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JIM CHEVALIER – Start All Over Again video

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JIM CHEVALIER – Start...

Watch for announcement of new CD from Jim Chevalier with this song included on it and featuring many of Sarnia's finest musicians with him... Also watch for THE JIM CHEVALIER RECORDING PROJECT - a project covering the history of Jim's musical journey.

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THE SHOW w. David Burrows Eps. 49 feat. MMA fighters

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THE SHOW w. David Burrows Eps....

It's all MMA! Promoter Woodrow James gives an update and exclusive announcements about The Score Fighting Series coming to Sarnia, Oct. 19th at the RBC Centre Sarnia. EXCLUSIVE interviews with MMA fighters Joel Paquette and John "The HAGGIS BASHER" Fraser! Also upcoming events & An announcement about a special celebrity guest coming to "The Show" Stay TUBED! www.davidburrows.ws www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca www.scorefighting.com www.rbccentresarnia.com

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October 2012 First Friday – Perfect Autumn Night

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October 2012 First Friday &...

Some may not consider a windy, rainy October night perfect but add in Erika and Sara performing at Cheeky Monkey and it's like the sunshine is all around you.  With their smiling faces, sweet voices accompanied by skillful acoustic guitar and occasional harmonica, they can turn the gloomiest day around for even the casual listener. This was not their first time playing at Cheeky Monkey, but it was the first time to playing here during a First Friday.  With each playing here, they add another aspect to the performance.  This time they added more harmonies, more harmonica and rather then just Sara playing guitar, they both played.  Proving these duo is evolving in the best kind of way. The October First Friday was  also the big opening night for the new Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery.  Knowing this, we were very uncertain as to how many people would make it to our end of the ...

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First Impressions of Alix Art Gallery

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First Impressions of Alix Art...

Wednesday October 3, 2012 Roland and I had the pleasure of being two of the many downtown merchants and First Friday participants invited to a "sneak peek" at the new Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery. I should state for the record, the opinions given here are mine and mine alone. From talking to customers in the store and reading on-line blogs, I realize not everyone is excited by the new gallery. My view on that is that we (citizens of Sarnia) own some amazing pieces of art that deserve to be seen by everyone. For those not familiar with how we got this art collection, let me give you the thumbnail version of the Gallery's history. During WWI, yes World War I, a group of women raised money to help the war effort. When the war was over, they had money left and formed the Sarnia Women's Conservation Art Association (SWCAA). ...

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The Show with David Burrows Eps. 48 feat. Local Talent Event...

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The Show with David Burrows...

Footage from The Imperial Theatre with Jim Chevalier, Soul Patch & Scott Manery & The Barnburners, A special interview with local fans! Do you believe in GHOSTS. Find out more as we talk about "The Ghost's of Sarnia" The latest music video from "The Jim Chevalier Recording Project" Start All Over Again! RING GIRLS wanted for The Score Fighting Series coming to Sarnia at the RBC Centre! The Cheeky Monkey weekend update & more! Special Mentions to: Ian Alexander, Adam Miner & more! Subscribe to THE SHOW's  NEW email newsletter by going to... http://www.davidburrows.ws/ STAY TUBED! www.davidburrows.ws www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca www.ghostsofsarnia.com www.rbccentresarnia.com www.scorefighting.com www.thelazyduck.com

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AWESOME LOCAL TALENT SHOW @ IMPERIAL

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AWESOME LOCAL TALENT SHOW @...

The phase "a good time was had by all" has never been so appropriate as when talking about the Local Talent Showcase we sponsored at the Imperial Theatre Friday September 28th. The last minute Master of Ceremonies for the evening was David Burrows of THE SHOW and karaoke fame. He manged to catch Roland & I off guard by asking us to come up on the stage. Having NEVER been in front of a microphone before in my life, I nervously let everyone know they were in for a great night. David was much more comfortable on stage and did a fabulous job of introducing the acts. The night of music started with a too short set of acoustic songs from Jim Chevalier. Between the songs we heard the stories that inspired the lyrics. Jim's songs come straight from the heart and are very personal, yet everyone can relate to them. His ...

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THE SHOW w David Burrows Eps. 47 feat WHEN SYSTEMS COLLIDE

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THE SHOW w David Burrows Eps....

A fun 2 part interview with local group "When Systems Collide" Also an interview with "Floyd Factor" Canada's premiere tribute to "Pink Floyd" A chance to win a pair of tix to see Jim Chevalier, Soul Patch & Scott Manery & The Barburners LIVE at The Imperial Theatre Sarnia on Sept 28th More about The Score Fighting Series coming to The RBC Centre Sarnia October 19th. And of course the Cheeky Monkey weekend update! Stay TUBED! www.davidburrows.ws

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World Art Games Sarnia Connection

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World Art Games Sarnia...

World Art Games - the Olympics of artists!  Who knew such a thing existed.  We sure didn't until recently when Valerie MacGregor-Rempel stopped into the store looking for a non-traditional version of 'Oh Canada' anthem.  She needed it to bring with her to Turkey for the international conference leading up to WAG.  Valerie has been chosen to head the National Committee representing Canada for this exciting  world event. Sadly, we did not have a suitable version in stock BUT we had her listen on line to our favourite version of Oh Canada by the band Daylight for Deadeyes (who have played in-store and are regulars at Paddy Flaherty's).  Valerie loved it and felt it was PERFECT.  It does not appear on any of their CD's (which we do have in stock), so I fired off an email to Chris Gormley of the band, who replied almost immediately that he was happy ...

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DANNY MICHEL – BLACK BIRDS ARE DANCING OVER ME

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DANNY MICHEL – BLACK...

Black Birds Are Dancing Over Me is Danny Michel’s 10th album, and first on a label in almost five years. The lyrically poignant, Juno nominated singer-songwriter‟s new album is a gem, and brings Michel and his committed audience to Six Shooter Records. Black Birds Are Dancing Over Me dives into the waves of Belize‟s musical deep, featuring Mayan guitar, turtle shells, donkey jaw-bone and traditional Garifuna segunda and primero drums. Michel cultivates lush rhythms and sounds as the perfect backdrop for his buoyantly eloquent songwriting style. To make the record, Danny relocated from Ontario to the foot of the Xunantunich Mayan ruins in Benque Viejo del Carmen to work with pioneering producer Ivan Duran at Stonetree Records, a label/studio that has been instrumental in bringing the Belizean sound to the world. There he teamed up with members of the Garifuna Collective to form The Benque Players. The album came together unlike any ...

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THE SHOW w. David Burrows Eps. 46 feat. SOUL PATCH

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THE SHOW w. David Burrows Eps....

An EXCLUSIVE 2 part interview with local musicians "SOUL PATCH" talk to us about their music and upcoming perfromance at The Imperial Theatre with Jim Chevalier, along with Scott Manery & The Barnburners Sept 28th Special Mentions to Tim McGraw Tribute by Allen Scott Floyd Factor at The Stubborn Mule PowerHouse at Lizards Bar Before The Damned Kevin Thorne AMAZING CD Compilation & more Of course as always the Cheeky Monkey weekend update! Stay TUBED! www.davidburrows.ws

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