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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, […]

Give to the Planet this Christmas

Those dreaming of a white Christmas can make it green as well. The holiday season, with all it generates, is an ideal time of year to discuss and consider ways of reducing waste and keeping the planet top-of-mind, says a local environmentalist. “A lot of it involves thinking smart so you’re not buying extra food […]

‘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 […]

KSAC Hopes Tea Cups Overflow for United Way

The Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) is bringing out the fine china in support of the United Way of Peterborough & District’s annual campaign. KSAC is selling its significant collection of china tea cups filled with succulent plants, needle-felted plants, candles, bird feeders and teacher gifts. Organizers of the “Community Grows” fundraiser ask community members […]

‘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 […]