Ep.25 - Hamilton, the Musical

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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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