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Past Episodes: April 2011 Archives

Matt Gallagher, Windsor filmmaker, poker documentary "Grinders" premiering at Hot Docs Festival.

A documentary about poker by Windsor filmmaker Matt Gallagher is premiering at the Hotdocs Film Festival in Toronto tonight. This festival is the largest documentary festival in North America. Each year, it features cutting edge documentaries from Canada and around the world. Matt Gallagher's film "Grinders" is one of the films being featured.
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After taking home five awards from the Western Ontario Drama League Theatre Windsor is remounting it's winning production of Who's Afraid Of Virginia Wolf.

It's quite an accomplishment.Bringing home five awards from the recent Western Ontario Drama Leagues competition.And now, Theatre Windsor is remounting it's winning production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf.It opens tomorrow night and continues Saturday and Sunday at it's theatre in the Market Square.Jeff Bastien is the director of that show.
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She's called a modern day troubadour...travelling around the world singing songs about ordinary people...Maria Dunn brings her show to MacKenzie Hall on Saturday Night

When you think of people like Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger, you remember they were musicians and songwriters that chronicled to lives of ordinary people.They travelled the backroads and heard the stories of people struggling, people fighting for dignity as well as those larger than life characters and stranger than fiction stories. Well, that's sort of been the career of Maria Dunn. Raised in Alberta and Ontario she has also travelled the world collecting material for her songs which have been recognised with Juno nominations and Canadian Folk Awards.This Saturday night Maria Dunn performs at MacKenzie Hall.
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