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Articles by Bruce Head

Bruce Head
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Bruce Head is kawarthaNOW.com's managing editor, lead developer, and a contributing writer. When he isn't editing or developing, Bruce enjoys making music, exercising Tess the border collie, and working on his elusive first novel.
Peterborough's Beau Dixon has received a Toronto Theatre Critics Award and is nominated for a Dora for his performance in the Toronto musical Passing Strange. (Photo: Adam Rankin)

Peterborough’s Beau Dixon nominated for Dora Award

Actor has also received Toronto Theatre Critics Award for his role in rock musical Passing Strange.
4th Line Theatre's new play "Bombers: Reaping the Whirlwind" by David S. Craig tells the story of a Canadian heavy bomber pilot serving with No. 6 Group RCAF of Bomber Command during the Second World War. Pictured are the aircrew and groundcrew of No. 428 Squadron (also known as the "Ghost Squadron", one of the No. 6 Group RCAF squadrons) with their Avro Lancaster, which flew the squadron's 2000th sortie, a raid on Bremen in Germany. (Photo: Library and Archives Canada)

New play at 4th Line Theatre in July tells story of Canada’s WWII bomber...

"Bombers: Reaping the Whirlwind" reflects on Canada's greatest and deadliest contribution to victory.
Two roots music duos are performing at the Market Hall on back-to-back days: Mairi Rankin and Ailie Robertson on May 26 and Max Gomez and Rick Fines on May 27

Back-to-back roots music duo concerts in May at Peterborough’s Market Hall

Mairi Rankin and Ailie Robertson perform May 26 and Max Gomez and Rick Fines on May 27.
Volunteers with collected cigarette butt litter at a previous Butt Blitz event in Peterborough. Events take place on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Peterborough and Cobourg. (Photo: A Greener Future)

Kick some butts in Peterborough and Cobourg on May 6

Butt Blitz cigarette butt litter clean-up events take place at Millennium Park and Victoria Park.
Along with the many local artists who are performing at the Peterborough LIVE Music Festival, Canadian hip hop artist Peter Jackson will be performing the 12-hour Reunion Show and Dance Party at The Venue in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, May 13. (publicity photo)

Hip hop artist Peter Jackson to headline May 13 event at Peterborough LIVE Music...

Fourth annual festival features more than 100 acts at 25 venues from May 10 to 13.
Folk Under The Clock presents singer-songwriter and guitarist Bruce Cockburn at the Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough on September 25, 2017. Hamilton's Terra Lightfoot will be opening. (Photo: Denna Bendall)

Bruce Cockburn returns to Showplace in Peterborough for fall concert

Canadian musical icon touring with Terra Lightfoot in support of his new record to be released in September
There are more than 50 exhibits in this year's SPARK Photo Festival taking place during April in the Kawarthas. Pictured is a photo from Gary Mulcahery's exhibit "Farmer: Portraits of Family Farms in Northumberland County" which will be on display at the Arts and Heritage Centre of Warkworth (photo courtesy of SPARK Photo Festival)

Annual SPARK Photo Festival returns in April

Celebration of local photography takes place at venues across Peterborough and the Kawarthas.
South Pond Farms, property owners Ralph McKim and Jean Garsonnin, and Kawartha Land Trust are presenting a not-for-profit series of eight guided nature walks in the Fleetwood Valley on the edge of the Oak Ridges Moraine. The walks, talking place from April to October, will be guided by local naturalists and include a "farm-to-table" meal provided by South Pond Farms.

Get back to nature with “Seasons on the Moraine” at South Pond Farms

Series of eight guided walks led by local naturalists takes place from April to October.
The world's best-known fictional Chief Science Officer. The Government of Ontario is hiring its first Chief Science Officer and is seeking public feedback by March 27. (Photo: Paramount Pictures Corporation, CBS Studios Inc.)

Help Ontario hire its first Chief Science Officer

Government seeking public feedback on advisory position on science and research.
The popular Legendary Icons Series returns to the Nexicom Studio in June with "Carol Burnett: This Time Together", which tells the story of Carol Burnett through story and songs performed by local musicians

What’s coming up at Showplace Performance Centre this spring

Featuring a selection of concerts for every musical taste.

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