Reframe: A Review

There isn't much to look forward to in January in Canada. Once the gaiety and good cheer of the holiday period fade away and the Gregorian calendar has marked the passing of a new year, January seems pretty bleak....
Vanya on 42nd Street is a wonderful experiment in both the medium of film and theater. Thanks to Andre Gregory’s love for the stage and Louis Malle’s masterful craft, this little-known theatrical rendition of Chekhov’s famous play has been...
Do you know what’s a fun way to pass the time when you’re home for the holidays, your parent’s house doesn’t have internet access, and everyone’s gone back to work? Well, if you have a secret dream of being...
The first week of classes can be a trying time for many of us. Returning home from the general comfort (for most) of the holiday break to our student houses littered with empty beer cans and having numerous syllabi...

Alternative Christmas

Turning on your TV and radio during the holidays can be a polarizing action. Ahh, TV! Only really encountered these days during the holidays, when we rush back to our families who still get gouged by cable companies, while...
“If it was never new, and it never gets old, then it’s a folk song.” - Llewyn Davis, Inside Llewyn Davis I must admit I tend to have a habit of overestimating or underestimating a film's merit. With the case of Inside...
Last week, I sat down with Ethel Nalule to congratulate her on her feature in a National Geographic blog publication and talk about her photography work. I got introduced to this lovely lady’s Instagram account a few weeks prior...
Afrobana is a representation and celebration of the African and Caribbean culture. Culture revolves around the symbols we create and share. Thus, we can say ‘Afrobana’ is a symbolic way of communication between us and our audience. These symbols...
On November 3rd, Market Hall hosted an event entitled, "We Love the Spill: A Tribute to Dave Tobey." The event was framed as a thank you to Dave Tobey for all he had done for the Peterborough arts community....
I haven’t been writing many preview pieces this year, as not too many shows have intrigued me much. I’ve also not being going to many actual shows this year. As Arthur’s Arts & Culture reporter, I may have been...