Your art card will be full all week with these engaging Artsweek programmed events:
POP 1: Trent Radio broadcasting Live & Local – Drop in on the Trent Radio House lawn or tune into the airwaves at 92.7 FM for a day of eclectic live radio creation.
Keep your dial tuned in all week for engaged artist talks and Artsweek updates.
Friday Sept. 18, 10am – 5pm. 715 George St. N. On air 92.7 F.M. Online trentradio.ca
POP 2: #eCityLit Created by Laura Rock Gaughan and JC Sutcliffe – Get a daily jolt of micro-lit with your hot beverage as local cafes provide micro-fictions and poems printed on cup sleeves. Be sure to collect the whole series created by six commissioned local writers. Cafes include: Nutshell Next Door, The Silver Bean, Dreams of Beans, Hasseltons and The Spill.
POP 3: Write on the Street – Walk by the writer’s studio and see living writers from Peterborough and beyond as they write in the storefront window. Sign up for a one-to-one writing class, and find out when creative writing workshops will be offered. Watch for collaborations between makers of the work-of-art-in-language and artists working in other disciplines. Visit your host on-line too at JanettePlatana.com
Opens each day of Artsweek at 8:30 a.m. 386 George Street N.
POP 4: Porchapoloza – The neighborhood of Stewart and Simcoe Streets will ring with live music in this series of five porch concert with Strict Father (Chaperoned Country), Catfish Willy & the Bucklebusters (Western Swing), Swoboda & Son (Classical), Joe Hall (Folk Nonsense), Al Black & Gary Peeples (The Blues).
Wednesday Sept. 23. Musical tours begin at 4pm, 5pm, 6pm 265 Hunter St. W.
Pop 5: KIDVISION – The students of King George Public School will be working with artists Ben Hodson and Meg O’Sullivan to explore their vision of the ideal school environment. The students will be producing a mural as well as a theatrical performance for the public to enjoy.
Thursday Sept. 24. King George P.S. Noon-1 pm. 220 Hunter St E.
Pop 6: The Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre -The Healing Art of Kintsugi – Experience the ancient Japense technique of pottery repair and its philosophy of transforming the broken into a work of art in this artist led workshop for all to experience.
Friday, Sept. 25, 11am-5pm. Millennium Park Display Room
Pop 7: Mysterious Entity- Queen of the Kawarthas – a poetic musical seriocomic drag tour of the Peterborough Lift Lock, unraveling the ramifications of this key landmark of Peterborough’s colonizing history.
Written and performed by David Bateman & Em Glasspool
Friday, Sept. 25, 6pm., Saturday, Sept. 26, 6 pm., Sunday Sept. 27, 6 pm.
Peterbrough Lift Lock, 353 Hunter St E.
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