Vinyl Cafe Stories from CBC Radio
Summary: CBC Radio presents the stories and misadventures of Dave, the owner of the "Vinyl Cafe", the world's smallest record store, where the motto is "We may not be big, but we're small." The show also features Dave's wife, Morley, their two children, Sam and Stephanie and assorted friends and neighbours.
20 years ago Stuart McLean wrote a story called "Dave Cooks the Turkey". That story has become a tradition on the Vinyl Cafe, and every year we share that story with our listeners. Last year around this time, we received hundreds of emails from people who
Dave hires his daughter, Stephanie, to help out in the store over the Christmas season. Originally broadcast: December 27th, 2014
Mary Turlington and Polly Anderson both decide to host neighbourhood Christmas parties on the same day in December. Dave hatches a plan to make sure everyone in the neighbourhood can attend both parties. Originally broadcast: December 28th, 2013
Dave and his family join the Turlingtons for Christmas dinner.
This week Canada lost “The Man of A Thousand Songs”, Ron Hynes. We did a number of shows with Ron over the years. We will play our favourite this weekend, in tribute to one of Canada’s greats. Originally broadcast November 17th, 2013.
Join Stuart McLean and special musical guests the Good Lovelies from Huntsville, Ontario.
We’re going to talk about remembering and honouring today on the show. We have an extraordinary story, sent in by a listener, about an act of heroism performed by an unlikely hero in World War Two. And we have a story about the time Dave discovered a pict
Dave receives a call in the middle of the night with the news that the town hall in his hometown of Big Narrows has been hit by lightning. Originally broadcast: November 2nd, 2014
Join Stuart McLean and special musical guest Sarah MacDougall from Whitehorse, YT.
Sam and Murphy ask Dave if they can take the train, by themselves, to Cape Breton. Originally broadcast: September 7th, 2013
Today on the show we hand out the 2015 Vinyl Cafe Arthur Awards – the awards that celebrate the little things that, too often, go unnoticed.
Today on the show we're talking the most olfactory of the seasons: autumn. We have a story exchange about a jam-making adventure gone horribly wrong. And we have a story about Sam and food – a story where Sam learns to appreciate the bounty of this harves
This week on the show we talk about connections.
Morley discovers a cast-iron pot on the stovetop in the kitchen of her new home and tries to solve the mystery of where it came from. Originally broadcast: September 13th, 2014
Morley is tasked with hosting a fancy dinner party for an important client at work.
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