(Photos follow the article) Afrobana is an annual cultural showcase organized by the Trent African Caribbean Student Association (TACSU). This year it was titled Hakuna Matata and took place downtown at Showplace. Each year the show tells a story. This year it...
Local metal band Mokomokai has been making building a reputation for themselves throughout Peterborough with their brazen ‘70s style of heavy music  and by consistently packing fans into downtown venues. Now they are getting set to melt faces on...
From Feb. 11 to Feb. 13, The Theatre on King was home to two short plays directed by Simon Turner-Semchuk: When I Sorrow Most was written by Turner-Semchuk, and Quinn McGlade-Ferentzy penned Sinking’s Better Than Standing Still. When I Sorrow...
There are a number of things that set science fiction apart from other kinds of storytelling. Often times the world building is really universe building, and the sense of scale, both in space and time, are different than what...
Observing Jill Staveley with her children Charlie and Meara is a beautiful insight into a special dynamic between mother and daughters. When Meara, just days away from her fourth birthday, couldn’t bring herself to smile as the lethargy of...
Here’s a little thing that happens in a traditional radio environment: the Producer sits in a booth surrounded by buttons, dials, switches and faders. Meanwhile, the Programmer sits in another booth - they are separated by glass - and...
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...
As a married, poly, masculine-ish mannered gay guy who regularly wears eyeliner and who performs and teaches fire spinning, Thomas Vaccaro brings a whole new meaning to the term ‘flaming.’ What do you do here in Peterborough? I am a...
Debate around the use of rap lyrics in court has been rampant after an article written by assistant liberal arts professor at the University of Richmond Erik Nielson and associate professor of criminology, law, and society at the University...