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Orpheum opening ceremony

Item is an audio reel containing a recording of the ceremonies for the civic re-opening of the Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, on Saturday, 2 April 1977. The program includes speeches by political representatives Jack Volrich, Ron Basford, John Roberts, Grace McCarthy and Art Philips; a "show and tell" with supervising architect Ron Nelson and construction manager Roy McBride; and performances by the Suzuki Strings and Ginette Duplessis.

Hearing five

Part is side two of an audio tape containing a recording of hearing no. 5 of the Governmental Review Commission that happened at 7:30 pm at the Kitsilano Community Centre. Private citizens, and party/community representatives express favorable views on the ward system in Vancouver's municipal election process.

Hearing ten - afternoon session

Part is side two of an audio tape containing a recording of hearing no. 10 of the Governmental Review Commission that happened at 1:30 pm at City Hall. Private citizens, party representatives, and community representatives express favourable/opposing views on the ward system in Vancouver's municipal election process. Dr. Charles Wheeler (former mayor of Kansas) returns to clarify some details. A member of the Japanese Community Volunteers Association speaks in favour of the ward system. A representative of the Downtown Vancouver Association also speaks in favour of the ward system. The president of the Citizens Council of Civic Development speaks in favour of implementing the plebicite. Jane Rittenhouse also speaks in favour of a partial (not full) ward system. A representative on behalf of Lower Mainland Council of the Canadian Association Of Industrial, Mechanical and Allied Workers presents in favour of the ward system.

Brown, May [side 1]

Item component is side 1 of an interview of May Brown. Interview covers many topics including: the fact that May was a Dunbar resident since 1949, the Neighbourhood, the fact that both May and her husband Lorne were physical education specialists, Camp Deka, Election to Parks Board, Election to City Council and TEAM, the new civic reform party. Lorne and May's service on many community boards and committees was also covered and the recently dedicated May and Lorne Brown Park. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers. Recording ends mid-conversation.

Brown, May [side 2]

Item component is the continuation of an interview of May Brown. Interview covers many topics including: the fact that May was a Dunbar resident since 1949, the Neighbourhood, the fact that both May and her husband Lorne were physical education specialists, Camp Deka, Election to Parks Board, Election to City Council and TEAM, the new civic reform party. Lorne and May's service on many community boards and committees was also covered and the recently dedicated May and Lorne Brown Park. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers. Recording ends mid-conversation.

Chambers, Pam [side 2]

Item component is the continuation of an interview of Pam Chambers. Interview conducted by Peggy Schofield. Recording starts and ends mid-conversation.

DeJong, Laura [side 2]

Item component is the continuation of an interview of Laura DeJong. Interview conducted by Peggy Schofield. Recording ends mid-conversation.

Downs, Barry [tape 1, side 2]

Item component is a continuation of an interview of Barry Downs. Interview conducted by Imbi Harding and Peggy Schofield. Recording ends mid-conversation.

Dunn, Marion [side 2]

Item component is a continuation of an interview wiht Marion Dunn. Interview conducted by Peggy Schofield. Recording ends mid-conversation.

Maas, Dan [side 1]

Item component is side 1 of an interview of Dan Maas. Interview conducted by Peggy Schofield. Recording starts and ends mid-conversation.

McIntyre, Angus [side 1]

Item component is side 1 of an interview of Angus McIntyre which focuses on transportation. Interview conducted by Peggy Schofield at the home of Angus McIntyre.

McLagan, Tayce [side 2]

Item component is the continuation of an interview of Tayce McLagan, violin teacher and community worker. Interview conducted by Peggy Schofield. Recording ends mid-conversation.

Montador, Ena [side 1]

Item component is side 1 of an interview of Ena Montador [Hodson]. Interview conducted by Peggy Schofield. Recording ends mid-conversation.

Onley, Toni [side 1]

Item component is side 1 of an interview with Toni Onley. Interview covers Onley's early life on the Isle of Man, living in Ontario, British Columbia, Penticton, studies in Mexico, and Career as an artist, plus ten years as a teacher at UBC. Interview also covers Onley's crusade against Income Tax Department's treatment of artists. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers.

Sparrow, Debra [side 2]

Item component is the continuation of an interview with Debra Sparrow, Musqueam weaver. Sparrow spent years learning to make silver jewelry. She talks her art, about starting to learn weaving, and the relationship between art and life. Sparrow enjoyed a close relationship with grandfather, Ed Sparrow. Recording ends mid-conversation. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers.

Legacy Lunch with Carole Rockford [side 2]

Item component is the continuation of a recording of a public meeting; the Legacy Lunch with Carole Rockford. Recording starts and stops a few times throughout the 45 minutes this may be due to mishandling of recorder. Side B is not a recording of Carole Rockford; may be a recording of a block party. Wind blowing on the microphone during this outdoor event. Recording ends mid-conversation.

Gladys Ridler

Item is an audio reel containing Gladys Ridler playing the piano and singing original compositions.

Ram Dass #3 - June 11, 1975?

Item part is an audio recording of a short portion of the ending song of a sermon by American contemporary spiritual teacher and author of the 1971 book "Be Here Now," Ram Dass (born Richard Alpert). At 09:47, the recording switches to a live concert by the band Brain Damage on Denman Island (B.C.). The song list includes Snail on the Run, Hitchhike, Love You More, I'll Be Back Again, Not Time for You to Go, and Turn Your Radio On (Statler Brothers). Applause, song commentary, and stage banter are also audible. Blank from 42:22.

B.D. Hovel 3rd electric set - June 20, 1975

Item part is an audio recording of a portion of a live concert by Brain Damage at The Hovel in Edmonton (Alta.). The recording is of an electric set. The song list includes It Had to be God because It Could Not Have Been Me, Nobody and Snail on the Run. Applause, song commentary, and stage banter are also audible. Blank from 23:45.

Brain Damage

B.D. Rohan's 2nd electric set? - May 31, 1975

Item part is an audio recording of a portion of a live concert by the band Brain Damage at Rohan's Rockpile in Vancouver (B.C.). The recording is of an electric set. The song list includes Miss Flash (with a lengthy percussion solo by Joel Bert), Forget to Forget, Steal Away, I'll Be Back Again, and Looking for a Kitty Like You. Applause, song commentary, and stage banter are also audible. Ends abruptly at end of tape.

Brain Damage

B.D. Rohan's 1st electric set - May 30, 1975

Item part is an audio recording of a portion of a live concert by Brain Damage at Rohan's Rockpile in Vancouver (B.C.). The recording is of an electric set. The song list includes Flying Heart, Snail on the Run, Dance It Off, Dysentery Rag, Love You More, Hitchhiker, Trail in the Dust, Hollywood, Turn Your Radio On (Statler Brothers). Applause, song commentary, and stage banter are also audible. Ends abruptly at end of tape.

Brain Damage

B.D. Rohan's 3rd electric set - June 5, 1975

Item part is an audio recording of a portion of a live concert by Brain Damage at Rohan's Rockpile in Vancouver (B.C.). The recording is of an electric set. The song list includes Miss Flash (featuring percussion solo by Joel Bert), Love You More, It Must Have Been God It Could Not Have Been Me, Dance It Off, and Let It Go (and It Will Come to You). Applause, song commentary, and stage banter are also audible. Ends abruptly at end of tape.

Brain Damage

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