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Friday Special Blend
Friday April 26th, 2024 with Susan Johnston and Morgan Mercury
Morgan Mercury recaps Ottawa's Next Drag Superstar. Interview with four poets from Beautiful Outlaw Press. Music from drag artists and Ottawa Grassroots Festival musicians.

In the first hour, drag artist and current Ottawa's Next Drag Superstar competitor Morgan Mercury recaps the first night of competition and talks about their artistic preparation and process. Music from Ottawa drag king Doctor Androbox; Ottawa based shape-shifting art-rock enchanter/ress Lady Charles; new music from Canada's Drag Race winner Priyanka; and first single from Meghan Aglaia/Morgan Mercury. In the second hour, Susan is in conversation with poets Chris Turnbull, Phil Hall, Jaclyn Piudik and Mark Goldstein from Beautiful Outlaw Press, about their new works and upcoming appearance on May 4th at Perfect Books in Ottawa. Music from Ottawa Grassroots Festival performer Graham Lindsey and new release from Ottawa based textcurious (nina jane drystek).
Doctor Androbox and the Pronouns - Fluid Ditties Canadian
Child of the Night
Lady Charles - Canadian New
No New Friends
Priyanka - Canadian New
Meghan Aglaia - Canadian
Graham Lindsey - The Next Best Thing Canadian
Flying Paul
Graham Lindsey - The Next Best Thing Canadian
textcurious - Canadian New
Interactive CKCU