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EPISODE 47 (APRIL 3)

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. Grant and his partner Shauna join … 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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EPISODE 45 (MARCH 20)

Listen to Episode 45 Here This week: One of the most interesting eccentric acts in vaudeville. He appeared in Winnipeg at the Capitol Theatre in 1923. A great link to a site all about A. Robins the Banana Man: http://rhettmagic.furman.edu/BananaMan/ … Continue reading

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EPISODE 44 (MAR 13)

Listen to Episode 44 Here This week: Sophie Tucker, Mae West, Yukon Singer-Songwriter BeeJay MacLean! And the stellar Canadian Songwriter and Vaudevillian from Amherstburg, Ontario – Shelton Brooks (Some of These Days, Dark Town Strutters Ball and many more blues, … Continue reading

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EPISODE 42 (FEB 28)

Listen to Episode 42 Here This Week: 100 Years Ago Today in Winnipeg Vaudeville: Fink’s Mules!!! The act that is one of the most referred to animal act in vaudeville history. Hear about how the act got lost and was … Continue reading

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EPISODE 43 (MARCH 6)

Listen to Episode 43 Here This week we start off with Wilbur Mack and then highlight the brilliant career of Carmen Lombardo. Born and raised in London, Ontario, this brilliant Canadian songwriter, arranger and performer wrote some of the best … Continue reading

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EPISODE 41 (FEB 21)

Listen to Episode 41 Here This week: 100 Years ago today the Marx Brothers took the Orpheum Stage in Downtown Winnipeg. I do my best to bring it all back to life with the help of the Four Marx Bros, … Continue reading

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EPISODE 40 (FEB 14)

Listen to Episode 40 online here This week: First of all – “Happy Birthday Jack Benny!” The show this week is all about one of Jack Benny’s favorite sidekick on stage, Gisele MacKenzie who was born in Winnipeg in 1927. … Continue reading

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EPISODE 39 (FEB 7)

Listen to Episode 39 Online Here This week: In the Halcyon Days of Vaudeville in Winnipeg and on vaude stages everywhere, Barbershop Quartets were a staple of the line-ups. Audiences were thrilled with the tight harmonies, pretty melodies and comic … Continue reading

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EPISODE 38 (JAN 31)

Listen to Episode 38 online here This Week: 100 Years ago on the Winnipeg Vaudeville Stages: Emma Carus at the Orpheum, Emma Carus songs performed by Henry Burr, Oscar Shaw, Ella Logan and at the Pantages Theatre 100 years ago … Continue reading

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