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EPISODE 55 (JUNE 5)

This week: RESISTA! The 98 pound girl that no men could lift. At the Winnipeg Orpheum Theatre – Four Husky Laborers tried and could do it. Please follow and like us:

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EPISODE 54 (MAY 28)

Listen to Episode 54 Online Here This week: Dancers, Singers, Cowboy Philosopher and rope-trick artists Will and Gladyse Ahern visit the Winnipeg Orpheum Theatre in Oct 1923. This show is a miniature Cowboy Vaudeville Show. Enjoy Gene Audrey and the … Continue reading

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EPISODE 53 (MAY 22)

Listen to Episode 53 Here This week: One Hundred Years (May 22, 1920) Ago today, Joseph E Howard stepped onto the stage at the Orpheum Theatre in Winnipeg. Joseph Howard was a life-long vaudevillian who wrote many of the biggest … Continue reading

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EPISODE 52 (MAY 15)

Listen to Episode 52 Here This week: The Hit Song “George”, Howie and Grant’s New Song “Just a Little Street Where Old Friends Meet”, Harry Reser The American Tenor Banjo & Tim Allan the Canadian Tenor Banjo Virtuoso AND – … Continue reading

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EPISODE 51 (MAY 8)

Listen to Episode 51 Here This week: Howie Swan, Jan Rubini, Michael Rubini, Ada Jones. Please follow and like us:

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EPISODE 50 (MAY 1)

Listen to Episode 50 Here This week Grant journeys into the land of Ragtime. You’ll see why Ragtime swept over the continent and beyond, and became the main soundtrack of vaudeville stages everywhere. Starting with the quaint Victorian heart songs … Continue reading

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EPISODE 49 (APRIL 24)

Listen to Episode 49 Here This week: Bedelia, the first song that sold 3 million copies (of sheet music) was a huge vaudeville hit. Bringing it to life here is Meredith Axelrod who is building a career on performing wonderful … Continue reading

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EPISODE 48 (APRIL 17)

Listen to Episode 48 Here: This Week: The twisted comedy of Tom Lehrer, The brilliant ragtime and stride piano of Max Keenlyside, Hillarious Mrs. Hughes, And Canada’s Sweetheart of Swing Alex Pangman! Tom Lehrer Max Keenlyside Mrs Hughes Visit Mrs. … Continue reading

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EPISODE 47 (APRIL 3)

Listen to Episode 47 Online Here This week we lost a great creative talent Ray Buchanan, who as a costume designer and creator, mastered the look of the vaudeville era and created lavish gowns and costumes that embodied the era. … Continue reading

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EPISODE 46 (MARCH 27)

Listen to Episode 46 Here This week is all about Howard Swan and the past year we have spent doing shows, radio shows and just having fun together. Please follow and like us:

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