The Breakfast Dish

The Breakfast Dish

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!

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May 30, 2022 40 min

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, for the finale of the third season of The Breakfast Dish Podcast, Karen and Griffin are joined by the quick-witted Alex Sarian. Previously working at the ...

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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 are joined by actor, director, and educator Luc Tellier. Luc is the is the Director of Education and Outreach at the Citadel Theatre, bu...

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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 were invited to record an episode live at the 2022 Calgary Expo! So, who better to chat with than filmmaker, author, and Expo Expert; Sp...

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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. ...

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May 5, 2022 33 min

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 Col Cseke and Mike Keir from Inside Out Theatre. Col is the Artistic Director of Inside Out, and will be directing Karen and M...

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April 25, 2022 43 min

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,  Fabienn...

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April 23, 2022 48 min

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 chat with Jason Mehmel; the Artistic Director of Sage Theatre and long time D&D buddy of Griffin's. The trio chat about Sage's upc...

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April 4, 2022 41 min

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 chat with Tenaj Williams; Actor, Singer, Dancer, Playwright and T-Rex Fighter! Tenaj tells us about the experience of being an understudy, whi...

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March 29, 2022 39 min

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 chat with Mary-Ellen Perley - the President of the Alberta Drama Festival Association (the minds behind the One Act Festivals)! Mary-Ellen com...

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March 21, 2022 38 min

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 (bravely, without Griffin) is joined by Monty Haughian from Grande Prairie Live Theatre. Monty took some time to tell Karen all about the theatre in Grand...

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March 14, 2022 37 min

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 actor, musician and honey lover Alixandra Cowman. Alix is a co-creator and company member of 'Alberta Kitchen Party' - p...

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March 7, 2022 33 min

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 actor and lovely human, Gabriel Covarrubias! Gabriel originally hails from Mexico City and is now living in Vancouver. He and Ka...

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March 2, 2022 36 min

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 Canadian country music artist, Crystal McGrath. Crystal ( a fellow podcaster and host of Crushing Chaos) comes on the show to ch...

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February 23, 2022 44 min

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 Dave Smith. If you're in the Albertan theatre community, you probably know the jack-of-all-trades Dave. He's a designer,...

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February 14, 2022 40 min

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 Louis B. Hobson! Louis is an actor, director and playwright - but he is best known as a pillar in the Calgary theatre community ...

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February 8, 2022 39 min

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 Franca Gualtieri! When Karen met Franca, she was working with former Calgary Mayor, Naheed Nenshi. But then they became friends ...

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December 14, 2021 48 min

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...

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December 6, 2021 44 min

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 Mike Tan; Actor, artist, photographer and one time member of the sketch comedy troupe "Bag Of Meat". Mike talks about pl...

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November 30, 2021 42 min

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 chat with Caleigh Crow and Cris Derksen about the co-production between the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and Making Treaty 7 entitled "N...

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November 24, 2021 42 min

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 chat with animator, actor, grip and Jack-Of-All-Trades Jordan Bouma. Jordan is an animator with Rictus River Films in Edmonton, and the three ...

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