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Page 81 - 10 Years! The Story of The Cape Breton Summertime Review

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1995/6/1 (183 reads)

(And what did Cookie and Heather do for the 1987 Revue?) Well, there's a moment in that show. Leon had written that year an opening: "Give Us Some Heat," that turned into "Give Us a Hit." And we had a medley at the beginning of the show. And it would take the form of being I think mostly songs from the previous year. But it was a great show number, and a great opening. And there was one point in that opening number, and everybody's out there: "Give us a hit"--rocking and moving. And here's these two little women that nobody knew, harmonizing with what everybody else was ROUTE 4 The road less travelled' Discover Richmond County From Johnstown to Arichat, Louisdale to Loch Lomond, an extraordinary mixture of Acadian and Irish, Micmac and Scottish traditions welcomes the visitor. The setting is the quiet beauty of Richmond County. The culture and heritage are centuries old. We invite you to take Route 4, the road that leads through Richmond County. It is the road less travelled, and it will make all the difference in your Cape Breton Vacation. MUNICIPALITY OF THE COUNTY OF RICHMOND singing. And at one point in the well- orchestrated, tremendously-arranged Dubin? sky medley, there's a key change, and the band kicks in to "A wick in a candle." And Cookie and Heather take a step forward as they start to sing it. That for me was one of the--there was just something that went through you. The minute that happened. I mean, the whole show was great. And they do the Rita tune, which is the interesting tie-in from the year before. And they do this harmony, and they both move together as only sisters (can)--the harmony, the movement of almost like one. There's just this boom--just a step forward, right? I forget who choreographed that or whatever. But in many ways it sort of symbolized or kind of encapsulized the whole thing for me, and I think for the audience too.... And I think that's what we've been able to do. If it isn't a Rankin or a Rita, these days it's a Rich? ard Burke. There's s omeb o dy, with out taking over, that's going to be a surprise for the audience, and that they'll go to to get something ex? tra. They'll get the good work they've expected from the people that come and go and stay, the com? mon denominators. And then there'11 be a new voice, or a new talent, emerging. WHILE IN St. Pe'te's STOP ~ STAY & ENJOY OUR WARM UNIQUE HOSPITALITY THROUGHOUT OUR COMMUNITY & COUNTY Discover Cape Breton Dlfferentlyl KAYAK TOURS INSTRUCTION • RENTALS • KAYAKS • CANOES • BIKES • • OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT- LOG CABINS on the Bras d'Or Lake Ask for brochure: KAYAK CAPE BRETON R. R. 2, West Bay, N. S. BOE 3K0 OR PHONE (902) 535-3060 OPEN MAY TO OCTOBER • Acadian Cuisine in a traditional setting Newly Renovated. Luxury accommodations in a 19th Century period setting. At Arichat on Isle Madame Call: (902) 226-2200 4* Xmas & Crafts "shoppe" '"o? // f Monday - Wednesday, & Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM ' l' Thursday & Friday: 10 AM - 9 PM ? Sunday: 1 PM - 7 PM J 9711 GRENVILLE ST. • #4 HIGHWAY • ST. PETERS Phone 535-2248 • open yearly from May 24 to December 24 3 pages of great reasons to visit Richmond County
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