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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 […]

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 […]