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Past Episodes: May 2011 Archives

Halifax singer songwriter Laura Peek performs at the Phog Lounge in Windsor.

Laura Peek is on a mission.After a successful independant release in 2007, her sophomore record Key is now out and Laura is on a tour of Ontario.She wants to increase her profile so to speak.But she has said that she has some reservations about her success on the road.Why, because, she says, It's hard when no one knows who you are.
Ah...the joys of touring...getting your name out there and hoping all the travel and work pays off.Tonight she's introducing herself to Windsor audiences with a date at the Phog Lounge.This afternoon Laura Peek joins me on the line.
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The University's schools of music and visual arts will be moving into the Downtown Armouries. That was part of a big announcement this morning to revitalize the downtown.

It's official. As we reported on Friday, Windsor's downtown is getting a major boost.
This morning the province announced it will invest 30 million dollars, in addition to the city's 60 million dollars into Windsor's downtown. The money will go toward an aquatics centre
and to help the University of Windsor relocate some of it's programs downtown.The plan includes seeing the University's music and visual arts programs relocate to the downtown armouries building That's music to the ears of Jonathan Bayley. He's the director of the School of Music.
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Guitar heaven this weekend in Chatham.

For the past five years Chatham based guitarist Tom Lockwood has brought together other guitarists for a night of music and I would imagine a bit of merriment.This Saturday night it happens at the Kiwanis theatre in Chatham.This afternoon Tom Lockwood joins me on the line.
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