Authors Articles by Hannah Abrahamse

Articles by Hannah Abrahamse

Hannah Abrahamse
87 Articles
Hannah Abrahamse has completed an undergraduate degree in English and Cultural Studies at Trent University and is currently a Masters of Journalism student at Ryerson University. She is passionate about cinema, literature, and music both in and outside of work and intends to pursue a career in art and culture journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @AbrahamseHannah. (Photo by Derek Ursacki)
At The Lake Distributing owners Jason Pulchinski (front row, fourth from left) and Niki Pulchinski (front row, third from right) with their employees at their building at 1525 Chemong Road just outside Peterborough. As well as expanding their recreational water product wholesale distribution business thanks to a grant and support from Community Futures Peterborough, Jason and Niki have launched Shop The Lake, a patio furniture business also located in the building. (Photo courtesy of At The Lake Distributing)

Community Futures helped Peterborough’s At The Lake Distributing grow during the pandemic

Along with expanding their recreational water product wholesale distribution business, Niki and Jason Pulchinski have opened a patio furniture store.
Nancy Wiskel, owner of Dan Joyce Clothing in Peterborough, has opened DJ Casual Clothing at 126A Burleigh Street in Apsley. The women's clothing boutique offers stylish, casual cothing both for cottagers and residents of North Kawartha. (Photo: Heather Doughty)

DJC Casual Clothing in Apsley offers stylish, casual clothing for both cottagers and residents

Nancy Wiskel, owner of Dan Joyce Clothing in Peterborough, opens a second location catering to the 'stylish woman about town',

Mitigomin Native Plant Nursery is helping to restore Ontario’s endangered grassland ecosystems

Supporting the restoration work of Alderville First Nation's Black Oak Savanna, nursery also grows traditional Indigenous foods and medicines.
Trent University's Continuing Education program is offering a diverse range of affordable online classes this spring for adult learners who want to expand their minds by learning something completely new or building upon existing knowledge or skills. (Photo courtesy of Trent University)

Expand your mind online this spring with Trent University’s Continuing Education program

Affordable online courses and workshops from arts to technology to health and well-being with schedules that meet the needs of adult learners,
Recreate Space can help turn a cluttered or disorganized room into a functionally efficient space. Owner and operator Caitlin Smith's services include organizing kitchens, closets, basements, and garages, sorting, purging, packing, and unpacking during a more, or helping with life transitions including downsizing, parents moving, and estate sales. (Photo courtesy of Caitlin Smith)

‘Clear home, clear mind’: Peterborough’s ReCreate Space turns cluttered spaces into beautiful and efficient...

Owner and operator Caitlin Smith provides professional organizing services for individuals, families, and businesses.
Nogojiwanong-Peterborough artist John Marris (front right) participating in a pre-pandemic community art making program. Along with artist and psychotherapist Brian Nichols, Marris has been facilitating community art making for the past three years, including for people facing marginalization and alienation. (Photo courtesy of John Marris)

Artist John Marris explores community art making during his Trent Radio artist residency

March 6 radio program will reflect on collaborative art programs for street-involved youth, people with mental health challenges, and people living in poverty.
Originally a fine-metal sculptural artist, Nogojiwanong-Peterborough artist Gillian Turnham became interested in tessellating geometric designs and eventually on the complex geometric patterns of the Islamic tradition. She will be discussing the Islamic art tradition in a six-episode series to be broadcast on Trent Radio on February 6, 2022 as part her her "Your Radio is Their Stage" artist residency. (Photo courtesy of Gillian Turnham)

Artist Gillian Turnham explores Islamic geometric art during her Trent Radio artist residency

Turnham's six-episode series on Trent Radio February 6 will discuss the theory and cultural context of the Islamic artistic tradition.
The Peterborough Pop Ensemble is performing in person for the first time since the pandemic began with a Christmas concert on December 19, 2021 at Emmanuel United Church in Peterborough. "Christmas Is" is an hour-long concert featuring the ensemble singing selections of their favourite sacred and secular Christmas music, accompanied by a group of bell ringers called unBELLievable. (Photo courtesy of the Peterborough Pop Ensemble)

Peterborough Pop Ensemble returns Sunday with its first in-person performance since the pandemic began

Hour-long performance at Emmanuel United Church is the choral group's first Christmas concert since passing of beloved founder Barbara Monahan.
Instructor Jenn Stubbert (third from left) leads participants in a "Minds in Motion" class offered by the Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lake, Northumberland, and Haliburton. The program provides people living with early to mid-stage dementia and their care partners with gentle and easy-to-follow physical activities followed by fun social activities. The program runs online for one hour weekly and in person for two hours weekly. (Photo courtesy of the Alzheimer Society)

‘Minds in Motion’ offers fun physical and social activities for people living with dementia...

Community donations help fund the popular program offered by Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lake, Northumberland, and Haliburton.
JoEllen Brydon is the third of six Nogojiwanong-Peterborough artists who are each participating in a five-week residency in Trent Radio's innovative "Your Radio is Their Stage" project, where artists receive mentorship, equipment, training, and support to reimagine their art as a work for broadcast radio. (Photo: Karen Graham)

Artist JoEllen Brydon carries on her family tradition of storytelling during her Trent Radio...

Nogojiwanong-Peterborough artist creating large-scale mixed-media project dedicated to the work of her late mother, journalist Jean Armstrong Brydon,

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