Authors Articles by Paul Rellinger

Articles by Paul Rellinger

Paul Rellinger
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Paul Rellinger a.k.a Relly is an award-winning journalist and longtime former newspaper editor still searching for the perfect lead. When he's not putting pen to paper, Paul is on a sincere but woefully futile quest to own every postage stamp ever issued. A rabid reader of history, Paul claims to know who killed JFK but can't say out of fear for the safety of his oh so supportive wife Mary, his three wonderful kids and his three spirited grandchildren. Paul counts among his passions Peterborough's rich live music scene, the Toronto Maple Leafs, slopitch and retrieving golf balls from the woods. You can follow Paul on Twitter at @rellywrites.
Rhythm and blues ensemble The Rocket Revue will perform at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in downtown Peterborough on December 28, 2019. The 20th anniversary concert, dedicated to the late Buzz Thompson, will feature rhythm section Bobby Watson on gutiar, JP Hovercraft on bass, Rob Phillips on keyboards, and John Climenhage on drums, horn section Greg Weichel on trumpet, Jim Usher on tenor saxophone, Steve McCracken on tenor/baritone saxophone, and Rob Roy on trombone, and special guest performers Ryan Weber, Sam Weber, Marcus Browne, Jerome Godboo, Bridget Foley, and Jane Archer. (Photo: The Rocket Revue)

The Rocket Revue is back at Peterborough’s Market Hall on December 28 with a...

Horn-heavy rhythm and blues ensemble's 20th anniversary concert is dedicated to the late Buzz Thompson.
Proceeds from the 2019 Kawartha Rotary Christmas Auction, which runs online from November 18th to December 1st, will support the purchase of an outdoor musical instrument play area for children at the Riverview Park and Zoo in Peterborough. The outdoor instruments, invented by Grammy award-winning musician Richard Cooke, will be supplied by Colorado-based company Freenotes Harmony Park, which has installations around the world including at the Montreal International Jazz Festival. (Photo: Freenotes Harmony Park)

Kawartha Rotary Christmas Auction proceeds to build outdoor musical instrument play area at Peterborough...

Some 250 items up for grabs November 18 to December 1 as annual online fundraiser helps service club add to its legacy of giving back to the community.
Led by award-winning composer/arranger Aaron Jensen, Countermeasure features 13 of Canada's top vocal talents, performing innovative arrangements of pop favourites, classic jazz standards, and original songs. Incorporating innovative live looping, instrument imitation, and vocal percussion, Countermeasure has enthralled audiences worldwide with their dramatically choreographed shows and flawless harmonies. The group, which includes two Peterborough natives, performs at Showplace Performance Centre in downtown Peterborough on November 29, 2019. (Publicity photo)

Countermeasure performs a capella like you’ve never heard (or seen) before

Critically acclaimed 13-member vocal ensemble, with two members from Peterborough, comes to Showplace Performance Centre on November 29.
The first of four buildings Ashburnham Realty is proposing for a development in East City bordered by Hunter Street East, Rogers Street, Robinson Street, and Maria Street. The six-storey building fronting Hunter Street East east of the Rotary Greenway Trail will feature a restaurant on the ground floor, commercial tenants on the second floor, and apartments on the upper floors. It is the largest of the four buildings planned. (Rendering courtesy of Ashburnham Realty)

Ashburnham Realty shares development plans with East City residents

Planned four-building development will bring 90-plus units and commercial tenants to mostly vacant land south of Hunter Street near Rotary Greenway Trail.
East City Condos is a new luxury condominium development from TVM Group in the heart of East City in Peterborough. The nine-storey building at the southwest corner of Hunter Street East and Armour Road will feature one, two, and three bedroom suites ranging from the low $300,000s to more than $1 million. A showroom grand opening takes place on Saturday, October 26th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 447 George Street North in downtown Peterborough. (Rendering courtesy of TVM Group)

Landmark luxury East City Condos development to be celebrated at October 26 showroom grand...

TVM Group's newest addition to Peterborough's landscape to rise at southwest corner of Hunter Street East and Armour Road.
With members selected from the best tribute bands in Canada, The Traveling Milburys faithfully recreates the look and sound of supergroup The Traveling Wilburys, including members Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, George Harrison, and Bob Dylan. The tribute band performs at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in downtown Peterborough on November 29, 2019. (Photo: The Traveling Milburys)

The Traveling Milburys celebrates one of popular music’s most iconic sounds

Spot-on tribute to The Traveling Wilburys performs November 29 at Market Hall in Peterborough.
Mike Taveroff with his wife Cheryl in front of their original Moondance store at 249 George Street in downtown Peterborough in 1975. One of the reasons Mike decided to close the store in 2018 and retire was the death of Cheryl from cancer the previous year. Shortly after retiring, Mike was himself diagnosed with cancer and, after initial treatment made him ill, he decided to halt future treatments in favour of palliative care. His two daughters Jesse and Leigh and his close friend and former long-time Moondance employee Sue Logan were with him when Mike passed away in hospice on October 13, 2019. (Photo courtesy of the Taveroff family)

Mike Taveroff’s passion and knowledge was music to the ears of thousands

Owner of iconic Moondance remembered as a man who 'walked to the beat of his own drum' and unselfishly took others along for the ride.
Canadian-born folk-rock singer and songwriter Steve Poltz brings his quirky personality and large catalog of original songs to Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in downtown Peterborough on October 19, 2019. (Photo: Laura Partain)

Steve Poltz promises you will ‘smile and have fun’ when he performs at Market...

Nashville-based folk-rock singer-songwriter combines his off-the-wall stage persona with creative original songs.
Mentalist and magician Spidey will mess with your mind (but in a good way) at his show "Make Believe - Magic of your Mind" at Showplace Performance Centre in downtown Peterborough on October 18, 2019. (Publicity photo)

Spidey explores the magic of your mind at Showplace on October 18

Acclaimed mentalist and magician brings his 'Make Believe - Magic Of Your Mind' show to the downtown Peterborough performance venue.
Séan McCann, former founding member of Great Big Sea, will be performing a solo concert at the Market Hall in Peterborough on September 29, 2019. As well as being a singer-songwriter (and soon to be a published author along with his wife), McCann is a mental health and addiction recovery advocate. (Supplied photo)

Singer-songwriter Séan McCann to share his inspiring journey September 29 at Market Hall

Great Big Sea co-founder and recovering alcoholic bringing his Face To Face tour to the downtown performance venue.

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