Morgan Abenhaim, a painter from Toronto, Canada, talks about the inspiration and creative process behind her paintings.
Shifty is an urban explorer and photographer from Toronto, Canada. He spends his time going places in the city so few people have been. Some daring, others hidden. Where ever he goes he manages to take amazing photos.
See his work at https://www.jspics.ca/
or follow him on instagram @sxifty
Ryan McCabe of Detour Coffee Roasters and Adam LeBlanc of Outpost Coffee Roasters join Adrian Sinclair Hogg to talk about coffee culture. Adam is starting up his own podcast specifically about coffee, Dose and Tamp.
Tim McCready has thrown some of the biggest house parties Toronto has seen at his place 159 Manning. He's also a part of Good Enough Live Karaoke, a live band karaoke night that happens many nights a month.
Go sing some songs with them Monday the 26th at The Drake or Wednesday the 28th at Dakota Tavern. Or hit up www.goodenoughlivekaraoke.com for future dates.
Reilly Hodgson has been the creator and owner of his brand No Fun Press since 2011 and has quickly become a staple of Toronto culture. We talk how he started his business, what's next, and graffiti culture. Check out his work at www.nofunpress.com
Biblioteka Records was created in 2017 by Sofie Mikhaylova as a platform for Toronto electronic artists to release their music. Biblioteka currently has four artists signed to it, including Sofie Mikhaylova herself.
One artist on her label, HF5, put out a new single today (Feb 23rd), called No Reverse: https://artist.landr.com/music/800739361270
3 Hands 4 Milo, another artist on her label will be releasing a new single April 9th.
Christopher Whittaker teaches guided meditations to help people overcome obstacles and be more aware and present within life.
If you’re by St George station from 6-8 on May 25th Chris will be running a program called Love Train 4.0 where he will be handing out positive messages and life wisdom to everyone in the area.
You can also catch his meditation class called Oneness with Breath at Happy Soul (961 Bloor St W). The next one is June 5th.
And don’t forget to check out his website consciousnessnow.ca for more information about his classes and his story.
Matthew Mikella is starting up his own podcast about putting ideas in action called The Actually Podcast. Recently he interviewed Dan Doty while on one of his wilderness retreats. We talk a bit about that experience and his time as a BMX rider.
Jonny Dovercourt is a cofounder of Wavelength in Toronto. Wavelength is a curated non-profit music series made to bridge the gab between genres and bring indie musicians together. Over the 17 years Wavelength has been active in the Toronto music scene they have hosted 500 Sunday night showcases and puts on around 20 shows a year, including 2 festivals: Wavelength Music Festival and Camp Wavelength.
Camp Wavelength is August 18th - 20th, check the trailer: vimeo.com/212692046
A clip from The Ex and Getachew Mekuria show that Jonny mentions as being a highlight over the years: www.youtube.com/watch?v=deIiQA-hOeI
Alex Ricci is part of the psychedelic audio and visual experiment known as Versa. Their music creates the visuals, which are then projected back upon the band. We chat about what inspired Versa and a little about the Toronto and Guelph music scenes.
You can check out his work April 7th and 8th at Kazoo Festival in Guelph or on May 27th at Grickle Grass Festival in London
Today Ro Sabourin, a former curator of Nuvango gallery joins us on the show to chat about the Toronto, food, art and weed scene. We also talk about the podcast the Ro is starting up, named Ro Knows. Ro Knows premieres April 1st. Head to roknows.ca to listen in or follow her on instagram @roknows_ for updates.
Lindsey Kemp of Soothsayer Apothecary joins us on the show to talk about smudging, tattoo culture, and foraging materials to make her products.
If you're in Guelph on April 6th, she will have a booth at the Guelph Night Market. Go check out her stuff!
You can also hop on over to soothsayerapothecary.com or follow her on instagram @soothsayerapothecary
Visual artist Gabriel Parniak joins Adrian Sinclair Hogg to talk about what it's like being an artist living and working in Toronto. We also talk about Gabriel's collage work and what it was like going to a Waldorf school.
You can check Gabriel's art out at gabrielparniak.com or follow him on instagram at sadboycanadiana.
Dan Christensen, a Toronto improviser and writer, joins North of Bloor to talk comedy in Toronto, the making of his web series, and pizza.
Dan is part of an upcoming F*cking Sketch Radio show on March 14th at Social Capital Theatre. web.facebook.com/events/1806480459676877/
He is also a part of the Daisy Players, which is currently raising money to bring their show Lol Lol Land to a Fringe Festival. www.indiegogo.com/projects/lol-lol-land-funny#/
Follow Daisy Productions on Facebook for more info on upcoming shows web.facebook.com/DaisyProductions/
We hang out with Kip and Lux from Era 66 furniture about how they got their start, their recent participation in IDS (Interior Design Show), and talk about tattoos.
You can view their work at era66furniture.com or on instagram at era66furniture
Today we talk with Matthew Oomen about his music, his time in Norway, sports, and a concept he has for collectable download codes to sell at concerts.
Check his music out at matthewoomen.com