Beginnings I started at Trent Radio in 2002. I was in second year in the Great Hall at Champlain. My friend Ryder Ziola said, “Hey James! Do you want to do a radio show?!” And I was like, “Oh, God… Grrrnerrr.” Because I...
We hopped into our photographer’s car one Sunday evening after the Community Butcher Shop closed for the day and threaded through the winding country roads leading to Stoney Lake, where the Walsworths built their cottage. The evening would be spent...
Observing Jill Staveley with her children Charlie and Meara is a beautiful insight into a special dynamic between mother and daughters. When Meara, just days away from her fourth birthday, couldn’t bring herself to smile as the lethargy of...
When I started my degree at Trent, I never dreamed that within four years I would have written my own play and staged it in downtown Peterborough. This past February, I directed a double bill of original one act plays...
Black Lives Matter Peterborough (BLM PTBO) is taking big strides towards building a strong community for people of colour in Peterborough. The movement was formally initiated in 2014 by two dedicated individuals, Charmaine Magumbe and Niambi Leigh. They seek to...
On March 25, Peterborough was pleased to host the world-renowned Canadian microbiologist and human rights activist, who was credited as being involved in one of the first major whistleblowing incidents in Canadian public service, Dr. Shiv Chopra. The lecture...
The Anne Shirley Theatre Company (ASTC) presents a musical each spring at Market Hall in downtown Peterborough. This year, director Lucas DeLuca brought the company to a new level. The two-hour musical developed by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy is...
In light of International Women’s Day, two Trent alumni took it upon themselves to take the international day to new heights in Peterborough. On March 4, Arthur co-editor Zara Syed and former Arthur editor Sara Ostrowska organized a panel discussion...
Feb. 29 marked the official ending of Black Heritage Month, it was a month filled with activities and events intended to celebrate the past and building the future. In accordance with the theme, the Black Lives Matter movement was...
You probably aren’t going to stumble in to it. It’s a nondescript building, clandestine from the humdrum of downtown bustling, a sign reads “Just Like New.” If luck has it and there’s the chance you do stumble upon this consignment...