Arts and Recreation in
The Sudbury Arts Council SAC Facts
Canadian music sensation Frank Leahy
celebrates Don Messer’s timeless music in the high energy performance
“Don Messer's Violin." Running in P.E.I for three years audiences and
critic's raved about Leahy's personal tribute to Messer’s enduring
legacy. The concert will be held on Wednesday May 5, 2005 at 8:00 pm, at
the Fraser Auditorium at Laurentian University. For tickets call
Trip the Switch At The Art Gallery of
A unique evening of performance and visual art. This will be a
dynamic evening of experimental, multi-disciplinary performance and art
by Sudbury’s Rachel Bergeron, Valerie Senyk, Dennis Castellan, Rob
O’Flanagan, Trevor Laalo, Gino Cacciotti, Stephanie Skilling and others.
Expect to find a mix of photography, painting, sculpture, electronic
music, poetry, movement, and singing all at play in one venue, utilizing
two floors of gallery space. Doors open at 8 pm on April 23, 2005, with
performances beginning at 8:20 pm and occurring at regular intervals
Tickets are available at the Art Gallery of Sudbury and at Black Cat Too
for $10. Only 150 tickets are available. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind
For more info contact Rob at 674-5271 x214 or 670-9405.
The Canadian Mental Health Association
Art in Bloom
The 4th Annual fund raising event, Art in Bloom will be held Sunday,
June 12th from 11 AM - 4 PM at 169 John St., Sudbury. The Canadian
Mental Health Association is looking for Arts and Artisans to
participate in this event.
For further information please contact: Pat Mertl : 560-5206
Being Caribou Documentary
In this stunning film, environmentalist Leanne Allison and her
husband, wildlife biologist, Karsten Heuer, follow a herd of 120,000
caribou, on foot, across 1,500 kilometers of rugged Arctic Tundra. The
husband and wife team will show this movie on April 21, 2005 to try to
raise awareness of threats to the caribou's survival. The evening is
free and starts at 7:30.
Heart and Soul Singers’ and Sudbury
Secondary School Choral Ensembles’ Concert The Heart and Soul
Singers, will join the talented choral students of Sudbury Secondary
School for an evening of song on Friday, May 13th. From doo-wop to
contemporary, sacred to secular, there is sure to be something for
Tickets are $12 ($10 for students and seniors) and are available at
Black Cat Too on Durham Street, Canadiana Cabinets, or by calling Sonya
2005 Sudbury and Region Studio Tour
The deadline for entry into the Studio Tour is April 26, 2005. For
an application form to enter or more information check out their website
(CLICK STUDIO TOUR IMAGE), or Contact
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
The first meeting is also on April 26 at 7pm, at the Carmichael
Community Center. Committees will be set up and work schedules
The Sudbury Craft and Arts Foundation will host their 15 Annual Studio
Tour on October 1 & 2, 2005.
Tue Apr 26: The Agnostic Mountain
Gospel Choir performs at The Townehouse
This is a great chance to see one of the most exciting live outlaw roots
music bands in the country today. The Agnostics hail from Calgary and
put on a great show that suits any festival stage, front porch or night
Please come downtown and support the scene... The Laughing Buddha
restaurant (in the site of The Only Cafe) is now open... come early,
enjoy dinner, come see the show at the Townehouse...
For more information email Paul Loewenberg at
Cinefest Sudbury International Film
Festival is holding an Online Auction Fundraiser called:
"Lights! Camera! AUCTION!".
Find unique items from the arts, science, and sports worlds from the
comfort of your own home or office, and support Cinefest Sudbury
International Film Festival at the same time.
Items on the auction block include:
- a Famous Players BIG CARD which permits the successful bidder and a
guest to attend unlimited films at any Famous Players cinema for a whole
- A scientific tour of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory for four.
- Autographed articles from Denys Arcand, David Cronenberg, Norman
Jewison, Atom Egoyan, Ron Mann, Louis Belanger, Josh Hartnett, and more!
- Tickets to: the Stratford Festival, Canadian Opera Company, Shaw
Festival, Sudbury Theater Center, Toronto Symphony Orchestra and of
course, Cinefest Sudbury International Film Festival.
Bidding will begin on April 8th and run through to 5:00 p.m. (EST) on
April 22nd, 2005 at www.cinefest.com
Attention Short Story Writers
In October of 2005 northeastern Ontario’s regional literary
publisher will be releasing Outcrops: Northeastern Ontario Short
Stories, an anthology that will showcase the talents of our homegrown
fiction writers. To fill out the collection YSPress is searching for
There is no cost to submit your work, and if your story is selected the
press will pay you for the right to publish it in the collection.
To have your work considered, YSPress needs three things:
• Up to three short stories, typed or word-processed in 12 point font,
double-spaced, on one side of 8 ½ x 11” paper, with your name on each
• A SASE (a self-addressed stamped envelope, big enough and with
sufficient postage to carry the stories back to you)
• On a separate sheet, a one-paragraph biography about you and your
previous publications, if any, plus complete contact information.
Deadline is May 15th 2005, submit stories to Your Scrivener Press or for
more information call Laurence Steven at (705)-522-5126.
An Evening of Gospel Music and
Spirituals With The September Classics Choir
The September Classics Choir is back by popular demand. This choir is
now in its 23 year. Contact Patrick at 682-1161 for more information.
The concert will be held on Sunday, April 24, 7:00 pm at All Peoples
United Church (400 Antwerp St., Sudbury) Refreshments will be served and
their will be a free will offering. Contact Jan at 522-5126.
Wed Jun 15: The La Cloche Art Show
deadline for entries
This juried show and a sale which includes: oil paintings,
watercolours, photography, mixed media, drawings and sculpture. Subject
matter is varied.
The 28th annual La Cloche Art Show takes place July 9 to July 17 at the
Whitefish Falls Community Center in Whitefish Falls, Ontario. There is
no admission fee to the show.
Artists wishing to enter the show may get entry forms and additional
details from our website www.geocities.com/laclocheartshow or call Margo
at 285-4546. or
"Franco-Ontarian Horror Stories”
Take part in a French-language literary contest and to submit
original horror stories relating to French Ontario (legends, history,
historical character, society, etc.)
The regulations are as follows:
- stories must be written in French and may not be translated versions
of stories previously published in English or in another language;
- submitted stories must be about horror and contain substantial
references to French Ontario;
- submitted stories must be a minimum of five pages and a maximum of 30
pages (double-spaced); and
- manuscripts must be submitted before July 1, 2005 at email@example.com
For more information, please contact Alain Létourneau, LU J.N. Desmarais
Library, at (705) 675 1151, ext. 3319 or Luc Rousseau, psychology
professor, at (705) 675-1151, ext 4253,
Thorneloe Summer Players Auditions for
Thorneloe Summer Players are pleased to announce that this year's
summer Shakespeare on the Chapel Lawn will be The Tempest. This ageless
play will be directed by Mickey Teed, an alumnus of the Theater Arts
Program. Performance dates will be from Thursday, June 23, to Sunday,
June 26, and admission will be free.
Auditions for all roles will be held in the Thorneloe Theater on
Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29, from 6 to 9 p.m, with a
possibility of callback's on Saturday, April 30, from 1 to 3 p.m.
Technical positions such as stage manager are also available, with
university credit from Laurentian a possibility.
For more information, please contact Dr. Ian Maclennan, theatre arts
professor at Thorneloe University, at (705) 673-1730, ext. 24 or
"The Original Fool" CD RELEASE
Pre-Release Dinner Show
Boop's Diner - May 27, 2005 - 7pm Come out for dinner, stay for the show
and enter to win a door prize which includes copies of the "The Original
Fool" and "Mona Lisa's Secret"
CD Release Party
Copper Cliff Legion - May 28, 2005 - 9pm Come out and listen to the new
tracks, get entered for a door prize, participate in the "Blue Newt"
Triva contest and win cool stuff! This is more than just your average CD
RELEASE PARTY Themed around the "Carnival."
Wind Down BBQ & Bus Smudge
May 29, 2005 - 3pm (undisclosed location) Come out to this special BBQ
at the home of Blue Newt Music! Help smudge the new tour bus have some
eats and laughs! (Invitations are included in every CD sold during the
weekend, or by special request)
WATCH THE SITE FOR DETAILS
Rex Holmes and the Cheetah's to Play
Cambrian Collage Student Center.
Flash back to the 70’s and 80’s with Rex Holmes and the Cheetah’s,
presented by Cambrian Alumni Association. The show will take place on
Friday April, 22, 2005 at 8pm. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by
calling 566-8101 ext. 7414, in room 4049 at the Barrydowne campus,
Cambrian Book Store, and Records on Wheels. You must be at least 19
years old to attend.
"Spring into Art"
The Sudbury Art Club's Annual Spring Exhibition and Sale of Original
and Affordable Art is
Sat Apr 30, 2005 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Carmichael Community Center
at 1388 Bellevue Ave. Admission is Free. There will be a raffle of art
works donated by members. Everyone is welcome... Come and enjoy the fine
work being created by local artists!
Le 23, 24 et 25 juin, la communatué
francophone de Sudbury célébrera la Saint-Jean-Baptiste. Plusieurs
activités sont au programme et sont décrites au site
Contactez Lyse Lamothe au 670-2274 #216 ou
ou Denis Brouillette au 967-0120.
The 3rd Annual Northern Ontario Music
and Film Awards MFM is pleased to announce the opening of the
submission period for the third annual Northern Ontario Music and Film
Awards Program. The Music Award categories for 2005 are Best Album, Best
Vocal Performance on a Recording, Best Songwriter, Best Engineer and
Best Presenter. The Film Award categories for 2005 are Best Film, Best
Director, Best Film Editor, Best Cinematography and Best Screenplay.
The Eligibility Period is February 1, 2004 to May 13, 2005 inclusively.
Full requirements are available online at
www.thinknorth.ca , under the
"What' s New" section of the website. Email
Sudbury Regional Heritage Historica
In May 2005 we will sponsor the ninth annual SUDBURY REGIONAL
HERITAGE HISTORICA FAIR celebration at Laurentian University. The Fair
is an opportunity for students in grades 4 through 9 to learn more about
their community’s heritage.
We invite you to provide a 35 minute workshop, performance or
presentation for two groups of students on Friday May 6th.
For further information please call (705) 566-1770 or e-mail
The Sudbury Opera Guild meets Sun May
1st at 2:00 pm
The meeting will take place at Cambrian College in room 2254. The
presentation will be given by Guild members Mike Lamb and George Whalen
and will feature a Preview of the 2005-2006 Canadian Opera Company
This presentation will be followed by the Annual General Meeting where
voting will take place on several key issues.
Refreshments will be served at the meeting. New members and opera lovers
are always welcome.
Contact Patrick O'Malley by email:
Sudbury Writers' Guild Meet Thursday,
April 28, 2005.
This meeting will be a critiquing session.
For the Thursday May 26 meeting, one of the original members of the
Sudbury Writers Guild, Colin Hayward, will be joining us to talk about
writing for video and the stage.
Contact Janice Leuschen 705-692-3088 or email:
Photography April 2005 meeting
At the Sudbury Arts Council, 124 Cedar St., Sudbury ON
On Fri Apr 29 at 7:00 p.m.
Featuring a Show & Tell, an editing demonstration and discussions.
For professionals, amateurs and photography enthusiasts, all are
Photo Contest for 2005
The deadline is fast approaching! Please bring your entries to the
Sudbury Arts Council. The theme for 35mm is Arts &Culture, for digital
it's Attractions. Deadline for entries is April 30, 2005
For more information, please go to http://www.sudburyartscouncil.com/projects.html
For the entry form, go to
The next Board Meeting of the Sudbury
will be in the SAC space on Tue May 10 at 7:00 pm.
All artists, art groups, businesses, individuals interested in the arts
Please RSVP by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Arts Council is also hosting its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday
June 14, 2005. This meeting is open to all members of the Arts Council.