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Trivia 2018 # 36

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Trivia 2018 # 36

September 7 ~ 2003 - Warren Zevon passes away after completing his final album, The Wind. The album was released on August 26, 2003, by Artemis Records. Zevon began recording the album shortly after he was diagnosed with inoperable pleural mesothelioma (a cancer of the lining of the lung). The album was awarded the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album. "Disorder in the House", performed by Zevon and Bruce Springsteen, won Best Rock Vocal Performance (Group or Duo). Songs from the album were nominated for an additional three Grammys. Besides Springsteen, other guests on the album include Don Henley, Jackson Browne, Timothy B. Schmit, Joe Walsh, David Lindley, Billy Bob Thornton, Emmylou Harris, Tom Petty and Dwight Yoakam. On October 30, 2002, Zevon was featured on the Late Show with David Letterman as the only guest for the entire hour. The band played "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead" ...

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Introductory Watercolour Class with Cathy Earle @ The...

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Introductory Watercolour Class...

Introductory Watercolour Class Whether you would like to discover the art of watercolour painting or sharpen your skills, this 6 week course taught by Cathy Earle a professional artist and illustrator , will teach you everything you need to know. Space is limited and classes start Sunday September 16th, 1:30-3:30 at the Lawrence House Centre for the Arts. To register, please call Cathy at 519-331-6197 or email cearlecogeco.ca

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Eric Ethridge EP on CD NOW AVAILABLE @ Cheeky Monkey

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Eric Ethridge EP on CD NOW...

Eric Ethridge started to gain serious momentum in 2015 after the release of a series of orchestra country-pop covers, one of which garnered him a mention in Rolling Stone Magazine. Having built his brand on an electrifying stage presence and unique vocal ability, in early 2016 Eric was selected by a panel of 45 music industry professionals from across Canada to be one of the top 6 finalists for the CCMA Discovery Program. After a final showcase of the top 6 emerging artists, Eric then went on to win the 2016 CCMA Discovery Award and was deemed the top emerging country artist in 2016. He has since become a new addition to The Feldman Agency and Watchdog Management. In 2017, Eric teamed up with Juno award-winning producer/songwriter Brian Howes to produce his debut single, “Liquor’s Callin’ the Shots”, peaked at #30 on the Canadian Country Charts, a rare achievement for ...

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Trivia 2018 # 35

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Trivia 2018 # 35

August 31 ~ 1974 - "The Partridge Family" television show ended. ~ 1974 - In federal court, John Lennon testified the Nixon administration tried to have him deported because of his involvement with the anti-war demonstrations at the 1972 Republican convention in Miami, FL. September 1 ~ 1984 - Tina Turner has her first solo # 1 hit with "What's Love Got To Do With It' ~ 1995 - Rock & Roll Hall of Fame opened in Cleveland Ohio September 2 ~ 1965 - The Doors record their first demos at World Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles Septmember 3 ~ 1942 - Frank Sinatra started his solo singing career. ~ 1992 - David Bowie appeared on the cover of "Architectural Digest." He was the first human on the cover in 4 years. September 4 ~ 1992 - Prince changed his name to an unpronounceable symbol ~ 1981 - Beyonce was born Septmember 5 ~ 1986 - Dire Straits' "Money For Nothing" won ...

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OPEN AUDITIONS FOR ‘GIRLS LIKE THAT’

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AUDITIONS ARE HELD IN STUDIO 'A" AT THE IMPERIAL THEATRE 6:30 pm October 12 and 13 {The problem with girls like that is they ruin it for everyone. The problem with girls like that is they give all girls a bad name.} Girls Like That by Evan Placey Directed by Henri Canino Choreographed by Jackie Burns Note: This is NOT a musical. 7 females 18+ (due to mature content) Must be strong movers/ dancers. There will be a choreography portion to the audition ( contemporary) There will also be some monologues from the script auditioned (TBD) The play takes place in a British school system so the director would like to hear an attempt at an accent ( English, Scottish, Irish etc) but it is not an essential requirement for the audition. Rehearsals starting October 23rd, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 pm and Sundays 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (no rehearsals during holidays from Dec 20 to Jan 3rd) Performances ...

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Trivia 2018 # 34

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Trivia 2018 # 34

August 24 ~ 1979 - "I Wanna Be Your Lover" by Prince was released. It was his first U.S. hit. August 25 ~ 1949 - Gene Simmons of Kiss was born ~ 1954 - Elvis Costello was born August 26 ~ 1978 - The first Canada Jam Festival in Ontario took place. Canada Jam was a rock music festival concert held at Mosport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario Canada, about 100 kilometres east of Toronto, on August 26, 1978. The festival was produced by Sandy Feldman and Leonard Stogel, who produced California Jam and California Jam II, and was sponsored by Carling O'Keefe. It attracted over 110,000 fans, making it the largest paying rock event in Canadian history at that time. The Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto a.k.a. "SARSfest" featuring the Rolling Stones and AC/DC eclipsed that mark with an audience of 450,000 people on July 30, 2003. Canada Jam was the second of three major ...

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NIGHTINGALE CHORUS AUDITIONS 2018

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NIGHTINGALE CHORUS AUDITIONS...

Do you, or someone you know, love to sing? Is Christmas your favourite time of year? Would you love to magically travel back to the Victorian Era? If so, we would love to have you join us. Come audition for The Nightingale's 23rd year.  

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Trivia 2018 # 33

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Trivia 2018 # 33

August 17 ~ 1970 - TV show Soul Train debuts ~ 1958 - Belinda Carlisle of The Go-Go's fame, is born August 18 ~ 1962 - Ringo Starr made his first appearance as a Beatle. ~ 1974 - Patrick Moraz replaced Rick Wakeman in Yes. August 19 ~ 1939 - Ginger Baker (of Cream & Blind Faith fame) was born ~ 1972 - NBC-TV presented "The Midnight Special" for the first time with John Denver as the first host. The Midnight Special is an American late-night musical variety series originally broadcast on NBC during the 1970s and early 1980s, created and produced by Burt Sugarman. It premiered as a special on this date, then began its run as a regular series on February 2, 1973; its last episode was on May 1, 1981. The 90-minute program followed the Friday night edition of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. The Midnight Special was noted for featuring musical ...

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THE WHO – On The ‘Great Deals’ Wall

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THE WHO formed in 1964. Their classic line-up consisted of lead singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist and singer Pete Townshend, bass guitarist John Entwistle, and drummer Keith Moon. They are considered one of the most influential rock bands of the 20th century, selling over 100 million records worldwide and holding a reputation for their live shows and studio work. Selected CD's & videos now on the Cheeky Monkey 'Great Deals' wall starting at $4.87. Get them while supplies last. Who's Next is the fifth studio album by English rock band the Who. It developed from the aborted Lifehouse project, a multi-media rock opera written by the group's Pete Townshend as a follow-up to the band's 1969 album Tommy. The project was cancelled owing to its complexity and to conflicts with Kit Lambert, the band's manager, but Townshend was persuaded the group should record the songs as a straightforward studio album. Greatest Hits was released ...

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2 Day Directors Workshop @ Imperial Theatre

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2 Day Directors Workshop @...

TWO DAY DIRECTORS WORKSHOP! Only 18 Spots availble $65 per person (cost covers both days) August 18th 1:30pm-5:30pm August 19th 12:00pm-4:00pm Workshop lead by Ron Cameron-Lewis CLICK HERE to sign up Ron will be covering each stage of direction, beginning with pre-production work: analysis, research, style, working with the production team on design issues, and coordinating with the producer within the realities of rehearsal and theatre spaces, budget, time-line, personnel and resources. Then he will address auditions and share his half-century of experience casting productions in a wide variety of theatrical genres. Next, he will work through the stages of rehearsal from first read-through, table work, advice for blocking, running scenes and the full show, adding technical elements, dress rehearsal, opening and running the show and the post-mortem. Participatory exercises are a big part of this element: physical and vocal exercises, improvisation, exercises for character development, channeling ensemble energy and exploring the emotional arc of characterization. He will ...

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