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Bell Park was alive and rocking this weekend as Budweiser New Music Fest made a stop in Sudbury for two nights.Shows ran from 6 p.m. to midnight on both Friday and Saturday with entertainment from Trailer Park Boys stars Randy and Mr. Lahey interspersed between sets.Friday night was headlined by Kira Isabella and Tim Hicks. Saturday night featured headliners Moist and...

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Aug 31, 2015

The early bird gets the tickets

Today is the last day to grab early bird tickets for Jazz Sudbury Festival. Visit: www.jazzsubury.ca to get your. Supplied photo.

Jazz Sudbury’s seventh annual festival is just around the corner, and the time to buy tickets is now...

Aug 31, 2015

Remember the Labour Day parade? It's back this year

About 10,000 people attended the Labour Day festival organized by the city's labour community last year. This year, more traditional aspects of the holiday have been brought back, including the Labour Day parade. File photo.

Greater Sudbury's labour community traditionally celebrated Labour Day with a parade in downtown Sud...

Aug 30, 2015

New Music Fest takes over Bell Park (15 photos)

Big Wreck closed out New Music Fest on Aug. 29 at Grace Hartman Amphitheatre. Photo by: Matt Durnan.

Bell Park was alive and rocking this weekend as Budweiser New Music Fest made a stop in Sudbury for ...

Aug 29, 2015

Dramedy set in Manitoba will be screened at Cinéfest Sudbury

Joey King and Jonas Chernick star in a Borealis, which will be screened during Cinéfest Sudbury on Sept. 20. Photo: www.gat.ca

Borealis, Sean Garrity’s Manitoba-set, comedic-drama road trip movie starring veteran comic actor Ke...

Aug 29, 2015

Mascot mania at New Sudbury Days (7 photos)

Mascots line up to greet their fans at the first ever Sudbury mascot beauty contest. Photo by: Matt Durnan.

A large crowd gathered at the New Sudbury Centre parking lot on Aug. 29 for Sudbury's first ever mas...

Aug 28, 2015

Video: Check out our list of the best back-to-school flicks

Back to school is both a depressing and exciting time for students. Why not get them in the mood with a back-to-school movie festival?

Students in Greater Sudbury will be heading back to class Sept. 8.To celebrate the highs and lows of... Video:

Aug 28, 2015

Children's film series announced for Cinéfest Sudbury

No, this isn't another bear sighting in Sudbury, but a promotional poster for the indie-film Terre des ours, which will be part of Cinéfest Sudbury's Indie-Can programme this year. Photo: cinemaleclap.ca

Cinéfest Sudbury has announced this year’s selection of some of the most diverse indie films in Cana...

Aug 28, 2015

Gallery displays artist Gary Moratz's work next month

Check out the work of Gary Moratz at Artists on Elgin next month. Supplied photo.

Artists on Elgin is exhibiting artist Gary Moratz's work for the month of September.Moratz works wit...

Aug 28, 2015

Keen eye for cinema? Check out First Cut Screenings

No Stranger Than Love is one of two films that will appear in the First Cut Screenings line up at the 27th annual Sudbury Cinefest. Photo from liveforfilms.com

Cinéfest Sudbury has announced two films that will appear in the First Cut Screenings line-up for th...

Aug 28, 2015

Weekend fun: New Sudbury Days kicks off Saturday morning

The New Sudbury Centre — and the New Sudbury community — has come a long way since the 1950s, when this photo was taken. Supplied photo.

Blue skies and sun-kissed faces are promised at the first annual New Sudbury Family Fun Days on Aug....

Aug 28, 2015

Turn back time at the Anderson Farm fall fair

Steve Smith's giant pumpkins are always a big draw at the Anderson Farm Museum Heritage Society's annual fall fair, set to take place this year on Sept. 12. File photo.

Want your kids to experience some down-at-the-farm fun? The Anderson Farm Museum Heritage Society's ...

Aug 27, 2015

Artsy? Attend the Sudbury Arts Council's AGM

Interested in promoting arts and culture in Greater Sudbury? The Sudbury Arts Council invites citizens to attend its AGM or even join the board of directors. Supplied photo.

All members of the Sudbury Arts Council and interested citizens are invited to attend the organizati...

Aug 27, 2015

With Monday gala reveal, Cinéfest lineup now complete

“The Stanford Prison Experiment” is Cinéfest's Monday night gala. Supplied photo.

Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival has announced its Monday night gala is “The Stanford Pr...

Aug 27, 2015

A beauty contest like no other debuts in Sudbury

Calling all mascots! Registration is open for the first ever Sudbury mascot beauty contest. File photo.

The majesty, the pageantry, the indisputable grace, and of course, the extra large heads.Come on out...

Aug 27, 2015

Ribs and The Rolling Stones: Who can beat that combo?

The Rolling Stones tribute band Hot Rocks will perform at Downtown Sudbury Ribfest Sept. 5. Supplied photo.

Rolling Stones fans are in for a treat at this year's Downtown Sudbury Ribfest, set to take place Se...

Aug 26, 2015

PGW: ‘Sick Little Thing’ is a sweet little vid

Pistol George Warren released a new video this week for the tune Sick Little Thing, off the band’s new album, “Oceapur 9.” Photo supplied

Pistol George Warren continues to be one of Greater Sudbury’s most unique and interesting musical ex... Video:

Aug 26, 2015

Fagroongala has a musical treat for you

Head to Salute Aug. 27 for a musical performance by Fagroongala. Supplied photo.

The new group Fagroongala has a musical treat for Sudburians at their latest pop-up concert, set to ...

Aug 26, 2015

Loewenberg holding 'campaign hootenanny' on weekend

Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus will be performing at Sudbury NDP candidate Paul Loewenberg's campaign hootenanny event Aug. 30. Supplied photo.

Sudbury NDP candidate Paul Loewenberg is holding what he's calling a “campaign hootenanny” Aug. 30 a...

Aug 26, 2015

Caption this photo and win free tickets!

Caption this image of martial arts icon Chuck Norris holding a French horn to win free tickets to the Sudbury Symphony Orchestra. Supplied

Every Wednesday, the Sudbury Symphony Orchestra is asking people to caption a photo through its Face...

Aug 26, 2015

Former band geek? No Strings Attached wants you

The No Strings Attached Community Band is pictured here in 2014. The community concert band celebrates 15 years this season. Supplied photo.

Do you miss your days as a high school band geek? Do you regret giving up your instrument as more pr...

Aug 25, 2015

Sudbury-shot Ethan Hawke film given Cinéfest gala slot

Ethan Hawke stars in the film “Born to be Blue,” about jazz legend Chet Baker. It was filmed last fall in Sudbury, including right in front of the NorthernLife.ca office. Supplied photo.

NorthernLife.ca staffers were star-struck last October when A-list actor Ethan Hawke showed up right...

Aug 24, 2015

Fiddler's 2nd place finish nothing to sneeze at

Paul Lemelin won first place at the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Competition in 2014. He came in second place this year. Photo by Lois Siegel.

Last August, local fiddler Paul Lemelin took first place in the open category against 20 other fiddl...

Aug 24, 2015

Video: Three ways to ease your child’s school bus riding jitters

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Starting kindergarten can be a scary time for some kids.... Video: First bus ride

Aug 21, 2015

Go on a bender at Stack Brewing

Stack Brewing and ARC Climbing Yoga Fitness have partnered for a special yoga class and beer sampling event on Aug. 30. Photo: yogajournal.com

The list of activities associated with beer drinking has long been one that includes actions that ar...

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