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Seniors channel their inner Van Gogh

Seniors channel their inner Van Gogh

An old Danish proverb states, “Age may wrinkle the face, but lack of enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.” A group of community seniors living at St. Joseph’s Villa can attest to that. Their creative appetites have experienced a rebirth of sorts thanks to Sudbury artist Monica Swan. She has been offering residents of St. Joseph’s Villa [...]

March 1, 2010 Angie Gilchrist Arts 0

Talented men and women can dance

Talented men and women can dance

Celebrating Greater Sudbury’s progressive dance history dating back almost 80 years, adelheid and earthdancers co-present an evocative and exciting mixed program of contemporary dance works choreographed and/or performed by Sudbury-born dance artists Dec. 10, 11 and 12 at Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario. The performance is called where we are / où nous sommes. Created specially for [...]

November 1, 2009 Sudbury Living Magazine Arts 0

The house of fish head soup

The house of fish head soup

A SMALL BROWN HOUSE: My cormorants, sliding down oiled shafts of sunlight as fast as the sunlight itself. My gulls, squabbling in your ever-moving marketplaces and loud invading armies. My white-fish and pike, with scales of only distant stars at night. You do more than surround me. Through my lake-facing windows, you’re part of the [...]

September 1, 2009 Roger Nash Arts 0

Sudbury for the curious

Sudbury for the curious

Mariana Lafrance finds beauty in the city’s lane ways and alleys, hydro poles against black rock, and reflections on buildings. Her photographs capture the texture of the city, warts and all. Forty-eight of her photographs are featured in the new bilingual book, Site Unseen, Sudbury for the Curious and Adventuresome, (La Ville Invisible, Regards perdus [...]

June 1, 2009 Mariana Lafrance Arts 0

Everyone loves a clown or two

Everyone loves a clown or two

Tickets for Comedy Duo now on Sale at STC Don’t say you weren’t warned. These guys are FUNNY! “So much blood; So many limbs; Zany to Macabre” . Yes, it’s Mump and Smoot, the ‘for-adults-only’ fiends hiding behind clown make-up. In their show “Something”, they take the audience to a fine cafe, a wake and [...]

June 1, 2009 Vicki Gilhula Arts, Upfront 0

Man about towne

Man about towne

At the age of 13, Paul Loewenberg experienced a youthful epiphany listening to community radio in Sarnia that would spur his desire to explore, play and promote a diversity of musical styles. “I found WSGR 91.7FM from the campus of St. Clair Community College, Port Huron, Mich. The first song I remember hearing was Kill [...]

June 1, 2009 Lynne Reynolds Arts 0

Man and his words

Man and his words

His first book in five years, Here After, will be published in October, but Sean Costello is more interested in talking about his son’s rock band. “Steven has a terrific rock band, Stray Bullet, featuring a 13-year-old female vocalist (Colleen Kirkness), who I believe will be as big as Avril Lavigne one day soon,” he [...]

September 1, 2008 Vicki Gilhula Arts 0

Jeff Wiseman sings from the heart

Jeff Wiseman sings from the heart

A photo on Jeff Wiseman’s first CD shows a two-year-old Jeff sleeping with a Bugs Bunny guitar. He laughs off any suggestion that he probably entered the world humming a tune. “Not true, although I sang before I talked,” he says. Wiseman sings as easily as most folks breathe. A constant on the Sudbury music [...]

September 1, 2008 Bob Bale Arts 0

Art of the lens: black and white photography

Art of the lens: black and white photography

At first glance, the location of George Hill’s photos cannot be easily identified.Summer 2008At first glance, the location of George Hill’s photos cannot be easily identified. For example, one photo shows intricate, chaotic patterns of white and orange on a concrete wall. It was taken in the underpass on College St. near the Steelworkers’ Hall. [...]

June 1, 2008 Heidi Ulrichsen Arts 0

All about Pandora

All about Pandora

UPDATE JAN. 31, 2011 Pandora Topp in appearing in the Magnus Theatre production and world premiere of this new musical work by world renowned playwright, novelist, and composer Tomson Highway. The (Post) Mistress recounts the adventures of a small-town postmistress who divines the contents of sealed letters that pass through her hands.  After having worked at [...]

March 1, 2008 Todd Robson Arts 0