Being from a small town, I remember everyone. It’s a habit I think birthed from growing up in a place like that. I lived in a house on a main street surrounded by houses of people with important family...
Friday, October 12 marked the EP release of Peterborough musician, Caitlin Currie, who you may also know from the band formerly known as The Cane Toads. Originally hailing from Whitby, Currie began playing shows for collectives, Broken Arts and Living...
The circumstances were less than ideal. Not only were we locked outside, but it had started to rain. Augusta, Anwyn, and Charlotte of the local, emerging, all-girl band, The Lonely Parade, had agreed to meet up with Arthur for an...
The Peterborough Social Planning Council published a report earlier this year called “Calculating a Living Wage for Peterborough,” which outlines the minimum ‘living wage’ required in order to meet basic needs and participate in society. Their objective is to...
If you were to mention a potential minimum wage increase today, more often than not, you would find yourself in a passionate debate about why this needs to be done or why it’s impossible. The debate has recently surfaced in...
Enter at your own risk! The motley collective is bringing a cult classic to a Peterborough stage this October for the group’s inaugural production. Amy M. Cummings and Jess Lynch are the co-directors and co-founders of motley collective. “We’re putting...
Climate Change Rally on September 22 at 11am in Millenium Park. There will be an attempt to make it into the Guinness Book of Records for most people wearing purple. We all know that the results of human-induced climate change...
Photo by Catherine Mytofir It’s been 20 years full of the finest contemporary dance and performance art from around Canada and the world for the local presentation group Public Energy. Founded in 1994 as “Peterborough New Dance,” Public Energy has been...
Although roller derby may be one of the sexiest sports around, there is more to it, such as athleticism, strength, sisterhood, and really wild after-parties. Roller derby can trace its roots to Leo Seltzer, who in 1935 arranged a roller...
When you walk by an underused and neglected park space in Peterborough, look for vegetable gardens and plants that are free to the public. Guerrilla gardening, a socio-ecological initiative to combat the neglect of unused land, is in our...