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Friday Special Blend

Friday Special Blend
Friday August 9th, 2019 with BobLeDrew
Partying safely, visual arts, and UPROAR

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Harrow Fair - Call to Arms Canadian
Kym MacAulay of Ottawa Public Health joins us to talk about a new session that aims to get people prepared to party -- but safely -- during Capital Pride and summer festivals. The session takes place Tuesday, and it's free! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/partysafe-capital-pride-tickets-68463059855
A Body Needs
Naviger - Barn Raising Canadian
This Time Tomorrow
Lloyd Spiegel - This Time Tomorrow
Australian bluesman Lloyd Spiegel comes back to Canada for an extensive tour including October dates at Shenkman and the Neat Cafe. http://lloydspiegel.com/tour/
Louis Seguin stops by to talk about the 19th annual Art in Strathcona Park event, a fundraiser and community event for the Mental Illness Caregivers Association. More than 100 artists displaying their work, a silent auction, poetry, a barbecue, and all in support of mental health support initiatives for those who care for people with a mental illness. http://www.micaontario.com/news_events.php
Run River Run
Jamie Anderson - The Truth Appears Canadian
The Waitress
The Waifs - Sink or Swim
How Is This Going To End?
Kerri Ough - One Day Soon
Monica Bradford Lea is one of the producers of the first Uproar Festival. "Founded from a desire to see more diverse voices on stage, UPROAR is a new festival that will showcase cis/trans women and non-binary artists of all kinds. From theatre, music, and dance to fine art, poetry & more — our goal is to create a community where cis/trans and non-binary artists of all ages, backgrounds, and disciplines can come together, share their passions, and support each other. " The festival takes place at Arts Court, and day tickets are just $20! https://uproarfest.ca/festival/
King Sugar
Kobo Town - Where the Galleon Sank Canadian
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Jon Brooks - Moth Nor Rust Canadian
Erin Crowell is assistant curator at Wall Space Gallery, which is opening its "Great Big Wall of Smalls" exhibit today and running through the month. We talk big ideas about small canvases and sculptures, and the role of curators in commercial galleries. https://www.wallspacegallery.ca/events/2019/8/1/the-great-big-wall-of-smalls
Will You Love Me Tomorrow
Melanie Brulee - Fires Floods and What We Leave Behind Canadian
Honey Runnin
Lee Harvey Osmond - The Folk Sinner Canadian
Interactive CKCU