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Yes, And...

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

Improv comedy has been called scarier than death... but for Yitzi Gal who suffers from crushing social anxiety, and Allyssa Harmon, a teen on the autism spectrum, it's been a lifeline.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20161204_12436.mp3




A New Cast of Heroines

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 05:00:00 GMT

From the forgotten women in the Buddha's inner circle, to the acid attack survivor who inspired a superhero comic book: women who've come out of the shadows and into the spotlight.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20161127_56477.mp3




Searching for the soundtrack of the Underground Railroad

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 05:00:00 GMT

Khari McClelland went on a journey to learn more about the music that guided slaves - and his great, great, great grandmother - northward to freedom.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20161120_69111.mp3




Thupten Jinpa: the Dalai Lama's translator for 30 years

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 05:00:00 GMT

Thupten Jinpa was all set. As a scholar and Tibetan Buddhist monk, he joined the Dalai Lama’s inner circle as principal English-language translator. But something was missing, something important.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20161120_63263.mp3




Journeys to a New Life

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 05:00:00 GMT

The life journey of Thupten Jinpa, translator to the Dalai Lama; and Khari McClelland's road trip to find the soundtrack of the Underground Railroad.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20161120_74157.mp3




Mystical Landscapes

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 05:00:00 GMT

How do you find a spark of light in the midst of darkness? We take an intimate look at the mystical impulse in great art created during turbulent times much like our own and reveal the spiritual side of great painters such as Monet, van Gogh, and Gauguin.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20161110_86428.mp3




The Market God

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 04:00:00 GMT

Harvey Cox argues that the Market is the new God. A documentary about the Southridge Jam Company, which provides meaningful work to homeless people. And what Amy Silverman learned about life when her second child was born with Down syndrome.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20161106_72562.mp3




Debunk

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:00:00 GMT

Rob Brotherton reveals the psychology behind conspiracy thinking. Amir Hussain breaks down some common misconceptions about Muslim radicals. And Susannah Heschel explores the connections between religion and violence.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20161028_62430.mp3




Pride and Compassion

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:00:00 GMT

Psychology prof Jessica Tracy says we should celebrate pride because it's the most human emotion and the key to human success. And scholar Karen Armstrong says the solution to violence is laid out in every one of the world's major religions: compassion.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20161021_77919.mp3




Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 04:00:00 GMT

Dr. Robert Waldinger reveals insights from the world's longest study on human happiness. Chade-Meng Tan gives practical advice on how you can experience joy in mere seconds. And Michael Dawson on his attempt to go 21-days straight without complaining.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20161014_15366.mp3




Educating Omar Khadr

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 04:00:00 GMT

When Omar Khadr was imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay, he received a postcard from an English professor in Edmonton. Through letters and book reports, Arlette Zinck became Khadr's teacher and friend. It was a profound spiritual experience that changed her life


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20161007_58171.mp3




Away from Home

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:00:00 GMT

Susan Matt presents the strange and surprising history of homesickness (it used to be taken *very* seriously). Kristiina Montero reveals what it's like to be a refugee child in a Canadian classroom. Plus a doc about sponsoring refugees over the long haul.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20160930_60971.mp3




Keeping Connected

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 04:00:00 GMT

Lisa Genova, author of the novel Still Alice, on how to have a meaningful emotional connection with somebody with Alzheimer's disease. Plus a documentary about a special pilgrimage two parents made to honour their daughter.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20160923_12932.mp3




Finding the Sacred in Unexpected Places

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 04:00:00 GMT

Canadians are turning away from organized religion in droves -- they just can’t connect. In the vacuum, people are turning to unexpected sources for spiritual exploration. In this episode: finding the holy in Harry Potter and HGTV.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20160916_55464.mp3




Living Outside the Box

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 04:00:00 GMT

The surprising stories of three people who resist classification: "Friends in Toronto" founder Antonius Clarke, photographer Angela Fama, and journalist Daliah Merzaban.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20160909_58410.mp3




Tapestry podcasts during the summer

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 04:00:00 GMT

A special message from Mary Hynes about Tapestry podcasts during the summer.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20160630_20463.mp3




Faith Tested: stories from Fort McMurray and Birmingham, Alabama

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:00:00 GMT

Lucas Welsh serves Fort McMurray as both a firefighter and a pastor. What he witnessed in one job made him question the other. And a feature conversation with Dr. Willie Parker, an obstetrician in the southern United States who believes he has a moral dut


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20160624_52786.mp3




Reclaiming Indigenous Spirituality

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 04:00:00 GMT

Papal decrees, poisoned water, and a look at reclaiming indigenous spirituality.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20160617_98187.mp3




Recommending Love Me

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 04:00:00 GMT

Host Mary Hynes recommends the new CBC original podcast Love Me.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/tapestry_20160617_60708.mp3