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  • Just Be Human

    Nov 26, 2021 49:08

    Anna Mehler Paperny talks to Jillian Horton about mental health care in Canada and her own observations - both as journalist and patient. Anna Mehler Paperny is a reporter and the...

  • Julie Taymor: Dancing for the Gods

    Aug 24, 2021 56:08

    Jillian speaks with directing supernova Julie Taymor about pushing theatricality in cinema and innovating cinematic language in the theatre. Also: playing with idiographs across scale, the poetry of transitions, gender...

  • Let’s talk…but who goes first?

    Jun 11, 2021 1:00:34

    Clara Hughes, a dual-season Olympian, is the only athlete in history to win multiple medals at both the summer and winter Olympic Games. She also knows what it’s like to...

  • Just where are you taking that history?

    May 17, 2021 1:11:44

    Student doctors are taught a formulaic way of “taking” patient histories and repeating their stories. Somewhere along the way, the essence of the person - and why they are seeking...

  • Robert Lepage

    May 10, 2021 1:21:15

    Jillian speaks with singular international theatre maker and Artistic Director of Quebec City’s Ex Machina, Robert Lepage, about stretching rehearsal schedules to make space for the “rendering farm”, creating the...

  • Beginning with the Truth with Dr. Alika Lafontaine

    Apr 19, 2021 1:10:29

    In this episode of the Arts, Medicine and #Life series Dr. Horton speaks with Dr. Alika Lafontaine about Indigenous healing and what we can all learn from it. The conversation...

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