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Show Notes

Friday May 4, 2018

In studio:

  • Its Star Wars Day and for the first time in Toronto, the original lightsaber used by Mark Hamill in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back will be on display, along with other Star Wars memorabilia at the Ripley’s Aquarium
    Cory Dacy, Star Wars enthusiast from Ripley Entertainment
    Web: www.ripleyaquariums.com/canada
  • The award-winning play ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ tackles themes of race, power and opportunity. Two of the stars of the latest Toronto production are in studio
    Alana Bridgewater – “Ma Rainey,” Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
    Lovell Adams-Gray – “Levee,” Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
    Web: www.Soulpepper.ca
    Twitter: @SoulPepper
  • Toronto Author, Zoa Gypsy’s book was chosen by Sir Elton John to read on BBC’s Bedtime Stories. Her book “The Dog Detectives: Lost in London,”is based on her travels to 20 countries with her dog
    Zoa Gypsy, Author
    Web: www.youtube.com/cbeebies
    Instagram/Twitter:@CBeebiesHQ

On location:

  • Adam Wylde is LIVE at Scotia Bank Pond Arena for the 13th annual Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s™ in Support of Baycrest

Thursday, May 3, 2018

In studio:

  • Frankie joins us with Spring Lawn Care tips that will make your lawn the envy of the neighbourhood
    Frank Ferragine
    Twitter: @FrankFerragine 
  • Emmy winner and Golden Globe nominee Hal Linden, star of the long running series “Barney Miller,” and Ryan Ochoa, star of the hit Disney series “Pair of Kings join us to talk about their latest film “The Samuel Project” which screens at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival this Friday
    Hal Linden Emmy Award Winning, Ryan Ochoa Actor
    Web: www.tjff.com/films/the-samuel-project/ 
  • Kanye West has tried to clarify his comments made on TMZ Live Monday but still faces backlash. Dalton Higgins, an author and expert in hip hop culture joins us with his thoughts on Yeezy’s meltdown
    Dalton Higgins, Hip Hop Culture Expert
    Web: daltonhiggins.wixsite.com/daltonhiggins
    Twitter: @DaltonHiggins5

On location:

  • Frankie is LIVE at Sugar Beach to tell us more about how it’s not meant to allow wading or swimming, but rather functions as a waterfront public space for relaxation, leisure, and social activities

Wednesday May 2, 2018

In studio:

  • An inside look at the blockbuster gaming industry in ‘Playing Hard’
    It makes its world premiere tonight at 9:15 at TIFF Lightbox as part of Hot Docs
    Jean-Simon Chartier, Director ‘Playing Hard’, Jason VandenBerghe, Creative Director ‘For Honor’
    Web: www.playinghardthemovie.com
    Twitter: @playing_hard
  • Record gas prices expected in Montreal and Toronto this summer with an estimated average to be $1.36 per litre. Vancouver region prices have spiked to all-time record highs over $1.61
    Dan McTeague, Senior Petroleum Analyst, gasbuddy.com
    Web: www.gasbuddy.com
    Instagram/Twitter: @GasBuddyDan
  • Spidey was recently named Mentalist of the Year in the U.S., and performed at one of the most famous theatres in the world, the Apollo
    Spidey, Mentalist/Hypnotist
    Web: www.spideymagic.com
    Instagram/Twitter: @SpideyHypnosis
  • Cinco De Mayo is on Saturday and Baro Restaurant will be celebrating with special menu items
    Chef Steve Gonzalez, Executive Chef at Baro Restaurant
    Web: www.barotoronto.com
    Instagram/Twitter: @BaroToronto

On location:

  • Winston LIVE at The Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre in North York (1126 Finch Ave. W., Unit 1) to learn more about electric vehicles and how The Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre provides an experiential learning environment

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

In studio:

  • Park and Bark is the city’s only puppy party, learn how you can be apart of the fun with locations all over the city
    Lyle Goodis, Producer of Park and Bark
    Instagram/Twitter: @parkandbarkdogshow
    Web: www.parkandbarkshow.com
  • First responders from the North York Van Attack on what happened that day, and the aftermath
    John Shirley Emergency Medical Dispatcher, Chris Rotolo Paramedic, David Lavoski Paramedic
    Twitter: @TorontoMedics
  • Toronto Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia has never missed a home game
    Nav Bhatia
    Instagram/Twitter: @Superfan_Nav
  • Strengthen your mind and body with celebrity fitness trainer Shona Vertue
    Shone Vertue, Celebrity Personal Trainer and Yoga Instructor
    Instagram: shona_vertue
    Twitter: @ShonaVertue
  • A young activist continues to inspire by raising awareness about gender equality and education
    Erinne Paisley, Student Activist/Author
    Web: www.PopActivism.com

On location:

  • Winston LIVE at Art Gallery of Ontario for Infinity Mirrors Exhibit (317 Dundas St. West) to learn more about the exhibit Toronto fell in love with
    Tickets are only available day of. Box office opens at 10 a.m. each day. Limit 2 per person. Exhibition must close on May 27th

Monday, April 30, 2018

In studio:

  • The quest to save a country from climate change documented in film ‘Anote’s Ark’, and details on its Canadian premiere tomorrow night at 6:30 at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    Anote Tong, Former President, Kiribati
    Matthieu Rytz, Director, Anote’s Ark
    Twitter: @AnotesArk
    Web: anotesark.com
  • Mayor John Tory on marking one week since the North York Van Attack
    Mayor John Tory, Toronto
    Twitter: @JohnTory
  • Perfect Mother’s Day gift ideas for the ultimate foodie mom
    Pay Chen, Lifestyle Expert
    Instagram/Twitter: @PayChen
    Web: PayChen.com
  • Spring fashion trends and styling tips that will keep you looking fresh
    Shai DeLuca Tamasi, Principal Designer, Shai DeLuca Interior Design Inc.
    Instagram/Twitter: @ShaiDeLuca
    Web: www.shaideluca.com

On location:

Friday, April 27, 2018

In studio:

  • Testicular Cancer Awareness Month: What you need to know about detecting Testicular cancer
    Mitch Hermansen, Senior Development Manager, Movember
    Will Joyce, Testicular cancer survivor
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/MovemberCanada
    Instagram: @Movember
    Twitter: @MovemberCA | #KnowThyNuts
    Web: movember.com
  • Easy to make Italian sandwiches perfect for outdoor entertaining
    Chef Christian Pritchard, Chef/Host
    Instagram/Twitter: @ChrisCooking
    Web: www.chriscooking.com
  • Resale Fashion 101: How to get the most out of consignment shopping
    Kary Dick, Owner, Second Nature Boutique
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/secondnatureboutique
    Instagram: @secondnatureboutique
    Web: secondnaturebtq.com
  • Preparation for this weekend’s National Day of Mourning, in memory of those who lost their lives in the workplace
    Tom Teahen, President & CEO WSIB
    Web: threadsoflife.ca

On location:

Thursday, April 26, 2018

In studio:

  • The Generator Project, encouraging people to make face-to-face connections through hosting events
    *Host your own Generator Project event next weekend – May 4th-6th
    Peter Bombaci, Founder, The Generator Project
    Facebook: Facebook.com/genprojectorg
    Instagram/Twitter: @genprojectorg
    Web: generatorproject.org
  • How to use Google’s newly announced job search engine, and it’s functions in comparison to other job search sites
    Andrew Dunckelman, Director at Google.org
    Instagram/Twitter: @AndrewDunck
  • Details on tonight’s Annual Toronto homeless count, aiming to determine how many homeless individuals are living on the streets and what kinds of services they require
    Mary-Anne Bedard, City of Toronto Director of Housing Policy and Strategic Investments
    Web: http://ow.ly/jp9I30iGT7i
  • Cool weather crops you can sow into the ground this weekend, and tips on growing a successful crop
    Frank Ferragine
    Instagram/Twitter: @FrankFerragine
  • Finding the perfect bike for your needs and interests
    Justin Soares, Bike Depot
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/Bikedepotinc
    Instagram: @bikedepot
    Twitter: @BikeDepotInc
    Web: bikedepot.com

On location:

  • Winston LIVE at Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (750 Spadina Ave, Toronto) learning about the many exciting programs being offered to the public
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/MilesNadalJCC
    Instagram/Twitter: @MilesNadalJCC
    Web: mnjcc.org

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

In studio:

On location:

  • Winston LIVE at the 4th Annual Startupong in support of the SickKids Foundation, taking place tonight at SPiN Toronto – 461 King St W, Toronto
    *Admission is free (donations encouraged)
    To register to play or donate: www.startupong.com
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