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Trivia Q & A # 36 – 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 36 –...

Q. In 1996, one Canadian artist swept the Grammys, winning Album of the Year, Best Female Rock Vocal Performance, Best Rock Song, and Best Rock Album. Who was she? A. Alanis Morisette for the album Jagged Little Pill The third studio album and international debut album by Canadian singer Alanis Morissette, first released on June 13, 1995, through Maverick Records. Morissette had released two successful albums in Canada, after which she left MCA Records Canada and was introduced to manager Scott Welch. Morissette began work on her next album after moving from her hometown, Ottawa, to Toronto; she did not make much progress until she traveled to Los Angeles, where she met Glen Ballard. Morissette and Ballard had an instant connection, and began co-writing and experimenting with sounds. The experimentation resulted in an alternative rock album that took influence from post-grunge and pop rock, and featured guitars, keyboards, drum machines, and harmonica. The ...

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Tasty Layers of Entertainment for Sept. 2016 First Friday

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Tasty Layers of Entertainment...

From D Wayne to Flatheads with a dash of colourful art and a pinch of Rock of Ages musical thrown in, the September 2, 2016 First Friday was a tasty blend of entertainment. The newest art exhibit and sale titled "The Onset" by Bill Walters once again showcases his talent for capturing the beauty that is all around us in the great outdoors. Whether it be a close study of a phlox plant in full bloom or a downriver oil refinery, Bill manages to find the stately elegance of the subject matter. His use of colour is impressive in that it is vibrant and understated at the same time. All that is mastered while sitting outside in the elements and creating his pieces quickly before his "model" changes. On top of his works being pleasing to the eye, they are pleasing to the wallet too. Every piece is very reasonable priced making ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 252

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Aug 30, 2016 Opening Segment: Interview with Gold Medalist Derek Drouin Bluewater Boxing Club fighters The Entertainment Scene: It's the 4th year for Festival of Good Things, Organizer, Chris Lewis shares what the festival is all about and the lineup of entertainment for the weekend. . In The Community: The Inn of the Good Shepherd- Sarnia needs help all year. Back to school can be stressful for many local families. Myels Vanni talks about a special back to school program supported by Noelle's Gift. Vanni also announces a new partnership with Sarnia Rib Fest Closing Segment: Entertainment announcements for Sarnia Ribfest.

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Auditions Fall 2016 – International Symphony Singers

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Auditions Fall 2016 –...

International Symphony Singers Welcome New Voices The International Symphony Singers under the direction of Dr. David Troiano, will begin preparation for another outstanding season of song, starting Monday, September 26th, 7:30 p.m. in St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Sarnia. New voices are encouraged to come out and take part in this fine chorus which performs several times each season with the International Symphony Orchestra. Sopranos and tenors are most needed, but all placings are welcome. Rehearsals alternate between St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Sarnia, and St. Clair County Community College in Port Huron, MI. During 2016/2017 Season, “Music of the Spheres”, the ensemble will be heard in works including: Handel’s THE MESSIAH; the première of FANTASIA by Canadian composer Ronald Royer; Schubert’s grand masterpiece, MIRIAM’S SONG OF TRIUMPH, which will feature internationally acclaimed soprano, Emily Douglass; plus several other audience-pleasing choral selections. Auditions will be heard starting at 6:30 p.m. on the 26th of September. For ...

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~ NIGHTINGALE CHOIR AUDITIONS 2016

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~ NIGHTINGALE CHOIR AUDITIONS...

For more details on audition, rehearsal and show times  CLICK HERE

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Trivia Q & A # 35 – 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 35 –...

Q.  What famous Canadian musician has a theatre named after him in Winnipeg? A.  Burton Cummings Originally known as the Walker Theatre, The Burton Cummings Theatre for Performing Arts (“The Burt”) was constructed in 1906-07. The theatre was built for a new style of professional-level entertainment and it brought ballets, operas, and Broadway-style shows to Winnipeg. The theatre was converted into the Odeon Cinema in 1945 and served as Winnipeg’s most popular single-screen movie theatre. Original Odeon logos and artwork are still visible on the building. In 1991 it was reopened as a venue for live performances, and was designated a National Historic Site of Canada as well as a Provincial Heritage Site. In 2002, the theatre was renamed after Burton Cummings, Winnipeg-born performer, and former lead singer of the Guess Who.

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The Show with David Burrows # 251

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Aug 24, 2016 Opening Segment: That Night In Sarnia​ an overwhelming success. The Entertainment Scene: Hockey is here. The Sarnia Sting​ are gearing up for another season. Dach Hiller​ talks about special events leading up to the home opener on Sept. 21. Dach also talks about the updated team and strategies for the season. Also special mentions of a partnership with Sarnia Sting and The Video Show Network​. In The Community: So you think you can dance. Eve Morgan​ introduces the next cast for Dancing with the stars. An annual event to support Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton​. Eve​ also talks about the importance of the event to our community. Stephanie Chaves​ assures everyone that it will be FUN! Matt Sampaio​ is very afraid!! LOL! Closing Segment: Canada In A Day​ A special event to share your personal Canadian story. A farewell to Mark Russell​. We will miss his informative and witty, weekly episodes. Thank you Mark! More videos ...

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ON THE ‘GREAT DEALS’ RED SPIN RACK…

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ON THE ‘GREAT DEALS&...

August 24, 2016  Here are a few of the newest additions to the GREAT DEALS red spin rack located beside the front counter.  All priced at just $9.96 - while supplies last.

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Dressed to Kill: Blues Duc Criuise Review

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Dressed to Kill: Blues Duc...

Dressed To Kill: 3RD Annual Duc d’Orleans II Cruise Displayed The Humane Aspect Inherent In Live Performance Beautifully Sunday August 21, 2016 by Brian Hay The Cruise Rocked! And they did it in a big way that proved to be a showcase for the best elements in a live show. The band was great, literally, rock solid on every front. Bass player Bruce Sleeuwenhoek and drummer Dallas Labarre created a pocket that was as close to seeming like an “Immaculate Conception” as anything that stems from a pairing could be. Lead guitarist Jeff Turnbull soloed extensively, but always with restraint while adding his work to the rhythm playing as was needed. Singer and rhythm guitarist Keil Simmons gave impassioned deliveries of every song the group played and added delectable lead playing when the opportunities arose. As strong as their musical end was however, it was only the foundation for what the band actually gave. The ...

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Trivia Q & A # 34 – 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 34 –...

Q. Which Canadian band has a repertoire that includes the songs "Anus of Uranus" and "Sir Bodsworth Rugglesby III"? A.  Klaatu was a Canadian progressive rock group formed in 1973 by the duo of John Woloschuk and Dee Long.  They named themselves after the extraterrestrial character Klaatu in the film The Day the Earth Stood Still. After recording two non-charting singles, drummer Terry Draper was added to the line-up; this trio would comprise Klaatu throughout the rest of the band's recording career.  Both the songs  in the question came from Klaatu's first album "3:47 EST" that was released in 1976. In Canada, the band is remembered for several hits, including "California Jam" (1974), "Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft" (1977) and "Knee Deep In Love" (1980). In the U.S. "Calling Occupants" b/w "Sub-Rosa Subway" was a minor double-sided hit and their only chart entry, peaking at No. 62 in 1977. The band is also remembered internationally for ...

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