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G-EAZY – THE BEAUTIFUL & THE DAMNED

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G-EAZY – THE BEAUTIFUL &...

Multi-platinum rapper and producer G-Eazy announced the date of his highly anticipated 4th studio album, The Beautiful & Damned will be released on December 15th via BPG/RVG/RCA Records. The highly personal 20 track double album features special guests including Halsey, Cardi B, A$AP Rocky, Kehlani, E-40, Charlie Puth, Anna of The North and more. Also includes G-Eazy’s smash hit single, “No Limit” ft. A$AP Rocky and Cardi B as well as a new track, “The Plan”. "No Limit” ft. A$AP Rocky and Cardi B is currently blowing up the charts and received rave reviews upon release. The track has been streamed over 50 million times on Spotify world wide. This is the follow up to his blockbuster platinum album When It’s Dark Out, which has been streamed nearly 1 billion times. The album spawned the smash hit single, “Me Myself & I” which features Bebe Rexha and is 4X platinum in the US and Canada, sold over 5 million downloads worldwide and was the 9th ...

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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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BJORK – UTOPIA

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BJORK – UTOPIA

i am so overwhelmingly humble while announcing my album utopia is coming out.  i can´t wait for you to hear it . this is the cover made by the warm extraordinary talented jesse kanda and was assisted by me , james merry and hungry . thank you for telepathically getting me !! over the moon and jupiter gratitudes to magical arca for making the music of this album with me : what a profound and nourishing trip this has been !!! thousandfold appreciation and headbowing . hope you like it , warmth , björk

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COLLECTIVE SOUL – LIVE

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COLLECTIVE SOUL – LIVE

After landing a total of ten #1 hits, moving over 20 million records worldwide, and selling out shows everywhere with a stage, Collective Soul—Ed Roland [vocals, guitars, keyboards], Dean Roland [guitars], Will Turpin [bass], Jesse Triplett [guitars], and Johnny Rabb [drums]—staunchly and proudly remain a rock ‘n’ roll band through and through. Nowhere is that reassuring fact more apparent than on the first proper live album of the group’s 25-year career, LIVE. Fittingly, they introduce the collection with a live piano rendition of their biggest hit 1993’s “Shine”—which would be crowned #1 Album Rock Song of 1994, win a Billboard award for “Top Rock Track,” land on VH1’s “100 Greatest Songs of the ‘90s,” and notch Dolly Parton a GRAMMY® Award for “Best Vocal Performance” on her 2001 cover. Preserving the soulful spark that established them as the “Southern Gentlemen of the Alternative Rock Scene,” Collective Soul build upon a formidable ...

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LUKE BRYAN – WHAT MAKES YOU COUNTRY

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LUKE BRYAN – WHAT MAKES...

Luke is a two‐time Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year, a five‐time host of the ACM Awards and the 2017 Super Bowl LI national anthem performer. He has garnered 18 No. 1 singles, sold over 10 million albums and more than 40 million tracks with three Billion music streams, and has performed for millions of fans on tour. American Idol Judge (alongside Lionel Richie and Katy Perry) 4x Entertainer of the Year 2017 Super Bowl LI National Anthem Performer 4 consecutive years as the most‐streamed country artist 18 #1 radio singles 10 million albums sold Performed for 5 million fans on tour over the last 3 years Only artist in Billboard Country Airplay chart history to garner 6 #1 singles from an album (Kill The Lights) Currently headlining the “Huntin’ Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day Tour”

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JIM JAMES – TRIBUTE TO 2

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JIM JAMES – TRIBUTE TO 2

John Lennon once said he didn’t believe that musicians created emotions in their listeners. Rather, he believed that an artist’s role is to bring feelings to the surface that already live deep within us. Thus, while all human beings are connected to one another in some way, there is a special bond we feel with the artists that help us shine a light within our own core. Jim James (from My Morning Jacket) has completed a solo tribute album covering a host of artists including Elvis Presley, The Beach Boys, Emerson, Lake & Palmer and Ella Fitzgerald and many more. ‘Tribute To 2’ is his third solo album and the follow up to 2016’s ‘Eternally Even’. “James adds a new trick to his ever-expanding repertoire: transforming the boundless possibilities of solo creativity into a cohesive one-man show” – Pitchfork “the My Morning Jacket mainman renders his change gospel with conversational grace, Bill Withers warmth, Sly Stone optimism and Neil ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 318

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Opening Segment: Over 4000 Teddy Bears collected at the annual Sarnia Sting Teddy Bear Toss. The Entertainment Scene: The Classic 'A Christmas Story' is being brought to the stage as a musical. Director Ron Pask talks about the classic story and the fun that is coming to the stage at Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON. In The Community: The Deker Bauer Foundation For Suicide Prevention is having a Montreal Canadiens Alumni hockey game in march. Founder Teresa Ingles talks to us about the upcoming event and what hockey fans can expect! Closing Segment: Kombat Fight League is bringing Kickboxing to THE STATION MUSIC HALL

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December 2017 First Friday Ripping Up with Cordcalling

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December 2017 First Friday...

London ON  Cordcalling consisting of husband and wife duo Denise on drums and Brian of guitar, were our in-store entertainment for the evening of the December 1, 2017 First Friday.  Doing several interesting cover songs with their own distinctive growl and roar to them, along with originals, many customers compared them to The White Stripes, especially as they were doing a White Stripes song.  Some of the other covers they did were U2 'Streets With No Name' where Denise's vocals very much reminded us of Patti Smith and a version of The Beatles 'I Want To Hold Your Hand' that had an urgency and abruptness to it that made it distinctly their own. Along with these and other covers, they performed many originals from their most recent album release called 'We Are Still' . A quote by  Jason Schnieder of the Kitchener Record newspaper describes them very well. This husband-and-wife rock duo is ...

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Trivia Q & A # 48 – 2017

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Trivia Q & A # 48 –...

Q. What Canadian cities were used for  filming the perennial holiday favourite movie (at least at our house), 'A Christmas Story'? A.  Director Bob Clark reportedly sent scouts to twenty cities before selecting Cleveland for exterior filming. Cleveland was chosen because of Higbee's Department Store in downtown Cleveland.  Until they connected with Higbee's, location scouts had been unsuccessful in finding a department store that was willing to be part of the film. Higbee's vice president Bruce Campbell agreed to take part in the project on the condition he be allowed to edit the script for cursing. Ultimately, Higbee's was the stage for three scenes in the film. In addition to the scenes involving Higbee's, the exterior shots (and select interior shots where Ralphie lived, including the opening of the leg lamp) of the house and neighborhood, were filmed in the Tremont section of Cleveland's West Side. The house used as the Parker home in these scenes has been restored, reconfigured inside to ...

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