Archive for the ‘Arts/Entertainment/Culture’ Category

‘Next to Normal’ in second week

Next to Normal at Imperial Theatre

Now in its second week at Sarnia Imperial Theatre Diversion Entertainment is presenting “Next to Normal.” Its story concerns a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness and the attempts to alleviate it have on her family. “We are so excited to be presenting this at the Imperial Theatre,” said John […]

International Powerboat Festival a ‘roaring’ success

Photo by Doug Bisson via Twitter.

  It was lots of riverfront noise and fun this past weekend as some of the most powerful boats to be found anywhere raced the St. Clair as part of the International Powerboat Festival. But it was more than high-horsepower speedboats that attracted the attention of thousands of spectators. On Saturday, headline act The Trews […]

Hot August Nights, Concert, Dance & Hot Cars

Hot August Nights Event

The annual Hot August Nights event, presented by the Sarnia Street Machines happens tonight (Thursday August 7th) at Canatara park.  Musical acts this year are local groups “Borderline” & “Scott Manery & The Barnburners”. A large collection of Classic and modern “HOT” cars will be on display. The event bigs at 6pm and runs til […]

Sarnia Powerboat festival aniticpated to be best year yet!

Sarnia/Port Huron International Powerboat Festival

The Sarnia/Port Huron Powerboat festival that attracts thousands of people is expecting to attract even more tourists this year. A predicted 42,000 people will attend the event over the course of 3 days at the Sarnia downtown streets and waterfront. This year the event has added more entertainment performers, buskers and vendors. Organizer Michele Stokley […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #144

The Show with David Burrows #144

aptain Kidd Days Success with Scotch Prophets, Fireworks & BobnoxiousThe Entertainment Scene: The Saxaphone Sensation Chris Molyneaux Music talks with us about his musical achievements and future plans in the music world. In The Community: Chris Gormley of Daylight For Deadeyes marches into Sarnia to raise money for SIck Kids, Apps with Mark Russell: Mark talks about “SHAZAM” Indiefest youth […]

Captain Kidd Days 29th year of Success

Scotch Prophets at Captain Kidd Days 2014

Now in its 29th year, the annual Captain Kidd Days held in Corunna this past weekend showed tremendous success. This year the annual festival was extended by continuing with music and fun thru late Sunday night. Local area band “The Scotch Prophets” entertained the well attended event with their diverse choice of pop, rock and […]

‘The Nerd’ gets ready to bring on the laughs at VPP

the nerd play

Said to be one of the funniest plays ever written, “The Nerd” by Larry Shue is about to hit the stage at Victoria Playhouse Petrolia. The production, which is directed by Kelli Fox and starring Michael Hogeveen, will preview August 12, 13 and 14 (2 p.m. performances) then open with an 8 p.m. performance on […]

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, […]