Edmonton podcast roundup: April 8, 2017

 

April 7 podcast roundup

I somehow listened to a ton of podcasts over the past couple of weeks, even though I also binge-listened to S-Town. For a change, let’s start the roundup with the heavyweights that usually end up at the bottom, and then we’ll work our way towards the briefer listens.
More than 60 minutes: Chris Chang-Yen Phillips interviews Sarah Hoyles, Dave Cournoyer and Kisha Supernant about truth at a live taping of Let’s Find Out; learn all about Edmonton’s vibrant experimental music scene and sample a bit of it yourself on Cups N Cakes; and Chris Falconer talks to fellow yoga practitioner Dani Parks on his great new podcast, Open Up and Om. 
Episode 8 - How We Know What`s True (Live)
Under an avalanche of fake news and misinformation, it seems more important than ever to understand how we know what’s true. On March 11, 2017 we brought out a panel of speakers to The…
Episode 081 - An Experimental Inquiry
This episode features an interview with two of the biggest names in Edmonton’s experimental music community. First, Mustafa Rafiq talks about the beginning of Pyramid Indigo and running the…
Open Up and Om - #3 - Dani Parks. The Squad Leader
Sat down with Dani Parks for Episode 3 of Open Up and Om. She’s an inspiring human that loves challenging herself and building the community with her squad. Check her out at Lahari Yoga in…
More than 60 minutes: What It Is previews Peter and the Star Catcher at the Citadel and Bright Burning at Studio Theatre; and Bollywood is for Lovers explores feminist films with Shrina Patel of ShaktiFlow.
Ep 126: Theatre Is My Niche
Guests: Farren Timoteo & Andrea Rankin and Colleen Murphy With: #theatremari & Brian Bergum Hosted by Taylor Chadwick Creative Commons Music from Josh Woodward Contains some coarse language…
Episode 38 - Feminist Bollywood: Queen & Pink with Shrina Patel
We are joined by Dance Choreographer and Creative Director of ShatkiFlow Shrina Patel to discuss feminism and the portrayal of women’s issues in Bollywood cinema.
More than 60 minutes: The gang from I Have Some Notes try to fix Alien 3, while the gang at Plot Device make up a mockumentary about art that I would see in a heartbeat. And Erin and Paul at Trash, Art, and The Movies compare Kill Bill to Lady Snowblood.
Alien 3 - S02E05
Of the many praises we can shower on the Alien movies, Alien 3 is certainly the one with the highest shaved head count. Colin and Gregg are joined by now I Have Some Notes regulars Scott C….
WELCOME TO THE WORKSHOP by Plot Device
EPISODE ELEVEN It’s improv on improv as Plot Device invents a mockumentary about the wacky world of sculpture on a grand scale. Enter the workshop of renowned commercial artist “Bob”, a…
Trash, Art, And The Movies : TAATM #219: Lady Snowblood vs. Kill...
Erin and Paul review two films about sword-wielding women on kill-crazy rampages of revenge: the 1973 cult classic LADY SNOWBLOOD, and Quentin Tarantino’s 2003 genre mashup KILL BILL: VOL….
More than 60 minutes: Highlevel Showdown wonders what has happened to Alberta’s political centre; and Loyal Company of the River Valley celebrates Episode 100 with a fan roundtable about FC Edmonton.
Episode #78 - What happened to Alberta centrism?
We begin by discussing events in Alberta: Jason Kenney’s comments regarding LGBT alliances in schools and Rachel Notley’s “rivalry” with Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall. Also a look at the…
Loyal Company of the River Valley Podcast: LCRV = Episode 100
We figured we should do something big for 100, so went on location to the FCE Fan Shop to do a special fan round table with Tobi and Will. We talked about what got us to 100, our excitement…
45 to 60 minutes: On Bollywood is for Lovers, Erin and Matt look at a series inspired by The Godfather; on The Modern Manhood Podcast, German Villegas talks to former football player Shea Emry about what it means to be a man; and Science for the People interviews Cathy O’Neil about Weapons of Math Destruction, her book about the algorithms that rule us.
Episode 37 - The Sarkar Series: Govinda Govinda, More Govinda
In advance of the upcoming release of the third instalment, we discuss Ram Gopal Varma’s Sarkar series. There are spoilers for Sarkar, Sarkar Raj, and The Godfather series.
Episode 27: Shea Emry/Stepping Into Your Truths
I got a text from one of my friends and it said, “You need to check out Shea Emry” and attached was a TED Talk from him. I knew of Shea from an article I read about his retirement as a …
#415 - Weapons of Math Destruction: Science for the People
This week on Science for the People we look at the modern, inventive ways we try to use math and algorithms to make better decisions, and what happens when those solutions cause more…
45 to 60 minutes: Montreal Sauce has a two-parter with the delightful Alison Hagan, by day a fundraiser for the MS Society, and by night (at least some nights) one of the forces behind Edmonton’s Story Slam.
Talking Multiple Sclerosis - Montreal Sauce
Alison Hagan of the MS Society shared her journey on this episode. Conversation about the importance of farm communities, the history of cutting and pasting, the state of journalism,…
Story Slam - Montreal Sauce
Alison Hagan of the MS Society is back to tell us about a personal passion, The Edmonton Story Slam. We learn how it all started, the talented participants, prize money and Paul & Chris…
45 to 60 minutes: On Tales from the Hydian Way, you’ll hear a fascinating conversation about building downtime into roleplaying games in an interesting way. And on the Capital Ideas Edmonton podcast, you can hear me interview Bryan Smith, Lauren Dary and Andrea Beça (that’s right, the That’s So Maven ladies) about how to maintain focus.
Episode 134 - The Downtime Tale
We talk about how your characters got their first experience and a give few ideas how they spend time between campaigns. From ways to give out experience to ideas for training montages we…
EPISODE 40: SQUIRREL! THE ELUSIVE ART OF FINDING YOUR FOCUS -...
Here is the live podcast from our 60th Capital Ideas Edmonton event, on the topic of finding your focus. Hear from Bryan Smith of Bluetrain, Lauren Dary of L Photography and Andrea Beça of…
30 to 45 minutes: On Start the Music, Kat interviews Brother Octopus and plays some local music; on Vintage Edmonton Music, Rev Recluse recalls the career of Luis Dimas, the “Tom Jones of Chile” who ended up in Edmonton; and the crew at Enthusecast interviews Chris Tarvudd of Yeg Music.
Start the Music! 002 - Brother Octopus
The first full-length, proper STM episode. This week we have an interview and a track called Synth Cowboy from the Edmonton band Brother Octopus. Baby Teeth – Taco Hell Over Again – Old…
Vintage Edmonton Music Podcast #21: Luis Dimas- Today/Hoy (1982)
Articles, photos, ads, audio, and film from Edmonton, Alberta’s history
Enthusecast Special: Chris Tarvudd of Yeg Music
On a special edition of the Enthusecast, we sat down with Yeg Music co-founder Chris Tarvudd to discuss the current state of Edmonton music and Yeg Music’s vision for the future.
30 to 45 minutes: Did you know the Oilers made the playoffs? It’s kind of a big deal. Deb and Erika talk about that before exploring “old hockey” on Beginner’s Puck, and the Jasons relive Edmonton’s last playoff run with Fernando Pisani on Real Life.
#OldHockey (Beginner`s Puck 3)
This week Erika is riding the high of a clinched playoff spot while Deb is consoling herself with Mitch Marner gifs and wondering who will be her playoff team. We also discuss the Benn v….
Real Life Podcast Episode 21: Fernando Pisani
This week Struds and I caught up with one of the most popular players during the Oilers 2006 Stanley Cup run, Fernando Pisani. Pisani had an incredible spring. He scored 14 goals, which is…
30 to 45 minutes: The Press Gallery‘s panel of journalists looks at the politics of school lunch, daycare and collective agreements; on The Broadcast, Alex and Trish interview the two women in the Wildrose caucus; and on Basket of Yegs, Troy Pavlek explores several civic issues with Jeff Samsonow and Adam Millie.
Press Gallery #177: The Won`t Somebody Please Think Of The...
Between an expanded school nutrition program and more affordable day care, Premier Rachel Notley was all about the kids this week in Alberta politics.
Revenge Porn: Wildrose women weigh in on proposed legislation...
The Wildrose has introduced Bill 202, legislation that would essentially make it easier for women — and men — to sue for damages if their intimate images are shared online without their…
Basket of YEGs
Troy is joined by Adam Millie and Jeff Samsonow to discuss recent developments in municipal politics. Flags, security, and Southpark on Whyte all get some time
30 to 45 minutes: The Bad Feminists Book Club offers a critical reading of The Invention of Wings; on Adoptees On, Haley Radke has a searing conversation with a man who didn’t find out he was adopted until well into adulthood; and on True North Strange & Weird, Patee and Kim explore spies on Canadian soil.
Feb 2017: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
http://badfeministsbookclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/february17.mp3 Subscribe: iTunes || Google Play || RSS Feed Sorry for the late episode, but Jess’ book pick for February (& black…
Season 2, Episode 5: Keith - Late Discovery at Age 33
Show Notes Topics We Discussed * Keith was born in NYC in 1979 * Birthparents were drug addicts at the time of his birth; his birth mother had mental illness and was a prostitute * In the…

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30 to 45 minutes: Learn the story behind Plaza Bowling over beers with Wade from Suds with Buds; and explore expanding the audience for local podcasts with the audio from our March podcasting meetup on Seen and Heard in Edmonton.
SWB - Episode 9 - Plaza Bowling Co.
Download – Episode 9 Episode 9 – Plaza Bowling Co. Recorded On: 2017-03-13 Duration: 36:11 Guest: Trevor Location: Plaza Bowling Co. Featured Beer: Bench Creek Brewing – Black Spruce Porter…
Episode 63: Building local listenership
Our March podcasting meetup offered a local spin on #trypod, a campaign that started in the U.S. to encourage more people to listen to podcasts. I am, of course, strongly in favour of more…
15 to 30 minutes: On The Expats, Adam Rozenhart talks to a Canadian in Spain (and Catalonia); and on That’s So Maven, Andrea and Lauren interview two local entrepreneurs: Colleen Rice of Family Nexus and Erinn Trebaczkiewicz of The Skinny.
Episode 39: A Canadian Expat in Spain
Jane Morrison’s seen many parts of the world. But in pursuit of her PhD, and partly because her partner was pursuing his education in Barcelona, Spain, she decided to do the same. Learn…
Episode 39: Colleen Rice
This week, we sat down with Colleen Rice, whose business, Family Nexus, is centred on helping families through divorce. Having been through a divorce herself, Colleen wanted to support…
Episode 40: Erinn Trebaczkiewicz
This week, we sat down with Erinn Trebaczkiewicz, owner of The Skinny, a haven for adorable children’s clothing you’ll wish came in your size. Erinn’s set herself some pretty lofty goals…
15 to 30 minutes: On the NeWest Press podcast, Matt Bowes chats with the author of 59 Glass Bridges; on MF Galaxy, Minister Faust revisits a conversation he had with Marty Chan; and on The Modern Manhood Podcast, German Villegas talks to people at the screening of The Mask You Live In.
NeWest Press Audio : Episode #57: Steven Peters/59 GLASS BRIDGES
Author Steven Peters talks about his debut novel 59 Glass Bridges, as well as Calgary’s mysterious pedway system and the influence of Dante, Calvino and Carroll on his work.
MF GALAXY: MARTY CHAN ON FINDING VOICE AS KIDLIT AUTHOR,...
Marty Chan is one of E-Town’s most successful writers ever. He’s best known for his popular children’s and young adult books including Keepers of the Vault, Infinity Coil, and the…
Info Session 2: The Mask You Live In
On April 1st, Men Edmonton put on a special event screening the movie The Mask You Live In by the Representation Project. Through this movie Men Edmonton invited a panel of different men…
15 to 30 minutes: You’ll hear four great local stories on the Edmonton Community Foundation’s Well Endowed Podcast; Josh and Alan talk about Wrestlemania on Press Start to Join; and Lorne and Lynette talk about nurturing creative problem-solvers within an organization on Culture Cast.
Episode 7 - It`s Spring, and Edmonton is hoppin`! - The Well...
On this month’s episode we see how Red Sky performers are tackling reconciliation in their production Mistatim. We learn how to recognize gifted young musicians with Alexandra Munn. We talk…
Press Start To Join
Ramble about a sad Wrestlemania, and little bit about Twitter. And give an update on your YouTube channel.
Purple chickens and leadership: Eat or be eaten by Lorne Rubis
Being receptive to ideas, no matter where they come from, is a key leadership trait. And this naturally leads to the idea that people can be leaders at every level of an organization. This…
Less than 15 minutes: On Pet Sounds, Sarah Hoyles learns about how a dog named Pickle helps people appreciate art; on No Harm, Marvin Polis talks with some first responders in the Shuswaps; and on Let’s Go Outdoors, Michael Short covers the Canadian Archery Championships.
Episode 24 / Art with a side of Pickle
A little french bulldog named Pickle is helping people understand, appreciate and access visual art. It’s with her long-running Instagram account and website, Art Blog Dog Blog. We hear…
004 Volunteer First Responders by No Harm Health and Safety...
Welcome to a very special episode saluting volunteer first responders. It’s springtime in here in Canada, a time when families turn their attention to planning summer vacations. Here in…
Canadian Archery Championships continue to grow - Let`s Go...
The numbers are staggering, for an event that just got off the ground here in Canada a few short years ago, over 1,800 athletes converged in Edmonton…
Believe it or not, that’s just a small sample of the episodes released over the past little while in Edmonton. Find more local podcasts in previous roundups, on the Northern Content Network, on Guerrilla Radio and on the Edmonton Nerd List‘s media page. If you’d like my picks delivered to your inbox every other Saturday, subscribe to my newsletter.

Don’t miss our next podcasting meetup on April 30 — we’ll be talking to Fawnda Mithrush of Northwestfest and I Don’t Get It, and talking about a fun podcast event happening in May.

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