NLFB Recap | Sudbury Music Spotlight: Josh Turnbull

Local musician Josh Turnbull was one of our highlight performances at the Northern Lights Festival Boreal this year. Not only is he a solo artist, but he is also a part of the musical duo Field Test, and he developed Sudbury’s awfully fantastic book, the Awful Alphabet alongside local designer and artist Tracy Baker! Check out more from our interview with Josh here! Photo: Warren McGoey Header Photo: Lee Burton Tell us a little about yourself and your music? I grew up in a little part of the Greater City of Sudbury called Garson, and I moved to downtown......

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NHL X NEO Kids: Hockey Superstars Headed to Sudbury!

He shoots, he scores! Grab your family and friends and come see NHL superstars like Nick Foligno, Marcus Foligno, Andrew Desjardins, Derek MacKenzie, Zack Stortini and more live in action! The hockey pros will be taking on health pros from Health Sciences North in a battle on the ice to save lives at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. After the game, fans can even grab an autograph from their favourite player!   Tickets are $22 and can be purchased through the Sudbury Arena website or at the box office at 240 Elgin Street. The game is being hosted......

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Weekend Roundup: July 15-17

Friday, July 15 Shrek the Musical JR: Sudbury Edition – Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical. It’s a “big bright beautiful world” as everyone’s favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance. Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek JR. is an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family. Tickets: $10 for adults | $8 for students and seniors – 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. @......

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Trendsetter Thursday: Stripes & Statement Necklaces

Welcome to Our Crater’s Trendsetter Thursday microblog! Here we show you our favourite looks and styles and give you some of our top fashion tips and tricks. Have any ideas for upcoming microblogs or want to know how to wear a particular item? Send to message to info@ourcrater.com and you might see it in a future post! Favourite Fashion Item: Stripes and Statement Necklaces Stripes have always been a go-to for me. Here I decided to keep the outfit light and simple, but added a striped flat. And, as for the necklace, this is one of my favourites. I’ve......

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Top 5 Places to go on a First Date In Sudbury

I have never been a fan of taking girls to the movies or a club for a first date. At the movies you just sit there and stare at a screen and debate weather or not you should grab her hand. At a Club you can’t hear anything… You need to scream to even have a slight conversation. You may not think the same as I do but I like to be able to talk to her and get to know her in a comfortable atmosphere. So if you have a first date or a second or a third......

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Our Crater Launch Party Sponsors!

Have you heard? Our Crater is hosting our official launch party this Saturday, July 16th at the Durham Social! There will be beer tasting provided by Stack Brewing, amazing music from probably the greatest musical lineup and so many prizes from all of these guys. If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, that’s okay – we forgive you – but you can get them here. So do it before it’s too late and you miss out on the party of the summer! Jess is a vegan blogger sharing a little about some of the vegan eats, vegan sweets and......

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Get down and dirty at the 3rd annual Mudmoiselle!

The Canadian Cancer Society is pleased to host its 3rd annual Mudmoiselle; Ladies Mud Run. The event takes place Saturday, August 20th at Rotary Park-Adanac Ski Hill. Get down and dirty! Get ready for a day of mud, sweat and cheers! The Mudmoiselle obstacle course is a 5K stretch of the muckiest, filthiest, slimiest mud. This women’s-only event is open to ladies of all shapes, sizes and fitness levels. Whether you’re used to running marathons, running around the office or running after your kids. It’s where your inner child runs free while testing your endurance, strength and determination. But......

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Northern Lights Festival Boreal Lineup: July 8-10

Friday, July 8 Northern Lights Festival Boréal 2016 – DAY 1 – FRIDAY SCHEDULE FEATURING HEADLINER BAHAMAS with: Murder Murder – Anique Granger & Mélanie Brulée – Union Duke – Chuck and Catherine Roberts – Martine Fortin – Collective Roots – Josh Turnbull – Dawyne’s Backwood Blues – Pretty Archie. 5:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. @ Bell Park  Saturday, July 9 Northern Lights Festival Boréal 2016 – DAY 2 – SATURDAY SCHEDULE FEATURING HEADLINER NATALIE MACMASTER & DONNELL LEAHY with: Digging Roots – Afrikelektro – Les Hotesses d’Hilaire  – Union Duke – Sun K – Matt Foy – Kate Maki – Fred Squire- Brian Dunn – Sheesham & Lotus & Son – Mandala – Hugh Jazz – Fagroongala – Josh Turnbull – Martine Fortin – Collective Roots – Cindy......

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Adventures on a Sudbury summer weekend

The north has so much to offer if you love adrenaline pumping thrill and excitement. Even if your more timid this plenty of moderately thrilling things to do. Hop on two wheels and head out to Walden and check out the bike trails. Naughton biking and ski trails are top notch and offer beginner to expert level trails that run up and down hills. A beautiful visual sensory experience, with many Inspiring views. A day on your bike on those trails is sure to thrill and challenge anyone of any age. http://www.waldenmbc.ca Mount the canoe on the roof of......

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What’s in Your Bloomers? We Hope It’s North in Bloom!

Cilantro people, guacamole enthusiasts, and all around pun-lovers will get a kick out of this Sudbury local’s new design line! Andrea Ouellette has officially launched North in Bloom, a snarky collection of prints and products guaranteed to brighten your day and your home (our personal favourite is “Not Today, Satan”). Learn how Andrea began North in Bloom, and find out how Our Crater readers can get 20% off any purchase! Tell us about yourself! What’s your story, and how did you begin North in Bloom? I’m Andrea Ouellette, and I’ve always liked to make things. Since I was little,......

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