our guest’s newest CD mixes elements of Gospel, Contemporary Christian Music, Country and even Bluegrass. Michael Austin Harris grew up listening to, as he says on his website, “great music” and he’s on the phone with us tonight to talk about his CD Glorious Kingdom.