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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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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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The Show with David Burrows # 317

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Opening Segment: Celebration of Lights, Sarnia ON is now officially lit up! The Entertainment Scene: Our local libraries have many FREE programs to offer alll year round. Jeffrey Allan Beeler from the Sarnia Downtown Library shares the many different programs available to the public. Beeler also talks about an upcoming FREE movie event. The Santa Clause shows this Saturday December 2nd. More at www.lclibrary.ca In The Community: The Inn of the Good Shepherd- Sarnia need support all year round, but especially this time of year. Besides the ongoing need for food donations, The Inn supports several other programs as well. Adelle Richards from The Inn talks about their current fundraiser. Cash calendars are now on sale and make a great stocking stuffer! www.theinnsarnia.ca Closing Segment: Annual Christmas parade will also be broadcast live on The Video Show Network. Sarnia Sting return home to the Progressive Auto Sales Arena and also prepare for the Lambton Ford annual Teddy Bear ...

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ATTENTION LOCAL ARTISTS – message from Lawrence House

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Attention all members and friends of the Lawrence House Centre for the Arts (LHCA) The Floyd Gibson Juried Exhibition of art  will open First Friday, January 5, 2018, from 6 to 9 pm with the Mayors Awards being announced at 7 pm.  Jurors are Jane Hunter, Mary Groombridge and Mary Kilbreath. There shall be three cash awards ($250, $150 and $100) and two honourable mentions. Intake is 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, Dec. 30 or Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. NOTE: Only one piece of original art, (2D or 3D) which is ready to be installed, per artist.   Individual 2018 memberships available and will still be $20 including HST.  This year we offer a new category:family for $30.00. Please bring a one page bio to be put in our three hole punched book so that customers may read about you.  Exhibition runs through to Saturday, January 28, 2018. Looking forward to seeing your work. Lynne Brogden, on behalf of ...

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Trivia Q & A # 47 – 2017

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Q. The album "she" contained the singles "Tango" and "Black on Black", which were this artist's most successful singles. Her songs have been covered by Heart, Queensryche, Helix and Melissa Manchester. Name the artist. A. Dalbello (born 22 May 1959 as Lisa Dal Bello) is a Canadian recording artist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and voice actress. She released three albums in the pop and pop/rock genre in her late teens, from 1977 through 1981 under her full name. In 1984, she re-emerged as Dalbello, with an edgier brand of alternative rock. Signing with MCA Records out of L.A. when she was 17, Dalbello's self-titled debut album in 1977, produced by David Foster, won her a 1978 Juno Award for Most Promising Female Vocalist of the Year.  Despite her win, however, MCA dropped her from the label because the album's production had been too expensive. She formed her own label, Talisman Records, to release her second album Pretty Girls, and received her second Juno nomination in 1979 in the category of Female ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 316

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Nov 22, 2017 Opening Segment: It's shop local week. Be sure to tune in and listen to Blackburn Radio on K106.3FM - Great Classics & The Best New Rock, 99.9FM The Fox - Sarnia and CHOK for great local deals. The Entertainment Scene: It's The 4th Annual Rock and Roll Christmas Concert returning to Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON. David Chaulk and Andy Hardman give us some hints as to what we can expect fir this years show. In The Community: Videos games can be super fun. It's even better when they are used to raise money for local charity. Max Major from the www.playforcharity.com group is locking themselves in the Lambton Mall to raise money for St. Clair Child & Youth Services. Major also talks about how you can donate and have chance to win a cool game console from Nintendo. Closing Segment: Winter Wonderland - Holiday Market is coming up this Friday and Saturday at DeGroot's Nurseries More ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 315

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November 15, 2017 Opening Segment: Sarnia Sting Recap The Entertainment Scene: Old Country Classics and Dancing. Local musician Lise Michaud talks about an upcoming with LISE & KEN at Sarnia Moose Lodge 1046 - Loyal Order of Moose In The Community: Understanding The Teenage Brain - Lisa Clark, Health Promoter at Lambton Public Health invites the public to learn more about how the brain works for youth and people into their early 20's. A special guest speaker will talk at 2 sessions at the Lambton College Event Centre Closing Segment: Lambton College Men's Basketball Team will now be broadcast on The Video Show Network More local events and videos at www.tvsn.ca Visit out new TWITCH CHANNEL at www.twitch.tv/tvsnworld Shout out to Blackwater Coffee Company & Bluewater Power

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Gearing Up For RSD Black Friday 2017

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Wednesday, November 22 update - Was interviewed by Paul Morden of The Sarnia Observer today.  We very much appreciate him taking the time to talk with us and hope his camera survives taking our photos. Wednesday, November 15 update - Thanks to the Sarnia Journal for listing RSD Black Friday on their events paper.  We appreciate our local media for all the support they have given us over the decades of business we've had here in Sarnia.  CLICK HERE to view. Tuesday, November 7 update - Henderson Brewing Company of Toronto has confirmed they will be at Cheeky Monkey from 2:00 - 3:00 pm with FREE samples of their beer.  All that is needed is the special event license and it's a go!  So same time as you shop, you can listen to Dylan Menzie AND taste some beer. Tuesday, October 31 update - It's been confirmed... east coast musician Dylan Menzie will ...

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Trivia Q & A # 46 – 2017

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Trivia Q & A # 46 –...

Q. The Canadian pianist, Frank Mills, born June 27, 1942, had several successful instrumental numbers that made it to both the Canadian music charts and the U.S. Billboard charts. What was the title for his most famous piece of music? A. Music Box Dancer - He won a Juno in 1980 for his bouncy piano tune, "Peter Piper", but it was "Music Box Dancer" that not only out sold "Peter Piper", but also went higher on both the afore mentioned charts and stayed there longer. The internationally acclaimed Mills, would probably never have had "Music Box Dancer" recognized had his new record label not sent a copy of it by accident to pop-station CFRA-AM in Ottawa. After playing the A-side, the DJ couldn't understand why they had sent the record to his station, but decided to try playing the B-side which had "Music Box Dancer" on it. The rest is history. Frank ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 314

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TVSNworld Published on Nov 10, 2017 The Entertainment Scene: Christmas is upon us and that means the Nightingale Chorus is returning to Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON. 2 of the lead performers talk to us. Mya Perkins and John Reid explain the story and some of the magic that will take place on Dec. 6-9th. Tickets at www.imperialtheatre.net In The Community: It's a Winter Wonderland event at DeGroot's Nurseries. Kathy Pasztor Alexander of Bluewater Health Foundation shares the event of the weekend taking place on November 24 & 25. Also new this year is a kids talent contest. www.bwhf.ca Watch more videos at www.tvsn.ca

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