Archive for the ‘Spotlight’ Category

Critically acclaimed independent singer-songwriter Ginger Doss in town tonight for a special engagement at local coffee shop

International independent musician and artist Ginger Doss in town tonight, Aug. 8, for a special engagement.

Featured Photograph courtesy of The Austin Chronicle International critically acclaimed independent singer-songwriter Ginger Doss is in town tonight for a very special, intimate live performance that’s being hosted by Coffee Lodge on the corner of Exmouth and Capel. Ginger Doss, a veteran artist, musician and performer from Austin, Texas, is expected to bring her unique, soulful […]

Captain Kidd Days return this weekend for its 28th annual run, three days of fun for the whole family and great live music on tap

Captain Kidd Days '13 is back for it's 28th annual family festival from August 2-4.

Photographs courtesy of Captain Kidd Days Looking for something to do this weekend for the entire family or craving some of the region’s best live cover music? Look no further because we’ve got exactly what the doctor ordered – Captain Kidd Days are back for what could possibly be the best year yet since its inception […]

Sarnia Kinsmen Ribfest ’13 turned a dilemma into a winning situation, more of everything for everyone

The Mudmen returned to Ribfest this year due to popular demand.

Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau & Becca Wiggins Talking about quick thinking; thinking outside the box and turning lemons into lemonade.  All clichés, yes.  Nonetheless, that’s exactly what the organizers of the 4-day event – this year celebrating its 15th anniversary – did when the city notified them that it’s traditional location, Centennial Park, would not be available […]

INDIEFEST: First of five “Indienights” delivers tour de force with outstanding turnout and unparalleled independent music

Blurred Vision rocked Sarnia's Stubborn Mule April 20, 2013. Photo is courtesy of INDIEFEST.

Photography is courtesy of Kevin Thorne and INDIEFEST 2013. Story by Joe Burd and Jasmine Theriault. Sarnia’s inaugural celebration of independent music – INDIEFEST – has begun with tour de force, officially kicking off the region’s preeminent summer festival season. INDIEFEST organizers were emotional and very pleased with the first of their Indienights live independent […]

The Show with David Burrows unveils epic ‘facelift’, features Doug Briney, Indiefest 2013, and Cheeky Monkey news

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This week on The Show with David Burrows, The Show reveals its brand new, more visually stunning than ever “facelift” that, in our opinions, ups the ante when it comes to production quality and flexibility. Featured this week on The Show is a Skype interview with independent country star Doug “Alaskan Cowboy” Brinley from Anchorage, […]

Sarnia woman says she inherited notebook with 50-year-old copy of KFC recipe


Just when it appeared that KFC was finished in Sarnia, a local woman has come forward claiming she inherited a 50-year-old copy of Colonel Sander’s recipe for chicken batter last year from her grandmother and wants to go public with her rare find. Kelly Edwards, a 35-year-old student at Lambton College, said she was “astonished” […]

Where are they now? Actor Cameron Mathison


Sarnia born soap opera star and TV host Cameron Mathison had his career hit off not too long ago in January of 1998 when he joined the cast of "All of My Children". Mathison attended McGill University in Montreal and graduated with a Bachelor of civil engineering degree but clearly had more of a passion […]

Power Supply gives champion’s performance as they rocked the Duc D’Orleans up and down St. Clair River

Power Supply rock the Duc D'Orleans August 26

In recent years, Sarnia has clearly become synonymous with large music festivals such as Rogers Bayfest and the annual live music charity bash Get The Ball Rolling, both extravaganzas that not only bring some of the biggest stars in music to town, but also give opportunity to rising stars by showing off sensational home grown […]

Captain Kidd Days back for 27th annual run, three days of ramped up festival fun for the whole family

Captain Kidd Days are almost upon us again, this year scheduled for August 3, 4 and 5

A lot of festivals make the boast of being bigger and better than in years past, but not many of them really deliver like this year's annual Captain Kidd Days, the 27th to be exact, in Corunna – it’s truly bigger and better with something for everyone. “This year’s Captain Kidd has had everything ramped up […]

Bayfest: Hedley, Simple Plan and The Offspring; rain and mud, die hard fans, great memories and generosity highlight final day

Hedley headlined Rogers Bayfest afternoon show on final day of festival

Photography provided courtesy of Kerry Belliveau. "We are such stuff as dreams are made on." ~William Shakespeare This is a quote that came to mind as Rogers Bayfest 2012 wrapped up late Sunday night. That's it folks. It was truly a phenomenal 4-day weekend flanked with astounding talent, unparalleled music, great food and cold beer, […]