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The South End Public Library, in partnership with SB Tuesdays, is presenting a screening of the cult classic 1986 film “Little Shop of Horrors” April 25.“Sing along, dance, wear costumes and respond to the dialogue in the film,” a press release said. “This is the ultimate participation movie event. The catchy songs and quirky dialogue scream for audiences to react.” ...

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Apr 19, 2014

Feed me Seymour! Library screens 'Little Shop of Horrors'

 Visit the South End Public Library April 25 for a screening of the film “Little Shop of Horrors.” Supplied photo.

The South End Public Library, in partnership with SB Tuesdays, is presenting a screening of the cult...

Apr 18, 2014

Mental illness survivors tackle discrimination through theatre

As a young person, Lisa Morris went through a bout of depression. She said experienced discrimination and was generally “treated differently” because of her diagnosis.These days, Morris is t...

Apr 18, 2014

Tickets on sale for Shrek: The Musical

 A musical based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animations feature film Shrek will be staged at Theatre Cambrian next month. Tickets are now on sale. Supplied photo.

Tickets are now on sale for Theatre Cambrian's upcoming production of "Shrek: The Musical."“We are e...

Apr 17, 2014

Diverse, bold offerings for new season

Brian Koivu, president of Sudbury Theatre Centre's board of directors, shows off promotional material for its 2014-2015 season. Photo by Arron Pickard.

It's for good reason that Sudbury Theatre Centre's 2014-2015 season is being billed as “colourful.” ...

Apr 17, 2014

Think pink at Legally Blonde: The Musical

Katie Harper (right) stars as Elle Woods in Sudbury Secondary School's production of Legally Blonde: The Musical, which runs April 25 to May 3. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Expect a lot of fun and, well, pink with Sudbury Secondary School's staging of “Legally Blonde: The ...

Apr 16, 2014

Sudbury native now in MasterChef Canada's top 4

Marida Mohammed has survived another episode of MasterChef Canada and is now in the top four after Winnipeg's Mike Green was eliminated from the show April 14. File photo.

Marida Mohammed has survived another episode of MasterChef Canada.The Sudbury native is now in the t...

Apr 16, 2014

Drone music an acquired taste, says enthusiast

 A tribute to drone music will be held at the Speakeasy May 10 as part of National Drone Day. Supplied photo.

If you happen to be on Durham Street during the evening of May 10, you might notice some strange noi...

Apr 16, 2014

Bring on the Guitar of Fire

Renowned guitarist Johannes Linstead brings his fast fingers and world grooves to Theatre Cambrian on May 2. Supplied

In his first visit to Sudbury, internationally renowned guitarist Johannes Linstead will light up th...

Apr 16, 2014

Union raids the subject of author Mick Lowe's 5th book

Mick Lowe's new book, "The Raids," is a novel about the union raids in Sudbury in the 1960s. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Mick Lowe said his disability was actually a benefit when it came to writing his soon-to-be publishe... Video: The Raids

Apr 15, 2014

Venerable music festival reaches out to youth

Tokyo Police Club is the Friday headliner at the 2014 edition of Northern Lights Festival Boreal. Supplied photo.

Without reaching out to young people, there's no way the more than four-decades-old Northern Lights ...

Apr 11, 2014

By popular demand: STC extends 'Avenue Q' run to May 16

Answer the call to hilarity. These are not Jim Henson's muppets. The Avenue Q puppets promise in-your-face wackiness — for adults only. Photo by Arron Pickard

If you’ve run into a big furry monster who spends most of his time surfing the Internet for porn, yo...

Apr 11, 2014

Acting in the blood for Wilcox kids

 Sudbury siblings JR Wilcox (centre) and Catherine Wilcox are two of the stars of October 30th: All Hallows Eve, filmed in Sault Ste. Marie last fall. Supplied photo.

For the Wilcox kids, show business comes naturally — it's in their blood.When their mom, Tammy-lynn ...

Apr 10, 2014

A celebration of guitars

See the Sudbury Guitar Trio perform at the 12th annual Guitars Alive concert April 12. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Guitar Trio headlines the 12th annual Guitars Alive concert April 12.The trio was formed...

Apr 10, 2014

The world is Shane Philip's inspiration

Shane Philip will play at the Speakeasy on Durham Street starting at 10 p.m. May 1. Supplied photo.

Musician Shane Philip, who plays at the Speakeasy on Durham Street starting at 10 p.m. May 1, uses t...

Apr 09, 2014

Marida Mohammed still in the kitchen

Marida Mohammed, who is originally from Sudbury, is in the running for the MasterChef Canada title. Supplied photo.

Sudbury native Marida Mohammed is still in the kitchen.She's now made it to the top five in episodes...

Apr 08, 2014

Sudbury shares what makes our city BitterSweet

This year there’s a twist to Cambrian College’s annual Graphic Design graduate student show that will run throughout April.The exhibit, BitterSweet, is the product of collaboration between g...

Apr 07, 2014

Help! Woman catches couple's engagement on smart phone

 Yvonne Audette caught this couple's engagement on her smart phone. Now she's trying to figure out who they are. Supplied photo.

At around 3 p.m. April 6, Yvonne Audette dropped by an area in Capreol known locally as the “broken ...

Apr 07, 2014

Lululemon set to open Sudbury 'pop-up'

Local Lululemon Athletica fans are in luck. The upscale yoga retailer is opening a Sudbury pop-up store. Supplied photo.

Upscale yoga wear retailer Lululemon Athletica has announced it is opening what it calls a “pop-up” ...

Apr 06, 2014

Youth orchestra explores Rock and Roll's early days

The Sudbury Youth Orchestra's “For Those About to Rock” concert takes place April 13 at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew's Place. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Youth Orchestra's April 13 concert, “For Those About to Rock,” takes the audience on a j...

Apr 06, 2014

'La Bohème' on a Sudbury stage

Renowned melodies, bold harmonies and fine stagecraft combine in a story of passionate young love set in early 20th century Paris. La Slague presents Puccini’s opera 'La Bohème' in a Jeuness...

Apr 04, 2014

Local songwriter hopes for nationwide radio airtime

Local singer-songwriter Sean Barrette's single, “Cool Side of the Pillow,” was recently revamped by famed producer Alan Glass. Supplied photo.

Local singer-songwriter Sean Barrette has been on something of a roll lately.Last summer, he release...

Apr 04, 2014

Nerves of steel on display at Kiwanis festival

First-year Cambrian College music performance student Shelby Delarosbil was one of the competitors in the Kiwanis Music Festival of Sudbury. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Eight-year-old Josh Kim said it was pretty nerve-wracking to play cello on stage at the 69th annual ... Video: Kiwanis Music Festival of Sudbury

Apr 04, 2014

Teen comes out of shell to find musical success

Grade 12 École secondaire Macdonald-Cartier student Martine Fortin, 17, has won multiple awards for her original French-language compositions. Photo by Arron Pickard.

Martine Fortin admits to being a shy girl who doesn't really like to draw attention to herself. That... Video: Martine Fortin

Apr 03, 2014

Chelmsford Curves clients feed the hungry

The clients at the Chelmsford Curves brought in more than 1,000 pounds of food during a recent food drive. Supplied photo.

The Chelmsford Curves is a bit crowded these days, with boxes and cans of non-perishable food, but J...

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