WEIRD AND WONDERFUL THINGS YOU CAN ONLY FIND AT UP HERE 3

It’s that time of the summer again where the weird and wonderful collide leaving behind new mural projects as a year-long reminder. Up Here festival is a celebration of Northern Ontario talent and culture, presenting performers of all genres and inviting you to jump in and immerse yourself in the experience! Part of getting into the festival spirit is allowing your adventurous side come out to play. So on that note, we’ve collected a few ideas for you to check out over the weekend for maximum enjoyment! We’ll be on site all weekend long so make sure you’re dialed......

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THIS IS WHAT WE’LL BE ‘UP’ TO THIS WEEKEND

The weekend we’ve been waiting for is only one sleep away! Up Here is back for a third year to electrify our city with fresh visuals and whisk you away into a fantasy in your own hometown! With so many different shows to see it can be tough to decide what to tackle first. Never fear, in a weekend jam packed with shows ranging from intimate coffee shop performances to experimental electronic sets we’re here with our top show suggestions over the weekend! We’ll be on site all weekend long so make sure you’re dialed in to us on......

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CINÉFEST HAS A ‘HIP’ SEASON IN STORE!

Back for another year of silver screen delights is Cinéfest International Film Festival! This year adopting the theme Drift Away With Us, Executive Director Tammy Frick invites all Sudburians to join in on the fest, “If you’re waiting for your sign to finally attend the Festival, this is it. Find that one film – or two, or three! – that really speaks to you and simply go see it. We know you’ll be inspired and want to take in more!”. Cinéfest runs September 16th-24th at Silvercity, gala presentation tickets, ticket books and festival passports are now available at the......

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RECONNECTING WITH YOUR ROOTS AT CULTURAL TRAINING CAMP

At a time when Indigenous issues are at large Laurentian University student Kaella Earle seeks to help Northerners reconnect with their roots. With only a month of planning Earle organized a long weekend retreat in Wikwemikong featuring traditional craft making, Indigenous fare and healing group exercises. This camp offered attendees a unique opportunity to learn from elders and teachers in the Aboriginal community help them in their  journey of cultural learning.   Tell us a bit about the Wikwemikong Indigenous Cultural Training Camp and where the idea came from? The Indigenous Cultural Training Camp is a brainchild that I......

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CRATER CREATIVES: DARSHAN GEER

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! Darshan Geer is the young dancing......

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Top 5 places to get frozen treats in Sudbury

The summer is nearing an end but there is still a few weeks left to indulge in some delicious frozen treats before days get shorter and the weather gets colder. Today we’re sharing our Top 5 Instagram worthy frozen treats spots you can find in Sudbury. Huckleberries Chocolatiers Of Canada Huckleberries Chocolatiers Of Canada recently moved downtown to Durham street and offer a crazy delicious variety of novelty chocolates, chocolate dipped candies and heaping ice cream cones. Pick up an ice cream cone and a chocolate dipped sour key – you won’t be disappointed. Here's to the weekend! #FROYO 🍦 A......

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SOS: SAVE OUR THEATRE WITH SONGS OF SUMMER!

Theatre Cambrian is hosting “Songs of Summer Music Festival” this weekend! On Friday, July 28th, 2017 starting at 12:00 pm at Memorial Park, local talents Sex and Summer, Tea and Whiskey, Natalie Crispo, The Committed, Sugarboom, Be Here Now, Jopo and The Rize, Matt Neveau, Celine Tellier, and Larry Berro will take to the bandshell in a show to raise funds for the local theatre. On a true Sudbury Saturday Night at Theatre Cambrian, Taw Connors: The Canadian Stompper will be playing a tribute concert to his father, the late Tom Connors.  To wrap up the weekend, Kass Bazinet......

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CRATER CREATIVES: MATT FOY

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! If there had to be a......

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FROMAGERIE ELGIN: IT’S MORE THAN JUST CHEESE!

Wine and cheese – need I say more? This incredibly hip eatery is known for its great atmosphere and hosting abilities! Fromagerie Elgin is definitely a spot you will need to check out because let me tell you it is more than just cheese! Enjoy delicious eats accompanied by weekly local music, poetry readings, trivia fun, dance-a- thons and so much more! We spoke with the manager, Laura, to get the inside scoop at the Fromo. yum A post shared by @delaniepearson on Aug 10, 2015 at 7:07pm PDT Tell us about yourself and Fromagerie Elgin. Where did the inspiration to create a specialty......

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TESSA RELEASES A ‘QUAKE’ OF AN EP

A year is a long time in the fast moving life of a singer-songwriter, and Big Nickel native Tessa Gooden can most certainly attest to that! After releasing her very first EP ‘Blackwater’ last spring Tessa was swept away on a whirlwind USA tour (read about it here and here), a slew of big city shows in Toronto and locally a performance at the official Our Crater Launch Party last July and Up Here in August. Now signed to a label with Akashic Rekords and more driven than ever Tessa has hit us with another shockwave with her second......

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