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[9 Apr 2015]

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.

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[7 Apr 2015]

Dr. Richard Beamish discusses the book he co-wrote with Gordon McFarlane, The Sea Among Us: The Amazing Strait of Georgia (Harbour Publishing, 2014), with Joseph Planta.

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[7 Apr 2015]

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.

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[6 Apr 2015]

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.

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[3 Apr 2015]

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.

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[2 Apr 2015]

The author Adam Lewis Schroeder discusses his new novel, All-Day Breakfast (Douglas & McIntyre, 2015), and more, with Joseph Planta.

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[2 Apr 2015]

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.

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[1 Apr 2015]

The executive director of the Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia Margaret 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.

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[30 Mar 2015]

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.

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[25 Mar 2015]

The broadcaster and voice-over artist Doc Harris reflects on his career in Vancouver radio, broadcasting, and more, with Joseph Planta.

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[24 Mar 2015]

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.

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[20 Mar 2015]

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.

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[19 Mar 2015]

The journalist and author Suki Kim discusses her bestselling memoir, Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea’s Elite (Crown, 2014), with Joseph Planta.

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[19 Mar 2015]

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.

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[16 Mar 2015]

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.