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)
Jose Miguel Hernandez is the second 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 courtesy of Jose Miguel Hernandez)

Artist Jose Miguel Hernandez merges his immigration story and art into sound during his...

The Venezuelan native's audio work will be broadcast at the end of his 'Your Radio is Their Stage' residency on November 14.
A former court lawyer, Peterborough's Gavin Muir used the pandemic as an opportunity to make a career out of his love for performance. Through his home-based business Gavin Muir Voice, which includes a professional recording studio, Gavin records voice-over work for clients and provides audio production and consulting services. A musician and singer, Gavin also offers music lessons. (Photo: Vicky Paradisis-Gaudreau)

Former Peterborough lawyer shares the story of his pandemic career shift to voice-over artist

Gavin Muir also provides music and audio production in his professional home recording studio, consulting, music lessons, and more.

Collect stunning original art from artists in the Kawarthas region and beyond at ‘It’s...

Proceeds from the Art Gallery of Peterborough's auction running November 5 to 20 supports the participating artists and programming at the gallery.
Melanie McCall is the first 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. Normally a textile artist specializing in cloth collages, McCall will be layering sounds from nature and more to create a sound collage. (Photo courtesy of Trent Radio)

Nogojiwanong-Peterborough artist Melanie McCall transforms textile collages to sound during her artist residency with...

Trent Radio will broadcast Melanie McCall's 'sound collage' on October 17.
This fall, the Peterborough Children's Chorus is celebrating the return to in-person rehearsals, with auditions open for children and youth aged 12 to 18. The junior choir program is on hold until the organization feels it is safe and comfortable to have younger children singing in person together. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Children's Chorus)

Peterborough Children’s Chorus returns to in-person rehearsals for the first time during the pandemic

Children and youth aged 12 to 18 can still audition for the organization's choir this fall.
Owned by Leslie Menagh, Madderhouse Textile Studios in downtown Peterborough has adjusted to the pandemic by moving into garnet design and production, launching a 'breezy garb' line of clothing. (Photo courtesy of Madderhouse Textile Studios)

Peterborough’s Madderhouse Textile Studios moves into garment design and production during the pandemic

'Breezy garb', Madderhouse's first clothing line, was produced with the support of the Newcomer Sewing Crew.
Flossophy is a confectionery shop in Peterborough's East City featuring hand-spun candy floss, handmade chocolate, gourmet popcorn, candy collections, super sundaes, and more. Owner Danielle McIver (right) started her unique candy business during the pandemic with an online store and opened the shop in June 2020. (Photo courtesy of Flossophy)

Danielle McIver’s sweet ideas come to life at her ‘Flossophy’ candy store in Peterborough

Specializing in hand-spun cotton candy floss, the East City shop also offers gourmet popcorn, homemade chocolate, soft-serve ice cream, and more
Nish Tees owner James Hodgson designed the Amik (beaver) orange t-shirt for his company's annual Orange Shirt Day fundraiser, with proceeds going this year to the new Sage and Sunshine Indigenous school in Nogojiwanong-Peterborough. A customer recently thanked him for his efforts by sending him an orange bouquet. (Photo courtesy of Nish Tees)

Nish Tees’ Orange Shirt Day fundraiser to benefit Sage and Sunshine Indigenous school in...

A proud Indigenous entrepreneur, Nish Tees owner James Hodgson designed this year's Amik (beaver) t-shirt.
Ashley Lamothe, an Indigenous mompreneur, blogger, public speaker, and workshop guru, has started a second business for spotlighting Indigenous creativity and beauty. Creative ResiNation, the new sister business to Creative Kwe, offers handmade resin art and more. (Photo: Heather Doughty)

Nogojiwanong-Peterborough entrepreneur Ashley Lamothe’s new business spotlights Indigenous creativity

Owner of Creative Kwe creativity coaching launches 'Creative ResiNation' featuring her handmade resin art and more.
Shantelle Bisson (sitting) with staff at Shantilly's Place on Chandos Lake in North Kawartha Township, which raised thousands of dollars earlier this summer for the Indian Residential School Survivors Society. The best-selling parenting author and former actress and her husband, Murdoch Mysteries' actor Yannick Bisson, built a cottage on Chandos Lake in 2018 and subsequently purchased and renovated the then-closed West Bay Narrows Marina. The couple, who recently became first-time grandparents, now own a second cottage on Chandos Lake. (Photo courtesy of Shantelle Bisson)

Shantelle and Yannick Bisson have embraced life in the Kawarthas with two cottages and...

Parenting author and Murdoch Mysteries actor are also new grandparents and are building a family legacy in North Kawartha.

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