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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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Musings about trolleys, congregating and “progress”.


With current local chit chat about a city councillor’s suggestion to bring back street cars in Windsor, I pondered (once again) how different things (read better) would be here if our city fathers had just left well enough alone. Here … 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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Mother, may I take three giant steps?


I lost my mother 13 years ago. We weren’t particularly close (long story) but I loved her and I now appreciate everything she endured and achieved, including having come of age during the Great Depression. Her family was well to … Continue reading

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