Media requests

We’re happy to speak to journalists and writers about arts-related topics and events. Please note that all in-person interview requests will take place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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Roland Godefroy
Music
904 Words

Hallelujah: how an ignored Leonard Cohen song became a modern legend

What makes the song so powerful and why has it affected so many people around the world?

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Visual Arts
243 Words

Dead grasshopper found inside van Gogh masterpiece

A paleo-entomologist couldn’t use the grasshopper to more precisely date the painting. It had died before landing on the canvas.

Twitter
Culinary Arts
493 Words

Toronto pop-up restaurant out to bust HIV food-preparation myths

A Toronto pop-up restaurant is out to bust the myth that you can contract HIV from prepared food.

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History
579 Words

Conor Woodman talks Hunting Nazi Treasure

History Canada’s new series documents a real-life, present day search for stolen Nazi works of art.

Communications
495 Words

Robin Gill shares her top Vancouver cultural spots

The Global National Weekend anchor reveals her favourite restaurants, wines, and what kind of art she collects at home.

Artsculture
Interdisciplinary Arts
919 Words

Why tech giants are investing millions in AI that can play video games

Games are proving to be one of the best ways to understand how people behave and how human psychology interacts with AI behaviour.

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Visual Arts
1653 Words

Jessica Holmes makes a big return to CBC's Air Farce

The comedienne dishes on impersonating Céline Dion & Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, opening for Seinfeld, Ellen and Oprah

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Visual Arts
769 Words

Til Schweiger takes flight in 'The Red Baron'

An interview with one of the stars from the WWI-set action film

Artsculture
Music
1657 Words

Canadian hitmakers Wild Strawberries get deep

Pop-rock radio duo thoughtfully evolve in their latest album, ‘Vesper 50’

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Music
1132 Words

Meet Jann Arden, best-selling author

The prolific singer-songwriter talks music and chats up her latest collection of personal journals

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Communications
1485 Words

Meet CBC Indigenous journalist Connie Walker

The award-winning reporter is on the front lines, sharing the stories of Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous women.

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Communications
1346 Words

Inside the mind of Canadian radio's most important executive

A one-on-one conversation with Susan Marjetti, CBC’s executive director of Radio and Audio