MAC Summer Podcast

Join your host Isaac Daniel Eng every Wednesday for the 2015 Mississauga Arts Council Summer Podcast!
Tune in for community arts news, events listings, live artist interviews, local music features, field recordings, and much much more!

September 9th, 2015

Final Episode –
Mary Anne Dente of the Lakeshore Art Trail

September’s here and fall arts events are in full swing! This week Isaac interviews Mary Anne Dente, an organizer of the Lakeshore Art Trail. The Trail is a self guided tour through some of the best arts galleries, studios and unconventional venues Port Credit has to offer! It features 25 local artists across 14 stops. They’re also showcasing at our MACArts Festival on September 19.
Our final episode also features more tracks from our host Isaac Eng!

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August 26th, 2015

Episode 15 – MAC Recap: Mississauga’s Got Talent Winner Ryan Brown
&
MACArts Festival Headliner Glenn Chipkar

Did you miss MAC Limelight’s Mississauga Got Talent earlier this summer? Well then you missed one spectacular show! Isaac interviews Sauga magician Ryan Brown who is one of the three winners.
But have you heard about the MACArts Festival yet? Then you definitely don’t want to miss Glenn Chipkar’s music feature and interview! Find out how Glenn became the mesmerizing big band singer that he is and learn more about his performance on September 19th at the Celebration Square.

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MGT 2015 Winner Ryan Brown

Learn more about Glenn Chipkar at the MACArts Festival September 19th!

August 19th, 2015

Episode 14 – MAC Talks: Shane Driver’s Broken

Tune in to MAC Episode 14: Return of the Isaac as he reclaims the hosting chair for a live reading and interview with Mississaugan writer Shane Driver. Shane is the author of a recently published book titled Broken. The collection of 13 autobiographical short stories take place in Oakville and tell the tale of Shane’s youth. Musician Zameer Rizvi will be bookending the show with two of his tracks. Be sure see him live at the  MACArts Festival on the Celebration Square main stage on September 19th!

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August 12th, 2015

Episode 13 – Aida Mohammad interviews PaparARTzy

Creative and Programming Coordinator Aida Mohammad takes the reins this week! She spoke to two of the bright minds behind PaparARTzy.com; founder Ethel Achampong and Marketing Director, Gigi Guada. This great new resource provides a legitimate platform for emerging artists to promote and sell their work online. Tune in to hear how PaparARTzy can help your artistic career! This week’s music feature comes from Mississauga alt-rock band, Aukland.

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August 5th, 2015

Episode 12 – MAC Talks: Shellyanne Siddoo

Hear the inspiring story of Shellyanne Siddoo. She is a visually impaired painter whose works have been featured around the globe. Press play to hear Isaac interview Shellyanne, discussing her works, her life, and how she has broken every barrier in pursuit of her dream.

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July 29th, 2015

Episode 11 – Artist Spotlight: Photographer Andrei Pora

On this week’s episode we give Mississauga photographer Andrei Pora some exposure! He’ll be shedding some blacklight on his company Running Shutter Media and what it’s like being a young picture-taking videographer in the city. As for the music feature, let your ears purr to some French-Candian Jazz music by the Cat Bernardi Quartet!

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Credits: Kane Lung & Andrei Pora

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July 22nd, 2015

Episode 10 – Artist Spotlight: Magician & Mentalist
Stephen Cheung

Do you believe in magic? Watch one of Stephen Cheung’s tricks and you just might! We go back to the Celebration Square fountain for an interview with Mississauga’s magic man Stephen Cheung. He tells MAC all about magic, his special PAN AM medal forecast, and why he loves the art of illusion. Be sure to see Stephen reveal #TheForecast731 at Mississauga’s Got Talent on Friday July 31st! And if you like breakfast, you’ll love our local Mississauga music feature showcases the young rock band Jammer’s Waffle House!

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Applications still open for DANCE & ART!

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Jammer’s Waffle House

If you have questions or comments you can reach us by…
Email: mac@mississaugaartscouncil.com
Phone: 905 615 4278
Twitter: @MissArtsCouncil
Facebook: /MissArtsCouncil

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Episode 11 is scheduled to premier July 29th 2015

July 15th, 2015

Episode 9 – MAC Talks: The Udupi Kitchen
with Malati Srinivasan & Geetha Rao

Craving something Indian? Learn all about Malati and Geetha’s new cookbook called The Udupi Kitchen. It is a collection of home style South-Asian recipes put together by this local Mother-Daughter culinary duo. Anu Vittal asks the pair all about the book, Indian food, and their professional family relationship. For the music feature, Saxman Patrick Panus brings on the tunes with some smooth Jazz.

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July 8th, 2015

Episode 8 – MAC Recap & Artist Spotlight: Perivale at the MAC Limelight JAM

Did you somehow miss the MAC Limelight JAM that happened last Saturday at Clarke Memorial Hall? Then be sure to catch up here! Isaac will be taking your ears back to Port Credit for a recap of the event by interviewing Perivale frontman Jacob. Perivale is a Mississauga indie rock band that opened up the Jam and they have an album release coming soon!

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Keep up with MAC Limelight for future events!

If you have questions or comments you can reach us by…
Email: mac@mississaugaartscouncil.com
Phone: 905 615 4278
Twitter: @MissArtsCouncil
Facebook: /MissArtsCouncil

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Episode 8 is scheduled to premier July 8th 2015

July 1st, 2015

Episode 7 – Artist Spotlight: Comedian Michael Morrison

Happy Canada Day! We’re getting our laugh on with some local comedic talent! I’ll be talking to Mississauga funnyman Michael Morrison about his stand up journey and we’ll be hearing a live clip from jokester Jeff Estrela. This week’s music feature comes from the rock duo Kyper Kliff.

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If you have questions or comments you can reach us by…
Email: mac@mississaugaartscouncil.com
Phone: 905 615 4278
Twitter: @MissArtsCouncil
Facebook: /MissArtsCouncil

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Episode 8 is scheduled to premier July 8th 2015
Archived episodes are available on Youtube and Mixcloud

June 24th, 2015

Episode 6 – Meet MAC: Creative Coordinator Aida Mohammad
&
MAC Limelight Director Mitchell Dominick

Are you a youth artist looking for exposure and/or leadership opportunities in Mississauga? Then you  better listen up! On the show you’ll be hearing about Aida’s creative role at MAC as well as from Dominick who is one of our Limelight Directors. Learn more about MAC Limelight’s new direction and save some dates in your summer calendar. Sunday June 28th from 1-3PM is our first kick off music event happening in Streetsville! Be ready to kick it country with Alessia Cohle’s as our weekly music feature!

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If you have questions or comments you can reach us by…
Email: mac@mississaugaartscouncil.com
Phone: 905 615 4278
Twitter: @MissArtsCouncil
Facebook: /MissArtsCouncil

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Episode 7 is scheduled to premier July 1st 2015
Archived episodes are available on Youtube and Mixcloud

June 17th, 2015

Episode 5 – Meet MAC: Sharada Eswar on the Train of Thought
&
MAC Talks: Darren Anthony on Secrets of a Black Boy

Here’s another double feature! First up we have MAC’s Cultural Animator Sharada Eswar talking to us about her role with the arts council and her recent trip on the Train of Thought. Then we’ll be bringing you Darren Anthony, the writer of the upcoming play Secrets of a Black Boy. Our musical intro and outro come from local Sauga rapper Eseme Elango!

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If you have questions or comments you can reach us by…
Email: mac@mississaugaartscouncil.com
Phone: 905 615 4278
Twitter: @MissArtsCouncil
Facebook: /MissArtsCouncil

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Episode 6 is scheduled to premier June  24th 2015
Archived episodes are available on Youtube and Mixcloud

June 10th 2015

Episode 4 – MAC Session: Dead Penny’s Sam Morton

One part dreads and one part killer voice, Sam Morton keeps it real in the studio with a three-piece live session! Musicians and music lovers listen up! Sam is the leader of the MARTY Award winning performance group Dead Penny. He weighs in on his style, the Mississauga music scene, and the band’s bold new direction for the future.

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Keep up with Dead Penny and Sam Morton: www.deadpennyliveshere.com

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If you have questions or comments let us know by…
Email: mac@mississaugaartscouncil.com
Phone: 905 615 4278
Twitter: @MissArtsCouncil
Facebook: /MissArtsCouncil

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Episode 5 is scheduled to premier June  17th 2015
Archived episodes are available on Youtube and Mixcloud

June 3rd 2015

Episode 3 – MAC Recap: Nepal Benefit Concert
&
MAC Talks: The Dam Poet Society

Did you know that MAC member David O’Hearn raised over $17,000 for earthquake victims in Nepal? Find out how on today’s episode! We’ll be taking you live to Streetsville for a MAC Recap and are also talking to MARTY award winning teen poets from The Dam Poets Society. The show also features music from the Blackboard Blues Band so check it out and share!

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Nepal Benefit MAC

Donate to Nepal: www.rotarymeadowvale.ca
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Get involved with the DAM by visiting www.thedam.org

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If you have questions or comments reach out to us at…
Email: mac@mississaugaartscouncil.com
Phone: 905 615 4278
Twitter: @MissArtsCouncil
Facebook: /MissArtsCouncil

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Episode 4 is scheduled to premier June 10th 2015
Archived episodes are available on Youtube and Mixcloud

May 27th 2015

Episode 2 – Artist Spotlight: Peta-Gaye Nash

Acclaimed short story novelist and MARTY Award Winner Peta-Gaye Nash sits down with Isaac Daniel Eng to share her stories’ story with us!
Press play for an interview with Ms. Nash accompanied by a live reading of her work-in-progress Told Ya.
This week’s show also features music from the Mississaugan songstress Arlene Paculan who is performing Thursday May 28th at the King St Bier Market!

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If you have questions or comments reach out to us at…
Email: mac@mississaugaartscouncil.com
Phone: 905 615 4278
Twitter: @MissArtsCouncil
Facebook: /MissArtsCouncil

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Episode 3 is scheduled to premier June 3rd 2015
Archived episodes are available via Mixcloud and Youtube

May 20th 2015

Episode 1 – Meet Your Host: Isaac Daniel Eng

Join your host Isaac Daniel Eng for the very first Mississauga Arts Council Summer Podcast!
Tune in for live artist interviews, community arts news, events listings, local music features, MAC member Q&A’s and much much more!
Click here for the direct download or use the streaming player below:

 

QOTW: “What do you want from the Mississauga Arts Council this Summer? and more specifically, what do you want to hear on the MAC Summer Podcast?”

Let us know your answers by…
Email: mac@mississaugaartscouncil.com
Phone: 905 615 4278
Twitter: @MissArtsCouncil
Facebook: /MissArtsCouncil

Episode 2 scheduled to premier May 27th 2015
Archived episodes are available via Mixcloud and Youtube
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 Isaac Daniel Eng

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