May 5, 2021 thewire 0

PETERBOROUGH’S FIRST-EVER POET LAUREATE PROGRAM IS NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS EC3 is delighted to announce the launch of the pilot Peterborough Poet Laureate Program, presented in collaboration with the City of Peterborough.  The Peterborough Poet Laureate is an honourary position established to enhance our civic identity and to recognize the excellence […]

PTBOLive Concert Series

April 16, 2021 thewire 0

The PTBOLive Concert Series lets you enjoy live concerts and live events from the safety of your vehicle, drive-in style. Tickets will be priced per vehicle, and each vehicle can hold as many people as seatbelts are available. We have three areas available for purchase: front row, which guarantees you […]

Opening up a business during a lockdown? Why not try opening two!

April 16, 2021 thewire 0

That’s exactly what Robert Brunsch, General Manager of Sparq retail is doing! At the end of December 2020, Sparq retail opened up to the Peterborough community as a safe, all-inclusive dispensary that strives to provide friendly and professional service that is based on education about cannabis. They started off offering […]

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Don’t miss out on 4th Line Theatre upcoming virtual events

April 6, 2021 thewire 0

Christmas  Reminiscence Please join 4th Line online and bring your best Christmas stories, memories, personal experiences, recollections and photographs. They are especially looking for stories involving secrets and/or surprises.This virtual reminiscence will take place on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. via the Zoom Platform.

EC3 Bulletin: Arts Sector Updates

March 15, 2021 thewire 0

As we mark the one-year anniversary of this pandemic, and we do so with Peterborough in the ‘Red-CONTROL’ level, we want to say congratulations on everything you have done to keep going, creating work when you can and getting it to your audiences.  The creativity, innovation and collaboration of the arts […]

Kenny DesChamp Rewind


March 9, 2021 thewire 0

If ever there was a time for a song and video such as Rewind, it is now. DesChamp, a graduate of the Faculty of Music at Queen’s University at Kingston with majors in voice and composition, and Rawson, a songwriter who made his mark in Nashville writing for singers such […]

Canadian music legends The Tragically Hip to receive 2021 Humanitarian Award Presented by Music Canada at The 50th Annual JUNO Awards on CBC

February 24, 2021 thewire 0

TORONTO – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that 15-time JUNO Award-winning band and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees, The Tragically Hip, will receive the 2021 Humanitarian Award Presented by Music Canada during The 50th annual JUNO Awards on CBC. The Tragically Hip’s timeless […]

Community Foundation grants help sustain local charities during pandemic

December 10, 2020 thewire 0

The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough is announcing $135,970 in Vital Community grants to help sustain local charities during the pandemic. When the pandemic struck last March, charities across the City and County of Peterborough responded with compassion and imagination. While some had to close their doors to the public, […]


December 7, 2020 thewire 0

PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO – Peterborough Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is pleased to announce their premiere online concert broadcast on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. to be viewed from the comfort of your home.  Tis the season! Enjoy a fun and uplifting online holiday concert broadcast featuring the PSO Brass Quintet: Paul Otway and Doug Sutherland, Trumpets; Jane […]