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Hosts: Ken McMurray, Liz Faure, Rachel Turpin, Craig Sauvé
Special Contributors: Amie Watson, Rae Dooley
Intro theme: “The Morning After” by The Narcicyst.
Monday through Friday from 7 to 9am, CKUT radio offers you fiercely independent, people-powered morning radio to inspire, featuring coverage on independent community-based arts and culture in Montreal and from around the world. We also bring you critical current affairs and news from Montreal and internationally from a social justice perspective.
Music: Lack of Sleep – “Bullet in a Bulls Eye”
-played last night at Le Divan Orange with Groenland
-Quebec quartet who’ve opened for some bigger local indie groups.
-Catchy, heavy-hitting electronic beats
Amie’s Food Report: La Fete des Vendanges in the Cantons-de-l’Est, September 3-5, 10-11, Magog, QC
Links (as mentioned in piece):
Les Péchés de Pinocchio – fois gras with crispy duck cracklings with maple-balsamic-toasted croutons
Cafe Massawippi – yogurt panna cotta with smoked maple trout, diced apple, and cider foam
Vignoble du Marathonien – 2009 late harvest dessert wine
Music: Groenland – “Our Last Shot” (3:53)
-played last night at Le Divan Orange with Lack of Sleep
-local group, formerly called “La Pieuvre” (the octopus), doing some catchy electro
Piece on India/Pakistan Independence by Rachel Turpin
Event will take place Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 6:30 pm at Oscar Peterson Hall, Concordia University, Loyole Campus , 7141 Sherbrooke, West.
Municipal Headlines with Ken McMurray, Liz Faure and Craig Sauvé:
Campbell Stuart, ex-mayor of Montreal-West, and Green Coalition activist regarding Green-Blue Belt for CMM and last Tuesday’s meeting.
Vision Montreal boroughs cry poverty:
No new measures announced on transport, sez TransMin and Preemo:
Troubles on Nun’s Island:
- And a vote to come up at Verdun borough council in September. NIMBYism or reduction of green-space? (I have the paper article for this):
Auditor General under fire by Mayor for alleged illegal activity (cue sound of glass breaking as Tremblay throws stones in own house):
New Urban Agriculture movement born in Montreal:
Would 400 trees have to be destroyed to make Pie IX buslane:
Montreal chamber of commerce suggests that Montreal should welcome more immigrants:
STM to replace all garbage and recycling bins:
(Liz idea) Alex Norris vs. A&W ads in the Plateau (tie this in with advertising in general):
Health Canada debates medical marijuana in Montreal, Boris St. Maurice speaks up:
Democracy Now! Headlines:
Tom’s Bike Traffic report
Brigette De Pape interview by Rae Dooley
Music: Lovisa Samuelsson – “Drunken Heart Song” (4:21)
-Swedish musician who played at Le Divan Orange Wednesday night, backed up by the group “Sun Has Found Me”.
-Lovisa started as a cellist and pianist but took up guitar and then took up songwriting.
-the music is beautiful and atmospheric, with haunting backup vocals. She also sings a lot in Swedish, but this is one of her English songs.
Liz Faure interview with Jason Hughes on the Empress Theatre:
- Ainsley McNeaney at the Mariposa Café (5434 Côte-St-Luc Rd), Friday, 8pm.
- Tera Ter Market in the park at Atwater and Ste-Catherine – say “hi” to Sweet Lee’s Bakery and congratulate them on opening their bakeshop in St-Henri on 291 Beaudoin at St. Henri (the street parallel to Parc Sir-George Etienne Cartier)
- FREE 90s Dance Party with DJs Jewish Guilt and ABS at Il Motore, 179 Jean-Talon West (near metro De Castelnau), tonight starting at 9pm. Note: They have AC.
- ARTS NDG
- Verdun Sidewalk Sale
- If Looks Could Kill – they will
- Parc Oxygène Demonstration to save da park! Cornroast + music + more! Saturday, August 20 · 1:00pm – 4:00pm, South of Ave des Pins, north of Prince Arthur, west of Parc Ave, east of Hutchison
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Outro theme: Caribou – “Lalibela”