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RAMOMES -1st 2016 ADDITION TO ‘GREAT DEALS’ WALL

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THE RAMONES  -CD & DVD starting as low as $5.97.   Cheeky Monkey's first new addition to the GREAT DEALS WALL - located to the left of the magazine rack as you walk in the store.  While checking out the Ramones, take a look at what else is on the wall - while the supplies last at these great prices.

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Trivia Q & A # 2 – 2016

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Q. Back to June 1957: John Diefenbaker is elected Canada's thirteenth prime minister. Diefenbaker was in his sixties, singer and song writer Paul Anka was nearing his sixteenth birthday. He was too young to vote but old enough to chart: in August he had his first Canadian, U.S., British & Australian number one. Can you tell me the song? A. Diana Anka was born in Ottawa of Syrian and Lebanese parents. He released his first single in 1956 and had his breakthrough with "Diana". "Diana" was the first British number one single by a Canadian artist. Anka stated that it was inspired by a girl at his church whom he hardly knew. He went on to have a further string of hits and wrote some for other people, like "She's a Lady" for Tom Jones and the translation of "Comme d'habitude" - "My Way"- Frank Sinatra's famous trade mark. Anka was introduced into ...

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FIRST FIRST FRIDAY OF 2016 WITH BIG HIGHWAY

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FIRST FIRST FRIDAY OF 2016...

The first First Friday of January was anything but typical.  The fact it was technically held on the second Friday of the month due to the statutory holiday of New Years Day being the first unusual circumstance.  The second was the weather.  Higher than normal temperatures with rain made for a soggy evening.  Despite those factors,  those that did come to Sarnia's downtown and into Cheeky Monkey found it very much worth the effort thanks to local band Big Highway. The four piece band featuring James McNaule on rhythm guitar and lead vocals, Andrew Germain on lead guitar, Dave Johnston on bass and Ric Brown on drums have a knack for picking the perfect playlist for their vast abilities. Big Highway's love for Can Con (Canadian content) is self evident.  James has the perfect timber and edginess to pull off songs by Tragically Hip with ease.  They did several Wide Mouth Mason ...

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BLACKSTAR – DAVID BOWIE

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BLACKSTAR – DAVID BOWIE

★ (pronounced “Blackstar”) is David Bowie’s 28th studio album and his first since stunning the world in 2013 with the critically acclaimed ‘The Next Day’. The release date for ★ coincides with David’s birthday, January 8th. The album’s title track is the first single, and is accompanied by a short film visual by the acclaimed director Johan Renck. Music from the ★ single has been featured in the opening title credits and trailers for the new TV series The Last Panthers. The series, also directed by Johan Renck, began airing across Europe in late-October, 2015, and will premiere in the U.S. on SundanceTV in Spring, 2016. The short-film video for ★ premiered on CBCMusic.ca on November 19th and has been viewed over 3 million times on VEVO/YouTube.

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THE AVETT BROTHERS – LIVE VOL. 4

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Continuing the tradition of official concert releases, this live album captures last year’s sold out New Year’s Eve concert in Raleigh, NC at PNC Arena. It will be released on a CD/DVD combo, as well as a special edition vinyl (available early 2016). The live album contains two new songs; “Satan Pulls The Strings,” & “Rejects in the Attic”. Earlier this year, the band supported The Rolling Stones when the Zip Code Tour came through Raleigh. They also embarked on a massive summer tour.

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SOULSAVERS – KUBRICK

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SOULSAVERS – KUBRICK

Soulsavers will release their new album ‘Kubrick’ through San Quentin on 4th December. Self-produced and recorded at various studios around the world,including Sunset Sound, Real World and Air Studios, the album will be available on vinyl, CD and as a download. ‘Kubrick’ follows the release this month of a second collaboration with Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan. Entitled ‘Angels & Ghosts, the album is released through Columbia Records on 23rd October. “Like a lot of people, I have phases of obsession, whether it’s about albums, musicians or film directors”, admits the quietly laconic Rich Machin, one half, alongside Ian Glover, of esteemed production duo and orchestral rock combo Soulsavers. “A while ago, I quite casually started revisiting some of Stanley Kubrick’s films, and pretty soon I was watching them all. I found myself really relishing Kubrick’s amazing attention to detail and how each film had it’s own completely unique mood. I’d wanted to make an instrumental record for ages… I found I could ...

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STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTOM – SOUNDTRACK

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As the essential companion piece to the Home Video release of the film Straight Outta Compton, Universal Music Group International will release Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture (OST). This new collection is the official soundtrack for the highly successful and critically acclaimed N.W.A biopic featuring key cuts from the film including “Quiet On Tha Set,” “Gangsta Gangsta,” “Express Yourself” and the explosive title track. It also features legendary solo tracks including Eazy‐E’s “We Want Eazy,” Ice Cube’s “The N**** Ya Love To Hate,” Dr. Dre’s “Nuthin’ But A ‘G’ Thang” featuring Snoop Dogg, as well as classic cuts by funk and soul legends Parliament, Funkadelic, Steve Arrington's Hall of Fame, and Roy Ayers Ubiquity. In addition, Straight Outta Compton: Original Motion Picture Score will be released separately featuring music composed and conducted for the film by Joseph Trapanese, and produced by Bryan Lawson and Joseph Trapanese.

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RHINO TO “START YOUR EAR OFF RIGHT” WITH EXCLUSIVE NEW...

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RHINO TO “START YOUR EAR OFF...

RHINO TO “START YOUR EAR OFF RIGHT” WITH EXCLUSIVE NEW RELEASES Exclusive Releases Available From The Replacements, Velvet Underground, Devo, Grateful Dead, The Monkees, Blue Man Group, The Cars, Cibo Matto, And More! TORONTO – January has long been a barren wasteland in the world of new music releases. With most acts rushing to get albums out before the holidays, the first month of the year has far too often been an afterthought to record labels. Rhino changes all that in 2016 with their first ever “Start Your Ear Off Right” campaign. On Tuesday, January 22nd, Rhino will release 15 titles from some of the most revered acts in music including The Replacements, Velvet Underground, Devo, Grateful Dead, many of them limited editions. These will be available only at participating brick and mortar retail outlets.

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WORKSHOP – Drawing in the Galleries @ JNAAG

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Drawing in the Galleries - January 30 - 9-11 a.m. Learn about the art in the galleries through drawing, looking, and conversation. Gallery staff and drawing instructors will provide casual guidance, support and encouragement to help participants develop observational and technical skills. Materials are provided. All skill levels are welcome. FREE - Give What You Can

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FAMILY SUNDAY @ JNAAG – Folded Houses

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Family Sunday: Folded Houses with Genevieve Burton Featured Artwork: Lawren Stewart Harris, Morning (c. 1921) Create your very own double- perspective house! FREE and open to all ages!

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