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What’s On in the Arts: July 2018

Here is your complete listings of arts and culture events happening in Peterborough in July 2018. For a complete list of music events, see our events calendar.   Visual Art // Theatre and Performance // Film // Literary Arts // Workshops   Visual Art Tsēmā Igharas: future generations // Ongoing to July 14 // Artspace […]

5 Questions: Cameron Anstee

Cameron Anstee lives and writes in Ottawa, where he runs Apt. 9 Press and holds a PhD in Canadian Literature from the University of Ottawa. Anstee’s latest poetry release is a minimalist collection called Book of Annotations, published this spring by the fine folks at Invisible Publishing out of Picton, Ontario. Anstee is also the […]

Putting Relationships at the Centre of our Local Food System

For almost ten years, By the Bushel has been connecting people in Peterborough to the food produced by local farmers. At that same time, they’ve been cultivating relationships between people who eat food and people who grow it, something that executive director Paula Anderson says is one of the keys to a healthy local food […]

What’s On in the Arts: June 2018

Here is your complete listings of arts and culture events happening in Peterborough in June 2018. For a complete list of music events, see our events calendar.   Visual Art // Theatre and Performance // Film // Workshops   Visual Art These things I have seen // Ongoing to June 24 // Art Gallery of […]

Peterborough Arts Awards: And the Winner Is…

A few years I go, I became weirdly obsessed with a short-lived Bravo TV show called Work of Art. The show took the tried-and-true reality competition show formula of Top Chef and Project Runway, and applied it to the world of fine art. It was a bizarre show, and rightly canceled after one season, but […]

A Humble Apology

{Pop/Rant] It’s been brought to my attention that a recent column of mine (“Anywhere But Here: A Modest Proposal”) has ruffled a few feathers in the downtown core among a certain element who feel like calling for the wholesale murder of vulnerable drug users is in some way “heartless,” “cruel,” or “complete and total madness.” […]

Hartley Stephenson: Artist, Citizen Scientist, and a True Original

You’ve likely seen him marching purposefully downtown in bare feet until the first snowfall, with thick glasses and long hair, bearded and braided, in a big army overcoat brightly embellished with red fabric swatches. Hartley Stephenson is his own man, a proud man, opinionated, and wildly creative, a free spirit if there ever was one. […]