Trendsetter Thursday: Fall Trends I

Welcome to Our Crater’s Trendsetter Thursday microblog! Here we show you our favourite looks and styles and give you some of our top fashion tips and tricks. Today’s look: Fall Trends (part 1) I don’t know about you, but I’m desperately trying to hang on to my lighter clothes as long as I can! We all know that winter in northern Ontario can be brutal (and lengthy), so I’ve decided to put together an outfit based on my favourite autumn styles that are both warm and functional. Fall Trend 1: Olive Overcoats What I love about this overcoat is......

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Travel Tips: 24 Hours in Nice

The French Riviera, more specifically Nice, has made my favorite places in the world list. Unfortunately, my travel buddy and I only had 1 day to spend there (rookie mistake). Here’s what made our séjour so memorable: One hour boat cruise of Villefranche sur mer A yacht tour in Nice is an absolute must. The area boasts an incredible coastline that will wow any tourist. Villefranche Bay, once an active fishing village, still retains its pastel-colored villas nestled in a beautiful mountain range. The Bay contains historic buildings such as the Saint-Elme Citadel, built in the 16th century to protect......

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LATITUDE 46 PUBLISHING: Surviving Stutthof

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 Liisa Kovala, author of Surviving Stutthof: My father’s memories behind the Death Gate Tell us a bit more about Surviving Stutthof: My father’s memories behind the Death Gate. My father, Aarne Kovala, was a sixteen-year-old Finnish merchant marine when his ship was detained in Danzig,......

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WHEN RAVEN BECAME SPIDER IS A POP ART EXPLOSION

The Art Gallery of Sudbury always has something new in store for visitors and this time around art lovers can look forward to one of the most colourful exhibits of the season! When Raven Became Spider is collaborative exhibition featuring six Indigenous artists fusing graphic novel styles with traditional and modern cultural symbolism. The first thing you’ll notice upon walking into the gallery is the colours! Flashes of colour on the gallery walls plays up the pulp style often associated with pop art. Check out the exhibit for yourself until October 28th. The name of the exhibition When Raven......

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BUTTERCUP SQUASH SOUP
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October 12, 2017

BUTTERCUP SQUASH SOUP

Mmmm, one of the best parts about fall is that it also happens to be squash season! Of course we all associate this time of year with the classic pumpkin spice craze but let’s not forget about some of our other favourites from the squash family. Butternut, spaghetti, zucchini, acorn – they’re all a tasty treat to add to your plate! Nothing warms you up better on a chilly fall day quite like a hearty bowl of soup and being the season this buttercup squash will do just the trick. You will need: 1 medium size buttercup squash 1L......

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Classic Films For The Halloween Season

There’s something about October that just makes you want to curl up and enjoy some fiction. For a lot of people that means curling up with a long novel they’ve been meaning to get to, or even one they re-read every year. But for we film lovers, it means digging up a few scare flicks. As for yours truly, I like to opt for older gothic and horror films, because they’re the ones I watched growing up this time of year and there’s a sense of nostalgia. Sure, some of them are campy (if not straight up ridiculous), but......

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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......

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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......

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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......

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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......

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