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Electric City Magazine Podcast Episode 4: Helping Neighbours to Improve Their Neighbourhoods

Listen to the fourth episode of the Electric City Magazine Podcast! Who understands a neighbourhood better than the people who live there? NeighbourPLAN, a new initiative from GreenUP, is convening neighbours to generate ideas on how to improve the places they live. Will Pearson sits down with Brookdale area residents Carolyn Code, Carlotta James, and […]

What’s On in the Arts: August 2018

Here is your complete listings of arts and culture events happening in Peterborough in August 2018. For a complete list of music events, see our events calendar.   Visual Art // Theatre and Performance // Film // Literary Arts // Workshops   Visual Art Rod Mireau: Signs of Life // Ongoing to October 3 // […]

Our News is Making a Difference

On August 11, Electric City Magazine will be hosting our fourth monthly All Citizens Meeting. During our first gathering we invited candidates for municipal Council to act as keynote listeners. The 45 or so people who came were invited to connect with one another and to share what was important to them. We invited participants […]

From the Ground Up

At Electric City Magazine, we have an affection for grassroots movements, for, I think, understandable reasons. The magazine itself was something that was started by myself, Gabe Pollock, and my co-founder David Tough, on our own. We saw a need for it in the community, and we decided to do something about it. But of […]

What’s On in the Arts: July 2018

Here is your complete listings of arts and culture events happening in Peterborough in July 2018. For a complete list of music events, see our events calendar.   Visual Art // Theatre and Performance // Film // Literary Arts // Workshops   Visual Art Tsēmā Igharas: future generations // Ongoing to July 14 // Artspace […]

Electric City Magazine Podcast Episode 1: “Reimagining Democracy in Peterborough”

Listen to the first episode of the Electric City Magazine Podcast! During Electric City Magazine’s first All Citizens Meeting in May, Will Pearson connected with citizens who reflected on what matters to them most while pioneering a new way to do politics in Peterborough. https://electriccitymagazine.ptbopodcasters.ca/podcast-download/6/episode-1-reimagining-democracy-peterborough.mp3 Subscribe now. And come out to our second All Citizens Meeting, […]

What’s On in the Arts: June 2018

Here is your complete listings of arts and culture events happening in Peterborough in June 2018. For a complete list of music events, see our events calendar.   Visual Art // Theatre and Performance // Film // Workshops   Visual Art These things I have seen // Ongoing to June 24 // Art Gallery of […]

Toward a New Way of Covering Elections

Watching the coverage of the Ontario election has been a bit depressing. It’s not just the content of the news—all the sniping and ugly back-and-forths and bizarre drama of party politics—but it’s the coverage itself. Let me ask you: why is so much of the coverage centred around sniping, ugly back-and-forths, and bizarre drama of […]