The Peterborough Symphony is thinking outside the box and incorporating some unique instruments into their upcoming concert RUSSIAN FIRE. The feverish melodies of saxophone and accordion are bound to bring an intensity to the production, which you can catch...
Mario Kart 64 probably doesn’t occur during many bands’ practice sessions, but in the case of this particular group, it’s practically integral. Upon arriving to speak with the band, I was greeted with chocolate, a classic episode of The Simpsons...
Brent Butt has been a household name in Canada for years, even before the success of his hit show Corner Gas. Since the show’s final season in 2009 Butt has been working on other projects including the show Hiccups,...
Photo taken by Wayne Eardley. Part of last year's Runway Challenge. Are you tired of boring old cotton-centric fashion design? Public Energy’s Runway Challenge may be just the thing you’re looking for. The event is part of the 3rd annual Wearable...
Local musicians Dave Grenon, Wes Grist, and Bennett Bedoukian are Hello Babies. Formerly named Tender Buttons, together they play a kind of music that combines techniques from a variety of musical traditions including jazz, rock, post-punk and noise. They...
Anishinaabe comedian and Second City Conservatory graduate Ryan McMahon’s material has been described as “irreverent and boundary pushing.”  The Unreserved Tour is occurring across Canada this month, stopping in Peterborough on October 15 at the Gordon Best Theatre on...
Joe “Shithead” Keithley has been fronting seminal hardcore band D.O.A. since 1978. 18 albums and 2 books later, Keithley has recently announced his NDP candidacy for the Coquitlam-Burke Mountain riding. D.O.A will be performing at the Red Dog in Peterborough...
Canadian singer-songwriter Matthew Barber has a thing for retro sounds. His recently released self-titled album, which he made by himself, was recorded entirely from his basement on an analog 8-track machine. Now Matthew is on tour in support of...
Nardwuar the Human Serviette has been a fixture in Canadian media for over 20 years.  He has interviewed literally hundreds of musicians including Weird Al, Snoop Dog, Robb Zombie, Beck, Kurt Cobain, Lemmy Kilmister, Flavor Flav, Fat Mike, Henry...
(photo: Jason Halstead) John K. Samson is the frontman of Winnipeg power folk group The Weakerthans, Managing Editor at the self proclaimed "left leaning" Arbiter Ring Publishing, and the 3rd ex-bassist of the political punk group Propaghandi. He will be playing...