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The Show with David Burrows # 250

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Published on Aug 16, 2016 Opening Segment: The Show reaches another milestone of 250 episodes. Sarnia/Port Huron International Offshore Powerboat Festival another success. The Entertainment Scene: The Tragically Hip fans are getting ready for That Night In Sarnia. The event is to be held at Canatara Park where thousands are expected to attend what promises to be an epic event for the City of Sarnia. Robert Jenkins and Aaron Zimmer talks about how the event began and what fans can expect to see. In The Community: Trains, Trains and more trains. Moore Museum is preparing for it's train exhibit. Hobbyist, Tom Walter explains some history about the 'LIONEL' display and invites the public to attend. The main museum attractions will also be open to the public at no additional cost. www.mooremuseum.ca Closing Segment: Beats On The Street ARTZscape by the Bay A special hockey announcement coming to next weeks show. More videos and community events at www.tvsn.ca

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Trivia Q & A # 33 – 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 33 –...

Q. Many people think that this artist is from the southern United States. Fact is, he was born in Toronto in 1966. Which blues guitarist plays his Stratocaster in his unique trademark style of laying the guitar in his lap? A. Jeff Healey - Singer, songwriter, guitarist Best known for the hit single "Angel Eyes" and his role as "Cody" in the 1989 film Road House, guitarist, singer, and songwriter Jeff Healey has attracted the attention of many with his searing guitar licks and imaginative blend of rock, jazz, and blues. Early in his career Healey was hailed as a blues guitar hero. According to Jas Obrecht of Guitar Player, B.B. King once told Healey, "I've never seen anything like it. Your execution is the best I've ever seen. Stick with it, and you'll be bigger than Stevie Ray Vaughan, Stanley Jordan, and B.B. King." That has not happened, but Healey has ...

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The Show with David Burrows #249

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Published on Aug 9, 2016 Opening Segment: Heat warnings in effect. Stay cool at local cooling stations. The Entertainment Scene Dan Edwards​ is closer to his goal of $150,000. The planned event 10 Years Later - An Evening with Dan Edwards​is in support of Bluewater Health Foundation​ and Mental Health in Sarnia-Lambton. Dan shares the significance of the event for the community and why he chose Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON.​ for the event. In The Community: Local boxer, Sereena Nahmabin​ is preparing for a fight on August 27th. Nahmabin explains why boxing is important to her and how it has helped her grow as a person. Sereena also talks about 'Just Going For It!' Closing Segment: Powerboat festival activities. Exclusive interview with 'I Mother Earth' Watch more videos and local events at www.tvsn.ca

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First Friday Debut of Lost in Translation @ Cheeky Monkey

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First Friday Debut of Lost in...

The local band Lost in Translation is young in age, but mature in talent.  When we booked the band to play for the August 5, 2016 First Friday, we knew they had only been together for a short time.  As a matter of fact, guitarist Peter McKeown had just joined a few months previous to their playing here.  Original members, vocalist/guitar player Colin Mariuz,  percussionist Tyler Edwards, backup vocalist/bass guitarist Josh Valenti, have know each other for many years, but starting playing music together in just the last 8 months.  In that short time, they have amassed a long playlist with several being added in the last month when they realized they were playing for 2 hours.  And play for 2 hours they did - without a break at any point. The majority of their songs were covers of classic rock with stand outs like 'Voodoo Child' where they let their inner Hendrix ...

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Trivia Q & A # 32 – 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 32 –...

Q.  By the early 1950's, the young man from Nova Scotia, Canada was a regular on the Grand Ole Opry. He convinced the Opry directors to allow a young unknown named Elvis Presley to be his opening act. What was this man's name? A.  HANK SNOW was a celebrated Canadian country music artist. In a career that spanned more than 50 years, he recorded 140 albums and charted more than 85 singles on the Billboard country charts from 1950 until 1980. His number-one hits include the self-penned songs "I'm Moving On", "The Golden Rocket" and famous versions of "I Don't Hurt Anymore", "Let Me Go, Lover!", "I've Been Everywhere", "Hello Love", as well as other top 10 hits. Snow was an accomplished songwriter whose clear, baritone voice expressed a wide range of emotions including the joys of freedom and travel as well as the anguish of tortured love. His music was rooted ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 248

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Published on Aug 2, 2016 Opening Segment: Bluewater RC Flyers 39th Annual Memorial Scale Model Rally Captain Kidd Days & Youth Talent Showcase. The Entertainment Scene Beats On A Street will support, Noelle's Gift and Cystic Fibrosis. DJ Phatfingers talks about the event and the many DJ's travelling from other cities to support the event. In The Community: Libro Credit Union is once again giving back to the community. Representative, Dan Genovy invites the community to its 6th annual outdoor movie night. Genovy also explains why Libro believes in giving back to its communities. The featured movie this year will be 'ZOOTOPIA' Closing Segment: Send a special message to The Tragically Hip Win tickets to 'Monster Truck' and 'I Mother Earth' A special Powerboat festival event with 'Dressed To Kill' & 'Pistols At Noon' More community and entertainment videos at www.tvsn.ca

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Trivia Q & A # 31- 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 31- 2016

Q. This Ottawa native became an international pop star in his teens. Nowadays, he's as well known for his songwriting abilities as for his singing. Who is he? A. Paul Anka Paul Anka was born July 30, 1941 in Canada's capital city, Ottawa. He began singing as a choirboy at St. Elijah's Syrian Orthodox Church and burst onto the pop music scene when he was 15 with 'Diana'. For years it was thought that 'Diana' was a paean of praise to a former babysitter, but in a National Public Radio interview a few years ago, Paul set the record straight when he said that the song was really about a girl who attended the same church he did. Paul Anka is as well-known as a composer as he is as a singer and has written several of the most memorable signature songs for other singers - for instance, Tom Jones' 'She's a Lady' ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 247

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Published on Jul 27, 2016 Opening Segment: Attica Riots​ performs an unforgettable concert at The Station Music Hall​ in Sarnia. The Entertainment Scene: New local musical talent. Lost In Translation Band​ from Sarnia. Preparing to play 'Get Out Of The Garage' a musical series put on by City of Sarnia​. The young talented group is also excited to be playing Cheeky Monkey​ for the First Friday event in August. In The Community: Age-Friendly Sarnia​ a campaign of focus groups is reaching out to the Sarnia-Lambton community. Co-ordinator Matt Hutchinson​ explains that age friendly is for all ages. The Age Friendly organization is inviting the community to share their voice and opinions about making Sarnia-Lambton and age friendly community. www.agefriendlysarnia.com Closing Segment: A final opportunity to sign up for the Youth Talent Showcase​ being held at Captain Kidd Days​ this coming long weekend. A chance to win weekend passes to see Monster Truck​ and I MOTHER EARTH​ with Edwin at the ...

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MO POP FESTVIAL TICKET GIVEAWAY @ Cheeky Monkey

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WHAT WAS MOPOP FESTIVAL LIKE YOU WONDER... ...It was awesome.  Roland and I attended the 2nd day (Sunday July 23) of the two day festival located just a bit west of Joe Louis Arena on Detroit's riverfront. The line up was impressive.  We got there in time to see Banners, Liverpool musician with a Sarnia connection - his bass player is originally from here and used to play in a band with our good friend (and occasionally helper) Ross Ellsworth.  Banners has a Coldplay vibe and we  predict great things to come for him. Our next favourite act, a new discovery to us was a band called Nothing But Thieves - also from England.  Don't think they expected it to be as roasting hot as it was - they had on long sleeves and leather jackets - but sounded fantastic.  They have new fans in us. Some of the other acts we caught were Shakey Graves and Father John Misty. Over all ...

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LAMBTON MOSAIC PROJECT accepting submissions until mid Sept...

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LAMBTON MOSAIC PROJECT...

This project is a first of its kind, embracing the entire County (municipalities and First Nations) in a wonderful arts and cultural project that will impact so many people, and get everyone involved and working together. SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL MID SEPTEMBER 2016

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