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Trivia Q & A # 1 – 2017

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Trivia Q & A # 1 –...

Q.  Which Canadian band from the 1980's released "Monkey Bars"? A.  Coney Hatch is a Canadian hard rock band who released three albums in the 1980s. Based in Toronto, Ontario, the band consists of vocalist and guitarist Carl Dixon who would also go on to play with April Wine and a Burton Cummings-less Guess Who for several years, as well as touring solo and releasing at least two solo albums; Lead vocalist and bassist Andy Curran also released a solo album. He was nominated for two Juno Awards and was awarded one "Most Promising Vocalist" in 1991. That album featured 2 top 10 Canadian radio hits "License to Love" and "No Tattoos"; guitarist Steve Shelski who has written several instrumentals for TSN; and drummer Dave 'Thumper' Ketchum. They released their first album in 1982. Ketchum left the band in 1983, and was replaced by Barry Connors who formerly drummed with Toronto. ...

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City of Sarnia & Lawrence House: Children’s Art...

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Registration is open for all 2017 children's art classes by The City of Sarnia in cooperation with The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts. The dates and information are available on the newly revamped Lawrence House web site. There is PD Day Art, After School Art, Weekend Art (at the Bright's Grove Library) and March Break Art Camp all for children ages 6 - 12. Phone the direct line to the City Parks and Recreation Department to register: 519-339-1850. Here are the details from the web site: PD Day Art Ages: 6-12 years Time: 9:00 am- 4:00 pm Cost: $44.00 REGISTRATION: City of Sarnia, Parks & Recreation, 3rd Floor New direct number 519-339-1850 Please provide your child with a lunch, morning and afternoon snack.  NOTE:  NO NUTS PLEASE! Depending on weather conditions, there will be a break outdoors, within the grounds of the Lawrence House, so it is important that your child dress accordingly.  We recommend that the artists ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 268

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Dec 20, 2016 Opening Segment: 3rd Annual Rock & Roll Christmas Concert a Success! The Entertainment Scene: The Canada Women's National Ice Hockey Team​ were victorious over Team USA with a final overtime score of 3-2. Jay Peckham​ interviews Natalie Spooner​ just after the game. In The Community: Star Wars Day at Sarnia Library​. Jeff from the Sarnia Public Library​ talks about the free event that will include displays and movies. www.lclibrary.ca Closing Segment: Cheeky Monkey​ events calendar. www.cheekymonleysarnia.ca A Merry Christmas to all. Watch more local videos at www.tvsn.ca

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The Show with David Borrows # 266

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The Show with David Borrows #...

Published on Dec 6, 2016 Opening Segment: Santa gets a new ride! Joe Roberts. The Push For Change. The Entertainment Scene: The Rock & Roll Christmas Concert is getting ready to return to the Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON.​. Local musicians and directors of the performance, David Chaulk​ & Doug Stewart​ tell us what to expect. In The Community: Holiday Cat Cafe​ in support of Official Sarnia & District Humane Society​. Alissa Scarpelli talks about the fun event with coffee, cookies and treats and an opportunity to adopt a furry friend. Closing Segment: You can help support 'The Show' and 'TVSN' to be able to continue to promote the Sarnia-Lambton community. www.gofundme.com/theshowsarnia

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2016 GIFT IDEAS from Cheeky Charlie

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2016 GIFT IDEAS from Cheeky...

Here are a few unique gift ideas from Cheeky Charlie for you to consider...  Cheeky Charlie says, besides giving the gift of music or movies for Christmas - you can give the gift of refreshing Coke in glass bottles.  Cheeky Monkey is an official Coca-Cola retailer of glass bottled products that include Classic Coke, Canada Dry Ginger Ale and Sprite.  Pick up a few 6 packs for yourself or to give away. ($2.00 per bottle or $8.00 a six pack - tax included)  Roland's Mom is one of THE best knitters Cheeky Charlies knows - and he knows a few.  We are very proud to sell her lovely hand made baby blankets, hats and slippers.   And they are reasonable priced too. BOXSETS GALORE!!!! CD, DVD, Blu-ray and vinyl boxsets.  Lots in stock - dare we say tonnes - maybe so. Also have band hats, t-shirts and stickers.  Not to mention our hand ...

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High Canadian Content for Dec. First Friday

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High Canadian Content for Dec....

Once again, local band BIG HIGHWAY delivered an evening of well played music with a healthy dose of Canadian content during the December 2. 2016 First Friday at Cheeky Monkey. Kicking the night off with Tragically Hip's 'Three Pistols' we all just knew it would be a good night of live music.  This was followed by several other Hip songs during the 2 sets along with some Big Sugar, Wide Mouth Mason, 54-40, Junkhouse and Matt Mays.  Not every song was Canadian.  They also had Current Swell, REM, Wallflowers, Black Keys and Counting Crows in the mix.  A real standout in my opinion was their version of 'Down By The Water' by the Decemberists.  The harmony between James McNaule, Andrew Germain and Dave Johnston was outstanding.  Behind them on drums keeping the steadiest of beats was Ric Brown.  All four members gel so well together, despite wide age differences, that you can't ...

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Trivia Q & A # 49 – 2016

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Q. Born in Toronto this Canadian musician, at various times used the pseudonyms Joe Canuck, Dr. Shakes and Bernard Shakey. Who is he? A. Neil Young Even though he and his family have lived on a ranch in Northern California since the 1970s, Neil Young remains a Canadian citizen. He is proud to be a member of both the Order of Manitoba and the Order of Canada. He received these honours for his contributions to music and also for his work with The Bridge School, of which he is a co-founder. The Bridge School works with children who deal with severe physical and speech difficulties. His pseudonyms - Dr. Shakes and Bernard Shakey - refer to the fact that he has epilepsy. Here' one of my personal favourite Neil songs & videos...

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The Show with David Burrows # 265

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Published on Nov 29, 2016 Opening Segment: Christmas is official. Santa Claus is coming to town - LIVESTREAMED for the first time in City of Sarnia​. The Entertainment Scene: The 21st year for The Nightingale Chorus. 'The Spirit Of Christmas' returns to Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON.​ 13 year old Ben Adair, shares his excitement for the performance and also what 'The Spirit Of Christmas' means to him personally. www.imperialtheatre.net In The Community: Jim Richards of Stones 'N Bones Museum​ in Sarnia, Gives us the VIP tour. Located in downtown Sarnia, the museum boasts of it's many displays and the importance of the museums presence in the community of Sarnia-Lambton. www.stonesnbones.ca Closing Segment: Christmas on the Farm​, Sarnia First Friday​ and more.

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Trivia Q & A # 48 – 2016

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Q. What P.E.I. singer/songwriter wrote one Anne Murray's biggest hits - Snowbird? A.  Gene MacLellan (February 2, 1938 – January 19, 1995) was a Canadian singer-songwriter from Prince Edward Island.  Among his notable compositions were "Snowbird", made famous by Anne Murray, "Put Your Hand in the Hand, "The Call", "Pages of Time" and "Thorn in My Shoe". Elvis Presley, Joan Baez and Bing Crosby were among the many artists who recorded MacLellan's songs. MacLellan was born in Val-d'Or, Quebec, and grew up in Toronto, Ontario. He would eventually move to Atlantic Canada, settling in Pownal, Prince Edward Island. He won a Juno Award in 1971 as best songwriter. MacLellan was a frequent guest on Don Messer's Jubilee and later a regular cast member of Singalong Jubilee with Anne Murray and Bill Langstroth. Sadly, MacLellan committed suicide in Summerside, on January 19, 1995. He was posthumously inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame later that year. His daughter Catherine ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 264

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Nov 22, 2016 Telephone Scam back in Sarnia Deker Bauer Foundation getting ready for New Years Eve Masquerade Ball. Winter Wonderland event to support Bluewater Health Foundation in Sarnia. Sarnia Santa Claus parade to be live streamed. Visit our website at www.tvsn.ca (The Video Show Network)

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