Thursday, July 24, 2008

Beer, Architecture, and University Matters

Today on the show:

1. Rodolphe el-Khoury - U of T Architecture - We spoke with Rodolphe about the Exhibition "The Streets Belong to All of Us!". More info at: and

2. Troy Burtch - We spoke to Troy about the local craft brewing community in Canada. Troy created the popular blog the "Great Canadian Pubs and Beer" blog where he talks about beers and pubs in Canada. Check it out at:

Check out some of the local brews at the up coming Craft Beer Festival at Hart House on July 31st - check it out at

3. Leslie Mak - 1st Year Engineeering Recruitment at U of T - We spoke with Leslie about new programs to help new engineering students transition into the university environment. We also spoke about initiatives to help reward students for their extracurricular involvement. For more information go to:

4. Laney Marshall - Hart House Elections - We spoke with Laney about the renovations of the porter's desk and the upcoming elections at Hart House. For more information go to:

Music on the show:

Mattress - Pollution
Plants and Animals - Good Friend
Tokyo Police Club - Graves
Two Hours Traffic - Stuck for the Summer
Major Maker - Forty Five
Skinny Puppy - Dal

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Summerlicious, Men's Varsity Volleyball, Beaches Summer Jazz Festival.

1. Explore Toronto during the summer! Dinner at the CN Tower, Tour Bus (Do you agree with the guide?) Summerlicious - Select Toronto restauraunts offer discounts to encourage torontonians to sample the city's wide selection of fine dining.

2. Ed Drakich, Men's UofT Varsity Volleyball coach. Responsible for managing the beach volleyball tournament for the summer olympics in Beijing. Beach Tournament starts on August 9th (Women's) August 10th (Men's).

3. Beaches Summer Jazz Festival. Bill King and Jessica from The Divas talk about the many differnt artists playing at the festival. Starts July 18th at 6pm at Woodbine and Lakeshore. The Young Divas will be touring across Canada starting in November. This weekend, July 19th & 20th the street scene will fetaure over 40 bands. For more info check out

Music on the show:
Bach - Sonata #2 in A minor -(allegro) Performed by Lara St. John
Sloan - Parallel Play - Champ Champagne
Hilotrons - Lovesuit
Plants and Animals - Bye Bye Bye
Jessica Lalonde - Isn't it Romantic
Sophie Berkal-Sarbit - Love For Sale
Joshephine Biundo - Bei Mir Bist du Schon

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Life in the City, and Beyond...

Today on the show:

1. Tong Wang and Majid Valipour - students with the International Students' Centre. Tong (from China) and Majid (from Iran) spoke about their experiences with ISC, with Toronto and Canada, and with sports in North America (specifically softball). For more info go to:

2. Geeta Sheker - Director of Initiative for Women in Business at the Rotman School of Management. Geeta spoke about a new program called "Business Edge for Internationally Trained Women". Check out their website for more info:

3. Sophia LeFevre and Meredith Cheesbrough playwright and actors for the Fringe Festival. Sophia wrote a hilarious comedy called "Follow your Bliss" all about the paths and pitfalls of women trying to find success. For ticket, venue, and schedule information check out:

4. Nona Robinson, Dean of Students for University College at the University of Toronto. Nona discussed the Commuter Student Centre and the activities and resources available to commuting students at U of T.

Music on the show:

Plants & Animals - Lola Who?
The Acorn - Heirlooms
Hilotrons - Lost in Yichang
Gonzales - Working Together
Adam & the Amethysts - The Return
Besnard Lakes - Disaster

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Sports, Performance, and Hart House.

Today on the show:

1. U of T Track and Field - Jill Clark - Kidd-Crothers Track Meet on July 8th at Varsity Stadium. UofT to host 2009 and 2010 Canadian Track and Field Championships. For more info go to:

2. Hart House and the Porter's Desk - We spoke with Jennifer Faulkner about Hart House's porter's desk undergoing a renovation. It will become a one stop shop for information at Hart House. You'll even be able to sign up for Athletics classes there. And the desk will be wheelchair accessible!

3. Best Make Out Spots on Campus - blogUT recently posted the a list of the best make out spots on campus. Check them out at their website:

4. Shakespeare's "As You Like It" on Philsopher's Walk - We spoke with Doug and Susan about taking a walk down "philospher's walk" behind Hart House. A production of Shakespeare's As You Like It will be performed at philosopher's walk on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights until August 2nd at 8pm. So bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a summer evening in a beautiful green space at U of T. For more information on dates and ticket prices visit:

Music on the show:

Steve Reich - I sure hope Gabriel likes my music, when the day is done
Cuff the Duke - Surging Revival
Elephant - Colour Your Frailty
Gonzales - Let's Ride
Does It Offend You, Yeah? - Let's Make Out
The Russian Futurists - The Science of the Seasons
Ghost House - Well Made World