Calling all Starfleet cadets aged 13 to 18. Grab your uniform and set your phasers to stun for Science North's Sept. 19 IMAX screening of the 2013 film "Star Trek: Into Darkness."The event is part of the science centre's “What the Flick?” series for teens. Besides the movie, participants are invited to take part in science activities — in this case learning about grav...

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Aug 30, 2014

Behind the scenes with Boss Hog's and award winning ribs

Northern Life caught up with rib king and veteran, "Dragon" AKA Chad Cannon, from London's Boss Hog's, who shared with us some tips behind the brand's success.

Ribfest kicked off this Friday with six professional ribbers, competing for a number of awards, incl... Video:

Aug 29, 2014

Local potatoes at The Market this weekend

Local potatoes will be available at The Market this wekeend. Hurray harvest season! File photo

Looking for fresh ideas? Come to The Market, next to the CP/Via Rail Station at 233 Elgin Street, Sa...

Aug 29, 2014

Downtown Sudbury Ribfest now underway

 Downtown Sudbury Ribfest runs from 11 a.m. Aug. 29 to 6 p.m. Aug. 31. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

The ribbers have set up shop, and the public is chowing down on ribs, pulled pork and barbecued chic...

Aug 28, 2014

Show your Valley pride Sept. 5-7

Valley East Days, which takes place Sept. 5-7, features many different activities, including mechanical bull riding. Supplied photo.

Chris Vitiello said he loves the close-knit nature of his hometown of Val Caron. “You walk in the gr...

Aug 28, 2014

Teens invited to IMAX Star Trek screening

 Teens are invited to a Sept. 19 screening of Star: Trek Into Darkness at the IMAX. Supplied photo.

Calling all Starfleet cadets aged 13 to 18. Grab your uniform and set your phasers to stun for Scien...

Aug 28, 2014

Public invited to meet STC's new artistic director

 Caleb Marshall is Sudbury Theatre Centre's artistic director. File photo.

Sudbury Theatre Centre is inviting the public to meet its new artistic director at an event Sept. 10...

Aug 28, 2014

Sudbury woman to appear on The Bachelor Canada

 Sachelle Violette of Sudbury will appear on the second season of The Bachelor Canada, which premieres Sept. 18. Supplied photo.

Sudbury's Sachelle Violette is one of 25 bachelorettes who will try their best to woo Tim Warmels of...

Aug 28, 2014

Load the pumpkin cannon! Fall fair fast approaching

Celebrate the changing season at Anderson Farm Museum Heritage Society's annual fall fair Sept. 13. With more than 100 vendors, activities for kids and a pumpkin cannon, it's a great way to say goodbye to summer. Supplied photo.

You might not want to admit summer's coming to an end, but the reality is, fall is rapidly approachi...

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...

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