Archive for the ‘Arts/Entertainment/Culture’ Category

Sarnia Ribfest wraps up in brilliant fashion, leaves no doubt festival will continue for years to come

A snapshot of a moment in time during Saturday night's Ribfest 2012 celebration at Centennial Park on June 16, 2012

Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau and Sarnia Kinsmen Club. Around here, Ribfest is one of those summer traditions that's about, more than anything else, family and community coming together in celebration for a good cause. It's about being with good friends, eating delicious barbecued food, and enjoying some of the best live music of the [...]

Canadian music legend Gordon Lightfoot in town this week for highly anticipated show at RBC Centre Theatre

The legendary Gordon Lightfoot will perform live in Sarnia at the RBC Centre Theatre on Saturday, June 23, 2012

Legendary Canadian singer Gordon Lightfoot, who gained international success in the late 1960s, is slated to be town for a highly anticipated concert at 8 p.m. Sat., Jun. 23 at the RBC Centre Theater. Lightfoot has never been to our charming city by the bay, a town where he still enjoys immense popularity, and is, [...]

Sarnia’s Spoken Word June event spotlight to shine on special guest readers and four new books

Spoken Word

Sarnia's Spoken Word has announced this week highlights about their June event that will feature special guest readers James Deahl, a renowned publisher, writer and poet, and Norma West Linder, a prolific and award-winning local writer who taught Creative Writing and English at Lambton College for 24 years. Debbie Okun Hill, local writer and co-host [...]

Sarnia’s nightlife and entertainment weekly rundown from SarniaRocks.com for week of June 17, 2012

Community Calendar

LambtonShield.com and Michele Dionne, of SarniaRocks.com, have teamed up to provide our readers with the most accurate, thorough weekly guide to Sarnia's burgeoning nightlife and entertainment scenes as well as information about charity and other non-profit events. Each week, LambtonShield.com updates its readers with the latest information about what's happening in and around Sarnia-Lambton. Highlights [...]

Large crowds, some of the best barbecue ribs this side of the equator, and unparalleled music mark second day of Sarnia Ribfest

Mario Bozza of Canadian Celtic legends Mudmen at Sarnia Ribfest on June 15, 2012

Photographs courtesy of Kerry Belliveau and Sarnia Kinsmen. No matter what you are interested in, Sarnia Ribfest definitely has you covered. It's official. The second day of Sarnia Ribfest 2012 not only followed the record success of the first day but went well above and beyond expectations unwaveringly delivering the best in barbequed food, live [...]

Sarnia Ribfest kicks off four-day outing with great food, phenomenal music, and larger crowds than expected

Ribfest vendor 01 Boss Hog's shows off their award-winning ribs during the 4-day festival of food and music.

Photographs provided by Kerry Belliveau and the Sarnia Kinsmen Club. The Kinsmen's Sarnia Ribfest 2012, an annual festival now in its 14th successful year, kicked off yesterday demonstrated why it's the region's foremost lip-smacking, mouth-watering event of the summer. Temperatures upward of 30 oC, a slight breeze coming off the bay and clear blue skies complemented the [...]

Sarnia Ribfest expected to draw large crowds with great food, music, weather, and summer tradition

Kinsmen present Sarnia's annual Ribfest celebration at Centennial Park June 14-17

You know what they say, don’t you? Where there’s smoke, there are ribs. Renowned in Sarnia-Lambton as the lip-smacking, mouth-watering event of the summer, the Kinsmen’s Sarnia Ribfest 2012 is slated to open its four-day run at Centennial Park with the kind of weather forecast outdoor event organizers dream of: sun + heat = a [...]

Sarnia’s nightlife and entertainment weekly rundown from SarniaRocks.com for week of June 10, 2012

Calendar of Current Events

LambtonShield.com and Michele Dionne, of SarniaRocks.com, have teamed up to provide our readers with the most accurate, thorough weekly guide to Sarnia's burgeoning nightlife and entertainment scenes as well as information about charity and other non-profit events. Each week, LambtonShield.com updates its readers with the latest information about what's happening in and around Sarnia-Lambton. Highlights [...]

The Trews rocked Sarnia bay last night, helped raise money for good cause at fourth annual Get The Ball Rolling event

Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau and Get The Ball Rolling. The Trews performed at 4th annual Get The Ball Rolling charity concert event on June 10, 2012

Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau and Get The Ball Rolling. Last night the fourth annual Get The Ball Rolling concert event dropped on our fair city, once again bringing awareness to a not often enough talked about topic and delivering a night of aurally-pleasing, unrivaled entertainment. The annual gathering of people and music was founded [...]

Godspell opens to near full house at VPP

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  Review by Justin Gilbert GODSPELL opened on the Victoria Playhouse Petrolia stage on Friday, June 8th to a near-capacity crowd. The show is a revival of the Broadway favourite to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the original. The show is the same one conceived and originally directed by Johm Michael Tebelak – based on [...]