Meet Peterborough’s Inaugural Poet Laureate, Sarah Lewis
Spoken word artist Sarah Lewis is an Anishnaabe Kwe (Ojibwe/Cree) artist from Curve Lake who was selected as Peterborough's first ever Poet Laureate this September. In this piece, Irene dives into who Sarah Lewis is, what her writing is all about and what inspires her as a writer, mother and activist.
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Irene Suvillaga
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November 29, 2021
Home, Through an Artist's Eyes: The Climenhage Project
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Irene Suvillaga
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November 18, 2021
Irene Suvillaga explores local artist John Climenhage's newest installation 'The Climenhage Project' which is now being exhibited at Sadleir House. Through a personal lens, Irene navigates the artist's work and style, expressing the exhibit's uniqueness and captivating idiosyncrasy. Climenhage's philosophical approach provides an immersive component that invites the viewer to ruminate on, appreciate and experience beauty in every day life Peterborough.
Meet the Queens Carving Out Queer Space in Peterborough
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Nick Taylor
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September 24, 2021
In this Pride feature, Nick Taylor interviews three of Peterborough's most beloved drag queens: Betty Baker, Just Janis, and Sahira Q. We take you to the front row of one of their shows, discuss what it means to be part of a drag family, and ask what it's like to be a drag queen in Peterborough.
DisOrientation Week 2021
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Simone Zhu
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September 7, 2021
OPIRG Peterborough's Special Events Coordinator, Simone Zhu outlines their annual DisOrientation Week! Learn more about the exciting roster of events they have planned for Trent, Nogo, + beyond!
What's The Deal With Truth, Justice, and The American Way?
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Varun Biddanda
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November 20, 2021
While comic book culture may be more popular than ever, this popularity stems from TV and movies, not comic books. So what's the big thing that got everyone talking about Superman comic books last month? And why are nerds so darn mad about it?
War of the Apes
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Varun Biddanda
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October 22, 2021
During her studies in Tanzania, world-renowned ethologist Dr. Jane Goodall made a chilling discovery - War is so deeply ingrained in us, that it evolved even before we were human. Chimpanzee factions in the jungles of Gombe engage in a form of conflict strikingly similar to what we define as war. What does this say about humanity's future?
Respectability, Harassment, and the Fight to be Trans Online with Autogyniphiles_Anonymous
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Evan Robins
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July 22, 2021
Following a trying targeted harassment campaign and a number of changes to algorithms used by Instagram and Facebook causing accounts run by trans creators to suddenly face deletion, Evan Robins sits down with Autogyniphiles_Anonymous' Arendt Admin to talk content moderation, respectability, and how to stop queer spaces online from becoming the targets of hate groups and corporate policing.