In January I met with Wendy Trusler to discuss Peterborough’s public art plans. Trusler is the public art coordinator for the city’s Public Art Program. During my interview she was enthusiastic about the city and the Downtown Business Improvement Association’s...
If you’ve seen the movie Burlesque starring Christina Aguilera and Cher, you know how exciting burlesque can be. When I saw it I fell in love with the idea of seeing a burlesque show, or if the stars were aligned,...
Co- written by Lyne Dwyer Boston’s True Colors: OUT Youth Theatre is America’s oldest queer youth theatre. During the 2012-2013 school year, Ellen Brodsky took her camera into their rehearsal space. She found a group of 14- to 19-year-olds putting their...
A university “where the world learns together,” Trent welcomes students from over 80 countries and has study abroad programs in over 40 locations across the globe.  The international community is, in the words of the University itself, “remarkable in...
Punk Rock. A music genre once prominent in the growls of pissed-off youth seems to be dying… But is it? The music of anger and angst looms in the catacombs of small-towns, and lurks in grime-filled bars. Punk thrives in...
On Tuesday, November 24, poet Sachiko Murakami came to a fully packed Writer’s Reading at Traill College. A finalist for the Governor General’s Literary award and the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, Murakami is the author of several poetry collections -...
This week, Arthur talked with Andrew Clark, the Queer Students Commissioner at the Trent Central Student Association (TCSA). Clark notes that Equity Commissioners are important because, as opposed to roles like the president’s and the two vice-presidents who address...
Peterborough residents are rebuilding hope and solidarity after an alleged hate crime set the local mosque in flames. Support has surged through the community via donations since last weekend— sending a loud remark that citizens won’t be divided following...