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THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #119

The Show with David Burrows

    Episode #119 Online at This Week! Recap of Sarnia Snowfest! Pics from Autumns Cannon & Platinum Blonde The Stubborn Mule!   The Music Scene: Vern Shank from The Cherry Drops talks with us about the bands music and their groovy style! In The Community: Mark Tetreault shares details about his upcoming “Rockumentary” “Nostalgia Kills” To be released on March [...]

Snowfest wraps up with winners selected

Snowfest fans enjoying the fun on Saturday: Thomas Browning, 5, and his grandpa, also Thomas Browning, both of Sarnia.

Sarnia Snowfest wrapped up with lots of the white stuff and several winners for artistry in carving. Two U.S.-based teams came away with first and second place prizes. At the top was a team made up of Bob Fulks, Ian Washington and Shannon Underhill. Another team that included Eric Hutchinson and Derek Sapikowski was second. [...]

Virginia Plain debuts at Cheeky Monkey as part of First Friday

Virginia Plain at CHeeky Monkey First Friday

    By DAVID BURROWS Virginia Plain’s take of LCD Soundsystem’s “You Want A Hit” and Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb” were huge crowd pleasers at the First Friday concert at Cheeky Monkey. I thought their version of LCD Soundsystem’s song was so good I requested it as their closing song for the evening. Looking around [...]

Platinum Blonde & Autumns Cannon big hit at Stubborn Mule

Shaun Francisco
Autumns Cannon

The concert began early at 8pm with Autumns Cannon taking the stage anxiously. The band from Ottawa eager to please the early crowd with their music started off with their self-titled album song “Open Letter.” “We are so thankful to be opening for Platinum Blonde,” said frontman Shaun Francisco. As the band continued on with [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #118

The Show with David Burrows

Episode #118 This week Frank “The Hammer” White wins boxing title. Platinum Blonde will be playing The Stubborn Mule on Saturday Feb. 8th Hear the interview with Platinum Blonde frontman Mark Holmes Feb. First Friday w. VIRGINIA PLAIN @ Cheeky Monkey See their video “Stoke me a clipper” Sarnia Snowfest organizer Dan Tidball talks about [...]

Platinum Blonde playing The Stubborn Mule this Saturday


  By DAVID BURROWS The 80`s has always been one of my favourite generations of music. Perhaps because that was my high school days. One that I always remembered and truly enjoyed was  ”Platinum Blonde.” The band originally began as a tribute band performing the music of “The Police,” but as it became more popular [...]

Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery featuring works by Aboriginal artists

alix art gallery friday

Several new showings of art from some of Canada’s finest Aboriginal artists began last night at the Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery in downtown Sarnia. A preview of the displays—including Curiouser and Curiouser–was held Thursday evening, with a talk by Ron Noganosh, who discussed his multi-faceted artistic practice that is also featured at the [...]

Snowfest has a new home—downtown Sarnia this weekend

Snowfest artists Eric Huchinson (left) and Derek Sapikowski, both from Michigan, take a break from their artistry on Friday night in downtown Sarnia.

The iconic winter celebration in Sarnia is this weekend with a new home—Lochiel Street between Christina St. N. and Front St. N. Carvers including visitors Eric Hutchinson of Freeland, Mich., and Derek Sapikowski of Saginaw, Mich., were busy Friday night on their works of art, in their case a creation they’ve dubbed “Roll Out the [...]

Imperial Theatre to feature one night showing of ‘Blood Brother’

blood brother

Sarnia’s Imperial Theatre is featuring a one-night showing of “Blood Brother,” a film about a man that from a fractured family and a troubled past that set out to make a difference. Tickets for the Thursday, Feb. 13 performance, which begins at 7:30 p.m., are $15. Rocky Braat had no plan but went to India [...]

County offering positive parenting programs


Lambton Public Health offers various parenting programs in communities across Lambton County. All sessions are FREE, and free child care is available, but space is limited. The programs include: Single Parenting, Creating a Healthy Life offers support and new ideas to help you meet the challenges of single parenting or co-parenting. Discover your strengths and [...]