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Alberta Scene

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Alberta Scene Radio - April 27 to May 10

Stay informed and up to date with Alberta Scene Radio - your daily audio guide to festival programming. Hosted by Producer and Executive Director Heather Moore and Programmer Michel Dozois, Alberta Scene Radio will feature interviews with special guests, audio clips and event information. With over 95 events happening at more than 20 venues across the national capital region there is truly something for everyone at the Alberta Scene.

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To play the audio programmes directly in your web browser, click on the dates below:

  • May 10, 2005: The big Terri Clark show, Barrage and some great music from John Stetch are part of this final podcast from Studio P3 at the NAC
  • May 9, 2005: Today, tune in to Alberta Scene Radio to hear Heather and Michel run through the classical and literary scene. And if you still think Alberta is only about country music, check out today's musical sampling of Amir Amiri and the McDades covering the traditional "V'la Bon Vent" like you've never heard it done before. (8 mins)
  • May 8, 2005: Heather and Michel offer you a complete run-through of Sunday's events and play music from Anne Vriend (7mins)
  • May 7, 2005: There's everthing from readings to dance on this second Saturday of Alberta Scene and we play the beautifully evocative folk-jazz sounds of Sillan and Young (8mins)
  • May 6, 2005: 17 shows today. Hear all about them and listen to a sampling of the music of Chad van Gaalen (8mins)
  • May 5, 2005: From Studio P3! Music, music, music. Some theatre and a great track from Lorrie Matheson (8mins)
  • May 4, 2005: Featured today Crazy Horse Theatre's noon hour show (don't miss this one) and music from Stewart MacDougall. And what's this about an AlbertaScene burger? (9mins)
  • May 3, 2005: We chat about "The Gift" and hear music by the wonderful Oscar Lopez. (8 mins)
  • May 2, 2005: Quiet Monday? Not a chance. It's a big country music day at the Scene and Michel and Heather run through the visual arts component of the Festival. We preview music from Adam Gregory. (10 mins)
  • May 1, 2005: The first weekend of Alberta Scene comes to end with a Sunday chock full of events. Listen along with Heather and Michel. We feature a musical preview of the Chris Andrew Trio. (9 mins)
  • April 30, 2005: Plan your Saturday at Alberta Scene with Heather and Michel. Music today from roots revivalist Corb Lund. (7 mins)
  • April 29, 2005: Alberta Scene Radio takes you into the first weekend of the festival. Rock out to the sounds of punk band Belvedere. Check it out. (10 mins)
  • April 28, 2005: Lights, mics, action! It's Day One of Alberta Scene. Welcome! Heather and Michel preview music from The Agnostic Mountain Gospel Choir (10 mins)
  • April 27, 2005: Heather Moore and Michel Dozois guide us through an Alberta Scene preview and feature a track from Tri-Continental. Hop on board the Alberta Scene bandwagon -- the Scene starts tomorrow. (17 mins)
  • April 21, 2005: Peter North joins Chris White from Edmonton to talk about The Gift: A Tribute to the Music of Ian Tyson coming to Centrepoint Theatre on May 3. Peter plays four beautiful selections from the show. (26 mins)
  • April 20, 2005: Chris White and Heather preview the world of folk and roots music featured at Alberta Scenes. Musical tracks from Tri-Continental and Wendy McNeill. (20 mins)
  • April 14, 2005: Dance programmer Brian Webb joins Heather from Calgary to preview the dance component of Alberta Scene. Shumka, Bomba!, Aboriginal dance, and much much more ... it's all here. (15 mins)
  • April 13, 2005: Lise Ann Johnson, theatre programmer for Alberta Scene joins us in Studio P3 to talk about all things theatre. Looking for an overview the best in theatre during the festival? Look no further. (17 mins)
  • April 8, 2005: The "punk-cast" -- Heather talks with programmer Greg Curtis in Edmonton about the exciting line-up of punk and hip-hop artists scheduled to perform during Alberta Scnene. Musical tracks from Chixdiggit and Belvedere. (18 mins)
  • April 2, 2005: Alberta Scene Radio promo: A short introduction to Alberta Scene Radio with Heather Moore (1 min)
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