BATTLE OF THE …ARTS?

If you are an artist specializing in painting it is time to put on your armor and work on your warrior call! Art Battle is coming to Sudbury, October 12th 2017 7pm at Cambrian College Student Center, and it is a must see event open to the public.  This one of a kind event sees two brush wielding competitors face off with 20 minutes to create the best piece of art! All pieces created on the battle field will be available for silent auction at the end of the evening if you want to give your home a little......

Continue Reading


BOOK TALK WITH GSPL: DEB MCINTOSH

Deb McIntosh was the Executive Director for local trails group Rainbow Routes Association for 11 years before recently becoming City Councillor for Ward 9 of the City of Greater Sudbury. Deb always has some kind of reading material with her in case an opportunity comes up to read while waiting somewhere, but nowadays it is more often something work-related than reading for pleasure. She has been inspired by books many times in her life and usually by a book suggested by someone else. Here are five books, and the story of who suggested them to her, that helped shape......

Continue Reading


Latitude 46 Publishing: A Matter of Will

Last month, Latitude 46 Publishing hosted a book launch event where they introduced the five novels they will be releasing this fall. We had the chance to speak with each of these authors and find out more about their novels, their inspirations and any tips they might have for potential authors. Today we’re sharing our interview with Rod Carley, author of A Matter of Will. Tell us a bit more about A Matter of Will  Will Crosswell’s decision to pursue acting shattered his father’s dream of him being a useful adult. When we first meet the young Will he is......

Continue Reading


CRATER CREATIVES: JOPO

Welcome to Crater Creatives, a monthly 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 spotlight 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! You may not recognize the name......

Continue Reading


MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET IS A SURE FIRE HIT!

Sudbury Theatre Centre is kicking off its first season with a hip-shaking and gyrating musical sensation! This marks STC’s 46th year and they show no signs of slowing down! This show freezes in time a chance encounter in rock n’ roll history. What happens when Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis get together in a recording studio? You’ll have to catch the show to find out! Million Dollar Quartet runs September 28th – October 15th at STC (170 Shaughnessy St), get your tickets today here. In a true one time, only session four of the......

Continue Reading


Get Charged up next month
Events |
September 27, 2017

Get Charged up next month

If you’re interested in learning more about Sudbury’s tech and design communities, there is an exciting new event taking place in town next month. Charged is a one-day event consisting of a workshop and evening conference with guest speakers Davis Neable and Darrin Henein who both work at Shopify. We spoke with event organizer Kyle Haapala to find out more. What is Charged? Charged is an annual one-day event that consists of a lunchtime workshop at the TimeHero office, followed by an evening conference with two speakers at the McEwen School of Architecture. Our mission is to bring together the design......

Continue Reading


EAT LOCAL- STORE REVIEW
City Guides |
September 26, 2017

EAT LOCAL- STORE REVIEW

What is Eat Local? For those of you who have never been, Eat Local is a not-for-profit food co-op, which means they work with local farmers to bring you the best local foods.  Stores like these use customer support and donations or memberships to keep running. Why Eat Local food? Most main stream grocery stores look at the cheapest way to provide you food and bringing it in from all over the world.  With a local food co-op, such as Eat Local, they try to bring in food from the closest sources (mainly Ontario).   When your food has less......

Continue Reading


50 ITEMS TO CHECK OFF ON YOUR ULTIMATE SUDBURY FALL BUCKET LIST

Our summer bucket list was such a hit, we decided to make it a seasonal thing! Take in the beautiful fall colours from one of our local trails, check out a fall fair or get dressed up for one of the many Halloween events happening in our city. There are so many things to check off your bucket list this season so you may want to get started. Take in the colours at Onaping Falls Give back this year and volunteer at the Elgin Street Mission for Thanksgiving Head to the Fall Fair at Freskiw Farms Take yourself on a......

Continue Reading


Etsy Made in Canada Market
Events |
September 20, 2017

Etsy Made in Canada Market

You may have heard of Makers North and been to one of their events already but we’re extra excited for their newest event this weekend! They are are bringing an Etsy event to Sudbury for the very first time! Etsy Made in Canada Market is taking place this Saturday, September 23rd from 11am-4pm at the Living with Lakes Centre and is the perfect time to check out some amazing local makers and maybe even get a head start on your holiday shopping. The first 50 people will recieve swag bags – and trust us, you’re going to want to......

Continue Reading


DOUGLAS BORNN PHOTOGRAPHS: AN EXPLORATION OF TRAIN CARS AND GRAFFITI

The Art Gallery of Sudbury has something new in store for Sudburians! Do you ever take a minute and admire the spray paint tags as the train-cars roll past? If so this show is for you! In this most recent exhibition by photographer Douglas Bornn we get a unique look into the relationships between train cars, graffiti, colours and lighting. Having stumbled onto the project by accident simply wanting to capture a passing piece of graffiti this simple photo took on a life of its own and inspired, Bornn to try to give a more detailed look at these......

Continue Reading


Page 6 of 57« First...45678...203040...Last »