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Grade 12 École secondaire du Sacré-Coeur student Mélanie-Rose Frappier took on a starring role at the recent We Day in Toronto.The Oct. 2 event, held at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, included thousands of youths from across the country. It's an annual youth empowerment event organized by the Free the Children charity.Frappier participated in the Aboriginal panel, ...

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Oct 30, 2014

In '69: Fogerty talks hits and misses with NorthernLife.ca

Creedance Clearwater Revival member John Fogerty is set to play at the Sudbury Arena Nov. 17. Supplied photo.

1969. It was the year astronauts first stepped on the moon, and of Woodstock, flower children and th...

Oct 30, 2014

On the wagon: Musician sings of journey to sobriety

Lynne Hanson takes the stage at Fromagerie Elgin Nov. 1. Supplied photo.

Ottawa-based singer-songwriter Lynne Hanson performs at Fromagerie Elgin starting at 8 p.m. Nov. 1.L...

Oct 30, 2014

Plein air painter heads to the great outdoors

Christy Smith heads to the bush Nov. 1 for her annual month-long painting retreat in the outdoors. Supplied photo.

As the artist in residence in Killarney Provincial Park and at Camp Tanamakoons, Sudbury painter Chr...

Oct 29, 2014

'Mr. D' shares his thoughts on comedy

Gerry Dee, the star of the CBC television sitcom “Mr. D,” is presenting a stand-up comedy show in Sudbury Nov. 15. Supplied photo.

After the Oct. 26 firing of Jian Ghomeshi and the now-infamous Facebook post detailing the CBC broad...

Oct 28, 2014

STC exhibits work of Larson Heinonen

An exhibit by local artist Larson Heinonen runs at STC until Nov. 12.

Check out Larson's People, an exhibit by local artist Larson Heinonen at Sudbury Theatre Centre, unt...

Oct 28, 2014

Capreol food drive, Santa parade coming up

Capreol's first annual Trick or Eat Food Drive takes place Nov. 2. Supplied photo.

Capreol will be a happening place over the next month or so.The community's first annual Trick or Ea...

Oct 28, 2014

Alzheimer’s tackled in Thorneloe play

Head to Thorneloe University to see the play “The Memory of Water,” which is being staged Oct. 30 to Nov. 8. Zoe Laverdure (left) and Karen Jackson are seen here rehearsing a scene. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

The topic of losing a loved one to Alzheimer’s is tackled in the play “The Memory of Water,” which i...

Oct 28, 2014

Carnival Diablo offers up ultimate sideshow

Check out Carnival Diablo: The Ultimate Sideshow at Collège Boréal starting at 8 p.m Dec. 6. Supplied photo.

Carnival Diablo: The Ultimate Sideshow is an outrageous sideshow extravaganza steeped in the Victori...

Oct 28, 2014

We (Still) Live Up Here

The second volume of “We Live Up Here” is set to be released in early December. Supplied photo.

After the wild popularity of the 2012 photo book “We Live Up Here,” creators Andrew Knapp and Christ...

Oct 27, 2014

Feisty octogenarian takes over STC's stage

Lorna Wilson plays octogenarian Jean in Sudbury Theatre Centre's Another Home Invasion, which runs Oct. 23 to Nov. 1. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Marion de Vries, director of Sudbury Theatre Centre’s production Another Home Invasion, is quick to ...

Oct 27, 2014

Event celebrates 25 years since Berlin Wall's fall

Check out the film Goodbye Lenin Nov. 9 at Cambrian College's Open Studio, during a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Supplied photo.

Birgit Pianosi grew up in Wilhelm-Pieck-Stadt Guben, East Germany in a loving, open community and sa...

Oct 27, 2014

Art gallery honours one of its founders

Sudbury artist Ivan Wheale (left) was honoured by the Art Gallery of Sudbury as its first honourary fellow during the gallery's annual general meeting Oct. 21. He's seen here with Art Gallery of Sudbury executive director Karen Tait-Peacock. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Sudbury artist Ivan Wheale remembers when the Bell Mansion — now better known as the Art Gallery of ...

Oct 23, 2014

Hollywood north: Ethan Hawke, Dean Cain film in Sudbury

Actor Ethan Hawke take a break between sets during the filming of "Born to be Blue." He was filming scenes outside the Northern Life building, in the pedestrian underpass on Elgin Street. Photo by Arron Pickard.

The Nickel City continues to maintain its status of Hollywood North, with a few A-list celebrities i...

Oct 23, 2014

Local writer's story appears in latest Chicken Soup edition

Local writer Liisa Kovala's story “A Last Gift” appears in the latest edition of “Chicken Soup for the Soul.” Supplied photo.

John Kovala was known as his family's photographer and videographer, capturing special family moment...

Oct 22, 2014

Beyond For Better or For Worse

For Better or For Worse creator Lynn Johnston signs John Knox's tie — featuring a cartoon print she designed herself — at the Art Gallery of Sudbury's annual general meeting Oct. 21. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

For Better or For Worse creator Lynn Johnston says she's enjoying retirement, thank you very much.Th...

Oct 22, 2014

Thriller! Dancing zombies invited to world record attempt

Participants in the city's zombie walk are seen here earlier this month. All of Sudbury's undead are invited to dress up once again Oct. 25 — the Thrill the World world record attempt for the post people dancing to Michael Jackson's Thriller at the same time. File photo.

The Sudbury Food Bank is taking part in the world-wide attempt to set a new world record for the mos...

Oct 22, 2014

GNO brings art to the street

Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario (GNO) is bringing art to the streets Oct. 24-30, during its Mission Site project. Supplied photo.

You might happen upon a performance art manoeuvre in downtown Sudbury Oct. 24-30.Don’t panic. It’s o...

Oct 22, 2014

Trick or trek on Laurentian's trails

Check out Trick or Trek at Laurentian University's fitness trails Oct. 25. Supplied photo.

Are you a fan of both Halloween and hiking?The Laurentian University Varsity Nordic Ski Team and Lau...

Oct 21, 2014

Real Life Film Festival presents Christian-themed fare

The film “Gimme Shelter,” about a troubled teenager who finds out she's pregnant, and is kicked out of her father's house after she refuses an abortion, will be screened at the Real Life Film Festival Oct. 24. Supplied photo.

Want to treat your family to a night of insightful movies, but aren't interested in exposing them to...

Oct 20, 2014

Costumes mandatory at Halloween bash

Wear your best costume to the Halloween Costume Bash Oct. 25 and have a chance to win a prize. Supplied photo.

Looking to have a little Halloween fun? Head to Sudbury's Halloween Costume Bash at the Lockerby Leg...

Oct 20, 2014

Eastlink introduces Wireless TV

Eastlink has brought Wireless TV to its Sudbury customers.Eastlink announced recently the national launch of its new Wireless TV giving Maestro customers the ability to enjoy “an unmatched T...

Oct 20, 2014

No 'lollypop' music for this 14-year-old

Timmins native Ireland Godard, 14, is set to play at a Oct. 24 show in Sudbury. Supplied photo.

Last year, 14-year-old Ireland Godard was doing one of her favourite things — playing her guitar and... Video:

Oct 19, 2014

Voices Chez Nous exhibit explores Sudburians' stories

We all have stories to tell. What would those stories look like transformed through art? Find out at Voices Chez Nous.Check out the Voices Chez Nous art exhibit at Cambrian’s College’s Open ...

Oct 19, 2014

LOL Sudbury Festival announces its headliners

Bill Engvall is one of the headliners at the Laugh Out Loud Sudbury Festival, which runs Feb. 4-7. Supplied photo.

Laugh Out Loud Sudbury has announced the headliners for its 2015 festival, which takes place Feb. 4-...

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