On Saturday, Feb. 22, I attended an intensive Spoken Word workshop organized by the Peterborough Poetry Collective. Award-winning poet Ian Keteku facilitated the workshop at the Theatre on King. Keteku is the 2010 World Poetry Slam Champion and has...
When we read Charles Bukowski’s short fiction, novels, and essays, we never hear anything about the movies. Why? “I hate movies,” he mentions in an interview about Barfly (1987), the film he wrote the script for. Director Barbet Schroeder, a...
Bewabon and Travis Shilling are painters from Rama First Nations in Orillia. The brothers follow the same path as their late father Arthur Shilling. A curated collection of Arthur Shilling’s paintings are on display now at the Art Gallery...
I arrived downtown nice and early, only to have the show-going, promoter side of me facepalm at the common knowledge that shows almost always kick off at least half an hour later than they’re supposed to, and here I...
Trent Film Society welcomes you back to another year of film screenings! We at TFS have been working hard on our schedule for the fall term and we’re happy to announce that we have selected a lineup of classic, cult...
The Trent Film Society is thrilled to be bringing The Rocky Horror Picture Show to Market Hall for one night only! On Wednesday, October 21st at 8:30pm, we are offering you a night of absolute pleasure… all for FREE!...
Wildlife is finally coming to Peterborough on their tour for their new album, …On The Heart, released in March 2013. The band started their tour on October 8 in the west coast and, now, nearly half way through, they...
I met up with Evan Gammage, the singer, songwriter, and lead guitarist of The Token Players, over some drinks at The Only. He filled me in on the conception of the band, how it all came together, and what...
Ages on, my audio cassette player still works, even as my CD player and mp3 player have both bit the dust. The poorest of the poor in audio fidelity, yet still it doggedly survives. Listening to cassettes, I always feel...
The opening night of the Peterborough Theatre Guild’s production of Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters (1900-1901) was a resounding success. I revisited Chekhov’s text and it appears that director Jane Werger has put together a play faithful to the tone...