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Keith Dempsey


Greater Sudbury, ON, Canada

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Past articles by Keith:

Kenny and Spenny bringing live show to Sudbury

Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice, known for the popular Canadian comedy game show television series Kenny Vs. Spenny, are bringing a live show to Sudbury. “Most of our audiences know us through Kenny Vs. Spenny, so you have two real-life friends, who have real-life issues, personality differences,” Spenny said, describing the show to The Star. Kenny & Spenny Live takes place on Sunday, 7 p.m., at… → Read More

Sudbury singer gets major record label deal

Bailey Proulx, a pop-meets-R&B artist, signs with Sony Music. → Read More

Intimate food event to be held at downtown Sudbury cafe

In the morning is when Sue Peters does most of her creative thinking. So, one morning, she fitted her headphones over her ears, pressed play on a Spotify playlist and daydreamed a little. “It was this deep, really moving-type classical music, lots of cello, and I let my mind wander,” Peters said. The music from the playlist brought Peters through an emotional experience. “I thought it’d be so… → Read More

Sudbury Five run out of steam in Moncton

After weathering a storm in Charlottetown less than 12 hours earlier, picking up a huge overtime victory in the process, the Sudbury Five were tricked by a little bit of Magic in Moncton. Well, not so much tricked. The Five simply didn’t have enough left in the gas tank to show up to the show. […] → Read More

Lo-Ellen Nordic cleans house at OFSAA

On Feb. 20 in Huntsville, the Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School Nordic ski team delivered one of the best team performances in its school’s history during the 2020 OFSAA championships. The senior boys, consisting of Kendyn Mashinter, Max Mahaffy, Alex Lambert, Austin Mashinter and Eran Bursey, won team gold medals. Not to be outdone, the junior […] → Read More

Golden era of Hollywood cinema coming to STC

From Judy To Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood opens Thursday → Read More

New business has a touch of Greece

Da Capo Cafe & Lounge finding success in downtown Sudbury → Read More

Gutsy effort leads to win for Sudbury Five

No starting back court, no problem for the Sudbury Five. Despite the absence of Braylon Rayson and Jaylen Bland due to injuries, the Five scored a gutsy 116-114 win over the Express at WFCU Centre in Windsor. That win came in large part because of Marlon Johnson and his six threes and team-leading 37 points […] → Read More

Short-handed goal ends Wolves’ comeback bid

Down by one goal, but with a power-play opportunity to even the score, the Sudbury Wolves seemed to be in decent shape in the third period at Peterborough Memorial Centre on Monday. However, with 21 seconds remaining that power play, disaster struck. That is when Liam Kirk took a feed from Nick Robertson off the […] → Read More

Laurentian swimmers perform well at OUA championships

The Laurentian University swim team had quite a time at the OUA swimming championships this past weekend. The Voyageurs came home with a pair of silver medals, a trio of bronze medals, a major award winner and a combined sixth-place finish. “It went very, very well,” head coach Phil Parker said. “We got some podium […] → Read More

The sweet and dark side of love

Love and Murder on Sunday is the inaugural concert of Sudbury’s Northern Debut Nord → Read More

Sudbury singer-songwriter plans intimate and soothing show

Eric Clancy to perform at STC’s Voices of the Rock on Saturday → Read More

Five get out of synch late, stumble in Kitchener-Waterloo

Braylon Rayson knocked down a big triple from deep, and later on connected with Brady Skeens for a large alley-oop. The Sudbury Five led 84-80 after three quarters of play against the KW Titans on Sunday afternoon at Kitchener Memorial Auditorium. All seemed well. However, the Titans notched a 108-104 win after outscoring the Five […] → Read More

Wolves whipped in Mississauga, division race tightens

The Sudbury Wolves didn’t receive much help from their goaltenders in Mississauga versus the Steelheads on Sunday. Combined, Mitchell Weeks and Christian Purboo allowed 10 goals on 30 shots, as the Wolves dropped an ugly 10-3 decision at Paramount Fine Foods Centre. “We started off the game, we were up 10 shots to none, we […] → Read More

Theatre Cambrian to stage classical musical

Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including Tomorrow. And now, Theatre Cambrian will be presenting a production… → Read More

Sudbury-based subscription box website continues to grow

Sudbury’s Vanessa Glasby and her business, which offers boxes – recurring delivery of niche products as part of a marketing strategy and a method of product distribution — is continuing to grow. Recently, Glasby launched a new Build Your Own Box collection, which customers can use to create their custom Good Stuff Box. The […] → Read More

Sports and sustainability: Laurentian students headed to Super Bowl

Twenty students from Laurentian University’s sports administration program are travelling to Miami this week to volunteer at the Super Bowl. The trip is part of the Oceans to Everglades campaign, bringing Northern Ontario sustainability ethics to the south. The students will be working at Super Bowl Live, an outdoor event at Bayfront Park that runs […] → Read More

Rising Quebec country artist coming to Sudbury

Matt Lang is joining Canadian country star Tebey for a show Feb. 4 → Read More

‘It’s going to be a fun weekend’ — Sudbury’s Tyler Bertuzzi headed to NHL All-Star Game

Tyler Bertuzzi will sport a Detroit Red Wings jersey this weekend, as the lone representative of his team at the NHL’s All-Star Game, hosted at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis. “For me, it’s exciting to get the opportunity to represent the Red Wings,” said the 24-year-old Sudbury native, speaking to The Star earlier this […] → Read More

Italian Club celebrating its 85th anniversary

The Italian Club in Copper Cliff is celebrating its 85th anniversary in a big way. To mark the occasion, the Italian Club is kicking off its newly revamped lounge on Jan. 24, just in time for a Super Bowl Bash on Feb. 2, with prizes, giveaways, contests and a $15 per person buffet with all […] → Read More