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The Star Keeper, a universal play without words for audiences aged four years and up, has circled the planet many times since 1997, gathering many awards along the way.The play comes to TNO April 11, with two stagings, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.Borderless theatre of images, shadows and light, The Star Keeper is immersed in the magical universe of children's dreams. The pup...

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Mar 30, 2015

10 April Fool's pranks to get your kids before they get you!

April 1 is right around the corner, so here are some easy, kid friendly ways to have a laugh with your little ones.

Just because you're an adult doesn't mean you have to act like one.April 1 is right around the corne...

Mar 30, 2015

From page to stage: PlaySmelter is back for third season

PlaySmelter is back for a third season, giving audiences a chance to participate in the creative process of developing a new play.

PlaySmelter, Sudbury's festival of new play readings, has announced its lineup for the third annual ...

Mar 30, 2015

Egg-stra, egg-stra we have our winners!

There were ten hidden eggs scattered throughout our website and 11 in our print edition ... Egg-zosting!

Congratulations to our Easter Egg Hunt winners!We had more than 100 entries for our print and websit...

Mar 29, 2015

Sudburians show off their superpowers (6 photos)

Everett Lefebvre, 4, shows off his muscles during the Heroes and Villains Fun Day at the Garson Arena March 28. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Families dressed up in superhero and villain costumes took over the Garson Arena's banquet hall Marc...

Mar 29, 2015

1950s-themed gala benefits hospital foundation (7 photos)

Troy and Lisa Cameron channelled “The King” during the Taste Street fundraiser for the Health Sciences North Foundation March 27. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Poodle skirts, Elvis hair and leather jackets were in abundance during the March 27 Taste Street fun...

Mar 29, 2015

TNO presents The Star Keeper

The Star Keeper is staged at TNO at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. April 11. Supplied photo.

The Star Keeper, a universal play without words for audiences aged four years and up, has circled th...

Mar 29, 2015

Explore the mysteries of string art

Curious about string art? Register to learn about it at the Public Library. Supplied photo.

Sudburians are invited to learn the skill of string art at the Main Public Library Makerspace on Apr...

Mar 29, 2015

Graphic-Con needs you

Graphic-Con 2015 is looking for vendors, artists and others to take part in the June 6 event at Science North. Supplied photo.

Graphic-Con 2015 is seeking vendors, artists and others who cater to fan culture to participate in t...

Mar 28, 2015

Musicians needed for Bell Park summer shows

Performers are invited to take part in the Bell Park Concert Series this summer. Supplied photo.

The city invites local musicians to apply for an opportunity to perform during the annual Bell Park ...

Mar 28, 2015

Blues concert honours Debi Anselmo's memory (2 photos)

Debi Anselmo is seen her with husband Tony Anselmo in this family photo. Debi passed away last year. Tony has organized an April 10 benefit concert in her memory. Supplied photo.

When Debi Anselmo was undergoing cancer treatment, she would often drop by the Northern Cancer Found...

Mar 27, 2015

Westminster winner, top show dog is a real 'princess'

Handler Will Alexander shows off Miss P the beagle — who won best in show at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City in February — travelled with Alexander to the Nickel District Kennel Club Dog Show, which took place in Coniston March 27-29. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Will Alexander said he's convinced Miss P, a champion show beagle, knows she's a VIP (meaning, of co...

Mar 27, 2015

Prayers for homeless during April 1 walk

 The Walk of Faith and Exploration, which highlights the plight of the needy and the homeless, starts at 5 p.m. April 1. Supplied photo.

Several downtown churches are participating in a walk around the downtown April 1 to create awarenes...

Mar 27, 2015

Pop-up concert at climbing facility March 28

 Violist Jane Russell and clarinetist Rebecca Danard will perform at a pop-up concert at ARC Climbing Yoga Fitness March 28. Supplied photo.

Jane Russell, principal violist with the Sudbury Symphony Orchestra, presents her March pop-up conce...

Mar 26, 2015

Meet Westminster-winning beagle at local dog show

Miss P the beagle, who won this year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, will appear at the Nickel District Kennel Club Dog Show in Coniston this weekend. Supplied photo.

The 2015 winner of the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City — Miss P, a Can...

Mar 25, 2015

CONTEST: Join the great NorthernLife.ca egg hunt!

Feeling egg-cited? Egg-zilerated? Get in on this Easter egg hunt! Supplied

What's more exciting than an Easter egg hunt? How about a digital Easter egg hunt and a $50 gift cer...

Mar 25, 2015

Music educator to be honoured at gala this weekend

 This year's Joan Mantle Music Trust Community Award goes to the late music educator Peter Schneider. Supplied photo.

Longtime educator and musical performer Peter Schneider has been selected as this year’s (posthumous...

Mar 25, 2015

Photo: Besssst friendssssss forever

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Leanna Mongrain sent in this photo of her shitzu, Teddy, and her daughter's corn snake, Soda, pallin...

Mar 25, 2015

Singing Wal-Mart employee needs your votes

Laurentian University student Dominica Frometa is one of the finalists in the Wal-Mart Associate Talent Search. Supplied photo.

Singing has always been a hobby of Dominica Frometa's. The third-year Laurentian University concurre...

Mar 25, 2015

Game Jam at Anywhere Creator Space

Anywhere Creator Space is a collaborative workplace that aims at giving your ideas, passions, and skills a place to begin and come to life. Photo by Andrew Knapp.

This past February, Anywhere Creator Space opened its doors to the public, offering up a shared comm...

Mar 24, 2015

Netflix's OITNB star filming in Sudbury

Written and directed by Danny Peres, "Antibirth" features "Orange Is The New Black" star Natasha Lyonne.

Traverse Media, Hideaway Pictures and Timshell Picture are in Sudbury this week shooting for the ind...

Mar 24, 2015

La Nuit sur l'étang celebrates 42 years (3 photos)

Sudbury's Martine Fortin, 18, will perform at both La Nuit émergente and La Nuit sur l'étang this weekend. File photo.

Given La Nuit sur l'étang is in its 42nd year, and has launched the careers of storied Francophone m...

Mar 23, 2015

Serge Monette passes the torch

Former Sudburian Serge Monette recently released his third CD, Capital humain. Supplied photo.

Serge Monette had a very special guest at the Sudbury launch of his third CD, Capital humain, last w...

Mar 23, 2015

Nairn Centre timber wolf poses for camera (2 photos)

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Ross Frood Jr. sent NorthernLife.ca photos of a timber wolf.The Sudbury resident said he has five tr...

Mar 22, 2015

STC's 'Red' tells the story of bad boy artist

Check out Red at Sudbury Theatre Centre March 26 to April 4. Supplied photo.

What if you’re at the top of your game and they change the rules? What if you’re the master of your ...

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