The Breakfast Dish

Griffin Cork & Karen Johnson-Diamond

Dance, music, visual art, theatre and get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind the work. Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning as they meet the creators of today's digital offerings. We are a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network!

#72 - Arlene Orchard and Dai Matsuzaka
May 10 2022
#72 - Arlene Orchard and Dai Matsuzaka
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, film, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free!This week, Karen and Griffin chat with Dai Matsuzaka and Arlene Orchard, a Grade 12 drama student/drama teacher combo at Foundations for the Future Charter Academy. Dai just finished starring in, directing, choreographing and designing a one act play for his high school and he tells us just how that is humanly possible. Arlene, besides being a teacher and a choir director and a professional musician, is also on the steering committee for the Alberta High School Drama Festival.ARLENE ORCHARD: MATSUZAKA: HIGH SCHOOL ONE ACT DRAMA FESTIVAL: Is somebody you know making art in Alberta? Or, you know, maybe you just want to chat with us. We want to hear from you! Shoot us an e-mail at thebreakfastdish@gmail.com.We are a member of the Alberta Podcast Network: Locally grown, community supported.  This episode is brought to you by ATB and Alberta Blue Cross Music by Alixandra Cowman: Design by Morgan Ermter: www.numerafilms.com/THE BREAKFAST DISH:FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/TheBreakfastDish/TWITTER: twitter.com/BreakfastDishFOLLOW GRIFFIN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:TWITTER: twitter.com/GriffinCorkINSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/griffincork/FOLLOW KAREN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:TWITTER: twitter.com/mrsndiamondINSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/karenjohnsondiamond/
#70 - Fabienne Colas
Apr 25 2022
#70 - Fabienne Colas
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, film, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free!This week, Karen and Griffin chat with "The Queen of Festivals", Fabienne Colas. Winner of the 2019 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award,  Fabienne Colas is an award-winning actress, filmmaker, speaker, and business owner who works tirelessly and passionately to support and promote diversity off and on screen around the globe. We're focusing on the Calgary Black Film Festival, one of twelve (12!) festivals Fabienne founded. FABIENNE COLAS: www.fabiennecolas.comTHE CALGARY BLACK FILM FESTIVAL: somebody you know making art in Alberta? Or, you know, maybe you just want to chat with us. We want to hear from you! Shoot us an e-mail at thebreakfastdish@gmail.com.We are a member of the Alberta Podcast Network: Locally grown, community supported.  This episode is brought to you by The Alberta Podcast Network and the Edmonton Community Foundation!Music by Alixandra Cowman: Design by Morgan Ermter: www.numerafilms.com/THE BREAKFAST DISH:FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/TheBreakfastDish/TWITTER: twitter.com/BreakfastDishFOLLOW GRIFFIN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:TWITTER: twitter.com/GriffinCorkINSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/griffincork/FOLLOW KAREN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:TWITTER: twitter.com/mrsndiamondINSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/karenjohnsondiamond/
#59 - Anna Cummer
Dec 14 2021
#59 - Anna Cummer
Welcome to Season 3 of The Breakfast Dish! Join Griffin Cork and his mom, Karen Johnson-Diamond every Monday morning for get-to-know-you conversations with the artists behind today's dance, music, visual art, and theatre. This podcast is dairy and gluten free!This week, Karen and Griffin are joined by Anna Cummer - an actor, playwright and voice-over artist that is SOMEHOW related to our two hosts, but nobody is really sure how. The three of them dive into Alberta Theatre Project's production of "In Wonderland" by Anna, their messed up family tree, and everybody's knowledge about genetic coding.ANNA CUMMER: WONDERLAND: THEATRE PROJECTS: ROCK: to win two free tickets to "In Wonderland"? Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, Podchaser, or wherever you listen to our show! If you send us a screenshot, you will be automatically entered to win. Is somebody you know making art in Alberta? Or, you know, maybe you just want to chat with us. We want to hear from you! Shoot us an e-mail at thebreakfastdish@gmail.com.We are a member of the Alberta Podcast Network: Locally grown, community supported.  This episode is brought to you by Park Power and the Alberta Podcast Network. Check out fellow APN show "Putting it Together" with Kyle MarshallMusic by Alixandra Cowman: Design by Morgan Ermter: www.numerafilms.com/THE BREAKFAST DISH:FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/TheBreakfastDish/TWITTER: twitter.com/BreakfastDishFOLLOW GRIFFIN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:TWITTER: twitter.com/GriffinCorkINSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/griffincork/FOLLOW KAREN ON SOCIAL MEDIA:TWITTER: twitter.com/mrsndiamondINSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/karenjohnsondiamond/