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Friday Special Blend
Friday October 7th, 2016 with Susan Johnston and Bob LeDrew and Amanda Jette Knox
Random Play, Ron Benner, Alicia Borisonik and refugee choirs, Ann Vriend and Babes for Breasts!

Por Favor
Abel Maxwell - n/a Canadian New
Norma MacDonald - Burn the tapes Canadian
Octopus Books is honoured to present Ron Benner: Three Questions, this London, Ontario-based artist's recent book which documents his solo exhibition curated by Julian Haladyn for the McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London, ON. Ron Benner has been producing mixed-media photographic installations, including gardens and site-specific projects, for over three decades.

Link to theevent:
When I'm You
Danny Michel - Sunset Sea - Burnt Bun Canadian
Danny Michel plays a benefit fundraiser on October 14 at Philemon Wright High School in Gatineau. The concert will help create an designated space for indigenous students at the school.
Alan Neal is hosting the 2016 edition of Random Play, a Writersfest staple with musicians including Lynn Miles, Hannah Georgas, Rich Aucoin, Tanika Charles, Kaia Kater, and more, playing their own songs and a selection found on Alan's iPod. Random play happens October 13. Tickets:
Want to Believe
Rich Aucoin - Ephemeral Canadian New
Three Little Birds
Choir - n/a Canadian New
World Folk Music Ottawa and the Catholic Immigration Centre are creating a World Voices Choir, which will bring immigrants and refugees together to create a choir and to perform together in 2017.
Grupo Lokito - Putumayo Presents: Latin Beat - Putumayo
Everybody sings in Nashville
Ann Vriend - Love and Other Messes Canadian
Edmonton-based singer-songwriter Ann Vriend is part of the all-star lineup for the 10th Babes for Breasts concert October 14. She joins us by phone from Toronto to talk about her new projects and being part of the Babes for Breasts sisterhood. to donate or buy a ticket.
Anybody's different
Ann Vriend - N/a Canadian New
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