Introducing “The Big Spend”

July 22, 2020 thewire 0

The Canadian economy has been hit hard by COVID-19. Small, local businesses have been especially impacted, and now face the difficult task of recovery. Local small businesses provide nearly 70% of all private-sector jobs in Canada. On July 25, we are encouraging Canadians to be part of helping to revive […]

4th Line Theatre postpones Summer Season

June 9, 2020 thewire 0

An Update from ManagingArtistic Director Kim Blackwell Dear Friends, I wanted to let you that for the first time in 4th Line Theatre’s 29 season history, the Board of Directors has made the decision to postpone a summer season. They made this difficult decision at a special Board meeting held […]

Peterborough Musicfest Season 34 Postponed

May 12, 2020 thewire 0

After much deliberation, and in consultation with public health officials, and local authorities, Musicfest staff announce, with very heavy hearts, that Peterborough Musicfest (PMF) will not proceed in 2020. “To postpone an entire season – a first in our thirty-three year history – is disheartening to say the least,” says […]

Public Energy Performing Arts presents THE REWIND ROOM

May 5, 2020 thewire 0

Weekly livestream showcase of performance highlights, featuring Peterborough-area dance, theatre and circus artists, from Public Energy’s archives. Every screening is followed by a live talkback session for viewers,hosted by Public Energy staff. Rewind Room artists coming up in May are– Nimkii Osawamick & Bryden Gwiss Kiwenzie, Thurs May 7 at […]

Trent University Provides $675,000 in Emergency Funding for Students

May 4, 2020 thewire 0

More than 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students receive financial support during COVID-19 pandemic Monday, May 4, 2020, Peterborough As part of its ongoing response to support students, Trent University has provided $675,000 in emergency funding to more than 1,200 students – including domestic, international, undergraduate, and graduate students – who […]

Boots and Hearts has been cancelled for 2020

May 1, 2020 thewire 0

For Immediate Release The health and well-being of our fans, artists, staff, partners and the community is always our highest priority. The impact of COVID-19 remains a risk for all large-scale events in 2020. Despite our eagerness to continue with this season, it is with great sadness that we announce […]