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Feedback Shaping New Path, Vision for City Alley

Citizen feedback is paving the path towards a new look for a Peterborough alleyway. Community members gathered Jan. 29 to share their thoughts about the revitalization of a pathway from Hunter Street to Simcoe Street. The Downtown Vibrancy Project is gearing up for its third year and public input is instrumental in the design of […]

Area Theatre Troupe in New Video, Article

The reach of the arts extends beyond its own community. That’s the message being promoted by the Ontario Arts Council (OAC), which is using 4th Line Theatre as one source to tell that story. The theatre group in Millbrook is part of the OAC’s newly-launched video series. Called The Ripple Effect, the initiative explores how […]

‘This Project Celebrates and Empowers Women in this Community’

An upcoming portrait project aims to put into focus the resilience and strength of women who have experienced female gender-based violence. Heather Doughty, founder/creator and photographer of INSPIRE: The Women’s Portrait Project, invites female-identified survivors of gender-based violence to collaborate on a personal journey and photographic exploration of resilience and healing. Through this SPARK Photo […]

Peterborough Musicians Band Together Against Homelessness

Peterborough’s vibrant music community is uniting in harmony to combat homelessness. Fifteen acts will perform March 5 at Showplace Performance Centre, with all of the event’s proceeds going to United Way Peterborough & District agencies that support housing and shelter initiatives. The event, Peterborough Performs: Musicians Against Homelessness, features an impressive line-up and reflects an […]

Create a ‘SPARK’ in Local Photo Competition

Area amateur and professional photographers alike can bring their work into focus by entering an upcoming photo competition and exhibit. The 2020 SPARK Photo Festival opens April 1 and runs through to April 30. Registration for the Open Call Exhibits and the Juried Exhibit Photo Competition are now open. The registration deadline for Open Call […]

City Alley Core of Upcoming Revitalization Efforts

Casting a brighter light on an alley in the city’s core is the focus of an upcoming discussion and ultimately the projected outcome for the pathway from Hunter Street to Simcoe Street. Citizens can help pave the way for the future of the area by attending an upcoming event. The Downtown Vibrancy Project is gearing […]