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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 WOW’s...

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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AUDITIONS for Rock of Ages presented by Theatre Sarnia

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AUDITIONS for Rock of Ages...

Rock of Ages is coming to Sarnia!!! Written by Chris D'Arienzo Director: Karoline Lobsinger Music Director: Denise Chaulk and David Chaulk Choreographer: Bethany Tiegs Auditions for Theatre Sarnia's Upcoming Production are Saturday, May 28 at 1:00-3:30 or Sunday, May 29 at 1:00-3:30 at Studio A at The Imperial Theatre OPEN TO ALL ROCKERS 16+ Audition Requirements: Prepare a song from "Rock of Ages" that best showcases your 80s rocker voice. Be prepared to learn a short dance and come dressed appropriately. Rehearsals will be held on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings (not all cast members are on call for each rehearsal). Production Dates: October 21-29, 2016 If you have any questions, please email klobsinger55@gmail.com "Rock of Ages" is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

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Theatre Sarnia taking 33 Variations to next level of...

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Theatre Sarnia taking 33...

Our community should be very proud of Theatre Sarnia.  They have moved to the next round of competitions for their production of '33 Variations'.  They need the community's help though to help with the cost .  CLICK HERE for their Go Fund Me page.  Below is a message from the group. Hello! You might remember that a year ago at this time we announced Theatre Sarnia's success at the WODL Festival. Our production of The Clean House was on the way to Theatre Ontario in Oshawa. Well , we are  thrilled to announce to you that  Theatre Sarnia once again has won the Western Ontario Drama League Festival! The production of 33 Variations will be on the road to North Bay on the Victoria Day weekend and we need your help to make this a reality. We would like to point out to you that of the 8 awards we received at the Festival in Woodstock ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 230

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Mar 29, 2016 The Show with David Burrows #230 Opening Segment: Do It For Sarnia Block Party​ Featuring Eric Ethridge​ in support of Bluewater Health Foundation​ The Entertainment Scene: Theatre Sarnia won the WODL for performing 33 Variations and now are heading North to compete once again. Shane Davis​ talks about the many awards that were won by the group and individuals. A GoFundMe page has also been started to support the group.  CLICK HERE to view & donate In The Community: It's Discovery Day at Lambton Mall​. Celebrating 'National Engineer Month' with Bridge breaking and many other activities that make engineering fun. Katie Wu, a volunteer for the group tells us how children and parents can come to have fun learning about the world of engineering. Apps with Mark Russell​: Who doesn't like a fun April fool gag. Mark Russell has the answer. Closing Segment: Graham Holmes​ is organizing a SCITS ALUMNI REVUE​ First Friday events featuring Nic Swales​ ...

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Trivia Q & A # 13 – 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 13 –...

Q. One of the most popular events in Barrie's music scene has been the Live 8 concert that was held at Molson Park Place. Which famous Canadian musician did not perform in Barrie during this event? A. Sarah McLachlan Although Sarah McLachlan is a Canadian artist, she performed in the Philadelphia Live 8 concert. Live 8 was watched by three billion people around the world as it was held eight different cities- one of which was Barrie, Ontario. More than one thousand musicians performed at these concerts, and twenty-two bands performed in Barrie. Some of these included Motley Crue, Gordon Lightfoot, Great Big Sea, Our Lady Peace, and Blue Rodeo. This event was hosted by Tom Green and Dan Aykroyd.

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Law of Attraction Workshop @ Moose Lodge

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Law of Attraction Workshop @...

Law of Attraction Workshop The day will include key speakers discussing how to use the Law of Attraction by utilizing visualization, energy & emotions. Speakers include Lynn Comeau, Joan Biggs, Jale Fancey, Roy Kelley, Michelle Lee, Tori Spanton and your host Michele Dionne. Participants will create their own personalized vision boards during this event. Light snacks, coffee, steeped tea and water will be provided. Tickets are $20/advance before April 1/2016 and $25 after and at the door.They are available by calling Michele at 519-312-0907 or e-mailing michele@sarniarocks.com. It is a small venue and seating is limited so don't hesitate!

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