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POLARIS PRIZE EP GIVEAWAY UPDATE @ Cheeky Monkey

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POLARIS PRIZE EP GIVEAWAY...

AND THE WINNER IS... As reported on CBC Music... Jeremy Dutcher has won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize for his album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa. On Monday night, a grand jury of 11 Polaris voters convened at the Carlu in Toronto, Ont. to decide the winner of this year's big award, which is handed out every year to the best Canadian album of the year. Dutcher, a Wolastoqiyik member of the Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick, beat out nine other albums for the $50,000 grand prize, including Daniel Caesar's Freudian, U.S. Girls' In a Poem Unlimited and Alvvays' Antisocialites. He is the first east coast act to win the award in its 12 year history. "This is the greatest moment of my life!" he exclaimed onstage as he accepted the award, which was presented to him by last year's winner, Lido Pimienta. Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa uses 100-year-old wax cylinder recordings of traditional Wolastoq songs, a language that is ...

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What’s Going On at Judith & Norman Alix Art...

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What’s Going On at...

To register for the events below, please call 519-336-8127 ext. 3226 TNT: Try New Things Freestyle Prints September 19-20 | 4:00-6:00PM FREE | Suggested donation of $10/week Registration required | Spaces are limited Develop your creative skills, make new friends, and explore your community. This program, which is led by local artists, is filled with a variety of exciting new experiences that will allow youth to discover new passions. This weeks's activity: We're making prints in a way that is totally new to the JNAAG art studio in this session. Use layers of paint, drawing tools and found objects, just about anything to create experimental prints. To register, please call 519-336-8127 ext. 3226 In Conversation with John Kissick Thursday, September 20 | 7:00PM FREE | Registration required | Spaces are limited John Kissick returns to the JNAAG for an artist talk. Kissick will discuss his trajectory as an artist, the evolution of his paintings and inspirations behind his work. In addition to his ...

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Trivia 2018 # 38

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Trivia 2018 # 38

September 21 ~ 1968 - "All Along the Watchtower" was released by Jimi Hendrix. ~ 1974 - BTO released "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet." September 22 ~ 1972 - David Bowie began his first U.S. tour with the Spiders from Mars. ~ 2001 - A jury dismissed claims against Cher brought by an accountant who said that he lost his job and was harassed for alleging that there were labor violations during the construction of her Malibu mansion. September 23 ~ 1949 - Bruce Springsteen was born ~ 1952 - Hank Williams did his last recording session ~ 1956 - Micky Dolenz began his television career in NBC's "Circus Boy" series. He later became a member of the Monkees. September 24 ~ 1971 - Yes started their "Fragile Tour" in Devon, England. It was their first tour with Rick Wakeman ~ 1977 - "The Love Boat" debuted on ABC-TV. The theme song was sung by Jack Jones and ...

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>Nightingale Chorus Auditions 2018

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>Nightingale Chorus Auditions...

Looking for 2 children to play the leads...    

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Lawrence House Concerts & other fun activities…

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Lawrence House Concerts &...

Open Stage returns from summer vacation Monday September 10th in the Turret Room 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. and also on Monday, September 17th. Missy Burgess will be hosting and John Pilat returns as cohost.  They continue on the second and third Monday of every month starting at 7:00 Writer's Block A new program at Lawrence House. Beginning Sunday, September 30th, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and every last Sunday of the month songwriters (of all ages, new and old) are encouraged to come to the Turret Room (second floor) to share new songs. Each month the group will pick 3 new topics at random and are asked to prepare a song for the following month. This is an opportunity to force us all to keep writing and never give up. The host will be Missy Burgess. You do not need to own an instrument (there is a house guitar) or even play ...

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El Camino Super Charging September First Friday

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El Camino Super Charging...

El Camino Rocks the Cheeky Monkey: Sarnia’s First Friday Celebration, September 2018 by Brian Hay The addition of bassist Glen Perry and keyboard player Lise Jordan changes the face of this band immensely. That Glen provides an excellent rhythm partner for drummer Steve Bird is a factor of huge importance. They listen to each other closely, slide lock-step into whatever the other does with (seemingly) no effort and it spins off to the rest of the band. Guitarist Marvin Eskritt slides in with lead or rhythm parts according to the needs of the songs. Lise Jordan reinforces Glen’s bass lines and injects ornamentation in the same manner while lead singer and guitarist Scott Whyte doubles rhythm lines or weaves with lead passages delivered by Eskritt. All of it is very tasteful. More on that later … The area that shows the most obvious difference stems from Lise and Glen both being solid vocalists. Having ...

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Trivia 2018 # 37

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Trivia 2018 # 37

September 14 ~ 1974 - Eric Clapton's version of Bob Marley's 'I Shot The Sheriff' tops the charts ~ 1983 - Amy Winehouse was born September 15 ~ 1962 - The Four Seasons start a run of #1 hits with 'Sherry' September 16 ~ 1925 - BB King was born ~ 1964 - "Shindig!" premiered on ABC. The first show opened with Sam Cooke, The Everly Brothers, The Wellingtons, The Righteous Brothers, Bobby Sherman and Alan Sues. September 17 ~ 1923 - Hank Williams was born ~ 1931 - RCA Victor Records began demonstrations of the long-playing (LP), 33-1/3 RPM phonograph record. September 18 ~ 1951 - Dee Dee Ramone was born ~ 1970 - James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix died in his London apartment at the age of 27. The death was from an overdose of sleeping pills. September 19 ~ 1941 - Cass Elliot was born. Given name Ellen Naomi Cohen but known as Mama Cass was an American singer and actress, best known ...

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Sept 2018 – 519 Magazine now in…

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Sept 2018 – 519 Magazine...

THIS IS A FREE LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE COVERING THE 519 AREA. The September issue of 519 Magazine is now in at Cheeky Monkey. In this issue they feature Matt Webb of Marianas Trench who played the Imperial Theatre in Sarnia for a rare intimate gig tonight. There’s also features on Windsor pop-punk band Ignore The Evidence, Canadian icon Lawrence Gowan, ECM stars Loud Luxury who perform at CHMF in Windsor this month, Judas Priest’s Ian Hill takes on our 10 Questions, I Am King: The Michael Jackson Experience brings the king of pop to the Chrysler Theatre in Windsor, Degrassi star Dan Woods chats about Windsor ComiCon, Tyler Mane of Halloween looks back at wearing the Michael Myers mask, Arts Collective Theatre’s upcoming Hair 50th Anniversary show hits the spotlight, Post Productions is gearing up for the gritty and cutting Equus, Cardinal Music Productions brings out a Windsor favourite in Les Misérables ...

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>INTERNATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA musician Auditions 2018

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>INTERNATIONAL SYMPHONY...

The International Symphony Orchestra is currently inviting auditions from musicians in our bridged communities interested in being part of the orchestra’s 2018-2019 Season, A “Sound” Investment String players are strongly encouraged to come forward, however, there are some opportunities in the wind, brass, and percussion sections of the orchestra. The first rehearsal is scheduled for Tuesday, October 2nd, 7:30 p.m., in Room 60 of the Fine Arts Building, St. Clair County Community College, 323 Erie Street, Port Huron. The International Symphony Orchestra is currently preparing for its Sixty-First Season of high-quality performances, taking place in both Lambton and St. Clair counties. This year the orchestra will again present a total of twelve Series concerts - embracing a wide range of musical genres, including: masterworks; light classics; sacred; oratorio; Celtic; family friendly, and pops. An exciting line-up of special guest artists and vibrant repertoire have been selected for diverse ...

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International Symphony Singers AUDITIONS 2018

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International Symphony Singers...

International Symphony Singers Welcome New Voices The International Symphony Singers under the direction of Dr. David Troiano, will begin preparation for another outstanding season of song, starting Monday, October 1st, 7:30 p.m. in St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Sarnia. New voices are encouraged to come out and take part in this fine chorus, which performs several times each season with the International Symphony Orchestra. Sopranos and tenors are most needed, but all voicings are welcome. Rehearsals alternate between St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Sarnia, and St. Clair County Community College in Port Huron, MI. During the ISO’s 2018/2019 Season – A “Sound” Investment, the ensemble will be featured in varied repertoire, ...

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