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Articles by Bruce Head

Bruce Head
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Bruce Head is'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.
Taso's Restaurant & Pizzeria is closing its location at 287 George Street in downtown Peterborough, with its last day of operation October 14, 2023, and operating exclusively out of its new location at 18 Lindsay Road in Fowlers Corners. (Photo: Taso's)

Taso’s Restaurant & Pizzeria in downtown Peterborough closing for good in October

Owner Taso Hatzianastasiou will now operate his restaurant exclusively out of new location in Fowlers Corners.
As part of its 30th anniversary season from November to April, Public Energy Performing Arts is presenting "Izzie M: The Alchemy of Enfreakment" by Indigenous artist collective Chocolate Woman Collective, created by and featuring Monique Mojica (pictured) along with Barry Bilinsky. It will be performed at Nozhem: First Peoples' Performance Space at Trent University on March 8 and 9, 2024. (Photo: Jillian Sutherland)

Peterborough’s Public Energy Performing Arts announces its 30th anniversary season

2023-24 season of dance, theatre, and performance includes projects with connections to Norway and Mexico as well as two artists with strong local connections.
British comedian Chris Gibbs will perform as Barnaby Gibbs, the bumbling chronicler of brilliant Victorian London detective Antoine Feval, in "The Case of the Mysterious Mystery: A Not Quite Sherlock Mystery" at Globus Theatre in Bobcaygeon on September 23, 2023. (Supplied photo)

Chris Gibbs brings the latest instalment of his Sherlock Holmes spoof to Bobcaygeon’s Globus...

British comedian will perform 'The Case of the Mysterious Mystery: A Not Quite Sherlock Mystery' for one night only on September 23.
Ten Peterborough-area businesses have been selected to participate in Community Futures Peterborough's 2023 ScaleUP program, which is designed to address a gap in available training for local entrepreneurs since most training is only focused on the startup growth stage. (Graphic: Community Futures Peterborough)

Community Futures Peterborough announces 10 entrepreneurs selected for 2023 ScaleUP program

Piloted in 2022, training program is designed to help local businesses grow.
In playwright Keith Barker's award-winning play "This is How We Got Here," a close-knit family living in Canada's north struggles to deal with the aftermath of a sudden and tragic loss, when a visit from a mysterious fox bearing a curious gift changes everything. Peterborough's New Stages Theatre will kick off its 2023-24 season with a staged reading of the play at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre on October 1, 2023. (Photo: Jeremy Vessey)

Peterborough’s New Stages Theatre kicks off 2023-24 season with ‘This is How We Got...

October 1 staged reading of award-winning play by playwright Keith Barker follows a close-knit family dealing with aftermath of a tragic loss.
The Peterborough Theatre Guild's production of Yasmina Reza's "God of Carnage", about two sets of parents who meet after their sons have a nasty altercation in the schoolyard, runs for 10 performances from September 19 to October 14, 2023. Pictured during a rehearsal are (left to right) Michael Valiant Saunders as Alan Raleigh, Gayle Fraser as Annette Raleigh, Tristina Haines as Veronica Novak, and Kevin O'Neill as Michael Novak. (Photo: Peterborough Theatre Guild)

Parents behave badly in Peterborough Theatre Guild production of ‘God of Carnage’

French playwright Yasmina Reza's 'comedy of manners without the manners' runs for 10 performances from September 29 to October 14.
Peterborough native Dr. Mike Cranfield became chief veterinarian of the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore in 1982. He was still working at the zoo as director of animal health, research, and conservation when he also became director of the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project, a non-profit organization formed in 1986 at the request of Dian Fossey, famous for her study of wild mountain gorillas in Rwanda. Cranfield passed away at the age of 71 on August 28, 2023 after a brief illness. (Photo: Maryland Zoo)

Peterborough native Mike Cranfield, a renowned conservationist and wildlife veterinarian, has passed away

Former chief veterinarian at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore also led the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project (Gorilla Doctors) for more than 20 years.
A photo of a shelter in Toronto's Alexandra Park from an April 16, 2021 New York Times story by Catherine Porter about carpenter Khaleel Seivwright, who built small life-saving shelters for unhoused people living outside in Toronto during the first winter of the pandemic. Seivwright's story is told in Zac Russell's award-winning documentary "Someone Lives Here", which is screening on September 8, 2023 at Artspace in Peterborough as part of ReFrame Film Festival's free Mission Miniseries presented by the Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area. (Photo: Ian Willms for The New York Times)

Award-winning housing crisis documentary headlines ReFrame Film Festival’s inaugural Mission Miniseries

Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area is presenting series of four free documentary film screenings from August 31 to September 28.
Kelly Convery has rebranded her small-scale Ennismore flower farm, originally called The Flower Patch, as Sanctuary Flower Fields. She says flowers were her sanctuary both while she was dealing with the mental health toll during her former pandemic career and also while dealing with the grief resulting from the tragic loss of a close friend. (Photo: Mary Zita Payne Photography)

Former Peterborough paramedic Kelly Convery turned her love for flowers into a business

Sanctuary Flower Fields in Ennismore grew after Convery decided to focus on her family and faced the tragic loss of a close friend.
Levantine Grill is owned and operated by banker Hashem Yakan and chef Imad Mahfouz, who previously owned a restaurant in Damascus, Syria. The pair have been named Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year by the Peterborough and the Kawarthas Chamber of Commerce. (Photo: Levantine Grill)

Levantine Grill owners recognized as Peterborough chamber announces business award finalists

Along with Imad Mahfouz and Hashem Yakan as Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year, Fox Law's Nicole Truman is Businesswoman of the Year.

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