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Eleanor Wachtel

Host, Writers and Company — Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Host of @CBC Radio's Writers & Company and Wachtel on the Arts on IDEAS

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@EleanorWachtel — 13,800 followers, 3,727 tweets

"I thought I would have a free Western life away from my Chinese past. I didn't want my parents to know me, or how I lived.... But then the only way to cope with my parents' visit was to document it with a camera (or we'd have to kill each other). " #XiaoluGuo Sunday #WandC
"I don't think that art is completely damaged by censorship or ideological oppression. If an artist has to risk their life to publish, then they will write authentically [compared to] people living in the so-called free world, where everything's possible." #XiaoluGuo Sun. #WandC
After exciting release of new @CanadianOpera new season #1819 looking forward to #Rigoletto directed by #ChristopherAlden For our 2015 conversation:  http://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/wachtel-on-the-arts-barbara-monk-feldman-christopher-alden-1.3278510  Christopher's twin brother David will be directing OTELLO next year.
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