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CBC Music Cross Canada SEARCHLIGHT 2016 For Muisicians

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CBC Music Cross Canada...

CBC Music's cross-Canada search for the best up and coming musicians is back, and this time it's bigger and better than ever.  -- As posted on Musicians from coast to coast to coast will compete for the $50,000 grand prize, which includes $20,000 worth of equipment fromYamaha Canada, a performance slot at the 2016 Festival in Toronto, and a Career Booster package from Canadian Musician magazine, including a studio session, mentorship, album production/distribution and more (valued at $25,000). Winners will also be featured on CBC Radio's q. There's also $5,000 in audience prizes up for grabs from Yamaha Canada, just for watching and voting. We’re doing things differently this year, the biggest twist being that the top 4 finalists will vie for the grand prize on a prime-time televised broadcast on CBC TV, competing in front of a live audience and our celebrity judging panel. Musicians will also get the chance ...



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With the popularity of vinyl records on the increase, it's important to educate new converts to the format of the proper care and handling of their records. Records require a lot of special handling to insure that they last and stay in good condition. The following is a place to start. Hopefully as a record collector you want to keep your records in the best possible condition as possible. In order to do so, there are a few essential things to keep in mind. Cleaning the Vinyl It is very important to keep the vinyl record itself clean. Due to the vinyl record's tendency to easily build up static electrical charges, it becomes a virtual magnet for dust. It is recommended that you buy a brush for your records and use it on them every time before you play them and before you put them back in their covers to ensure they're not being ...


The Show With David Burrows # 224

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The Show With David Burrows #...

Published on Feb 16, 2022 Episode #224 Opening Segment: Canada celebrates the 51st year of it's flag. The Entertainment Scene: The 22nd annual OVNEA 8-ball championships are coming to Sarnia for its 2nd year in a row. Local charter owner and pool player Elio D'Andrea talks about the event what it brings to our community.D'Andrea also shares some of his personal achievements and his passion for the sport. In The Community: February 20th is National Kindness Day. Dana Piggott of the Sarnia Kinsmen, is inviting the community to join them at the local No Frills on Exmouth St. Piggott also talks about the efforts of the Sarnia Kinsmen club in our community, and how it is welcoming new members to join. Apps with Mark Russell: Need help with some bad habits. Mark Russell may have the answer for you. Closing Segment: Captain Kidd Days announces Friday night music line-up Local events and more.


Trivia Q & A # 7 - 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 7 –...

Q. In mid-1977, a band from Halifax, Nova Scotia, was booked to do a charity gig at the El Mocambo Club in Toronto. The co-headliner was The Cockroaches, a very famous band using a pseudonym  in hopes of minimize the riotous fanfare.  Who was the popular Canadian band that 'headlined' the show and who were The Cockroaches really? (Oooo what a night it must have been!) A. April Wine was the Halifax band. The Cockroaches were The Rolling Stones. April Wine's performance was captured and released as the album Live at the El Mocambo. The band got its first chance at touring the U.S. following the El Mocambo gig, first opening for The Rolling Stones, then for various popular headliners, including Styx and fellow Canadian band Rush. It all began in Nova Scotia late in 1969. The Henman brothers, David and Ritchie, got together with their cousin Jim Henman and fellow musician Myles ...


Annual Sarnia Spelling Bee

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Annual Sarnia Spelling Bee


the Show with David Burrows # 223

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the Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Feb 9, 2022 Opening Segment: A fun day at Marcin Bowl. A trip to the Palace of Auburn Hills. The Entertainment Scene: The return of T. Cass. After taking a 3 year break from performing and creating his own rhymes and music in the hip-hop world, T. Cass is back with a new music video. Recently performing at The Station Music Hall with his brother Michael Cassidy, T. Cass talks about what inspired him to return to the hip-hop music scene. In The Community: The Huron House Boys Home is an important part of our community. Executive Director for HHBH shares the importance of the organization and the different events held every year. Don also shares his gratitude to be part of such a giving community. Apps with Mark Russell: Dog lover's will love this app. Closing segment: The Video Show Network is now 'LIVE' 24/7 Mobile marketing for business.


Reaching Out: Youth Mental Wellness Conference/Workshop @S...

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St. Clair Child & Youth Services is pleased to be one of the community partners for this initiative, planned for youth mental wellness.


Trivia Q & A # 6 - 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 6 –...

Q. Which Canadian female artist had great success with her songs, "Insensitive", and "Could I Be Your Girl", both written in 1994? A.Jann Arden, whose full birth name is Jann Arden Anne Richards. The songs both came from her second album, "Living Under June". Both tunes went to number one on the Canadian adult contemporary charts in 1994. "Insensitive" represents her biggest success internationally and it hit the number twelve position in 1994 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The song also gained notoriety when it was included on the soundtrack of Christian Slater's 1996 film, "Bed of Roses". Jann's newest CD 'A Jann Arden Christmas' is nominated for Adult Contemporary Album of the Year 2016.


Ta-WANG! and So Delicious! March 2016 First Friday review

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Scott Manery and the Barn Burners: Live at the Cheeky Monkey for Sarnia's First Friday, February 6, 2022 by Brian Hay This article can't have a serious title because the guy the band is named after doesn't take himself seriously. The musical end of things is a serious business for him though. Nobody holds down their part in a band or plays with the level of finesse and sense of effortlessness Scott Manery projected without having spent a lifetime honing skills past the point where most would start wondering why or whether it even mattered. But the fun was there because, in Scott's words, those sounds were "just about the coolest thing he'd ever heard". When they started coming off his fingertips his smiles would have made the one on cats that got the canaries look like the expressions of depressed felines. He really does have that much fun making music. But the ...


Africian Quilted Bags NOW available @ Cheeky Monkey

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Africian Quilted Bags NOW...

FEBRUARY 5, 2022 - Happy to say, the response for bags is so good, that now a second village group has been recruited to help amp up the supply to fill the demand.  Also, another sewing machine as been purchased.  Still a foot powered model  - that sadly is in need of repairs and parts.  Hopefully it will be up and running very soon. Another story was done on Pat McGill and the bags in the Sarnia This Week newspaper.  He has done several speaking engagements lately.  It was at one of these at Central United Church as part of their Forum series that Pat was interviewed by Carl Hnatyshyn.  CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE. NOVEMBER 4, 2021 UPDATE.  Excerpt of email  from PAT McGILL... First I want to thank every one of you who have helped bring this project to life. As one of the people I am working with said, ...