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Lambton Young Theatre Players AUDITIONS Jan. 2018

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Auditions! Drama Club! The Lambton Young Theatre Players are pleased to announce auditions for their winter production, MERLIN'S MIRROR, January 22nd through 24th, in Petrolia. Inspired by the legend of King Arthur, MERLIN'S M IRROR tells the story of Piper and Thomas, and a chance encounter with a mysterious old man that takes them on an unbelievable adventure to the magical kingdom of Camelot. Merlin's life is in peril, and the evil witch Morgause is becoming more powerful and dangerous. Merlin must be saved, or the world will forever be cloaked in darkness and despair. Piper and Thomas are the kindly wizard's only hope, and the only hope for their own future. Twenty- four roles will be cast for MERLIN'S MIRROR, and young actors and actresses between the ages of nine and eighteen years are invited to audition. Auditions are by appointment only, Jan. 22, 23 and 24 in Petrolia. Times and dates ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 323

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Funking Up the Jan. 2018 First Friday

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Funking Up the Jan. 2018 First...

Enduring one of the coldest First Friday's in a long time, fans of the local band REMINISCENCE filled Cheeky Monkey on January 5th. And they were not disappointed by them. Playing many familiar songs, the all instrumental band helped us keep warm with toe tapping tunes such as Stevie Wonder's 'Isn't She Lovely' and especially 'Superstition'. Another favourite was the Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars hit 'Uptown Funk'. Their playlist was perfectly suited for Reminiscence who rely on bass guitar, drums, keyboard, saxophone and trombone to jazz up their song selections. I had many listeners comment on how enjoyable it was to hear them, including music teacher and musician Al Weiss. He gave them high praise and encouraged them to reach even further to lift their performances to the next level he is sure they can attain. Hopefully, in the future, you will get chances to see and hear them again. With four of the ...

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Trivia Q & A # 2 – 2018

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TODAY IN MUSIC HISTORY... 1965 - TV show Hullaboloo first broadcast on NBC-TV 1969 - Led Zeppelin released their self-titled debut album Q. This Canadian TV actor starred in the well known series "Battlestar Galactica" as Commander Adama. What is his name? A.  Lorne Hyman Greene, (February 12, 1915 – September 11, 1987) was a Canadian actor, radio personality, and singer. His television roles include Ben Cartwright on the western Bonanza, and Commander Adama in the original science fiction television series Battlestar Galactica and Galactica 1980. He also worked on the Canadian television nature documentary series Lorne Greene's New Wilderness, and in television commercials. Greene was born Lyon Himan Green in Ottawa, Ontario, to Russian Jewish immigrants, Dora (née Grinovsky) and Daniel Green, a shoemaker.   In his biography, the author, his daughter Linda Greene Bennett, stated that it was not known when he began using "Lorne", nor when he added an "e" to Green.  Greene was the drama instructor at Camp Arowhon, a summer camp in Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada, where he developed his talents. Greene began acting while attending Queen's University in Kingston, where he acquired a knack ...

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Theatre Sarnia Jan. 2018 Auditions – Exit Laughing

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Auditions coming up this weekend for Theatre Sarnia's next play!

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The Show with David Burrows # 322 feat. Cheeky Monkey

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Trivia Q & A # 1 – 2018

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Q.  What is the name of the Canadian born actor best known as Perry Mason or Ironside? A.  Raymond William Stacy Burr was born May 21, 1917, in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.  His father, William Johnston Burr was a hardware salesman; his mother, Minerva Annette was a pianist and music teacher who was born in Chicago, Illinois.  When Burr was six, his parents divorced. Burr's mother moved to Vallejo, California, with him and his younger siblings, Geraldine and James. His father remained in New Westminster. Burr attended San Rafael Military Academy in San Rafael, California, for a while and graduated from Berkeley High School. In later years, Burr freely invented stories of a happy childhood. In 1986 he told journalist Jane Ardmore that when he was 12 years old his mother sent him to New Mexico for a year to work as a ranch hand. He was already his full adult height and rather large and "had fallen in with a group of college-aged kids who didn't realize ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 319

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The Show with David Burrows #319 Opening Segment: Sarnia Sting Updates! The Entertainment Scene: Apex Dance Industry is having a christmas open house at their 'NEW' dance studio. Owner and dance instructor Allyx Kayleigh Smith shares the details of the event. 2 LIVE shows will be performed and Santa Claus will be stopping by as well. In The Community: The Awesome Foundation Sarnia has once again awarded $1000 to another awesome idea. 'Kindergarten Yard Accessibility Enhancement' were this months winners. Amanda Knight, Tara Griffin and Laura Van Bunderen share their story and excitement about the school project. Closing Segment: Christmas Cash Calendars from The Inn of the Good Shepherd- Sarnia

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Look & See Call for Artist Entry @ JNAAG

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Look & See Call For Entry Submission Deadline: February 18, 2018 Lambton County artists interested in displaying their work are invited to make their submission to the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery on or before February 18, 2018. The Gallery's Look & See 2018 Call for Entry is open to all Lambton County artists including those who have never before shown in a formal exhibition. Artists will receive a curatorial studio visit and have their art considered for this 'Pop Up' exhibition at the JNAAG. Exhibition Dates: June 1-17, 2018 July 6-15, 2018

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Trivia Q & A # 49 – 2017

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Trivia Q & A # 49 –...

Q.  What popular Christmas movie does Tom Hanks do six voices in? A.  The Polar Express is a 2004 American 3D computer animated Christmas musical fantasy film based on the 1985 children's book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg, who served as one of the executive producers on the film. Written, produced, and directed by Robert Zemeckis, the film features human characters animated using live action motion capture animation. The film stars Daryl Sabara, Nona Gaye, Jimmy Bennett, and Eddie Deezen, with Tom Hanks in six distinct roles.  Tom Hanks  was the voice of the Hero Boy , the Hero Boy's father, the Conductor, the Hobo, Santa Claus, and the Narrator. The film also included a performance by Tinashe at age 9, who later gained exposure as a pop singer in 2010.  The film also marks Michael Jeter's last acting role before his death, and the film was thus dedicated to his memory. The locomotive featured in the film is an American 2-8-4 Berkshire type steam locomotive, with a cowcatcher, modeled after the Pere Marquette 1225, which ...

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