Thursday, December 11, 2008

Grad Room, Coalition Government, and Hart House Activities

Guests on the show:

1. Jeff Richardson - Programming Co-ordinator of Gradute Students
We spoke with Jeff about the new Grad Room: a place for grad students to hang out. For more information visit:

2. Jamie Biggar - Canadians for a Progressive Coalition
A grassroots and non-partisan citizen group working to build momentum and demonstrate support for a progressive coalition in Canada. For more information visit:

3. Abby Ralph - Hart House Programs Intern
We spoke with Abby about two big events: Hot Talks and the Hancock Lecture. Hot Talks is a collection of talk about a variety of interesting and thought-provoking topics. The next one is on Jan 21st at 6:30pm in the Arbor Room. For more information visit: The Hancock lecture is on February 4th at 7pm featuring Prof. Nick Bontis, get free tickets through:

4. Rick Palidor - Hart House Film Board
We spoke with Rick about the Hart House Film Board and the U of T Film Festival. The board is now accepting submissions for the festival until February 14th, 2009. The film board is also hosting a variety of workshops on various aspects of filmmaking. For more information visit: and

Music on the show:

Montag - Going Places
Patrick Watson - Luscious Life
Stars - 14 Forever
Wolf Parade - The Grey Estates
Hexes and Ohs - Looking to Fight
Major Maker - Forty-five

Thursday, December 4, 2008

National Day of Rememberance and Action, Community Partnerships, World Music, and Grad Escapes

Guests on the show:

1. Cheryl Campagne - Status of Women Office
The Status of Women Office has the mandate "to address inequities experienced by women at the University and to promote policy development in areas of particular relevance to women." We spoke with Cheryl about the National Day of Rememberance and Action happening on December 5th. The event focuses on violence against marginalized communities. The main event is from 12:15 to 1:30 at the Great Hall in Hart House. For more information visit:

2. Mary Thelander - Centre for Community Partnerships
We spoke with Mary about the From 3 to 3 Volunteer program. The program's goal is to link up volunteers with young people from diverse cultural background and aid them in learning english as a second language. For more information and to apply as a volunteer visit:

3. Tim Des Islets - Director of World Music
The World of Music organizes workshops around the city and throughout the year. They pride themselves on having a diverse group of artists and types of music and linking different creative people together who might not normally meet. Tonight will be their "wrap-up" party in the Arbor Room at Hart House at 9pm.

4. Estelle Olivia - Grad Escapes

For more information visit:

Music on the show:
Dandi Wind - Powerball
Patrick Watson - Giver
Stars - Undertow
Electric Gypsyland - La Revedere
Autorickshaw /w Gordon Shead - Surya
Mother Mother - Miles
Hexes and Ohs - Suspicion