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Theatre Sarnia presenting The Sound of Music at Imperial Theatre

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Theatre Sarnia, now in its 87th season will be presenting “The Sound of Music” at The Imperial Theatre in Sarnia starting May 2. A true classic that delivers music, happiness and romance, the show features a strong cast of local actors, including Kip McMillan as Captain von Trapp. “It’s an incredible honour to be part [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #130

The Show with David Burrows

Episode #130 16th annual Sarnia Kinsmen Ribfest announces musical line-up and special events! The Entertainment Scene: Theatre Sarnia Presents The Sound of Music. Kip McMillan shares the excitement and details of the classic story to be performed in Sarnia at The Imperial Theatre. In The Community: Local Artist Lisa Melnyk prepares to showcase her art [...]

Sarnia Ribfest ready to rock Hiawatha Horse Park for second straight year

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The 16th Annual Sarnia Kinsmen Ribfest is on track (no pun intended considering the venue) as a highlight for the upcoming summer season. The popular event runs Father’s Day weekend, June 12-15, 2014 at Hiawatha Horse Park on London Line. Last year more than 20,000 fans attended the event, making it one of the longest [...]

FESTIVAL OF GOOD THINGS WELCOMES ACCLAIMED CANADIAN MUSIC ICONS TO HEADLINE THIS SUMMER’S CONCERT.

Festival of Good Things

  Festival of Good Things is pleased to welcome Gord Downie, The Sadies, And The Conquering Sun to headline its evening concert on August 30, 2014 at 7:30pm. The collaborative project between Gord Downie and the Sadies came together over a period of seven years which yielded finished songs in immediate, alchemical takes. Gord Downie, [...]

Ollie Case celebrates 50 years of music at concert this Friday evening

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A local organist who debuted his talents half a century ago (he was a very young man) is presenting a 50th anniversary concert this Friday night. The event, “Celebrating 50 years of music,” will be held at Laurel Lea St. Matthew’s Presbyterian Church, 837 Exmouth St., Sarnia, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All tickets are $20 and [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #129

The Show with David Burrows

The Show Episode #129 Online now at www.davidburrows.ws Celebration for “Smitty” a huge success! Pics and information about the event. The Entertainment Scene: Captain Kidd Days announces family events and an exciting musical line-up! In The Community: Adam Miner prepares to showcase a “Pipe Organ” to the public atSarnia First Friday and also an art display and the CD [...]

DNA Studios to showcase pipe organ at May First Friday

DNA Studios

DNA Music, a locally owned recording studio, is opening its doors on May 2 as part of Sarnia’s First Friday cultural walkabout, during which time it will showcase a pipe organ that originally was installed in an area church. The pipe organ was acquired by Brendan E. Fraser, an area musician (and friend of Adam [...]

‘Walk So Kids Can Talk’ event to support Kids Help Phone

Walk So Kids Can Talk

For 25 years now, the Kids Help Phone has been helping young people cope with the many stresses of life. The Sarnia Chapter has been around now for 14 years and Chairman Doug Stewart says efforts continue to raise money to keep the service viable. On May 4, the Canadian organization will hold its annual [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #128

The Show with David Burrows

Episode #128 The Music Scene: Scott Palko & Geoff Dale share the musical lineup for the Stokes Bay Summer Concert series starting with Get the Ball Rolling! In The Community: Mary Anne Peloza from Cheeky Monkey shares the excitement of Record Store Day! Local events and more! www.davidburrows.ws

Cheeky Monkey getting ready for Record Store Day this Saturday

Record Store Day

Most people probably wouldn’t consider getting into the “Record business” these days, however there are still many independently owned records stores around the world. “Vinyl Revival” is slowly picking up speed. With vinyl record sales only covering about 3% of music sales worldwide, it is popular enough to have an annual “Record Store Day,” internationally [...]