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Articles by Bruce Head

Bruce Head
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Bruce Head is kawarthaNOW.com's managing editor, chief technical officer, and a contributing writer. If he has any spare time, he enjoys songwriting, playing acoustic guitar, and taking photos of Cait the border collie.
Performers at Westben in Campbellford for the 2023 season include (left to right, top and bottom) Measha Brueggergosman-Lee, Sacha, Dan Hill, Emilie-Claire Barlow, Janina Fialkowska, Chantal Kreviazuk, Lennie Gallant, and Jill Barber. (kawarthaNOW collage)

Music will fill the air at Westben in Campbellford this summer

Performers include Measha Brueggergosman-Lee, Sacha, Dan Hill, Emilie-Claire Barlow, Janina Fialkowska, Chantal Kreviazuk, Lennie Gallant, Jill Barber, and more,
Canadian-Argentinian pianist Alexander Panizza will join the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra during "Welcome Spring" on April 1, 2023 to perform Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23". The orchestra will also perform works by Canadian composer Alice Ping Yee Ho and Jean Sibelius. (Photo: Charles Maurer)

Celebrate spring when the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra performs joyous music on April 1

Pianist Alexander Panizza joins the orchestra for 'Welcome Spring' at Showplace Performance Centre featuring works by Ho, Tchaikovsky, and Sibelius.
Indigenous actor and musician Cheri Maracle will perform in the one-woman musical "Paddle Song", which tells the story of the celebrated late 19th-century trailblazing Mohawk poet and performer Emily Pauline Johnson, at Nozhem First People's Performance Space at Trent University for three performances on March 24 and 25, 2023. (Unattributed photo)

One-woman musical tells story of ‘Poetic Princess of the Mohawks’ Emily Pauline Johnson

Public Energy presents Cheri Maracle as late 19th-century poet and performer in 'Paddle Song' at Nozhem First Peoples Performance Space in Peterborough on March 24 and 25.
Since opening in mid-January, between 30 and 40 people have used the StopGap Drop-in Centre operated by One City Peterborough in the former Trinity United Church every night. (kawarthaNOW screenshot from One City Peterborough video)

More than 100 people contributed $30,000 to support Peterborough’s overnight drop-in centre

Community Foundation issued call for donations in December, following city's decision not to provide funding.
The new Peterborough Animal Care Centre at 1999 Technology Drive is now open to the public for adoptions, donations, licensing, and more. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Saturday. (Photo: Peterborough Humane Society)

New Peterborough Animal Care Centre is now officially open to the public

Peterborough Humane Society has opened doors at new 24,000-square-foot facility for adoptions, donations, licensing, and more.
Photographer Mike Quigg captured the northern lights over Kasshabog Lake in northern Peterborough County on February 27, 2023. (Photo: Mike Quigg @_evidence_ / Instagram)

The northern lights may be visible in the Kawarthas region again this weekend

Recent coronal mass ejections and solar flares produced dazzling displays earlier this week.
A few of the events and exhibits during the First Friday Peterborough art crawl on March 3, 2023. Clockwise from left: "Babcia" by Marta Chudolinska, one of many artists at the Book + Zine Fest at Artspace Peterborough; portraits and recent works by Kathryn Durst at ACME Art and Sailboat Company; "The Cherished Pine" by Beverly MacRae at Cork and Bean; and Nicole Bauberger, one of the six artists participating in "These Are The Artists In Your Neighbourhood" at Watson & Lou's Gallery of Sorts, an audio-visual presentation of conversations between the artists and students in a Grade 10 art class. (kawarthaNOW collage)

What’s happening at March’s First Friday Peterborough art crawl

Highlights include Book + Zine Fest, These Are The Artists In Your Neighbourhood, Together We Paint, Portals of Curiosity, and more.
Hastings resident Mark Cameron, president and cofounder of the Canadian International Medical Relief Organization (CIMRO), accepts a $2,250 donation from Dr. Kristy Hiltz of Sherbrooke Heights Animal Hospital that will allow CIMRO to purchase 15 boxes of suture material to help repair wounds of those injured during the the February 6th magnitude 7.8 earthquake in southern Turkey and northern Syria. Also pictured is CIMRO's disaster response service dog Zaria. (Photo courtesy of Sherbrooke Heights Animal Hospital)

Peterborough vet clinic raises $2,250 for earthquake medical relief in Turkey and Syria

Sherbrooke Heights Animal Hospital launched its 'Suitcase Full of Suture' fundraiser last week for the Canadian International Medical Relief Organization.
Brad Brackenridge tries out a wrestling move on Sam Weatherdon during a rehearsal for "Ring Rats", which tells the story of a broken-down former professional wrestler hired to train a young woman. Written and directed Derek Weatherdon, the fourth original play from Planet 12 Productions runs at The Theatre On King in downtown Peterborough from February 22 to 25, 2023. (Photo: Adam Martignetti)

Peterborough actors Brad Brackenridge and Sam Weatherdon go to the mat in ‘Ring Rats’

Written and directed Derek Weatherdon, fourth original play from Planet 12 Productions runs at The Theatre On King from February 22 to 25.
Four firefighters with Peterborough Fire Services immersed in 3°C water in Peterborough's Little Lake during annual water and ice rescue training on February 14, 2023. (Photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

Firefighters train in the icy waters of Peterborough’s Little Lake

Peterborough Fire Services are conducting water and ice rescue training during the week of February 13.

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