Sunday, October 22, 2017
It’s hard to trace how X*Fest got its name. “It’s just funny because when I was organizing this, I didn’t have an idea for a festival in mind. I was just thinking about a weekend of shows that would be...
As I enter The Spill, I see Wayne Kennedy sitting alone at the bar, a PBR on the surface in front of him. As I approach him, he turns slightly. The room is empty. Some alternative band plays through...

Peterborough Has Pride

With a LGBTQ+ community as vibrant as Peterborough’s, it only makes sense to celebrate it with a 10-day Pride Week (seven days just isn’t enough). Peterborough Pride is celebrating its 15th birthday this year and there is no denying...
It started out as a parody on rock docs at the time, but then This Is Spinal Tap became one of the most well-known mockumentaries of recent memory. The film triumphs in embodying rock-doc clichés: over-the-top performances, artists taking...
Borderless Music and Arts Festival seeks to blur the line between art and activism in Peterborough beginning September 8th through to the 16th. Founded by Sara Shahsavari, the festival features local acts such as Steelburner and Olias, as well...
Writing about No Pussyfooting was a personal challenge I set for myself, having never written a music piece before. I was determined to do this only because their music moved me. I have to say, they are hands down my...
I saw Hearing Trees a few weeks ago at the No Pussyfooting EP release. They made some joke about being “just another white dude rock band,” and I laughed at their joke, even though I am just another white...
I made the crazy decision of staying in Peterborough for the summer. Although I have been writing multiple checklists of the things I want to pursue throughout the glorious months of sun and warmth, I know that my brain...
This week, Arthur sat down with former Trent student, national playwright, musician, and spoken word champ, Charlie C Petch, who is back in Peterborough for a five-day performance stint of their primary theatre project, Mel Malarkey Get’s The Bum’s...
The advent of social media has created an opportunistic hub for artists. University culture has thrived due to platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, allowing for discourse, debate, and a broader outreach to the student body than before. Trending...