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0730 Lloyd Green collects vinyl. That's vinyl records! And he's not alone. He's one of a growing number of music collectors who look for old LPs and 45 singles. Lloyd joined guest host Karen Gordon to talk about his avocation.
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Lloyd is one of several vinyl collectors who'll take part in "Vinyl Replay" at Toronto's Artscape Triangle Gallery today between 11am and 6pm.
Full details are at the Gallery's website.

0800 Home reno expert Jorge Rodrigues dropped by to talk about booking a contractor far enough in advance to get your renovation started and completed on time. It's a process that takes planning and patience.
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Jorge is president of J B Rodrigues & Associates; building contractors and consultants in Toronto. Unfortunately, Jorge is not accepting new clients at this point in time.

0830 Skydiggers founding members Andy Maize and Josh Finlayson joined Karen to talk about the band's 25th anniversary...and its latest recording, "No. 1 Northern", a collection of "covers" of Canadians songs that the 'Diggers particularly admire.
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Skydiggers will perform live in Ontario in Welland on the IlluminAqua Stage at Merritt Park on August the 3rd.
More info is available at the Skydiggers website.