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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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The Show with David Burrows #...

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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GORDON LIGHTFOOT 1st addition of 2017 on Great Deals Wall

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GORDON LIGHTFOOT 1st addition...

Let's start 2017's Great Deals Wall with a truly Canadian icon - GORDON LIGHTFOOT.  Selected CD's from his impressive catalog starting as low as $6.95 each.  Quantities are limited, so get them while you can.  ~ GORD'S GOLD VOLUME I - GORD'S GOLD VOLUME ll - IF I COULD READ YOUR MIND (1970) -SUMMER SIDE OF LIFE (1971) ~DON QUIXOTE (1972) ~ SUNDOWN (1974) ~ COLD ON THE SHOULDER (1975) ~ EAST OF MIDNIGHT (1986)  

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Brighton Rock Singer Presses On At Precision Pressing

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Brighton Rock Singer Presses...

As reported in FYI Music News January 12, 2017 The Toronto Star catches up with Gerry McGhee, vocalist in Brighton Rock and now a partner in the spanking new, Burlington, ON Precision Pressing vinyl plant that comes on stream next week. Waxing on about the vinyl resurgence may be old news to some, but for Gerry McGhee, capitalizing on the trend has meant a troublesome, years-long quest to open a new vinyl pressing plant in Ontario. From searching the world for record-making machines to construction delays and cutting through bureaucratic red tape, it has been three long years, but McGhee can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Or will be able to after this weekend. “We actually had to approach our neighbours and ask them to shut down for 12 hours just to get the power lines in,” said McGhee, vice-president, Precision Record Pressing. “That’s happening this weekend, and we’ll finally be ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 271

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Jan 10, 2017 Opening Segment: Sarnia Sting are back in the win column. The Entertainment Scene: Local comedy group known as The Fidgets are holding an improv academy for grades 6, 7, & 8. Fidget member John Hollingsworth and his son Ben Hollingsworth talk about how public speaking can contribute to many successes in life. www.fidgetscomedy.com In The Community: The Lambton Outdoor Club is inviting everyone to join them at the Lochiel Community Centre to learn more about the outdoor activities club.Brian Seabrook tells of the 26 year old club and how to get involved. www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org Closing Segment: Still time to get your tickets for the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton Dancing with the Stars!

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Trivia Q & A # 2 – 2017

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Q.   Which Canadian artist's real first name is Morna? A.  Morna Anne Murray (born June 20, 1945), known professionally as Anne Murray, is a Canadian singer in pop, country, and adult contemporary music whose albums have sold over 55 million copies worldwide. Murray was the first Canadian female solo singer to reach No. 1 on the US charts, and also the first to earn a Gold record for one of her signature songs, "Snowbird" (1970).  She is often cited as the one who paved the way for other international Canadian success stories such as k.d. lang, Céline Dion and Shania Twain.  She is also the first woman and the first Canadian to win "Album of the Year" at the 1984 Country Music Association Awards for her Gold-plus 1983 album A Little Good News. Murray has received four Grammys, a record 24 Junos, three American Music Awards, three Country Music Association Awards, and three Canadian Country ...

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Barnburners Heat Up January 2017 First Friday

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Barnburners Heat Up January...

Oh my gosh, what a frigid night for the first First Friday of 2017.  To those who braved the cold to come see Scott Manery and The Barnburners at Cheeky Monkey, it didn't matter.  "Why" you ask?  Simple answer.  They are a smokin hot band who know how to ramp up the heat so everyone has a good time and feels warm to the core.  Playing a mix of fan favourites off their four CD's, I don't think their was a cold person in the building - especially the dancers. This was The Barnburners third time playing at Cheeky Monkey for a First Friday.  Sure hope to see them back many more times.  Maybe on a night that is not so flippin cold. For more photos of the night taken mostly by Grumpy (Roland) CLICK HERE

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