Dear Trent, I suppose this is going to read largely as a Part Two in my series of “don’t be a jerk to people” op-eds. But with the immense amount of letters about serious issues that matter already in this...
The Act of Killing (which shares directorial credits amongst an anonymous Indonesian co-director, Christina Cynn, and Joshua Oppenheimer) is the breakout documentary from last year that had critics and viewers in unnerved awe. The film follows the modern life...
Beau Dixon is a Peterborough musician who combines music with the art of storytelling. His music reflects his mixed-heritage roots and blends soul, funk, rock, and blues into a foot-stomping fusion. As an African-Canadian, Dixon is passionate about Black...
As the end of January approaches, so does the annual ReFrame Film Festival spanning across four different venues in Peterborough’s downtown core. 2017 will mark the 13th anniversary of ReFrame. Over the last 13 years, it has grown in popularity...
After rocking a diverse crowd at El Mocambo on the 21 in Toronto, Bed of Stars promised Peterborough a “nice and soothing rock show” at the Red Dog on the 29th. The Peterborough stop is part of his current...
Early last December, Market Hall Performing Arts Centre hosted a performance of Cottagers and Indians, the highly-popular play written by renowned playwright and author Drew Hayden Taylor. This two-person act follows a feud between a seasonal cottage-owner and an...
Following last week’s screening of Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence, TFS would like to draw an end to this exciting term with a film that is also set in WWII Japan. The Wind Rises, the latest, and unfortunately, the last...
After The Avengers, there just aren’t a lot of places left to go in the Marvel Universe. I mentioned this same point in my review of Iron Man 3 in the summer, but how does a writer or director...
On October 23, Peterborough residents and Trent students gathered in Otonabee College’s Wenjack Theatre for a panel discussion and live screening of Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie’s...
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...