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Trivia Q & A # 35 – 2017

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Q.   What is the origin of the band name Tragically Hip? A.  The most commonly known source of the band's name is from a skit on Elephant Parts, a comedy show from Michael Nesmith (yes, formerly of the Monkees). In a 1989 interview with the Georgia Straight, Downie also revealed they’d heard the phrase in an Elvis Costello song. “There's one skit in there that is sort [of] like a TV plea in Elephant Parts: 'Send some money to the Foundation for the Tragically Hip.' And that phrase has also appeared in an Elvis Costello song. It crops up every now and again, and it's just a name that we like." That Costello song is “Town Cryer” from 1982’s Imperial Bedroom.

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AUDITIONS – Hidden Talents – HT GLEE

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Looking for something to do after Christmas? HT Glee will start rehearsals in the end of Jan. and will have it's show May 27th - June 2nd. Come join us! Auditions will be in October 20th & 21st.  Website -   http://www.hiddentalents.ca/ Because in 2016 we had so much fun with Sarnia's phenomenal young talent, who's performances were outstanding, we decided to make this an annual event, and last April we were not disappointed. Amazing! Have you ever wanted to learn show-stopping numbers from Broadway musicals or mash-ups of pop songs like on the hit show "Glee"? May 28th - June 2nd, Hidden Talents will be presenting it's third HT Glee Show. If you are between the ages of 5 and 20 and are a strong performer, this group is for you. The show will consist of a variety of musical and dance numbers both for large ensembles and smaller groups. High caliber ...

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AUDITIONS – International Symphony Orchestra

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WHAT: nternational Symphony Orchestra announces auditions for the 2017-2018 “Diamond” 60th Anniversary Season. WHEN: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 WHERE Room 60, Fine Arts Building, St. Clair County Community College 323 Erie Street, Port Huron, MI CONTACT: Anne Brown, Executive Director (810) 984-8857 (519) 337-7775 iso@rivernet.net Announces Orchestra Openings for the 2017-2018 Season The International Symphony Orchestra is currently inviting auditions from musicians in our bridged communities wishing to be part of the orchestra’s 2017-2018 “Diamond” 60th Anniversary Season. String players are strongly encouraged to come forward, however, there are some openings in the wind, brass, and percussion sections of the orchestra as well. The first rehearsal is scheduled for Tuesday, September 26th, 7:30 p.m., in Room 60 of the Fine Arts Building, St. Clair County Community College, 323 Erie Street, Port Huron. The International Symphony Orchestra is currently celebrating its Sixtieth Season of high-quality performances, taking place in Lambton and St. Clair counties. This year the orchestra will present a total ...

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Trivia Q & A # 34 – 2017

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Q. Which band is responsible for the theme song for "Kids in the Hall"? A.  Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet are a Juno Award-winning Canadian instrumental rock band, formed in 1984. They remain best known for the track "Having an Average Weekend", which was used as the theme to the Canadian sketch comedy TV show The Kids in the Hall. Although commonly classified as a surf rock band they rejected the label, going so far as to release a track called "We're Not a Fucking Surf Band", although they also later released a compilation box set titled Oh, I Guess We Were a Fucking Surf Band After All. The band's origins are in Calgary, where founding members Reid Diamond and Brian Connelly were members of the punk rock band Buick McKane in the 1970s. After that band broke up, Diamond, Connelly and drummer Alex Koch moved to Toronto, where they joined with Don Pyle to form a new punk band, Crash Kills Five. That band released one EP, What Do You Do At Night?, in 1980 before ...

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AUDITIONS -Lambton Young Theatre Players

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The Lambton Young Theatre Players are pleased to announce auditions for their Fall production, THE SHOEMAKER AND THE ELVES, Sept. 18th, 19th, and 20th  in Petrolia. Adapted from the much-loved Brothers Grimm fairy tale, THE SHOEMAKER AND THE ELVES is the delightful story of two little elves who lend a hand to a poor shoemaker and his wife. A grumpy goblin, and a sneaky, old cat try their best to thwart the elves, but help comes unexpectedly from a magpie and a robin, and all's well that ends well on a Christmas Day! Twenty- four roles will be cast for THE SHOEMAKER AND THE ELVES, and young actors and actresses between the ages of nine and eighteen years are invited to audition. Auditions are by appointment only, Sept. 18, 19, and 20 in Petrolia. Times and dates can be booked by calling (519) 331-3338. THE SHOEMAKER AND THE ELVES will be performed for ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 303

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Published on Aug 22, 2017 The Show with David Burrows #303 Opening Segment: Artzscape by the BAY 2017​ a fantastic success! The Entertainment Scene: Women's Interval Home of Sarnia Lambton​ and Sexual Assault Survivors' Centre Sarnia Lambton​ are celebrating many years of success and support. An entertainment gala is planned for October 13th. Eve Morgan​ talks about the importance of the organizations and how they have contributed to our community. In The Community: The S.M.A.A. baseball is in need of volunteers. The local sports association has considered folding up if they can't fill the 28 plus postions to keep the association alive. Chair person Steve Hamilton​ shares the need and importance of volunteers and the impact that it has on the 650 plus playes in the league. Closing Segment: Wedding Bells Ring for David and Jennifer Moons​ www.tvsn.ca/wedding Watch more local community videos and events at www.tvsn.ca

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2017 Nighingale Chorus Audtions

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Christmas is just around the corner and The Nightingale Chorus is celebrating it's 22nd year. If you or someone you know loves to sing we would love to see you out at auditions. Ages 7 and up. For more information about rehearsal dates and times feel free to email me at info@hiddentalents.ca    

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Trivia Q & A # 33 – 2017

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Q. This singer made her debut in 1997 with 'Under These Rocks and Stones' and was also featured on the 'Armageddon' soundtrack. Who is she? A.  Chantal Kreviazuk comes from Winnipeg, Manitoba and began playing piano at the age of three and hence, the piano features quite significantly in the majority of her music. She first hit the music scene in a significant way in 1997 with her debut album 'Under These Rocks and Stones' (the album has already hit Double Platinum Sales in Canada), and has gained more international and particularly North American exposure with songs on the Armageddon soundtrack (a rendition of 'I'm Leaving on a Jet Plane') and on the Dawson's Creek soundtrack project (a take on Randy Newman's 'Feels Like Home').  Chantal performed the National anthems of the USA and Canada on October 11, 2000 at the NHL game between the New York Islanders and the Calgary ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 302

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Published on Aug 16, 2017 The Show with David Burrows #302 Opening Segment: Karaoke fun on the Duc d'Orleans II Special Thank you to Stephanie Purdy from Purdy Ideal You Weight Loss Center The Entertainment Scene: Virtual Reality Arcade opens in Sarnia. Travis Kelly from District Beta gives a demonstration of the new VR arcade located at Valley Axe. The arcade is already doing well with bookings and will have 7 VR booths open by September 1st. In The Community: Movie nights are always fun and a great wait to socialize in the community. Dan Genovy of Libro Credit Union invites the public to join them at Canatara Park for Moana. For the 7th year the Sarnia Libro branch is not only hosting movie night, but several other activities for children will be available starting at 6:30 pm. Closing Segment: Artzscape by the BAY 2017 is coming to Centennial Park supporting Pathways Health Centre for Children sponsored by Terrapure Environmental Northern ...

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What’ s On The Great Deals Wall NOW…

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Have you taken a look at Cheeky Monkey GREAT DEALS WALL lately? Well you should! WHAT IS IT? Selected titles on CD, DVD & BluRay from some of the most popular bands and musicians in history. Starting as low as $4.96, get them while supplies last. The GREAT DEALS WALL is always changing, so don't miss out on these special low prices on. WHERE IS IT? As you walk in the front door it is to your right just past the NEW RELEASE wall & magazine rack WHAT'S ON IT? As of Friday, August 18, 2017 these are the bands/musicians you will find featured on the GREAT DEALS WALL... ... EMINEM ... SHANIA TWAIN ... TRAGICALLY HIP ... NIRVANA ... RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE ... R.E.M. ... EAGLES ... ROLLING STONES ... GORDON LIGHTFOOT ... OZZY OSBOURNE ... BOD DYLAN ... RAMONES ... DAVE MATTHEWS BAND ... ELVIS PRESLEY ... TALKING HEADS ... U2 ... BEATLES ... LYNYRD SKYNYRD ... 2 PAC ... KISS ... NINE INCH NAILS

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