On October 7, there was an Idle No More Global Day of Action, with over 53 confirmed events predominantly in Canada, but also in several other countries. With over 100 supporters in attendance for the #Oct7Proclaim event in Peterborough,...
The Trent Film Society will host its second screening at Market Hall on Wednesday, October 23, beginning at 8pm. Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild has received much praise and many awards since its release last year. Zeitlin’s...
The Third Path is the first full-length film by Jimmy Cohen. The filmmaker describes his film as a “non-narrative film essay that explores the boundaries between reason and passion, life and death, reality and fiction, work and fun, and...
Years ago, back in the late ‘60s, Trent Radio was the “Trent Radio Service” and broadcast just two hours on Sunday nights on CHEX Radio as their local content. The test to see if you could be on air...
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...
The Peterborough slam team is looking to show off their talents at the 2013 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word this November. The national competition will be held in Montréal from November 4-9, and the Peterborough Poetry Collective continues to fundraise...
I’m guessing that the overlap of artists who have been featured on both CBC Radio One and Lollapalooza is relatively small. Alexandra Oliver is one who finds herself in this uncommon crossroads. Her poetry embodies another sort of tension. Aesthetically...
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 Warming Room is a collaborative project between several non-profit organizations in Peterborough with the support of the City of Peterborough and the Canadian Mental Health Association. The purpose of this project is to provide extra emergency shelter space during...
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...