Along with husband, internationally known pianist Anton Kuerti, the couple helped established the world acclaimed local musical festival, The Festival of the Sound, in the summer of 1979 at their cottage in Parry Sound.
The film, billed as Canada’s first million-dollar movie, focuses on Billy Duke, played by Hindle, a rookie who joins the Toronto Maple Leafs and must adapt to the major league with help from roommate George Armstrong (playing himself), while wooing a singer, played by Trudy Young, who objects to her boyfriend’s rough-and-tumble career - click headline
Garlic Meatball Stew, Lamb and Lentil Stew – ideal for cold winter days - click headline
“I had numerous beers here back in my youth,” Wekerle said of the bar. “I saw some great Canadian acts ... I want to give the kids a chance to look up and say, ‘I’m going to play the El Mocambo.’ That’s what it’s all about” click headline
“My dad is responsible for bringing Vidal to Toronto. He told him he would build a state-of-the-art salon, three storeys high with skylights in the heart of Yorkville. Vidal was blown away when he saw it and I remember the opening party was something to behold” click headline
Alan Doyle will perform almost nightly in late January: Kitchener, Jan 21; Lindsay, Jan. 22; Ottawa, Jan. 23; Guelph, Jan. 24; North Bay, Jan. 25; St. Catharines, Jan. 28; Burlington, Jan. 29; Kingston, Jan. 30; Richmond Hill, Jan. 31; Brampton, Feb. 1; Hamilton, Feb. 3; London, Feb. 4; Toronto, Feb. 6 - click headline