Category Archives: Arts and Culture

Protecting Peterborough’s Heritage – Part 2

In Protecting Peterborough’s Heritage Part 2, let’s examine how property owners can proactively work with Peterborough’s Heritage Preservation Office (HPO) to help maintain the unique character of our city. Many older properties have a story to tell, and by listing your building on the Heritage Register you are taking an important first step in identifying … Continue reading Protecting Peterborough’s Heritage – Part 2

Protecting Peterborough’s Heritage

Protecting Peterborough’s heritage:  Part 1 With the recent discussion about heritage designations and preservation of heritage in the city of Peterborough, it is worth putting the issue in context to give everyone more information about this important topic. This is the first of a two-part feature on the subject.  In this Blog, we’ll focus on … Continue reading Protecting Peterborough’s Heritage

Community-Based Art: Are we ready to be “Open to Change”?

By Kim Zippel – In her recent blog post on this site, local artist Deb Reynolds lamented the lack of public art in the southend of Peterborough.  And there is no doubt that in comparison to other wards, we are lacking in iconic symbolism, like the airplane at the zoo, or expressions of local culture such … Continue reading Community-Based Art: Are we ready to be “Open to Change”?

Let’s Put Otonabee Ward on the Peterborough Map for Arts & Culture!

By Deb Reynolds – When Kim Zippel asked if I’d write a blog post about the arts in the South End of Peterborough, my immediate thought was: Isn’t that a contradiction in terms?  The South End and the arts?  As someone who is actively involved in the arts in Peterborough, I don’t associate Otonabee Ward with … Continue reading Let’s Put Otonabee Ward on the Peterborough Map for Arts & Culture!