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Trivia Q & A # 22 – 2016

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Q.  What Toronto artist spent a long time writing songs for other singers while having a hit of his own with 1984's 'Strike'? A.  Edward Sydney "Eddie" Schwartz (born December 22, 1949) is a Canadian musician who had moderate success as a recording artist in the early 1980s, before becoming a successful songwriter, and record producer in the late 1980s and the 1990s. Schwartz was born in Toronto, Canada, and graduated from Toronto's York University in 1977 as a music and English major. He began his musical career soon after playing guitar for Charity Brown's backing band and signed with Infinity Records for a solo contract in 1979. His self-titled debut album, Schwartz, followed in 1980, with A&M Records, as Infinity had gone bankrupt by then, and spawned his first Canadian hit, "Does a Fool Ever Learn". His next album, No Refuge, came out in 1981, and did well in Canada, as well ...

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THE SHOW WITH DAVID BURROWS# 238

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Published on May 24, 2016 Opening Segment: Long weekend recap. The Entertainment Scene: Fashion, Music and Fun. Sarnia Fashion Week​ is coming to downtown Sarnia. Organizers Megg DiBrita​ and Stephen Norton​ are bringing the event to Lochiel Street in front of local business Lenox​. DiBrita & Norton share all the details of this top notch, fun and formal event. In The Community: Cystic Fibrosis is more common in our community than you may be aware. Students and volunteers of Lambton College Shinerama​ are preparing many local events to raise funds. The group is also reaching out to the community for sponsors, volunteers and other support. Spokesperson for the local group Erin Bourque​ talks about the cause. Closing Segment: Preferred Towing Sarnia​ celebrating 25 years. www.preferredtowing.com The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce​ OBAA Red Carpet Pre-Show. Highway Jones returns to Eclipse - Catering / Bar & Grill​for a special Luau & game night. More local events and videos can be watched at ...

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Sarnia Speaks: Coming Out – lLGBTQ panel discussion

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Sarnia Speaks: Coming Out &...

Coming out isn't something you do once; it's something you'll continue to do for the rest of your life. Regardless of sexual identity, coming out is an ongoing process of living your sexuality and gender identity and bringing it into your families, groups of friends, workplaces, and communities. Join us on June 1st at our second Sarnia Speaks dialogue as we discuss what it's like coming out and living as an LGBTQ individual in our community. Listen to the stories of our featured panel members and after share your own during an open floor. The open floor is intended to be a safe space for anybody who wants to listen, contribute and/or learn, and is moderated by a local professional working in the field. Featured panel: Crystal Fach Kevin Soetemans Shawn Johnston Trey McGowen Free admission, no RSVP or tickets required. For more information, please contact Danielle Cooper at sarniaspeaks@gmail.com. Note: this dialogue is not intended to be a platform ...

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Trivia Q & A # 21 – 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 21 –...

Q. This mother of twin sons grew up in Nanaimo, B.C. and spent hours listening to her father's extensive jazz collection. Now she's a superstar jazz singer. Who is she? A. Diana Krall Born November 16, 1964, Diana Krall's love of jazz is inherited from her father, Jim. When she was still in high school, Krall joined a jazz combo and began playing regularly in local restaurants. When she was 17 she won a Vancouver International Jazz Festival scholarship to study in Boston and later moved to Los Angeles to continue studying piano with Jimmy Rowles, who also launched her into singing. One of Krall's mentors was Rosemary Clooney. In 1990 she moved to New York where she met and later married (2003) rock star Elvis Costello. The couple has twin sons Dexter and Frank, born in 2006. Krall's warm contralto has won her a slew of awards, including Junos and Grammys, ...

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Have a crazy brilliant idea that needs funding?

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Have a crazy brilliant idea that needs funding? Awesome Foundation Sarnia awards one $1,000 microgrant every month. It couldn’t be simpler! Your idea is yours alone. We don’t want a stake in it. We just want to help you make it happen! The deadline to submit is May 24th for ‎the June Awesome Foundation grant. Please complete the application form on the website: CLICK HERE to APPLY NOW!!!

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The Show with David Burrows # 237

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Published on May 17, 2016 The Show with David Burrows #237 Opening Segment: 9-ball tournament at Rack & Roll Billiards​ recap. The Entertainment Scene: Local band 'Dressed To Kill' is donating to the Red Cross in support of Fort McMurray.The local Blues/Rock band is having their annual Blues cruise on the Duc d'Orleans II​ and will be donating a portion of ticket sales. Front man for the band Keil Simmons​ explains. www.dressedtokill.ca In The Community: The Inn of the Good Shepherd- Sarnia​ is preparing for 'Surf Inn Turf. An annual event with food, fun, prizes and local entertainment. Fundraising coodinator for the Inn, Erica Cote explains the event and it's importance to the community. www.theinnsarnia.ca Closing Segment: Indiefest​ news and update. Pistols at Noon​ to perfom at Eclipse - Catering / Bar & Grill​ A special red carpet event is planned for The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce​ Outstanding Business Achievement Awards at Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON.​

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Trivia Q & A # 20

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Trivia Q & A # 20

Q. Born in Montreal, Quebec, to Ukrainian immigrants under the last name of Kowalchyk, this vibrant woman was Canada's most successful female songwriter of the 80s, and won three consecutive Junos from 1985-1987 for best female vocalist. Although having a career spanning 30+ years, she never used her last name on any album titles, singles, or on concert flyers. What one-name moniker is this underrated Canadian singer known as? A. Luba (born Lubomyra Kowalchyk in 1958, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a Canadian musician, singer, songwriter and recording artist from Ukrainian descent. She was commercially active from 1980 to 1990, 2000 to 2001 and is active again from 2007 to present.[1] She was initially the vocalist for a band named Luba before signing as a solo artist under that name. She has released five full-length albums and two EPs as a solo artist. (Two albums were released as a member of a ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 236

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Published on May 11, 2016 Opening Segment: Several Sarnia First Friday​ events outside. Do it 4 Sarnia​ & Dan Edwards​ with Eric Ethridge​ working towards a $150,000 goal for Bluewater Health Foundation​ & Canadian Mental Health. The Entertainment Scene: The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce​ is getting ready for the 27th Outstanding Business Achievement awards​ at Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON.​ As part of the celebration, local entertainers SUIT UP Whiskey Rain​ will perform for the after party. Front man for the band Sean Robbins​, talks about the excitement that 'SUIT UP' is preparing for the night. www.sarnialambtonchamber.com & www.suitupband.com &www.imperialtheatre.net In The Community: It's the most wonderful time of year for cyclist enthusiasts. Several community events 'geared' towards cycling in Sarnia-Lambton are planned for the season. Anita Trusler from Bike Friendly Lambton​ talks about the many planned events for cyclists in the community. www.bikefriendlylambton.com Closing Segment: Victoria Playhouse Petrolia​ donates over $10,000 to support Fort McMurray. Local band 'Dressed ...

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LOCAL MYSTERY TOUR – Fun Fundraiser for Local...

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The Local Mystery Tour is an exciting new event that sees teams of four collecting and deciphering clues as they weave their way through the community in search of the final destination, the Prize Room! The event will take place over the course of several weeks, and the first clue will be released on June 6th. One clue will lead you to the next. All clues will be released via email & on Facebook. Teams can work at their own pace and even split up tasks. The purpose is to have fun and discover new places in their community. The Tour ends when each team finds the prize room. The first team to locate the prize room has their choice of prize. The last team to find the prize room gets what’s left J. Teams register and collect donations through the Local Mystery Tour website, and we are asking each team to ...

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Nine Inch Nails on ‘Great Deals Wall’

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Nine Inch Nails on ‘...

Nine Inch Nails now on the ever growing GREAT DEALS WALL.  Starting as low as $4.96 each  ~ PRETTY HATE MACHINE    ~ BROKEN (EP) ~ DOWNWARD SPIRAL  ~ THE FRAGILE ~ HESITATION MARKS  

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