If Sudbury seems a bit ... jazzier next week, there's a good reason. The sixth annual Jazz Sudbury festival is due to take place Sept. 3-6.Allan Walsh, a Laurentian University music instructor and Jazz Sudbury's artistic director, said people seem to really enjoy the festival.No wonder. He said many of those who have played at past festivals — including big names such...

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Aug 27, 2014

Jazz up your life with a music festival

Performers at the annual Jazz Sudbury Festival include the Legendary Downchild Blues Band, left, the Heavyweights Brass Band, top right, and Emilie-Claire Barlow, bottom right. Supplied photos.

If Sudbury seems a bit ... jazzier next week, there's a good reason. The sixth annual Jazz Sudbury f...

Aug 26, 2014

GNO reveals lineup for 2014-2015 season

GNO's 2014-2015 season, entitled Mutations, kicks off Sept. 12. Supplied photo.

La Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario (GNO) has announced the details of its 2014-2015 season: Mutations.Betw...

Aug 26, 2014

Second outdoor movie night honours Robin Williams

Bring the family to watch the 1995 Robin Williams film Jumanji under the stars in downtown Sudbury Aug. 30. Supplied photo.

After the success of the first Movie Night Under the Stars event earlier this month, organizers are ...

Aug 26, 2014

STC seeks billets for actors

Sudbury Theatre Centre is looking for people willing to billet actors this season. File photo.

Sudbury Theatre Centre is actively seeking artist accommodations for "The Rocky Horror Show," which ...

Aug 26, 2014

Big Brother Canada contestants hiding in Sudbury

Anick Gervais of Hanmer (bottom row, third from right) is seen here with her fellow contestants on the second season of Big Brother Canada. Several alumni of the show will be in Sudbury this weekend to participate in a scavenger hunt organized by Gervais. Supplied photo.

In organizing a reunion with fellow Big Brother Canada contestants in her own hometown, Anick Gervai...

Aug 26, 2014

Tour some of the city’s finest homes

Ann Lisk (left) and her daughter, Jennifer Rocca, in the hallway of the Rocca’s multi-generational home in Coniston.

Have you ever wanted to see the inside of some of the city’s nicest homes?You can get your chance Se...

Aug 25, 2014

Downtown church launches noon-hour service

Sudbury’s Church of the Epiphany will start holding shorter noon-time services beginning Sept. 3, during the week.

Sudbury’s Church of the Epiphany will start holding shorter noon-time services beginning Sept. 3, du...

Aug 25, 2014

Photo: A picture worth a thousand words

Photo by Arron Pickard

Local artist Irvin Marshall shakes hands with Pastor Rene Soulliere of the Elgin Street Mission. Mar...

Aug 22, 2014

'Paper Bag Princess' comes alive at The Market

The Greater Sudbury Public Library is partnering with a number of other community agencies to bring to Sudbury the first annual StoryMob.A StoryMob is where great kids' books meet flash mobs...

Aug 22, 2014

STC holds auditions for ' Miracle on 34th Street'

Sudbury Theatre Centre is holding auditions on Sept. 8 for a young boy for the mainstage show “Miracle on 34th Street”, directed by newly appointed Artistic Director Caleb Marshall. Visit su...

Aug 21, 2014

Prince Perry brings unique style of rock-reggae to Sudbury

Toronto rock-reggae artist Prince Perry and his backing band King Kong 4 hit the stage at The Townehouse on Aug. 22. Supplied photo.

Ska and rock-reggae artist Prince Perry is shaking up the Townhouse on Aug. 22.Prince Perry is well ...

Aug 19, 2014

Cinéfest to showcase the best of world cinema

Cinéfest organizers expect the documentary “Red Army”, about the Soviet Union's dominant hockey program, to be a crowd favourite. The movie will play at SilverCity Sudbury Cinemas on Saturday, Sept, 20, at 11:30 a.m. Supplied photo.

The 26th Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival will give Sudbury audiences a chance to see so...

Aug 19, 2014

Pinball Wizard? Theatre Cambrian auditioning for 'Tommy'

Theatre Cambrian is holding auditions Sept. 13-14 for its production of the musical "Tommy." Supplied

Limber up your fingers and stretch your vocal cords — Theatre Cambrian is holding auditions for The ...

Aug 18, 2014

Wood-burning Pizza business heats up summer

Business owners Brennen Chaput, Rob Chaput, and Aiden Lavoie serve up a fresh pizza with their No. 1 employee, Cassyra Walia. Photo byt Matthew Herst.

Finding a summer job can be difficult, so two high school students decided to make jobs for themselv...

Aug 18, 2014

23rd Garlic Fest celebrates the fabulous root in style

Garlic is a mainstay of cultures throughout the world, and the Ukrainian Seniors Center highlights this once again at this year's Garlic Festival. Lee Kindness - (

Garlic is a mainstay of cultures throughout the world, and the Ukrainian Seniors Center highlights t...

Aug 18, 2014

Tales on the Trails combines storytime, outdoors

Kayla Twilley, 12, shows off a live Blanding's Turtle from Science North event celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Junction Creek Stewardship Committee this past spring. A new initiative at the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area — Tales on the Trails — features a story about turtles along the wilderness area's one-kilometre trail. File photo.

A new initiative called Tales on the Trails combines storytime with the outdoors.Lake Laurentian Con...

Aug 18, 2014

Northern musicians invited to apply for mentorship program

Simon Walker of The Wooden Sky has agreed to mentor a Northern Ontario musician or band. Supplied photo.

One lucky Northern Ontario musician or band is set to get a helping hand with their career thanks to...

Aug 15, 2014

Theatre Cambrian rocks tonight

 The band Of Tall Tales will play at Theatre Cambrian tonight (Aug. 15). Supplied photo.

Theatre Cambrian will host the Rock the Theatre music event tonight (Aug. 15) starting at 7 p.m.Amon...

Aug 15, 2014

Put some Big Sugar in your SummerFest

Since the early 1990s, Gordie Johnson and the boys from Big Sugar have been delivering their unique brand of blues, rock, reggae, soul and dub. The group headlines the Aug. 23 show at this year's Summerfest. Photo supplied

Ask Big Sugar's Gordie Johnson what it takes to convince him to go through the hassle of loading gea...

Aug 14, 2014

Downtown cinema group to launch $300K campaign

 The Sudbury Downtown Independent Cinema Co-operative is launching a $300,000 capital campaign to help pay for renovations to its new location. Just where that location is will be revealed later this summer. Supplied photo.

A co-op working to bring a cinema to Sudbury's downtown in the wake of the closure of Rainbow Cinema...

Aug 13, 2014

Jazz Sudbury searching for emerging artists

Lia Tramontini was the winner of the Jazz Sudbury's Emerging Artist Showcase in 2013. The jazz festival is seeking entries into this year's contest. Supplied photo.

Talented jazz artists looking for a new break on Sudbury’s biggest jazz stage have until Aug. 29 to ...

Aug 10, 2014

Beer lovers flock to downtown festival

(From left) Louise Brunet, Sylvia Schmitz, Melanie Cornthwaite and Joanne Leroux enjoyed sampling a few brews at the second annual Elgin Street Craft Beer Festival Aug. 9. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

It used to be that Brigitte Marceau would very rarely drink beer. But since discovering craft beer, ... Video:

Aug 09, 2014

Justine Giles set to release debut album

 Head to SRO Sept. 18 for a CD launch party for Justine Giles' debut album, Shine. Supplied photo.

Local singer-songwriter Justine Giles is releasing her debut album, Shine, at an event at SRO Sept. ...

Aug 09, 2014

Community invited to free Labour Day festival

 The third annual Labour Day Family Fun Fest takes place Sept. 1 in Bell Park. From left are organizing committee members Bert Purcell, Jessica Lafontaine and Brenda Courchesne. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Even if he wasn't on the organizing committee for the third annual Labour Day Family Fun Fest, Richa...

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