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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.
Dan Fewings and Jimmy Bowskill in 2014. Bowskill, who has recently been performing with The Sheepdogs and Blue Rodeo, will be coming to The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Sunday, March 10th for two shows as part of the Peterborough Winter Folk Festival. Dan Fewings will opening both shows. (Photo: Wayne Eardley)

Peterborough Winter Folk Festival returns for its fifth year March 5 to 13

Featuring Mother Mother, Too Many Zooz, Dylan Ireland, B.A. Johnston, Ben Rough, My Son The Hurricane, Jimmy Bowskill, Kate Suhr and Melissa Payne, and more.
In "Copper Promises: Hinemihi Haka", Australian dance artist Victoria Hunt interweaves her experience of reconnecting with her Maori heritage with the story of Hinemihi, an ancestral Maori meeting house that was relocated from its New Zealand home to England in the 19th century. (Photo: Heidrun Lohr)

Australian dance artist Victoria Hunt explores her Maori heritage in ‘Copper Promises: Hinemihi Haka’

Public Energy brings indigenous multimedia dance performance to the Market Hall on February 19.
Peterborough mayor Diane Therrien (middle) cuts the ribbon for the official opening of the renovated Jo Anne's Place health food store at 1260 Lansdowne Street West in Peterborough. Also pictured (left to right) are city councillors Kim Zippel and Lesley Parnell and Jo Anne's Place owners Margo and Paul Hudson. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor / kawarthaNOW.com)

businessNOW – February 11, 2019

Featuring Jo Anne's Place, Charlotte Products Ltd., Canadian Canoe Museum, Bobcaygeon Brewing Company, Locavorest, and more.
Bobcaygeon Brewing Company has acquired Peterborough micobrewery Beard Free Brewing and will convert it into an "innovation lab" in spring 2019. (Photo: Bobcaygeon Brewing Company)

Beard Free Brewing in Peterborough acquired by Bobcaygeon Brewing Company

Microbrewery closed in January after legal issues, will reopen as Bobcaygeon Brewing in spring 2019.
2018 Maple Blues Award winner Emily Burgess with brothers Rico and Marcus Browne in their trio The Emburys. The Toronto Blues Society named Burgess as New Artist/Group of the Year at the Maple Blues Awards ceremony on February 4, 2019. (Photo: Karol Orzechowski)

Peterborough musician Emily Burgess just won a 2018 Maple Blues Award

Singer-songwriter and guitarist won New Artist/Group of the Year, now heading to tour U.S. with her trio The Emburys.
Nominations are now open for the Women's Business Network of Peterborough's (WBN) Judy Heffernan Award for a female entrepreneur, mentor, or student. The award honours the memory of the late Judy Heffernan, a long-time member of WBN and former general manager of the Peterborough Community Futures Development Corporation. Nominations are also open for the WBN's Women In Business Award. Both awards will be presented on April 9, 2019. (Photo: Christina Robertson)

businessNOW – February 4, 2019

Featuring Judy Heffernan and Women In Business awards, natural gas expansion in Kawartha Lakes, parking fee donation to Kawartha Food Share, and more.
This ice sculpture of a hockey player by Charlie "Woodchuk" Andolsek on the shores of Chemong Lake in Ennismore was created in advance of the annual PolarFest winter family festival in Selwyn Township. The festival runs from February 1 to 3, 2019 and culminates with the annual BEL Rotary Polar Plunge fundraiser, with the theme "Hockey Plunge in Canada". (Photo courtesy of Steph Bush / @s0_fetchh on Twitter)

Only in Canada: hockey player ice sculpture promotes this weekend’s PolarFest

Annual winter family festival runs February 1 to 3 in Selwyn Township.
The property housing the Black Horse Pub at 452 George St. N. in downtown Peterborough is one of 411 properties that the City of Peterborough's heritage resources coordinator is recommending be added to the city's heritage register. Owners of properites on the register must wait at least 60 days after applying for a demolition permit to allow city council to determine whether the property should receve a heritage designation, preventing demolition, City council will vote on the resolution on January 28, 2019. (Photo: National Trust for Canada)

businessNOW – January 28, 2019

Featuring City of Peterborough heritage register, City of Kawartha Lakes capital budget, Bears' Lair, Long & McQuade Peterborough, Peterborough Musicfest, and more.
CEO Bolis Ibrahim of Argentum Electronics pitches at Venture13 in Cobourg as part of the Northumberland CFDC's 2018 N100 Evolution technology startup competition. Argentum Electronics, which develops cloud-managed smart power solutions using Power over Ethernet, has won the competition and secured an investment of $250,000 it will use to bring its products to market. (Supplied photo)

businessNOW – January 21, 2019

Featuring Argentum Electronics, Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Centre, Amy Terrill, Catalina Motta, Martin Yuill, Innovation Cluster, and more.
If there are clear skies, the total lunar eclipse overnight on Sunday, January 20, 2019 will be visible in the Kawarthas. When the earth's shadow falls completely over the moon, it will appear "blood" red. (Photo: NASA)

Don’t miss the ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ in the Kawarthas on Sunday night

Rare total lunar eclipse begins at 11:41 p.m. and ends at 12:44 a.m. Monday morning.

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