11 episodes

Broadcaster Mark Wigmore hosts the new podcast, "Art at the End of the World". Enjoy long-form conversations with fascinating personalities who have helped to shape culture, while learning how they work within, and interpret our changing times. Artists, entertainers, and innovators speak to their life experience and craft while reflecting on what it is to make and curate art in the current political and cultural climate. Season 2 will welcome neo-classical phenomenon Alexandra Streliski, filmmaker Robert Lantos, Theatre groundbreakers Chris Abraham & Weyni Mengesha, documentarian Alan Zweig, and many more. Get to know the artists and thinkers helping to shape culture, and find out how they create and reflect, here at the end.

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Broadcaster Mark Wigmore hosts the new podcast, "Art at the End of the World". Enjoy long-form conversations with fascinating personalities who have helped to shape culture, while learning how they work within, and interpret our changing times. Artists, entertainers, and innovators speak to their life experience and craft while reflecting on what it is to make and curate art in the current political and cultural climate. Season 2 will welcome neo-classical phenomenon Alexandra Streliski, filmmaker Robert Lantos, Theatre groundbreakers Chris Abraham & Weyni Mengesha, documentarian Alan Zweig, and many more. Get to know the artists and thinkers helping to shape culture, and find out how they create and reflect, here at the end.

    Remix - DJ Skratch Bastid

    Remix - DJ Skratch Bastid

    Mark Wigmore speaks with world-renowned and award-winning DJ Skratch Bastid in an extended conversation that covers everything from DJ Battles and his Nova Scotia roots, to working with DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Wu-Tang Clan.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Episode 5 - Alan Zweig

    Episode 5 - Alan Zweig

    Filmmaker Alan Zweig shares behind-the-scenes stories into the making of his award-winning documentaries including "Hurt", "A Hard Name", "Vinyl" and "Coppers".

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Remix - Ron Davis, 2020 Juno Nominee

    Remix - Ron Davis, 2020 Juno Nominee

    Mark Wigmore speaks to 2020 Juno Award Nominee Ron Davis about his Toronto roots, his foray into the law and language, and his big ideas on music, life, and cross-genre composing!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 4 - Weyni Mengesha, Soulpepper Theatre

    Episode 4 - Weyni Mengesha, Soulpepper Theatre

    Soulpepper Theatre Artistic Director Weyni Mengesha explains her fascinating family history and shares from a life of arts, activism and adventure. From "Da Kink in My Hair" & "Kim's Convenience" to her first full season as a programmer with an institution that has seen radical transformation.

    • 59 min
    Remix - Howard Shore, Oscar Winning Composer

    Remix - Howard Shore, Oscar Winning Composer

    From "Lord of the Rings" and "Gangs of New York" to "Lighthouse" and "Saturday Night Live": Legendary Toronto-born film composer Howard Shore reflects on a life in music.

    • 46 min
    Episode 3 - Robert Lantos

    Episode 3 - Robert Lantos

    World-renowned filmmaker and producer Robert Lantos speaks to Mark about 5 decades of movie making, his inventive path to becoming an Oscar and Golden Globe-nominated cinematic force, why he believes Superheroes are the enemy, and his passion for his latest project, The Song of Names.

    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

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Art at the end... amazing premise

Well done! The world needed this podcast for so many reasons. It’s time to make sense of what’s going on from the creators themselves. What are they experiencing? What are their solutions? Can’t wait to hear the rest of the episodes.

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