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Hosts: Amie Watson, Craig Sauve, Ken McMurray
Special Contributors: Joshua Hind, Rana Alrabi, Tom o
Technical Production: Amie Watson
Music from the show (in the order it was played)
- Danny Vallee: “Fires of Sorrow” : http://www.valemusic.ca
- CerAmony: “Shine Alive” : http://www.ceramony.ca
Amie’s Food Report
- BU Wine Bar
- Restaurant DNA
- Nuit Blanche
Phone Interview – Walter Lyng
- Walter Lyng is the organizer of comedy/music night at NDG’s Wheel Club
- The Wheel Club in a well-regarded establishment in NDG best known for hosting the weekly Hillbilly night which celebrates old school country and blue grass music.
It is a particularly unique venue in this city, especially for a stand up comedy show of this nature. For the first time since these shows started, a musical act will be included. Singer / songwriter Bones Malones is an upcoming artist in the city’s underground music scene and will be at this week’s event.
- Thursday, March 3rd
- Comics: Peter J. Radomski (host), Matt O’Neill, Christopher Betts, the unique music and musings of Bones Malones and the Wheel Club’s own Robby Hoffman
- $5, 8:30pm, 3373 Cavendish Blvd, just south of Sherbrooke.
Municipal Headlines with Craig Sauve and Ken McMurray
- City Council this week:
- All about The Auditor General
- AG doesn’t show up to invitation
- Michèle Ouimet agrees that he shouldn’t have:
- Auditor strikes back:
- Other issues from city council
- Parc Ex and development of Outremont Rail Yards:
- Keeping Douglas Hospital grounds green<
- Bedbug databank created:
- 7400 Saint-Laurent:
- http://www.petitionenligne.fr/petition/centre-7400/949 (Online petition)
- http://www.leprogresvilleray.com/Actualites/Vos-nouvelles/2010-12-02/article-2009250/7400-:-Un-premier-pas-vers-une-mobilisation/1 (mobilization already well en route)
- French Mega-Hospital (CHUM) contrived and built by non-Quebec expertise?
- Catania 1420 Mont-Royal Ouest sales office vandalized:
- Lasalle ER to get 34 million dollar revamp:
- White-collar Union (CUPE) comes out with new video: http://ruefrontenac.com/nouvelles-generales/politiquemunicipale/34136-video-scfp
- Gentrification in Plateau in the spotlight this week:
- Second exit at Vendome Metro for MUHC is requested
In Studio Interview with CerAmony
- CerAmony is a Cree rock band from the James Bay region
- Listen to their music here:
Rana Alrabi – A Streeter on Homelessness
- Rana and Laurence ٌapproached people in one of Montreal’s metros on Valentine’s day to ask what they think of homelessness. A brief and to-be-continued collection of perspectives and perceptions on homelessness in the city
Your Weekly Action Items
- Josh has become convinced that the Mainstream Media can only cover one revolution at a time, even though it seems like the entire Middle East in embroiled.
- Here’s a quick breakdown of other countries where freedom’s on the march:
- Here’s an great overview:
- TUNISIA: The hard times aren’t over as crowds now demand the removal of interim PM
- EGYPT: Military says it will not allow Mubarak supports to return to power
- JORDAN: Anti-government protests spread
- IRAN: Opposition plans new protests
- SAUDI ARABIA: Students plan protests, intellectuals call for broad reform
- BAHRAIN: After killings fail to quell protests, opposition leader allowed to return
- COTE D’IVOIRE: Rival governments bring an end to 6-year old cease fire
- Links to come…