Who wants to listen to two old men tell stories and sing songs about family and WWI? Alice Munro once called David Macfarlane's The Danger Tree “about the best prose to come out of this country for my money.” Next year...
Summer is filled with fun times and memorable tunes.  Many of us put together summer playlists, filled with songs we play repeatedly. Standing as the number one hottest song of the summer is “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke featuring T.I....
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...
Photo by Katherine Gibb. Local band Tiananmen Square Dance has been starting to break out on the Peterborough musical scene, coming third at the Battle of the Bands and with two upcoming shows alongside some of Peterborough’s favourite homegrown bands. They...
So many people over the past few months have asked me if I’ve seen Cross Dog play. Unfortunately I haven’t yet, but I’ve heard so many good things. After listening to their album online I understand why people are...
As a little girl, I grew up in a great big beautiful house. Sometimes I even think of my upbringing as the perfect example of “don’t judge a book by its cover.” I experienced an overwhelming amount of stress growing...
Separation. Divorce. Both of these are becoming increasingly commonplace in societies and cultures all over the world. Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi tackles this matter with fierce intimacy in his 2011 award-winning film A Separation. From the opening scene, Farhadi sets...
“If I did not define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies of me and eaten alive.” - Audre Lorde Lorde’s words speak to the idea behind The Queer Ink Project, an all ages, all abilities,...

Trent Radio

On October 14th, Fred Batley, the Produces of the St. James Players, came to Trent Radio. Daniel O’ Donnell sung Edleweiss from The Sound of Music. It was special, and we had a great time. In December, Hank and I...
Quietly reading to yourself is actually a relatively recent practice. Announcing words that you do not choose as though through a magic spell shooting out messages and meanings from your voice but beyond your ken, like some form of spirit...