This is the second year of the Borderless Music and Arts Festival. It was founded by Sara O. Shahsavari, a talented musician with a passion for equality. This year, the festival ran from October 31 to November 4 at several...
On Hallowe'en, You’re Welcome and the Haus of Accounting put on a queer variety night Spooktacular called Trick or Try Me, Witch! Quxxn put on two drag performances. The first had Quxxn performing as red ridding hood, but soon turning...
Trent Valley Archives (TVA) hosted their second annual Home Movie Day on October 19, and once again, it was a success. The movie screening took place in Bagnani Hall at Catharine Parr Traill College where, as well as films...
There has been a resurgence of “house shows” in Peterborough over the last few years. If you’ve never been to a house show, fear not. The concept is simple: find a house with enough open space to set up...
When Sara Ostrowska first moved to Peterborough, she changed her last name from Shahsavari to Ostrowska as a way of recognizing her Polish roots. Her first musical project is Television Road, a direct reference to Peterborough. Her solo project...
It probably doesn’t matter much to you what I think of The Spill, but I’m gonna tell you anyways. A few weeks ago was the one year anniversary (can you call it that?), and memoriam (even worse, no?) of the...
Through the month of October, Lady Eaton College will be accepting submissions for the 2018 Civic Engagement Creative Writing Contest! This contest is open to all students of Trent University, and contestants are encouraged to submit in the form...
Can tarot truly be applied to the real life biographies of notable members of the Trent community? This pitch may seem far fetched, however my treatment in previous articles in this series shows that tarot and monomythical archetypes can...
In recent years, the Canadian theatre scene has seen a budding trend towards creating experiences that seek to create a more inclusive environment for show-goers of all stripes. Relaxed performances – sometimes referred to “sensory-friendly performances” – were originally...
No, Uncle Roger, I don’t have a boyfriend. I’m bisexual. You would have a stroke if I brought a girlfriend over for Thanksgiving. Then you would make a snide, inappropriately sexual lesbian joke attempting to cope with your shock...