15 projects, 30 events, 63 sites and the most spectacular audiences yet!

Thanks to everyone who took part in Artsweek 2018: artists, audiences, sponsors, and partners. It was an incredible festival, and all of you made it possible. See you in 2020!

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Accessibility/Relaxed Performances Info here:

Between the Water and the Sky Relaxed Performance Visual Story Sept. 20

Victoria Park The Wailing Visual Story Sept. 20


Past ArtsWeek Events

Textile Mark-Making – New Visions/Old Land: On Hospitality

Date: September 28, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Meta4 Contemporary Craft Gallery, 164 Hunter Street W.
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The Electric City Culture Council is proud to present the Downtown Artists in Residence Project: On Hospitality. Curated by Leslie Menagh.

Six local artists have been selected to take part in the residency and have been invited to contemplate the theme of hospitality. A cross-cultural value, hospitality can be expressed, understood, and interpreted in diverse ways. The Indigenous, settler, and newcomer artists taking part will share their unique perspectives on the subject as well as their diverse artistic practices.

Featuring Brad Brackenridge, Kelly O’Neill, Nick Ferrio, Rodney Fuentes, Mayelin Lovet, and Alice Williams

Cognitively Nuanced: Appendages in Relation to the Body (Revisited) – dance performance

Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Peterborough Square Courtyard 360 George St. N
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What props us up as we move along? This performance highlights the grace within pedestrian movement and challenges perceptions of how bodies are ‘supposed’ to move. Featuring Wes Ryan’s comic celebration of TBI, The Helmet Duet, and an original piece choreographed by Melissa Addison-Webster and members of the BIAPR, Appendages reveals that it’s impossible to remain static on a planet in motion.

Artists Talk and Lunch (Provided by the Gitigaan Project) – New Visions / Old Land: On Hospitality

Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: ünicity, 418 George St
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The Electric City Culture Council is proud to present the Downtown Artists in Residence Project: On Hospitality. Curated by Leslie Menagh.

Six local artists have been selected to take part in the residency and have been invited to contemplate the theme of hospitality. A cross-cultural value, hospitality can be expressed, understood, and interpreted in diverse ways. The Indigenous, settler, and newcomer artists taking part will share their unique perspectives on the subject as well as their diverse artistic practices.

Featuring Brad Brackenridge, Kelly O’Neill, Nick Ferrio, Rodney Fuentes, Mayelin Lovet, and Alice Williams

Take-Out Poetry Cart – Poetry Reading

Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Sadleir House, 751 George St N
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What do you do when you have a craving and don’t want to cook it yourself? You order take-out of course! Step right up to the handmade, bicycle-pulled Poetry Cart, where gracious servers will offer you a menu of poetic options. Check off the style, mood, and theme you’re after and an array of talented writers will create an instant work of original poetry just for you, tapping it out on a classic typewriter.

A sampling of the poems created during the week will be featured at the monthly poetry slam.

Between the Water and the Sky

Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Trent University, 2510 Pioneer Rd. West side of Gzowski College
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Open Dress Rehearsal

Between the Water and the Sky is a live performance featuring Unity Indigenous vocal ensemble, Peterborough Symphony Orchestra String Quartet, and dancers/choreographers Beany John and Jade Willoughby.

Between the Water and the Sky

Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Peterborough Square Courtyard 360 George St. N
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Relaxed Performance

Between the Water and the Sky is a live performance featuring Unity Indigenous vocal ensemble, Peterborough Symphony Orchestra String Quartet, and dancers/choreographers Beany John and Jade Willoughby.

The Flying Canoe – Performance

Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: The Canadian Canoe Museum, 910 Monaghan Road
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The Flying Canoe, presented by the Peterborough Academy of Circus Arts, tells the story of a French-Canadian folktale, the Chasse-Galerie (“The Flying Canoe”), with live fiddle music by Jay Edmunds.

Between the Water and the Sky

Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Lobby (300 Water Street)
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Between the Water and the Sky is a live performance featuring Unity Indigenous vocal ensemble, Peterborough Symphony Orchestra String Quartet, and dancers/choreographers Beany John and Jade Willoughby.

The Flying Canoe – Performance

Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: The Canadian Canoe Museum, 910 Monaghan Road
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The Flying Canoe, presented by the Peterborough Academy of Circus Arts, tells the story of a French-Canadian folktale, the Chasse-Galerie (“The Flying Canoe”), with live fiddle music by Jay Edmunds.

Between the Water and the Sky

Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: The Peterborough Public Library (345 Aylmer Street N)
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Between the Water and the Sky is a live performance featuring Unity Indigenous vocal ensemble, Peterborough Symphony Orchestra String Quartet, and dancers/choreographers Beany John and Jade Willoughby.

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