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YolanDa Brown, Keith Gessen and Todd McLellan

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24 March 2019

Episode 507

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Saxophonist YolanDa Brown discusses her career and a new award to help young musicians. We also hear from author and journalist Keith Gessen about living in and writing about Russia and speak with photographer Todd McLellan about his book, ‘Things Come Apart 2.0’.

24 March 2019

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Monocle’s Bill Leuty looks to the week ahead with Fernando Augusto Pacheco and Augustin Macellari.

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Chapter 2

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Todd McLellan

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Toronto-based photographer Todd McLellan’s images of dismantled everyday objects ask viewers to think about how the items actually work. And, as technology becomes ever smarter, are we losing touch with how to fix things?

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YolanDa Brown

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Saxophonist YolanDa Brown has been bringing her jazz and reggae-infused shows to audiences large and small for the past decade. Now she’s hoping to inspire artists and musicians with a new award aimed at assisting and funding the new generation of upcoming talent.

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Keith Gessen

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Author, journalist and editor Keith Gessen joins us to discuss his most recent book and how the act of writing from a Russian-American perspective shapes his world view.

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