On November 3rd, Market Hall hosted an event entitled, "We Love the Spill: A Tribute to Dave Tobey." The event was framed as a thank you to Dave Tobey for all he had done for the Peterborough arts community....
  The fifth annual Purple Onion Festival was held on Sunday September 20th. The sun shone on vendors and festival goers alike, fostering a great atmosphere for eating local produce, listening to talented musicians and learning about climate change and social...
Women are often described as the pillars of our communities, and Peterborough is no exception. And women’s work is often only seen as being women’s work when it is explicitly about being a woman, though it obviously encompasses so...
44 homes located directly on Riverside Drive, as well as over 300 homes in the surrounding neighbourhoods will now be protected from the woes of flood events. The City of Peterborough has just received over 1.5 million dollars from the...
The Take Back The Night movement was founded in Philadelphia in 1975 in response to the murder of microbiologist Susan Alexander Speeth. Over the past 40 years this movement has grown globally, empowering women and survivors of sexual violence in...
Did you know there’s a little hub for podcasting in Peterborough? Peterborough Independent Podcasters is a growing educational group dedicated to getting the podcasts and audio art of the community transformed from dreams to reality. This organization follows the...
Kawartha Loon Exchange (KLE), Peterborough’s local currency, currently in its second year has about 140 members and around ten non-member business that accept the Kawartha Loons (KL)–but the membership is still not enough for self sustenance. The main challenge fronting...

Booklovers!

Mark Jokinen’s: Window shopping will provide some great selections including Italian holocaust survivor, Primo Levi’s harrowing novel If Not Now, When? Also in the window is Run With The Hunted: A Charles Bukowski reader collecting the works of the...

Listening to Reading

I don’t have memories far back enough to remember being read to by a parent, but I do have fond, though fuzzy, memories of my grade five teacher reading various novels to us. If we finished our last subject...
Don "the Dad" Vassiliadis Don Vassiliadis is the uninvolved father figure from 80s movies. He sits at the dinner table, eats his meal, occasionally gives nods of approval to the rest of those in attendance and votes with the rest...