Our Crater x Cambrian College Public Relations: Samantha Davidson

Many of the Our Crater team members have a background in Public Relations and Communications, so we set out to interview some of our fellow PR graduates from Sudbury who have already launched their professional careers! Read on to find out their stories and what advice they have for incoming students and recent graduates.   Today’s Public Relations graduate is: Samantha Davidson! Do you have a favourite memory from Cambrian College? A lot of my favourite memories came from the overall sense of community at Cambrian. The class sizes were small and allowed for a very rich learning experience.......

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THE MONSTER’S BALL IS BACK GUYS AND GHOULS

Its that time of year again. The time when black becomes a “festive” colour and deciding what to dress up as becomes easily the most stressful decision of your month. Luckily you won’t have so search far for plans for your Halloween weekend because Sudbury Burlesque is back with the second edition of the Monster’s Ball! This is no competition the steamiest ticket on the market this fall, changing locations this year to the historic Grand nightclub, stick around after the show for the best dance party around!  What can you expect to see at a burlesque show? “Expect......

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Get through those dreaded exams with these study tips

If you thought Halloween was the most frightening time of the year, guess again! Do you hear that sound? No, it’s not the cries of Halloween enthusiasts, but instead the aggravated screams of a thousand university students as they tear at their hair and slam their textbooks shut. Yes, the dreaded midterm season has begun! The sad realization that summer has officially come to an end has hit us hard as classes are now in full swing and the thought of midterms looms over our heads; the stress of studying has sunk in, and the desire to binge watch......

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Weekly Roundup: October 24-28

Monday, October 24 Great Lake Swimmers – Great Lake Swimmers return to Sudbury as a kickoff for their fall 2016 tour. Through 6 albums in 15 years, Great Lake Swimmers have created some of the most beautiful sounds in the world. From catchy toe tappers to serene ballads, Tony Dekkers’ voice is haunting and soaring. 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. @ The Townehouse Tavern – 206 Elgin Street Tuesday, October 25 Oktoberfest Week at Taphouse: Pilates and Pints – Enjoy a 1 hour pilates class along with a flight of beer! In partnership with Pilates Pro Rehabilitation & Conditioning Centre Inc. Cost: $15 – 7:00 p.m.......

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Weekend Roundup (October 21-23)

Friday, October 21 Tim Burton Movie Night! – Nothing says Halloween like Tim Burton movies! Come join us for a wonderful selection of movies that are just oozing that creepy fun Halloween atmosphere. For only $3.00 you get to watch three awesome movies, get 1 FREE bag of popcorn and a chance to win a themed prize! You can also buy more popcorn, beverages or candy at our concession stand. We will be watching The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Corpse Bride and Beetlejuice. All movies are PG, with Beetlejuice being recommended to have a rating of PG 13. (It’s still officially......

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Food, Fun, and a New Coffee Shop: Meet the Owner of Cupcakes and Kale!

We’re big foodies over at Our Crater, and we especially love the local food blog Cupcakes and Kale by Jessica Nadel! The vegan blogger is also the owner of Oh My BakeShop, and author of two cookbooks; Greens 24/7 and Superfoods 24/7. We asked Jessica all about her blog, her favourite recipes, and her upcoming coffee shop! Share your story with us! When did you find your passion for baking and cooking? I grew up in a family that did a lot cooking and baking – I was the lucky kid who had school lunches packed with homemade chocolate......

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CRATER CREATIVES: WILD RICE

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! With a style as bold......

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Northern Frights Festival: Northern Ontario's Premier Horror Film Fest

David Briggs is the founder of Distant Field Productions, a local film production company specializing in horror. Their first feature, Black Forest, was shot in and around Sudbury with a local cast and crew. It’s now available on DVD and from Vimeo On Demand. Their second feature, Sleepwalking, is scheduled for a Spring, 2017, release. David also founded the Northern Frights Festival, which is entering its second year on Oct. 22. The event is happening at the Sudbury Theatre Centre, and the plan is to make this an annual Sudbury event. When did this idea to start Northern Frights......

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New Country, New Life
Lifestyle |
October 17, 2016

New Country, New Life

My name is Angie, and I am from Taiwan. I graduated from Laurentian University and Cambrian College for Public Relations and Communication Studies. I have been in Sudbury for five years, and I love traveling, learning about new cultures and trying different activities. I have been to many places around the world; but I really enjoy my time here in Sudbury. Being an international student and newcomer in Canada is hard. It can be difficult living in a country alone without any similarities to your original lifestyle. There are also a lot of frustrations when living in a different......

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Weekly Roundup: October 17-21

Monday, October 17 Bridges to Better Business Conference – The 17th Annual Bridges to Better Business Conference will be bigger and better than ever! Join us for this spectacular opportunity for entrepreneurs to connect with business leaders and gain first-hand knowledge from renowned experts. You’ll leave the conference feeling inspired and armed with the tools to help you overcome challenges and succeed in business. Each year, this event brings together hundreds of businesses in various stages of development for an open exchange of ideas, advice and feedback lead by dynamic facilitators and mentors. Tickets: $20 per session | $50 for key note sessions......

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