Open Kwong Dore Podcast

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Hosts

Biographies of hosts Pj Kwong and Paul Dore.

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Latest Episodes

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Episode 140: Olympic Athletes

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Continuing for the month of August, we’ll be posting some compilation episodes that are based on themes or concepts. For this compilation on Olympic athletes, you’ll hear 10 to 15 minute excerpts that explore how these four athletes got started in their respective sports, what it’s like to represent Canada on the Olympic stage and their experiences

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Episode 139: Mavericks

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Continuing for the month of August, we’ll be posting some compilation episodes that are based on themes or concepts. For this compilation on mavericks, you’ll hear 10 to 15 minute excerpts that explore how these four people have been ahead of the curve or did something bold and unexpected that helped evolve their respective fields. We’ve interviewed some

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Episode 138: Stories We Don’t Tell

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This episode features another instalment of the Stories We Don’t Tell monthly event. Recorded live in July, the event included personal stories from Maya Fromstein, Rob “The Shark” Shirky, Brianne Benness and Stefan Hostetter. Stories We Don’t Tell originated from Let’s Get Personal, a writing group started by Brianne. Every two weeks we shared (and continue

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Episode 137: Storytellers

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We’re always up to something different on the podcast. For the month of August, we’ll be posting some compilation episodes that are based on themes or concepts. For this compilation on storytellers, you’ll hear 10 to 15 minute excerpts that explore ideas on performing, vulnerability and the writing process. We’ve interviewed some of the best storytellers around and

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Episode 136: Annick Mitchell

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There is a big difference between interior design and interior decorating. In this fascinating podcast, Pj and long-time friend Annick Mitchell discuss the importance of the space around us. Annick talks about the planning, execution and the cultural and emotional benchmarks that need to be considered when working in the field of interior design. Annick

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Episode 135: The Walking Man Revisited

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Last February, co-host and co-producer of the Open Kwong Dore Podcast Paul Dore, released his debut novel The Walking Man. The book launch took place at the Centre for Social Innovation and was a multi-media extravaganza, including videos, music, live storytelling and a treadmill. This episode features what happened on that night, with special musical

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