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Interview with punk rocker Sandy Miranda

Our story on Sandy Miranda, bass player of the punk/hardcore band Fucked Up, aired today on RTPi’s “A Hora dos Portugueses” (episode 24, 1st story). | A nossa entrevista com Sandy Miranda, baixista da band punk/hardcore Fucked Up, foi hoje … Continue reading

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Our interview with Paul Azevedo of Playlist Company

Our interview with Paul Azevedo, the co-founder and music director of the music branding The Playlist Company, aired on RTPi’s “A Hora dos Portugueses” (episode 20, 7’10″). An 8 minute version of this segment was broadcast on December 6. | … Continue reading

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Saudade store segment broadcast on RTPi

Our first segment on the Saudade store in Little Portugal (Toronto) was broadcast on RTPi yesterday, November 23, during episode 16 of “A Hora dos Portugueses” (starting at the 04’10″ mark). | O nosso primeiro segmento sobre a loja Saudade … Continue reading

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Interview with comedian Mike Rita

Yesterday we interviewed Mike Rita, one of the top new stand up comedians in Toronto. We recorded our conversation while driving between shows, in the style of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Drinking Coffee, and later on the stage of … Continue reading

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Interview with punk rocker Sandy Miranda of ‘Fucked Up’

Our filming for RTPi’s “A Hora dos Portugueses” continues. Last week we interviewed Sandy Miranda, the bass player for Fucked Up, one of the most prolific and international punk/hardcore bands from Toronto, winner of the Polaris Prize in 2009 (nominated … Continue reading

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PCHP & RoughCut collaboration & RTPi

(Texto em português segue-se ao inglês) Earlier this month Gilberto Fernandes (PCHP) started a new project with Pedro Rodrigues of RoughCut Audiovisual (and Luis Moreira) producing content for Portugal’s international public broadcaster RTPi’s new daily TV show “A Hora dos … Continue reading

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The PCHP has a new address

Here is the PCHP’s new address: Portuguese Canadian History Project The Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies Room 728, Kaneff Tower York University 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3 CANADA You can reach us by email at prtcan.history@gmail.com

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PCHP now associated with Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies

Starting on November 1st, 2015, Gilberto Fernandes will be joining the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies at York University as a postdoctoral visitor, working in close relationship with the Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections, the Department of History, and … Continue reading

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Preserve, Share, Explore: the PCHP’s Five Year Plan

The PCHP has put together a strategic plan for the next five years outlining our various objectives and potential partnerships, divided by three large areas: Preserve (archival), Share (public history), Explore (academic). Our five year plan, which was created for … Continue reading

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