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Record Store Day 2018 Updates

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Record Store Day 2018 Updates

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 - Huge THANK YOU to Sarnia This Week for story in this weeks edition.  CLICK HERE to read it.  Also THANK YOU to Jonathan Pinto of CBC Radio for stopping in to interview us. TUESDAY, APRIL 17 - Deliveries of the exclusives are starting to trickle in, but we can't tell you...  yet. If you want to know what we have to offer, sign up for our weekly e-newsletter to get an email the night before RSD with a list along with other important info.  Reminder there are no holds or orders taken for RSD exclusives - we signed a pledge we take very seriously. MONDAY, APRIL 16 - Goodie bags for free draws are packed and containers are made awaiting your generous donation to MusiCounts for purchase of limited edition Sheepdog Record Store Day pins.      WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 - Carl Hnatyshyn of Sarnia This Week newspaper stopped in to chat ...

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What’s Going On at Judith & Norman Alix Art...

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To register for the events below, please call 519-336-8127 ext. 3226 Red Dot Tour Thursday, April 19 | 7:00-7:15PM FREE | Give what you can | Drop-in Browse the gallery, find the red dot, and enjoy a stimulating 15-minute talk on a specific work of art from the Making Marks: Works on Paper exhibition. Led by our amazing Gallery Docents. This tour's theme: Exploring the Human Form Drawing with Kelly Wallace: Conceptual Drawing Saturday, April 21 | 10:00AM-3:00PM Full Series | Members $150 (+tax) | Non-members $180 (+tax) Individual Workshops | Members $75 (+tax) | Non-members $85 (+tax) Materials and lunch included | Registration required | Spaces are limited Hear from Kelly Wallace himself about his workshops (click video image) London-based artist, Kelly Wallace, will lead participants deeper into the practice of conceptual drawing. Join in on an intimate class experience as you are guided in a supportive and creative environment. No previous experience necessary. Ages 18 and up. The remainder of ...

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Trivia 2018 # 16

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Trivia 2018 # 16

April 20 ~ 1964 - The Elvis Presley movie "Viva Las Vegas" premiered. April 21 ~ 2018 - It's the ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL RECORD STORE DAY - show your favourite independent record store some love ~ 2016 = Prince passed away ~ 1984 - Phil Collins has his first U.S. # 1 with 'Against All Odds' ~1947 - Iggy Pop is born April 22 ~ 2018- It's EARTH DAY ~ 1936 - Glen Campbell was born April 23 ~ 1956 - Elvis Presley debuts in Las Vegas ~ 1976 - The first Ramones album hits stores ~ 1936 - Roy Orbison is born April 24 ~ 1981 - New Order begin work on their first album, Movement, at Strawberry Studios in Stockport, England ~ 1942 - Barbra Steisand is born April 25 ~ 1979 - Rock 'N' Roll High School starring the Ramones, premieres in Los Angeles ~ 1917 - Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald is born April 26 ~ 1960 - Roger Taylor, Duran Duran drummer, is born ~ 1938 - Duane Eddy ...

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Lawrence House Concerts & other fun activities…

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Registration is open for all 2018 children's art classes by The City of Sarnia in cooperation with The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts. The dates and information are available on the City of Sarnia Parks and Recreation Department web site. There is PD Day Art, After School Art, Weekend Art (at the Bright's Grove Library) and March Break Art Camp all for children ages 6 - 12. You may phone the direct line to the City Parks and Recreation Department to register: 519-339-1850. After School Art at the Lawrence House Children Ages: 6-12 years Time: Thursdays 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm SPRING Session Starts: Thursday, March 22nd Cost: $85.00 for eight week program REGISTRATION: City of Sarnia, Parks & Recreation, 3rd Floor Direct number: 519-339-1850 ​An eight week art adventure for ages six to twelve years using a variety of materials and techniques. Each session has unique projects and is different from the previous year, to ...

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WIN THIS SPACE now accepting applications

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WIN THIS SPACE now accepting...

126 Christina Street N., just south of Cheeky Monkey is one of the many spaces available in this program.  For entrepreneurial people in, or coming to Lambton County looking to start a business and needing a space to work out of, this is for you. Applications are being accept from April 2nd to 18th.  Submit to www.winlambton.com

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Fun Art ACTIVITIES @ Greenafish

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April 20 - 5:00 - 6:00 pm - Parent/Tot Mother’s Day Event - Make a special Mother’s Day project with your child. We will be serving pizza and juice. For more information and to register call 519-464-8093 Cost $30.00 April 26 - 5:00 - 6:15 pm - Wooden Spoon Garden Markers - Make beautiful garden markers for your garden. Ages 5-7 suggested. Pizza and juice. Finish the night by throwing some paint in our splatter room. Cost $30.00 April 27 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm - PA Day Camp - Join us for some art and fun. Pizza lunch,movie, games and some painting throwing fun in our splatter room Cost $50 For more information on any of these events or to register call 519-464-8093 Greenafish is located at 140 N Christina St. - Entrance on Cromwell Sarnia, Ontario N7T3A2 Canada www.greenafish.com check out our Birthday Parties

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Trivia 2018 # 15

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Trivia 2018 # 15

April 13 ~ 1973 - David Bowie - Aladdin Sane is release April 14 ~ 1932 - Country singer Loretta Lynn is born ~ 1945 - Richie Blackmore of Deep Purple, Rainbow & Blackmore's Night fame, was born April 15 ~ 1894 - Famed jazz blues singer Bessie Smith was born. (Highly recommend the movie `Bessie`starring Queen Latifah`) April 16 ~ 1939 - Blue eyed soul singer Dusty Springfield was born ~ 1947 - Gerry Rafferty was born. Scottish singer-songwriter known for his solo hits "Baker Street", "Right Down the Line" and "Night Owl", as well as "Stuck in the Middle with You" recorded with the band Stealers Wheel. April 17 ~ 1973 - Eagles - Deperado album was released April 18 ~ 1975 - ZZ Top - Fandango! album was released April 19 ~ 1986 - Prince ascends to the top of the charts with "Kiss". Released as the lead single from Prince and The Revolution's eighth studio album, Parade in 1986. It was ...

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Toes Tappin April First Friday

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Toes Tappin April First Friday

April’s First Friday at the Cheeky Monkey With The Casuals Saturday April 7, 2018 Vibrant Harmony Singing Gets The Toes-A-Tappin’ by Brian Hay Solid and basically faultless rhythm playing that wasn’t quite straight out of textbooks didn’t hurt either. The Casuals found a pocket early on and projected everything clearly from its centre. It’s a guess but, as their set progressed, there was a sense the cues were being set up by guitarist Bill Hines and not their rhythm players. The concept is great … when it works. If it isn’t done perfectly the energy falls out of the music faster than a skydiver who forgot about the parachute but when it is there’s not much that can stand beside it. The Rolling Stones and the Who came up with two of the most exciting rhythm sections on record with Keith Moon taking cues from Pete Townshend while Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts wove magic ...

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Important info for fans of vinyl records…

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With the popularity of vinyl records on the increase, it's important to educate new converts to the format of the proper care and handling of their records. Records require a lot of special handling to insure that they last and stay in good condition. The following is a place to start. Hopefully as a record collector you want to keep your records in the best possible condition as possible. In order to do so, there are a few essential things to keep in mind. Cleaning the Vinyl It is very important to keep the vinyl record itself clean. Due to the vinyl record's tendency to easily build up static electrical charges, it becomes a virtual magnet for dust. It is recommended that you buy a brush for your records and use it on them every time before you play them and before you put them back in their covers to ensure they're not being ...

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Trivia 2018 # 14

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Trivia 2018 # 14

April 6 ~ 1968 - Syd Barrett leaves Pink Floyd ~ 1937 - Merle Haggard is born April 7 ~ 1956 - CBS Radio premieres the first regularly scheduled national broadcast rock & roll show, Alan Freed's Rock 'n' Roll Dance Party ~ 1915 - Billie Holiday is born April 8 ~ 1989 - Roxette have a #1 hit with "The Look" ~ 1947 - Steve Howe was born April 9 ~ 1932 - Carl Perkins was born April 10 ~ 1985 - Madonna launches her first tour in Seattle April 11 ~ 1961 - Bob Dylan makes his New York City debut playing Gerde's Folk City ~ 1988 - Cher wins Best Actress Oscar for movie Moonstruck. American romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison. It is about a widowed, 37-year-old, Italian-American woman (Cher) who falls in love with her fiancé's (Danny Aiello) estranged, hot-tempered younger brother (Nicolas Cage). Vincent Gardenia and Olympia Dukakis play supporting roles. The movie's line "Snap out of it!" ...

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