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"The Piano Phase Project - Summertime"

Feb. 17, 2023

A fun episode with the Piano Phase Project duo, Monika and Anna. Our discussion focuses on their latest Piano Phase documentary based on Gershwin’s Summertime piece. The added performance collaborator is the wonderful Marija…

Audio Artist - David Greenberger - "The Letters"

Jan. 24, 2023

In the follow-up to the March 2022 episode with David, I share a remarkable story of letters, happenstance, and connection. It's a shorter episode focusing on a single event. Enjoy.

Dying for Attention - Author - Susan MacLeod

Dec. 19, 2022

An honest and open conversation with Artist, Author, and Cartoonist Susan MacLeod about her graphic memoir, "Dying for Attention". A journey of caregiving and support through the long-term care system.

"#22 - The Creatively Engaging - Erika"

Oct. 13, 2022

Interview with the CEO of New Dawn Enterprises, Erika Shea. New Dawn is Canada's longest-running Social Development Organization. Our discussion focuses on the inspiring Eltuek Arts Centre in Sydney, Nova Scotia.

#21 - The Creatively Engaging - John

June 28, 2022

John Spiak, Director/Chief Curator of Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, California is my guest for episode #21. Join us for an inspiring conversation exploring social practice, artist residencies, community building, and…

" #20 - The Creatively Engaging - Beth"

May 25, 2022

A great chat with Producer / Director / Writer Beth Harrington. We talk about her recent works, "The Winding Stream – The Carters, The Cashes and The Course of Country Music", and the Grammy-nominated "Welcome to the Club – …

#19 - The Creatively Engaging - David

March 8, 2022

Today's guest is David Greenberger, a New York State-based artist. A prolific creative in visual art, story, spoken word, music, and performance. Today's episode traces David's career from his early days within the Duplex Nu…

#18 - The Creatively Engaging - Beth - Pt 1

Feb. 16, 2022

Welcome to my "unexpected" episode with independent filmmaker Beth Harrington. "Unexpected" in the sense that I originally planned to interview Beth so that I could secure maybe one or two soundbites to use in my upcoming Ma…

#17 - The Creatively Engaging - Monika & Anna

Dec. 17, 2021

A fascinating conversation with two amazing artists, Monika Mašanauskaitė and Anna Szałucka. Hear about their Piano Phase project in the MO Museum in Lithuania in the summer of 2021.

"#16 - The Creatively Engaging - Terry"

Nov. 22, 2021

Join us for a great conversation with CEO of BC Care Providers, Terry Lake.

"#15 - The Creatively Engaging - Magdalena"

Oct. 25, 2021

The fantastic conversation with the excellent Magdalena. A Scotland-based Creative Collaborator, Director, Consultant, and Teacher. Magdalena has been working creatively with people living with dementia for over 20 years. S…

"#14 - The Creatively Engaging - Jay"

Sept. 30, 2021

A great interview with Jay Berman. Writer, Reporter, Journalist, City Editor. Jay shares an amazing selection of stories from his career.

#13 - The Creatively Engaging - Kate

Aug. 18, 2021

On the latest episode of "The Creatively Engaging" I had the great pleasure of speaking with Kate Dupuis. The Schlegel Innovation Leader in Arts and Aging at the Centre for Elder Research at Sheridan College. Her role is sup…

#12 - The Creatively Engaging - Anne"

June 29, 2021

An inspiring talk with the leader of the Creative Care Revolution, Dr.Anne Basting.

#11 - The Creatively Engaging - Susan"

June 9, 2021

A conversation with Dr.Susan McFadden, author of "Dementia Friendly Communities: Why We Need Them and How We Can Create Them".

#10) The Creatively Engaging - Aaron

April 28, 2021

Today's guest is Dr.Aaron Blight speaking about Caregiving and his new book, "WHEN CAREGIVING CALLS". This book is a MUST HAVE for anyone currently finding themselves in a family caregiving role now or in the future. A clear…

#9) The Creatively Engaging - "Maynard"

March 29, 2021

Maynard Kaasa speaks of his adventures as a young boy growing up homesteading in Northern Canada during the 1930"s. Horses, wolves, bears, and living off the land with his family and friends.

#8) The Creatively Engaging - Gary

Feb. 24, 2021

Join us for fun and heartfelt conversation with Gary Glazner, Founder and Director of "The Alzheimer's Poetry Project, Poetry Slam Director and Promoter, Author, Musician, and part time poetry robot. Away we go...

#7) The Creatively Engaging- Ashton

Jan. 27, 2021

Ashton Applewhite, author and activist, is my guest today. Join us for a vibrant conversation about ageism.

BONUS) Every Picture Tells a Story - Freda

Dec. 20, 2020

The Creatively Engaging "Every Picture Tells a Story" is a new segment of the podcast. (Please note, some players do not show image. Visit www.thecreativelyengaging.com if you can’t view) The concept is simple. An individual…

#6) "The Creatively Engaging - Gail"

Nov. 25, 2020

This episode is really about dedication and commitment to your artistic craft. Gail is a poet. She also happens to be a woman with Multiple Sclerosis. Over the years Gail has created an impressive body of original work. Eve…

#5) "The Creatively Engaging - Balandra"

Oct. 21, 2020

Born in 1945, the Balandra, a 22' wooden classic sailboat built by Collin Hanney. This is the story of her incredible life and lives she touched as told by her second "First Mate" Shendra Hanney.

#4) The Creatively Engaging - Shendra

Sept. 16, 2020

Bolex cameras, epic 1960 road trips from Canada to the southern border of Mexico in search of the Lacandon Maya. History channel documentaries and wonderful stories of a beautiful relationship between Collin and Shendra. Joi…

#3) The Creatively Engaging Podcast - Marya

Aug. 13, 2020

This podcast shares three pieces of work by poet Marya. A powerful force in Canadian poetry.