I Don't Get It

I Don’t Get It is an award-winning podcast about dance - mostly contemporary dance - from the eyes of one guy who knows nothing about it and one girl who knows too much (or at least that what we’ll let her think). I Don’t Get It is recorded in a blanket fort on Alberta Avenue in Edmonton, AB, Canada, with hosts Paul Blinov and Fawnda Mithrush. Produced and edited by Andrew Paul. Theme music by Ghibli.

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Season 4 Episode 29
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It’s a peanut butter and jam-slammed episode of #yegarts news, Sterlings chatter, classical Kathak in KHOJ, and a very special drop-in by Trent Wilkie from The Undad to talk about Concrete Theatre‘s Sprouts Festival and theatre for kidlets. Also Fawnda attempts to describe seeing Ange...
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Season 4 Episode 28
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Season 4 Episode 28
  The sound booth gets a little snug this week as we’re joined by Karen Unland and Elizabeth Spencer (from That’s a Thing?! podcast) to chat about the Citadel Young Company‘s Bat Boy: The Musical. Then Paul gives us his take on David Byrne‘s visit to the Jubilee Audit...
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Season 4 Episode 27
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It’s a full-time week for guest Laura Raboud as we take in Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story at the Citadel Theatre, then hunker in for the befuddling, heart-churning experience of Collin Doyle’s new play, Terry and the Dog. What a time to be alive in #yegarts. Become a Patron!  
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Season 4 Episode 26
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This week we catch Alberta Ballet’s All Of Us (ie: The Tragically Hip portrait ballet) in all its post-apocalyptic, dread-headed glory. Does it do Downie justice? Do we win the war? Is it even ballet? We try to answer these questions in the post-show parkade. Do we succeed? You tell us! I D...
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Season 4 Episode 25
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Season 4 Episode 25
Guests galore on a big show week: Ainsley Hillyard drops in to chat about Shumka’s collaboration with Indigenous artists in Ancestors & Elders, while Laura Raboud enlightens us on the musical trappings of the Citadel Theatre/Banff Centre production of The Silver Arrow: The Untold Story ...
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Season 4 Episode 24
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A week of wonder and juxtaposition: We ramble on physics and music (Theatre Network‘s Infinity); clapping and gravitas (Jairo Barrull Flamenco Company); and the gut-wrenching, mind-stilling Pretty Goblins at Workshop West. We have e bet that one will win a governor General’s Award. Ca...
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Season 4 Episode 22
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In the post #MeToo era, what are we allowed to think of a comic fromp like Don Giovanni? Special guest Colleen Feehan joins Fawnda to dissect the goosebumpy moments of this most classically rapey-y of operas. I Don’t Get It is a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network, powered by ATB. Become ...
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Season 4 Episode 21
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Season 4 Episode 21
We tackle Tiny Bear Jaws‘ production of Cleave, a play by bright young writer/producer Elena Belyea, where six characters work through identity issues from the inside out. Be forewarned, there’s adult content (but is it really?). Also we mull over new developments on YEG’s venue...
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Season 4 Episode 20
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Season 4 Episode 20
It happened: Betroffenheit blew through the Citadel on Easter weekend, leaving audiences agog in its wake. Did it meet our incredibly high expectations? But first, Paul and Fawnda mull over the art of consultation in light of the Galleria going kaput and the myriad public sessions seeking input o...
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Season 4 Episode 19
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It’s classical children’s tale meets near-classic trope of parents facing the tragic death of a child. This week Paul takes on Alberta Ballet‘s sparkling new Cinderella, while Fawnda gets a taste of the “slow-theatre” movement at Wild Side Productions’ Poison w...
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