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Trivia Q & A # 16 – 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 16 –...

Q. Formed in Toronto in 1976, this band began with only two members taking care of all of the musical instruments. Which unique band, featuring Cameron Hawkins and Nash the Slash, and renowned for hits such as "Phasors On Stun" and "Just Like You", am I referring to? A.   FM is a Canadian progressive rock music group formed in 1976 in Toronto. The band existed from 1976 to 1996, with a brief return in 2006, although they had a period of inactivity between 1989 and 1994. Their music has been categorized as space rock, and lyrics are dominated by science fiction themes. In November 2011, Cameron Hawkins reformed the band with two new players. The band's original 1976 lineup and presentation was very unusual; it consisted of just 2 people: Cameron Hawkins, appearing as a typical rock star at the front of the stage, playing synthesizer, occasional bass guitar, and lead ...

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TALKING HEADS ON ‘GREAT DEALS’ WALL

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TALKING HEADS ON ‘GREAT...

One of our personal favourite bands are now on the GREAT DEALS WALL ... TALKING HEADS. Selected titles starting as low as $7.79 pick these up while supplies last. - : 77  - More Songs About Buildings -Fear of Music  - Remain in Light -Speaking In Tongues -Little Creatures -True Stories - Stop Making Sense

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Record Store Day 2016 Afterglow

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Record Store Day 2016...

WHAT A DAY it was on Saturday, April 16, 2016.  Our most successful Record Store Day to date.  Starting at 8:30 a.m. when we arrived to find not only part of the band that would be playing live in store already here to set up, but customers were already waiting too.  Some had been here a while and were prepared to wait the next hour in their comfy folding chairs. A few moments after we got inside to do the last minute prep for the day, ever faithful volunteers and good friends, Ross and Laurissa Ellsworth arrived followed closely by our other dependable friend Maureen Murphy.  Have to say this right now - in all honesty, we would not be able to do Record Store Day without their assistance.  All 3 of them were just amazing.  THANK YOU. While saying 'thank you', have to say how much we appreciate Borderlite Trio playing ...

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RECORD STORE DAY 2016 is coming

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RECORD STORE DAY 2016 is...

Friday April 15, 2016 update...  All most all the deliveries have arrived of the RSD exclusives - few more to trickle in today.  We've brought up the extra racks from the storeroom to hold the 100's of releases.  Confirmed Borderlite Trio to start playing live in-store right at opening time of 9:30 am.  Extra staff is confirmed to help you find what you are looking for.  Food is all bought for snack table.  Lots of ballots printed for free draws (thanks again Mint Records) and boxes of free gifts organized and ready.  Yup - looks like we are all set for the big day tomorrow - 2016 Record Store Day. Tuesday April 12, 2016 update... huge stack of boxes just delivered for RSD - and that is only from one company - lots more yet to come! AND our good friends and next door neighbours at TOTALLY GAME MEATS have offered ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 232

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Apr 12, 2016 Opening Segment: Local musicians and friends come together at Bottoms Up Bar & Grill to support a friend of the music community. The Entertainment Scene: Record Store Day returns to Cheeky Monkey. Owners Roland & MaryAnne Peloza are the only independent record store in the area to have survived the world of modern technology. Roland talks about the uniqueness of the event and how it brings people to gather in the store. Local entertainment and special deals are all a part of the day. www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca In The Community: You've heard the term, 'Have your pet spayed or neutered'. The Official Sarnia & District Humane Society is having an event to assist with the high cost of having the procedure done. Assistant manager to the humane society, Alissa Scarpelli talks about SPAY-GHETTI & NO BALLS. A dinner event to be held at Stoke's Inland Bar & Grill www.sarniahumanesociety.com Apps with Mark Russell: A fun ...

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Q & A Trivia # 15 – 2016

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Q & A Trivia # 15 –...

Q. Where did the phrase “Sex, Drugs and Rock’n’Roll” actually come from? A. Sex, drugs and rock’n’roll. How many times have you heard/seen/read that phrase in your lifetime? Hundreds? Thousands? I think the first time I was exposed to it came in the form of this Ian Drury and the Blockheads song from 1977. Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll—that holy trinity of hedonism—is a more timeless trio than you’d think. The first identified use of the phrase as we know it was in a 1969 LIFE magazine piece, which declared, “The counter culture has its sacraments in sex, drugs and rock.” Two years later, a writer for the Spectator, a British magazine, also attempted to wrap his head around "kids these days," saying, “Not for nothing is the youth culture characterized by sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll.” But the phrase really took off in 1977, when British musician Ian Dury released ...

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THE SHOW WITH DAVID BURROWS # 231

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THE SHOW WITH DAVID BURROWS #...

Published on Apr 5, 2016 Opening Segment: Preferred Towing to be featured on new Discovery Channel series. The Entertainment Scene: Winners from INDIEFEST 2015, 'OPUS REX" stopped into Sarnia to talk about their new CD titled 'EVOLVE'. The band has been playing hard and already in the studio working on their next CD. In The Community: Pathways Health Centre is being supported by a new event. 'KID KRAZY' a free event, will support the organization with the event being held at the Dante Club. Organizers Ashley Tanguay & Lisa Waller share the details. Also talking about the services that Pathways offers is Fund Development Officer, Tracy Drysdale. Apps with Mark Russell​: Access facebook with 'METAL' Closing Segment: MMA returns to Sarnia. Cancer Society reaching out to the community for their first annual Daffodil Dip.

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Q & A # 14 – 2016

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Q & A # 14 – 2016

Q. Carole Pope was the lead singer of this group, whose hits included 1981's 'High School Confidential' and 1982's 'All Touch.' Who were they? A. Rough Trade Carole Pope is British-born Canadian rock singer-songwriter, whose provocative blend of hard-edged new wave rock with explicit homoerotic and BDSM-themed lyrics made her one of the first openly lesbian entertainers to achieve mainstream fame. She is the sister of Emmy Award-winning television producer and screenwriter Elaine Pope. Pope was raised in Scarborough, Ontario, where she met her longtime musical partner, Kevan Staples at an audition for another band. In 1968, they began performing together as a duo in Yorkville, which was Toronto's live music and arts district at the time. In 1970, they adopted the name O, changing it to The Bullwhip Brothers the following year. In 1975, they added several other musicians to the lineup and changed the band's name to Rough Trade. Pope often performed ...

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~ ARTIST SUBMISSION ACCEPTED UNTIL MAY 6, 2016

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~ ARTIST SUBMISSION ACCEPTED...

NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS. April 1st until May 6th. SUBMISSIONS ARE OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR LOCAL Curated Art Show & Mural Check out the info for how to be a part of this unique and exciting show opening June 3rd, 2016 at 100 Christina. Send your submissions to localsarniashow@gmail.com Visit our website for more information: http://localsarniashow.wix.com/local Artists are encouraged to submit no more than 10 digital images (72 px 400 x600) of their artwork to localsarniashow@gmail.com, accompanied by an image list with corresponding numbers / title of work / medium / dimensions / price.Please also include a brief biography and include your curriculum vitae and artist statement (if applicable). All forms of art will be considered and encouraged. Ceramic, Drawing, Digital, Graphic, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Poetry, Pottery, Sculpture, Textiles. Please email your submissions to localsarniashow@gmail.com Please ZIP your file if it is too large or message us if it isn't sending properly. PLEASE WRITE IN THE SUBJECT: SUBMISSION_YOURNAME Submissions are ...

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Nic Swales WOW’s Everyone on April 2016 First Friday

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Nic Swales: Subtle Depth that Instills the Desire to Listen First Friday at the Cheeky Monkey, April 1, 2016 by Brian Hay There was a lot of noise in the area immediately outside the Cheeky Monkey. Whether that contributed to the calm and quiet feeling inside the store or not is impossible to say. The contrast was very striking though because the scene inside was so quiet as to appear almost silent by comparison. There was no lack of people but even the usual hum that surrounds a crowd was largely absent. Slowly though, and with a sensibility that bordered on surreal, an essence of music began threading a subtle path to the front of the shop. That was the first sign of what Nic Swales had to offer. If there was one possible complaint it's that he could have been louder. It's a flimsy one however because his audience was listening. And they ...

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