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519 ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE now @ Cheeky Monkey

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519 ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE now...

CHEEKY MONKEY NOW HAS 519 ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE FREE to pick up and enjoy! This free monthly publication is the only entertainment magazine in the Detroit/Windsor area, with 25,000 printed copies available at select locations from Detroit to London. 519 features 12 digital issues per year and 6 print editions (June, August, October, December, February, April) featuring current and relevant artists, musicians, actors, theatres, writers, creators and publishers. From international touring stars to unsung local heroes, 519 is strong, proud and free - yes, you heard that right, free - there’s no charge, unless you want one delivered to your home. Giving you another reason to be proud to live in the 519. Next issue will feature  stories and interviews with Cheap Trick, Heather Rankin, Toto, Fred Penner and Sarnia's own Eric Ethridge.

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WARDROBE WORKSHOP @ Imperial Theatre

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WARDROBE WORKSHOP @ Imperial...

Are you interested in getting involved with local theatre?  Wardrobe Workshop - August 9 - 4:30 - 6:00 pm 

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NIC SWALES – Worker CD Now on Sale @ Cheeky Monkey

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NIC SWALES – Worker CD...

Newest CD WORKER now on sale @ Cheeky Monkey. Take a listen to a couple of songs from it... To say that musician and songwriter Nic Swales, gets around is not an understatement. With his roots firmly planted in Sarnia currently, he has traveled many miles over the last decade honing his craft and getting his music out to the public. His style of song writing and singing is at warm and inviting with a haunting lilt to it that leaves you wanting more. Known to be one of Sarnia's premier song-smith's, back in 2007, Nic relocated briefly to Halifax Nova Scotia and independently recorded and released an acoustic EP "Sunny River" along with a full length pop/rock album "Bohemian Summer". Both were recorded, engineered and produced by Dennis Field at Denmark Productions. A total of sixteen songs were recorded with a successful CD release party in Sarnia and a brief ...

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Pulsing LIFE SIGNS During July First Friday @ Cheeky Monkey

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Pulsing LIFE SIGNS During July...

July First Friday at the Cheeky Monkey: Life Signs as a Three-Piece (Or Life Without Their “Fiddely-Bitter”) Written Saturday July 7, 2018 by Brian Hay Life Signs were missing their lead guitarist this time around but the change added a different element to their work. John Foster, who was unavailable due to work commitments, was definitely missed at times, as well he should have been. His kind of tasty work is hard to replace (especially when another member has to do double-duty and make things up on the fly) but being faced with situations like this often brings out things from band members that aren’t seen otherwise. That was true to the max in this instance. For one thing, the band’s rhythm section stepped things up a notch. That’s always good but when the players have the skills drummer Scott Elliot and bassist Mike Vasek bring to the fore, mesh nicely as a unit ...

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ISO – Introductory Summer Strings Programme

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ISO – Introductory...

The International Symphony Orchestra is pleased to be sponsoring an Introductory Summer Strings Programme, open to ages five and above. Adults/seniors are also welcome to take part. Sessions will run from July 30th to August 3rd, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. each morning, and will consist of instruction in the beginning elements of string playing, including: sound production; names of notes; correct hand and finger position; posture etc. Participants may choose to play either violin or cello, and instruments will be provided. A graduation recital will be taking place on the final day, August 3rd. Classes will be held in the Sarnia location, 251 North Vidal Street. The fee for one person is $60; $110 for two; and $150 for three (in the same family). Bursary assistance is available subject to financial need. To register, please contact the ISO Office, 251 North Vidal Street, Sarnia, (519) 337- 7775/ (810) 984 - 8857, or email: iso ...

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City of Sarnia Summer Music listings

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City of Sarnia Summer Music...

As posted on Lambtonshield.com If you’re in the mood for some great music this summer, Sarnia-Lambton is the place to be. Here’s a comprehensive list of FREE concert events scheduled (provided by the City of Sarnia). Tuesday, July 3 – Town and Country beginning at 7:00 PM at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park. Wednesday, July 4 – The Casuals beginning at 7:00 PM at the Bandshell in Canatara Park. Wednesday, July 4 – The Jam Band beginning at 7:00 PM at Kenwick Park. Thursday, July 5 – The Music Monsters beginning at 7:00 PM at the Germain Park Garden. Monday, July 9 – Wayne Hayward in Concert beginning at 7:00 PM at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park. Tuesday, July 10 – Gary Boyle and South Winds beginning at 7:00 PM at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park. Wednesday, July 11 – Deano Brainelli beginning at 7:00 PM at the Bandshell in Canatara Park. Wednesday, July 11 – Blast ...

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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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