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Experience “Art in Bloom” with the Art Gallery’s Floral-Inspired Exhibit

Experience “Art in Bloom” with the Art Gallery’s Floral-Inspired Exhibit

Get ready to fully embrace springtime in Sudbury with Art Blooms, where the Art Gallery of Sudbury will be filled with floral arrangements from 15 professional local floral designers! These talented floral artists have studied works and paintings from the Art Gallery’s permanent collection to create beautiful and innovative arrangements inspired by their chosen art piece. Both will be displayed next to one another to create a dynamic visual display within the gallery. Some of the local flower shops and floral designers whose work will be featured include Carole Charbonneau of FlowerTowne, Sophie Prisque of Forever Petals, and Kristen...

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CRATER CREATIVES: MICHAEL KAISER

CRATER CREATIVES: MICHAEL KAISER

Welcome to Crater Creatives, a biweekly artist profile series offering a unique look into the artists that call Sudbury home! There’s certain type of creativity that’s born up here in Northern Ontario, maybe it’s the wilderness that surrounds us, or maybe it’s just our resourceful spirit. Whatever the case may be we’re here to shine a spot light on the innovative artists of all sorts in this big old crater! Have an artist you’d like to recommend for a future Crater Creatives profile? Shoot an email to jessica@ourcrater.com and tell us all about it! Choosing a photographer can be...

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CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF MYTHS AND MIRRORS

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF MYTHS AND MIRRORS

Myths and Mirrors is a local community arts group here in Sudbury that has been working to create beautiful works of art and explore social issues for twenty years now! A feat for any organization, they stand as one of the longest-running community arts organizations in Canada! You can catch them hosting workshops in their Durham St office, stilt-walking at events, and lending a creative hand at Northern Lights Festival Boréal and Up Here – there’s just no stopping this craftivist group! We got in touch with Cora-Rae Silk of Myths and Mirrors to learn more about the organization...

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Music Spotlight: Mimi O'Bonsawin

Music Spotlight: Mimi O’Bonsawin

Mimi O’Bonsawin is a Canadian Roots artist from Northern Ontario who began as a young singer-songwriter and released her debut album in 2014. Mimi is releasing her new particularly intimate full-length titled ‘Connected’ Today, Thursday March 16th, accompanied by touring and songwriting workshops . Who are your musical influences? I listen to a lot of music and my influences are always changing. I go through periods where I only listen to one artist for 2-3 months, then move on to another. My main influences are Bob Marley, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Ben Harper, John Butler Trio, Gary Clark Jr., Bill Withers, Noah Gundersen, Robbie...

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Sudbury Indie Cinema Co-op Celebrates Girl Power for International Women’s Day!

Sudbury Indie Cinema Co-op Celebrates Girl Power for International Women’s Day!

On March 8th, Sudbury Indie Cinema Co-op hosted their monthly WomenInFilmWednesday series, however March’s edition was a special one, as it happened to fall on International Women’s Day! Beth Mairs, director of Indie Cinema, gave us all the details about the event, the film screening, and why it is important to be a feminist in 2017. International Women’s Day was March 8th, which also happened to be the same day as your WomeninFilmWednesday event! Can you tell us the details of what Indie Cinema had planned? What films were screened? We screened THE WORLD BEFORE HER by Nisha Pahuja....

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Explore the World of Poetry through the Sudbury Street Poetry Project

Explore the World of Poetry through the Sudbury Street Poetry Project

Kim Fahner, Sudbury’s Poet Laureate, is working on filling our city’s storefronts with poetic works of art, to allow residents to experience poetry wherever they go. Find out more about the Sudbury Street Poetry project, and how you can submit your own work, in our interview with Kim. Can you tell us a little bit about what the Sudbury Street Poetry project is and when it will be occurring? The Sudbury Street Poetry Project is a call for poems from writers who currently live in the City of Greater Sudbury. To celebrate National Poetry Month, in April, poems will...

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OUT OF THE LIGHT, INTO THIS SHADOW AT THE GNO

OUT OF THE LIGHT, INTO THIS SHADOW AT THE GNO

Taking a walk down Elgin Street with all its food, patios and art shops you never know what you’ll run into. One of the best locations on the strip to see something new and interesting is The Galerie Du Nouvel-Ontario (GNO)! This hole in the wall gallery specializes in the wild and wacky world of contemporary art. GNO embraces our Northern surroundings and encourages artists and the public to engage in collaborative projects that meld ideas, languages and cultures together. Playing host to installation pieces, performance art and site-specific creations GNO believes risk is part of the creative process!...

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#PigeonsAffamés: Like no other theatrical experience

#PigeonsAffamés: Like no other theatrical experience

Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario (TNO) is one of the many amazing theatre groups we’re lucky enough to have here in Sudbury. This week TNO  is welcoming #PigeonsAffamés which is a production from Théâtre du Trillium. #PigeonsAffamés is a traveling production that will be in Sudbury from March 2nd until the 4th. We spoke with them to find out a bit more about this new production. What is Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario? Founded in 1971, the Theatre du Nouvel-Ontario (TNO) is a theatre company based in Sudbury whose mission is to value contemporary works by Franco-Ontarian authors and Canadian playwrights. We create, produce,...

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PARTY CANNON IS READY TO LIGHT A FUSE!

PARTY CANNON IS READY TO LIGHT A FUSE!

The arts community is alive and well here in Sudbury and here to add to our ever changing landscape is Party Cannon, a new collaboration of music and art bringing all ages and licensed shows to Sudbury stages! Comprised of Shawn Kosmlery and Clayton Drake the duo insists there’s no age limit for good music. “There is no reason why adults and teens can’t enjoy the same concert”, says Drake who has been a major advocate for the cause over the years. Live shows aren’t all their about though, they’ll be launching their Weird Bands in Weird Places video...

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The Métis released first music video: After Party Blues!

The Métis released first music video: After Party Blues!

It’s time to talk about the After Party Blues! And no, we’re not talking about the unfortunate next day hangover that we’ve all experienced once or twice. Sudbury’s very own hardcore band, The Métis, have just released their first music video, After Party Blues, and we can’t get enough of it! The music video centers around a theme of realism and dark aspects of life, providing insights and creative illustrations of inner demons we sometimes need to battle. It all begins with a man who’s striving to fight addiction; an epic chase throughout the video by a man in a...

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