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Protest marchers with megaphone. Image credit: Clay Banks/Unsplash
Penney Kome | In the 21st century protest songs offer music to live by, if not to march to.
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Brian Brennan, at left, on the picket line at the Calgary Herald. Renowned Canadian author Margaret Atwood can be seen in the centre of the photo. To her right in hat is mystery thriller author Grant McKenzie. Image: Calgary Herald Strike Archive
David J. Climenhaga | For many years, Brian Brennan specialized in writing obituaries, each a polished gem of a few hundred words, with more poetry in them than the readers of a daily newspaper could expect.
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Image: Mya Gomez. Used with permission.
Victoria Fenner | In the first episode of rabble.ca's series "My Art Wears a Mask," Mya Gomez talks about how the pandemic has affected her music and video practice.
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Image: Serendipity Point Films and François Girard. Used with permission.
David Peck | François Girard, director of "The Red Violin" talks about his new film which tells the story of the mysterious disappearance of a concert violinist in the 1950s and a brother's search to find him.
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Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani, Ron Ma | Todd Thomas aka "Speech" talks about his experiences filming "16 Bars," why it is so difficult to change the prison-industrial complex, and music's role in social justice.
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Choral music as social and environmental justice activism. Image: Used with permission of the Resistance Rising Choir.
Scott Neigh | Rama DelaRosa talks about the Resistance Rising Choir -- using music to uplift, educate and inspire people to action.
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"Music for the Changing Voice" demonstrates that music can heal fractured hearts. Image: Peter Stranks. Used with permission.
Victoria Fenner | Alyssa Wright, a singer-songwriter and cellist from Barrie, Ontario, talks about how her new show helped her heal from sexual abuse and deal with painful memories.
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Jeremy Dutcher, award-winning Wolastoqiyik musician
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani, Ron Ma | Jeremy Dutcher joins The Hum to discuss reconciliation vs revitalization, the role music has in keeping Indigenous languages alive, and changing misconceptions about Scorpios.
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David Lester - radical music, graphic history, and the Winnipeg General Strike
Scott Neigh | David Lester talks about his decades of combining radical politics with music -- including as half of a rock duo -- and art, and about 1919: A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike.
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David Mivasair campaigning in New York State
Victoria Fenner | David Mivasair is a dual citizen campaigning in the U.S. ahead of Tuesday's midterms. Joe Jencks is a singer-songwriter from the Chicago area. They talk and sing about taking their country back.
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Alberta Order of Excellence recipient k.d. lang tours the Premier’s Office with Alberta Premier Rachel Notley
David J. Climenhaga | k.d. lang is one of the great talents Alberta has given the world and one of our province's best-known success stories.
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Alanis Obomsawin in 2014
Doreen Nicoll | Thirty years after its original release, the documentary filmmaker's newly remastered album is as relevant as ever.