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From left, James Woito, Michael Gulliver, Jerry Novak, Kevin Rabishaw, and Jamie Lynne Hunt. Jerry Novack is representing The Grind while the others represent the contemporary Christian band Gate47.

Funny In a Good Way

With the blessing of the Pembroke Area Clergy Association (PACA), a local group is set to launch an event that will bring an evening of laughter, praise and worship to the Valley.As a kickoff to the annual week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the event is set to take place at Festival Hall on Jan. 20, 2018. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event will

Lead singer Jean-Marc Pisapia of The Box performs for the crowd during the annual Musicfest Summer Concert Series on Saturday July 23, 2016 at Del Crary Park in Peterborough, Ont. The Box is a Canadian new wave group from Montreal. Founded in 1981, they achieved commercial success in Canada, recording four charting albums and 10 charting singles between 1984 and 1990. The group broke up in 1992, but a new lineup of the band was founded in 2005. This iteration of the group has released two further albums. The band was formed in 1981 by Jean-Marc Pisapia, an early member of Men Without Hats. He recruited guitarist Guy Florent and bassist Jean-Pierre Brie for the band, who were known as Checkpoint Charlie before settling on the name The Box. Whitehorse takes to the Fred Anderson Stage on Wednesday, July 27 starting at 8 p.m. Clifford Skarstedt/Peterborough Examiner/Postmedia Network

Seeing The Box live, on the bucket list

EDITOR'S NOTE: Rick Wharton, actor, comedian, radio personality, The Conspiracy Guy, and Festival Hall director, brings The Daily Observer readers exclusive interviews with some of the acts coming to Festival Hall. Instead of traditional story format, these pieces are brought to you in the question and answer format in the same way the interviews t

Talented artist Vallerie Sherman performs as Ann Wilson of Heart in the tribute band Just Heart which takes to the Festival Hall stage in Pembroke Saturday night.

Vallerie Sherman: A Heart-felt performance

EDITOR'S NOTE: Rick Wharton, actor, comedian, radio personality, The Conspiracy Guy, and Festival Hall director, brings The Daily Observer readers exclusive interviews with some of the acts coming to Festival Hall. Instead of traditional story format, these pieces are brought to you in the question and answer format in the same way the interviews t