09 April 2014

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 9 April 2014

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, Wednesday, 5–6 pm.
Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Michael Lally: "Going Home Again"

Ted Russell: "Geese"

Kelly Russell: "The Smokehouse on the Kyle"

Patricia Smith: "Spinning Till You Get Dizzy"

Michael Warr: "Manchild"

Cin Salach & Sheila Donahue: "I'm a Stranger Here Myself"

Ian Ferrier & Brio Trio: "Exploding Head man"

Catherine Kidd: "Scales of a Orange"

Fluffy Pagan Echoes: "Sound Poems"

Tanya Evanson: "Kan ve bal", "Notes Upon Leaving the Country"

02 April 2014

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 2 April 2014

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, Wednesday, 5–6 pm.
Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Featuring the title story from the MP3 Audio CD of Susan Rendell's collection In the Chambers of the Sea (Rattling Books) read by Anita Best.

Steven Galloway reading an excerpt from his novel The Cellist of Sarajevo (Vintage Canada). Recorded by Joe Blades in Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton, on 21 Jan 2010.

19 March 2014

Ashes, Paper, & Beans nominated for "Best Live Show" Barry Award

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, Wednesday, 5–6 pm.
Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

My Ashes, Paper, & Beans has been nominated for CHSR's "Best Live Show" Barry Award (2014). Neat!

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On a related note ...

Visit http://www.chsrfm.ca/ for listeners' choice awards.

Barry Awards presentation to be held on 19 April 2014. Location TBA.

12 March 2014

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 12 March 2014

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, Wednesday, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Catherine Hunter (Winnipeg): "Rush Hour"

Richard Hell: Excerpt from Chapters 1 & 2 of the novel Go Now

Hilary Peach Gabriola Island): "Oh My dear"

Fortner Anderson (Montreal) + tape/head: "he sings"

Christopher Stewart (Chicago): "Beat the Drum"

05 March 2014

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 5 mars 2014

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Ted Russell (Newfoundland): "Stealin' the Holes"

Maggie Estep (NYC): "I'm an Emotional Idiot"

Maggie Estep & The Splitters: "Skid Row Wine" (written by Jack Kerouac)

Leonard Cohen (LA): "Democracy" (spoken)

bill bissett (Toronto): "dayze n nites by the glak river"

Katerina Fretwell: poems from Shaking Hands with the Night

utah phillips and ani difranco: "holding on"

19 February 2014

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 19 Feb 2014

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Drew Taylor: The Magic Glasses by Cynthia Sharpe & Drew Taylor (featuring song "Oh Story Teller" by Nick Bristowe, performed by Nicole Scoffield & Victor Smith).

Utah Phillips & ani difranco: "Bridges"
Ian Stephen (Isle of Lewis): Lost Girl"

Hilary Peach: "You Are Camping",

Beverly Matherne: « Je vas vendre non chasse-neige / Sellin' My Snow Blowin' Machine"

29 January 2014

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 29 January 2014

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Victor Tomiczek: "Picket Line"

Fortner Anderson + tape/head: "he sings"

Zach de la rocha: "Land and Liberty"

Catherine Kidd + Jack Beetz: "Global warming"

Hamish MacDonald: "An Ode to Commerate the Opening of the Robbie Burns Federation's First Summer Language school"

Liz Niven: "Wick & Other Poems"

Max Middle: "A Text for One Voice"

Jean Smith: "Don't Shoot Till You See the Whites of Their Eyes"

Victor Tomiczek: "Picket Line"

18 December 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 18 Dec 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Sean Virgo: "The Boar Hunt" (pt 2)
Ami McKay: post Halifax Explosion poems
Catherine Kidd + Jack Beetz: "The Walking Man"
Rhoda Bulter: "Windy Aerts", & "Shetland Trees"

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Show on 25 December 2013 a repeat of 25 Sept 2013 featuring ...
Westside Writers Group anthology launch in Wordplay book festival, recorded 29 Aug 2013 at Mareel in Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland. Intro by Donald Anderson, Literary Officer, Shetland Arts Development Agency. The writers who read include Doug Forest, Marsali Taylor, Beth Fullarton, Matthew Nicholson, Christian S. Tait, Nat Hall, and many more.

Show on 1 January 2014 a repeat of the 16 Oct 2013 show featuring ...
from UNB Poetry Weekend 2013: Ross Leckie, emcee; Julie Cameron Gray; Katia Grubisic; Triny Findley; Jeffery Donaldson; Jeremy Dodds; Nick Thran; & Susan Glickman.

11 December 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 11 Dec 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Sean Virgo: "The Boar Hunt" (pt 1)

John Terpstra & Bart Nameth: "I Moved to Burlington in My Sleep"

Clive Holden: "Bus North to Thompson with Les at the Wheel"

24 November 2013

Found photo du jour

Found face down at 12:27 pm, 24 Nov 2013, between curb and sidewalk opposite Tingley's Plaza, Dundonald Street, Fredericton, NB.

20 November 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 20 Nov 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Deborah and Will van den Hoonaard's double look launch with Gail MacDonald, emcee, and introductions by Tom Parkhill and Kelly Bronson

"The Magic Glasses Story" written by Cynthia Sharp and Drew Taylor, narrated by Drew Taylor.

13 November 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 13 Nov 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Silver Wave Film Festival Industry Series 2013: Feature Filmmaking with All The Wrong Reasons. Tim Storey, moderator; Gia Milani, NB filmmaker, director, writer; Tony Whalen, producer; Denis Theriault, actor.

06 November 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 6 Nov 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Interviews with New Brunswick Filmmaker in Silver Wave Film Festival 2013
Britany Sparrow: Chopsticks

Frae Wordplay, Shetland's 12th annual book festival (2013): Book launch for From Shore to Shoormal (Broken Jaw Press) written by Donna Allard and Nall Hall with readings by Nat Hall and Joe Blades. [Audio file of whole reading here: From Shore to Shoormal launch].

Sean virgo: "Kareimanuae"

30 October 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 30 Oct 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Interviews with two New Brunswick filmmakers in Silver Wave Film Festival 2013:
John McNutt: Oznaberg: The Walking Felt
Rebecca Ham: The Boss: A Person of National Significance

Frae [from] Wordplay: Shetland's 12th annual book festival (2013):
Marsali Taylor
Christian S. Tait
& Joe Blades
[Audio file of whole reading here: From Shore to Shoormal launch]

23 October 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 23 Oct 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Sean Virgo: "Delivered by Hand"

Paula Belina: "turtle backs (p.e.i.)", "un morceau du milles-pattes"

Lemm Sissay: live at Wordplay, Shetland's annual book festival.

16 October 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 16 Oct 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

from UNB Poetry Weekend 2013:
Ross Leckie, emcee
Julie Cameron Gray
Katia Grubisic
Triny Findley
Jeffery Donaldson
Jeremy Dodds
Nick Thran
Susan Glickman

10 October 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 9 Oct 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

From UNB Poetry Weekend 2013:
Ross Leckie, emcee
Steven Pryce
Carmelita McGrath
Catherine Greenwood
David Seymour + Sarah (?)
Julie Bruck
M. Travis Lane
Sharon McCartney
& Sue Gillis

03 October 2013

Found photo du jour


Found 12:05 pm, 3 October 2013, on the grass strip between curb and sidewalk outside the Atrium of the UNB Student Union Building at 21 Pacey Drive, Fredericton, NB.

02 October 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 2 Oct 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Ian Steven, from Lewis, Shetland, with two stories: "Uist Selkie", "Ailien Duinn"

246th New Shetlander magazine CD (Yule 2008) (no track list). For text on the CD, visit 246-yule-2008

25 September 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: 25 Sept 2013

Ashes, Paper, & Beans: Fredericton's Writing & Arts Show, 5–6 pm. Host: Joe Blades. CHSR 97.9 FM Fredericton, NB.

Westside Writers Group anthology launch in Wordplay book festival, recorded 29 Aug 2013 at Mareel in Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland. Intro by Donald Anderson, Literary Officer, Shetland Arts Development Agency. The writers who read include Doug Forest, Marsali Taylor, Beth Fullarton, Matthew Nicholson, Christian S. Tait, Nat Hall, and many more.