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The Show with David Burrows # 295

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Published on Jun 28, 2017 Opening Segment: Point Edward Jr B Pacers looking to win at game #3 The Entertainment Scene: Artzscape by the BAY 2017 is celebrating its 5th year. Committee member Sandi Grimshaw explains why the event is so unique from other art events. Grimshaw also shares the many different types of entertainment that will be participating, including and event for children. In The Community: Bluewater International Granfondo returns to Sarnia once again to support Sarnia Hospice and Bluewater Health. Ken Macalpine who is a leader for the event explains the importance of the event and why it has attracted over 500 cyclists to the area. www.bigf.ca Closing Segment: Canada Day celebrations begin Friday, June 30th. Bluewater Power and other local business supporting this years live stream of the Canada Day parade. Watch more local videos at www.tvsn.ca

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Trivia Q & A # 25 – 2017

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Q.  What was the first video broadcast on MuchMuisc? A. The Enemy Within by Rush On August 31, 1984, MuchMusic, a new video station broadcasting from Toronto hit the airwaves with 3 Video Jockeys and 3 specialty shows. It was Canada’s first 24-hour music video channel and quickly became an influential launch pad for Canadian and International talent, and was instrumental in setting the national agenda of Canadian popular music tastes. The video for The Enemy Within was the first one made specifically for television air play.  The broadcast of the video was followed by an interview with singer Geddy Lee and a Day One playlist that also included the Fixx, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Yes and Slade. The Enemy Within (Part I of Fear) is the fourth track off of Rush's 1984 album Grace Under Pressure.  It is the first song in the Fear series continued on Moving Pictures, Signals and Vapor Trails. This ...

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ALFREDO PASTA BOUTIQUE Now Open

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ALFREDO PASTA BOUTIQUE Now...

Spread the word... We have a new neighbour in downtown Sarnia - ALFREDO PASTA BOUTIQUE.  Located directly behind us at 163 Cromwell Street.  This boutique style shop is a wonderfully welcome addition to our every improving area.  They specialize in... - Gourmet fresh pasta - Gourmet sauces - Dry pasta imported from Italy and Sicily - Pestos, olive oil, spices, cheese & more - Prepared lunch and dinner - Retail & Catering (519) 491-5500 Find Alfredo's on Facebook by CLICKING HERE For story as written in the Sarnia Journal by Cathy Dobson - CLICK HERE

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The Show with David Burrows #295

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Published on Jun 21, 2017 #theshowsarnia #tvsn #slont The Show with David Burrows #294 Opening Segment: Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce​ OBAA a SOLD OUT Success! The Entertainment Scene: Call it a social club. A place for friends to gather and share stories. Even play your old vinyl records. It's called Blackwater Coffee Company​. Owners Alyssa & Dave Duguay have had great success with their coffee business. But it's so much more than that. Learn what their business means to them and why they are so passionate about what they do. In The Community: Michele Dionne​ is all about the positive! Besides her successful show Positive Power​ with Michele Dionne, Find out what else Michele does and how she shares her positive vibes with everyone. Closing Segments: Pacers make the playoffs. Learn how to watch the live stream! Local group Dressed To Kill to support Sarnia Braves Baseball Club​ on Duc d'Orleans II​ party cruise! Watch more local videos, sports and news ...

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ISO presents Summer Strings Programme 2017

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International Symphony Orchestra presents An Introductory “Summer Strings” Programme The International Symphony Orchestra is pleased to be sponsoring an Introductory Summer Strings Programme, open to ages five and above. Adults/seniors are also welcome to take part. Sessions will run from July 24th to 28th, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. each morning, and will include instruction in the beginning elements of string playing: sound production; names of notes; correct hand and finger position; posture etc. Participants may choose to play either violin or cello, and instruments will be provided. A graduation recital will be taking place on the final day, July 28th. Classes will be held in the Sarnia location, 251 North Vidal Street. The fee for one person is $60; $110 for two; and $150 for three (in the same family). Bursary assistance is available subject to financial need. To register, please contact the ISO Office, 251 North Vidal Street, Sarnia, (519) 337- 7775/ (810) 984 ...

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Shania Twain on the ‘GREAT DEALS WALL’

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While supplies last - Shania is back... on the GREAT DEALS WALL. Selected CD's, DVD's and BluRays starting as low as $4.96 ~ Shania Twain (very first album) ~ The Woman In Me (her breakthrough release) ~ Come On Over (her best selling release) ~ Greatest Hits (get all her best on one CD) ~ Still The One Live in Las Vegas - available on CD, DVD or BluRay

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Trivia Q & A # 24 – 2017

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Trivia Q & A # 24 –...

Q. 80's star Gowan is now the frontman of what band? A. STYX Lawrence Henry Gowan (born 22 November 1956) is a Scottish-born Canadian musician. Gowan has been both a solo artist and the current lead vocalist and keyboardist of the band Styx  since May 1999. His musical style is usually classified in the category of progressive rock. At the age of 19, he earned an ARCT in classical piano performance from The Royal Conservatory of Music, in Toronto, Ontario. Upon graduation, he enjoyed modest local success with the band Rhinegold in 1976. After the band broke up five years later, Gowan began a solo career under the stage name Gowan, releasing his first album under that name in 1982, which was produced by Rob Freeman and featured Kim Mitchell of Max Webster on guitar. This album contained the singles "Victory", "Give In" and "Keep Up the Fight". His 1985 album Strange Animal was his commercial breakthrough in ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 293

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Published on Jun 14, 2017 The Show with David Burrows #293 Opening Segment: Sarnia Lambton Rebound​ Dirty Dash event brings over 800 runners. K106.3FM - Great Classics & The Best New Rock​ celebrates 18 years! The Entertainment Scene: In the heart of downtown Sarnia is a place called The PUB​! A family owned business that has survived thru many years and continues to thrive. Alannabal Lector​ shares some history of the family business and why they have chosen to support local and independent music. In The Community: Sarnia Police Service​ is having a 'Community Shred Event'. Constable Giovanni Sottosanti, explains how most people do not understand the importance of shredding documents. Sottosanti also explains how the event supports the Special Olympics​. Closing Segment: MMA returns to Sarnia, with Kombat Fight League​ on July 22 at The Station Music Hall​ www.thestationmusichall.com Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce​ OBA Awards will be 'LIVE' from the Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON.​ Point Edward Jr B Pacers​ vs. ...

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OMiGodshow Variety Show AUDITIONS @ Imperial Theatre

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OMiGodshow Variety Show...

OMiGodshow is a 19+ Variety Show featuring original sketch comedy, live music and an after-videodanceparty on the Imperial Theatre stage August 18 & 19 from the relentlessly psychotic Ian Alexander and friends. AUDITIONS ARE JUNE 21 & 23 at 6:30pm UPSTAIRS AT THE IMPERIAL IN STUDIO A Please be prepared to read for varying characters, singing (if you want to), dancing (if you can without hurting yourself), MATURE CONTENT, and a stupid amount of fun. Some possible sketches to try to wrap your head around: "Kings" - A medieval tale of royals, British accents and absolute repulsion. "The Corpses" - A family deals with the past, the future, their strange daughter and Netflix Original Series pitches. "Dance Of The Flutterbyes" - Spring has sprung and Mother Nature is a bitch. "Velcro Wall" - One's journey to stick to it. "Fire Safety" - An office seminar heats up. "All Girls Super Sexy Slumber Party Sleepover" - Things get awkward real quick. "CLAIROSSITY" ...

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Trivia Q & A 23 – 2017

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Trivia Q & A 23 –...

Q. What Kingston band's video for "The Darkest One" featured Don Cherry delivering fried chicken to the Trailer Park Boys? A. Tragicially Hip it appears on the album In Violet Light (2002) and on the compilation album Yer Favourites (2005). The video begins with Julian and Bubbles and a character named Gord (Gord Downie, lead singer of the band) waking up Ricky. They tell him they are going to steal an engine for Gord's car in exchange for take-out chicken. The music begins, and the boys wait for their chicken dinner, which is delivered by someone who looks suspiciously like Don Cherry . But before they can eat, they have to steal the engine. While the band plays in his trailer, Gord hangs out with a bunch of Bubbles' kitties and the boys break into the hood of a nearby car. Gord takes the old engine out and the boys haul the new one ...

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