Open Mike Night in Thessalon is Friday, May 13: It’s your bad luck if you miss out.

Open Mike Night in Thessalon is Friday, May 13: It’s your bad luck if you miss out.

The ever-popular Open Mike night, an event SiN likes to describe as “a talent show of a different sort”, takes place Friday, May 13 downstairs at the Royal Canadian Legion in Thessalon. Start time is 7 p.m. There are still openings in each of the four categories; Poetry, Music & Lyrics, True Stories and Fiction. In […]

A Look Back at November’s Open Mike Night

A Look Back at November’s Open Mike Night

We’re a little slow at reporting on our last event and late or not, we’d be doing an injustice if we didn’t share the details of that event with you. It was our November Open Mike Night! First of all, some people wonder why we spell “mike” as we do and not as “mic” since “mic” […]

What’s SiN Doing Now?

What’s SiN Doing Now?

What’s Stories in the North up to now? First up is….(drum roll, please)….OPEN MIKE! That’s right. We are holding an OPEN MIKE NIGHT so save the date. It’ll be Friday, November 14th beginning at 7 p.m. (downstairs) at the Royal Canadian Legion (Branch 182) in Thessalon. Rumour has it the ever-entertaining Gerry Clark will be […]

A Photographic View of Open Mike Night

A Photographic View of Open Mike Night

The weather may have tried to get in the way of last Friday’s Open Mike Night but there was no stopping contestants and audience members from showing up at Thessalon Legion! When all was said and done, it was a great night that culminated in an equally great “after show” with the three musical contestants; […]

April 4 Open Mike Spaces Still Available: All Categories

Come one! Come all! Open Mike is on Friday April 4th, 7:30 pm. We’ve still got a lot of spaces left, so the cash prizes are up for grabs. We’re looking forward to a great evening of poetry, fiction, true stories and words and music. We have  people coming from as far as Elliot Lake […]

Open Mike Spaces Still Available: All Categories

Open Mike Spaces Still Available: All Categories

Come one! Come all! Open Mike is on Friday April 4th, 7:30 pm. We’ve still got a lot of spaces left, so the cash prizes are up for grabs. We’re looking forward to a great evening of poetry, fiction, true stories and words and music. We have  people coming from as far as Elliot Lake […]

Winners of Open Mike

Winners of Open Mike

…everyone who attended and had a great time! We had a full slate – or almost – with five entries in each of Poetry, True Stories and Fiction, and three in Words and Music. We need more musicians!! The winner in Poetry was Jeanine Rosenberg with her humourous verse about preparing for Christmas. The winner […]

Open Mike coming up fast!

This Friday, September 20th, is the Open Mike night. When we held our first Open Mike, several years ago, members of the board stepped up to play so that the evening would be reasonably full. Now the spots fill up so fast! We might have a couple left, if that. We’re looking forward to a […]

Open Mike on Friday Sept. 20th

Open Mike on Friday Sept. 20th

Did you realize we give away real money ($200) at our Open Mike Nights? You get to vote for your favourites and see who wins the $50 prize in each of four categories: poetry, fiction, true stories, and words with music. So enter or just come out. We always have a hilarious, fun time. Who? You! […]

Hollywood-calibre performance and sexy senior tales at Open Mic Night

Hollywood-calibre performance and sexy senior tales at Open Mic Night

It was a full house at the Thessalon Legion as Stories in the North crowned a crop of new winners during its March Open Mic night. Six writers from Elliot Lake provided fresh competition and walked away with half of the prize money – plenty to gas-up the van for the trip home.