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Welcome to Local Election Season

When we meet with new writers who are interested in writing about some social or political issue in town, we frequently have the same question: “Ok, but what are we going to do about it?” Electric City Magazine has frequently become a paper of dissent in town, naysaying local government decisions and bemoaning everything that’s […]

Letters: May 2018

Another Perspective Re: “Point/Counterpoint: Basic Income” Thank you for opening up a proper debate on Basic Income. As much discussion of BI tends to alternate between uncritical enthusiasm for it or outright opposition on account of it being a social program, it is refreshing to read a critical yet sympathetic debate. Both Elisha and David […]

What’s On in the Arts: May 2018

Here is your complete listings of arts and culture events happening in Peterborough in May 2018. For a complete list of music events, see our events calendar.   Visual Art // Theatre and Performance // Orchestra and Choir // Film // Literary Arts // Workshops   Visual Art SPARK Photography Show // Ongoing to May […]

Letters: March 2018

Deep Gratitude Re: “On Reconciliation” [letter edited for space] Deep thanks for your many great articles. Education and sharing information to inspire new choices and new actions for our collective humanity are needed for these times. We cannot change unless we can see what it is we need to see in order to change. Your […]

Writing About Music

{Editor/ial] We’re approaching the stage in Electric City Magazine’s development where it’s becoming a little-known fact that we started out as a local music blog. Electric City Live had been around almost four years when we launched the magazine at the start of 2016. Its live music listings were widely trusted and widely consulted, and […]

What’s On in the Arts: February 2018

Here is your complete listings of arts and culture events happening in Peterborough in February 2018. For a complete list of music events, see our events calendar. Visual Art // Theatre and Performance // Orchestra and Choir // Film // Literary Arts // Workshops   Visual Art Student Art Show // Ongoing to February 15 […]

The Four Themes

This month marks the beginning of Electric City Magazine’s work with the Resonance Centre for Social Evolution and Peterborough Dialogues. In case you missed our announcement last month (read our editorial, “A Turning Point”), Electric City Magazine has been purchased by the Resonance Centre. They are committed to keeping the magazine going and letting us […]

2018: It’s Gonna Be a Weird One

It’s a new year, and it feels like many among us are ready to shake off the dust of 2017 and start anew. 2017 was indeed a hard year, with rising global conflicts, increasingly extreme weather events showing the fruits of global climate change, and a seemingly never-ending stream of depressing news coming over our […]

Letters: January 2018

Yes There Is Re: “Is There Room for Music in Peterborough?” I started my career playing on the street, not only did it help my playing it also developed my show man ship. Granted this is not so good for full bands but it is great for your front man and as most everyone knows […]