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Episode 11: Upcoming Trip to The Amazon Jungle (6:49 mins.)


If you love nature, camping, hiking and exploring, this may well be the trip for you. Writer and tour guide Randy Smith — who for 14 years lived and worked in the Amazon — wants to introduce you to a whole new world. From indigenous cultures to a spectacular array of flora and fauna, this adventure to Ecuador’s Amazon jungle may well be the trip of a lifetime.

Randy Smith and friends in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Randy Smith and friends in the Ecuadorian Amazon

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Episode 10: Frank Gehry’s AGO Soon To Be Unveiled (10:11 mins.)

cropped-north-facade.jpgThe Art Gallery of Ontario’s transformation is almost complete, and insiders promise it will be impressive. Linda Milrod, who is both Senior Project Manager Program & Design and Installation Director for the AGO spoke to Radio Out and Out about what people can expect when the gallery re-opens on November 14, ’08.  She also provides unique insight into why Frank Gehry was chosen as architect and details of his long-time relationship with Toronto.

Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry, Architect

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Episode 9: Upcoming Mansfield Fall Retreat and Arts Weekend ’08 (6:37 mins.)

Great programming, fall colours and a chance to get “out-of-town” for the weekend make this annual Out and Out Club event one of the more popular of the season. It features a host of indoor and outdoor activities – with all events run by the attendees. So if you’re coming to Mansfield or thinking about it, have a listen to Joel Rotstein who, along with Frank Chester have been running the Mansfield weekend for the last 14 years. Continue reading

Episode 8: Club Has Big Plans for Pride 2008 (10:02 mins.)

The Out and Out Club wants its members to have a blast at this year’s Pride festivities. And if three very resourceful volunteers have anything to do with it, the Out and Out club is sure to make a splash. Radio Out and Out met with the team that’s spearheading the club’s participation at this year’s celebrations. This podcast isn’t just a sneak peak at Pride festivities – it’s a “how-to” for all club members and a chance to be part of the action. Continue reading

Episode 7: From Boston to P-Town 2008 (6:14 mins.)

Billed as one of the best ways to kick off your summer vacation, the annual one-day Boston to Provincetown bicycle ride (June 21) has been attracting a lot of people over the years, including a number of Out and Out members. Radio Out and Out met with Cheryl and Hollie who both took part in last year’s event and plan on going again this year.

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Episode 6: Upcoming Tour of a Spectacular Vaudeville Venue (9:00 mins.)

The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre is the last operating double-decker theatre in the world. It’s also a link to Toronto’s rich theatrical past. The Elgin is opulent and sophisticated, but it’s the Winter Garden, seven stories above that steals the show. Radio Out and Out met with Tony King, President of the Centre’s Volunteer Executive Committee who gave us wonderful insight into one of the city’s hidden treasures. There’s also info on an upcoming tour of the venue with Out and Out members on May 10, ’08. Continue reading

Episode 5: 2008 Spring Tonic for Club Cyclists (8:48 mins.)

In anticipation of the warmer weather, Radio Out and Out went to Toronto’s Urbane Cyclist on John Street and asked Reba about the latest trends in cycling. As an added bonus, she even offered a few tips on where to go for long-haul bike excursions and details about an upcoming workshop for club members – the Bike Spring Tune Up on April 22, ’08.

To listen to Episode 5:  http://www.outandout.on.ca/downloads/audio/RadioOutandOut_Ep5.mp3