The poet, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of Poetry is Dead Daniel Zomparelli talks about the local writing scene and the Read Local BC event he’s hosting, Wednesday, 15 April 2015, Roughing it in the Bush Revisited, and more, with Joseph Planta.
The BC Liberal MLA for Vancouver-False Creek, and former mayor of the City of Vancouver, Sam Sullivan joins Joseph Planta to discuss Abraham Lincoln, his legacy and his impact in the United States and beyond.
The actress Emmelia Gordon returns to the Firehall Arts Centre’s production of last year’s hit, Proud by Michael Healey (a role that was nominated for a Jessie Award), from 07-25 April 2015. She discusses her part, politics and more, with Joseph Planta.
Diane Brown, the artistic director of Ruby Slippers Theatre, talks about playing the title role their production of Linda Griffiths’s The Duchess a.k.a. Wallis Simpson, running from 07-18 April 2015 at the Historic Theatre at the Cultch; as well she and Joseph Planta discuss The Duke and Duchess of Windsor and more.
The actor Andrew Wheeler discusses his role as the Prime Minister in Michael Healey’s play Proud, playing at the Firehall Arts Centre 07-25 April 2015, Stephen Harper, politics, theatre in Vancouver, and more, with Joseph Planta.
The executive director of the Association of Book Publishers of British ColumbiaMargaret Reynolds, talks to Joseph Planta about Read Local BC, and the various events between April 1st and April 22, 2015 throughout BC to showcase books and the book industry of the province.
The actor Patrick Keating discusses his new stage show, which he wrote and stars in: Inside/Out: A Prison Memoir, running at the Little Mountain Gallery, 02-12 April 2015; he and Joseph Planta discuss writing a show like this, its impetus, and his time incarcerated.
The acclaimed author Fred Stenson discusses his recent novel Who By Fire (Doubleday, 2014), which looks at life in the Albertan resource industry, as well he discusses with Joseph Planta, the writing scene in Alberta and more.
The life and poetry of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is discussed with the editor and translator of a new collection, Goethe’s Poems (Ronsdale Press, 2015); Graham Good, professor emeritus in the English department at UBC, and an author talks with Joseph Planta.
Dr. Pieter Cullis, director of the Life Sciences Institute and professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of British Columbia discusses his new book The Personalized Medicine Revolution: How Diagnosing and Treating Disease Are About to Change Forever (Greystone, 2015), with Joseph Planta.
J.P. Pawliw-Fry discusses the book he’s co-written with Hendrie Weisinger, Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When it Matters the Most (Crown Business, 2015), with Joseph Planta.