Archive for the ‘Arts/Entertainment/Culture’ Category

Greekfest wraps up today (Sunday, Sept. 9)

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Greekfest, one of the area's greatest cultural events—or as the Greeks would say "the best cultural event"—wraps up today (Sunday, Sept. 9) at St. Demetrois Greek Orthodox Church at 1299 Murphy Road. All the details are here Enjoy!

The Rocket Man touched down at Sarnia’s RBC Centre last night, gave a royal performance of greatest hits

Elton John on stage at Sarnia's RBC Centre on Friday, September 8, 2012

Photographs by Kerry Belliveau of Kerry’s Klips Photography Review written by Joe Burd and Kerry Belliveau Like a candle in the wind – or more likened to an Olympic torch – Sir Elton John’s light shined bright last night at Sarnia’s RBC Centre, bringing our fair city four decades of his internationally acclaimed, award-winning music. [...]

Today’s the big day for Rotary Art in the (Mike Weir) Park

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It's quite a bit cooler than last year's inaugural event, but a jacket (and some money for all those crafts you're going to buy) is all you'll need to enjoy Art in the Park, hosted by the Rotary Club of Sarnia Bluewaterland. The event runs through 4 p.m. today (Saturday, Sept. 8) with proceeds going [...]

Sinatra show more than a walk down memory lane for VPP crowd

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  Review by Justin Gilbert The Songs of Sinatra opened in Preview on Wednesday (September 5)  at the Victoria Playhouse Petrolia. I wouldn’t normally review a production before opening but not being available Friday, Wednesday was the only opportunity I had to attend the show and I’m certainly glad I did. It was over two hours [...]

Sarnia’s nightlife and entertainment weekly rundown from SarniaRocks.com for week of September 2, 2012

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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 [...]

Sustainability talks part of September First Friday

Karen Alexander, Outreach and Education Coordinator of the Goderich-based Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation, will be speaking about protecting and restoring Lake Huron’s coastal ecosystem as part of First Friday in downtown Sarnia on September 7. The general public is invited to attend this free event, co-host hosted by the Bluewater Sustainability Initiative (BSI) [...]

Elton John coming to town next week, highly anticipated show expected to deliver best of the Rocket Man

Elton John will perform at RBC Centre Theatre on September 7, 2012

The Rocket Man Sir Elton John is expected in Sarnia for the first time, bringing his award-winning solo act to a sold out RBC Centre in just over a week. On Friday, Sep. 7, the rock juggernaut will perform his Greatest Hits Live concert, featuring number one chart toppers and classic album tracks from his outstanding [...]

Songs of Sinatra promises to be tremendous wrap to successful season at VPP

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  The VPP Summer Festival at Victoria Playhouse Petrolia has been attracting patrons from as far away as Austria this summer. Attendance levels were at record highs throughout the recent run of Love Letters which starred Michael Learned and Ralph Waite, 2 award-winning, veteran television actors best known for their portrayals of Olivia and John [...]

Power Supply gives champion’s performance as they rocked the Duc D’Orleans up and down St. Clair River

Power Supply rock the Duc D'Orleans August 26

In recent years, Sarnia has clearly become synonymous with large music festivals such as Rogers Bayfest and the annual live music charity bash Get The Ball Rolling, both extravaganzas that not only bring some of the biggest stars in music to town, but also give opportunity to rising stars by showing off sensational home grown [...]

Sarnia’s own Power Supply will rock the Duc D’Orleans in style this weekend

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Local band Power Supply will be rockin' the Duc D'Orleans this weekend, Sun., Aug. 26, to host what's expected to be one of the biggest and best live music party cruises of summer. Power Supply, who's members include vocalist Renee Vandertil-Card, lead guitarist Julius Sneider, bass player Ian McLeay, drummer Carlos Paiva and keyboardist Marc [...]