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Friday Special Blend
Friday August 11th, 2017 with Susan Johnston and Amanda Jetté Knox and Bob LeDrew
Asinabka film festival

Look Happy it's the end of the world
Matthew Good Band - Underdogs Canadian
Alejandro Yoshizawa is the director of "All Our Father's Relations", which screens on Sunday night as part of the Asinabka Festival. All Our Father’s Relations (祖根父脈) tells the story of the Grant siblings who journey from Vancouver to China in an attempt to rediscover their father’s roots and better understand his fractured relationship with their Musqueam mother. Raised primarily in the traditions of the Musqueam people, the Grant family and their story reveals the shared struggles of migrants and Aboriginal peoples today and in the past. Film site: Asinabka Festival:
Sing it Loud
The Siss Boom Bang - Sing it Loud Canadian
Lana Slezic is the director of the documentary "Bee Nation". This film, about spelling bees, screens at Asinabka Sunday night. Film site: Asinabka Festival:
Write you a letter
Amanda Rheaume - Keep a Fire Canadian
Up Up Up Up Up Up
Ani DiFranco - Up Up Up Up Up Up - Righteous Babe
Small Town
Fred Eaglesmith - Tambourine - Caroline Distribution Canadian
Barbara Gray brings us our weekly arts report, with coverage of gallery news, Westboro Fuse, Asinabka Festival, The Gladstone, and much much more.
Winter's Child
Ziibiwan - Winter's Child - RPM records Canadian New
When the storm has passed
Wolf Saga - When the storm has passed Canadian New
Ziibiwan and Wolf Saga are just two of the acts performing as part of a day of indigenous music at Asinabka Festival. The day takes place at Gallery101 from 3 pm - 2 am.
What You Do To Me
Tribe Royal - Colours of the Sun Canadian New
Tribe Royal is back from their east coast tour and playing a gig at the Rainbow on August 19.
Magnolia Tree
Terry Gillespie - Bluesoul Canadian
Terry Gillespie is playing a rare Ottawa show on September 8 at the Centrepointe Theatre studio. His new CD is "Home Boy". Show tickets: Terry info:
Sugar Foot Stomp
Connie's Inn Orchestra - Sugar Foot Stomp
Connie's Inn Orchestra is also known as Fletcher Henderson. This record is part of the Great 78 project, an initative to digitize 200,000 (YES, 200,000) 78 rpm records. Learn more:
Strawberry Blonde
Whitehorse - The Road to Massey Hall Canadian
Interactive CKCU