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...
The story was born out of a peculiar need to explore the mysterious dynamic between men and women. I wrote this play because I always wondered if it was possible for a man to develop a real connection with...
The “monomyth” - - a series of archetypes or a model typically used in literary theory - - is discussed in this third article of a four-part series. I apply the monomyth to the unusual context of biographies. Later...
As October descends upon us, we here at the Trent Film Society have an exciting line-up of spooky films coming your way. We will be screening Ginger Snaps (2000) and the cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975),...