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.
As another gardening season comes to an end, Morley remembers some of her favourite gardening moments.
Today on the show we have two stories about Dave and his hypochondria
Stuart tells the life story of his friend, Holocaust survivor David Kilberg.
When Morley is feeling glum about her shabby garden, Dave decides to surprise her by planting 'Mexican climbing mint', an herb that he brings back from Mexico. Originally broadcast September 10th, 2011
When Stephanie's boyfriend Tommy comes to visit for Halloween, the family spends the evening gathered around the kitchen table, telling stories about Halloweens past. Originally broadcast November 5th, 2011.
Dave and Sam hitch a ride home from Cape Breton with one of Dave's old pals from the Rock 'n' Roll days. The friend is in charge of pyrotechnics on a rock tour and he is driving a truck full of fireworks.
Today on the show, we are asking the audience to choose a theme song for our new book Revenge of the Vinyl Cafe. Ottawa band The Peptides have written seven potential theme songs. We are going to play all seven today and tell you how you can vote for your
Today is the day we present the 2012 Vinyl Cafe Arthur Awards. These are the awards designed to honour the things that ordinary people do every day. Little things and big things; things that, too often, go unheralded and unnoticed.
Sam's friend Murphy is celebrating his Bar Mitzvah and Sam and his dad Dave are invited. But there is some confusion when Murphy's grandmother calls Dave to confirm their attendance.
Dave accidentally drops his neighbours' house keys down a sewer grate and he has no choice but to go down into the sewer to retrieve them.
A couple of months ago our Facebook friends asked if we could play the very first story that ever aired on the Vinyl Cafe. So, today on the show, we are going to replay that story, which aired for the first time 18 years ago on the Vinyl Cafe. It was a story about Stuart not Dave.
Today on the show we have stories for all the kids - all the students - who are heading back to school this week. We have a story about what happened earlier this week when Stuart walked a friend to her first day of school. We have a Story Exchange about a school memory from long ago and far away. And, of course, a story about Dave, about the time Dave returned to school to speak to the students.
When Dave tries to smuggle clothing across the border, the border patrol mistake him for a different kind of smuggler.
Dave is in charge of nine-year-old Sam’s sleepover birthday party, with disastrous results.
Dave's neighbor Eugene has, for decades, dreamed of the day when honeybees would visit the rosemary bushes in his garden. When that day finally arrives, he enlists Sam and Murphy to help him follow the bees. Originally broadcast: November 27th, 2010
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