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Many of you know John Ernst as co-host of our book list call-ins. John is often ahead of the pack–recommending titles months before they’re selected for Pulitzer or Booker recognition. Recently, I asked John if he ever disagreed with the...
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Ottawa, ON, Jun 24, 2011 — As part of the annual Fringe Theater and Arts Festival in Ottawa this week, NCPR's theater critic Connie Meng was part of a panel exploring how the media reviews theater. Todd Moe spoke with Connie about some of the questions posed to members of the panel which included broadcast, print and web journalists. Go to full article
Ottawa, ON, Mar 17, 2011 — The Shadow Cutter is running at the Great Canadian Theatre Company in Ottawa through March 27. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at a recent performance and has this review. Go to full article
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Colton, NY, Jan 26, 2011 — Regional books include more than histories and trail guides. Canadian writer Tim Wynne-Jones sets his latest book, "The Uninvited", in rural Ontario, somewhere east of Ottawa. Eric Luper uses the Saratoga Springs race course as the center of his novel, "Bug Boy". Betsy Kepes reviews these new books for teen readers. Go to full article
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Canton, NY, Apr 13, 2010 — Our book reviewer, Betsy Kepes, was never quite sure how karma differed from dharma or what tradition used the yin-yang circle. She found some answers in a book by a retired minister and religious studies professor from Canton. She reviews Wade Wheelock's Considering the Asian Religions, A Guide to Understanding, Evaluating and Appreciating. Go to full article
Aug 25, 2008 — Tony Award winner Christopher Plummer and Nikki M. James star in the Stratford Festival's "Caesar and Cleopatra." Our resident theatre critic Connie Meng has just returned from her annual whirlwind visit to Stratford, Ontario and told Todd Moe all about it. Go to full article
Sep 13, 2007 — NCPR theatre critic Connie Meng recently attended the grand opening of the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre in Ottawa, the new home of the Great Canadian Theatre Company. The sleek glass-and-metal building will accommodate theatre, dance and music. And it's being hailed as Canada's most environmentally friendly stage. Connie Meng told Todd Moe more about Ottawa's newest theatre space. Go to full article
Aug 16, 2007 — NCPR resident theatre critic Connie Meng recently returned from her annual jaunt to the Stratford Festival in Ontario. She told Todd Moe it was one of the first and is still one of the most prominent arts festivals in Canada. Go to full article