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RELEASE YOUR INNER SHOWGIRL WITH SUDBURY BURLESQUE’S WORKSHOP SERIES

There’s no denying the Sudbury Burlesque troupe has the art of playful seduction down to a science. But do you ever wonder how they do it? Get a little taste at what it takes to take the stage in this latest installment of Sudbury Burlesque’s new Showgirl Series workshops! These specialty classes will give you an opportunity to learn sultry new dance techniques and an insight into some classic burlesque styles. Best of all there’s no experience needed!  Take you pick of two workshop sessions instructed by the troupes own, Knox Harter, September 30th & October 1st for $25......

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WEIRD AND WONDERFUL THINGS YOU CAN ONLY FIND AT UP HERE 3

It’s that time of the summer again where the weird and wonderful collide leaving behind new mural projects as a year-long reminder. Up Here festival is a celebration of Northern Ontario talent and culture, presenting performers of all genres and inviting you to jump in and immerse yourself in the experience! Part of getting into the festival spirit is allowing your adventurous side come out to play. So on that note, we’ve collected a few ideas for you to check out over the weekend for maximum enjoyment! We’ll be on site all weekend long so make sure you’re dialed......

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THIS IS WHAT WE’LL BE ‘UP’ TO THIS WEEKEND

The weekend we’ve been waiting for is only one sleep away! Up Here is back for a third year to electrify our city with fresh visuals and whisk you away into a fantasy in your own hometown! With so many different shows to see it can be tough to decide what to tackle first. Never fear, in a weekend jam packed with shows ranging from intimate coffee shop performances to experimental electronic sets we’re here with our top show suggestions over the weekend! We’ll be on site all weekend long so make sure you’re dialed in to us on......

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STACK’S PIZZAGEDDON IS THE ULTIMATE PARKING LOT PARTY

Sudbury’s own Stack Brewing is celebrating 4 years strong! Serving up some  of the best suds in Sudbury with clever names like Valley Girl, Panache, and Saturday Night that give a nod to their hometown, its hard to believe how far they’ve come in such sort time! This Saturday June 24th join the Stack team for Pizzageddon the ultimate tailgate party right in their parking lot. Pizza, music, games, hot tubs (no, really) – they’ve got it all!  For the real super fans this is even your chance to get a tour of the brewery before sampling a pint......

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GRAPHIC CON 2017 RECAP
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June 16, 2017

GRAPHIC CON 2017 RECAP

This past weekend Sudbury saw the return of GRAPHIC CON – the comic and all things geeky convention presented by the Greater Sudbury Public Library and Launch Pad Creative. Their 3rd year saw an outstanding turn out of more than 5,000 Northern fans! My personal opinion … it was #nerdgasmic!   If you didn’t happen to be spending a sunny Saturday afternoon downtown partaking in the sights and sounds at Rotary Blues for Food or enjoying one of our many gorgeous street side patios, you might not have known it was happening. For those spending their time in our......

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CELEBRATE 30 YEARS AT THE ICONIC TOWNEHOUSE TAVERN

For thirty years the strong the Townehouse Tavern has stood as a landmark of the North. A must stop for all acts touring Ontario and home to some of the best memories of countless Sudburians. We all know the story of Stompin’ Tom Connors penning ‘Sudbury Saturday Night’ from the rooftop of the venue, but what really stands out the most and makes this place so special is a the community that has developed around it. The Desjardins family took over an old hotel right next to the arena in 1987 and turned it into a destination for new......

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NLFB ADDS EVEN MORE ENTERTAINMENT AND FULL SCHEDULE

Nostalgia abound as NLFB get ready to kick off its 46th Sudbury summer July 6-9th! The crew behind the festival magical is extending this year’s celebration with an added bonus day of music on Thursday July 6th featuring headlining performer Buffy Sainte-Marie in a multiplatform cultural celebration! Festival headliners over the rest of the weekend include Yukon Blonde, A Tribe Called Red and Whitehorse, this is a lineup you don’t want to miss and there’s plenty more to discover once you hit the festival grounds! Since they’re initial line up announcement a few weeks ago NLFB has let slip......

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Here Comes the Sun Spring Handmade Market

If you’re looking for something to do tomorrow, we suggest checking out Here Comes the Sun Spring Handmade Market hosted by Makers North at the Laurentian School of Architecture! Makers North’s aim is to support our handmade community through events and help makers showcase their work. We spoke with the organizers to find out more about Makers North, their upcoming market and their new Emerging Maker Program! Tell us a bit about Makers North. Julieanne: Makers North was started by Tracy Baker and I as a way to support our handmade community in Northern Ontario. We create events that celebrate......

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Get your dance on this weekend with Myths and Mirrors

Myths and Mirrors collaborates with community to create art, share stories and provides support for communities to express themselves creatively. This weekend they are hosting their 5th Annual Dance-a-thon at Fromagerie Elgin and we spoke with them to find out more about their event and what projects they are working on this summer. This is the 5th Annual Dance-a-thon – you mentioned that this year you’re hoping to raise the bar – what can our readers expect from this year’s dance-a-thon? Well, one of the biggest changes is that we’re starting a little earlier than in previous years. We’re hoping that......

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Weekly Roundup: May 22-28

Tuesday, May 23 Sudbury Trivia Night at The Fromo – 3 rounds of 15 questions, and one bonus question per round. Pages are marked a-la grade 5 math class by passing them to a friend. 11, teams of 2-8. Get there early seats fill up and we don’t take reservations! Winner takes home bragging rights and some awesome prizes are awarded throughout the night! BOARD OF AWESOME: Points scored for being awesome and promoting awesome things! Find a funny answer on someone’s card, even if its not the right answer you can still nominate them for an awesome star. We......

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