Archive for the ‘Arts/Entertainment/Culture’ Category

August First Friday

August First Friday

First Friday is a monthly arts and culture tour that partners the efforts of artists and performers with the infrastructure of supporting venues in Downtown Sarnia. Venues include museums, galleries, theatres, dining establishments, merchants, and public spaces located in Sarnia’s Downtown Cultural District. Merchants and dining establishments are encouraged to remain open late to promote [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #143

The Show with David Burrows #143

Rock the Park Highlights including the performance of Highway Jones. The Entertainment Scene: Highlights from Indiefest Battle of the Bands Round 2 Indiefest also announces finalists for the FINALE on August 23rd. In The Community: Eve Morgan shares a special event for the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton. Apps with Mark Russell Mark talks about “EVERNOTE” [...]

Harmony for Youth hires new program director for re-energized organization

marcia brown harmony

A well-known local charitable organization that has already made a significant difference in the lives of area youth, has a new program director at the helm. Harmony for Youth, which has faced financial struggles in recent days, has hired Marcia Brown as its new program director to in the process of re-energizing the organization. Brown, [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #142

The Show with David Burrows #142

S pecial mention to Sarnia band “Highway Jones” Playing “Rock The Park”www.highwayjones.ca The Entertainment Scene: “Time Is A Hymn” from Chatham stopped in Sarnia to play Union Station Bar & Grill. The Band also shares their music video, “The New Conspiracy” In The Community: Lady Luck Riders and The Bright’s Grove Snowmobile club join together to [...]

“Rock the Park” raises over $2 million dollars for Bethanys Hope Foundation

Rock the Park Fans
Photo courtesy of 
Kerry M Belliveau

The 11th annual “Rock the Park” that started last Wednesday thru Saturday has now raised over $2 million dollars for The Bethanys Hope Foundation. Eleven years ago, Jones Entertainment Group created Rock the Park to support Bethanys Hope Foundation in progressing research for Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD). This year the group added a Country music night and was successful with a [...]

“Highway Jones” Rocked The Park in London

Highway Jones & Friends Backstage.
Photo Courtesy of Kerry M Belliveau

  “Highway Jones” a rock band from Sarnia, excitedly took the stage this past Saturday at the 11th annual “Rock the Park” in London. The local band entered a contest at K106.3fm and was chosen to move on to the finals at “Norma Jeans” in London. Bass player Brad Andrews said: “It was so cool [...]

It’s a colourful summer in Sarnia

jnaag mural

A group of teenagers got busy with paint, ladders and an empty wall space on the north side of the Outdoorsman on Mitton Street. Their mission was part of RAAW—Random Acts of Art Workshop—that is part of the summer programming at the Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery in downtown Sarnia. The four-day “Mitton Street [...]

Rock The Park starting new tradition

Rock The Park XI

For 2014, Rock the Park is starting a new tradition by joining forces with BX93 and adding an additional night on Wednesday, July 23rd for the Gone Country Music Festival allowing for country fans to come down to Harris Park to enjoy great country music and help raise funds for Bethanys Hope Foundation. In the fall of 2013, [...]

Good Deeds Project on CTV news.

Good Deeds Project on CTV

Laura Persichetti from Sarnia is travelling across Canada to create awareness of good deeds everywhere. Her latest stop in the east coast caught the attention of CTV news. The project began to create awaresness and document the good deeds of people everywhere. “This isn’t an invention of mine. This is just featuring something that already [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #141

The Show with David Burrows

Bridge Bash Highlights! The Entertainment Scene: Catacomb Castaway who performed at Indiefest Round1 talk about their musical influences and share their music. In The Community: Tyler Rotteau talks about an upcoming event to support Kids Help Phone in Sarnia. Indiefest updates and more! www.twitter.com/davburrows www.facebook.com/theshowsarnia www.indiefest.ca www.kidshelpphone.ca www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca