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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100 voices in 100 minutes: BOOM is coming to the Sudbury Theatre Centre

For two days only you will be able to check out Rick Miller’s BOOM at the Sudbury Theatre Centre. This show has been selling out across the country and features a mind-blowing multimedia tribute to the Baby Boom era. Miller is one of Canada’s best known impressionists and In just 100 minutes, Rick Miller will bring 100 voices of the Baby Boom generation to the stage. This solo performance travels through 25 turbulent years telling the stories of influential politicians, activists and musicians from 1945 to 1969. Rick Miller combines music, video and stage performance to bring the audience......

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HOW TO GET BIRTHDAY FREEBIES!

Some people sweep the day under the rug, while others have a countdown to their birthday on the office whiteboard. Either way the turning of a new age is definitely an occasion worth celebrating. And what better way to celebrate than free stuff?!Whether you’re looking to plan your birthday dinner with friends, or just feel a little more spoiled than usual, the suggestions below will help you on your special day! Shopping Sign up for the Love Your Body program at The Body Shop to earn points equalling discounts on your purchases. Prepare for your birthday by spoiling yourself......

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