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Artist Taylor Jones is best known for his project, Dear Photograph, which asks people to find old photos, and take a photo of them in the same place, showing the changes that have occurred over the years.Jones, who has a Dear Photograph book and blog, is participating in Up Fest, which takes place in Sudbury Aug. 13-15.As such, he's asking Sudburians to dig up old pho...

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Jul 29, 2015

Mini art exhibit will be an ode to downtown

 Myths and Mirrors artistic director Sarah King Gold at the spot on Durham Street where a mini art exhibit honouring the city's downtown will soon be. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Local artist Sue Peters loves Sudbury's downtown, so much so that this past May, she sold her Copper...

Jul 29, 2015

Swingbridge Blonde hits Little Current's Beer Store

Manitoulin Brewing Company's Swingbridge Blonde beer hits the Beer Store in Little Current next month. Supplied photo.

If you plan on spending the long weekend on Manitoulin, make sure to stop at the Beer Store in Littl...

Jul 29, 2015

Justine Giles steps out of her comfort zone

Singer-songwriter Justine Giles, a native of Sudbury, has moved to Montreal, where she's taking part in industry showcases, hoping to make the big time. Supplied photo.

Earlier this year, Sudbury native Justine Giles packed up her bags and moved to Montreal. It was a b...

Jul 29, 2015

Video: Pride Parade sights and sounds

Parade this past Saturday. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury's LGBT community marked their annual Pride Parade this past Saturday.NorthernLife.ca... Video:

Jul 29, 2015

Caption this photo to win symphony tickets

Caption this photo for a chance to win symphony tickets. Supplied photo.

Every Wednesday, the Sudbury Symphony Orchestra is asking people to caption a photo through its Face...

Jul 29, 2015

Capreol's the place to be this weekend

Candace Makitalo, co-owner of Sudbury Party Animals, holds a hedgehog beside her booth at Capreol Days in 2013. This year's event takes place July 31 to Aug. 2. File photo.

Capreol Days is set to take place from July 31 to Aug. 2. The community festival starts Friday with...

Jul 28, 2015

Actors needed for new French TV series

St—Nickel is a six—part dramatic comedy that explores how a dysfunctional franco-Ontarian family is changed by their efforts to stop big business from making changes to their neighbourhood. Supplied photo.

Do you dream of playing a role on screen? Taking part of a TV production? Starting your acting caree...

Jul 28, 2015

Dear Sudbury: Here's how you can participate in Up Fest

Dig up old photos of Sudbury and rephotograph them in context for an exposé that will be set up at the Grand during Up Fest. The exhibit will be called Dear Sudbury. Supplied photo.

Artist Taylor Jones is best known for his project, Dear Photograph, which asks people to find old ph...

Jul 27, 2015

High-voltage fun coming to Science North

Hydro One’s Electricity Discovery Centre will make a six day stop at Science North, starting July 27. File photo.

Hydro One’s Electricity Discovery Centre travels to Sudbury for six days at Science North, starting ...

Jul 24, 2015

Pride Parade hits the streets Saturday

Fierté Sudbury Pride Week festivities kick into high gear this weekend for the annual Pride Parade, as well as other activities. File photo

Hey, Greater Sudbury, it’s time to get your Pride on!This weekend marks the culmination of the week-...

Jul 24, 2015

Festival time: Everybody can be Greek this weekend

Opa! Sudbury's Greek community invites everyone to celebrate Grecian culture this weekend during the annual Greek Festival. File photo

Sudbury's Greek community celebrate the 23rd annual Greek Fest this weekend at the Hellenic Centre.W...

Jul 23, 2015

Viral video moment: Jurassic Park – in heels

XVP Comedy out of Chicago produced a parody of the hit film 'Jurassic World,' putting everyone in the film in high heels. YouTube/XVP Comedy

Spoiler alert: In case you haven’t watched Jurassic World - which is now the No. 3 movie of all-time... Video:

Jul 23, 2015

Products of messy minds wanted for book project

Danielle Provencher and Soheila Homayed are looking for submissions of art, photography, stories, poetry, essays, handwritten quotes, late-night thoughts, unsent letters or weird theories for their self-published book project, Messy Minds. Supplied photo.

Danielle Provencher and Soheila Homayed have been best friends for more than half their lives. They ...

Jul 22, 2015

Life in the North: Walk on the wild side (4 photos)

 Louise McNamara knows all about life in rural Northern Ontario. She regularly gets all kinds of wild visitors around her Red Deer Lake Road home. Photos supplied

We live in Northern Ontario. Nature is abundant. It’s all around us. Wildlife wanders onto our prope...

Jul 22, 2015

Video: Paper giant Domtar just got a whole lot cooler

At Comic-Con in San Diego, California, the world’s premier fan culture convention, Domtar’s paper character poses with fans dressed up as Spider-Man villains (from left) Carnage and Venom, as well as Spidey himself. YouTube/Domtar

The paper industry — like the mining sector — has its ups and its downs. It has its boom and bust cy... Video:

Jul 22, 2015

Sound the trumpets, we have a winner!

Fred Norris' witty play on words won him this week's Sudbury Symphony caption contest. Supplied photo.

On July 22, through its Twitter and Facebook feeds, the symphony asked fans to caption an old photo ...

Jul 22, 2015

Beans, beans the musical fruit: At The Market this weekend

 Looking for fresh beans? Head to The Market this weekend. Photo supplied

This weekend’s featured products at The Market are green and yellow string beans. Fresh, crisp beans...

Jul 22, 2015

Viral video moment: Ping pong playing pooch

This excitable border collie apparently loves playing ping pong with his owner. It's pretty great. YouTube.com/Skypro

Having a hard time finding a ping pong partner? Today's trending video features a pup that really ha... Video:

Jul 22, 2015

My brush with fame: Who's Dolly smooching?

Dolly Dagenais met Kris Kristofferson in Sudbury in 1980, when she was a piano player at the Peter Piper Inn in downtown Sudbury. Supplied photo.

We asked and Dolly Dagenais responded. Last week, NorthernLife.ca asked readers to tell us about the...

Jul 22, 2015

Artists on Elgin goes experimental with Gorecki show

Sabine Gorecki's exhibit “Winging It: Experimental Art” will be at Artists on Elgin for the month of August. Supplied photo.

Artists on Elgin will be hosting “Winging It: Experimental Art” by Sabine Gorecki for the month of A...

Jul 22, 2015

Don't worry, Mom, this isn't dirt — it's art!

Rebecca Lecour, 8, is enjoying getting her hands dirty this week at the Art Gallery of Sudbury's Around the World with Clay day camp. Photo by Heather Green-Oliver.

Students are getting their hands dirty this week at the Art Gallery of Sudbury's Around the World wi...

Jul 22, 2015

Want to win symphony tickets? Caption this photo

Caption this old photo of Canadian renowned trumpeter Guy Few for a chance to win Sudbury Symphony Orchestra tickets. Supplied photo.

For its second #WinningWednesday photo-captioning contest, Sudbury Symphony Orchestra is asking peop...

Jul 21, 2015

Canadian country musician playing festival in August

Tim Hicks will be stopping in Sudbury for the Budweiser New Music Fest on Aug. 28. YouTube screen capture.

Juno award nominee and CCMA Award winning country star Tim Hicks will be stopping in Sudbury on Aug.... Video:

Jul 21, 2015

Peter Pan ice show coming to Sudbury

All your favourite characters are in the ice production of Peter Pan, which visits the Sudbury Arena Nov. 3. Supplied photo.

An evening of awe and wonder await as the acclaimed international ice stars are showcased in a truly...

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