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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.
Owner Keith Stata partially reopened Highlands Cinemas in Kinmount in early May, with a full reopening underway for the Victoria Day weekend, after closing in Octobmer 2019. Stata is also the subject of a new documentary called "The Music Man" from Door Knocker Media and Ballinran Entertainment. (Photo: Scott Ramsay)

Highlands Cinemas in Kinmount fully reopens for Victoria Day long weekend

After more than two years of pandemic struggles, owner Keith Stata has reopened the beloved cottage country multiplex and museum.
Located at the Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon, Globus Theatre is a registered not-for-profit charitable organization mandated to provide professional theatre to the local Kawartha Lakes community and visitors. (Photo courtesy of Globus Theatre)

Globus Theatre in Bobcaygeon launches $2-million capital campaign to buy Lakeview Arts Barn

A donor has already pledged $1 million towards purchase of venue heavily in debt due to pandemic.
One of the many highlights of Public Energy Performing Arts' Erring at King George multi-arts festival is this spectacular sculpture of the head of English author and poet Edward Lear, which features in one of the four chapters of "The Lear Project" by actor-puppeteer Brad Brackenridge and dance-theatre artist Dreda Blow. The festival runs from May 6 to 8 and 13 to 15, 2022, at the former King George Public School in Peterborough's East City. (Photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

A sneak peek at the Erring at King George multi-arts festival

Presented by Public Energy Performing Arts, festival runs May 6 to 8 and 13 to 15 at the former school in Peterborough's East City.
The "Spark" Mentorships and Grants Program, led by the Tourism Innovation Lab in collaboration with Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism, is encouraging entrepreneurs, small businesses, and organizations in the City and County of Peterborough to submit tourism ideaas for a chance to win a $3,000 seed grant and a three-month mentorship. (Graphic courtesy of Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development)

Applications open for ‘Spark’ program encouraging tourism innovation in Peterborough area

Six applicants from the city and county will each win a $3,000 seed grant and a three-month mentorship,
Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath (front right) with Jen Deck (front left), the party's candidate for Peterborough-Kawartha, and her supporters during a media conference at the Peterborough Lift Lock on April 26, 2022. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor / kawarthaNOW)

Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath visits Peterborough to welcome local candidate Jen Deck

Visit comes the day after party unveiled its platform for the 2022 election campaign.
Peterborough native Chloë Black is joining a group of volunteers in Romania that will be caring for animals rescued from Ukraine as a result of the Russian invation. A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to help Chloë cover the cost of travel and other expenses. (Photo: Breaking The Chains - Documentaries / Facebook)

Peterborough native heading to Romania to help animals rescued from Ukraine

Chloë Black leaving her life in Arizona behind to volunteer with group building a shelter for 800 displaced animals.
Tyler and Kassy Scott, owners of Rare restaurant in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Kassy Scott)

Tyler and Kassy Scott are selling Rare restaurant in downtown Peterborough

After owning the restaurant for three years, they say they have reconnected with their love of nature and want a lifestyle change.
Serena Ryder performing at a by-invitation-only concert hosted by Peterborough Musicfest at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in downtown Peterborough on March 22, 2022. (Photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

Serena Ryder enthralls Peterborough Musicfest sponsors and guests at intimate Market Hall concert

Festival announces return to Del Crary Park this summer including free-admission concerts by Lawrence Gowan and Dwayne Gretzky.
A model displays the best-selling Katy Romper from Rosie and Faith, an online women's and children's clothing shop owned and operated by best friends Megan Carr and Kelly Winslow. Rosie and Faith has launched a "Real Beauties" Facebook group to promote inclusivity and a positive body image. (Photo: Rosie and Faith)

Peterborough-based business helping to change the way women perceive themselves when it comes to...

Megan Carr and Kelly Winslow's Rosie and Faith launches 'Real Beauties' Facebook group with free photo shoot event on March 19.
Peterborough musician Benj Rowland is releasing his debut solo record "Community Garden" on March 15, 2022. Produced by Juno-winning singer and songwriter Joel Plaskett, the 10-track record includes the award-winning song "Ballad of the Pig's Ear". (Photo: David Warren)

Peterborough musician Benj Rowland’s debut solo record ‘Community Garden’ drops March 15

Produced by Juno winner Joel Plaskett, 10-track record includes the award-winning song 'Ballad of the Pig's Ear'.

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