Month: January 2017

Endeavours 028 – Nobu Adilman & Daveed Goldman, Young The Giant, Fairlith Harvey

Hello there, good to see you again!


Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman are the founder of the musical group Choir Choir Choir! which has had success with several viral videos including covers of Bowie, Prince, Cyndi Lauper, The Tragically Hip and Leonard Cohen. They have also fundraisers for Syrian Refugees, victims of the Orlando Nightclub Massacre and, most recently, the women’s march in Portland.

Young The Giant are an indie rock band from Irvine, California. Their third album Home of the Strange was released in August.

Fairlith Harvey is the founder and director of Geekenders, Vancouver’s favourite nerd performance troupe. They have become known for their Star Wars-themed Burlesque shows as well their musical projects including Portal 2: The Unauthorized Musical.

MUSIC

From Choir Choir Choir
Hallelujah


From Young The Giant’s Home of the Strange
Something to Believe In
Art Exhibit

Endeavours 027 – Piff the Magic Dragon, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Esther Rausenberg

The snow has gone gone gone!


Perhaps it was the work of Piff The Magic Dragon, who is coming to Vancouver next month for the Northwest Comedy Fest. He stole the show on Penn & Teller: Fool Us, and in 2015 received the golden buzzer from Dr. Horrible himself, Neil Patrick Harris, on the 10th season of America’s Got Talent. He also been a magic consultant to celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal for his restaurant The Fat Duck. He currently has a solo show at The Flamingo in Las Vegas.

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad (try saying that five times fast) are an American Reggae and Jam Band from Rochester, New York. Their sixth album – Make It Better – was released Sept 16, 2016.

Esther Rausenberg is the Executive Director of the East Side Culture Crawl – an art and Mixed Show in Vancouver. She has been with the organization since its beginnings in 1996.

MUSIC

From Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad’s Make It Better
Make It Better
Gotta Make A Living
Really True

Endeavours 026 – Peter Keleghan, The Jezabels, Marc Nyiti & Emily Hayes

Hello out there, we’re on the air!

Peter Keleghan is a Canadian actor who is perhaps most well-known for his role as CEO Alan Roy on the filmed comedy Made in Canada, created by and co-starring Rick Mercer, and featuring his future wife Leah Pinsent. He has starred on The Newsroom, The Red Green Show and Murdoch Mysteries and has made guest-appearances on American sitcoms such as Cheers and Seinfeld. His film credits include Ginger Snaps, Cheaper By The Dozen and Leslie, My Name is Evil. He will also be featured as Headmaster William ‘Fish’ Sturgeon in adaptations of the Bruno & Boots series of books by Gordon Korman. His most recent project is his documentary for the CBC, Once An Immigrant.

The Jezabels are an indie rock band from Sydney, Australia. Their debut studio album – Prisoner – won best independent release at the ARIA Music Awards of 2012. They released their follow-up in 2013. Their third record, Synthia, came out in February of 2016.

Marc Nyiti is a Canadian musician – of the band DRUGZNDREAMS – as well as a film director. He is the man behind Psychonaut, a groundbreaking feature film, made with a skeleton crew of two people on a budget of less than $8,000. He is joined by his producer Emily Hayes. The film is now available on Vimeo and VOD.

MUSIC

From The Jezabels’ Synthia
If Ya Want Me
Smile
Pleasure Drive

Endeavours 025 – Jennifer Kramer, Adam Baldwin, Alban Teurlai

Happy new Year!

Vancouver is still buried. But we can still hear from our guests. Today we feature cultural anthropologist Jennifer Kramer, curator of ” Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Culture”, showing until April 9, 2017 at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Also, singer-songwriter Adam Baldwin – who is best known for backing up Matt Mays – talks about releasing his own material on his debut full length ” No Telling When (Precisely Nineteen Eighty-Five). Finally, documentary filmmaker Alban Teurlai on “Reset”, which chronicles dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millpied’s debut at the famed Paris Opera House.
NOTE: Alban’s interview is in French.

MUSIC

From Adam Baldwin’s No Telling When (Precisely Nineteen Eighty-Five)
Love on The Rocks
Rehtaeh
Anytime

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