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Lester Alfonso
/ Film

Lester Alfonso makes his mark

Ah, the ReFrame Film Festival—those three days in winter where practically everyone we know is marching briskly along that slushy stretch of George between Market Hall, Showplace, and the Venue to catch the next film on social justice and environmental

Lester Alfonso
/ Film

Lester Alfonso makes his mark

Ah, the ReFrame Film Festival—those three days in winter where practically everyone we know is marching briskly along that slushy stretch of George between Market Hall, Showplace, and the Venue to catch the next film on social justice and environmental

Ancient (future) landscape I by Peter Barron

Peter Barron: The Garden of Earthly Delights

Peter Barron paints daily in a small shared studio on the third floor of the Commerce Building overlooking Mike’s Tattoo & Piercing on Water Street. He relocated there four years ago from the studio on George Street that he had

Ancient (future) landscape I by Peter Barron

Peter Barron: The Garden of Earthly Delights

Peter Barron paints daily in a small shared studio on the third floor of the Commerce Building overlooking Mike’s Tattoo & Piercing on Water Street. He relocated there four years ago from the studio on George Street that he had

Precarity and the Arts

Artist/therapist Brian Nichols wrote and made this presentation at the Work, Work, Work: Uncertainty and Precarity in Creative Labour panel on November 10, 2017 as part of the Precarious Festival of the Arts. The text is used here with his

Precarity and the Arts

Artist/therapist Brian Nichols wrote and made this presentation at the Work, Work, Work: Uncertainty and Precarity in Creative Labour panel on November 10, 2017 as part of the Precarious Festival of the Arts. The text is used here with his

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