Anita Prime to perform on Canada AM for Canadian Music Week

It’s Canadian Music Week this coming week in Canada and to celebrate, Canada AM are bringing you some special performances.

First up on Monday is New Zealand songstress Anita Prime who is making her Canadian debut hot on the heels of he new album Destiny. She’ll also be performing at the Hard Rock Cafe in Toronto on the 10th.  Check out her album on iTunes via the link below.

Destiny - Anita Prime

Here’s the schedule for the rest of the Canada AM week!

This Week on CANADA AM – Robert Latimer, Harry Connick Jr., International Women’s Day, Paralympics One Year Later, Canadian Music Week Performances and more…

Watch Beverly Thomson, Seamus O’Regan, Marci Ien, and Jeff Hutcheson on CANADA AM weekdays beginning at 6 a.m. ET on CTV.

Monday, March 7

·         ROBERT LATIMER: Granted full parole at the end of 2010 after he received a life sentence for killing his severely disabled daughter Tracey in 1993, Latimer sits down with CANADA AM to talk about life after prison.
·         SKULL RECONSTRUCTION:  Do you know this face? Diana Trepkov is a skull reconstruction specialist who has been working to reconstruct the features from an identified skull found in Ontario. She unveils the reconstruction first on CANADA AM in the hopes it can be identified.
·         HARRY CONNICK JR: CANADA AM’s Beverly Thomson chats with the New Orleans crooner and movie star about his new album In Concert on Broadway.
·         CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK – ANITA PRIME: In its 29th year, Canadian Music Week (CMW) is one of the premier entertainment events in North America focused on the business of music. All this week, CANADA AM will showcase CMW musical acts starting with Anita Prime from New Zealand performing a track from her new album Destiny.
·         KATE’S DRESS: What would you design for Kate’s wedding dress? Canadian designers responded to the challenge and today their sketches are revealed.
·         REAL VS RUMOUR:  What jewelry should a future Princess wear on her big day? Royal commentator Hilary Brown tells CANADA AM what royal jewels could be reality for Kate on her big day.

Tuesday, March 8
·         INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: CANADA AM marks International Women’s Day with Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau who has teamed up with Plan Canada’s Because I Am A Girl global campaign which aims for a brighter, safer future for girls.
·         CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK – THE SHEEPDOGS: They hail from Saskatoon and have nabbed a coveted spot as one of 16 finalists for the Do You Wannna Be A Rock & Roll Star? competition with the ultimate prize – a major label record deal and the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine. Today they perform “I Don’t Know” from their album Learn & Burn.
·         STARBUCKS TURNS 40: Happy Birthday bucks! Single-handedly rebranding the image of coffee and tea around the world, Starbucks gets a new look to mark the big 4-0. CANADA AM talks to CEO, Howard Shultz about the future of this global brand.

Wednesday, March 9
·         CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK – EATLIZ: This Israeli alternative rock group is best known for their internationally award-winning animated music videos. They’ll perform “Lose This Child” for CANADA AM.
·         BRITISH PETROLEUM CLAIMS:  More than 130,000 claims stemming from the BP oil spill remain unsettled. CANADA AM talks to the BP lawyer who is handling the claims to find out why.
·         FUNKYTOWN:  Turning the clock back to Montreal in 1976.  Canada AM talks to the Patrick Huard of Bon Cop, Bad Cop fame about the new film Funkytown which follows seven characters who want to make their mark in an era when excess was the norm and when disco was king.
·         TRAVELLING WITH TOTS: CANADA AM looks at how to make travelling with kids as painless as possible for you and those around you with tips from DVD entertainment to what to pack in your bag of goodies.

Thursday, March 10 
·         CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK – CHAD BROWNLEE: He’s a Canadian country music artist and a former NHL defenseman. Chad will perform “Day After You” from his self-titled debut album produced by CCMA award-winning producer Mitch Merrett.
·         CLEAR WALLET CLUTTER: We’ve all got them… rewards cards. Which ones are worth carrying with you and which should you toss? Patrick Sojka, CEO of Rewards Canada, breaks down which loyalty cards deliver the most payback.
·         COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR KIDS: Parenting expert Michele Borba reveals the secrets to staying in tune with your kids in an increasingly complex wireless and social media world.

Friday, March 11
·         PARALYMPIC LOOK BACK: One year ago today, the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games kicked off in Vancouver. Canadian silver medallist in Men’s Slalom-Sitting Josh Dueck helps CANADA AM look back at the highlights from these Games.
·         CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK – JORDAN KNIGHT: Former New Kids on the Block front man has just released his solo album Unfinished and he performs his dance track single from the album Let’s Go Higher.
·         MOVIE REVIEWS: CANADA AM’s film expert, Richard Crouse reviews new releases Battle: Los Angeles, Mars Needs Moms, and Red Riding Hood.

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