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2018 Polaris Prize LONG List announced…

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2018 Polaris Prize LONG List...

... and a Sarnia native is on it..  Read all the way to the bottom t see who it is. The Polaris Prize Long List Nominees Jun 15, 2018 by FYI Staff 0 At a press event at The Drake in Toronto yesterday, The Polaris Music Prize announced the 40 albums on the 2018 Long List. A jury of 203 members from across Canada whittled down 225 albums to 40. Another round of voting will produce the Short List of 10 candidates for the prestigious and lucrative ($50K) Prize that will be announced on July 17. The winner will be declared champ at the Polaris Gala at The Carlu in Toronto on Sept 17. All runners-up will receive $3K, courtesy of Slaight Music. The Polaris Music Prize honours the best album by a Canadian artist in the past 12 months, based "solely on artistic merit, without consideration for genre or record sales." The 40 Canadian albums competing ...

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VINYL RECORD FANS – IMPORTANT INFO

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VINYL RECORD FANS –...

With the popularity of vinyl records on the increase, it's important to educate new converts to the format of the proper care and handling of their records. Records require a lot of special handling to insure that they last and stay in good condition. The following is a place to start. Hopefully as a record collector you want to keep your records in the best possible condition as possible. In order to do so, there are a few essential things to keep in mind. Cleaning the Vinyl It is very important to keep the vinyl record itself clean. Due to the vinyl record's tendency to easily build up static electrical charges, it becomes a virtual magnet for dust. It is recommended that you buy a brush for your records and use it on them every time before you play them and before you put them back in their covers to ensure they're not being ...

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THEATRE SARNIA AUDITIONS – Miracle on 34th Street

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THEATRE SARNIA AUDITIONS  &...

WHEN – June 5 and 6 Ensemble Only: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Named roles (see below): 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. If necessary: Call backs June 7 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. WHERE –St. Giles Church, 770 Lakeshore Rd., Sarnia. AUDITION REQUIREMENTS: Ensemble– Please be prepared to sing a popular Christmas song (in a group) and read a small passage from the script. Singing ability is not a requirement but may affect the role(s) you are considered for. Named Roles – See list below. Please be prepared to sing a popular Christmas song (in a group). Singing ability is not a requirement but may affect the role(s) you are considered for. Come prepared to read a selection from the script. (Scripts are available to borrow from the Imperial Theatre box office – 168 N. Christina street - for a refundable fee of $20.00). NAMED ROLES: We will be auditioning for 15 specific characters as follows (from 6:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.): Doctor Pierce (M or F) adult Physician at Maplewood Home Kris ...

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Record Store Day 2018 Updates

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Record Store Day 2018 Updates

FRIDAY, APRIL 20 - Tomorrow is THE BIG DAY.  In preperation, good friend Bill Walters is helping Roland set up the racks.  There will be so many exclusives we know the racks will be jammed packed. ALSO  - Listen in to CBC Radio London's Afternoon Drive to hear an interview done with Jonathan Pinto about our store and RSD.  Told the segment will be aired at 5:07 pm. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 - Huge THANK YOU to Sarnia This Week for story in this weeks edition.  CLICK HERE to read it.  Also THANK YOU to Jonathan Pinto of CBC Radio for stopping in to interview us. TUESDAY, APRIL 17 - Deliveries of the exclusives are starting to trickle in, but we can't tell you...  yet. If you want to know what we have to offer, sign up for our weekly e-newsletter to get an email the night before RSD with a list along with other ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 330 – feat. Cheeky...

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The Show with David Burrows #...

The Show with David Burrows #330 Opening Segment: Sarnia Sting Captain, Jordan Kyrou named Ontario Hockey League player of the week for the third time this season. The Entertainment Scene: Blues music coming to Sarnia First Friday. Stephen Bird, Glen Perry, Chris Jenniskens and Ricky Seed have formed The Four Barrel Blues Band. The group talks about their passion for playing music and how they are preparing for their first public gig at Cheeky Monkey. In The Community: Sarnia has one of the largest curling arena's in Ontario. Jeff Yates of Sarnia Golf & Curling Club talks about the 66th Annual Mixed International Bonspiel. This year the club welcomes 32 teams and is inviting the public to come and spectate this 3 day curling event. Closing Segment: FINAL EPISODE OF 'THE SHOW' !???!!?? What's next?????

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The Show with David Burrows # 329

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The Show with David Burrows # 328

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Opening Segment: Sarnia Sting win back to back at home! Justin Fazio sets franchise record. The Entertainment Scene: Robb Sharp & Lit'l Chicago Beale Street Blues Night at Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON. for the 3rd year in a row. Speaking with the group at rehearsal they promise a fun night with R&B, Soul and Blues. In The Community: Bluewater Health Foundation is getting ready for the draw coming up February 23rd. Kathy Pasztor Alexander encourages everyone to get their ticket before the deadline passes. Thousands of dollars and fantastics prizes will be given away and of course, the DREAM HOME! Closing Segement: Shout out to Cheeky Monkey

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Trivia 2018 # 7 & 8

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Trivia 2018  # 7 & 8

February 16 ~ 1935 - Sonny Bono was born February 17 ~ 1968 - David Gilmour replaces Syd Barrett in Pink Floyd February 18 ~ 1933 - Yoko Ono is born ~ 1965 - Dr. Dre (Andre Romelle Young) is born February 19 ~ 1957 - Actor ab Hunter reaches # 1 with the song "Young Love" ~ 1978 - Tony Iommi is born February 20 ~ 1946 - J. Geils was born ~ 1697 - Kurt Cobain was born February 21 ~ 1933 - Nina Simone was born February 22 ~ 1989 - Heavy Metal becomes a category at the Grammy Awards, and Jethro Tull take home the award.  The category  name was actually Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Vocal or Instrumental, combining two of the most popular music genres of the 1980s. Metallica, who were expected to win the inaugural award for their album ...And Justice for All, lost to Jethro Tull whose album Crest of a Knave won instead. Also beating out Jane's Addiction, Iggy Pop, as well as AC/DC. The presenters Lita Ford and Alice Cooper slightly ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 327

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Positive Power with Michele Dionne

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The Show with David Burrows # 326

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The Show with David Burrows #...

TVSNworld Streamed live on Jan 31, 2018 Opening Segment: Sarnia Lambton Rebound Rocks event was a fantastic success. Music bringing our youth together. The Entertainment Scene: Strangers Among Us - A story of 2 people who keep falling in love even though they don't remember each other whenever they meet because of Alzheimer's. Director Norm Francoeur talks about the performance coming to Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON. In The Community: A new entertainment space is now open in Sarnia. Darryl Heater and John Leverre are the co-founders of Theatre Forty Two. Both Heater & Leverre talk about the new space that welcomes creativity and people with a passion for theatre and entertainment. Closing Segment: Scott Manery & Barnburners at Cheeky Monkey Feb. First Friday Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery and more at Sarnia First Friday

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