Archive for the ‘Arts/Entertainment/Culture’ Category

Ribfest 2014 starts Thursday, runs through weekend

16th Annual Sarnia Ribfest

It’s just one day till Ribfest kicks in (Thursday, June 12) and runs through Father’s Day, June 15. It will be a busy place at Hiawatha Horse Park, the second year the annual event has converged on the London Line facility. It’s the 16th annual Ribfest put on by the Sarnia Kinsmen and this year [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #136

The Show #136

The Entertainment Scene: Julian Taylor joins us at K106.3FM and talks about his latest album called “TECH NOIR”. You can also see the latest video from Julian Taylor titled “Never Gonna Give You Up” In The Community: Sarnia Ribfest 2014 begins this week out at Hiawatha Horse Park. Entertainment and Hospitality Co-ordinator Kerry M [...]

‘Books and Biscotti’ event to celebrate works of Italian-Canadian writers

Debbie Okun Hill

Two new Italian-themed anthologies featuring the work of established and emerging Italian-Canadian writers and a sports-themed poetry collection will be locally launched and showcased as part of this year’s “Books and Biscotti” event, Sunday, June 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Dante Club, 1330 London Road (side entrance hall) in Sarnia. All three books (Italian Canadians [...]

A great weekend for Sarnia Artwalk 2014

Cheeky Monkey co-owner Mary Anne Peloza and her grandson Owen Roberts were at the heart of Sarnia Artwalk 2014 this weekend.

Whether you were able to attend Sarnia Artwalk 2014 on Saturday, Sunday or both days, chances are you had a great weekend. Thanks to’s David Burrows for the pictures provided—and congratulations to all who took part in this community event!  

Les Miserables coming to the Imperial Theatre

Les Miserables coming to Imperial Theatre Sarnia

The theatrical favourite Les Miserables will begin at the Imperial Theatre this Friday June 6. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. The production is being put together [...]

First Friday Funfest bringing high energy music to Sarnia

Rob Jenkins & The Room

Sarnia’s First Friday, June 6 is going to be Rocking with three of the most fun-loving, energetic party bands around. It’s happening at 148 Front St (the old CHOK building) with K106.3′s very own Rob Jenkins and THE ROOM kicking off the party at 8 p.m. with their fun music and entertaining showmanship. Next at [...]

Three new Alix Art Gallery exhibitions open to public this First Friday

art gallery opening

First Friday, June 6 marks the opening of three new exhibitions at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery that span historical, contemporary, video and new media practices. The major summer exhibition, Making Methods, was produced with the Robert McLaughlin Gallery and features Sarnia native Mark Stebbins and Toronto-based artists Sam Mogelonsky, and Becky Ip. [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #135

The Show this week

  The Entertainment Scene: Les Miserables coming to the Imperial Theatre. Andrew Colborne who plays the Male lead role talks to us about the performance. In The Community: Frank “The Hammer” White talks about his upcoming fight in Finland. APPS with Mark Russell: A new addition to “The Show” Mark Russell has weekly Tech Tips! [...]

Astronaut and Sarnia native Chris Hadfield to make special appearance at Sarnia homecoming event

The Sarnia Centennial Celebration Committee (SCCC) has unveiled plans for their reunion, The Gathering, and astronaut Chris Hadfield is on the bill. The event will take place at the RBC Centre on June 28 and will feature a musical performance by Sarnia’s own Hadfield. He will also present on his historic space flight. The event [...]

Sarnia Artwalk returns for a 12th year on June 7-8

sarnia downtown

The downtown Sarnia core will once again be transformed into a sea of art, food, music and fun for the 12th annual Sarnia Artwalk. The free event, held on June 7-8, will feature over 120 vendors, workshops, live music, demonstrating artists, and a children`s village. Highlights this year include : TD Multicultural Village Two stages [...]