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THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #147

The Show with David Burrows #147

Online now! www.davidburrows.ws Highlights: Summer Never Ends, Karaoke Kruise on the Duc d’Orleanswww.ducdorleans.com The Entertainment Scene: Singer/Songwriter Emm Gryner shares her time and talks about her career and shares advice for independent performers! In The Community: Mary Anne Peloza from Cheeky Monkey talks about their Charity poster sale in support of the sick kids hospital. Apps with Mark Russell: [...]

Group issues audition call for upcoming production

arabian nights

Auditions for the Lambton Young Theatre Players’ winter production of ARABIAN NIGHTS!, written and directed by Nancy Keys, will take place Sept. 9, 10 and 11 in Petrolia. ARABIAN NIGHTS! will be the sixth main stage presentation for the Lambton Young Theatre Players, and is part of a performance training program under the direction of [...]

Keeping treasured memories from disappearing is her passion

laura greaves

Laura Greaves is putting the doctorate in history she earned from the University of Waterloo to work in an unusual, if not unique, way. While the Sarnia “transplant” (her mother is from the area) wrote her thesis on camps set up after World War II to house displaced persons, Greaves is using her research expertise [...]

8-ball Summer fun league racks up another fun season

Paul Maedel Presents award to pool league player Cory Coulter

The awards banquet for the 8-ball summer fun league was held this past Wednesday at Union Station bar and grill. “It’s been a great 9 weeks of fun!” says The Original Rack n Roll league owner and organizer Paul Maedel. “People kept asking us to put together a fun summer league and it turned out [...]

ALS ‘bucket challenge’ is on with local uniformed first responders

ice bucket

Several Sarnia Police constables and Sarnia Fire Rescue firefighters have taken up the “Ice Bucket Challenge” in support of ALS research, a phenomenon that’s trending lately. The officers subsequently invited their colleagues to participate in the challenge. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that [...]

Legionnaires win 5-4 at home to Chatham

Opening Faceoff Wednesday Night between Sarnia and Chatham

Sarnia Legionnaires won a hard fought battle with the Chatham Maroons to improve to 2-0-0 in preseason action Wednesday, squeaking out a 5-4 win. For the second straight game the Legionnaires would start the third period playing catch up. But unlike in St. Thomas, this time they only trailed the Maroons by a 3-2 margin. [...]

International Symphony Orchestra will audition for musicians

Solo-Violin

The International Symphony Orchestra, whose members bridge both the communities of Sarnia-Lambton and the Port Huron area, is inviting auditions from musicians in the area who wish to be part of the ISO’s 2014/15 season. String players are “most urgently encouraged” to come forward, although some openings are available in the wind, brass and percussion [...]

Inn of the Good Shepherd and McDonald’s partnering for ‘Loonies for Lunches’ program

mcdonalds opening

McDonald’s Restaurants in Sarnia are teaming up with the Inn of the Good Shepherd and Blackburn Radio in an effort to raise funds for the “Loonies for Lunches” back-to-school food drive, the ninth year for the campaign. Funds raised will be donated to the Inn of the Good Shepherd. As much as $6,000 in a [...]

School bus safety study has OPP issuing reminder to motorists in back-to-school season

school bus lights

Lambton OPP, while gearing up for the “back-to-school” season, is expressing concern over a province-wide five-day study by the Independent School Bus Operators Association that was conducted last May. In that study, which was done between May 5 and May 9, 2014, a significant number of drivers said that motorists had failed to stop for [...]

‘Festival of Good Things’ returns this weekend with free activities and ticketed evening concert

gord downie

With the success of the inaugural Festival of Good Things under their belt, organizers are set to go big with expanded programming and a ticketed evening show featuring Tragically Hip front man Gord Downie in what is being billed as “Gord Downie, The Sadies, And The Conquering Sun.” The second edition of Festival of Good [...]