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This is a showcase of a weekly series of spoken word shows, 'finding a voice', aired on CFRC 101.9fm, Kingston, ON – Show's host/blog space manager, Bruce Kauffman at bruce.kauffman@hotmail.com — Notice: Some short segments of these blogs may only very occasionally contain strong/mature language.

Finding A Voice CFRC.ca Podcast Network

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This is a showcase of a weekly series of spoken word shows, 'finding a voice', aired on CFRC 101.9fm, Kingston, ON – Show's host/blog space manager, Bruce Kauffman at bruce.kauffman@hotmail.com — Notice: Some short segments of these blogs may only very occasionally contain strong/mature language.

    Today’s ‘finding a voice features readings or discussions from a recent open mic and two book launch events

    Today’s ‘finding a voice features readings or discussions from a recent open mic and two book launch events

    Brodcasted on Friday, February 21, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from a January 30th book launch event at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear M. Max Hamon with his new book “The Audacity of his Enterprise: Luis Riel and the Metis Nation That Canada Never Was, 1840-1875”. Following that from the February 4th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading in that monthly series, you’ll hear readings by Matt Drabenstott, Michael Casteels, Bob MacKenzie, Meg Freer, Lyle Merriam, Jhordan Layne, Tia Lunn, and Sasha Hill. In the second hour, from a February 13th Kingston book launch and reading event at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear Ray Robertson reading from and discussing his new book, “How to Die: A Book About Being Alive”.  

    • 1 hr 59 min
    This week’s show features a university reading and discussion, and 7 readings from a local open mic

    This week’s show features a university reading and discussion, and 7 readings from a local open mic

    Broadcasted on Friday, February 14, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ In the first hour, from the February 4th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading in that monthly series, you’ll hear readings by Ron Chase, Sarah Emtage, Allan Watt, and Gretchen Huntley. Following that, from the February 5th Creative Writing at Queen’s Reading and Conversation series, you’ll hear Lesley Belleau’s reading. In the second hour, from the Queen’s Creative Writing event, you’ll hear Lesley Belleau in conversation about her work and writing practices. Following that, from again the February 4th open mic, you’ll hear readings by Carma Niceforo, Anne Graham, and Allison Chisholm. 

    • 1 hr 55 min
    Over 30 readings from the 4-disc collection “Poetry On Record: 98 Poets Read Their Work (1888-2006)”

    Over 30 readings from the 4-disc collection “Poetry On Record: 98 Poets Read Their Work (1888-2006)”

    Broadcasted on Friday, February 7, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – Over the course of both hours, you’ll hear readings or performances from 34 poets pulled from the 4-disc set called “Poetry On Record: 98 Poets Read Their Work (1888-2006)”

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Recent readings from a local open mic and a telephone interview and reading

    Recent readings from a local open mic and a telephone interview and reading

    Broadcasted on Friday, January 31, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from the January 7th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading in that monthly series, you’ll hear the full of the third round with readings by Sarah Emtage, Meg Freer, Bob MacKenzie, Michael Casteels, Dale Tracy, Alison Wong, Ken Chin, Leyla Pavao Chisamore, Ragini Singh, Cory Tokay, Eric Folsom, Jordan Layne, and me. In the second hour, you’ll hear a recent interview I conducted with author Charlene Jones, followed by her reading from her latest book – a memoir called “My Impossible Life” that was just released in November.

    • 1 hr 57 min
    Recent readings from a monthly open mic

    Recent readings from a monthly open mic

    Broadcasted on Friday, January 24, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from the first round of the January 7th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading in that monthly series, you’ll hear the full of the first round with readings by Ron Chase, Tia Lunn, Nuard Tadevosyan, Lee-Ann Taras, Sasha Hill, Sarah Emtage, Meg Freer, Bob MacKenzie, Michael Casteels, Carma Niceforo, Dale Tracy, Alison Wong, Ken Chin, Quentin Kerr, Leyla Pavao Chisamore, Ragini Singh, Cory Tokay, Eric Folsom, Jordan Layne, and me. In the second hour, from again the January 7th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading, you’ll hear the full of the second round, with readings by essentially all the same poets listed in the first hour.

    • 2 hrs 1 min
    This show offers a mix of more traditional poetry, spoken word, dub poetry, and storytelling

    This show offers a mix of more traditional poetry, spoken word, dub poetry, and storytelling

    Broadcasted on Friday, January 17, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, you’ll hear an eclectic mix of recordings: US poet William Stafford, Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, and Ontario dub poet Chet Singh. In the second hour, you’ll hear poetry by Canadian poet Norman Cristofoli, followed by triphop spoken word with the Austrian based group Sofa Surfers, and then a collaborative performance by US storyteller Utah Phillips and musician Ani DiFranco.

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