Albums of my spoken word + trombone playing, beatboxing, singing, wood block, beat making, spoke rap, piano, tin whistle, bells. One ma'am band.
Storytelling Podcast HERE
"Weaving the Cultural Corridor" podcast features poetic audio documentaries with stories from throughout the Windsor-Québec City Corridor, ie. The Great Lakes/St-Lawrence watershed. This means connecting to its big cities of Montréal, Québec, Ottawa, and Toronto, as well as Kingston, Guelph, Hamilton, K-W, Peterborough, Belleville, St. Catharines, Niagara, Sarnia, Windsor, Trois-Rivières, and wherever else my adventures take me.
Episode 6: Bring St-Thomas Back (from) the (un)Dead: Interview with the host, organizer and vendors at the annual Tom Zombie Festival, St-Thomas, Ontario. (13.5 mins)
Episode 5: Everything is Fortissimo: Bagpipes and Sunsets in Kincardine, Ontario. Interview inside the lighthouse with Leslie from the Kincardine Scottish Pipe Band. (13.5 mins)
Episode 4: Toning my Time my Space: Interview about fighting. With Toronto-based trainer&fitness coach Melissa Traynor. (14 mins)
Episode 3: Hidden Underground You'll Find it: About growing up as an artist in London, Ontario. Interview with artist James Kirkpatrick. (15 mins)
Episode 2: Broken Glass, Fake Plants, & Bears: landfills, city dumps, & recycleries in Southern Ontario. (15 mins)
Episode 1: Birds in the Wild Being Watched: birdwatching in Point Pelee National Park in Southwestern Ontario. Interview with Sheila. (15 mins)
Montreal Stories Radio Show clips & full episodes HERE
"Listening at Street Level: a story making &telling audio series site specific to the Montreal Urban Landscape" was a radio show I hosted and produced in 2012-13. It aired monthly on CKUT 90.3FM radio, every 2nd Monday of the month, 2-3pm during "Radio is Dead?".
(aired April 29th, 2013)
Episode 14: Montreal Jazz Graveyard: Visiting Rockhead's Paradise Parking Lot Mausoleum. 3rd City Soundwalk with Eric.
(aired March 11th, 2013).
Episode 13: The MOST EPIC!!! STORY of the ancient origins of Mount-Royal!!! Plus, the second instalment of City Soundwalks with Eric Hanson, starting at Peel metro. (aired January 14th, 2013)
Episode 12: Special edition. Full length story-doc by Paula: "Montreal Tonic: apothecaries, pharmacies and care for what ails you since the 1600's. With the story of Jean Coutu and the Mohawk Saint Kateri Tekakwitha".
(aired November 12, 2012)
Episode 11: Special edition. Full length story-doc by Paula about Montreal bagels and eastern European Yiddish speaking Jewish immigrants at the turn of the century. (aired October 8th, 2012)
Episode 10: LIVE SHOW!! with guests Katie Sevigny, Fruiting Bodies & Jesse (from the Underground Divas). Also first SOUNDWALK episode with Eric Hanson.
(aired September 2012)
Episode 9: Knowing & supporting Indie Women Musicians (past&present).
Interview with musician and blogger Katie Sevigny.
(aired August 2012)
Episode 8: Three life stories in Music:
The Underground Divas
(aired June 2012)
Episode 7: Montreal Storytellers Guild.
Interview with chairperson Paola Tonelli.
(aired May 2012)
Episode 6: John & Urban Gardening
(aired April 2012)
Episode 5: Sauvons Québec Kitsch!
Interview with Roxanne Arsenault (at the time- artistic coordinate of Galerie La Centrale, Montreal)
(aired March 2012)
Episode 4: The Birthplace of Montreal.
Tour of Pointe-à-Callière museum in the Old Port of Montreal with McGill History student, Martin Law.