canada http://wamc.org en "Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story" By Robyn Doolittle http://wamc.org/post/crazy-town-rob-ford-story-robyn-doolittle <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Shocking new revelations about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, his family and associates by the Toronto Star reporter who has closely covered Ford’s career.</p><p><em>Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story</em>, by <a href="http://www.thestar.com/authors.doolittle_robyn.html">Robyn Doolittle</a>, will chronicle Ford’s ascent from a flamboyant city councillor to a mayor embroiled in controversy.</p><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 84591 at http://wamc.org "Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story" By Robyn Doolittle The Book Show #1309 - Dennis Bock http://wamc.org/post/book-show-1309-dennis-bock <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>After two acclaimed historical novels, one of Canada’s most celebrated writers now gives us the contemporary story of a man studying the suddenly confusing shape his life has taken, and why, and what his responsibilities—as a husband, a father, a brother, and an uncle—truly are.</p><p><a href="http://www.dennisbock.com/">Dennis Bock’s</a> new novel is <em>Going Home Again</em>.</p><p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 19:06:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 71449 at http://wamc.org The Book Show #1309 - Dennis Bock Tim Chaisson http://wamc.org/post/tim-chaisson <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.timchaisson.com/">Tim Chaisson's</a> U.S debut <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00937HM4I/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=B00937HM4I&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">The Other Side</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=B00937HM4I" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em> was released on February 26, of this year and was called "a handsomely crafted piece of work" by <em>The Guardian</em>. The album won the East Coast Music Award for Roots/Traditional Solo Recording of the Year.</p><p>A few weeks ago, the native of Prince Edward Island, Canada, was scheduled to come play live and record an interview with me - but on that day - I all-but-lost my voice. Not wanting to subject Tim (or listeners) to an aggravated croak of an interview - we asked if he’d come in and just play.</p><p>What we have to share with you now, is the 4 song set Tim played at The Linda with his cousin, Cody Chaisson, joining him on mandolin.</p><p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 62444 at http://wamc.org Tim Chaisson Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 1 http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-bill-owens-part-1-24 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Trade between Canada and the U.S. is vital to both countries.&nbsp;</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is working to make the trading process between the nations smoother.</p><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 61813 at http://wamc.org Jacob’s Pillow Dance and MASS MoCA co-present Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal http://wamc.org/post/jacob-s-pillow-dance-and-mass-moca-co-present-les-ballets-jazz-de-montr-al <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This weekend, <a href="http://www.jacobspillow.org">Jacob’s Pillow Dance</a> and <a href="http://www.massmoca.org">MASS MoCA</a> co-present world-renowned contemporary ballet ensemble <a href="http://www.bjmdanse.ca/">Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal</a> at MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center.</p><p>The Montréal-based dance company blends a variety of dance styles, influences, and music in three diverse works by prominent, international choreographers.</p><p>This co-presentation coincides with the final month of MASS MoCA’s Oh, Canada exhibit, the largest survey of Canadian contemporary art ever produced outside of Canada.</p><p>Ella Baff, Jacob’s Pillow Executive and Artistic Director, and Sue Killam, Director of Performing Arts at MASS MoCA, join us to tell us more.</p><p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 58697 at http://wamc.org Jacob’s Pillow Dance and MASS MoCA co-present Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal Ophira Eisenberg http://wamc.org/post/ophira-eisenberg <p><a href="http://ophiraeisenberg.com/">Ophira Eisenberg</a> will perform in Club B10 at <a href="http://www.massmoca.org">MASS MoCA</a> in North Adams, MA this Saturday, August 18, at 8pm.&nbsp;Ophira is a stand-up comic, actress, storyteller, and the host of NPR's <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ask-me-another/"><em>Ask Me Another</em></a>.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 14:10:40 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 45702 at http://wamc.org Ophira Eisenberg The Book Show #1245 - Richard Ford http://wamc.org/post/book-show-1245-richard-ford <p>Richard Ford is one of America&rsquo;s most highly revered writers. His book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0679735186/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0679735186">Independence Day</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0679735186" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1" /> </em>, was the first to receive both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award. Tue, 29 May 2012 19:46:26 +0000 Joe Donahue 39789 at http://wamc.org The Book Show #1245 - Richard Ford Oh, Canada at MASS MoCA http://wamc.org/post/oh-canada-mass-moca <p><a href="http://www.massmoca.org/event_details.php?id=663"><em>Oh, Canada</em></a> opens with a big party at <a href="http://www.massmoca.org">MASS MoCA</a> on Saturday at 6pm. The exhibition features more than 100 pieces from 62 contemporary Canadian artists from every corner of the nation to our north. Curator, Denise Markonish, takes us on an a tour of the exhibition - which - as we walked through was still in the process of being installed.</p> Thu, 24 May 2012 15:59:17 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 39679 at http://wamc.org Oh, Canada at MASS MoCA