HOTSHEET FOR THURSDAY AUGUST 10, 2006
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1. THE CURRENT:
The Province of Ontario is appealing Tuesday's court order to suspend
negotiations with native protestors in Caledonia until their blockade
has ended. This morning, The Current looks ahead, including a
conversation with an aboriginal scholar about how federal laws may or
may NOT apply to native concerns. Also, over the next two days, The
Current will feature two very different views of the situation in
Lebanon. Today, Beirut-based journalist Robert Fisk, who's been openly
critical of Israel's actions. On Friday, David Frum defends what he
terms Israel's justified response to Hezbollah. That's on The Current,
this morning at 8:30 (9:00 NT) on CBC Radio One.
They're singing and dancing to their adoring fans every night of the
week. So what if they don't play a single musical instrument? You tell
them they aren't real artists. Meet the karaoke obsessives, on
Subcultures with Hal Niedzviecki, this morning at 9:30 (10 NT) on CBC
3. SOUNDS LIKE CANADA:
Toronto band The Sadies have long been known for working with a wide
range of musicians - Blue Rodeo, Garth Hudson, Neko Case and Jon
Spencer, to name a few. Now brothers and Sadies frontmen Dallas and
Travis Good, who grew up in their own famous musical family, have
brought together many of those friends and relatives on a double live
album called 'The Sadies in Concert, Volume 1.' Jian Ghomeshi talks
with Dallas and Travis Good, on Sounds Like Canada, this morning at 10
(10:30 NT) on CBC Radio One.
4. SO YOU THINK YOU'RE FUNNY: ***also heard Friday evenings at 7:29
(7:59 NT) on CBC Radio One***
So, You Think You're Funny visits Slainte in Hamilton, Ontario this
week, where they've been holding "open mike" nights now for a couple of
years. Tune in to hear Walter Rinaldi and veteran comedian Kenny
Robinson as we present Hamilton's finest including Mark Sinodinos, Beth
Stupple, Jeanette Bent, Andrew Evans and Brenda Lennie. So You Think
You're Funny, this morning at 11:30 (noon NT) on CBC Radio One.
Meet a guy who chases meteorites as they head for Earth...on Freestyle,
this afternoon after your local noon show on CBC Radio One.
Stories from Africa this week on Dispatches - about a group of women
trying to educate their sisters - gently - about HIV/AIDS and sexual
violence. Also, why Johannesburg is one of the world's most dangerous
cities, and how a beauty queen is leading the fight against HIV/AIDS in
Botswana. That's on Dispatches, with Rick MacInnes-Rae, this evening at
7:30 (8 NT) on CBC Radio One.
7. GLOBAL VILLAGE: : ***also heard Saturday evening at 6:30 p.m. (7:30
AT; 8:00 NT) on CBC Radio Two***
This week, to mark the 2006 International Aids Conference in Toronto,
Global Village re-broadcasts a special program that recently won the
show a prestigious Gabriel Award. "Africa Positive: A Continent Against
AIDS" is a series of reports by our correspondents from Mali to South
Africa exploring the role music is playing in educating, supporting
victims and strategizing around the prevention of AIDS. Throughout the
show, host Jowi Taylor speaks with UN Special envoy for AIDS Stephen
Lewis about the role of culture in coping with the crisis, the
challenges of battling the disease, and where Mr. Lewis finds the most
hope. Global Village, tonight at 8 (8:30 NT) on CBC Radio One.
Part Five of Forty Years of Great Ideas tonight on Ideas. This week,
World peace. The intellectual life of a great thinker. The sex lives of
spiders. Ideas is always ready to take a second look at a good idea.
That's tonight on Ideas at 9 (9:30 NT) on CBC Radio One. (CONTINUES
9. THE ARTS TONIGHT:
Davy Rothbart is the man behind "Found:" - it's a book, a magazine, a
website, and a National Public Radio feature all about the crazy notes,
doodles, and photos that can be found on the streets of your
neighbourhood. Hear him in conversation with Eleanor Wachtel on The
Arts Tonight, right after the ten p.m. news (10:30 NT) on CBC Radio
10. BETWEEN THE COVERS:
Today on Between the Covers, Part One of "Postcard," by Alice Munro.
One of Munro's earliest, it's a tale of upset expectations: a small
town is abuzz with news of an unexpected wedding, and a woman realizes
she has squandered both her youth and her reputation. That's on Between
the Covers, tonight at 10:40 (11:10 NT) on CBC
11. NORTHERN LIGHTS:
Tune in to Northern Lights tonight for pianist Anton Kuerti playing
Beethoven. Also, music from the highly-acclaimed African Guitar
Summit. That's Northern Lights, with host Andrea Ratuski, at 11:00 p.m.
(11:30 NT) on CBC Radio One and at 4 a.m. (4:30 NT) on CBC Radio Two.
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12. HERE'S TO YOU:
A special musical profile of composer Frederick Delius today on Here's
to You. You'll hear about his adventures in the orange groves of
Florida, the music conservatory in Leipzig and the scenic mountains of
Norway. That's on Here's to You, with guest host Catherine Belyea, this
morning at 9 (9:30 NT) on CBC Radio Two.
13. STUDIO SPARKS:
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14. MUSIC FOR A WHILE:
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15. IN PERFORMANCE:
This evening on In Performance...a concert from the Vancouver Recital
Society's "Summer Combustion" festival. Pianist Minju Choi and cellist
Denise Djokic headline an outstanding group of soloists in music by
Mozart, Beethoven, Weber and Rossini. That's In Performance, with host
Andrew Craig, at 8:00 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC Radio Two.