Arts Connection

Arts Connection for Monday, November 2, 2015 - Johnny Wideman - "This Will Lead to Dancing"

Theatre of the Beat’s (http://theatreofthebeat.ca) vision is to “create meaningful theatre that both challenges and inspires.” Its latest production, This Will Lead to Dancing is proving both thought-provoking and controversial look at the discussions taking place about whether or not to affirm or welcome the LGBTQ community in the Mennonite Church in Canada.

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November 2, 2015 - 21:30
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Arts Connection for Monday, October 26, 2015 - Sara Davison - "The End Begins"

What would a society where Christians are considered terrorists and the Bible has been outlawed look like? The End Begins, the first book in Sara Davison’s new “The Seven Trilogy” suggests that plot line in this romantic thriller.

 

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October 26, 2015 - 21:30
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Arts Connection for Monday, October 19, 2015 - J. Scott McElroy - "Creative Church Handbook"

A frequent topic of discussion on this program is the role and/or place of the arts within the church. Starting with Bezalel, whom God “gave the skill and know-how” to create the furnishings and furniture of the Tabernacle, to the writings of Hans Rookmaaker and Calvin Seerveld, the argument has been made that the arts do indeed have a place in the Church and churches. And now, American author, broadcaster and artist J.

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October 19, 2015 - 21:30
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Arts Connection for Monday, October 12, 2015 - Mike Janzen - "Nudging Forever" project

Tonight’s guest has dreamed about a collaboration between the beauty of a classical string orchestra and the spontaneity of a jazz trio. Jazz pianist Mike Janzen’s (https://mike-janzen.squarespace.com/) latest project Nudging Forever will do just that and he’s on the phone with us tonight, to talk about the project.

 

Interview date: 
October 12, 2015 - 21:30
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Arts Connection for Monday, October 5, 2015 - Karen Burke - "Made for Worship" CD

For nearly three decades, the Toronto Mass Choir (http://tmc.ca/) has been sharing God’s good news through music that incorporates contemporary gospel, traditional gospel and Caribbean influences. The Juno-award winning choir recently released its 10th CD, a full-length live worship album titled Made for Worship.

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October 5, 2015 - 21:30
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Arts Connection for Monday, September 28, 2015 - Christy Ziss - "Young Ladies of Baddeck Club"

After a successful debut run in Nova Scotia this past summer, Lost & Found Theatre Company members Christy Ziss and Hannah Ziss are bringing their new play The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club (http://www.lostandfoundtheatre.com/index.php/ct-menu-item-3/ct-menu-item-9) to Waterloo Region.

Interview date: 
September 28, 2015 - 21:30
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Arts Connection for Monday, September 21, 2015 - Carolyn Arends - 20th anniversary CD, Renovare

Carolyn Arends (http://carolynarends.com/) has been busy. She’s putting the finishing touches on her 20th anniversary CD and has recently been appointed as the first Director of Education for Renovare. She talks to us about these projects.

 

Interview date: 
September 21, 2015 - 21:30
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Arts Connection for Monday, September 14, 2015 - Peter Chattaway - "Meeting God at the Movies" forum

Peter Chattaway spends a lot of time watching movies and television shows. That’s because for the past decade Peter's (http://www.patheos.com/blogs/filmchat/author/peterchattaway) reviews have been posted online or published in print.

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September 14, 2015 - 21:30
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Arts Connection for Monday, September 7 2015 - Derrick Drover - "Hymns" CD

Derrick Drover (http://derrickdrover.com/) spent the latter part of his summer in a recording studio, laying down tracks for a new CD project. Hymns is, according to Derrick Drover’s website, “a combo of my three other albums in one, very vintage but powerful. Musical and introspective.”

 

Interview date: 
September 7, 2015 - 21:30
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Arts Connection for Monday, Aug 31, 2015 - Ruth L. Snyder - "7 Essential Habits of Christian Writers"

Tonight’s guest has written for a number of Christian publications including Testimony and The Upper Room along with publishing three novelettes, a devotional book and an introduction to Twitter for writers. Ruth L.

Interview date: 
August 31, 2015 - 21:30
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