Arts & Culture


OPEN STUDIO HAS YOUR ULTIMATE MIXEDTYPE

OPEN STUDIO HAS YOUR ULTIMATE MIXEDTYPE

Cambrian College’s Open Studio is at it again with a new exhibition of student made artwork in partnership with Makers North, this time with a very local flavour! Their latest show entitled Mixedtype is described as an audio and visual collaborative experiment melding the worlds of lyricism and design. In a unique challenge Cambrian College second year students paired with local musicians to turn their lyrics into hand rendered typographic posters! All posters at the Mixedtype event will be available for auction with all proceeds going towards the Blue Door Soup Kitchen. The exhibition kicks off March 2nd to...

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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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Crater Creatives: Neli Nenkova

Crater Creatives: Neli Nenkova

Neli Nenkova has been globally recognized for her talent in fine arts, and she is also the artist behind the mural “Togetherness”, created for Up Here 2016! She is the recipient of many prestigious awards, achievements, and recognitions for her work, including the 50 Carelton Award for Logo Design and the Studio 123 Award for Northern Ontario. We couldn’t wait to lean more about Neli and her amazing career as a visual artist, and the advice she has for other aspiring creatives.    First off, we must say congratulations on receiving the 50 Carleton Award for Logo Design and...

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CRATER CREATIVES: MATTHEW HEITI

CRATER CREATIVES: MATTHEW HEITI

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! Writers are too often the...

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Sudbury Music Spotlight: DJ Forest

Sudbury Music Spotlight: DJ Forest

We couldn’t have been more excited to have DJ Forest back for Y2Crater! He was behind the soundtrack for our Launch Party last summer, and this time around he and DJ Felix Felicis were at it again for our 90s dance party! Check our Q&A with him below. When did you realize that you wanted to become a DJ? I remember going to a festival for the first time and falling in love with every aspect of it. Also realized at some point that I like being in control of the music, especially in the car. What is your...

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RavenStar Studio: Unique, nature inspired creations

RavenStar Studio: Unique, nature inspired creations

RavenStar Studio is a small home-based business owned and operated by Adrienne Assinewai! Adrienne has been creating for as long as she can remember and has been experimenting with many different styles over time. She works in a variety of mediums including wool, coloured pencil, and paint. We had the chance to see some of her work at the Makers North Handmade Holiday Market and she is incredibly talented!  Why did you decide to start RavenStar studio? A few years back I felt ready to add a more professional approach to my work and RavenStar Studio was brought into being...

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New Perspectives: Sudbury’s We Are… Photo Exhibit

New Perspectives: Sudbury’s We Are… Photo Exhibit

You may have noticed a wonderful photo exhibit at Kuppajo Espresso Bar entitled We Are…, which highlights LGBTQ+ community members and allies, and shows the importance of the pride movement within Greater Sudbury. We talked to Aédan Charest, the artist behind the photo series, to find out more! Can you tell us about the inspiration behind the We Are… photo series? Who is featured, and what is the message or goal of the project? There are so many sources of inspiration behind this project but one of the major inspirations was Sudbury itself. What I have observed from this...

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Sudbury Music Spotlight: DJ Felix Felicis

Sudbury Music Spotlight: DJ Felix Felicis

Greg McGarry, also known within the Sudbury community as DJ Felix Felicis, is going to be bringing us the 90s throwback we’ve all been waiting for at Y2Crater! Check out our interview with DJ Felix Felicis below. When did you realize that you wanted to become a DJ? When I was in high school I would go to parties and grab all my friends’ IPods and be in control of whatever stereo system there was. I always liked the idea of sound-tracking life’s events, especially parties. After a year of doing that, I did my research and bought my...

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