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Singing has always been a hobby of Dominica Frometa's. The third-year Laurentian University concurrent education student said she used to perform a lot at church in high school.But no one at her job at the South End Wal-Mart, where she's worked part-time in the deli department for four years, knew about her interest in music. That is, until now. About two weeks ago, 2...

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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 ...

Mar 22, 2015

Northern Lights releases sneak peek of 2015 festival

One of the performers at this year's Northern Lights Festival Boréal is Jayme Stone, sometimes called the called “the Yo-Yo Ma of the banjo.” Supplied photo.

Headliner announcements for this year's Northern Lights Festival Boréal will come in April, but orga...

Mar 22, 2015

Get a taste of the American south with latest Motley show

Jonathan Byrd and his trio, The Pickup Cowboys, perform at the next Motley Kitchen dinner and a show event March 26. Supplied photo.

North Carolina's Jonathan Byrd performs with his trio, The Pickup Cowboys (Johnny Waken and Paul For...

Mar 21, 2015

Get out with the girls at Cousin Vinny's

Head to Cousin Vinny's March 27 for Girls Night Out. Supplied photo.

If you've been itching for a night out with your girlfriends, here's your chance.Cousin Vinny's pres...

Mar 21, 2015

Folk singer wants to learn your secrets

Arnprior-based folk singer Craig Cardiff performs at the Fromagerie Elgin April 3. Supplied photo.

About three years ago, Arnprior-based folk singer Craig Cardiff was out on the road, doing a string ...

Mar 19, 2015

Signs we’re springing forward

Be free little piggies, summer is just around the corner! File photo.

March 20 marks the first day of spring, but as true Canadians, we know that spring doesn't officiall...

Mar 19, 2015

A little construction won't defeat Sue Lampinen

Sudbury artist Sue Lampinen invites everyone to the 20th   anniversary open house at her Regent Street studio, Lampinen Fine   Art and Custom Framing, on April 11. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

As the old saying goes, there's only two seasons in our city — winter and construction. Artist Sue L...

Mar 18, 2015

Scottish folk duo booked for house concert this weekend

Check out Alan Reid and Rob van Sante at a March 22 house concert. Supplied photo.

The traditional Scottish folk duo Alan Reid and Rob van Sante (formerly of Scotland's legendary Batt...

Mar 18, 2015

Mini Energy Festival lights up Makerspace

Ben Lievers, 6, was one of the many children attending the Mini Energy Festival March 17. The workshop, organized by Earth Care Sudbury, promotes sustainable energy and conservation. Photo by Mallika Viegas

Light and energy technology were the subjects of this year’s March Break Festival held at the Greate...

Mar 17, 2015

Wild about comedy with Christina Walkinshaw

Comedian Christina Walkinshaw will perform at a Wild at Heart Wildlife Refuge Centre fundraiser April 10. Photo courtesy of www.ichannel.ca.

A comedy night in support of the Wild at Heart Wildlife Refuge Centre takes place April 10 at the Ca...

Mar 17, 2015

Tickets now on sale for YES Theatre's 'American Idiot'

YES Theatre presents the electric-rock musical “American Idiot” this June. Tickets are now on sale on the troupe's website, www.yestheatre.com. Supplied photo.

Tickets are now on sale for YES Theatre’s production of “American Idiot,” the electric-rock musical ...

Mar 17, 2015

Here comes Sun K

 The Townehouse will host the Toronto band Sun K March 26. Supplied photo.

Toronto band Sun K visits the Townehouse March 26 as part of a tour to promote its album, Northern L...

Mar 17, 2015

Bagpipe fan? 'Scots on the Rocks' is for you

Check out a concert by the Greater Sudbury Police Pipe Band at Lockerby Composite School April 23. Supplied photo.

The Greater Sudbury Police Pipe Band presents its concert, “Scots on the Rocks,” starting at 7 p.m. ...

Mar 17, 2015

Island artist featured in art magazine

Artist Ivan Wheale was honoured by the Art Gallery of Sudbury last October as its first honourary fellow. He's seen here with Art Gallery of Sudbury executive director Karen Tait-Peacock. Wheale is now being featured in the spring edition of Arabella Magazine, Canada's foremost art magazine. File photo.

Little Current artist Ivan Wheale is featured in the spring edition of Arabella Magazine, Canada's f...

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