All the Fall

September brings us back. Back to school, back to routine, back to the city. That means back to Loplops. No, we didn’t go anywhere but colder days means more time spent with us. Good news! We have a great lineup of shows and events planned for all your Fall outings. The Lineup… Click the links…

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The Ramblings of Boudz : Chapter 9 ( the unspoken)

The funny thing about bucket lists are they are usually complete nonsense you tell the people around you to impress them with your “aspirations” . It seems to be very rare to hear someones true bucket list. The list of things they want to do but the fear of it is stopping them. The completely…

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The bonus Blog, it's all you're getting.

Summer’s been fun so far, welcome August. Two of my favourites working together, Matt Beringer of The National and Menomena’s Brent Knopf. “This record is more autobiographical than anything else I’ve written, but the details aren’t true,” “…It’s written in the voices of a few invented characters, composites of different people—myself, my wife, and other people…

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Nellie's bonus blog, CANADA DAY EDITION

The bonus blog falls on everyone’s most patriotic day, OH CANADA BABY! This edition is all things Canada. Indie 88 has your ridiculously Canadian songs covered, here’s a taste. For more greats click the here. A song about simpler times growing up in Northern Ontario sung by an absolute Canadian icon.   Lewis Hong Chow:…

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Emergency Festival all the gory details.

This summer will see many popular Downtown Sault Ste Marie events put on hold. The Emergency Music and Arts festival is being organized to help fill this gap in summertime entertainment. The one-day festival will include popular Canadian acts,  the Sunparlour Players and Poor Young Things as well as local rockers, The Pixo Control. On…

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Ramblings of Boudz : Chapter 8 ( Casual Lunges)

Dating is always an uncomfortable, exciting and awkward adventure. I do not claim to know anything about it , however these are a few tricks of the trade I have learned firsthand or witnessed while spying from behind the bar. 1) If you come into the bar and order a single malt islay and she…

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Nellie's Bonus Blog June

I’ve decided I want to share random things I like on the first of every month. Mostly just bits I enjoy and typically share to Facebook, but the blog needs the love too. Mary Ellen Mark Was a Master of the Unexpected Amanda and her cousin Amy. Mary Ellen Mark 1990. Documentary photographer, known for…

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Emergency Fest Needs Your Help!

Something great is happening and it’s an Emergency. Not the bad type of emergency, it’s something born out of the fear of nothing happening. Emergency year 1… In the summer of 2014 Sault Ste. Marie saw a few major summer events come to an end because of lack of funding, seeing it as an opportunity…

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Ramblings of Boudz : Chapter 7

1) Controversial topic : is there any correlation between being vegetarian and promiscuous ? I’m not saying there is , I’m just saying I’ve yet to meet a vegetarian who’s not up for a good time. Discuss. 2) The nights that lead in to mornings are what I’m most grateful for. The shared giggles and…

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Beer Here

Something really awesome happened last weekend. For some people the third weekend in April is like Christmas. That weekend was SSM Festival of Beer. With 24 breweries and over 90 types of beer to choose from, this years fest was the biggest yet. Year 4 “The Prefill” brought its “A” game. The suds for the…

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