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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.
Public Energy Performing Arts is presenting the choreographed concert "Vástádus eana (The Answer Is Land)" by Sámi artist Elle Sofe Sara at 2 p.m. on March 3, 2024 at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in downtown Peterborough. Featuring dance and music, the performance is described as a powerful exploration and reclamation of Sámi cultural identity and kinship between people and nature. (Photo: Knut Aaserud)

Choreographed concert reclaims the cultural identity of Norway’s Indigenous people

Public Energy presents 'Vástádus eana (The Answer Is Land)' by Sámi artist Elle Sofe Sara at the Market Hall in Peterborough on March 3.
Originally implemented during the pandemic, the City of Peterborough's patio program allows downtown busineeses to apply to expand their patio space on city-owned property including sidewalks and parking spaces. Along with submitting a $300 patio licence fee, businesses must provide proof of at least $2 million in general liability insurance coverage. (Photo: City of Peterborough)

Peterborough city council votes against hiking insurance requirement for businesses in city’s patio program

DBIA expressed concerns to council after city staff recommended increasing minimum liability coverage from $2 million to $5 million.
The new Canadian Canoe Museum under construction at 2077 Ashburnham Drive in Peterborough is clad in Corten steel siding. Also known as weathering steel, the siding is designed to rust with exposure to weather and will eventually form a stable surface with a rust-like patina finish. This finish guards against future corrosion and prevents the need to paint the steel in the future. (Photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

Rusting on exterior of Peterborough’s new Canadian Canoe Museum is by design

Known as Corten or weathering steel, the steel siding will develop a deep red rustic patina finish with exposure to weather.
Dance theatre artist Dreda Blow and actor and puppeteer Brad Brackenridge will present "Looking for Lear" at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in downtown Peterborough on February 27 and 28, 2024 as part of New Stages Theatre's Brand New Stages Festival. The family-friendly show about the work of the 19th-century English poet Edward Lear will feature music, tap dancing, ballet, poetry, storytelling, and puppets. (Photo: Bruno Merz)

New Stages Theatre’s Brand New Stages Festival showcases new and emerging theatre shows and...

Running from February 27 to March 3 in Peterborough, festival includes 'Looking for Lear' by Dreda Blow and Brad Brackenridge and 'Life Without' by Steve Ross.
Peterborough actor Christian Rose has a credited role in Molly McGlynn's critically acclaimed film "Fitting In," which will be released in theatres on February 2, 2024. Rose plays the character of Greg, one of the friends of the lead character Lindy (Maddie Ziegler), a 16-year-old girl whose sexual identity is thrown into turmoil after she is diagnosed with MRKH syndrome. (Photo: Bryan Reid)

Peterborough actor Christian Rose in upcoming critically acclaimed Canadian film ‘Fitting In’

Rose also has roles in the upcoming feature films 'Festival of the Living Dead' and 'Out of My Mind'.
Peterborough Symphony Orchestra music director and conductor Michael Newnham in 2019. During "Popcorn, Please!" at Showplace Performance Centre on February 3, 2024, Maestro Newnham will lead the orchestra as they perform music from popular films including Star Wars, E.T., Mission: Impossible, the James Bond and Lord of the Rings franchises, and more. (Photo: Huw Morgan)

Peterborough Symphony Orchestra presents the music of the movies at Showplace on February 3

'Popcorn, Please!' will see the orchestra perform scores from Star Wars, E.T., Mission: Impossible, the James Bond and Lord of the Rings films, and more.
Peterborough police chief Stuart Betts addresses the media in August 2023. (kawarthaNOW screenshot of Peterborough police video)

Peterborough police chief continues to defend decision to charge store clerk who assaulted would-be...

Stuart Betts says he has seen video footage of January 5 incident that resulted in suspect being airlifted to Toronto with head injuries.
Peterborough poet Jon Hedderwick performing his one-man play "Bubie's Tapes" as a work in progress during Fleshy Thud's Precarious3 Festival in 2021. With direction and dramaturgy by Kate Story, Hedderwick will bring the final work to the stage at The Theatre On King in downtown Peterborough from January 17 to 21, 2024. (Photo: Andy Carroll)

Peterborough poet Jon Hedderwick’s play explores antisemitism through his great-grandmother’s words

Public Energy presents 'Bubie's Tapes' for five performances at The Theatre On King from January 17 to 21.
Bill Lett Jr., principal of Peterborough-based Unity Design Studio, previously known as Lett Architects Inc. Along with the rebranding, the firm is also expanding with two new locations in Collingwood and Kitchener. (Photo and graphic: Unity Design Studio)

Peterborough’s Lett Architects rebrands as Unity Design Studio and expands

Originally founded in 1968, architectural firm is opening new locations in Collingwood and Kitchener.
Peter and Anna Bouzinelos, owners of The Pizza Factory at 1000 Lansdowne Street West in Peterborough, closed their iconic restaurant on January 29, 2023 after almost 43 years in business. Anna herself first began working at The Pizza Factory in 1981, the year after Peter opened it with his friend Tom Malakos. Anna and Peter married in 1992 and have raised four children, two of whom were working at the restaurant when it closed. (Photo courtesy of Peter Bouzinelos)

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