Category Archive: Entertainment

Another Home Invasion to play at STC

By Vanessa Di Feo From Oct. 23 until Nov. 1, Another Home Invasion will be performed at the Sudbury Theatre Centre (STC). Interestingly, guest director Marion de Vries is leading this emotional, yet humorous production. De Vries has won various awards for playwriting and directing in theatre. This critically acclaimed[…]

A taste of Canadian Christmas: International students dinner

By Alenna Predon, for The Lambda Though many people have yet to begin thinking about the Christmas season, Laurentian Christian Fellowship (LCF) and community members across Sudbury have been hard at work planning the 29th annual International Students Christmas Dinner. The event is organized with the intention of celebrating a[…]

Foxcatcher film hits home for coach

By Gabriel Rodrigues As Cinefest Sudbury wrapped up its 26th edition on Sept. 21, the International Film Festival concluded with one last presentation called the Foxcatcher, and for Laurentian’s varsity wrestling coach, the story really “hits home” within his life on the mat. “This was a huge loss for the[…]

Travel: Three Reasons Why You Should Backpack At Least Once

By Taylor Squires If I’m going to be honest, I never thought in a million years that I could successfully backpack through Europe. I’m the type of person who showers twice a day, brings three different purses on a two-day trip to Toronto and prefers to sleep on a bed[…]

Review: The Rocky Horror Show (Gallery included)

By Vanessa Di Feo The 2014-2015 season at the Sudbury Theatre Centre (STC) has finally begun! And what a start it has had – kicking off the season is Richard O’Brien’s cult classic, The Rocky Horror Show, directed by Kelly Straughan. This musical follows Janet Weiss and Brad Majors, a[…]

Q & A with Chad Brownlee

Chad Brownlee is a Canadian country singer who was born in British Columbia. After beginning a career in the NHL, Brownlee left hockey to pursue his love of music. Since then, Brownlee has led a successful music career, being named Rising Star by the Canadian Country Music awards in 2011.[…]

Travel: Discovering Stockholm

By Taylor Squires This past weekend I had the opportunity to take a quick four-day trip to Stockholm. Despite doing copious amounts of Googling before my departure, I still had no idea what to expect. I read online that Stockholm (also known as the “Venice of the north”) is built[…]

Travel column: The move to Sweden and everything in between

By Taylor Squires When I was in my senior year of high school, I had the opportunity to partake in a two-week trip to southern Europe. I had never been anywhere outside of North America, so naturally I could hardly wait to get on a plane and finally start gaining[…]

LU alumni Danny Shamess prepares to release second album

By Kayla Perry Danny Shamess, a Laurentian University alumni and Sudbury singer-songwriter, is getting ready to release his second album late this fall. Although the album does not yet have a title or release date, Shamess is expecting an official release in November. “It’s one of those things where you[…]