Posts Tagged ‘arts’

In Sarnia’s Centennial Year, Gallery in the Grove beginning its ‘year of Lambton County’ exhibitions

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The Gallery in the Grove, which is featuring ONLY Lambton County artists as its own tribute to Sarnia’s Centennial Year, is starting out with a February exhibition that features the local 6+1 Art Group. The exhibition begins with a reception on Feb. 2 (from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.) and wraps up on Feb. 22. [...]

Petrolia Community Theatre gets naughty starting Thursday at VPP

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  Petrolia Community Theatre takes to the VPP stage this week with "Nana's Naughty Knickers" by Katherine DiSavino. It's a hilarious comedy about a savvy senior citizen, Sylvia Charles, who has started a business in her apartment – she's selling lingerie for seniors! Unfortunately, it's illegal! When her granddaughter, Bridget, arrives for the summer, Nana’s secret [...]

Sarnia’s nightlife and entertainment weekly rundown from SarniaRocks.com beginning Jan. 17, 2013

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LambtonShield.com and Michele Dionne, of SarniaRocks.com, have partnered up to provide our readers with the most accurate, thorough weekly guide to Sarnia's burgeoning nightlife and entertainment scenes as well as information about charity and other non-profit events. Each week, LambtonShield.com updates its readers with the latest information about what's happening in and around Sarnia-Lambton.    [...]

Voyageur, Canada’s Six String Nation Guitar, is coming to Sarnia

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Voyageur, Canada’s very own Guitar, is coming to Sarnia on January 31 and February 1, 2013.  Jowi Taylor, the visionary behind the creation of the Voyageur, will tell the story of the Six String Nation Guitar: 64 Pieces – 6 Strings – 1 Canada – 1 Guitar.  Pieces include Paul Henderson’s hockey stick, a seat from Massey [...]

Dignitaries get glimpse of Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery ahead of Oct. 5 opening

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The Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery welcomed its first guests with a Dignitary Reception Friday afternoon, the first official opening event of the new gallery. Those in attendance heard remarks from special guests including:  Patricia Davidson, Member of Parliament for Sarnia-Lambton (who also represented the Honorable James Moore, Minister of Heritage); Lambton County Warden [...]

Today’s the big day for Rotary Art in the (Mike Weir) Park

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It's quite a bit cooler than last year's inaugural event, but a jacket (and some money for all those crafts you're going to buy) is all you'll need to enjoy Art in the Park, hosted by the Rotary Club of Sarnia Bluewaterland. The event runs through 4 p.m. today (Saturday, Sept. 8) with proceeds going [...]

Artwalk launches 5th Annual Downtown Restaurant Tour

Sarnia Artwalk restaurant tour will take place May 3 from 6 pm - 10 pm

Artwalk is pleased to continue a growing tradition in Sarnia- the downtown restaurant tour.  Last year hundreds of people took part in this growing event and enjoyed local produce from some of the best restaurants in the city. Organizers said this is an opportunity for the public to experience the service and cuisine of nearly [...]

Inaugural CANstruction competition is a success according to organizers

CANstruction's Junior Outstanding Structure winning team and exhibit coined 'I CAN mobile'

Sarnia's Inn of the Good Sheperd's inaugural CANstruction competition and non-perishable food donation drive is an unqualified success according to Executive Director Myles Vanni. After months of planning and painstaking preparation, the first annual CANstruction competition culminated over the weekend with remarkable canned structures being built one day and winners chosen by event judges on [...]

‘An Event Apart’ to offer a big city art experience without the big city price tag, promises ‘unique art, unique gifts, unique experience”

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An Event Apart promises those who attend, according to organizers, a unique and exciting one of a kind event meant to allow local residents an opportunity to view and purchase works of leading Canadian artists and with proceeds going to St. Joseph’s Hospice. The exhibition is slated to kick off Apr. 27, 7 p.m. to [...]

Artwalk Sarnia-Lambton organizers calling on vendors for this year’s annual warm weather Artwalk festival

Sarnia-Lambton Artwalk will take place on June 2-3

Sarnia Artwalk organizers are calling on local artists and environmentalists to step up as vendors for the upcoming Artwalk that will take place on Jun. 3 and 4. Vendors will have the opportunity to pick their own booth location, on a first come, first serve basis according to organizers. Vendors can register for Artwalk by [...]