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Trendsetter Thursday: May 2016

Trendsetter Thursday: May 2016

Welcome to Our Crater’s Trendsetter Thursday microblog! Here we show you our favourite looks and styles and give you some of our top fashion tips and tricks. Have any ideas for upcoming microblogs or want to know how to wear a particular item? Send to message to info@ourcrater.com and you might see it in a future post! Fashion Tip: Try mixing different fabrics and textures! Mixing textures is one of my favourite fashion tricks. Whether it’s a chunky knit with a linen skirt, or a patterned button up with a felt blazer, adding texture to a look is one...

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Calling all Artists: Jazz Sudbury Emerging Artists Showcase

Calling all Artists: Jazz Sudbury Emerging Artists Showcase

Cover Photo: EAS winners Dog Leg Dilemma receive the Sigy Born Award at the 2015 Jazz Sudbury Festival You have until this Sunday, May 15th at 11:59 p.m. to get your submissions in for this year’s Jazz Sudbury Emerging Artists Showcase. Artists from anywhere in Ontario are invited to submit a five-minute video showcasing your talents! The videos will be initially judged by panel of jazz industry professionals and you have the opportunity to win one of three $500 paid performance prizes and the $1000 grand prize as well as the opportunity to perform on the main stage at the...

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Spotify Playlist: “I’m Not Like A Regular Mom, I’m A Cool Mom”

Spotify Playlist: “I’m Not Like A Regular Mom, I’m A Cool Mom”

In case you didn’t know, Mom’s are dope A F. They freakin’ made you INSIDE THEIR BODY and did things nobody even wants to think about to get you the hell out of there. But as rad as I’m sure your mom is, some are arguably a bit cooler. Here’s a playlist of some cool moms making some cool music for you to listen to with the ears your own cool mom made for you. We’ve got everything from Beyonce to Patti Smith, Lauryn Hill to Amy Millan up in here (just like you were up in your mom)....

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GET READY TO KICK OFF ANOTHER SEASON WITH YES AT THEIR ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA

GET READY TO KICK OFF ANOTHER SEASON WITH YES AT THEIR ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA

As YES Theatre gears up for yet another whirl wind summer of music join them in celebrating their 7th season at their Annual Fundraising Gala! Past productions from YES Theatre have included; Hair, Rent, Spring Awakening, a sold out run of Jesus Christ Superstar, In the Heights, Fiddler on the Roof and this past winter a production of The Last Five Years (read our review here). Year after year they come back and set the local theatre scene on fire with their enthusiast and often thought provoking performances. Want to be part of making it happen again this year?...

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Spotify Playlist: CMW(ahoo) 2016

Spotify Playlist: CMW(ahoo) 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, it’s Canadian Music Week! CMW is the best time ever, partially because there are so many sweet bands to check out and partially because bars are open to 4AM. I’ve compiled my top picks in this handy dandy playlist for you, so if you’ve traded in the big nickel for the big city this week make sure to check these bands out. A special s/o goes out to our hometown bands playing CMW this year. Here’s to you Carden Cove, The Almighty Rhombus, Jennifer Holub, and Sulfur City. Make sure you...

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Crater Hangouts: Kadence Music Therapy

Crater Hangouts: Kadence Music Therapy

Did you know that Sudbury has its first official music therapy program? The Our Crater co-founders got to hang out with Kylie Klym, registered psychotherapist, accredited music therapist and owner of Kadence Music Therapy, to learn all about the program! Find out why Kylie decided to become a music therapist, and how Kadence Music Therapy is benefiting individuals and organizations in Sudbury and Northern Ontario. Website: www.kadencemusictherapy.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/Kadence-Music-Therapy Twitter: @kadencemt  

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Join NLFB And Jason Collett For The Most Delicious Evening Of Music This Season

What better way can there be to spend a Saturday night than in the warm and relaxing atmosphere of The Durham Social, indulging in delicious tapas style treats from the Respect is Burning Kitchen below, and enjoying the musical stylings of Jason Collett? Not much if you ask us! Northern Lights Festival Boréal figured we needed a little warm up before the summer festival hits July 8-10th, 2016 at Bell Park and a musical fundraiser is just the ticket! Join them for an evening of top-notch Canadian entertainment from Jason Collett (of Broken Social Scene) and Kalle Mattson, May...

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Trendsetter Thursday

Trendsetter Thursday

Welcome to Our Crater’s first Trendsetter Thursday microblog! Here we show you our favourite looks and styles and give you some of our top fashion tips and tricks. Have any ideas for upcoming microblogs or want to know how to wear a particular item? Send to message to info@ourcrater.com and you might see it in a future post! I have been asked in the past where I buy some of my favourite fashion items, and now I am here to spill all my secrets. But first, one thing you need to know: I’m a bargain hunter. I always invest...

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Our New Poet Laureate Shared Her Story

Our New Poet Laureate Shared Her Story

On March 21, it was announced that Kim Fahner was named Sudbury’s fourth poet laureate. She is also our first female laureate! Kim is well known throughout the community as both a published author and English teacher at Marymount Academy. We were fortunate enough to have the chance to talk with Kim about her love for poetry, her plans as poet laureate, her upcoming novel, and where you can read her published work! First off, we must say congratulations! What does being Sudbury’s poet laureate mean to you? Being named the fourth poet laureate of Greater Sudbury, and the...

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TESSA USA TOUR DIARY - LAS VEGAS, LA, PHEONIX AND BLACKWATER EP (Part 2)

TESSA USA TOUR DIARY – LAS VEGAS, LA, PHEONIX AND BLACKWATER EP (Part 2)

SOUNDTRACK TO VEGAS: Pillowtalk by Zayn Immediately after our performance we hit the road back to Dallas to catch our flight to Las Vegas. When we arrive, the city is LIT, and it is still warm, so I am a happy gal. Vegas definitely takes the cake for most interesting characters ever. If you have been there, I am sure I need say no more. The views of the mountains are also so beautiful. During our time in Vegas, our amazing friend Matt Murray was there to be our guide to the very good times along with his wonderful...

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