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Dance, music, visual art, theatre and get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind the work. Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning as they meet the creators of today's digital offerings. We are a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network!

The Breakfast Dish Griffin Cork & Karen Johnson-Diamond

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Dance, music, visual art, theatre and get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind the work. Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning as they meet the creators of today's digital offerings. We are a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network!

    #75 - Alex Sarian

    #75 - Alex Sarian

    Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, film, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free!

    This week, for the finale of the third season of The Breakfast Dish Podcast, Karen and Griffin are joined by the quick-witted Alex Sarian. Previously working at the prestigious Lincoln Centre in New York, Alex has been the CEO of Arts Commons since 2019 and comes on the show to chat about Calgary, burps, and building a vision for one of Canada's largest artistic hubs.

    ALEX SARIAN: https://twitter.com/alexsarian
    ARTS COMMONS: https://www.artscommons.ca/
    RAGTIME: https://www.artscommons.ca/whats-on/ragtime-a-concert-performance

    Is somebody you know making art in Alberta? Or, you know, maybe you just want to chat with us. We want to hear from you! Shoot us an e-mail at thebreakfastdish@gmail.com.
    We are a member of the Alberta Podcast Network: Locally grown, community supported.  This episode is brought to you by Alberta Blue Cross and Pod Power.

    Music by Alixandra Cowman: https://alixandracowman.com/
    Graphic Design by Morgan Ermter: www.numerafilms.com/
    THE BREAKFAST DISH:
    FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/TheBreakfastDish/
    TWITTER: twitter.com/BreakfastDish
    FOLLOW GRIFFIN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
    TWITTER: twitter.com/GriffinCork
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/griffincork/
    FOLLOW KAREN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
    TWITTER: twitter.com/mrsndiamond
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/karenjohnsondiamond/

    • 40 min
    #74 - Luc Tellier

    #74 - Luc Tellier

    Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, film, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free!

    This week, Karen and Griffin are joined by actor, director, and educator Luc Tellier. Luc is the is the Director of Education and Outreach at the Citadel Theatre, but he's mostly here to chat about Theatre Alberta's Summer Drama Camp for Teens: ARTSTREK! After a year away and a year online, they are back IRL with Qui Nguyen's She Kills Monsters the play of study.

    LUC TELLIER: https://www.instagram.com/stories/luctellier__/2845473284192626869/
    THEATRE ALBERTA'S ARTSTREK: https://www.theatrealberta.com/artstrek/
    SHE KILLS MONSTERS BY QUI NGUYEN: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/She_Kills_Monsters

    Is somebody you know making art in Alberta? Or, you know, maybe you just want to chat with us. We want to hear from you! Shoot us an e-mail at thebreakfastdish@gmail.com.
    We are a member of the Alberta Podcast Network: Locally grown, community supported.  This episode is brought to you by Edmonton Community Foundation and Alberta Blue Cross.

    Music by Alixandra Cowman: https://alixandracowman.com/
    Graphic Design by Morgan Ermter: www.numerafilms.com/
    THE BREAKFAST DISH:
    FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/TheBreakfastDish/
    TWITTER: twitter.com/BreakfastDish
    FOLLOW GRIFFIN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
    TWITTER: twitter.com/GriffinCork
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/griffincork/
    FOLLOW KAREN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
    TWITTER: twitter.com/mrsndiamond
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/karenjohnsondiamond/

    • 34 min
    #73 - Spencer Estabrooks (Live at the Calgary Expo!)

    #73 - Spencer Estabrooks (Live at the Calgary Expo!)

    Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, film, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free!

    This week, Karen and Griffin were invited to record an episode live at the 2022 Calgary Expo! So, who better to chat with than filmmaker, author, and Expo Expert; Spencer Estabrooks. Spencer sits down with our hosts to chat about One Hit Die, Sharkasaurus, love comics, and BIKEPOCALYPSE.

    SPENCER ESTABROOKS: https://www.instagram.com/spencer.easy/
    ONE HIT DIE: https://watch.thefantasy.network/tv-show/one-hit-die/
    SHARKASAURUS: https://renegadeartsentertainment.com/product/sharkasaurus/
    ALBERTA COMICS - HOME: https://renegadeartsentertainment.com/new-this-season/alberta-comics-anthology/
    ROY LICHTENSTEIN: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_Lichtenstein

    Is somebody you know making art in Alberta? Or, you know, maybe you just want to chat with us. We want to hear from you! Shoot us an e-mail at thebreakfastdish@gmail.com.
    We are a member of the Alberta Podcast Network: Locally grown, community supported.  This episode is brought to you by Inventures and Pod Power

    Music by Alixandra Cowman: https://alixandracowman.com/
    Graphic Design by Morgan Ermter: www.numerafilms.com/
    THE BREAKFAST DISH:
    FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/TheBreakfastDish/
    TWITTER: twitter.com/BreakfastDish
    FOLLOW GRIFFIN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
    TWITTER: twitter.com/GriffinCork
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/griffincork/
    FOLLOW KAREN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
    TWITTER: twitter.com/mrsndiamond
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/karenjohnsondiamond/

    • 48 min
    #72 - Arlene Orchard and Dai Matsuzaka

    #72 - Arlene Orchard and Dai Matsuzaka

    Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, film, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free!

    This week, Karen and Griffin chat with Dai Matsuzaka and Arlene Orchard, a Grade 12 drama student/drama teacher combo at Foundations for the Future Charter Academy. Dai just finished starring in, directing, choreographing and designing a one act play for his high school and he tells us just how that is humanly possible. Arlene, besides being a teacher and a choir director and a professional musician, is also on the steering committee for the Alberta High School Drama Festival.

    ARLENE ORCHARD: https://www.instagram.com/arleneorchard_writer/
    DAI MATSUZAKA: https://www.instagram.com/dai_matsuzaka/
    THE HIGH SCHOOL ONE ACT DRAMA FESTIVAL: https://ahsdfa.weebly.com/
    FFCA: https://hsc.ffca-calgary.com/

    Is somebody you know making art in Alberta? Or, you know, maybe you just want to chat with us. We want to hear from you! Shoot us an e-mail at thebreakfastdish@gmail.com.
    We are a member of the Alberta Podcast Network: Locally grown, community supported.  This episode is brought to you by ATB and Alberta Blue Cross

    Music by Alixandra Cowman: https://alixandracowman.com/
    Graphic Design by Morgan Ermter: www.numerafilms.com/


    THE BREAKFAST DISH:
    FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/TheBreakfastDish/
    TWITTER: twitter.com/BreakfastDish


    FOLLOW GRIFFIN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
    TWITTER: twitter.com/GriffinCork
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/griffincork/


    FOLLOW KAREN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
    TWITTER: twitter.com/mrsndiamond
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/karenjohnsondiamond/

    • 33 min
    #71 - Col Cseke & Mike Keir

    #71 - Col Cseke & Mike Keir

    Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, film, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free!

    This week, Karen and Griffin chat with Col Cseke and Mike Keir from Inside Out Theatre. Col is the Artistic Director of Inside Out, and will be directing Karen and Mike in an online improv show later this month. They chat about their neighborhoods, their history with improv, lying to bus drivers, and telling time through wrestling.

    COL CSEKE: https://www.instagram.com/csekecol/
    MIKE KEIR: https://joyfulmagpies.com/2015/05/15/theatre-and-biography-meet-in-mike-karen-karen-mike/
    INSIDE OUT THEATRE: https://www.insideouttheatre.com/
    IOT'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwZ5qXUNSW-bEn-1rPsSlNQ

    Is somebody you know making art in Alberta? Or, you know, maybe you just want to chat with us. We want to hear from you! Shoot us an e-mail at thebreakfastdish@gmail.com.
    We are a member of the Alberta Podcast Network: Locally grown, community supported.  This episode is brought to you by Inventures and Park Power!

    Music by Alixandra Cowman: https://alixandracowman.com/
    Graphic Design by Morgan Ermter: www.numerafilms.com/
    THE BREAKFAST DISH:
    FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/TheBreakfastDish/
    TWITTER: twitter.com/BreakfastDish
    FOLLOW GRIFFIN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
    TWITTER: twitter.com/GriffinCork
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/griffincork/
    FOLLOW KAREN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
    TWITTER: twitter.com/mrsndiamond
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/karenjohnsondiamond/

    • 33 min
    #70 - Fabienne Colas

    #70 - Fabienne Colas

    Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, film, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free!

    This week, Karen and Griffin chat with "The Queen of Festivals", Fabienne Colas. Winner of the 2019 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award,  Fabienne Colas is an award-winning actress, filmmaker, speaker, and business owner who works tirelessly and passionately to support and promote diversity off and on screen around the globe. We're focusing on the Calgary Black Film Festival, one of twelve (12!) festivals Fabienne founded.

    FABIENNE COLAS: www.fabiennecolas.com
    THE CALGARY BLACK FILM FESTIVAL: https://calgaryblackfilm.com/

    Is somebody you know making art in Alberta? Or, you know, maybe you just want to chat with us. We want to hear from you! Shoot us an e-mail at thebreakfastdish@gmail.com.
    We are a member of the Alberta Podcast Network: Locally grown, community supported.  This episode is brought to you by The Alberta Podcast Network and the Edmonton Community Foundation!

    Music by Alixandra Cowman: https://alixandracowman.com/
    Graphic Design by Morgan Ermter: www.numerafilms.com/
    THE BREAKFAST DISH:
    FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/TheBreakfastDish/
    TWITTER: twitter.com/BreakfastDish
    FOLLOW GRIFFIN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
    TWITTER: twitter.com/GriffinCork
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/griffincork/
    FOLLOW KAREN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
    TWITTER: twitter.com/mrsndiamond
    INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/karenjohnsondiamond/

    • 43 min

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