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25 OCTOBER 2011 at 15 H 15 (HE)

The Link, Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Calgary designated a cultural capital for 2012: The western Canadian city of Calgary has been named a cultural capital of Canada for next year. Municipal officials hope to use the spotlight and the funding to change people’s perception of their city. Nicknamed Cowtown, Calgary is sometimes stereotyped because of its cowboy and rodeo culture. But, The Link's Alberta correspondent Frank Rackow tells us, Calgary’s artists say there is another story to be told about this fast-growing, economically vibrant and increasingly diverse city.

 

New publication seeks to add a Catholic voice to mainstream Canadian discussion: Convivium is a new magazine that aims, not to reinforce the separation of Church and State; but to encourage cooperation between the two. We talk to the magazine's publisher, veteran journalist Peter Stockland, about the magazine's mission, and its place in Canadian discourse.

http://www.cardus.ca/convivium/

 

SONG: Blinding Light

ARTIST: Ember Swift

ALBUM: Eleven Eleven

 

Indo Canadian Report - Canada Post marks Diwali with new stamps: Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights, the biggest celebration of the year for people of that faith the world over. Canada Post is honouring Diwali by issuing two new stamps. Canada Post's Keisha McIntosh-Siung tells Marc Montgomery a little bit about them and explains why the Post Office decided to issue these stamps.

 

Gilda’s Playlist - Sultans of String, Taurey Butler, Sarah MacDougall: Journalist and performer Gilda Salomone is in with a sampling of some of the best new releases by Canadian recording artists. Today, we hear music from the Toronto-based Sultans of String, also known as "Canada's ambassadors of musical diversity"; Montreal-based jazz pianist Taurey Butler; and, a very promising folk singer-songwriter, Sarah MacDougall of Vancouver.

**NOT FOR PODCAST**

http://www.sultansofstring.com/

http://www.taureybutler.com/

http://sarahmacdougall.com/news/

 

SONG: Road to Kfarmishki

ARTIST: Sultans of String

ALBUM: Move

 

SONG: Orquidea

ARTIST: Sultans of String

ALBUM: Move

 

SONG: Sunrise Sunset

ARTIST: Taurey Butler

ALBUM: Taurey Butler

 

SONG: Moonlight in Vermont

ARTIST: Taurey Butler

ALBUM: Taurey Butler

 

SONG: It's A Storm! (What's Going On?)

ARTIST: Sarah MacDougall

ALBUM: The Greatest Ones Alive

 

SONG: Sometimes You Lose, Sometimes You Win

ARTIST: Sarah MacDougall

ALBUM: The Greatest Ones Alive

 

 

Sports slam: Ian Jones drops by with a look at the latest news from the world of sport.

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Calgary designated a cultural capital for 2012

The western Canadian city of Calgary has been named a cultural capital of Canada for next year. Municipal officials hope to use the spotlight and the funding to change people’s perception of their city. Nicknamed Cowtown, Calgary is sometimes stereotyped because of its cowboy and rodeo culture. But, The Link's Alberta correspondent Frank Rackow tells us, Calgary’s artists say there is another story to be told about this fast-growing, economically vibrant and increasingly diverse city.

New publication seeks to add a Catholic voice to mainstream Canadian discussion

Convivium is a new magazine that aims, not to reinforce the separation of Church and State; but to encourage cooperation between the two. We talk to the magazine's publisher, veteran journalist Peter Stockland, about the magazine's mission, and its place in Canadian discourse.

Canada Post marks Diwali with new stamps

Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights, the biggest celebration of the year for people of that faith the world over. Canada Post is honouring Diwali by issuing two new stamps. Canada Post's Keisha McIntosh-Siung tells Marc Montgomery a little bit about them and explains why the Post Office decided to issue these stamps.

Sultans of String, Taurey Butler, Sarah MacDougall

Journalist and performer Gilda Salomone is in with a sampling of some of the best new releases by Canadian recording artists. Today, we hear music from the Toronto-based Sultans of String, also known as "Canada's ambassadors of musical diversity"; Montreal-based jazz pianist Taurey Butler; and, a very promising folk singer-songwriter, Sarah MacDougall of Vancouver.
**NOT FOR PODCAST**

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