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The Kingstonian – Len Matiowsky – Singing for the fun of it!

Len has been singing most of his life and now directs his passion to building, promoting, and singing with the Kingston Townsmen Chorus and the Perpetual Emotion Quartet.  This episode first aired during the 2018 Christmas Break. Music performed in this episode: “Halleluia” / Perpetual Emotion Quartet & She Sings Chorus/  Recorded live    “The Secret of Christmas” / Kingston Townsmen Chorus, Limestone City Voices & Greater Kingston Chorus / Recorded Live 

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The End! December 29, 2018

Matt’s on his own for the last WAFFLES! in 2018, which means it’s gonna get dark, folks. REAL dark. It’s The End. The Apocalypse. The Final Days. Songs about the big finish, the end of everything… and sometimes not.  Pre-recorded at home due to vacation plans; please forgive any audio quibbles. Abime des Oiseaux :: Oliver Messiaien Piano Four :: Howard Shore It Is Accomplished :: Peter Gabriel Chill of Death :: Charlies Mingus Final Days of the Apocalypse :: The Comet is Coming Death is Not the End :: Bob Dylan Waiting for the Big One :: Peter Gabriel Death is Not the End :: Nick Cave In the End :: Rush It’s Not The End of the World :: John Southworth Dance me to the End of Love :: Leonard Cohen Happy Ending :: Manitoba / Caribou The End :: Wagon Christ In The End :: Lionrock The End :: Nico The Final Countdown :: Postmodern Jukebox A che ora e la fine del mundo :: Luciano Ligabue Apocalypse Pop Song :: Memphis Apocalypse Never :: Compassion Gorilla New Year Song :: Hey Rosetta! This Year :: Mountain Goats

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Christmas Special 2018

A Special Christmas show featuring a 2 act adaptation as a dramatic reading of Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ as performed by Peter Aston, Michelle Mallen, Donald Mitchell, William Mitchell, Adele Mitchell, Wendy Luella Perkins, and Charlie Walker.   Instrumental: Snowfall White Noise, by Michael Casteels

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MegaXmas Spegtacular 2018

It’s Crimbus! Thrill to old faves like The Waitresses and Slade, jazz classics from Oliver Jones, Holly Cole and Bela Fleck, get depressed in the middle bit with a bunch of downer songs, and dive deep into traditional dungeon synth with Krampusnacht. Songs this episode:  Jingle Cats :: Special Xmas WAFFLES theme Let It Snow :: Oliver Jones If We Make It Through December :: Holly Cole Il Est Ne/Ca Berger :: The McGarrigle Sisters & the Chieftains Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies :: Bela Fleck & the Flecktones The First Snow :: Hey Rosetta Merry Christmas (I Love You) :: Hawksley Workman Linus & Lucy :: Los Straitjackets Pandora’s Christmas Box :: Quartango White Christmas :: Otis Redding Blue Christmas :: Old 97’s River :: Blue Rodeo 2000 Miles :: Whitehorse Happy, Happy Christmas :: Ingrid Michaelson Oi to the World :: The Vandals No Xmas for John Quays :: The Fall Merry Xmas (War is Over) :: Damien Rice Il Est Ne, Le Petit Enfant :: Siouxsie & the Banshees Veni, Veni, O Belznicki :: Krampusnacht Christmas at the Airport :: Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets Merry Xmas Everybody :: Slade Hey Sis, It’s Christmas :: RuPaul Christmas at Continue Reading

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3 Kingston Book Launch Readings

First hour features, from an October 24th event at Novel Idea Bookstore and emceed by Kirsteen MacLeod, Pamela Mulloy reading from and launching her new book ‘The Deserters’. Following that, from a November 15th launch and reading event held again at Novel Idea, you’ll hear a reading by Carolyn Smart, and then a reading by Susan Gillis as she Kingston launched her new collection of poetry, ‘Yellow Cranes’. Second hour features, from a November 21st launch event again held at Novel Idea Bookstore, Lindy Michefske reading from and discussing her latest book ‘Out of Old Ontario Kitchens’. More details on our Facebook group!

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Holiday Music & Holiday Spirits with Dr. Kip Pegley

Dr. Kip Pegley (Dan School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University) joins us in studio to discuss their research & teaching and to discuss the impact of holiday music on shoppers in the period leading up to Christmas.  Music embedded in this podcast includes:John Legend “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”Karen Carpenter “Merry Christmas Darling”Diana Krall “Christmas Time is Here”

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Setting the Course: James Juhasz on Sailing and Studies!

Olympic hopeful James Juhasz (ArtSci ’20) joins us in studio to talk about his passion for sailing and the keeping an even keel between his studies at Queen’s University and his sport.  Listeners get an opportunity to learn about the hard work this gentleman puts into training, competition, pursuing a degree in Geography, and (hopefully!) sailing for Gold with Team Canada at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games!

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2 Kingston Book Launches

From a November 1 event at Novel Idea Bookstore, you’ll hear Sean Mallen reading from and launching his new book Falling for London. Following that, from a November 13 event called “Feed Dog & Friends” Kingston Launch, you’ll hear a welcome by Stuart Ross, then readings by Dale Tracy with her chapbook Celebration Machine, and Alice Burdick with her collection Deportment. Then you’ll hear a reading by Allison Chisholm with her debut collection of poetry called On the Count of None, and then the Q&A that followed. For more information about this episode, check out the Finding a Voice Facebook Group.

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