SUNDAY November 18
0730 Ever since the TV show Mad Men hit the air, there's been a revival of interest in vintage clothing of the 40s, 50s and 60s. Two women who know about and are fans of those eras' fashions are Dr. Alexandra Palmer, senior curator in Textiles and Costume at the Royal Ontario Museum, and Victoria Dinnick,owner of Gadabout Vintage Clothing in Toronto. They joined Mary to discuss the appeal of retro clothing.
Listen (runs 9:35)
Victoria will be giving a talk at 1 pm today (Nov 18) at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto. Her lecture is titled "Looking Pretty: How the 1950's Celebrated the Female Figure." And Alexandra is also part of the lecture series at the Bata Shoe Museum---her's takes place in January. But before then, you can visit the clothing and textile exhibition called BIG which is currently on at the ROM.
Learn more at the Bata Shoe Museum and
0800 Moray Tawse is the founder of Tawse Wines. And he must be doing something right. His winery has just been named Winery of the Year---for the third year in a row---at the Canadian Wine Awards. Moray joined Mary to share the secrets of his success.
Listen (runs 9:45)
Learn more about Moray's wines at the Tawse Winery website.
0830 Neil Hetherington was the youngest person to become CEO of a Habitat for Humanity affiliate. For the last 12 years, he's headed the Toronto branch. Now he's preparing to take over the New York City brach. Neil joined Mary to tell her why.
Listen (runs 7:57)
Learn more about what Neil does at the Habitat For Humanity website
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