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Jim Galloway: A Journey in Jazz
Scots-born saxophonist Jim Galloway (1936-2014) became Canada's ambassador of jazz, and his saga is about the global transmission of African-American music. After studying at the Glasgow College of Art, Galloway immigrated to Toronto in 1964. Co-founder of the Toronto Jazz Festival, Galloway also made his mark as an impresario and music journalist. Filmed in Scotland, Kansas City, New York, Toronto and Vienna, this film follows the path of his extraordinary career.
Cobalt was once a booming town built on the silver mining industry. Just as the silver ran out, the town was ravaged by a fire in 1977. Now, Cobalt is poised for a renaissance thanks to its namesake, cobalt.
When The Bookshelf first opened in 1973, downtown Guelph was vibrant and full of well-established shops. Businesses came and went, but The Bookshelf grew to include a café, cinema, and event space, becoming a home for local artists and authors.
The St. Catharines Standard was at the forefront of breaking news in the golden age of newspapers. Run by four generations of the Burgoyne family, The Standard's intrepid reporters delivered hard-hitting news and exposed environmental injustices.
Nicole Moore discusses her book, "Shark Assault: An Amazing Story of Survival." Then, Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler recounts the way Niagara-on-the-Lake commemorates the Spanish Flu experience there.