Archive for the ‘Arts/Entertainment/Culture’ Category

Fiddler on the Loose opens tonight to launch 2013 season at Victoria Playhouse Petrolia

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The Victoria Playhouse Petrolia 2013 Season opens on Wednesday, May 15th with the first preview show of this energetic new production that centres around the extraordinary talent of Fiddler Jesse Grandmont from London, ON and the supremely talented divas Stephanie Cadman (Fiddler, Step Dancer and Singer), Diane Chase (Canadian Country Music Star), and Janelle Murray [...]

THE SHOW: First Friday, Jessie J. Rabbit, INDIEFEST, Running Red Lights, and RETROSPECT

The Show with David Burrows for May 9, 2013

  This week on The Show with David Burrows, video footage from last weekend’s First Friday for the month of May in the downtown, featuring Jenn Kee’s performance at Cheeky Monkey. Also from First Friday, a myriad of display art by local artist Jessie J. Rabbit. The Show also includes a music video from red-hot [...]

THE SHOW: Footage from INDIEFEST, New Country Rehab, MARKURS, First Friday and more

The Show with David Burrows for May 1, 2013

  This week on The Show with David Burrows, a recap of the second INDIEFEST Indienight  (Part 2) that took place last weekend, Apr. 24, at The Stubborn Mule with video footage of all three independent bands that performed that night.  Included in the event footage is local band That Dirty Racket, London-rockers Zealots Desire [...]

INDIEFEST: Independent music shines during second night of concert series, Bobnoxious delivers pièce de résistance

Bobnoxious performed at the Stubborn Mule for INDIEFEST on April 27, 2013

Photography courtesy of INDIEFEST. INDIEFEST was back over the weekend on Saturday, once again at the historic Stubborn Mule, in the independent music concert series’ second adrenaline-fueled night in as many weeks. This time around and in a bit of contrast to last week’s classic rock feel with local rockers The Riot Within and Toronto’s Blurred [...]

INDIEFEST back at Stubborn Mule this weekend, Bobnoxious to headline independent music bash

INDIEFEST returns to Stubborn Mule April 27, 2013, with Bobnoxious

After a successful inaugural outing last weekend, INDIEFEST is back in force tomorrow night at The Stubborn Mule, Apr. 27, in rare end-to-end weekend form and will be headlined by the always outrageous, in-your-face rock and roll icon Bobnoxious. Last weekend, INDIEFEST kicked off its summer concert series pentalogy with Toronto rockers Blurred Vision who [...]

THE SHOW: INDIEFEST, Record Store Day, Curtis Joseph and Bobnoxious coming this weekend

The Show with David Burrows for April 24, 2013

  This week on The Show with David Burrows, David makes a special announcement about The Show returning to its original media partner, LambtonShield.com. Featured this week on The Show is a recap of what Cheeky Monkey says is their “best Record Store Day to date,” complete with video footage of local musicians Erika and [...]

SCITS Revue back starting Thursday night as students welcome return of extracurricular activities

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By Megan Rach Extracurricular activities are back, and Sarnia Collegiate Institute and Technical School is gearing up for the 90th year of the SCITS Revue. Late February saw the return of extracurricular activities in Ontario high schools, and SCITS welcomed the news by beginning preparation for the previously cancelled 90-year tradition, the Revue. “The whole [...]

TVCOGECO airing live presentation by David Suzuki this Thursday

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TVCOGECO is televising a LIVE presentation by legendary Canadian science academic, broadcaster, author and environmental activist, David Suzuki. “David Suzuki – Wake Up Canada” will be aired on TVCOGECO channels across Ontario on Thursday, April 25 from 10 am-12 pm from the WFCU Centre in Windsor. In Sarnia, TVCOGECO is on channel 6. Dr. Suzuki will be [...]

Thank you, Sarnia, for the BEST EVER Record Store Day

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By MARY ANNE PELOZA Holy music lovers Batman!!  What a huge, wonderful party RECORD STORE DAY 2013 turned out to be. The day started with the expected line up at the door before opening at 9:30 am.  I wouldn’t say it was a frenzied stampede, but it was orderly mayhem of the best kind.  Smiling [...]

INDIEFEST: First of five “Indienights” delivers tour de force with outstanding turnout and unparalleled independent music

Blurred Vision rocked Sarnia's Stubborn Mule April 20, 2013. Photo is courtesy of INDIEFEST.

Photography is courtesy of Kevin Thorne and INDIEFEST 2013. Story by Joe Burd and Jasmine Theriault. Sarnia’s inaugural celebration of independent music – INDIEFEST – has begun with tour de force, officially kicking off the region’s preeminent summer festival season. INDIEFEST organizers were emotional and very pleased with the first of their Indienights live independent [...]