Authors Articles by Bruce Head

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.
Johnny Earle, who founded his hugely successful clothing company Johnny Cupcakes at the age of 19, began by selling T-shirts out of the trunk of his car

Founder of world’s first T-shirt bakery to speak in Peterborough

FastStart Peterborough brings young entrepreneur Johnny Earle to the Market Hall on February 23.
Peterborough's 14th annual Walk for Alzheimer's takes place this year indoors at the Trent Athletics Centre at Trent University on January 31

Walk for Alzheimer’s to support people living with dementia

Alzheimer Society's biggest fundraiser of the year takes place at Trent Athletics Centre on January 31.
The trainer version of Digitsole's Smartshoes, which connect to a smartphone app to warm your feet, track footsteps, and loosen or tighten each shoe

13 fascinating and crazy tech products from CES 2016

From a smart water bottle to a self-propelling skateboard to the first aerial drone large enough to carry a person.
Ron James' comedy special "Fast Forward", which airs on CBC Television on New Year's Eve, was filmed over two nights in October at Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough (photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

Exclusive behind-the-camera look at Ron James’ New Year’s Eve special

With video clips from "Fast Forward" filmed at Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough.
The plans for Myrtle's Kitchen, a public health kitchen to be built on the second floor of the Peterborough County-City Health Unit's new location in downtown Peterborough. The space is named in honour of the late Myrtle Smith, after the Smith family of AON Inc. made a generous donation. The health unit is seeking to raise $73,000 from the community to help build the kitchen.

Peterborough health unit launches fundraising campaign for Myrtle’s Kitchen

Community kitchen named for matriarch of the Smith family of AON Inc. in honour of lead gift
Cutting the ribbon at the official opening of Peterborough's new Long & McQuade store (from left to right): CEO & President Steve Long, councillor Keith Riel, MP Maryam Monsef, MPP Jeaf Leal, Bud Monahan, unidentified, Warden J. Murray Jones, councillor Dave Haacke

Long & McQuade opens new music store in Peterborough

Company's president, 86-year-old founder, and local politicians attend grand opening at Aylmer Street location.
The final section of the Trans Canada Trail connecting Peterborough and Hastings has been officially opened for use

Trans Canada Trail between Peterborough and Hastings completed

Final section of multi-use trail officially opened at ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Celebrated jazz pianist Robi Botos and bassist Paul Novotny, with special guest Rick Fines, perform at Showplace on November 5. A clinic on the business of music featuring the three musicians takes place in the afternoon preceding the evening concert.

Award-winning musician returns to Peterborough for jazz concert and clinic

Peterborough native Paul Novotny appears with Robi Botos and special guest Rick Fines at Showplace on November 5.
Comedian Ron James performs at Showplace Performance Centre on October 25 and 26, which will be recorded as part of a New Year's Eve special on CBC Television

Ron James: embracing the rebel soul

An interview with Canada's funniest man, who performs at Showplace in Peterborough on October 25 and 26.
How accurate is the science portrayed in the Matt Damon film The Martian?

Science versus fiction in The Martian

What the film gets right and wrong about space and Mars.

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