PTBOStrong invites you to tune into covAID

April 29, 2020 thewire 0

On Saturday May 16 at 7pm, PTBOStrong invites you to tune into covAID, an entertainment filled evening to enjoy with the family at home. 100% of funds raised during covAID will flow through the COVID-19 Community Response Fund – established by the Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough and United Way […]

A MESSAGE FROM EC3

April 29, 2020 thewire 0

The current pandemic may have shut down pretty much every venue and canceled or postponed more great events than we can count, but Peterborough artists and arts organizations are still hard at work.  They’re finding innovative ways of bringing art and entertainment into people’s homes, often inviting audiences to participate […]

AVRIL LAVIGNE RELEASES NEW SINGLE “WE ARE WARRIORS”

April 24, 2020 thewire 0

ANTHEMIC TRACK RE-TITLED & RE-RECORDED FROM STUDIO ALBUM HEAD ABOVE WATER IN LIGHT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC  NET PROCEEDS TO BE DONATED TO PROJECT HOPE’S RELIEF EFFORTS BENEFITTING WORKERS ON THE FRONT LINES TORONTO, ON (April 24, 2020) – In light of the current global COVID-19 health crisis, eight-time Grammy-nominated pop rock icon Avril Lavigne released […]

Media Release: SPARK Virtual Exhibits

April 23, 2020 thewire 0

For immediate release. Along with many other Peterborough-area community arts events, the month-long SPARK Photo Festival scheduled for April has been postponed. While we all stay at home, the 35+ photography exhibits are on hold until we are safe, and ready to enjoy the Festival our community looks forward to each year. For now, SPARK is continuing our celebration of […]

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MICRO SUBSISTENCE GRANTS FOR LOCAL PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS

April 17, 2020 thewire 0

PETERBOROUGH ARTS ALIVE COVID-19 Relief andRecovery Programs and Services MICRO SUBSISTENCE GRANTS FOR LOCAL PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS INTRODUCTION The Electric City Culture Council (EC3) has identified an urgent need to provide some immediate, emergency income support to individual professional artists who have lost arts-related revenue due to the COVID-19 epidemic. The […]

April 16, 2020 thewire 0

Ever since cinemas joined a worldwide lockdown to encourage physical distancing and stop the spread of COVID-19, we’ve seen the film industry take interesting detours with their theatrical releases. Studios have opted for VOD and digital outlets, charging a premium rental price to enjoy new releases from the comfort of […]

April 16, 2020 thewire 0

Last month, city councillors got a report on their annual salaries and expenses. Did ya’ notice that our mayoral bike enthusiast and sprawl opponent was the only councillor to have an annual car allowance? Yep, she gets an additional $5,122 to drive about in an evil auto, putting another crimp […]