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Past Episodes: September 2011 Archives

He began his musical career as the front man for the rock and roll band White Heat. Joe Coughlin returns to sing with the WSO.

Those of us who have lived here long enough remember a time when local bands were playing every night at clubs right across the city.One of the more popular bands back then was called "White Heat". It's lead singer was Joe Coughlin.Well, it's obvious that White Heat never made it to the big time and Joe never became the next Robert Plant.But he did stick with music...shifting gears and making a very successful career singing the classics...songs like Come Fly With Me, The Way You Look Tonight and My Baby Just Cares.
Tomorrow night and Sunday afternoon Joe Coughlin performs with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra in it's opening concert of the 2011-2012 season.
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Short stories are being celebrated at the Phog.

Three authors publishShort stories are being celebrated at the Phog Lounge Sunday night by Emeryville's Biblioasis will be in Windsor to kick off a six city book tour. The tour is called "Women of the Short Story".Rebecca Rosenblum is one of those women who'll
be at the Phog Sunday night.She's written two books of short stories. Her first book "Once" won the Metcalf-Rooke Award and was listed as one of Fifteen Books that Matter by Quill
and Quire in 2008. And her latest book "The Big Dream" is also getting rave reviews. "The Big Dream" was released last week.
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Imagine making a living drawing comics? Well that's what locals David Finch and Jason Fabok are doing.

There's a big event happening in the world of comics this Wednesday. DC Comics is relaunching it's entire line of super hero comics with all new stories. It's called the "New 52". And my next two guests will be part of that launch. David Finch and Jason Fabok are both comic book artists.They're doing a book signing this Wednesday at Border City Comics in Windsor.
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