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Spirit of the Red Pine, a fundraising visual art exhibit by the pARTners for Wolf Lake, will launch next Friday at Cobalt’s Classic Theatre. The exhibit will be on display at the Classic’s Mezzanine Gallery from July 10 to August 2. An opening reception will be held on July 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. The goal of the show is to raise awareness about one of Ontario’s most sign...

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Jul 02, 2015

Video: You helped us sing O Canada!

Richard Gauvreau and his five-year-old grandson, Marco Lisi, sing O Canada at Science North on July 1. Screen capture

When he was out and about on July 1, covering events for NorthernLife.ca, reporter Jonathan Migneaul... Video:

Jul 02, 2015

The 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' you didn't get to see

Downtown Movie Night Under the Stars will help reintroduce the action adventure classic to a new generation with a free screening tonight, at the parking lot corner of Durham and Cedar Streets. Supplied photo.

Few movies have inspired as much devotion from their fans as Steven Spielberg's Indiana Jones: Raide... Video:

Jul 02, 2015

It's here! Northern Lights Festival back for 2015

The Melbourne Ska Orchestra is the Friday headliner at this year's version of Northern Lights Festival Boréal. The big band also played at the 2014 festival. Supplied photo.

The weekend local music lovers have been waiting for all year is back again. Now in its 43rd year, N...

Jul 02, 2015

Missed the fireworks? Check out our gallery (11 photos)

Fireworks over Ramsey Lake as seen on July 1, 2015. Photo by Arron Pickard

Greater Sudbury's Canada Day celebrations were capped off with a spectacular fireworks display at Sc...

Jul 01, 2015

Cobalt art exhibit raises funds to protect Wolf Lake

Located in the Chiniguchi park and river system, outside of the city limits near Kukagami, Wolf Lake is surrounded by what many believe to be the world's largest continuous span of old growth red pine. Spirit of the Red Pine, a fundraising visual art exhibit by the pARTners for Wolf Lake, will launch next Friday at Cobalt’s Classic Theatre. Photo by Rob Nelson.

Spirit of the Red Pine, a fundraising visual art exhibit by the pARTners for Wolf Lake, will launch ...

Jul 01, 2015

Here's 10 facts about Canada Day

John A. MacDonald was Canada's first prime minister. He led the country into Confederation, now celebrated July 1 with Canada Day. Supplied photo.

1. Canada Day is the national day of Canada, a federal statutory holiday celebrating the anniversary...

Jun 30, 2015

Buddies, blood and bud: Visiting the set of THC+

Director William Andrews (right) between filming scenes. Photo by Matt Durnan.

Ambitious, motivated, and Sudbury-centric; those are the trademarks of the cast and crew on THC+.Fro...

Jun 30, 2015

Festival focus: Northern Lights is just right for Dan Mangan

Dan Mangan + Blacksmith are the Sunday headliners at this weekend's Northern Lights Festival Boréal. Supplied photo.

While attending the South by Southwest music and film festival in Austin, Texas this past March, Van...

Jun 29, 2015

We have passes to Northern Lights Festival to give away

Show us your North Lights Festival Boréal spirit and we’ll give you a pair of all day passes for Sunday. File photo

How about two free passes to Northern Lights Festival Boréal this coming weekend?NorthernLife.ca has...

Jun 29, 2015

Sudbury girl needs your votes to win history video contest

Check out a video about Sudbury's history by 10-year-old Sudbury girl Jazmyn Johns, and help her win a contest. Screen shot.

Ten-year-old Sudbury girl Jazmyn Johns needs your online votes to win a video contest focusing on Ca...

Jun 26, 2015

Creepy Capreol Jr.: Young writers wield their skills

What's so creepy about Capreol? Young writers recently explored this subject as part of a contest during the Wordstock Sudbury Literary Festival. File photo.

Sudbury's young writers were recently given a challenge: pen a creepy tale or poem featuring Capreol...

Jun 26, 2015

Take your smartphone out for a rip there bud

How's it goin' Eh? Tim Hortons EHmoji keyboard hits the App store and Android market on June 29. Supplied photo.

Do you ever feel like you just don't come off as “Canadian enough” in your text messages? Have no fe...

Jun 25, 2015

Outdoor Indiana Jones screening rescheduled to next week

You'll have to wait until July 2 to get your Indiana Jones fix. The Downtown Movie Night Under the Stars event originally slated for this evening has been rescheduled to July 2. Supplied photo.

The Downtown Movie Night Under the Stars event originally slated for this evening has been reschedul...

Jun 25, 2015

Theatre Cambrian is alive with The Sound of Music

Theatre Cambrian's version of The Sound of Music, set to run Jan. 7-23 of next year, might not feature Julie Andrews, but it's sure to include all of your favourite tunes. Supplied photo.

The Sound of Music, Rent, Mary Poppins, Rock of Ages and Monty Python's Spamalot. Those are some of ...

Jun 24, 2015

Free St. Jean Baptiste concert tonight at Theatre Cambrian

Edouard Landry is among the performers at a free St. Jean Baptiste Day concert at Theatre Cambrian this evening. Supplied photo.

Theatre Cambrian is hosting a free concert tonight in honour of St. Jean Baptiste Day.The lineup inc...

Jun 24, 2015

Folk musicians to play NLFB warm up show

The Bombadils will perform at the Motley Kitchen July 2. Supplied photo.

Music aficionadoes can get a head start on this year's Northern Lights Festival on July 2 at Motley ...

Jun 24, 2015

Dance the night away to raise funds for Myths and Mirrors

The Dance-A-Thon takes place on June 27 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Fromagerie Elgin.

Are you passionate about the arts? Do you love making community connections? Love Dancing? The Dance...

Jun 23, 2015

No more fake plants: STC modernizing its lobby and lounge

Sudbury Theatre Centre's lobby and lounge will soon undergo a facelift. Photo by Matt Durnan.

Sudbury Theatre Centre will soon undergo renovations aimed at modernizing the look and maximizing th...

Jun 22, 2015

On Latitude 46: New publisher steps in to fill the void

Local freelance writers Laura Gregorini (left) and Heather Campbell have just started their own publishing company, Latitude 46. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

For 20 years, Laurentian University English professor Laurence Steven ran Scrivener Press, publishin...

Jun 19, 2015

Sudbury author wins Trillum Book Award

The book I”n Violoncelle pour lune d’automne” (Cello for an Autumn Moon) by Sudbury author Michel Dallaire won a French-language Trillium Book Award. Supplied photo

Sudbury author Michel Dallaire has won a Trillum Book Award in the French-language category for his ...

Jun 19, 2015

Walden Daycare moving back home after great flood of '15

In this 2007 file photo, Paula Cunningham holds Sean Stillwaugh at Walden Daycare. The daycare is reopening at its regular location next week after a major flood this past March. File photo.

After undergoing renovations because of a major flood March 28, Walden Daycare will reopen in its pe...

Jun 19, 2015

Ready to rumble: Wrestling coming to Sudbury

Rock Solid Wrestling will be making a stop in Sudbury on July 9. Supplied photo.

A night of slams, suplexes and spandex is coming to Sudbury on July 9, as live pro wrestling invades...

Jun 18, 2015

Wordstock: City's artistic renaissance impresses Sandra Shamas

Sudbury-born comic Sandra Shamas will appear at the Wordstock Sudbury Literary Festival June 19. Supplied photo.

When award-winning comic Sandra Shamas was growing up in Sudbury in the 1960s and 1970s, it was a ve...

Jun 18, 2015

We want to see your best dad jokes!

Michelle Martin-Jones sent in this photo of her husband, Wayne, with their nine-year-old twins, Ethan and Shayna. "They adore their dad," she said in an email. Supplied photo.

Father's Day is on Sunday and NorthernLife.ca wants to pay tribute to perhaps the greatest gift a da...

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