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Local artists share what they are doing while self-isolating <b>(5 photos)</b>

Local artists share what they are doing while self-isolating (5 photos)

From reading to re-growing beards, here's what some of the Sault's arts and culture folks are up to
A Dire Setback faces a dire setback themselves

A Dire Setback faces a dire setback themselves

Local band moving forward with plans for release of debut album despite COVID-19 cancellation of formal album launch event
'It’s going to be fun as hell,' says Matthew Good

'It’s going to be fun as hell,' says Matthew Good

Canadian singer-songwriter Matthew Good is looking forward to his return to Sault Ste. Marie as part of his Moving Walls tour
Jean-Paul De Roover has a musical instinct for change

Jean-Paul De Roover has a musical instinct for change

Thunder Bay-based singer-songwriter-producer is clearly not a person satisfied with the status quo. He is bringing his genre-defining approach back to Sault Ste. Marie for a Friday the 13th gig.
'One of the friendliest, most open and beautiful festivals I’ve ever sung at' (7 photos)

'One of the friendliest, most open and beautiful festivals I’ve ever sung at' (7 photos)

Folk icon, Bonnie Dobson, remembers how a Sault Ste. Marie folk festival in 1964 changed the trajectory of her career and life
Local writer has poem recognized by small community in France

Local writer has poem recognized by small community in France

Alex Chornyj’s first published collection of poetry and his reconnection with his mother’s lineage and their history in the village of Vincelles, France, touched local officials in that community
When women and children are the spoils of war

When women and children are the spoils of war

The In Your Eyes Projects production of Erin Shields’ If We Were Birds is taking on a difficult subject matter, but allowing the space for conversation and discussion
'Nature is a necessity as an artist and a human being' (5 photos)

'Nature is a necessity as an artist and a human being' (5 photos)

From pristine night skies to the rugged shorelines of the North Shore, local artist and outdoors enthusiast Paula Trus feels lucky to live where she does
Song penned by Keith McKie inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Song penned by Keith McKie inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

“I Would Be The One” was a national hit at a time when Canadian songs were rarely played on Canadian radio
Local author’s new novel is an 'escape from the real world'

Local author’s new novel is an 'escape from the real world'

Following the surprise success of her first novel, local author Amy Maltman has turned to a world more fantastic