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Create a ‘SPARK’ in Local Photo Competition

Area amateur and professional photographers alike can bring their work into focus by entering an upcoming photo competition and exhibit. The 2020 SPARK Photo Festival opens April 1 and runs through to April 30. Registration for the Open Call Exhibits and the Juried Exhibit Photo Competition are now open. The registration deadline for Open Call […]

ReFrame ‘Takes You Around the World in Four Days’

There will be lights, camera and action early in 2020 with Peterborough’s 16th offering of its international film festival. The ReFrame Film Festival runs from Jan. 23 to 26, illuminating the darkest period of the year with social justice documentaries from around the world. With a goal to foster meaningful connections between audiences, filmmakers, artists, […]

‘The Dance Develops Community, Above All’

Connecting with one’s self, others and the universe will come full-circle through an upcoming event tied to winter solstice. Peterborough residents are invited to attend a sacred circle dance from 7 to 9 p.m. on Dec. 20 in the guild hall of St. John’s Anglican Church at 99 Brock St. in Peterborough. The sacred circle […]

‘Artists Investigate the World in Particular Ways’

From live theatre to panel discussions, Kate Story’s wish for Peterborough ArtsWORK Festival is generating a sense of hope for the community’s future. Bringing artists and citizens together to arrive at solutions for a stable, secure state of life and community for its residents is at the heart of a multi-arts festival in the city. […]

Multi-arts Festival Targets Resolving Precarity in Community

Reducing the extent of precarity surrounding various human and social conditions is the hope for a multi-arts festival currently underway in Peterborough. Using art as a tool to generate more security and stability in physical, emotional, economic and social conditions in the community is the theme of the month-long festival. Precarious2, Peterborough ArtsWORK Festival runs […]

Peterborough Poetry Slam, Partners Extend Call for Aspiring Poets

Young, aspiring poets looking to share their words with others can take advantage of a local mentorship opportunity. The Peterborough Poetry Slam, the Aspire Mentorship Program and the Precarious Festival will pair four professional spoken word artists with eight aspiring youth writers through the project called Speak, Scribe, Share. Jon Hedderwick, Peterborough Poetry Slam’s artistic […]