Author Archives: annie

Jerm IX Tragedy bestows … Paper, permanent marker

Salon des Refusés

The famous Salon des Refusés exhibition of Paris in 1863 was a response to the official Paris Salon’s rejection of paintings by the early Impressionists, many of which are now considered masterpieces. As part of the Precarious Festival, this exhibition

Jerm IX Tragedy bestows … Paper, permanent marker

Salon des Refusés

The famous Salon des Refusés exhibition of Paris in 1863 was a response to the official Paris Salon’s rejection of paintings by the early Impressionists, many of which are now considered masterpieces. As part of the Precarious Festival, this exhibition

Precarious Festival

Precarious: Peterborough ArtsWORK Festival

When Jim Braund sold the Commerce Building to Ashburnham Realty earlier this year, many in the arts community breathed a sigh of relief. But Kate Story, a pillar of Peterborough’s downtown theatre sector, still has concerns. Although Ashburnham does not

Precarious Festival

Precarious: Peterborough ArtsWORK Festival

When Jim Braund sold the Commerce Building to Ashburnham Realty earlier this year, many in the arts community breathed a sigh of relief. But Kate Story, a pillar of Peterborough’s downtown theatre sector, still has concerns. Although Ashburnham does not

A Guide to the Theatres of Peterborough: an embarrassment of riches

If you entertain any doubt that theatre is a force to be reckoned with in Peterborough, I’m here to set you straight. It wasn’t hard to come up with a whopping 35 diverse theatre and performance production organizations in our

A Guide to the Theatres of Peterborough: an embarrassment of riches

If you entertain any doubt that theatre is a force to be reckoned with in Peterborough, I’m here to set you straight. It wasn’t hard to come up with a whopping 35 diverse theatre and performance production organizations in our

Exhibition opening at Evans Contemporary

A Space for Us

Resisting gentrification and artist displacement: Evans Contemporary, and the making and undoing of a downtown art scene On April 3, a landmark decision was narrowly passed by City Council on behalf of developer Parkview Homes and the owners of the

Exhibition opening at Evans Contemporary

A Space for Us

Resisting gentrification and artist displacement: Evans Contemporary, and the making and undoing of a downtown art scene On April 3, a landmark decision was narrowly passed by City Council on behalf of developer Parkview Homes and the owners of the

And Then She Ate Me, Ringo'Rosie Theatre

And Then She Ate Me: Working from Home

Performer Lilian Ross-Millard reflects on Ring o’ Rosie’s creative process, and the experience of developing “And Then She Ate Me” while living in the house it will be performed in. And Then She Ate Me, Ring o’ Rosie Theatre, March

And Then She Ate Me, Ringo'Rosie Theatre

And Then She Ate Me: Working from Home

Performer Lilian Ross-Millard reflects on Ring o’ Rosie’s creative process, and the experience of developing “And Then She Ate Me” while living in the house it will be performed in. And Then She Ate Me, Ring o’ Rosie Theatre, March

Peterborough Municipal Cultural Plan Artwork by Skylar Ough

The Municipal Cultural Plan: Long on Big, Short on Small

I’m likely one of a handful of people who actually refer to the 2012 City of Peterborough Municipal Cultural Plan (MCP) (PDF) on a regular basis. Respected arts consultants along with a team of city planners and the public collaborated on

Peterborough Municipal Cultural Plan Artwork by Skylar Ough

The Municipal Cultural Plan: Long on Big, Short on Small

I’m likely one of a handful of people who actually refer to the 2012 City of Peterborough Municipal Cultural Plan (MCP) (PDF) on a regular basis. Respected arts consultants along with a team of city planners and the public collaborated on

Light Hunters' Promenade (Photo Andy Carroll)

Winter Solstice

Whatever path you choose to roam, the winter solstice is a crucible, a pivot for past and future. We are, after all, birds and bears, fattening up and digging in against the winter storms. It took me many moons to

Light Hunters' Promenade (Photo Andy Carroll)

Winter Solstice

Whatever path you choose to roam, the winter solstice is a crucible, a pivot for past and future. We are, after all, birds and bears, fattening up and digging in against the winter storms. It took me many moons to