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The Show with David Burrows # 203

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Published on Sep 23, 2015 Opening Segment: Some special birthday shoutouts. Fiddler on the Roof is an over the top success! www.thevpp.ca The Entertainment Scene: A local band from Sarnia is preparing for their first public performance. Pistols @ Noon is preparing to open for 'Highway Jones' on October 17th at Liquid Johnny's The new Sarnia local band talks about their music, and what they have planned for the future. In The Community: 'Art Under The Glass' in support of 'The Inn of the Good Shepherd' is once again inviting the community to participate in their annual event. Jim Wynne, a local artist and committee member for the event, shares details for this important community event. Apps with Mark Russell: Let's talk about the weather. 'Myradar' www.markrussellsarnia.com The Sarnia-Lambton Video Events Calendar & more. Special event and concert announcements. More details at www.TVSN.ca (The Video Show Network)

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Trivia Q & A # 37 – 2015

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Q. Which musician played on both sides of the Atlantic at the Live Aid concert? A. Phil Collins performed at both Wembley Stadium and JFK, utilising the Concorde to get him from London to Philadelphia. UK TV personality Noel Edmonds piloted the helicopter that took Collins to Heathrow Airport to catch his flight to NYC. (Collins later was flown by chopper to Philadelphia). Aside from his own set at both venues, he also played the drums for Eric Clapton, and played with the reuniting surviving members of Led Zeppelin at JFK. On the Concorde flight, Collins encountered actress and singer Cher, who claimed not to know anything about the Live Aid concerts. Upon reaching the US however she did attend the Philadelphia concert and can be seen performing as part of that concert's "We Are the World" finale. Live Aid was a dual-venue concert held on 13 July 1985. The event was ...

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September 25 – Temps Hit it Big

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September 25, 1964 The Temptations begin recording "My Girl", which will go on to be their first US number one and the first of fifteen Top Ten hits.

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The show with David Burrows # 202

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Published on Sep 15, 2015 Opening Segment: The Snowbirds show off for Sarnia. The Entertainment Scene: Rebound Sarnia-Lambton presents: The WIzard of OZ. Program coordinator, Alicia Hartwick explains the 'ACT II' program and it's positive impact on the youth in our community. www.reboundonline.com In The Community: The annual Skate-a-Palooza will once again take place in Sarnia. Local organizers will once again invite the youth in the community to participate. Dean Holtz shares the details and the importance of the event to our youth in the community. Apps with Mark Russell: Mark once again shows us how to save money using 'Hoppr'

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Trivia Q & A # 36 – 2015

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Q.  Which woman has the most Grammy Awards? A.  Alsion Krauss. Bluegrass singer/muscian Alison Krauss has won a total of 26 Grammy Awards, making her the most honored female solo artist in the history of the ceremony. She entered the music industry at an early age, winning local contests by the age of ten and recording for the first time at fourteen. She signed with Rounder Records in 1985 and released her first solo album in 1987. She was invited to join the band with which she still performs, Alison Krauss and Union Station (AKUS), and later released her first album with them as a group in 1989. She has released fourteen albums, appeared on numerous soundtracks, and helped renew interest in bluegrass music in the United States. Her soundtrack performances have led to further popularity, including the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, an album also credited with raising American interest in bluegrass, ...

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September 18 – Hayley has a hit

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September 18, 1961 15 year old English actress Hayley Mills sees her US debut recording "Let's Get Together" enter the Billboard charts, where it will reach #8. Concentrating mostly on her film career, she would have just one more hit next year when "Johnny Jingo" reached #21. She was 12 when she was discovered by J. Lee Thompson, who was initially looking for a boy to play the lead role in Tiger Bay, which co-starred her father, veteran British actor Sir John Mills. Bill Anderson, one of Walt Disney's producers, saw her performance and suggested that she be given the lead role in Pollyanna. The role of the orphaned "glad girl" who moves in with her aunt catapulted Mills to stardom in the United States and earned her a special Academy Award (the last person to receive the Juvenile Oscar). Because Mills was not able to be present to receive the trophy, Annette ...

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Canada finally has vinyl pressing plant

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As reported on website FYI Music... Calgary's oddly named Canada Boy Vinyl (CBV) became a reality this weekend when Dean Reid's two-year near obsession to retro-fit a suburban industrial warehouse space printed out 12-inch pressings by Big Sugar and Calgary band Chron Goblin. The machines, purchased in Germany and the UK, have the capacity to stamp out several thousand pressings a day, according to GM Dillon Romney who, like Reid, is a graduate of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and both in their spare time play in local band Resurrection. The 6,500 square-foot plant also houses Magnetic North Studios that specializes in 2 inch analog tape and 24-track analog recording. To find out more about CBV, link here MA note: - hopefully this is good news for all our vinyl loving customers. Until now, there were only 2 main vinyl record pressing plants, both in the U.S. With the revival of records,the pressing plants ...

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AUDTIONS – 9/21, 22 & 24 Lambton Young Theatre...

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Auditions! - no, it's NOT a ballet... The Lambton Young Theatre Players are pleased to announce auditions for their Christmas production, THE MAGIC NUTCRACKER , Sept. 21st, 22nd and 24th from 4:00 to 7:30 PM in Petrolia. NOT a ballet, THE MAGIC NUTCRACKER, by Nancy Keys, is a staged play based on the traditional story by E.T.A. Hoffman and the adaptation by Alexandre Dumas. "The Nutcracker is a wonderful Christmas classic that has been popular with audiences around the world for many generations," says Keys. "Most people are familiar with the story presented as a ballet, but we've decided to exchange the dancing for dialogue. Nutcracker is fabulous story full of excitement, adventure, magic and mystery where the real world crosses over to fantasy, and a young girl's imagination becomes the key to a happy ending, or not. Marie and Fritz, the mysterious uncle Drosselmeyer, the evil Mouse King and the devious Mouse Queen, ...

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The show with David burrows #201

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Published on Sep 8, 2015 Opening Segment: Episode 200 celebration at Cheeky Monkey. Festival of Good Things Success. Labour Day parade. The Entertainment Scene: The Live Music Cafe returns with 'The Sisters of Soul'. The local group brings us up to date with new band members. The group is also preparing for the return of their 'Live Music Cafe' that happens on the 2nd Friday of every month. In The Community: Race to Erase charity event is preparing for it's 10th year. Co-organizer Richard Bouchard talks about how the event has grown and raised over $300,000. Apps with Mark Russell: Mark talks about UCCW Closing Segment: Back to School safety.

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Trivia Q & A 35 – 2015

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Trivia Q & A 35 –...

Q. London born singer Miss Adkins is better known by what name? A.  Adele Full name Adele Laurie Blue Adkins Adele was born on 5 May 1988 in Tottenham, London, the daughter of an English mother, Penny Adkins (born c. 1970) and a Welsh father, Mark Evans.  Evans left when Adele was two, leaving her 20-year-old mother to raise her single-handedly. She began singing at age four and asserts that she became obsessed with voices. Growing up Adele spent most of her time singing rather than reading, stating the last book she read was Roald Dahl's Matilda when she was six years old.  Adele has cited the Spice Girls as a major influence in regard to her love and passion for music, stating that "they made me what I am today" Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo ...

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