Authors Articles by Sarah McNeilly

Articles by Sarah McNeilly

Sarah McNeilly
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Sarah McNeilly is an artist, an academic, and an arts administrator. Though it would seem Sarah chooses occupations beginning only with the letter "A", she has become a contributor to kawarthaNOW in order to debunk that silly theory. Sarah has reluctantly created an Instagram account, where she promises to eventually debut her very first selfie. You can follow her there @manically.hers or on Twitter @mick_neely. You can also contact her via email at
'Dark #1' (digital photograph, 2021) from "Captivating" by Stephanie Etherington, part of the "Culture X: Bodies in Nature, Bodies Online" virtual exhibition by Trent University students available on Artspace Peterborough's website. (Photo courtesy of Artspace)

How digital art helped students at Peterborough’s Trent University make the most of the...

A collection of digital artworks, created by students as a part of Cultural Studies studio courses, exhibited online by Artspace until August 31.
Jennifer Alicia, D.B. McLeod, and Stephanie Pangowish are three of the artists performing at the Nogojiwanong Indigenous Fringe Festival in Peterborough from June 23 to 27, 2021. (Collage: kawarthaNOW)

Introducing the artists of the Nogojiwanong Indigenous Fringe Festival in Peterborough (part two)

Featuring Jennifer Alicia, D.B. McLeod, and Stephanie Pangowish.
Nogojiwanong Indigenous Fringe Festival in Peterborough from June 23 to 27, 2021. (Supplied photos)

Introducing the artists of the Nogojiwanong Indigenous Fringe Festival in Peterborough (part one)

Featuring Sarah Gartshore and Lois Apaquash of Zaagi'idiwin Collective, Tiger Will Mason, and Olga Barrios and Norma Araiza of Vanguardia Dance Projects .
For more than 20 years, the Peterborough Native Learning Program has been decolonizing approaches to education by offering integrated literacy and essential skills opportunities for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous adults, aged 19 and over, in the Peterborough-Nogojiwanong area. (Graphic: Peterborough Native Learning Program)

You can help the Peterborough Native Learning Program win $20,000 during National Indigenous History...

Every dollar donated in June will help the not-for-profit organization in Canada Helps' Great Canadian Giving Challenge.
From Thursday, June 10 to Saturday, June 12, The Theatre On King in Peterborough is presenting 'Testing', a free 10-minute monologue written and performed live on Zoom by Dan Smith and directed by Kate Story. Pictured are Story and Smith at The Theatre on King during a May 2016 production of Samuel Beckett's 'Waiting for Godot'. (Photo: Andy Carroll)

Take a 10-minute pandemic break by watching The Theatre On King’s first foray into...

Peterborough's Dan Smith will perform his monologue 'Testing' for free on Zoom every half-hour during the evenings of June 10 and 11 and the afternoon of June 12.
Christian Rose, a 20-year-old actor and musician from Peterborough, landed a named role in the NBC's sci-fi drama series "Debris", appearing in three episodes. (Photo: Markus Maar)

Peterborough’s Christian Rose featured in three episodes of NBC’s sci-fi drama series ‘Debris’

20-year-old actor and musician discusses his role as Dario Maddox in the first season.
A detail from David Bateman's intriguingly entitled "Area Closed For Maintenance And Cleaning Due To Fecal Mishap (Found haiku – West Edmonton Mall Waterpark)*, one of 10 of his paintings on display at Atelier Ludmila Gallery in downtown Peterborough until May 30, 2021. (Photo: Laurel Pluck, Artistic Director/Curator of Atelier Ludmila Gallery)

Artist David Bateman returns home with ‘Abstract Impersonations’ at Atelier Ludmila Gallery in downtown...

Solo exhibition of 10 paintings on display for by-appointment-only viewing until May 30.
The seats have been empty at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in downtown Peterborough since the pandemic began in March 2020. The strategic recovery and resilience grants available from the Peterborough Arts Alive Fund are intended to help not-for-profit arts organizations like the Market Hall recover from the pandemic and prepare for reopening once public health restrictions are lifted. (Photo: Bradley Boyle)

Peterborough Arts Alive Fund has $100,000 to help local arts organizations recover from the...

Applications open until June 7 for grants of up to $10,000, administered by Electric City Culture Council and Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough .
A passerby watches Public Energy's 2020-2021 Artist in Residence Irèni Stamou as the choregographer and dance artist completes movement research in a rehearsal space at Artspace Peterborough. Public Energy is seeking applications from artists for its 2021-2022 Local Artist in Residence Program. (Photo courtesy of Public Energy)

Peterborough’s Public Energy Performing Arts is seeking local artists for residency program

Application deadline for 2021-2022 Local Artist in Residence Program extended until May 17.
Celebrated humourist and author Drew Hayden Taylor from Curve Lake First Nation is the host of "Going Native", which premieres on APTN on May 8, 2021. The series take both a humourous and serious look at Indigenous sterotypes and traditions and how Indigenous people are reshaping their culture in the 21st century. (Photo courtesy of Ice River Films)

Drew Hayden Taylor’s new TV series ‘Going Native’ is just what this pandemic needs

Premiering on APTN May 8, first season takes both a humorous and serious look at how Indigenous peoples are reshaping their culture in the 21st century.

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