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Lawrence House Concerts & other fun activities…

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Lawrence House Concerts &...

 Open Stage hosted by Missy Burgess continues on the Second and Third Monday evening of the month at 7:00 p.m. Monday, June 11th 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. & Monday, June 18th 7:00 - 9:39 p.m.Admission is free. UPCOMING HOUSE CONCERTS IN THE TURRET ROOM Tickets are $10 (including tax) and are available at the Lawrence House or online: http://lawrencehouse.ca/house-concerts.html Monday, June 25th, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. The Play's the Thing, Play Readings Friday, July 6, 6 to 9 pm. Opening of the members’ exhibit, “Birds of a Feather, Literally and Figuratively.” The exhibit runs until July 28th. Admission is free. Registration is open for  Summer Art Camp in July and August. These programs offered at the Lawrence House by the City of Sarnia Parks and Recreation Department are for children ages 6 - 12. Registration is in person at City Hall or online at: online-registration. For more information please phone the City Parks and Recreation Department: 519-339-1850. Summer Art ...

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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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Theatre Sarnia Auditions – EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL

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Theatre Sarnia Auditions &...

EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL AUDITIONS Great Lakes Dance Academy Studios 2nd Floor of the Lochiel Kiwanas Centre 180 College Ave. North, Sarnia JUNE 8, 6:30-9:30pm JUNE 9, 1:00-4:00pm CALLBACKS: June 10 *You must be 18+ to audition for this show due to mature content* *Due to time constraints in our season’s scheduling, if you have been cast in Theatre Sarnia’s production of “Legally Blonde The Musical” or “Miracle On 34th Street”, you cannot be cast in this production* Please prepare at least one song to sing (preferably) from the show; please bring sheet music (full score can be downloaded here) or a backing track. Please wear comfortable clothes and prepare to be taught some choreography. Please prepare to read some selected sides from the script. (Full script can be downloaded here). Download Score Here https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pTzvoxrHlpPpaKASopJjJevA0k-KuRb4/view?usp=sharing Download Script Here https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TTDRU5ezoU4WybVmSSzUitOzOd2NtGg4/view?usp=sharing ROLES & VOCAL RANGES ASH (male, college age) G3-B5 CHERYL (female, college age) G3-D5 SHELLY / ANNIE (female, dual role, can play 20-30) A3-D5 LINDA (female, college age) B3-E5 SCOTT (male, ...

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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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Theatre Sarnia Auditions – Legally Blonde The Musical

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Theatre Sarnia Auditions &...

Legally Blonde The Musical - Audition Information Auditions When: Friday June 1 and Saturday June 2 at 7pm Where: Imperial Theatre, Studio A – entrance to the left of the door to the box office & upstairs What: 3 part audition consisting of singing, dancing, and acting – many roles available for women and men (ages 15+ up) Sing: 1. one song of your choice to show off your talent (note: please bring sheet music or an accompaniment track for your song) AND 2. one excerpt from the show (selections in google drive) Link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1ihUrYK2q6uyjgLEk7CDGr1OSuizFneIp?usp=sharing Dance: please wear appropriate clothing and dance/indoor shoes to learn a short dance routine Act: you may be asked to cold read a scene Audition form is available in the Google drive or you can fill it out at auditions. Call backs If required, Sunday June 3 at 1pm Show Schedule Read through: Monday June 25 Rehearsals start: Thursday July 5 Rehearsal times: Sunday, Monday, Thursday from 6:30-9:30pm Note: Holiday Weekends - no rehearsals ...

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Toes Tappin April First Friday

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Toes Tappin April First Friday

April’s First Friday at the Cheeky Monkey With The Casuals Saturday April 7, 2018 Vibrant Harmony Singing Gets The Toes-A-Tappin’ by Brian Hay Solid and basically faultless rhythm playing that wasn’t quite straight out of textbooks didn’t hurt either. The Casuals found a pocket early on and projected everything clearly from its centre. It’s a guess but, as their set progressed, there was a sense the cues were being set up by guitarist Bill Hines and not their rhythm players. The concept is great … when it works. If it isn’t done perfectly the energy falls out of the music faster than a skydiver who forgot about the parachute but when it is there’s not much that can stand beside it. The Rolling Stones and the Who came up with two of the most exciting rhythm sections on record with Keith Moon taking cues from Pete Townshend while Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts wove magic ...

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March First Friday Blues To Make You Happy

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March First Friday Blues To...

First Friday at the Cheeky Monkey: Four Barrels of Blues Combines For One Sweet Sound Review by Brian Hay Describing the Four Barrel Blues Band as a class act is the best way to sum what this band has to offer. They’re all classy players, stylish but without excesses and what they form as an ensemble meshes together in much the same way. Drummer Stephen Bird is an articulate player who lays out a solid backbeat without becoming heavy. Glen Perry employs a fretless bass to reinforce the time signature and provide a melodic foundation with sustained notes that type of bass delivers. They’re harder to play than conventional models because of their demand for such an exact knowledge of where “the right” spots are on the neck but the way their notes tend to hang slightly as the next ones are being introduced gives their sound a musical sonority that’s both ...

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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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WATERCOLOUR Painting Classes with CATHY EARLE Feb/Mar 2018

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WATERCOLOUR Painting Classes...

Cathy Earle, a graduate of OCAD and professional artist, will be teaching introductory watercolour classes in the Studio Classroom Sunday afternoons from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. beginning February 18th through March 25th.  The cost is $225 for the six weeks of classes.  Students must purchase their own supplies. For more information, or to register, please contact Cathy Earle at: 519-331-6197 cearle@cogeco.ca   You can see Cathy's work on her web site: www.cathyearle.com

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Theatre Sarnia Stage Manager Workshops 2018

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Theatre Sarnia Stage Manager...

Stage Manager Workshop! Ever wondered how a live theatre show is run? Want to fine tune your already existing skills? Join the Imperial Theatre’s Production Manager Catherine Soulliere as she leads a stage management workshop. Learn how to create a prompt book; call cues; create and maintain paperwork; generate running notes, rehearsal notes and show reports. This workshop is mandatory for anyone hoping to stage manage for Theatre Sarnia shows. Anyone interested in the process or wanting to see if stage management might be right for them – please join! To be held in the theatre auditorium January 22nd from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Another opportunity to attend the workshop will be March 21st 7:00pm – 9:00pm. More to be held throughout the year. It’s going to be a good time!

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