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LYNYRD SKYNYRD on Great Deals Wall

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Lynyrd Skynyrd  is an American rock band best known for popularizing the Southern rock genre during the 1970s. Originally formed in 1964 as My Backyard in Jacksonville, Florida, the band was also known by names such as The Noble Five and One Percent, before finally deciding on "Lynyrd Skynyrd" in 1969. The band gained worldwide recognition for its live performances and signature songs "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird". At the peak of their success, three members died in an airplane crash in 1977, putting an abrupt end to the band's most popular incarnation. The band has sold 28 million albums in the United States. Selected titles are now on the Cheeky Monkey GREAT DEALS WALL.  While supplies last of course. Priced as low as $4.96 each. Titles on Great Deals Wall include... ...SECOND HELPING ... GIMME BACK MY BULLETS ... DOUBLE TROUBLE ...(Pronounced 'leh-nerd skin-nerd) ... FAMILY ... AUTHORIZED BOOTLEG - LIVE/Cardiff Capitol Theatre - Cardiff, Wales ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 274 – with Evan &...

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Jan 31, 2017 Opening Segment: Sarnia Sting Recap - More updates at www.tvsn.ca/sarnia-sting The Entertainment Scene: A new and poplar music duo is entertaining in Sarnia. Evan Dawe and John Pilat aka Evan & John are getting noticed. Having recently played at The Lawrence House the duo is preparing for a performance at the popular First Friday location Cheeky Monkey. Look them up on facebook at evan.john.music In The Community: A trivia night is being held at the Sarnia Riding Club this Saturday to support the CNIB in Sarnia. Brian Moore shares the details of this annual event. Only a few spots remain. Closing Segment: Now there is more to see at The Video Show Network website www.tvsn.ca Local news, sports, and other new updates have been added. You can add your event by emailing david@tvsn.ca or calling our office at 519-479-0644 Visit our website today at www.tvsn.ca

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Trivia Q & A # 5 – 2017

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Trivia Q & A # 5 –...

Q. Known for ten top 100 Canadian chart singles that include "Who Knows How To Make Love Stay" and "Too Bad", what Canadian band am I speaking of that took a five-year hiatus after the death of their lead singer in 2004? A. Doug and the Slugs was founded in Vancouver in 1977 by Toronto-born Doug Bennett, who had been a graphic designer in his home town before moving to British Columbia in the mid-1970s.  Bennett served as the band's chief songwriter, frontman, and lead singer. Keyboardist Simon Kendall described Bennett's writing style: "He had some unique and very interesting lyrics. An anachronistic style, if you like. He was a bit of R&B, he was a bit 1940s, he was a bit Tex-Mex. As a writer, I think he deserves more credit than he gets for being intelligent. He wrote some beautiful and quite provocative songs." After some turnover amongst Slugs in ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 273

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Published on Jan 24, 2017 The Show with David Burrows #273 Opening Segment: Dancing with the Stars a huge success. Sarnia Sting​ Recap - www.sarniasting.com The Entertainment Scene: Sarnia Lambton Rebound​ is holding the 18th annual 2017 Hearts for Youth Gala​. Jack Poirier​ talks about what will be happening at this years event. Jack also expresses the importance of the event and how it suppoerts the Sarnia Lambton Rebound. www.reboundonline.com In The Community: Youth Homelessness is a growing problem in our community. The Hub - Sarnia-Lambton​ is a new youth drop in centre launching February 13th at St. Luke's United Church, Sarnia​. Jaylene Poirier of The Hub organisation explains how The Hub will offer support to the youth in our community. Closing Segment: A special benefit or Todd O'Brien​ is being held Saturday, January 28th at UA Local 663 Sarnia​ Todd O'Brien Benefit Event​ More local events and news at www.tvsn.ca

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THEATRE SARNIA CALL FOR DIRECTORS INFO NIGHT

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FROM THEATRE SARNIA:  The 2017 Theatre Sarnia One Act Festival call for directorial submissions has arrived. Every year, Theatre Sarnia offers an opportunity for new and aspiring theatre directors to get their foot in the door, directing a one act play to be performed on the Imperial Theatre stage. The direction of a one-act play is the prerequisite for directing one of Theatre Sarnia's big seasonal shows, and we are looking for 6 new artists to join our community. The One Act Festival has evolved into a successful 2 night, 6 part showcase of comedies, dramas, experimental works and original productions. This year we are offering new Director and Stage Manager workshops open to everyone. We welcome you all to an info night on February 9th, 7pm in the Imperial Theatre auditorium to cover everything. Show dates will be June 23 & 24, with auditions to be held in April. Please send all ...

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Trivia Q & A # 4 – 2017

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Trivia Q & A # 4 –...

Q.  What festival did Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson refuse to play at?  To really test your trivia knowledge... who did Ian Anderson refuse to meet in Las Vegas? A.  Woodstock  & Elvis Presley Reason He refused to play Woodstock: Fear of Naked Ladies “I asked our manager Terry Ellis, ‘Well, who else is going to be there?’ And he listed a large number of groups who were reputedly going to play, and that it was going to be a hippie festival,” Jethro Tull‘s Ian Anderson once told SongFacts, “and I said, ‘Will there be lots of naked ladies? And will there be taking drugs and drinking lots of beer, and fooling around in the mud?’ Because rain was forecast. And he said, ‘Oh, yeah.’ So I said, ‘Right. I don’t want to go.’ Because I don’t like hippies, and I’m usually rather put off by naked ladies unless the time is right.” Instead of ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 272

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Published on Jan 18, 2017 Opening Segment: City of Sarnia first council meeting for 2017. The Entertainment Scene: Theatre Sarnia prepares for 'Willow Quartet' Director Jay Peckham shares the plot. Peckham also talks about the performance being the entry for the WODL. www.imperialtheatre.net In The Community: The Cinderella Story. Debbie Anderson in cooperation with many volunteers, has assisted many young women over 8 years to enjoy graduation and prom. What started as a fairytale has become reality. www.cinderellastory.org Closing Segment: RIBFEST 2017 returns to Hiawatha Horse Park Northern Heat Rib Series and TVSN have once again partnered to bring the traditional event back to Sarnia. Visit our website at www.tvsn.ca (The Video Show Network)

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AUDITIONS – Lambton Young Theatre Players

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The Lambton Young Theatre Players are pleased to announce auditions for their Spring production, THE THREE MUSKETEERS, Jan. 23rd, 24th and 25th in Petrolia. Written by Bethany Lawrence, this new adaptation of Alexander Dumas' beloved action adventure is a delightful, exciting, and sometime comic romp guaranteed to entertain all ages. Twenty roles will be cast for THE THREE MUSKETEERS, and young actors and actresses between the ages of ten and eighteen years are invited to audition. Auditions are by appointment only. Times and dates can be booked by calling (519) 331-3338. MUNSCH AT PLAY will be performed for school matinees and public performances at the Sarnia Library Theatre on Christina Street, May 3rd through 6th . Rehearsals will take place two nights weekly (Tuesday/Thursday) from 6:00 - 8:00 PM in Petrolia. Audition requirements: One short monologue (not a school speech). The presentation of THE THREE MUSKETEERS is part of a performance training program under the ...

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Trivia Q & A # 3 – 2017

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A. One of few hip-hop acts from Canada to reach the top of the charts in the US, he would attain the pinnacle of success with the song "Informer". But his level of success would "precipitate" and he wouldn't see the US charts again. Who was this One-hit Wonder? Q. Snow - Darrin Kenneth O'Brien (born October 30, 1969), better known by his stage name Snow, is a Canadian reggae/ hip hop artist. Snow was born and raised in the North York district of Toronto, Ontario. For much of his childhood, he lived in the Allenbury Gardens public housing project, and at the age of 17, moved to Ajax, Ontario. In 1988, Jamaican-born DJ Marvin Prince witnessed O'Brien deejaying at a party and the two quickly became friends. For the next few years, they practiced in Prince's basement with Snow providing vocals and Prince playing records. While on a trip to New York ...

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HANDLING & CARE OF YOUR RECORDS + How records are made

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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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