On the Cover This Month

Michael Bell

January 4, 2020 0

It’s been said I’ve worn many hats over the years. Publisher, promoter, festival organizer, activist, I’ve even run for Parliament a couple of times. But did you know, as a teenager, I began fronting bands, including years with local cult success Strobic Axe? After highschool I traveled the country as […]

Concerts

FROM THE ARCHIVES

The Sheepdogs

Interview: Jimmy Bowskill of The Sheepdogs

March 1, 2018 0

The Sheepdogs are a Canadian rock and roll band from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Formed in 2006, they released their first CD in 2007. By 2011, they became the first unsigned band to ever make the cover of Rolling Stone and they haven’t looked back. The band’s 2010 release Learn & Burn […]

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Eye On City Hall

January 2020

January 14, 2020 0

Happy New Year, kids. Hey, I’m startin’ my second year on this column writin’ thing. I dunno if I’m any good at it, but it gets me out of that ice box of a room on Water Street and helps take my mind off the struggles of just bein’ an […]

Platter Chatter w/ Chris Collins

The Bros Landreth - '87

The Bros Landreth – ’87

December 1, 2019 0

It’s been five years since their excellent debut record “Let It Lie” was released. There have been a few covers EP’s and some solo records in this gap but this is the record I have been waiting for. Gorgeous harmonies and and rock solid musicianship are all over this album. […]

Mb Speaks

Mb Speaks January 2020

January 14, 2020 0

Welcome to 2020 and the year The Wire Megazine officially goes up for sale. Yep, you read me right. After 30 years of pushing paper and killing trees, I’m looking for a way out. I’ve had tire kickers over the years. I’ve had corporations try to buy me out but […]

The Model Citizen

Karen Patrana

Model Citizen: Karen Patrana

December 1, 2019 0

STRUTT Model and Talent Karen Patrana is a busy model, actor and dancer. Originally from Colombia, she grew up in Florida before ending up in the GTA at age 12. Karen has been very successful as a hair model, working for major brands like L’Oreal, Wella, Goldwell and Sassoon. She also […]

Off the Wire with Randy Wright

ring this year in

January 14, 2020 0

I got drunk. really drunk but it was ok cause it was new year eve. thats when everyone gets drunk so no body noticed me. willie who lives under the bridge said his days of getting really drunk are gone cause his livver cant take it no more. bob who […]

Horror Scopes

Mr Meaner

January 2020

January 14, 2020 0

Aries: This month, listen to the stories that pull you outside of yourself. Listen to the songs that make you weep. Listen to your neighbour’s dog howl all night. Listen to your kids making out downstairs. The listen to your heart when it says “move away.” Taurus: The challenge isn’t […]

Film

ReFrame Film Festival

January 14, 2020 0

The ReFrame Film Festival returns to Peterborough (January 23-26), offering movie goers a variety of important documentaries at various venues within the downtown core. The selected films range from popular picks that have received theatrical runs to special independent fare that may never be screened again on the silver screen. […]

Arts

January 14, 2020 0

As always there are lots of gallery offerings this month both big and small. The Art Gallery of Peterborough hosts 217. The exhibition includes a series of graphite drawings and 3D printed objects based on images sourced from an article outlining the initial investigations of section 217 in the 4th […]

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The Record Biz

ELTON JOHN WITH RAY COOPER, LIVE FROM MOSCOW, 1979

ELTON JOHN WITH RAY COOPER, LIVE FROM MOSCOW, 1979

November 21, 2019 0

18 NOVEMBER 2019 (TORONTO, ON) – 40 years after Elton John became the first major Western pop star to venture behind the Iron Curtain and play the USSR, his seminal performance with percussionist extraordinaire, Ray Cooper, entitled Live From Moscow is to be released on 2LP vinyl, plus 2CD and digital formats, out 24th January […]