An “Emergence” of Northern Secondary School Artists

Our Crater was invited to attend the opening of the Emergence 2017 art exhibit at the Art Gallery of Sudbury last Wednesday and obviously, I checked out all the excitement and today I’m sharing a recap of my visit.  The exhibit is composed of works of art from students of thirteen participating secondary schools from the various school boards in the area: Rainbow District School Board, the Sudbury Catholic District School Board, Le consiel scolaire du Grand Nord de l’Ontario, and Le consiel scoliare du Nouvel-Ontario.  The Emergence exhibit started in the 1970s and speaks to the process of......

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KEEP YOUR HOCKEY DREAMS ALIVE THIS SPRING!

The Maple Leafs are in the playoffs, the Dart Guy became a thing, the Wolves got a major rebranding and have had an action packed season – let’s face it, it’s a great time to be a hockey fan in Sudbury! In comes Sudbury Theatre Centre’s latest production in collaboration with YES Theatre, Hockey Dreams! Opening April 20th to May 7th this play is a coming of age story all set against the backdrop of the arenas and skating ponds you rink rats called home. Tickets are available for $27.50 online now, get yours early – this heartwarming show......

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SUDBURY INDIE CINEMA GIVES THEIR TOP PICKS FOR NATIONAL CANADIAN FILM DAY!

Today is a special day set aside to appreciate all things Canadiana! There’s just nothing like Canadian film, the indoctrination starts early with childhood favourites like Mr. Dressup, Sharon, Louise & Bram and Polka Dot Door. As we get a little older we’re introduced to Anne of Green Gables and Fly Away Home that both project coming of age stories against the kind of scenery we can only find up here. If you were really into the drama there’s the many regenerations of Degrassi to get you through – ‘it goes there’. Now all grown up you’re ready to......

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CRATER CREATIVES: NICO GLAUDE

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! Nico Glaude is an active......

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Big Nick: Sudbury's Newest Superhero

What started out as a ‘thank you’ to Graphic Con in 2015 quickly become Expired Comics most requested character! Big Nick is a mine rescue worker turned superhero and Big Nick #2 will launch in June at Graphic Con and we spoke with the creators to find out more about Sudbury’s own superhero! Tell us a bit about Expired Comics Expired Comics specialize in creating and publishing comic books and children’s books. Following the success of Big Nick #1 at last year’s Graphic Con and beyond, it looks like Canada wants more Big Nick, so we’ve put together a sequel for the ages!......

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Top 5 Sudbury Related Hashtags to Check Out

We were really excited to share our Top 5 Local Instagram accounts to follow and one of our lovely readers suggested we share a Top 5 Local Hashtags so today we’re sharing five hashtags you should search for some beautiful Sudbury related photos. After some extensive research of each hashtag, we realized there was no way we could share just one photo from each so instead we’ve included 5 of our favourites for each hashtag! #weliveuphere First up is of course #weliveuphere. If you haven’t searched this hashtag yet, we HIGHLY recommend you get on it. You’ll find thousands of beautiful......

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Sudbury Makes Strides In The Fight Against Cystic Fibrosis

Join The Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History on Sunday, May 28th at Kivi Park! Sudbury will be one of the many cities participating in the annual walk and money raised goes towards world-class research and to advocate high-quality individual CF care. The 3.5 kilometre Green Trail at Kivi Park will be dedicated to the walk but participants will have access to the full park. “We are excited to be able to support groups like Cystic Fibrosis Canada and their effort to raise money and awareness about our country’s most common fatal genetic disease,” said Melissa Sheridan, Park Leader,......

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SWEET POTATO BEET FRITTATA

This is a quick and easy recipe that can be transitioned through breakfast, lunch and dinner.  It is gluten free and has the option to be made dairy free.  I always recommend sourcing local farm fresh eggs, there are many farms and hobby farms in the Sudbury area that using good quality farm fresh eggs shouldn’t be a challenge. Hope you enjoy whipping up this delightful recipe! You will need: 4 farm fresh eggs 1/2 cup of Almond milk/Cow’s milk Half of a large Sweet Potato 2 small Beets 2 tbsp of Grapeseed Oil 1 small Red Onion 1......

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BOYLESQUE GETS READY TO RATTLE SEATTLE!

The handsome gents of Sudbury Burlesque have been lucky enough to be selected to perform in the 3rd annual Seattle Boylesque Festival! A full weekend of semi-nude dudes – what could be better, am I right ladies? But before we get too excited we gotta help our boys get there! Sudbury Burlesque‘s latest event Rattle Seattle Burlesque Weekend will be a fundraiser featuring two nights of fantastic co-ed burlesque performances to prepare the troupe to make their mark in Seattle! A different show each night April 8th & 9th – take your pick at $20 a show or catch......

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LA NUIT SUR L’ETANG CELEBRATES FRANCO-ONTARIAN CULTURE

Sudbury knows what celebrating Franco-Ontarian tradition is all about! La Nuit sur L’Etang hosts an annual concert, bringing traditional Francophone music to Northern Ontario for over 40 years. Giving a platform to the Franco-Ontarian community in a city as culturally diverse and into art as Sudbury, La Nuit sur L’Etang incredibly puts together a night of some of the most eclectic, interesting music you’ll hear! Before moving to Sudbury, the most intense interaction I had with French was in class three times a week. A lover of French culture (a budding Francophile, if you will) or for people who......

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