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ECLECTIC CHRISTMAS FOR DEC....

Prose And Song For December’s Sarnia First Friday: John Gardiner and Karen Morand At The Cheeky Monkey by Brian Hay There’s times when the Cheeky Monkey seems tailored to showcase the fact that some of the most interesting things in … Continue reading

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TRIVIA Q & A # 48 –...

Q. How many verses did Leonard Cohen write for his song “Hallelujah”? A. Cohen started work on this song five years prior to recording it on his 1984 Various Positions album, by which time he had 80 verses to choose … Continue reading

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Trivia Q & A # 47 –...

Q. Which Beatles movie was nominated for Oscars? A. “A Hard Day’s Night” was the title song to The Beatles’ first movie, which was surprisingly good: it was nominated for two Oscars. At the time, a lot of movies were … Continue reading

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Trivia Q & A # 46 –...

Q. What Rolling Stones song was one of the first to be used in a major marketing campaign? A.”Start Me Up” – Microsoft paid $10 million to use this for their Windows ’95 advertising campaign. Although it became common practice … Continue reading

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Introduction to FLK Taoist Tai...

An Introduction to Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi® Arts … at the Sarnia Community of Christ Church, 1104 Leckie Drive on Monday Jan 6 at 11:00 am and Tuesday Jan 7 at 7:00pm. The first class will follow the … Continue reading

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Trivia Q & A # 45 –...

Q. What Julia Roberts movie was titled after a Roy Orbison song? A. PRETTY WOMAN – This was used in the 1990 movie of the same name starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. When the film was shot, its working … Continue reading

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PA Day Art for kids @ The...

PA Day Art, Ages 6 to 12, Friday, Nov. 22nd, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ‘Tis the Season, Cost: $44.00 The City of Sarnia in cooperation with The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts Registration: City of Sarnia, Parks & … Continue reading

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2019 Record Store Day BLACK...

IT’S COMING!!!! Record Store Day BLACK FRIDAY is on November 29 and yes we will be loading up on the exclusive releases. Keep in mind we do not take orders ahead of time for these items. That is partly because, … Continue reading

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Trivia Q & A # 44 –...

Q. What famous Canadian singer/poet inspired Bob Seger’s hit song “Beautiful Loser” A. This song is about people who set their goals so low, they never achieve anything. It is not about Seger personally. He told Creem magazine in a … Continue reading

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B.B. King on ‘Great...

.B. King, was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. King introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending and shimmering vibrato that influenced many later electric blues guitarists. King was inducted into the Rock and Roll … Continue reading

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