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Laurie Brown

Broadcaster / Journalist
Laurie is a passionate advocate for the arts and artists in Canada. She has built a reputation as an accomplished interviewer and seasoned broadcaster by bringing out the best in Canadian artists. 

Laurie is the host of The Signal, a late night music show on CBC Radio 2. Taking the best from the worlds of contemporary, jazz and post rock, she pilots an atmospheric ride out to the edges of new music, six nights a week. 

Previously at CBC television, Laurie hosted CBC Newsworld's lively arts and entertainment series On The Arts With Laurie Brown. Also Senior Arts Correspondent for CBC News, Laurie covered the arts for CBC since 1990 when she joined The Journal.  Before that, she was co-host and associate producer of CityTV's The New Music and a VJ for MUCHMUSIC.

Author of Success Without College - Days and Nights in Rock ‘n Roll Television, published by Penguin Books, Laurie is now avoiding completing her second book, a novel.

Laurie was invited by Cape Farewell to participate in The Carbon 14 Workshop (November 2011). For Carbon 14: Climate is Culture Laurie has conceived of a provocative and bold new work of live theatre - The Trial of David Suzuki - a mock trial to be held at the ROM and decided in the court of public opinion.

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Carbon 14: Climate is Culture Exhibition + Festival

Carbon 14: Climate is Culture Exhibition + Festival

The Cape Farewell Foundation in Canada announced details today of a unique, visionary and powerful four-month cultural engagement on one of the most pressing is....

Interview with David Buckland

Interview with David Buckland

Watch on the Canadian TV channel tvo The Agenda with Steve Paikin: David Buckland: Culture and Climate Change; an interview.

This Clement World

This Clement World

Cynthia Hopkins musical perfromance, 'This Clement World', is showing in New York, Feb 2013.

Ship of Fools

Ship of Fools

Cape Farewell Foundation and Pattison Onestop are proud to present Ship of Fools: Artists and Climate Change, a multi-site urban screens project addressing the ....

The Dew Line Concert

The Dew Line Concert

Tickets are on sale now for The Dew Line Concert: Climate is Culture. Cape Farewell North America makes its public debut on Thursday 10th November at Koerner Ha....

U-n-f-o-l-d Events

U-n-f-o-l-d Events

Follow the exciting series of lectures and events around U-n-f-o-l-d either live or via podcast.

U-n-f-o-l-d Exhibition

U-n-f-o-l-d Exhibition

Continuing it's tour in the US Cape Farewell's exquisite new exhibition heads to New York to Parsons The New School of Design, accompanied by an exciting progra....

Unfold review in Time Out

Unfold review in Time Out

For those who can't make it to visit Cape Farewell's Unfold exhibition in Chicago, read the review in Chicago's Time Out. Read the review ›  

Broadcaster & Journalist Laurie Brown