Asked to describe Artsweek, Program Director Laurel Paluck says that it is “bold, quiet, intense, playful, serious, mysterious, intelligent, delirious, magical, practical, emotional, curious, demanding, rewarding…” And that’s her just getting warmed up. “Artsweek is a thought-provoking, soul-evoking journey into the...
On Tuesday January 20, at its annual public meeting, The Canada Council for the Arts CEO and Director, Simon Brault gave an address over Skype, which was shown at Artspace in Peterborough. The main announcement of the night was...
Years ago, back in the late ‘60s, Trent Radio was the “Trent Radio Service” and broadcast just two hours on Sunday nights on CHEX Radio as their local content. The test to see if you could be on air...
Ah, hello there. I’ve been expecting you. Come, step into my humble abode, I can see something about your future. What’s that? How can I see anything at all through this dim light and fog of incense, you say? Well,...
It’s interesting to apply theory to film, right? In my previous article I made clear the universal connection that Hollywood and myth have with Joseph Campbell’s archetypes (the “monomyth”). Likewise, the 22 “Major Arcana” from the Builders Of The...
photo: Derek Branscombe Dan Romano has been a fixture on the Canadian touring circuit for almost a decade now.  Most well known for his indie efforts with Attack in Black and as  the touring guitarist for City in Colour, Romano...
“Theatre brings to the community as a whole a sense of something larger than yourself,” said Amy Cummings, co-founder of the motley collective. But why spend money and get out of your pj’s when you can stay home and watch...
On Thursday October 9, Justin Rutledge and his band will take the stage at The Gordon Best Theatre to perform his critically acclaimed and poetic alt-country songs. Rutledge has received tons of praise throughout his six-album career, most notably with...
The Trent Writer’s Society concluded their National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), with an All Night Write at the Whistlestop on Thursday, November 27. National Novel Writing Month is an annual event in November that challenges writers to write 50,000...
I’m going to embarrass a friend. Actually, I’m going to embarrass three. Here are three shows on Trent Radio 92.7 FM right now that I think deserve a bit of attention. This week we’re doing “Wednesdays”. “Speculating Canada”: Wednesdays 16:00-17:00h....