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 […]

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; […]

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 […]

The Story Contest…

…deadline has passed, and we had a decent response to our very first contest. We’re so excited that so many of you wrote your stories and sent them in to us. The judges have them now, and we’ll be announcing the results here and on our Facebook page on August 31st. Stay tuned! Aside from […]

A new year for Stories in the North

We’re excited to announce our events and guest authors for 2012! We’re planning another Open Mike event, with our usual cash prizes, date to be announced. For all of you looking for literary gifts as well as the thrill of bidding, we’ll be having our regular Silent Auction. New this year, a writing competition. Although […]

And the winners are…

The Open Mike is over, and the winners, as judged by an enthusiastic audience, are: Fiction: Angie Gallop True Stories: a tie between Pauline Clark and Ali Doi Poetry: A tie between Dawn Nash and Cindy Crawford The quilt was won by Donna Blois. Congratulations to Donna, Angie, Ali, Pauline, Dawn and Cindy. In spite […]

Open Mike, Saturday October 1st!

Hear ye! Hear ye! Stories in the North will be holding an Open Mike evening on October 1st, 2011. (That’s a Saturday night.) We’ll be holding it, as usual, downstairs at the Legion in Thessalon. This time we have an added attraction. We’ll be making the draw for the quilt – yes, this quilt – […]

Was that cool, or what?

The Open Mike was a great success! We had a full slate of performers, some new and some returning. Also new to this Open Mike was Gerry Clark, who did a great job as the MC. Winners at this Open Mike were: Ann Lloyd in poetry Ruthann Fecteau in true stories Angie Gallop in fiction […]