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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.
Neil Young in Omemee in September 2017, from a video he posted on social media. There's speculation that Omemee is the location for Young's recently announced "Somewhere In Canada" concert to be live-streamed on December 1st.

Is Neil Young really performing in Omemee in December?

Speculation that 'Somewhere In Canada' concert, to be streamed on CTV and Facebook on December 1, will take place in his childhood hometown.
Peterborough musician Rick Young holds a copy of "The Lost Album", Rick and Gailie's first record containing 16 original songs written by Rick. The CD will be released at a benefit concert for Rick, who is currently undergoing treatment from cancer and is unable to earn his living performing music. The benefit takes place from 1 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, November 19th at The Venue in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: SLAB Productions)

Rick & Gailie’s first record drops at November 19th benefit at The Venue

Produced by Andy Pryde, 'The Lost Album' features 16 original songs written by Rick Young.
Jens Kruger, Joel Landsberg, and Uwe Kruger are The Kruger Brothers, who will be performing a special benefit concert at the Market Hall on Wednesday, November 15th presented by Kawartha Cardiology Clinic. (Publicity photo)

The Kruger Brothers perform new American folk music for a good cause

Innovative trio of acoustic musicians play a benefit concert at Peterborough's Market Hall on November 15.
Otonabee-based author Barbara Mitchell has written a biography of her ancestor Philip Turnor, an 18th-century surveyor for the Hudson Bay's Company. Here Mitchell views Turnor's 1794 map for the first time. (Supplied photo)

Local author Barbara Mitchell writes biography of her 18th-century mapmaking ancestor

An excerpt from 'Mapmaker: Philip Turnor in Rupert's Land in the Age of Enlightenment'
Replicas of "Little Boy" and "Fat Man", the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively, at the Bradbury Science Museum at Los Alamos in New Mexico. The radioctive ore used to create the uranium core of "Little Boy" was mined in Canada's north and then transported by indigenous labourers, who were never warned about the dangers of the radiation. (Photo: Larry Lamsa / Flickr)

Documentary chronicles how Canada’s role in the atomic bomb affected an indigenous community

Peterborough filmmaker Peter Blow's award-winning 1999 film "Village of Widows" screens at Evans Contemporary on October 26,
Over the past six weeks, performance artist Brian Solomon has been working with community members and professional dance artists to choreograph "Nogojiwanong Rite of Spring", an Indigenous re-envisioning of the 1913 avant-garde ochestral ballet by Igor Stravinsky. The free community dance performance, with Stravinsky's original score re-imagined and performed by Indigenous musician Melody McKiver, takes place October 19 and 20 at an Anishinaabe burial site in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Public Energy)

An Indigenous re-imagining of one of the 20th century’s most notorious performances

Public Energy presents Brian Solomon's "Nogojiwanong Rite of Spring" community dance performance October 19 and 20 in downtown Peterborough.
Toronto folk singer-songwriter Peter Katz is performing at the Market Hall in Peterborough on Saturday, October 14th, with special guest opener Megan Bonnell. A surprise musical guest will also be sharing the stage for a few songs.

Folk musician Peter Katz performs at the Market Hall on October 14, with a...

Along with guest opener Megan Bonnell, a famous local talent will join the acclaimed Toronto singer-songwriter.
Toronto-based singer-songwriter and guitarist Chloe Charles performs at the Market Hall in Peterborough on Thursday, October 5th, with special guest opener Mary-Kate Edwards. (Photo: Jen Squires)

Canadian singer-songwriter Chloe Charles is a unique talent who deserves to be heard

Genre-defying musician brings her rich fusion of folk, pop, jazz, soul, and classical to Peterborough's Market Hall on October 5.
Rhonda Causton of Omemee, owner of Reel Twisted FX, works on actor Jarrett Siddall during production of the short horror film Latched, which premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 10. (Photo: Bokeh Collective)

Omemee FX makeup artist Rhonda Causton’s twisted work premieres at TIFF

Horror film Latched, filmed near Fenelon Falls, is the opening short film for the festival on September 10.
Michelle McLeod, who grew up in Peterborough's theatre community, has the leading role in "Don't Talk To Irene" which also stars Bruce Gray, Geena Davis, Scott Thompson, and Anastasia Phillips. The new film, written and directed by Pat Mills, premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2017. (Publicity photo)

Peterborough native Michelle McLeod has her breakout film role in Don’t Talk to Irene

Feel-good movie premieres at Toronto International Film Festival on September 11.

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