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...
Borderless Music and Arts Festival seeks to blur the line between art and activism in Peterborough beginning September 8th through to the 16th. Founded by Sara Shahsavari, the festival features local acts such as Steelburner and Olias, as well...
Central American folklore is rich. Each town you visit has stories and legends. Many of the legends from Central America are ancient, with origins in the isthmus's indigenous populations, like the Maya and Kuna. Some others were brought over...
Iconic East-coast rocker Joel Plaskett has been delivering consistently solid material since his involvement in the grunge inflected “Thrush Hermit” in the early 90s. 16 albums later, Plaskett’s artisic vision has certainly matured (he may disagree) while retaining a...
When it comes to mystery, more than any other genre, trust between author and audience is essential. The audience has to believe that the movie is taking them somewhere they want to go. That it’s worthy of their attention now...
As part of the second annual Indigenous awareness week, the TCSA hosted “What It Means To Be Indigenous: Creative Expresssion Worskshop” in the LEC pit last Tuesday. More than a dozen students and members of the  community defied last week’s...
For better or for worse, any film set in the combat of the Second World War is indelibly going to be held up next to Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan. It was a masterpiece, plain and simple. Not just for...
Documentaries are the spotlights of the cinema toolkit. They have the power to highlight and expose social issues that have been exiled in the darkness. They have the ability to raise awareness and provide a voice to those who...
Photo of Kim Blackwell,  Managing Artistic Director of 4th Line Theatre After a very successful 2014 season with Dr. Barnardo’s Children and Wounded Soldiers, 4th Line Theatre announced their 2015 season, along with some exciting changes to the company! Kim Blackwell,...
During my two years in Peterborough, I have been lucky enough to meet an amazing community of poets within the downtown spoken word core, as well as page poets making appearances at local open mics. A poet I have...