OUR #WCW FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Who run the world? Girls! Women, today is your day! It’s been a tough year, paying witness to world events and specifically the 2016 presidential election – its pretty clear we have a long way to go correcting some peoples way of thinking. And although we could have hoped for a better turn out on that one what we can say for sure is the process really shone a light on some of the backwards views the world has about women and really called a gender into action. But this isn’t a day to get down about the inequalities......

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Top Five Local Instagrammers

If you love photos of adorable French bulldogs, Monday motivation memes, and giant cups of coffee, then you’re probably a lover of Instagram, just as we are. We all have our favourite accounts to follow; some inspire us, some make us laugh, and some capture the beauty of where we live, wherever that may be. We’ve decided to share with you our personal favourites! We’ve rounded up five local Instagram accounts that we feel have capture the beauty and the magic of our very own Sudbury. @messicajick   Enjoying my morning coffee, while dreaming about foggy, snow covered trees☕......

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Explore the World of Poetry through the Sudbury Street Poetry Project

Kim Fahner, Sudbury’s Poet Laureate, is working on filling our city’s storefronts with poetic works of art, to allow residents to experience poetry wherever they go. Find out more about the Sudbury Street Poetry project, and how you can submit your own work, in our interview with Kim. Can you tell us a little bit about what the Sudbury Street Poetry project is and when it will be occurring? The Sudbury Street Poetry Project is a call for poems from writers who currently live in the City of Greater Sudbury. To celebrate National Poetry Month, in April, poems will......

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Weekly Roundup: March 6-12

Monday, March 6 Cooking Class: International Hors D’Oeuvres – Every culture has its own favourite style and flavour combination for the traditional small bites served before a meal. Some countries – like Spain – are now famous for serving many different hors d’oeuvres as an alternative to a classic full multi-course service. Join us to learn to make some of the most popular recipes – including Oysters Rockerfeller, BBQ Pork Rolls, Beef Satays with Peanut Sauce and Peruvian Ceviche. 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. @ Kitchen Bits – 1390 Kingsway Tuesday, March 7 Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce GSBX – Interested in......

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OUT OF THE LIGHT, INTO THIS SHADOW AT THE GNO

Taking a walk down Elgin Street with all its food, patios and art shops you never know what you’ll run into. One of the best locations on the strip to see something new and interesting is The Galerie Du Nouvel-Ontario (GNO)! This hole in the wall gallery specializes in the wild and wacky world of contemporary art. GNO embraces our Northern surroundings and encourages artists and the public to engage in collaborative projects that meld ideas, languages and cultures together. Playing host to installation pieces, performance art and site-specific creations GNO believes risk is part of the creative process!......

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Cambrian PR students plan an eventful month for Sudbury.

Cambrian’s Public Relations (PR) Program brings fun in all shapes and sizes this March. Every year the second-year PR students at Cambrian College are given a two-semester long assignment to create, plan, and execute an event. The event must occur in the month of March giving the students seven months to bring an event to life. Students are driven to make their events huge successes by both a passing grade and raising funds to donate to a charity of the group’s choice. This year the second-year PR students have put together seven events for you to attend this month.......

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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

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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How to be a traveler not a tourist

With both reading week for postsecondary students and March break for high school students coming up, many people will be flocking to the airports and heading off on new adventures! As someone who will be remaining in Sudbury for this break, I’d like to impart some wisdom I’ve learned and gathered to make the most out of a new destination. There is no one way to experience the world, but there are ways that you can make the most of the little pieces that you are lucky enough to see. A tourist will: Stick to their group they traveled with......

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Weekly Roundup: February 27-March 5

Monday, February 27 Fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy (Sudbury Chapter) – Join us on Monday February 27 from 5-8 pm for a Celebrity Server event supporting Muscular Dystrophy Canada! You will get to meet a great group of volunteers who will be helping to serve your dinner! And if you tell us that you are here to support the event, Muscular Dystrophy Canada will get 10% of sales from 5-8! It’s that easy to help a great cause. In addition, there will be information on Muscular Dystrophy, as well as a 50/50 draw! We hope to see you here! 5:00 p.m. –......

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