Just A Trim: A Cross-Canada Haircutting Project — Pioneer Radio

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For years, Jenny Mitchell (of the Barmitzvah BrothersJenny Omnichord, and Bird City) traveled across Canada, playing music in bars and giving haircuts in back rooms in exchange for stories. She hoped to compile those stories into a coffee table book – she even got an excited shout-out from Stuart McLean about the project before it was done. But her plans were derailed and, in the face of hundreds of audio files spread across dozens of hard drives and tape recorders, she just can’t seem to gather the will to finish the project. Yet…