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...
(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...
I was first introduced to art therapy during my stay at Stonehenge, an in-patient, long-term rehab facilitation centre in Guelph. At a difficult time in my life, art therapy made a lasting impact which I will now carry with...
The most accurate way I can describe David Lynch’s first film, Eraserhead, is by calling it a macabre surrealist nightmare. Knowing little about the film before first watching it, I had minor expectations. I’d heard that it was a bizarre...
We keep surprising ourselves with how well we work under pressure. Sometimes we are only working when deadlines are threatening and that is when it’s bad, real bad. You are working under pressure because you suck at managing your...
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...
Joe “Shithead” Keithley has been fronting seminal hardcore band D.O.A. since 1978. 18 albums and 2 books later, Keithley has recently announced his NDP candidacy for the Coquitlam-Burke Mountain riding. D.O.A will be performing at the Red Dog in Peterborough...
It’s Artsweek in Peterborough—a week-long showcase of the city’s many cultural highlights. The events run from last Friday to this Saturday, September 13, and include performances, art shows, a historic walk, and workshops. “Artsweek is a volunteer run, non-profit, week-long celebration...
Stephanie Macpherson hails from Vancouver, and has received the Vancouver Island Music Award’s Artist of the year award. Macpherson stopped by to discuss her new album, Stones, before heading to Trent Radio for a live set and interview. With...
There is much intrigue as to whether our lives are based on “happenstance moments”—pivotal points that occur due to a coincidence—our destiny or fate, or perhaps even a mixture of those components. While most of us spend our whole...