Susan Jacks And Friends At The “Red”

It was billed as Susan Jacks And Friends, a fundraiser for the Kidney Foundation, April 17 at the Red Robinson Show Theatre. Some of Susan’s friends from the old days of Music Hop/Let’s Go were on hand to make this more of a  reunion. Michael Campbell and Gillian Russell joined Susan on stage for some…

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Paul Anka At The “Rock”, Buddy Guy At The “Red”

That’s entertainment. Two musical greats appeared in Vancouver over the weekend. Friday April 15 saw Paul Anka take to the stage at the River Rock Show Theatre. Paul has one of the most incredibly professional shows on planet Earth. It is funny, fast moving and the music is recognized by everyone. He is the consummate…

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Too Big To Talk?

Here is my crew for the weekly Red Robinson’s Reunion on Global Television. On the left in the photo is Corby Coffin, who produces the feature, in the middle is our professional shooter Sharron Bates and yours truly. Here is the situation. We had lined up an interview with a major recording artist. When we…

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Freedom To Play

Hi Red, I live in the East Kootenay.  I was in the Lower Mainland today and caught your show.  I am now in my hotel and have it on again.  Anyway I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed it and how it brought back many memories of growing up in Victoria…

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Georgia Auditorium, circa 1959

Marina Argenti sent me this shot of the Georgia Auditorium. Notice the neon sign? Many did refer to it as the Denman Auditorium as it was located at Georgia and Denman streets. I hate to disagree with Marina, who claims the photo was taken in 1959, but I think this is a much earlier photo…

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Roger Hodgson, Julio Iglesias, Susan Jacks, Kelly LeBrock

A few weeks back I had the pleasure of interviewing Roger Hodgson, co-founder of the amazing Supertramp. He is recognized as one of rock and roll’s most prolific songwriters. It is a delight to watch him perform on the piano. Roger and his former associate are not on speaking terms and therefore the upcoming Supertramp…

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Peter Noone, CCR Revisited At The “Red”

Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits fame returned to the Red Robinson Show Theatre recently. Peter never changes. He remembers those early days in his career when he toured North America as part of the British Invasion. He has fond memories of his many visits to Vancouver including appearing on Timmy’s Telethon and at EXPO 86…

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