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....
When I first came to this institution of higher learning in 1985-86, the Trent student body consisted of roughly 5000 people, and transit was rudimentary. Also, the late night bus service to ferry revellers home from the downtown bar...
The closing of non-productive businesses in the downtown area signals that Peterborough, just like every community, is changing. The question on the minds of many is what direction the community is currently going in. The emphasis on condo developments...
The city of Peterborough in partnership with Trent is planning to build a twin pad arena in order to continue bridging the gap between campus and the city, as well as enhancing sports tourism within Peterborough. The plan was...
I haven’t been writing many preview pieces this year, as not too many shows have intrigued me much. I’ve also not being going to many actual shows this year. As Arthur’s Arts & Culture reporter, I may have been...
Just twenty minutes east of Peterborough, on Highway 7, is a little gem of a place of which not everybody is aware. It is called the Indian River Reptile Zoo. Being a newcomer to the Peterborough area (actually I...
The Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) is celebrating its 40th year. While there are many have noted that having a sexual assault centre still operating after 40 years is unfortunate, as it means there is still a need, there...
The Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area (DBIA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at the Showplace Nexicom Studio at 290 George Street North. This organization helps to promote economic development in...
Working with Wayne Kennedy is always a pleasure. In the last issue of Arthur newspaper, I interviewed Wayne about his upcoming EP. Our talk touched on his $2 punk shows, where his sound has gone, and his growth as...
With additional reporting by Leina Amatsuji-Berry. With special thanks to Nick Ferrio for the photos and to Garbageface (Karol Orzechowski) for indispensable guidance. Crafting an accurate report on The Spill's closure is almost as hard as it is to bear the...