Feature Events

See some of the most recognized names in podcasting perform live shows, talk about their process, and more. Every night of the festival at the Rio Theatre + CBC Studio 700. Click on the individual show to purchase tickets! 

 

You Must Remember This: A Karina Longworth Podcast

You Must Remember This is a storytelling podcast about the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century.

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Show: Uncover: Escaping NXIVM

NXIVM calls itself a humanitarian community. Experts call it a cult. Uncover: Escaping NXIVM is an investigative podcast series about the group, its leader Keith Raniere, and one woman’s journey to get out. From CBC Podcasts and CBC News.

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Pop This!

It's the ultimate Vancouver crossover: Pop This! x Heavy Content. Pop This! co-hosts Lisa Christiansen and Andrea Warner will be joined by Heavy Content host & producer Samantha Marie Nock for a special live taping that will centre three of our favourite things—pop culture, feminism, and fatness—in relationship to Hollywood and crime.

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Show: Someone Knows Something

Go behind the scenes and inside the award-winning podcast Someone Knows Something. In this presentation, SKS producer Cesil Fernandes talks about the art of making a true-crime podcast and shares never before heard material.

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2050: Degrees of Change

In the year 2050, our world and our way of life has been transformed by climate change. The question is, what are we willing to do now in order to change the future? In this new episode of the CBC podcast 2050: Degrees of Change, host Johanna Wagstaffe asks what it would take for you to change for climate change.

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In the Dark

In the Dark is an investigative journalism series from American Public Media that uncovers injustice and reveals the truth about America’s penal system.

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Show: The Allusionist

Hosted by Helen Zaltzman, with live music by Martin Austwick, The Allusionist is an award-winning podcast about language and how and why we humans use it the way we do. It's fun. It's informative. It's … funformative? Steady on there with the portmanteaus, please.

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Retail Nightmares

Comedian Alicia Tobin and musician Jessica Delisle realized they had both served the same horrible customer at their respective retail jobs. It turns out all their fabulous comedian, musician, and artist friends probably all had their own customer service horror stories!

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Show: Criminally Funny

The cast and crew behind hit podcasts This Sounds Serious, This is That, and Stop Podcasting Yourself join forces with some of the city’s most talented comedians to bring you a night of improvised true crime comedy.

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