Category Archives: Festivals

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

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

Peterborough Drawmg Club

1st Annual Artspace Book & Zine Fest

Maybe it’s precisely because my parents wouldn’t let me have comic books as a kid that I became such a lover of book arts. For some reason, a well-worn Wonder Woman comic remained the sole literary presence in a rarely used

Peterborough Drawmg Club

1st Annual Artspace Book & Zine Fest

Maybe it’s precisely because my parents wouldn’t let me have comic books as a kid that I became such a lover of book arts. For some reason, a well-worn Wonder Woman comic remained the sole literary presence in a rarely used

Samuel Lowry

The saga of Samuel Lowry’s Jacquard Loom

The story of a Peterborough weaver named Samuel Lowry and the restoration of his Jacquard loom a century after he disappeared is steeped in mystery. Ironically it was the very technology which allowed Lowry to become a successful independent craftsman

Samuel Lowry

The saga of Samuel Lowry’s Jacquard Loom

The story of a Peterborough weaver named Samuel Lowry and the restoration of his Jacquard loom a century after he disappeared is steeped in mystery. Ironically it was the very technology which allowed Lowry to become a successful independent craftsman

Erring 2014 Installation by Gillian Turnham and Hartley Stephenson

Erring on the Mount

I once determined, after a particularly retrograde period in my life, that my new goal would be not to succeed, but to commit to making 1000 mistakes. So I have a certain trust in error as a method, a way

Erring 2014 Installation by Gillian Turnham and Hartley Stephenson

Erring on the Mount

I once determined, after a particularly retrograde period in my life, that my new goal would be not to succeed, but to commit to making 1000 mistakes. So I have a certain trust in error as a method, a way

ReWind: Electric City goes to the movies

Rewind: The Electric City Goes to the Movies

It could be the source for a movie plot: a historical romance perhaps, architectural dynasties made and lost, a censorship scandal. ReFrame Peterborough International Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2014 by looking back at Peterborough’s ongoing love affair

ReWind: Electric City goes to the movies

Rewind: The Electric City Goes to the Movies

It could be the source for a movie plot: a historical romance perhaps, architectural dynasties made and lost, a censorship scandal. ReFrame Peterborough International Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2014 by looking back at Peterborough’s ongoing love affair