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Event Coverage

Complete coverage of The Centre's "Black History Month Blowout" with a lens on Ethel Nalule, the inaugural recipient of the Charlie Earle Memorial Micro Grant

On February 28th, 2020, The Trent Centre for Women and Trans Peoples' organized an absolute blowout in a showcase of black performers to observe Black History Month 2020. Featured individuals were a mixture of spoken word artists, bands, circus artists, drag performers, and even two DJs to carry the party into the late evening. The event honoured Ethel Nalule with the inaugural Charlie Earle Memorial Micro Grant for Black Women and Trans Artists in Peterborough-Nogojiwanong.
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Event Coverage

Complete coverage of The Centre's "Black History Month Blowout" with a lens on Ethel Nalule, the inaugural recipient of the Charlie Earle Memorial Micro Grant

On February 28th, 2020, The Trent Centre for Women and Trans Peoples' organized an absolute blowout in a showcase of black performers to observe Black History Month 2020. Featured individuals were a mixture of spoken word artists, bands, circus artists, drag performers, and even two DJs to carry the party into the late evening. The event honoured Ethel Nalule with the inaugural Charlie Earle Memorial Micro Grant for Black Women and Trans Artists in Peterborough-Nogojiwanong.
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Interviews

BRKN LOVE's Justin Benlolo discusses new album, the influence of musical theatre on his performances, and working with bandmates in NYC.

It is always a touching experience to be able to speak with the best and brightest upcoming Canadian musicians, and our conversation with BRKN LOVE’s Justin Benlolo was no exception. The Toronto-based singer and guitarist recently put out a number of singles on streaming platforms with his band, and has disclosed the news that they are in the works of releasing a full-feature LP in due time. On the eve of a Canada-wide tour, Justin gave us his take on the band’s formation, ambitions, and the steps he took to get to where he is today.
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Past Events
Feb 8, 2020
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9:00 pm
Teebs (DJ Pete)
AwYeah!
Dixie Q
Introducing the very first Space Jam! Brace yourselves for an invasion of the Peterborough music scene with our DJs will be spinning house, techno and breakbeat records all evening long. Hosted by Dixie Q and featuring Teebs (DJ Pete) and Noah William (AWYEAH!).
You like to dance. We like to rock. Let's put the two together and help raise money for a great cause, the 2020 Ride To Conquer Cancer. Our lead singer Jean is joining the Peterborough Derailleurs on this 220 km ride to raise funds for cancer research. Come on out for a great evening of tunes and help make the Ride a success.
Feb 21, 2020
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7:00 pm
Forest Gumption
MC Shiro
Thelonious
Beepax
We Jam
Hip-hop heads gather from far and wide to combine the elements (lyricism, breakdancing, djing, and fashion) to amaze and astound. Former Peterborough resident, Forest Gumption, returns to celebrate the release of his EP "Lofi Til I Die." Meanwhile, long time friend Will Campbell, launches a new campaign for his breakdance clothing line Quiet Confidance Apparel.
Feb 28, 2020
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9:00 pm
Spoken Word
Circus Arts
Drag
Music
DJs
Join us for an evening of dancing and a showcase of Black performers in observance of Black History Month 2020. Featured artists include: Beth Bekele, Don Soul, Mongiwa Khumalo, Boho Fab, JONCRO, Dixie Que, DJ Cornbread and DJ Honey Ham. In addition to this astounding lineup, the Centre for Women and Trans People will be announcing the recipient of the first annual Charlie Earle Micro Grant for Black Women Artists.
Feb 29, 2020
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8:00 pm
Michael C. Duguay
Oberge
Sing Leaf
Former Peterborough resident, Michael C. Duguay, returns to Peterborough in epic fashion to play hits from his most recent release "Summer Flight Lasts Forever," for which Michael has recieved praise as a "punk rock poet whose performances are equal parts adroit pop and avant-garde." Supporting artists Oberge and Sing Leaf will also take the stage to bring an eclectic flavour to the evening.
Mar 4, 2020
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7:00 pm
Royal Tusk
Brkn Love
Ready the Prince
Niall
A full lineup of high energy rock bands! Royal Tusk's "Thunder on the Tundra," tour is coming to Peterborough on March 4th, 2020, featuring the Alberta rockers themselves. The lineup dives even deeper with two equally high profile supporting acts, BRKN LOVE and Ready the Prince.
Mar 7, 2020
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8:00 pm
David James Allen
Nick Prosychyn & The Bad Milk
Little Rapids
An eclectic evening of folk music, performative art and visual projections! This uniquely humble event will feature singer-songwriter David James Allen and his band, playing their wide-ranging alt-country, folk, blues and gospel hits. Playing alongside are esteemed local acts Nick Prosychyn and the Bad Milk, Little Rapids, as well as projection art by Mary Doust and Amy Liden.
Mar 13, 2020
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8:30 pm
Pole Dancing PTBO
Mossworks Photography
DJ Teebo
BREAK OUT YOUR 90s SWAG! Mossworks Photography is having a 90s Dance Party and Pole Dancing Show on Friday the 13th...as to tempt fate! Witness an amazing lineup of performances by Pole Dancing PTBO and music spun by DJ Pete Teebo! Photography will be provided by Samantha Moss, so make sure to bring your 90s best.
Chris Molyneaux Jazz Trio (CMJT) is riding into town on a tidal wave of green beer. Join them and Standard Time for an evening of drinking and jazz. CMJT is made up of three very talented musicians whose friendship began during their years at Humber College. Join Chris Molyneaux (sax, EWI, keys), Wesley Collet-Taylor (bass), and Mark Athanasiadis (drums) on Saturday, March 14th.
Mar 15, 2020
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7:00 pm
Trent African and Caribbean Student Union (TACSU)
TACSU (Trent African and Caribbean Student Union) has a main focus to provide Trent students, Canadian and International alike, with exposure to the culture of their countries. Join TACSU for "ROYALTY," a formal dinner and awards ceremony for their student community.
Mar 21, 2020
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8:00 pm
Texas King
The Jailbirds
The New Blue
Fiasco
Big choruses, good vibes and a shot of adrenaline. Texas King are hot off their tour with Big Wreck and eager to wow audiences with their incredible live show performance. Alongside supporting acts, The Jailbirds, The New Blue and Fiasco, this is sure to be a night to remember.
Mar 26, 2020
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8:00 pm
Trent Queer Collective (TQC)
Come one, come all, to the Trent Queer Collective presents Annual Drag Show and Cabaret! Reclaiming noir this semester, we are proud to present "Noir Night," a night to put on your best noir and recreate what it means to you in a queer context. It will be classy, fun, ENGAGING, and most of all, a Night to Put the noir in our rainbow.
Mar 27, 2020
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7:30 pm
Ian Crawford
John Roldan
An evening of amazing mentalism, astonishing psychic abilities, mind reading, and an exploration of the mystical forces of the mind. Mentalists Ian Crawford and John Roldan will expand our perception about what is possible. Proceeds will support The Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lake, Northumberland, Haliburton.
Mar 28, 2020
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7:00 pm
Cancer Bats
dboy
The Anti-Queens
Cross Dog
Marion Cinder
That's a lotta bands.