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Now displaying: March, 2017
Mar 29, 2017

Comedian Fatima Dhowre recounts her many near death experiences and breaks down her first comedy set.

 

Fatima is performing at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival April 6th to 9th.

Betty Lambert was a writer based in Vancouver. Crossings was the only novel she published, but she also wrote plays, radio plays and short stories. That piece featured the voices of writers Anakana Schofield and Claudia Casper, Betty's daughter Ruth Lambert and Betty's sister, Dorothy Beavington. Thanks to Lee Beavington and Arsenal Pulp Press for their assistance.

Mourning Coup is the musical project of Chandra Melting Tallow.

Brad Ross is a man who knows Chad Kroeger

 

Find links to more of their work at canadalandshow.com/imp

 

Thank you to CIVL Radio and the podcast Cited for bringing us to the University of Fraser Valley in Abbotsford, where this show was originally performed.

Mar 22, 2017

A ten-year-old leads the revolution on Youtube. An interview with two child screenwriters goes badly. A dad and daughter review Mac DeMarco's old band.

 

Sceneable is a Youtube channel by a ten-year-old from Quebec named Dylan. He vlogs about things like communism, women's rights and growing fish.

Cave Small Cave Big is a surreal short film that was written by Madeline Lee Harker and Adelaide Shwartz when they were five. It was directed by Joƫle Walinga. Follow Cave Small, Cave Big on Facebook for updates about upcoming screenings, currently planned for Brooklyn, Albuquerque, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Contributors: DandD Listens, Katie Jensen


 

Music on this episode:

"Slush Puppy Love" and "Heat Wave" by Makeout Videotape.

The Cave Small Cave Big music comes from the film's soundtrack, written by Carl Didur, Thom Gill and featuring "solo" by Madeline Lee Harker.

Mar 15, 2017

The Fader's Anupa Mistry on a strange early clip of the Weeknd, new music you should pay attention to and why you should stop talking about the 6ix.

 

Anupa Mistry is the Canada editor at The Fader and she's written for outlets like Rolling Stone, Pitchfork and CBC Music. She writes about music and pop culture.

We brought her in to talk about some of the stuff she's been into lately.

Here's that video clip of The Weeknd that surfaced and @the6track Twitter account where Anupa found it.

Nav is a rapper/producer from Toronto. You can listen to his music on Soundcloud and see the video for his song "Some Way" here.

French duo The Blaze makes music and directs videos. Here's the video for "Territory."

 

Follow Anupa on Twitter: @_anupa

Mar 8, 2017

Kapwani Kiwanga sends a message to Saturn. SlowPitchSound goes to Wonderland. Rajni Perera launches the deities into space.

 

Kapwani Kiwanga is a multimedia artist born in Hamilton and based in Paris. She talks to Aliya about the Sun Ra Repatriation Project, her attempt to contact jazz musician Sun Ra on Saturn. Her first exhibition in Canada is going on right now at the Power Plant in Toronto.

Rajni Perera is a Toronto-based artist whose work contains elements of science fiction, mythology and sexuality.

 


Music on this episode:

An excerpt from WNDRLNDED by SlowPitchSound, who calls himself a "scifi-turntablist." His new album THK SKIN is released this Friday, March 10th.

The interview with Kapwani featured clips from "Looking Outward," "Outer Nothingness" and "Nebulae" by Sun Ra.


 

We're coming to Abbotsford, BC for a FREE live show on March 18th! Get the details on our website: canadalandshow.com/imp

Mar 1, 2017

Katie Stelmanis, AKA Austra, talks about her awkward CBC dance party, her time in an ostracized riot grrrl band and owning her music.

 

Austra's new album is called "Future Politics." You can stream it on Bandcamp. Find more of her stuff at our website: canadalandshow.com/imp

 

Songs on this episode:

"Future Politics," "Utopia" and "43" from Future Politics.

"Painful Like" from Olympia.

 

The Imposter is hosted by Aliya Pabani and produced by Kevin Sexton. Follow us on Twitter: @IMPSTR / @Aliyapabani

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