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ZimArt's 2014 artist-in-residence Vengai Chiwawa poses with his "Romeo and Juliet". A remarkably similar story to the Shakespeare play is told in Zimbabwe. (Photo: Paul Hodgkinson)

Art in the Street - September 2014by Michael Fazackerley

Featuring Vengai Chiwawa, Gary Blundell, and Jane Eccles and Frances Ferdinands

Local writer and historian Patrick Conway (photo: Sam Tweedle)

Peterborianaby Sam Tweedle

Local historian Patrick Conway is telling the stories of Peterborough's history -- one year per week

Interference (book jacket: ECW Press)

Interferenceby Michelle Berry

An excerpt from the latest novel by Peterborough writer Michelle Berry.

Newfoundland roots-rockers Sherman Downey and the Ambiguous Case play the Red Dog on September 3 (publicity photo)

musicNOW - September 2014by Josh Fewings

Featuring Sherman Downey & the Ambiguous Case, Pearly Jenkins, Brock Zeman, The Echo Hunters, BA Johnston, Monomyth, and more.

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For opened in theatres on August 22, 2014

Monochromatic Monotony - A review of Sin City: A Dame To Kill Forby Elliott Burton

Inventive visuals and strong performances by female leads offset the gratuitous violence.

Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Rocket Raccoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel), and Drax (Dave Bautista) in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Comic Brutality - A review of Guardians of the Galaxyby Elliott Burton

At times exhilarating but kid-unfriendly space opera mixes comedy and violence.

Robert Winslow at Winslow Farm, home of nationally renowned 4th Line Theatre (photo: Sam Tweedle)

kawarthaICON - Robert Winslowby Sam Tweedle

Millbrook playwright and founder of 4th Line Theatre continues to explore the edges of Canadian history.

Jonathan Bennett (photo: Rebekah Littlejohn Photography)

The Colonial Hotelby Jonathan Bennett

An excerpt from the latest novel by award-winning Keene author Jonathan Bennett.

Gordon Gibb (photo: Jessica Melnik)

Google This ...by Gordon Gibb

An excerpt from "Gibberish", the new book by Peterborough broadcaster and author Gordon Gibb.

Saigon Shrimp Cakes

kawarthaCHOW - Saigon Shrimp Cakesby Elaine McCarthy

Chef John MacKinnon takes you on a culinary tour of the world at the PC Cooking School on June 17.

Melissa Payne (photo: Bryan Reid)

kawarthaICON - Melissa Payneby Josh Fewings

Up-and-coming local singer-songwriter releasing her new album

Rick Fines (photo: Ernie Basciano)

kawarthaICON - Rick Finesby Josh Fewings

Rick Fines brings it all home again to Showplace Peterborough on February 22

Feature Stories
The 2014/15 board of directors of Women's Business Network (WBN) of Peterborough poses at the Water St. railway bridge (photo: WBN)

It was my first time at Women's Business Network and I was a bundle of nervesby Jeanne Pengelly

Peterborough's business networking group for women kicked off its 2014/15 season on September 3.

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As of September 9, five people have declared their candidacy for the job of Peterborough's mayor. Pictured are incumbent Darryl Bennett, community organizer Maryam Monsef, and former city councillor Patti Peeters; Not pictured are transit advocate Tom Young and George "Terry" Leblanc. (Photos from candidate websites and Facebook).

It's not only about The Parkwayby Pat Trudeau

Where do Peterborough's mayoral candidates stand on issues of economic development, crime, and the cost of living?

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After emerging from their chrysalis, monarch butterflies need time to rest and allow for their wings to strengthen and dry. Three or four hours later, they'll be flying in search of nectar-rich flowers. (Photo: Peterborough GreenUP).

Creating a milkweed corridor for monarchsby Matt Higgs

Planting milkweed in your backyard can help prevent the decline of the iconic butterfly.

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Local writer and historian Patrick Conway (photo: Sam Tweedle)

Peterborianaby Sam Tweedle

Local historian Patrick Conway is telling the stories of Peterborough's history -- one year per week

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Trent University's Symon Campus on the banks of the Otonabee River in Peterborough

50 years of Trent Universityby Jeannine Taylor

Canada's unique university looks to the future as it celebrates its past.

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Art School of Peterborough Executive Director Jenni Johnston participating in the Art-A-Thon, one of the school's annual fundraising events

Creating art creates community at the Art School of Peterboroughby Jennifer Pinarski

Executive Director Jenni Johnston nurtures the city's diverse arts community.

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Community News & Profiles
It's clear that water is one of our most important natural resources and we must do whatever we can to preserve, conserve and protect it.  Making a few simple changes in the way we consume water will not only help our environment, but also save us money at the same time. (Photo: Peterborough GreenUP)

Save money by living water smartby Matt Higgs

Tips for reducing water consumption both indoors and outdoors.

The $36.6 million 87000-square-foot Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre at Fleming College's Sutherland Campus on Brealey Drive in Peterborough opened in September 2014. Nic Cunningham feels that by focussing on skilled trades, Peterborough can produce a pool of skilled people that will attract organizations and companies that pay good wages. (Photo courtesy of Fleming College).

How to revitalize Peterborough's downtown coreby Nic Cunningham

It's all about the living wage.

The 2014/15 board of directors of Women's Business Network (WBN) of Peterborough poses at the Water St. railway bridge (photo: WBN)

It was my first time at Women's Business Network and I was a bundle of nervesby Jeanne Pengelly

Peterborough's business networking group for women kicked off its 2014/15 season on September 3.

As of September 9, five people have declared their candidacy for the job of Peterborough's mayor. Pictured are incumbent Darryl Bennett, community organizer Maryam Monsef, and former city councillor Patti Peeters; Not pictured are transit advocate Tom Young and George "Terry" Leblanc. (Photos from candidate websites and Facebook).

It's not only about The Parkwayby Pat Trudeau

Where do Peterborough's mayoral candidates stand on issues of economic development, crime, and the cost of living?

Composting pet waste is an easy way to help keep harmful bacteria from entering our lakes and rivers, keeping water cleaner for both wildlife and humans

Composting pet waste for a cleaner environmentby Matt Higgs

How to keep your dog's business out of landfills and water systems.

"Live Out Loud" was previously known as the AIDS Walk For Life, pictured here from 2012; the walk has been an integral part of the community-based HIV/AIDS response for nearly 30 years (photo courtesy of PARN)

Take to the streets on September 14 to fight HIV/AIDSby Dylan Demarsh

Annual fundraising walk supports efforts of PARN - Your Community AIDS Resource Network.

After emerging from their chrysalis, monarch butterflies need time to rest and allow for their wings to strengthen and dry. Three or four hours later, they'll be flying in search of nectar-rich flowers. (Photo: Peterborough GreenUP).

Creating a milkweed corridor for monarchsby Matt Higgs

Planting milkweed in your backyard can help prevent the decline of the iconic butterfly.

By taking measures like adding insulation or sealing around windows, you can lower utility bills substantially. Enbridge's Winterproofing Program offers such improvements for free to eligible customers. (Photo: Peterborough GreenUp)

Gas customers can save money and stay warmer with free program by Matt Higgs

Prepare for winter now by weatherproofing your home.

Wheelie, the Student Car Share mascot, was in Peterborough this time last year to celebrate the launch of the the second Student Car Share vehicle in the city. From left: Peterborough MPP Jeff Leal, Student Car Share CEO Michael Lende, Susan Sauve from the City of Peterborough, and GreenUp's Brianna Salmon. (Photo: Peterborough GreenUP).

Peterborough getting behind the car share wheel by Matt Higgs

Car sharing offers a convenient, affordable, and environmentally friendly transit option.

Chambers of Commerce organize regular networking events for members, like the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce's quarterly pub night. These types of events are perfect opportunities for you to develop strategic alliances with other relevant businesses.  (Photo: Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce).

Use your local Chamber of Commerce to form strategic alliancesby Nic Cunningham

Tips on providing and obtaining business referrals through networking.

Removing paved surfaces and replacing them with green space, as was done at the Brock Mission, can help reduce storm water runoff and keep our lakes and rivers cleaner for future generations (photo: Peterborough GreenUP)

Steps you can take to reduce storm water runoffby Matt Higgs

Protecting the health of our rivers and lakes starts at home.

Trent University's Symon Campus on the banks of the Otonabee River in Peterborough

50 years of Trent Universityby Jeannine Taylor

Canada's unique university looks to the future as it celebrates its past.

Bee-friendly flowers like liatris and purple cone flower (echinacea) are just two of many species that can be added to your backyard to help pollinators (photo: ForestWander Nature Photography)

Is your garden killing bees?by Matt Higgs

Study finds over half of home garden plants sold in garden centres contain pesticide harmful to bees.

The Landing 27 Bistro at the Peterborough Airport, an appropriate location for a professional lunch or dinner meeting (photo: Jesse Goodrice, goodricephoto.ca)

Where should we meet?by Nic Cunningham

Whether you choose to have business meeting at a coffee shop, restaurant, or bar should depend on your client.

Concept drawing of the proposed relocation of the Canadian Canoe Museum to Parks Canada property at the Peterborough Lift (drawing: Neil Broadfoot)

Proposed location for Canoe Museum thrills some, shocks othersby Jeanne Pengelly

DBIA reluctantly accepts decision that ignores city's official plan for downtown Peterborough.

What's On Now - Events in The Kawarthas
Pubs & Clubs
One of our most popular columns! Find out who's playing where this weekend, from Bobcaygeon to Burleigh to Peterborough.
Publisher's Picks
Major, interesting and unusual events that our editors have deemed to be worthy of our endorsement and promotion across The Kawarthas.
Art, Performance & Culture
Gallery openings, exhibitions, theatre, performance art, dance and more! Celebrate local talent and the venues that attract great talent.
Business Events
From networking meetings to conferences to Chambers of Commerce, we are the only online source for business events anywhere in the Kawarthas.
Concerts & Live Music
Concerts: indoor, outdoor, series, folk, blues, jazz, classical and rock kawarthaNOW.com has them all listed! Promote your concert event here for free!
Cinemas & Drive-Ins
Movie listings from cinemas and drive-ins across the Kawarthas. We're the only local site to compile this information in one place for your convenience.
Showplace Performance Centre
Concerts, plays, performances, and community events coming to the main stage and to The Nexicom Lounge at Peterborough's downtown centre for the performing arts.
Films & Repertory Cinemas
Film festivals, theatres, and organizations screening classic, independent, and foreign language films (and some first-run movies too).
Community Events
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Children's Events
Events designed just for Kawartha kids. Great things to do indoors and out! Be sure to watch this column during school holidays for special events.
Youth Events
These events are designed for the tweens and teenagers - kids or "youth" that are about age 12 and up! Events listed are throughout The Kawarthas.
Seniors' Events
Rewire your thinking about aging with our events for seniors. Many events are happening throughout the entire area - check out our column for all of them!
Outdoor Events
The Kawarthas are a year round playground for outdoor enthusiasts. Our outdoors column is your first stop for weekend and outdoor planning.
Fundraising Events
From men wearing red shoes to pink paddles, we promote worthy fundraising events in the Kawarthas. Help the community and join in! Post your event for free.
Sports & Recreation
Individual and team sports competitions, games, and fitness and recreational activities throughout the Kawarthas.
The Business Beat
By Stu Harrison.
One of our most visited columns, and we also have archives dating back to 2004!
Business Beat Archives
We"ve got them all dating back to 2004! The Business Beat archives by Stu Harrison.
Venues Listing
We have 1363 venues, businesses and organizations listed on our website. Each listing includes an address, contact information, map, and a link to events at the venue.
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Seasonal Events in The Kawarthas
2014 Municipal Election
Municipal elections in Ontario take place on Monday, October 27, 2014. See our list of political events, including debates and other election-related activities, throughout the Kawarthas.
Pride Week
2014 marks the 12th year of Peterborough Pride and you are invited to join in the celebrations from September 12st to 20th.
Fall Fairs & Festivals
Celebrate harvest time in the Kawarthas by visiting a fall fair or festival.
MUSE International Film Series
Presented by the Peterborough Museum and Archives and the Toronto International Film Festival Group, MUSE has been bringing Canadian and international films to Peterborough since 1998.
Westben: Concerts at the Barn
Westben's magnificent 400-seat timber-frame barn hosts an incredible array of renowned Canadian and international artists every summer.
Trent University 50th Anniversary
Peterborough's Trent University marks its 50th anniversary in 2014-15 with events and celebrations both on and off campus starting in August 2014.
Autumn Studio Tours
It's the season for country drives and colour tours! Add meeting local artists and you've got one of the many Studio Tours in The Kawarthas & beyond. A feast for the eyes!
Berry Farms & Events
Summer is berry season! Whether you prefer to pick your own berries or get them pre-picked at the farm gate or your local farmers' market, you'll find our listing of Kawartha-area farms and events "berry" helpful.
Maple Syrup Events & Festivals
In early spring, nights are cold and the days get warm. Those are two of the key ingredients for Maple Syrup season! The sap is running early this year, so farms are open and events are now on.
Lang Pioneer Village
Established in 1967 to celebrate and preserve the rural history of the area, Lang Pioneer Village features over 20 restored and furnished buildings built between 1820 and 1899 and a working Grist Mill built in 1846.
Environment, Ecology & Gardening
Events related to the environment and ecology, as well as workshops of interest to gardeners.
Regional Farmers' Markets
From Spring to mid Fall the Kawarthas are rich with bounty and outdoor markets. Check out our guide and send us your favourites.
Trails Guide
One of the best things about The Kawarthas is that there is always a trail nearby! Check out our guide to regional trails!
Provincial Parks Guide
We're always within driving distance to a Provincial Park. Here is our guide to local day and overnight parks.
Riverview Park & Zoo
The Zoo is always a popular spot! Check out our summary of their current events.
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