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Family Holiday Traditions,...for better or for worse.

From: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Length: 01:46:34

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Family rituals are a big part of the holiday season, whether it's decorating your Christmas tree, lighting the menorah or taking the plunge for a polar bear swim on New Year's Day. On this episode of DNTO, host Sook-Yin Lee and her team of storytellers deliver a seasonally-appropriate exploration of the crazy things our families do over and over again...

 

The show also features music by Florence and the Machine, Dragonfly Empire, Sarah Slean, Ohbijou, Hawksley Workman, Wolf Parade, Danny Michel and Geoff Berner.

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Piece Description

Family rituals are a big part of the holiday season, whether it's decorating your Christmas tree, lighting the menorah or taking the plunge for a polar bear swim on New Year's Day. On this episode of DNTO, host Sook-Yin Lee and her team of storytellers deliver a seasonally-appropriate exploration of the crazy things our families do over and over again...

 

The show also features music by Florence and the Machine, Dragonfly Empire, Sarah Slean, Ohbijou, Hawksley Workman, Wolf Parade, Danny Michel and Geoff Berner.

Broadcast History

Aired on CBC Radio Program Definitely Not The Opera on January 1, 2011.

Timing and Cues

PART 1
in: "(music)..Happy holidays, Friends and Family..."
runs: 53:40
out: "......back in a flash(53:15)...(music to end)"
PART 2
in: "(music)..Hi, I'm Sook-Yin Lee..."
runs: 52:55
out: ".....you're now a woman..(music to end)"

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

From the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation a humourous holiday special looking at 'Family Rituals'...

OUTRO:

That was host Sook-Yin Lee and Definitely Not The Opera celebrating the holidays from Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
We Are Family Sister Sledge Platinum Disco Hits. Sony BMG 2005 03:36
Rabbit Heart Florence and the Machine Lungs. Island 2009 03:52
Mount Pleasant Dargonfli Empire CBC Radio 3 New Music Canada. CBC 2004 04:17
Sweet Ones Sarah Slean Night Bugs. Atlantic 2002 03:13
Black Ice Ohbijou Beacons. Last Gang 2009 03:41
Three Generations Hawksley Workman Almost a Full Moon. Isadora 2001 03:46
Call It A Ritual Wolf Parade At Mount Zoomer. Sub Pop 2008 02:45
Whale of a Tale Danny Michel Fibsville. R2-D2 1999 04:18
Comme Un Gateau Chic Gamine City City. Chic Gamin 2010 03:03
Wealthy Poet Geoff Berner Victory Party. Mint 2011 03:26
Come On-A My House Rosemary Clooney Rosemary Clooney:16 Biggest Hits. Columbia 2002 02:22

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http://www.cbc.ca/dnto/