Interrupt This Program Beirut

The opening episode of the Interrupt This Program series takes us to Lebanon and the city of Beirut. The artists we meet — a writer, a graffiti artist, a hip-hop artist and a Baladi (belly) dancer — embody art as protest in a post-civil war city divided by religion.
  • 2015
  • 00:22:01
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/20/2015

Feature Film Billy Bishop Goes to War

More than 30 years after first mounting their celebrated stage production of Billy Bishop Goes to War, Eric Peterson says he and musical accompanist John Gray have lost none of their ardour for the war hero's tale. Nearing the end of his life, an aged Bishop (Peterson) recounts the triumphs and horrors of The Great War, "the war to end all ...
  • 2010
  • 01:25:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Birds of a Feather

Jessie, the Gumboot Kids, Scout and Daisy visit a farm and meet some fine feathered friends: Chickens!
  • 2017
  • 00:02:36
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020

My Brilliant Brain Born Genius

At two years old, Marc Yu taught himself how to play Mary Had a Little Lamb on the piano. One year later, he was tackling Beethoven. Without ever studying, Marc also has perfect pitch – the ability to identify musical notes as easily as identifying colors – a skill that only one in 10,000 people has. How did Marc develop his amazing ...
  • 2007
  • 00:47:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Butterflies

Jessie sings about magical butterflies as the Gumboot Kids do a butterfly dance and check out some pretty, winged friends. Cameos from Scout and Daisy.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:08
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/27/2019

Wave World Can a singer smash a glass using sound waves?

Jon Chase challenges young opera singers in Cardiff to smash glasses with their voices. After measuring the natural frequency of the glass, can the singers match it with enough power to smash it? The results are spectacular slowed down 300 times. Smashing things with sound waves isn’t just for fun. In medicine, sound waves can smash painful, hard growths inside ...
  • 2015
  • 00:05:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/04/2019

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News in Review - April 1996 Canadian Music: They're Singing Our Song

Canada's influential music industry and its impact on the international pop music scene are the focus of this story.
  • 1996
  • 00:15:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1996

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The National Career-ending injuries affect musicians too

Career-ending injuries aren't exclusive to athletes — severe back, neck or arm injuries can also have a serious impact on musicians. There is a solution though: a unique Canadian clinic helps make sure the world's best musicians don't have to play through the pain.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/03/2018

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Chirp Chirp Happy

Jessie sings about baby birds as Scout and the Gumboot Kids find a robin’s nest up in a tree. Daisy shows off some bird-inspired dance moves.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020

CBC News Chris Hadfield on Singing in Space

The Canadian astronaut has just released the first album ever recorded in space.
  • 2015
  • 00:04:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/22/2015