Throughout the festival at The Theatre On King (TTOK, 171 King Street)
Precarious Too Step into the Precarious Too videobooth! Janette Platana invites you to share your tales of precarity: your video story will be shared on the Precarious website. Look for Precarious Too times on ttok.ca, on FB, Instagram, and Twitter.
Friday December 6, 7pm at Atelier Ludmila Gallery (129 1/2 Hunter St. W second floor)
Dream House An interactive installation with artist Laurel Paluck. TASS students and
community members explore the past and future ways people have a and hope to
acquire stable housing. The installation will be on display during the December First Friday Art Crawl and throughout December.
Hilary Wear: Play Sunday December 8, noon-2pm & Wednesday November 27, 12-2 at TTOK. All ages welcome, no experience necessary, open heart and or mind preferred! Using classic clown and improv games, aided by our bodies and spirits, we will strive to leave our brains behind. Come to one or both. Book in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
$10 or Pay what you can, proceeds to Precarious Festival
Monday December 9th, 8pm-close at The Garnet
KEYBOARDS! FAMILY! CHRISTMAS! Back for one night only, KEYBOARDS!:
Justin Millionís live-typewriting poetry show continues itís tradition of hosting a
Christmas poetry-vaganza, and heís bringing lots of friends with him. A yule experience
unlike any other! FREE
Tuesday December 10, 7pm at TTOK
WORK, WORK, WORK x 2: A Roundtable Discussion on EC3s Status of the Artist
Research Project What is life like for artists living in Peterborough? This EC3 Cultural
Incubator breaks down and contextualizes the results of the Status of the Artist survey,
conducted during Precarious Festival 2017. With panelists Su Ditta (EC3); Anna Currier
(Research Lead); Kate Story (EC3 Board and Project Advisor); Annie Jaeger (Culture Critic), and more! Co-presented by the Electric City Cultural Council (EC3). FREE
Wednesday December 11, 7pm at TTOK
Scribe, Speak, Share: Spoken Word Mentorship Showcase 8 aspiring youth writers.
4 professional spoken word artists. Through a mentorship program offered in partnership
with the Aspire Program, youth writers learn to give emotional and spiritual shape to
abstract ideals, explore deep meaning in the mundane, and hone their craft. This program supported by the City of Peterborough. Co-presented by the Peterborough Poetry Collective. $10 or Pay what you can.
Thursday December 12, 7pm at TTOK
Life Under Ford Doug Ford, elected on a promise of government
for the people, has cancelled a planned increase in the minimum wage, cut short the
Basic Income pilot project, and made damaging cuts to student aid. The panel will feature a diverse set of speakers tracing the ways Fordís policies affect a wide range of people and communities: Ethel Nalule (TCSA Vice President of Health and Wellness), Leina Amatsuji-Berry (co-Editor-in-Chief of Arthur), Jason Hartwick (Chair of Basic Income Peterborough Network) and David Tough (VP Unit 1 CUPE 3908). Co-presented by CUPE 3908. FREE
Friday, December 13, noon-8pm at 165 King St.
some of yr friends are already this fucked. garbageface explores the existential precarity of the music industry, and the literal precarity of wooden planks. An 8-hour shift performance, along with an accompanying publication (subtitled: The Problem With Music). FREE
8pm at TTOK
The Residents: What We Found. Precarious Artistic Residents Jon Hedderwick, Ann Jaeger and Victoria Ward, Justin Million, Laurel Paluck, and Hilary Wear present their findings after deep dives into investigating precarity over the course of the festival. Come witness and participate in their results! $15 or Pay what you ca