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Articles by Bruce Head

Bruce Head
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Bruce Head is kawarthaNOW.com'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.
"Before We Arrive: The Story of The Weber Brothers" is a documentary by local filmmakers Rob Viscardis and Jeremy Blair Kelly. The filmmakers, who expect to release the documentary this fall, are launching a crowdfunding campaign for post-production work on the film (still courtesy of Rob Viscardis and Jeremy Kelly)

Immortalizing the epic musical story of The Weber Brothers

Local filmmakers launch crowdfunding campaign to bring documentary about Peterborough band to fruition.
On April 16, The Venue in Peterborough will host an event celebrating the life of the highly respected and accomplished actor, comedian, writer, and director Paul O'Sullivan, who died tragically in a car accident in 2012

Celebrating the life of Paul O’Sullivan

"Paul's Ball 3: Ball in the Family" at The Venue in Peterborough on April 16 will raise funds for Hospice Peterborough.
The Stax/Volt Revue will celebrate the music of the Memphis record label that launched the careers of legendary soul musicians like Otis Redding (photo: Stax Museum)

Peterborough concert celebrates Memphis soul and R&B

Stax/Volt Revue takes the stage at Nexicom Studio at Showplace on April 2nd.
Jeannine Taylor, one of "The Friends of Al Black" who organized the event, embraces him at the end of the seven-hour concert. Proceeds from the event will go into a trust fund for Al's granddaughter Lydia, to support family costs while Lydia receives treatment in Toronto for a blood disease rarely found in children. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Peterborough shows its love for Lydia

Sunday's benefit concert for ill grandaughter of local musician Al Black was a resounding success.
The Province of Ontario has increased the cost to renew your vehicle licence three times since 2012. Another increase is scheduled for September 2015, bringing the annual cost to $108.

The cost of owning a vehicle in Ontario continues to rise

Be prepared to spend more when renewing your vehicle licence this year.
We aren't likely to see flowers anytime soon, but spring does officially arrive on Friday, March 20th at 6:45 p.m.

Goodbye and good riddance to Old Man Winter

Celebrate the first day of spring by watching a total solar eclipse.

Baited kill-traps allowed by law on Ontario’s public trails

Over 45000 signatures on petition started by local woman whose dog died in baited trap.
The 24 Hour Music Project concert takes place at the Red Dog in Peterborough on Saturday, March 21 (poster: Atomic Film Shop)

Peterborough’s 24 Hour Music Project returns for its 5th year

Innovative musical collaboration of local songwriters and musicians culminates in March 21 concert at the Red Dog.
A concept drawing from 2014 of the Canadian Canoe Museum at its new location at the Peterborough Lift Lock. The museum has now launched a competition for architects to develop actual design concepts for the new museum. (Drawing: Neil Broadfoot)

Canadian Canoe Museum launches international design competition

Museum has ambitious plans for new location at Peterborough Lift Lock.
The Citadelle of Quebec is a National Historic Site of Canada and also forms part of the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site of Canada, one of the locations to be visited by the grand prize winners of My Parks Pass' "Canada's Coolest Trip" (photo: Wikipedia)

Help Immaculate Conception’s grade 8 class win a trip to Quebec

Students enter national contest with video about the Peterborough Lift Lock.

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