Arts Connection

Arts Connection for Monday, September 19, 2016 - Sally Meadows - new single "Holy Spirit"

The last time we talked to tonight’s guest it was about her new Christmas-themed children’s book Beneath That Star. But being an author isn’t Sally Meadows (http://sallymeadows.com/home) only skill: she’s also a talented musician with two full-length CDs and now, a new single to her credit.

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September 19, 2016 - 21:00
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Arts Connection for Monday, September 12, 2016 - D. S. Martin - new poetry anthologies

Poet and editor D. S. Martin (http://dsmartin.ca/) is currently working on not one, but two poetry anthologies. The first is an anthology of contemporary Christian poetry that will make clear the significant contributions Christians continue to make in the world culture in the form of poetry.

Interview date: 
September 12, 2016 - 21:00
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Arts Connection for Monday, September 5, 2016 - Susan Doherty - "A Secret Music," Grace Irwin Prize

Susan Doherty (http://susandohertyhannaford.com/) has combined her interests in music and de-stigmatizing mental health issues to create the award-winning novel A Secret Music.

Interview date: 
September 5, 2016 - 21:00
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Arts Connection for Monday, August 1, 2016 - Johnny Wideman - New Theatre of the Beat play: "Yellow Bellies"

Theatre of the Beat has been known to tackle challenging social justice topic such as draft dodging, marriage, justice and homosexuality in its plays. The company’s latest production Yellow Bellies, was performed earlier this month at the Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference and Festival in Waterloo and looked at the stories of Conscientious Objectors during World War Two.

Interview date: 
August 1, 2016 - 21:00
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Arts Connection for Monday, July 25, 2016 - J. A. Menzies - "The Case of the Homeless Pup" e-book

Tonight’s guest has a string of award-winning books and stories to her credit. Her most recent endeavour is a series of mystery novellas, the first of which, “The Case of the Homeless Pup” was launched via social media recently. J.A.

Interview date: 
July 25, 2016 - 21:00
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Arts Connection for Monday, July 18, 2016 - Jon Bauer - "The Light in Us" CD

With seven GMA Canada Covenant Awards and a Juno Award nomination to his credit, tonight’s guest’s latest CD, The Light in Us, chronicles a season of healing and restoration. Singer/songwriter Jon Bauer describes the music on the CD as an outcome of “a healing journey I have been on the last couple of years as I have leaned on the faithfulness of God even when I have not felt Him near.”.

 

 

Interview date: 
July 18, 2016 - 21:00
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Arts Connection for Monday, July 11, 2016 - Jaylene Johnson - "Potter & Clay" CD

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.

Interview date: 
July 11, 2016 - 21:00
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Arts Connection for Monday, July 4, 2016 - Brian Doerksen - The Shiyr Poets "Recover" CD

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.

Interview date: 
July 4, 2016 - 21:00
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Arts Connection for Monday, June 27, 2016 - Janis Cox - "Kingdom of Thrim"

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.

Interview date: 
June 27, 2016 - 21:00
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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.

Interview date: 
June 20, 2016 - 21:00
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