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Dish Nights at The Palace Theatre


Ah, the irony. The deal the city made to bring the University of Windsor’s music and visual arts departments downtown to create a cultural hub triggered the closing of the Palace Theatre. In case you missed the news flash, some … Continue reading

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Lounge Lizards: Walkerville’s Metropole Lounge was the “In” Spot


Were you a lounge lizard? A Metropole Lounge Lizard? Do you even remember the Metropole? Well, in the 1950s and 60s, it was one of  THE places to go in Windsor. Owned by Nick Drakich, (brother Mike owned The Top Hat … Continue reading

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Love, Enchantment and Mystery at The Capitol Theatre


Front of the House: The Magnificent Capitol Theatre 1948 Opened in 1920 as Loew’s Windsor Theatre, the Capitol Theatre in downtown Windsor has had many ups and downs. Just out of bankruptcy on Jan. 31st, it is now owned and operated … Continue reading

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