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In Shakespeare's time, theatre-goers were rather more boisterous than they are now, cat-calling and cheering, and even throwing vegetables.In some ways, Sudbury Theatre Centre's “The Rocky Horror Show” — which runs Sept. 25 to Oct. 18 — marks a return to this raucous style of audience participation.That's because it's based on the cult classic 1975 film “The Rocky Hor...

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Sep 30, 2014

Cook for Me Sudbury names finalists

The two finalists in Cook for Me Sudbury are Mike Sipos and Sandra Beites. Supplied photo.

Cook for Me Sudbury is Sudbury Living’s newest signature event, and has got the community buzzing.Th...

Sep 30, 2014

Attention Fred-heads: Eaglesmith back in Sudbury Oct. 25

Fred Eaglesmith is back in the Sudbury area again Oct. 25 to play a concert at the Italian Club in Copper Cliff. Supplied photo.

It seems that Fred Eaglesmith likes the Sudbury area. A few months after playing small shows in Noel...

Sep 30, 2014

Oktoberfest announces musical lineup

Amanda Davids and the FunkRiders are the headliners at the inaugural Northern Lights Oktoberfest, which takes place in Bell Park this weekend. Supplied photo.

Northern Lights Festival Boréal has announced its music lineup for the first annual Northern Lights ...

Sep 29, 2014

Art exhibition inspires evening of dance

Performers from Dance Evolution will be among those taking part in the “Dance Works in Progress” event at the Art Gallery of Sudbury Oct. 3. Supplied photo.

Art Gallery of Sudbury will host a presentation starting at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 called “Dance Works in Pro...

Sep 29, 2014

Cambrian music faculty to entertain Oct. 3

The Sudbury Guitar Trio will perform at Cambrian College Oct. 3. Supplied photo.

Cambrian College will continue an annual tradition with its Faculty Potpourri concert Oct. 3.The con...

Sep 29, 2014

Artists on Elgin the 'place to be' in October

Local artist Sarah King Gold works on a painting. An interactive installation called “A place to be” by King Gold will be on display at Artists on Elgin throughout the month of October. Supplied photo.

An interactive installation called “A place to be” by local artist Sarah King Gold will be on displa...

Sep 26, 2014

Fiddlin' his way to the top

Paul Lemelin recently took home the top prize in the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Competition. Supplied photo.

Paul Lemelin is a busy guy. Not only is he a married father of four who works at Vale Exploration, t... Video:

Sep 26, 2014

Confetti and catcalls: Audiences key to Rocky Horror

Audiences are welcome to participate in Sudbury Theatre Centre's “The Rocky Horror Show,” which runs Sept. 25 to Oct. 18. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

In Shakespeare's time, theatre-goers were rather more boisterous than they are now, cat-calling and ...

Sep 25, 2014

The spirit of co-operation

Young models, from left, Mischa Kennedy, Elizabeth Kennedy, Caleb Seguin, Scarlett Jacobs and Kayleigh Brunet are featured in a photo shoot that brought together a number of businesses that lent their time and talent to make it happen. Photo by Amanda White Photography.

Putting aside any competitive nature, a number of local business owner joined forces recently in an ...

Sep 24, 2014

Cinéfest Sudbury hands out hardware

Callam Rodya's Beautiful Monster took home the first place prize in the open category of the Best in Shorts competition. Supplied photo.

Cinéfest Sudbury is done for another year, and several filmmakers went home with some new hardware.H...

Sep 24, 2014

Cambrian offers music lessons

The Cambrian Academy of Music is accepting registrations for its fall session. The academy offers music lessons in piano, voice, guitar, woodwind and brass, string instruments, including Suz...

Sep 24, 2014

Local author explores life in WWII Netherlands

A book signing for Renny deGroot's book “Family Business” takes place at Chapters starting at 11 a.m. Sept. 27. Supplied photo.

Sudbury author Renny deGroot is holding a book signing Sept. 27 for her debut adult novel, “Family B...

Sep 24, 2014

TNO takes home Premier's Award

Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario executive director Geneviève Pineault is seen here accepting the 2014 Premier's Award for Excellence in the Arts from Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Michael Coteau. Supplied photo.

Sudbury's Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario (TNO) recently beat out five other finalists to win a 2014 Premi...

Sep 23, 2014

Director comes home for The Rocky Horror Show

 "The Rocky Horror Show" director Kelly Straughan (bottom row, centre) poses with the show's cast. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Given Kelly Straughan basically grew up at Sudbury Theatre Centre, it's no wonder the building holds...

Sep 22, 2014

Magical Paws woof fest returns Oct. 4

Magical Paws Pet Therapy is holding its third annual Fun Fur Facts Woof Fest Oct. 4.

Magical Paws Pet Therapy is holding its third annual Fun Fur Facts Woof Fest Oct. 4.The event, which...

Sep 22, 2014

Jones LeBeau's photo wins 2015 Picture our Lakes

As the winner of the Picture our Lakes Contest, Jones LeBeau's photo of the Wanapitei River appears on the cover of the 2015 Picture Our Lakes calendar. Supplied photo.

As the winner of the Picture our Lakes Contest, Jones LeBeau's photo of the Wanapitei River appears ...

Sep 20, 2014

Art of Julie Venne Courtemanche on display at STC

Check out the art of Julie Venne Courtemanche at Sudbury Theatre Centre. Supplied photo.

Julie Venne Courtemanche is the first in a series of artists showcasing their works during the 2014-...

Sep 19, 2014

Writing doctor prescribes crime thriller

Local author Sean Costello's seventh novel, “Squall,” will be available for purchase at Chapters Oct. 1. Supplied photo.

In the late 1980s, Sean Costello achieved what many aspiring authors only dream of — a book deal wit...

Sep 19, 2014

Check out Culture Days activities Sept. 26-28

Once again, Sudburians are participating in the national Culture Days weekend, which takes place Sept. 26-28.

Once again, Sudburians are participating in the national Culture Days weekend, which takes place Sep...

Sep 19, 2014

Atheists, skeptics invited to November conference

 Spencer Lucas, seen here speaking at a January 2014 press conference, is the organizer of an upcoming conference in Toronto for atheists, humanists, freethinkers, secularists and skeptics. File photo.

Are you an atheist? How about a humanist, freethinker, secularist or skeptic? If so, a local man is ...

Sep 17, 2014

Local movie-making less costly thanks to partnership

William F. White International has set up a location inside the Northern Ontario Film Studios. From left are Dan St. Amour, William F. White vice-president, commercial production services, Paul Bronfman, chairman and CEO of Whites, David Anselmo, Northern Ontario Film Studios president of production and Denis Rochon, program co-ordinator for the film and television project with the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Film productions hoping to shoot in Sudbury got a bit of good news this week. William F. White Inter... Video:

Sep 17, 2014

Event celebrates 'dynamic' Indian dance form

Check out some Indian Kathak dancing at Sudbury Secondary School's Sheridan Auditorium starting at 7 p.m. Sept. 19. Supplied photo.

The India-Canada Association of Sudbury is holding a celebration of the Indian dance form Kathak at ...

Sep 17, 2014

Young musicians invited to Rock A Future tour

The Vancouver band Childsplay is participating in The Rock A Future — The Next Generation Tour, which visits Sudbury Oct. 4. Supplied photo.

The Rock A Future — The Next Generation Tour, featuring music education and entertainment, visits Su...

Sep 16, 2014

Nine-year love triangle: Students learn art of filmmaking

The first chapter in the film “Perspective” is seen here in this screen shot. All three existing chapters will be screened at Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival starting at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Supplied photo.

If you're at Silver City Cinemas Friday afternoon, expect to see some excited Thorneloe University m...

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