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December 4, 2017

After a record-breaking 2017 edition, Sudbury’s Northern Lights Festival team is hard at work putting together another festival that aims to amaze, inspire and bring people together in a spirit of celebration. The July 2017 event featured a focus on Indigenous artists and featured acts such as Buffy Sainte-Marie, A Tribe Called Red, Whitehorse and…

December 1, 2017

  Nominations are now open for the 2018 Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts Awards, presented Wednesday, June 6 at a Gala at the Sudbury Theatre Centre.   The three categories for artists are: Outstanding Emerging Artist, Outstanding Mid-Career Artist and Exceptional Achievement in the Arts.   Now in its fifth year, Sudbury Arts Council produces…

November 30, 2017

The Art Gallery of Sudbury is proud to announce that Josée Forest-Niesing, Chair of the Board of Directors for the Art Gallery of Sudbury, has been awarded the ‘Volunteer of the Year’ award from the Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG), in recognition of her transformative leadership.   This provincial award recognizes that Josée Forest-Niesing’s…

November 30, 2017

SUDBURY, ON- For over 33 years Theatre Cambrian has been a staple in Greater Sudbury’s Cultural landscape developing and mentoring talent for stage. Many of the theatre’s community actors have gone to study theatre and have become professionals working in the field of live theatre. It is through developing characters both young and old that…

November 28, 2017

Sudbury Arts District faces Challenging Christmas Season due to construction in area. The decision to undertake repairs to a section of sidewalk underpass railings in front of several arts establishments on Elgin Street has caused concern that these businesses will be affected at this important time of year for sales.  According to store proprietors, they…

June 28, 2017

SUDBURY – Two music students, guitarist Nikolas Landry, who’s enrolled in Cambrian College’s three-year Music Performance advanced diploma program, and vocalist Dante Mullin-Santone, of the College’s Academy of Music, deserve to take a bow after competing and winning first place in their divisions at the Ontario Music Festival Association (OMFA) competition. The event took place…

June 9, 2017

Toronto, June 8, 2017 – A new Ontario Arts Council (OAC) study conducted by Nanos Research shows that Ontario residents recognize the important contribution of the arts to vibrant, livable communities. Impressions of the Impact of the Arts on Quality of Life and Well-Being in Ontario, the Nanos Research report based on a random survey…

June 7, 2017

Gerry Copeman, president of the Sudbury Theatre Center Board of Governors, today announced that Sudbury’s only professional Anglophone theatre company now celebrating its 45th anniversary will commence a national search for its next artistic leader. STC’s current artistic executive director, Caleb Marshall, ends his term in June after three seasons at the helm. Marshall will…

May 31, 2017

In early 2017, Waterlution, in partnership with Greatness—The Great Lakes Project—posted a call for artistic submissions in eight Great Art for Great Lakes (GAGL) communities, including: Kingston, Hamilton, Mississauga, Sudbury-Manitoulin, Thunder Bay, Aamjiwnaang First Nation, Owen sound & Toronto. We are very pleased to introduce these artists to you today. Special thank you to our…

May 24, 2017

(Sudbury, May 10th 2017) The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport will invest $3.25 M in the Place des Arts capital project. This contribution was included in the recent Ontario 2017 Budget, made public last April 27th, surprising the seven founding members1 who did not expect to see their capital project highlighted in the budget….