Vinyl Cafe Stories from CBC Radio: Episodes

Morley is asked to direct the holiday pageant at Sam’s school. Dave agrees to help with the sound system.
Mary Turlington and Polly Anderson both decide to host neighbourhood Christmas parties on the same day in December.
Originally broadcast: December 28th, 2013
Dave and the family spend Christmas dinner at Stephanie's boyfriend's house.
Originally broadcast: December 28th, 2012
As this year's Vinyl Cafe Christmas tour begins, we spend today’s show catching up with guests from previous Christmas tours.
Dave and Morley are going away for the weekend and Sam tries to convince them that he is old enough to stay home alone.
Stuart tells the life story of his friend, Holocaust survivor David Kilberg.
Originally broadcast: November 10th, 2012
Dave receives a call in the middle of the night with news that the town hall in his hometown of Big Narrows has been hit by lightning.

As the hall burns, Dave tells Sam and Morley stories about how the Big Narrows community joined together to build it
When Arthur gets sick, Dave and Sam pick up Stephanie from school and bring her home to see the dog. On the drive, Dave tells the kids stories about the first dog he knew and loved in his childhood: Scout.
As another gardening season comes to an end, Morley remembers some of her favourite gardening moments.
Originally broadcast: November 25th, 2012
Today on the show we hand out the 2014 Vinyl Cafe Arthur Awards – the awards that celebrate the little things that, too often, go unnoticed.
Sam's class takes a school trip to Quebec City.
Sam and Murphy ask Dave if they can take the train to Cape Breton.
Originally broadcast: October 19th, 2013
Dave is in charge of nine-year-old Sam’s sleepover birthday party, with disastrous results.
Morley lusts after a pot in her mother's kitchen.
Morley’s failed attempt to create a happy memory for Sam prompts Dave to fill the school playground with live frogs.
On a summer evening in Big Narrows, Sam and Murphy witness something miraculous in the night sky. They are certain that the streak of light they saw is a UFO.
Today on the show we have stories about connection and family. Stuart has a story about family dinners when he was a child and we have a story about the time Stephanie went to visit her Cousin Dorothy in London.
Originally aired: March 3rd, 2012
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.
Originally aired: October 21st, 2012
Today the Vinyl Cafe broadcasts from Stanstead, Quebec. Or, if you prefer, Derby Line Vermont. This town straddles the border of Canada and the United States. Music by the late and lamented Jesse Winchester.
Originally aired: August 25th, 2012
This week's show comes from "Danceland", a hundred-year-old dancehall on the shores of Manitou Beach, Saskatchewan.
Originally aired: August 11th, 2013
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