Today marks the release of Gogol Bordello’s sixth full-length album Pura Vida Conspiracy, released via ATO records and MapleMusic Recordings. The album's title is derived from a Spanish slang phrase for "pure life," which is a theme that the band...
An informal interview with John K. Muir, General Manager of Trent Radio and Jill StavelEy, production manager and Rock and Roll Fairy Godmother. Syed: How did Trent Radio come about? Muir: It was , and I think Stephen (Stohn) may have...
  Watershed Hour is Laura and Natalie. Originally from Whitby, they have become a household name in Peterborough and a staple in the Trent music scene. We are sitting outside by Bata, on the steps near the water. How was the...
Adapted by Nick Hornby from a memoir of a British journalist, Lone Scherfig’s beguiling film An Education centers on Jenny, a clever 16 year-old high school student played by the talented Carey Mulligan. Facing the pressure to pass exams and...

Art Poetry

I spend copious amounts of time repeating the questions of my existence in my head, much of which I try to justify while looking at visual artworks. Admittedly, I do worry that this has the potential of sounding slightly...
Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred moments, five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred reasons to go see Rent the Musical at Showplace! Art For Awareness, a local group with a mission to raise awareness of social issues through...
The Trent Lesbian and Gay Collective sent out their first newsletter in 1987 and did absolutely nothing till the nineties. Well not really, but this is the story the “archive” tells. Going from the self representation paper, I give you: The...
Having recently signed to labels in both the US and Germany, Vancouver’s We Are The City have taken their ambitions to another level on their upcoming album, Violent. The album shares its title with the feature film of the same...
There is a place that is not cold nor wet nor flurried, and it can be reached from the comfort of your heated home, just by turning on the radio. Trent Radio is warming. We’re that friendly, clumsy, well-meaning...
There are three theatre productions coming from Trent University this 2015-2016 season. Trent’s Classics Drama Group is putting on “The Frogs” and The Anne Shirley Theatre Company (ASTC) will be presenting “Heathers” and “Heaven.” “The Frogs” is being directed by Trent...