This is the original adaptation of a Christmas Carol that was crafted and read by Charles Dickens as a school fundraiser. It was a smashing success. CBC's Judy Maddren decided over 10 years ago to resurrect this treasured tradition, which culminated in read more
During the last few years, restorative justice has been widely promoted as a solution to Canada's rising rate of imprisonment. Parliament has instructed judges to seek alternatives to imprisonment; the Supreme Court has held that the restorative approa read more
A moving and hilarious account of a spring day in a small Welsh coastal town, Under Milk Wood is "lyrical, impassioned and funny, an Our Town given universality" (The New Statesman and Nation).
The poetry of the medieval Persian sage Rumi combines lyrical beauty with spiritual profundity, a sense of rapture, and acute awareness of human suffering in ways that speak directly to contemporary audiences.
Trained in Sufism—a mystic tradit read more
There is the Gustav Mahler his contemporaries loved to admire or hate: the brilliant conductor and director of the Imperial Opera in Vienna. Then there's the Gustav Mahler we venerate: the composer of strikingly original music reviled in his own day. M read more
2001 marks the official centenary of the birth of music legend Louis Armstrong, but the celebrations will probably go on for a couple of years, due to some confusion over his real birth date.
Satchmo's career spanned six decades and his influence on read more
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As a young boy in the early 1920s, Louis "Studs" Terkel moved with his family from New York to Chicago, the sprawling, high-energy city he would call home for the rest of his life. His parents managed hotels catering read more
Too Cool: The Chet Baker Story chronicles the life of one the most influential and yet least focumented of the great jazz musicians.Too Cool: The Chet Baker Story chronicles the life of one the most influential and yet least focumented of the great jaz read more
Are we There Yet?
The Lawther family have always enjoyed their summer car trips, but the photos and the stories they share with friends never seem to do these holidays justice, so Chas and his wife Gail documented their most recent holiday trip on ta read more
In this monologue John is doing a hilarious stand-up routine about his relationship with his wife. Adding depth and character to the monologue, he alternately flashes back and forth to another, more true to life, reading of the same situation where we read more
The series covers such topics as cloning, gene therapy, embryonic stem cells, germ live manipulation (desig read more
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