Authors Articles by Sebastian Johnston-Lindsay

Articles by Sebastian Johnston-Lindsay

Sebastian Johnston-Lindsay
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Sebastian Johnston-Lindsay is the Editor-in-Chief of Arthur Newspaper where he mainly covers Peterborough City Hall and stories related to Trent-Peterborough relations and the university’s Board of Governors. His writing has appeared on the Canadian music website DOMINIONATED. He has been a programmer at Trent Radio since 2021 where he has hosted shows about Canadian music and features interviews with local artists and personalities. In his free time, Sebastian can be found at a local concert or thinking about, reading about, or watching baseball, depending on the time of year
The Jalynn Bennett Amphitheatre at Trent University's Catharine Parr Traill College officially opened on May 31, 2023. Featuring seating for 140 people, professional lighting, and carefully directed sound inspired by ancient Greek designs that contain acoustics, the new venue will be hosting a wide array of theatrical productions, musical performances, and cultural experiences over the summer. (Photo: Trent University)

New outdoor performance venue opens at Traill College in downtown Peterborough

Jalynn Bennett Amphitheatre to spur sharing of arts and culture between City of Peterborough and Trent University.
A number of business owners from Minden joined NDP MPP Chris Glover (Spadina-Fort York) at the Queen's Park Media Studio in Toronto on May 30, 2023, for a media conference where they expressed their concerns about the closure of Minden's emergency department on June 1 and the economic impact the closure could have on their businesses. (Photo: Patrick Porzuczek / Save Minden Ontario Emergency Room Facebook group)

Minden business owners speak up about imminent emergency department closure

Business owners joined NDP MPP Chris Glover to raise concerns about economic impact of closure at a media conference at Queen's Park in Toronto on May 30.
Ontario NDP leader Marit Stiles visited Minden on May 25, 2023 to meet with local residents about the impending closure of the town's emergency department. As of June 1, Minden residents and visitors requiring emergency services have to make a 25-minute drive to Haliburton. (Photo: Marit Stiles / Twitter)

NDP calls on provincial health minister to reverse local decision to close Minden emergency...

NDP and Ontario Health Coalition warn other small rural hospitals across Ontario are also at risk of closure.
Jennifer (Opal) Elchuck's "Woodland & The Wilds Promenade" is a participatory performance during Artsweek 2023 that celebrates local wildlife and our shared greenspaces with community crafting and a musical parade. Everyone can take part by doning a mask and join a magical gaggle of woodland puppets, stilt-walkers, and travelling musicians during a celebratory tour of Ecology Park on May 13, 2023. (Photo courtesy of Public Energy)

Don an animal mask and join a musical parade at Peterborough’s Ecology Park on...

Artspace Peterborough wraps up this weekend, including the final performance of Woodland and Wilds Promenade.
Anishinaabe dancer and workshop facilitator Kelli Marshall and Sara "Shahrazi" Shahsavari are two of the artists performing during Artsweek Peterborough's "Hot Spots" series of performances at the Peterborough Square courtyard until May 10, 2023. Shahsavari curated the series, which also features Cale Crowe, Elizabeth Jenkins, Saskia Tomkins, Jade Moulton, Will Ward, Adrian Lowe, Ále Suárez, and Harbhajunkie. (Photo courtesy of Artsweek Peterborough)

Artsweek Peterborough’s ‘Hot Spots’ provides an opportunity for underrepresented or marginalized artists to shine

Free daily performances at 12:30 and 5:30 p.m. at Peterborough Square courtyard feature music and spoken word.
Charlie Glasspool's 3C84 project was inspired by the NGC 1275 galaxy, located 237 million light-years from Earth, which contains one of the brightest radio sources in the sky. This image of NGC 1275, taken in 2006 using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys, shows the fine thread-like filaments in the 100-million-degree Fahrenheit hot gas surrounding the galaxy, which are markers of the feedback process through which energy is transferred from the galaxy's central massive black hole to the surrounding gas. (Image: NASA/ESA)

Peterborough musician Charlie Glasspool and 3C84 are once again in tune with the universe

After 15 years, 3C84 returns to Armour Hill on May 5 to perform music under the stars on the opening night of Artsweek Peterborough.
Kate Story performing "Spring in Middle" during the Small Dance for a Small Space festival, held at The Theatre On King from March 30 to April 1, 2023. (Photo: Andy Carroll)

Future uncertain for The Theatre on King despite widespread support from Peterborough community

City council's recent vote against providing any funding puts Peterborough's only black-box theatre in a precarious situation.
The Theatre On King is an intimate black box theatre in downtown Peterborough for new and risk-taking performance creation and a centre for diverse arts events. A rental venue, it offers the community a dynamic space for theatre, dance, film screenings, video shoots, visual art exhibits, music, literary events, and more. (Photo: The Theatre On King)

Peterborough arts leaders raise concerns after The Theatre On King fails to obtain city...

After receiving a $15,000 community investment grant last year, downtown Peterborough theatre and community space gets nothing this year.
Ontario NDP leader Marit Stiles speaks at a media event at the Peterborough and the Kawarthas Chamber of Commerce office in downtown Peterborough on March 14, 2023. Also pictured is Joel Wiebe, the Chamber's vice president of government relations and communications. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor / kawarthaNOW)

Ontario NDP leader Marit Stiles addresses mental health and small business support during Peterborough...

Stiles met with local chamber of commerce and held media conference calling for mental health coverage under OHIP to boost the economy.

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