Friday’s Show Notes – Feb. 17, 2011

To listen to the show LIVE, click HERE

To download the archived recording, click HERE


Show Credits

Hosts: Amie Watson, Craig Sauve, Joshua Hind, Ken McMurray
Special Contributors: Tom o
Technical Production: Amie Watson

Music from the show (in the order it was played)

  • Baths – “Maximalist” (from the album “Cerulean”)
    • Playing tonight at Il Motore with Braids
    • Baths is LA-based beat-maker Will Wiesenfeld and song is from his latest and first album “Cerulean”
    • kind of like Girl Talk in that it’s electronic music but he doesn’t just press “play”. He gets really into it and plays drum machines live and dances and gets the crowd going.

Amie’s Food (and Circus) Report

  • This week Amie tells you about 1 reservation you need to make and 1 event you need to attend
  • Preview of the Zawedeh brunch on Feb. 27th – $34 all-you-can-eat hummus, baba-ganouj, vine leaves, fattouche, tabouli, kibbe naya (ground beef with bulgour, onions, and mint), lamb and beef kafta, chicken shish taouk, katayef, and more. Part of Montreal Festival en Lumiere.
  • Wine and Cheese at the Complexe Desjardins, Fri. 11:30am-7pm, Sat. 11:30am-5pm
  • Amie’s cheese picks: F.X. Pichet and Au Gre des Champs
  • La Chronique lunch recap
  • Preview of Festival Mondial du Cirque du Nouveau Monde

Dispatches from Dakar – Patrick Bond on mobilizations against UN climate summit, Durban 2011

  • In this segment of Dispatches from Dakar we hear from Patrick Bond of the Centre for Civil Society at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. Bond speaks on the current mobilization in South Africa and globally against the upcoming UN climate summit to take place in Durban, South Africa between November 28th & December 9th. Activists are converging on the UN climate summit after the widely perceived failure of the COP 15 conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. to adequately address the roots of global climate crisis. In this interview Bond details the mobilization efforts in South Africa lead-by communities directly impacted by climate change both in Durban and globally.

Municipal Headlines with Craig Sauve and Ken McMurray

In Studio Interview – Yves Elmit from Medical Air for Palestine

  • Call for info: 514-843-7875
  • M.A.P. is marketing four Palestinian products with all proceeds going to building parks for Palestinian children and helping farmers in Palestine to buy farming equipment
  • The products being offered are Zeitouna Olive Oil, animal product-free Naplouse Soap, (both of which are certified fair trade),  Za’atar, and Dates.

Your Weekend Action Items

Community Listings

  • Festival en Lumiere – ongoing
  • Baths at Il Motore – Friday night
  • Confabulation presents “the shortest story” – Saturday, 9 PM. Mainline Theatre: 3997, St. Laurent.
  • The Return of Thump: THUMP is back in action as a new monthly Saturday night dance-a-thon. Saturday 10PM. CFC, 6388 St-Hubert, Montreal
  • La Frigorifete du Plateau -a winterfest organized by the Plateau Borough.
  • Sexy Dirty Bloody Scary: Mainline Theatre, 3997 St-Laurent. Running till March 5th.
  • Montreal BASS Alliance. Tonight, 10 PM. DUBMA$HINE (underground loft, capacity 650) 3810 St-Patrick (Metro Charlevoix/Place St-Henri). 10 PM tonight.
  • Laughter session put on by MTL Laughter League: 5165 Queen Mary Road #511. Saturday, 2PM.
  • “Aladdin” -Put on by the left of centre theatre company: Lots of fun for anybody. Lodge Room @ Victoria Hall
    4626 Sherbrooke West Street, Westmount

    Saturday February 19th @ 2:00 pm
    Sunday February 20th @ 2:00 pm

    St-George Anglican Church
    1101 Stanley Street (Across from the Bell Centre)

    Saturday February 26th @ 2:30 pm
    Sunday February 27th @2:30 pm
    Saturday March 5th @ 2:30 pm and 7:00 pm
    Sunday March 6th @ 2:30 pm
    Bookings: or 514-523-2716

    Adults: 12$
    Seniors/ Students: 10$
    Children: 8$


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