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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.
A Perseid meteor streaking down the sky in 2010 in Springfield, Vermont. This year's meteor shower will peak overnight on Sunday, August 12, 2018. (Photo: Dennis di Cicco / Sky & Telescope)

‘Great show’ predicted for peak of Perseid meteor shower on August 12

You can see as many as 60 meteors an hour during annual celestial event.
Sebastian Bach performing in Moncton in July 2018. The Peterborough native will perform in his hometown for the first time in 28 years on November 17, 2018. (Photo: Stephen Murphy / YouTube)

Peterborough’s own Sebastian Bach is playing a hometown concert in November

Former Skid Row frontman to perform at The Venue on November 17, 2018.
Expedia.ca used this photo of canoeists on the Trent Canal near Trent University, taken by a local photographer and shared on kawarthaNOW's Instagram, to illustrate Peterborough as one of the 21 most active cities in Canada. (Photo: @jefflionelfitz / Instagram)

Expedia.ca names Peterborough as one of 21 most active cities in Canada

Website features a photo of paddlers on the Trent Canal from kawarthaNOW's Instagram account.
On July 26, 2018, the "Open Mic After Party" event at The Red Dog in downtown Peterborough will celebrate the open mic, where many musicians have their first opportunity to perform in public. Pictured are Mary and Martha performing an original tune at The Stage Cafe, one of Peterborough's longest-running open stages. We have a list of all the open mics and open stages currently available in Peterborough. (Photo: The Stage Cafe / Peterborough)

‘Open Mic After Party’ on July 26 celebrates the open mic in Peterborough

See our list of 15 regular open mics and open stages in Peterborough.
Cantrip (Jon Bews, Dan Houghton, and Eric McDonald) are performing at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in Peterborough on August 9, 2018. (Publicity photo)

Cantrip brings its high-energy Celtic music to Peterborough

Trio of multi-instrumentalists performs at the Market Hall on Thursday, August 9.
On July 6, 2018, Brian "Buzz" Thompson passed away in Toronto at the age of 68 while being treated for a heart attack and stroke. Here Buzz is pictured performing at the Dutch Mason Blues Festival in Nova Scotia. (Photo: Randy MacNeil / 2010)

Veteran Peterborough musician Buzz Thompson has died

Loved and respected vocalist and guitarist performed with Ronnie Hawkins and The Hawks and many more.
The 2017 thriller "It" was partly filmed in Port Hope, Ontario. The production company for the "It" sequel is holding a job fair on June 22, 2018 at the old Canadian Tire Store in Port Hope. (Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures)

Do you want a role in the ‘It’ sequel?

Production company holding a job fair for extras and more in Port Hope on June 22.
Award-winning Toronto crooner Micah Barnes will perform New York City jazz standards as well as his own compositions at the Nexicom Studio at Showplace Performance Centre on Saturday, June 23, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Micah Barnes)

Micah Barnes brings classic New York City jazz and more to Peterborough

Award-winning crooner performs in Nexicom Studio at Showplace Performance Centre on June 23.
Construction is complete on Peterborough's first adult outdoor gym in Beavermead Park. The project has been funded with contributions of $25,000 from each of the Rotary Club of Peterborough-Kawartha and the Rotary Club of Peterborough and $40,000 from the City of Peterborough. (Photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW.com)

Take a tour of Peterborough’s first adult outdoor gym

Located at Beavermead Park, construction is complete with ribbon-cutting coming soon.
Peterborough native Michelle McLeod had her debut lead role performance in the feature comedy 'Don't Talk To Irene', which will screen in Peterborough for the first time on June 2, 2018. Michelle and the film's writer and directory Pat Mills will attend the screening for a post-film Q&A. (Photo: Lithium Studios)

June 2 screening of award-winning comedy starring Peterborough’s own Michelle McLeod

Young actor and film's writer/director will attend screening of 'Don't Talk To Irene' at Galaxy Cinemas Peterborough.

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