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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.
Along with the many local artists who are performing at the Peterborough LIVE Music Festival, Canadian hip hop artist Peter Jackson will be performing the 12-hour Reunion Show and Dance Party at The Venue in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, May 13. (publicity photo)

Hip hop artist Peter Jackson to headline May 13 event at Peterborough LIVE Music...

Fourth annual festival features more than 100 acts at 25 venues from May 10 to 13.
Folk Under The Clock presents singer-songwriter and guitarist Bruce Cockburn at the Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough on September 25, 2017. Hamilton's Terra Lightfoot will be opening. (Photo: Denna Bendall)

Bruce Cockburn returns to Showplace in Peterborough for fall 2017 concert

Canadian musical icon touring with Terra Lightfoot in support of his new record to be released in September
There are more than 50 exhibits in this year's SPARK Photo Festival taking place during April in the Kawarthas. Pictured is a photo from Gary Mulcahery's exhibit "Farmer: Portraits of Family Farms in Northumberland County" which will be on display at the Arts and Heritage Centre of Warkworth (photo courtesy of SPARK Photo Festival)

Annual SPARK Photo Festival returns in April

Celebration of local photography takes place at venues across Peterborough and the Kawarthas.
South Pond Farms, property owners Ralph McKim and Jean Garsonnin, and Kawartha Land Trust are presenting a not-for-profit series of eight guided nature walks in the Fleetwood Valley on the edge of the Oak Ridges Moraine. The walks, talking place from April to October, will be guided by local naturalists and include a "farm-to-table" meal provided by South Pond Farms.

Get back to nature with “Seasons on the Moraine” at South Pond Farms

Series of eight guided walks led by local naturalists takes place from April to October.
The world's best-known fictional Chief Science Officer. The Government of Ontario is hiring its first Chief Science Officer and is seeking public feedback by March 27. (Photo: Paramount Pictures Corporation, CBS Studios Inc.)

Help Ontario hire its first Chief Science Officer

Government seeking public feedback on advisory position on science and research.
The popular Legendary Icons Series returns to the Nexicom Studio in June with "Carol Burnett: This Time Together", which tells the story of Carol Burnett through story and songs performed by local musicians

What’s coming up at Showplace Performance Centre this spring

Featuring a selection of concerts for every musical taste.
Fast-food chain Subway claims the results of the CBC Marketplace DNA testing, contracted to Trent University's Wildlife Forensic DNA Laboratory, are wrong (photo: Subway / Facebook)

Trent University issues statement defending Wildlife Forensic DNA lab after criticism

Subway fast-food chain and some food scientists reject results showing 50% soy DNA in chicken samples.
Peterborough's legendary acoustic blues trio Jackson Delta (Rick Fines, Alan Black, and Gary Peeples) are reuniting once again for a one-night only performance at the Market Hall on April 15 (photo: Jackson Delta)

What’s coming up at Peterborough’s Market Hall this spring

Featuring pop opera, mentalism magic, classic American and British rock, and a double shot of blues.
Peterborough Symphony Orchestra Music Director and Conductor Michael Newnham sits beside Mayor Daryl Bennett as he signs the proclamation of Symphony Week in Peterborough, with staff and supporters of the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra in the background (photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

Mayor Daryl Bennett proclaims Symphony Week in Peterborough

50th anniversary of Peterborough Symphony Orchestra culminates with gala concert on February 4th at Showplace.
MP Maryam Monsef, County Warden Joe Taylor, Mayor Daryl Bennett, and MPP Jeaf Leal listen to a question from moderator Sandra Dueck at the "Power Hour" event hosted by the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce on January 25, 2017. (photo: Jeannine Taylor / kawarthaNOW)

Peterborough politicians answer questions on trade, hydro, 407, downtown growth, and VIA Rail

Elected officials take to the stage for the Peterborough Chamber's Power Hour.

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