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Saturday, 14 December 2013

WED - The Radio Edition for Dec. 15, 2013


The podcast is available here.

Join me as I take a look at some events that took place between December 15 and 28 in Manitoba’s history. Bartley Kives will join me to talk about his book Stuck in The Middle: Dissenting Views of Winnipeg. Also, there will be music by Manitoba composer Victor Davies, Smoky Tiger and the Phantom of the Paradise soundtrack.

If you're not in the holiday spirit yet, I'll also let you know about a couple of classic 1940s Christmas films that will be returning to Winnipeg's big screens before the big day.

It was a busy show. Here are the show links and play list !

Show Links:

Classic Peter O'Toole !

"It's a Wonderful Life" at the Met Theatre December 21st

"Holiday Inn" at Silver City Polo Park December 18 and 23

"Stuck in the Middle: Dissenting views of Winnipeg" website

Phantom of the Paradise fansite (also see)


Walker Theatre history Above is image of what the full building was to look like. Theatre photo is below its position in the drawing.

Uptown Theatre history

Review of Walk Towards the Gallows: The Tragedy of Hilda Blake

Henry Kalen fonds - digitized material

More about Ken Leishman, a.k.a. They Flying Bandit 

Play List:

From Phantom of the Paradise soundtrack (P. Williams, 1973)
- The hell of it
- Faust (Swan)

The Flying Bandit courtesy of Smoky Tiger

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