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Gif heritage with Sally McKay. Kiera Boult is the wizard of Canada's Brooklyn. The first movie star is from Hamilton.
Kiera Boult is a performance artist and retired stand-up comic.
Sally McKay is an artist, curator and assistant professor at McMaster University. She helped run the now-deceased art magazine Lola, which was famous for its "shotgun" art reviews by non-writers.
Florence Lawrence was a Hamilton-born silent actor who arguably became the first movie star. You can find some of her movies on Youtube.
Shirley Hughes is one of the co-founders of the Toronto Silent Film Festival.
The music on this show is by the band Zena.
This episode was recorded at Mills Hardware in Hamilton, Ontario.
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