Arts Connection

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.

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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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Arts Connection for Monday, June 13, 2016 - Michael Austin Harris - "Glorious Kingdom" CD

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.

 

Interview date: 
June 13, 2016 - 21:00
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Arts Connection for Monday, June 6, 2016 - Barrie Doyle - "The Lucifer Scroll" book

At the end of The Excalibur Parchment, modern Druids had been thwarted in their attempt to gain control of the world by finding Excalibur, King Arthur’s legendary sword. Tonight’s guest carries on the zeal of the Druids for world domination as they search for another ancient relic in his latest book The Lucifer Scroll.

Interview date: 
June 6, 2016 - 21:00
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Arts Connection for Monday, May 30, 2016 - Sandra Orchard - "A Fool & His Monet" book

With her successful Port Aster Secrets trilogy brought to a close, tonight’s guest has embarked on another romantic suspense series, this time featuring a rookie FBI agent, art and the long-unsolved murder of a loved relative. Sandra Orchard’s latest book A Fool & His Monet has recently been released by Revell books and Sandra’s on the phone with us from her home office on the Niagara Peninsula to talk about the book.

Interview date: 
May 30, 2016 - 21:00
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Arts Connection for Monday, May 23, 2016 - Ali Matthews - Crowdfunding for new CD

It’s been a while since we’ve talked with tonight’s guest, a talented, award-winning singer/songwriter who is about to enter the studio to record her eight album. Ali Matthews, who is in the midst of a crowdfunding campaign for this next CD, notes that it will be a collection of faith and worship songs that will celebrate God’s goodness and mercy. Ali talks to us from her home office in Stratford, Ontario to talk about the upcoming project.

Interview date: 
May 23, 2016 - 21:00
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Arts Connection for Monday, May 16, 2016 - Ruth Coghill - "Women of the Word" release

Gifted international speaker Ruth Coghill founded the ministry Words to Inspire – Lifelong Empowerment from God’s Word to help people learn to memorize, meditate, study and apply the word of God. Part of this ministry takes the form of a series of books including her most recent Women of the Word. Ruth is on the phone with us tonight from her home office in Fergus, Ontario to talk about the book.

 

Interview date: 
May 16, 2016 - 21:00
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Arts Connection for Monday, May 9, 2016 - Kim Pottruff & Randy Gliege - Audience of One production of "The Dream"

Guelph’s Audience of One Christian Theatre Company is, in theatre talk, treading the boards again this month. The company’s fourth production, The Dream, takes a look at the Easter story from the perspective of Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea who reluctantly sentenced Jesus to be crucified.

Interview date: 
May 9, 2016 - 21:00
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Arts Connection for Monday, May 2, 2016 - Steve Bell and Jamie Howison - The "I Will Not Be Shaken" collection

Tonight’s guests have been working on a project that “has been slowly simmering for years.” Released last year the two-part I Will Not be Shaken  compilation features a CD with all of Steve Bell’s songs based on the Psalms and a book co-written by Bell and friend and pastor Jamie Howiso

Interview date: 
May 2, 2016 - 21:00
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