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Friday Special Blend
Friday June 7th, 2019 with Chris White, Barbara Gray, Alecks Charron
Marley Giunta (Alive + Well), Nicki Bridgland (Rideau Sports Centre), Barb Gray's Arts Report, Pauline Brown (Pauline Brown's School of Stepdancing)

Marley Giunta drops by the studio to talk about her business called 'Alive + Well' that makes home-made fermented foods and delivers them to your door. Subscribers to Marley's service also have access to her 'Marley loves your guts' newsletters, videos, gut health resources, and discounts on merchandise and catering. The website is We chat with Nicki Bridgland, founder and CEO of Rideau Sports Centre ( Nicki oversaw the conversion of the former Rideau Tennis Club to a drop-in multi-sport and wellness facility with a restaurant, bar, yoga studio, massage clinic, fitness centre and gym. Drop-in activities include tennis, volleyball, soccer, basketball, ball hockey and swimming, and there are sports camps for kids. Rideau Sports Centre is located on four acres just across the Rideau River from Strathcona Park in Sandy Hill. The onsite restaurant is The Bridge Public House ( which offers free live music Wednesdays on the covered Upper Deck overlooking the river. Open House on Friday, June 14 (Adults 18+) and Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 15 (All ages) – mostly free activities, including the Outdoor Pool! We talk with Pauline Brown, founder of Pauline Brown's School of Stepdancing. She Pauline was Quebec Champion in 1983, and was inducted into the Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame in 2003.She'll tell us about "A Show to Remember", a fiddle and stepdance concert taking place at Centrepointe this Sunday afternoon. The concert is a fundraiser for the Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County. Pauline is also a songwriter -- we'll play some examples of her creations. The school of stepdancing operates in Ottawa, Quyon and Chelsea – website
All That Is
The Lucky Sisters - So Lucky Canadian
All Along the Way
Dave Gunning - No More Pennies Canadian
Interview with Marley Giunta, Alive + Well (Part 1)
Follow Your Gut
Aleksi Campagne - Aleksi Campagne
Probiotic Pickle
Marley Giunta - live in the studio Canadian
Interview with Nicki Bridgland – Rideau Sports Centre
Sarah McLachlan - Fumbling Towards Ecstasy Canadian
Interview with Marley Giunta – Alive + Well (Part 2)
Follow Your Gut
Aleksi Campagne - Aleksi Campagne Canadian
Barb Gray's Friday Arts Report (Part 1): Interview with Dr. Janet Young, Neanderthal exhibition, Museum of History
BBC World Service News
Barb Gray's Friday Arts Report (Part 2): Interview with 'Tactics' playwright Darrah Teitel
Interview with Pauline Brown, Pauline Brown's School of Stepdancing
Ottawa Valley reel
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The Long Goodbye
Pauline Brown - . Canadian
Pastry Chef
Global Centric - Global Centric Canadian
Interactive CKCU