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Festival of Good Things ‘on a roll’ with second successful event

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Last weekend’s Festival of Good Things appears to be “on a roll,” with organizers saying the community gathering was just about everything expected. Nathan Colquhoun, who is part of the organizing team, said great music made for great times. Colquhoun singled out Library Voices in particular, the band that was introduced to many new fans. […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #147

The Show with David Burrows #147

Online now! www.davidburrows.ws Highlights: Summer Never Ends, Karaoke Kruise on the Duc d’Orleanswww.ducdorleans.com The Entertainment Scene: Singer/Songwriter Emm Gryner shares her time and talks about her career and shares advice for independent performers! In The Community: Mary Anne Peloza from Cheeky Monkey talks about their Charity poster sale in support of the sick kids hospital. Apps with Mark Russell: […]

Group issues audition call for upcoming production

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Auditions for the Lambton Young Theatre Players’ winter production of ARABIAN NIGHTS!, written and directed by Nancy Keys, will take place Sept. 9, 10 and 11 in Petrolia. ARABIAN NIGHTS! will be the sixth main stage presentation for the Lambton Young Theatre Players, and is part of a performance training program under the direction of […]

School bus safety study has OPP issuing reminder to motorists in back-to-school season

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Lambton OPP, while gearing up for the “back-to-school” season, is expressing concern over a province-wide five-day study by the Independent School Bus Operators Association that was conducted last May. In that study, which was done between May 5 and May 9, 2014, a significant number of drivers said that motorists had failed to stop for […]

‘Festival of Good Things’ returns this weekend with free activities and ticketed evening concert

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With the success of the inaugural Festival of Good Things under their belt, organizers are set to go big with expanded programming and a ticketed evening show featuring Tragically Hip front man Gord Downie in what is being billed as “Gord Downie, The Sadies, And The Conquering Sun.” The second edition of Festival of Good […]

OPINION: Fighting, headshots and the rules that change as a result

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By JON MAILLET Last week OHL Commissioner David Branch released some new rule changes addressing staged fights and head hits in the Ontario Hockey League. It is no secret that Branch has targeted fighting in recent years, and given the attention to concussions, has been met with some fanfare. Granted, this issue of fighting is […]

Bluewater Beach Fest continues on Sunday

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Visitors to Canatara Park this weekend (Saturday and Sunday, August 23-24) are in for a treat as Bluewater Beach Fest continues through Sunday evening. Among the features is an opportunity to rent one of the stand-up paddle boards available from Paddle Culture Inc. Stand-up paddle boarding is one of the fastest-outdoor activities for the water […]

Get ready to enjoy Bluewater Beach Fest this weekend!

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It’s Bluewater Beach Fest time in Sarnia-Lambton. The inaugural event, which will take place at Canatara Park tomorrow (Saturday, August 23) and Sunday (August 24) is being organized by Ashley Tanguay of Memorable Moments, an event planning company located on Front Street. Hours for both days are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tanguay has put […]

Final ‘Indiefest’ event of the season wraps up this Saturday

Gypsy Flats is one of the bands that will be performing at Saturday night's Indiefest at Rustic (formerly the Stubborn Mule).

Indiefest, the music showcase in its second year, is holding its four-band competition this Saturday (August 23). The event, advance tickets for which are on sale for $5 at the Cheeky Monkey ($8 at the door), will begin at 3 p.m. with a youth talent showcase and 6:30 p.m. for the Battle of the Bands […]

Petrolia teenager ‘very happy’ with leg received from War Amps

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Being a left leg amputee hasn’t stopped 14-year-old Cody Bell of Petrolia from living a full and active life. In fact, he can do everything everyone else can do, sometimes with the help of a special device. Cody was recently fitted with a new artificial leg which he wears for everyday use, thanks to support […]