Dave Bidini discusses his compelling new book Midnight Light – A Personal Journey to the North, his respect for and interest in local reporting, what he discovered on this monumental trip through Canada’s Northwest Territories, a forthcoming album by Rheostatics, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts.
This episode was recorded before a live studio audience at The Origin Arts & Community Centre in Ottawa, Ontario during MEGAPHONO on Saturday February 10, 2018. Our topic was Black-Canadian music history and anti-Black racism in this country’s music culture and our guest panellists were Melissa Vincent, Rita Carter, Seiiizmikk, and Ali “Captain” Misana. Produced by Elsa Mirzaei, MEGAPHONO, and Vish Khanna. Live mix by Maxime Brunet. Photos by Irene Jansen. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad’s Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.