Archive for the ‘Arts/Entertainment/Culture’ Category

“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

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #140

The Show with David Burrows #140

Chris Molyneaux special mention. www.chrismolyneaux.com The Entertainment Scene: Glenn MacKinnon share the events of this weeks Bridge Bash 2014. Three nights this year! wsg See Spot Run! In The Community: Awesome Foundation Sarnia picks 2 winners for their $1000 mini grants. Andrew Thomas & Ashley Tanguay each share their AWESOME idea! www.awesomesarnia.org Indiefest round 2 [...]

Bridge Bash 2014 kicks off Thursday with independent music!

Bridge Bash 2014 Entertainment Line-Up

The annual Bridge Bash hosted by the Point Edward Optimists has added an additional day to the event. The event will begin under the Bluewater Bridge Thursday July 10th at 7pm. Local Rock-a-Billy group, Scott Manery & The Barnburner’s will start things of with their high energy show. Next local Southern Rock group “Squeeze Left” [...]

Balloons to the Moon and Beachfest both Awesome ideas!

Awesome Foundation July winner Andrew Thomas with trustee Matt Berube

Nothing is to crazy to be awesome! The Awesome foundation of Sarnia is handing out $1000 every month for Awesome ideas. It’s very simple. If you have an awesome idea you can apply. Every month the Awesome Foundation picks three applicants to give their “pitch” and then one awesome idea recieves $1000. The winners for [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #139

The Show with David Burrows

Highlights from Canada Day! The Entertainment Scene: Canadian Magician Chris Westfall stops in Sarnia and shares his career and a few tricks up his sleeve. www.chriswestfallmagic.com   In The Community: Photgraphers Scott Clarke and Paul Sorensen prepare for their upcoming showinf for First Friday at Memorable Moments in downtown Sarnia. www.marketvisuals.com Indiefest updates, Local events [...]