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AUDITIONS 2016 -Theatre Sarnia production of WILLON QUARTET

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AUDITIONS 2016 -Theatre Sarnia...

There will be time at the end of each evening for anyone interested in talking about crew positions as well, so potential crew are also welcome!!

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Trivia Q & A # 25 – 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 25 –...

Q. Remember the 80's? Who wore 'Sunglasses at Night'? A. Corey Mitchell Hart (born May 31, 1962) is a Canadian singer, best known for his hit singles "Sunglasses at Night" and "Never Surrender". He has sold over 16 million records worldwide and scored nine US Billboard Top 40 hits. In Canada Hart has amassed 30 Top 40 hits, including 11 in the Top 10, over the course of 30 years in the music industry. Hart's debut album, First Offense, was recorded at Revolution Recording Studios in Manchester, England in the spring of 1982. It was produced by Jon Astley (The Who) and Phil Chapman. Released in 1983, First Offense featured the US Billboard Top 10 hit song "Sunglasses at Night" (No. 7) and Top 20 follow-up single "It Ain't Enough" (No. 17). The album went platinum in the United States and quadruple platinum in Canada. First Offense initially received a modest response ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 241

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Jun 14, 2016 Opening Segment: Sarnia Lambton Rebound​ Dirty Dash was an overwhelming success. Sarnia's Make Good 2016​ made out great. The Entertainment Scene: Cool Cars and great music is all a part of the Sarnia Street Machines​ annual Sarnia Street Machines Cruise in the Park Car Show​. Julianne Jones-Higdon​ a representative for the club talks about the event and how they have to date raised over $180,000 for Pathways Health Centre for Children​ in Sarnia. www.sarniastreetmachines.com In The Community: Communities in Bloom Sarnia​ is inviting the community to enjoy the annual 'Garden Tour' that is put on by the local group. Barbara Toye​ who organizes the event talks about the award winning garden and shows off her personal garden as well. www.sarniacommunitiesinbloom.com Closing Segment: Canatara's Music in the Park - Harmony for Youth Fundraiser​ is a new music festival coming to Sarnia on July 23rd. More information at www.musicinthepark.biz Other local videos and events are available at ...

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Trivia Q & A # 24 – 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 24 –...

Q.  Which member of the Mamas & The Papas was origianlly from Halifax, Nova Scotia A.  Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty Denny Doherty was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Doherty started his musical career in Halifax in 1956 with a band called the Hepsters. With friends Richard Sheehan, Eddie Thibodeau and Mike O'Connell, the Hepsters played at clubs in the Halifax area. The band lasted about two years. Sheehan recalls that they drew crowds wherever they went due to Denny's incredible voice. In 1960, at the age of 19, Doherty, along withPat LaCroix and Richard Byrne, began a folk group called The Colonials in Halifax, Nova Scotia. When they got a record deal with Columbia Records, they changed their name to The Halifax Three. The band recorded two LPs and had a minor hit, "The Man Who Wouldn't Sing Along With Mitch", but broke up in 1963. Coincidentally, they separated at a hotel ...

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~ Flower Arranging Workshop @ JNAAG

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~ Flower Arranging Workshop @...

Flower Arranging Workshop Wednesday, June 22 | 6-8 pm Members: $45(+tax) | Non-Members: $50(+tax) Margaret Taylor from the Toronto Botanical Gardens will inspire new and creative floral arranging skills using a bounty of spring flowers. Create a unique centrepiece, a floral cake - adaptable to any occasion! No experience necessary. Register for this workshop by calling 519-336-8127 ext. 3226 or email Kathleen.Annett@county-lambton.on.ca.

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Tragically Hip on Great Deals Wall

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Tragically Hip on Great Deals...

We are very saddened by the news of Gord Downie of Tragically Hip ill health.  In honour of all the wonderful iconic music they have given us to enjoy over the decades, we are have added selected Hip titles to our GREAT DEALS wall.  Stock up on the titles you are missing in your collection while supplies last.  Prices start as low as $4.96 each.  - Yer Favourites  - World Container  - Up to Here  - Phantom Power  - Now For Plan A  - Live Between Us  - In Between Evolution - Fully Completely (2 CD Deluxe Edition) - DVD - That Night In Toronto

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ISO presents Summer Strings Programme

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ISO presents Summer Strings...

An Introductory Summer Strings Programme The International Symphony Orchestra is pleased to be sponsoring an Introductory Summer Strings Programme for ages five and above. Adults are also welcome to attend. Sessions will run July 25th to 29th, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. each morning, and will include instruction in the beginning elements of string playing: sound production/notes; correct hand and finger position; posture etc. Accomplishments will be highlighted at a Graduation Recital, which will take place on the morning of July 29th . Participants may select either violin or cello, and instruments will be provided. Sessions are being held in the Sarnia location, 251 North Vidal Street. A fee of $50 applies for the 5 classes, with some bursary assistance available depending on need. Violin students will be under the instruction of Stephen Collins, Director of the St. Cecilia Conservatory of Music, and International Symphony Orchestra violist. An accomplished violinist/violist, Collins has performed with numerous ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 240

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Jun 7, 2016 Opening Segment: Petrolia Pizzafest has record breaking year. Sarnia Artwalk. The Entertainment Scene: The Church Basement Ladies are at it again. The Victoria Playhouse in Petrolia is currently showing 'A Mighty Fortress In Our Basement'. Cast members Debbie Collins, Katie Beetham and Sarah Caraher talk about the production. www.thevpp.ca In The Community: The Huron House Boys Home is having it's annual Run/Walk/Skate/Bike this coming Father's Day. Executive Director, Don Adam talks about the importance of the event and the much need funds for the home. Closing Segment: In an effort to help the vendors who lost at Sarnia Artwalk due to weather, 'Make Good 2016' will happen at The Station Music Hall. Ontario 211 - Assistance in our community. More videos at www.tvsn.ca

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Trivia Q & A # 23 – 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 23 –...

Q. This Canadian musical story-teller retired from music for twelve years as his way of protesting what he saw as a lack of support from the federal government for Canadian artists. Known for comedic songs such as "Big Joe Mufferaw" and "The Hockey Song", who am I referring to? A. "Stompin" Tom Connors Born as Charles Thomas Connors, and also known by the moniker Tommy Messer, "Stompin" Tom Connors, spent much of his career and a lot of his money fighting the powers that be in an effort to bring more notoriety and recognition to Canadians artists who chose to improve their careers within Canadian borders. He protested against any Canadian artist who took their act out of Canada and referred to those that did as "Turncoat Canadians". To express his seriousness regarding his ongoing fight with the Canadian Radio and Television Commission(CRTC), he also took up a protest against the Canadian ...

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JUNE FIRST FRIDAY with MARINOL NATION, BILL WALTERS &...

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JUNE FIRST FRIDAY with MARINOL...

June First Friday with Marniol Nation, Bill Walters & Pat McGill We sure had a room full of talent for the June First Friday at Cheeky Monkey. Local musicians under the name of Marinol Nation provided the entertainment for the night. Below is an in-depth review by blogger, Brian Hay. It was also the opening night of a new art exhibit and sale called "From Here and There" by Bill Walters. With Plein air paintings (painted outside in the moment) ranging from nearby locales such as Canatara Park  to farther points on the compass such as Lake Berkley Florida, our three back walls are a colourful travelogue. Bill's works are not your normal 'landscape' art. To me, they have a dreamy, warm feeling even if they are of a snow field or summer storm building in the clouds.   In the pictures posted here and on our website Photo Gallery (CLICK HERE), ...

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