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Taking care of history

Taking care of history

“From Meteorite Impact to Constellation City: A Historical Geography of Greater Sudbury” chronicles the human and physical environment of the city’s past and present, presenting “the big picture. “If you don’t write things down, a lot of history gets lost.” That’s the last thing Oiva Saarinen wants to see happen. He cares about the city [...]

May 24, 2013 Jenny Jelen Sudbury's Stories, Upfront 0

Felicia Burke’s designs are fashionating

Felicia Burke’s designs are fashionating

A graduate of Lockerby Composite School, Felicia Burke, is an up-and-coming fashion designer based in Toronto. She is in the process of launching BAZZUL, a clothing line is focused on timeless, ready-to-wear apparel.   Burke studied at Ryerson University School of Fashion. Her final graduating collection was shown at Alternative Fashion Week in 2010. Then [...]

March 14, 2013 Jenny Jelen Uncategorized 0

Francophone festival celebrates 40 years

Francophone festival celebrates 40 years

Something magical was happening in the 1970s in the local Francophone arts community. Some have gone as far as calling it an artistic revolution. Artists were banding together, creating art and making creativity a priority. Now, 40 years later, both the concert series La Nuit Sur L’Etang and publishing house Prise de Parole are celebrating [...]

February 20, 2013 Jenny Jelen Arts 0

Shawn Brady

Shawn Brady

  Shawn Brady is a health-professional, marathon runner and rock musician who sings like Bono. He’s the director of inter-professional practice at Providence Healthcare in Toronto. He runs at least 14 kilometres a day. He’s married, with a baby on the way. Oh, and in his spare time, he’s a rock star. Shawn Brady got [...]

December 3, 2012 Jenny Jelen Arts 0

Boreal opens curtain on performance hall

Boreal opens curtain on performance hall

The stage lights came on just in time to shine on the Silver Birch String Quartet as they let their instruments sing It was the first time the curtain of the Collège Boréal concert hall had ever opened before an audience. Most of the 350 seats in the new classroom and performance area were full [...]

September 1, 2012 Jenny Jelen Arts 0

Calming kids through yoga

Calming kids through yoga

While yoga does have numerous benefits for kids, it’s also something they enjoy. Since most of her students have small attention spans to match their small sizes, it is important to rehearse repetitive movements they can easily memorize. Adding other multi-sensory elements makes it more fun for the little ones too. This article appeared in [...]

March 1, 2012 Jenny Jelen Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles, Parents 0

Horsin’ around with some of Sudbuy’s finest

Horsin’ around with some of Sudbuy’s finest

They’ve got the bronze and they’ve got the silver. Now Claude Paquette and his three-year-old Quarter Horse mare Shez Got Preference have their sights set on gold. Paquette and Gracy, as she’s known around the farm, have been competing at Select World Show in Amarillo, Texas, for the past two years. Horses come from around [...]

September 1, 2011 Jenny Jelen Lifestyle 0