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New website coming soon!
Please click here to access a land acknowledgement for Peterborough/ Nogojiwanong approved by Chief Phyllis Williams of the Curve Lake First Nation.
Important updates from the Canadian Arts Coalition...HERE
Summer Job Opportunity
The Recipients of the Inaugural Peterborough Arts Awards have been announced!
EC3 AND PUBLIC ENERGY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SHOWPLACE PRESENT:
A PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
THE ART OF INCLUSION: PART 2
A training workshop offered by the British Arts Council.
ARTSVOTE ONTARIO 2018
Artspace and the Electric City Culture Council (EC3) invite you to attend an
ALL CANDIDATES DISCUSSION on the ARTS.
May 15 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Artspace, 378 Aylmer St. N., Peterborough
MORE INFO HERE
Wanda Nanibush to Speak at Inaugural Peterborough Arts Awards
Wanda Nanibush, Anishinaabe-kwe curator, image maker, writer, and community organizer, will speak at the Peterborough Arts Awards at the Mayor's Luncheon for the Arts. Nanibush is the inaugural curator of Indigenous Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario. For more information about the Peterborough Arts Awards and Wanda Nanibush click here.
EC3 ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT
OF NEW ARTISTIC PRODUCER FOR ARTSWEEK 2018
The Board of Directors of the Electric City Culture Council (EC3) is very pleased to announce that Hannah Keating has been appointed as Artistic Producer of Artsweek 2018. Artsweek is Peterborough’s biennial festival of the arts and takes place from September 21 - September 30 2018.
New Appointment in Arts, Culture and Heritage
Karen Rennie has been appointed Manager of Arts, Culture and Heritage Division for the City of Peterborough. More info HERE
Listen to the Electric City Culturecast on
Wednesday March 27th at 7:00 pm on Trent Radio 92.7 FM, as we continue our exploration of the Peterborough Theatre scene with Theatre Trent and Mysterious Entity. We also check in with the Kawartha Potters Guild! Online at http://ec3.ptbopodcasters.ca/
Heritage Preservation, Gentrification and The Arts - come discuss this important topic. With presentations by Erik Hanson, City of Peterborough, and Margie Zeidler, 401 Richmond - More info HERE
Appearance before the Standing
Committee on Canadian Heritage
Study on Cultural Hubs and Cultural Districts - read the report HERE
On the Federal Budget -
and how it concerns artists. Have a read...be in the know...HERE
Listen to the Electric City Culturecast on
Wednesday February 28th and Wednesday March 14th at 7:00 pm on Trent Radio 92.7 FM, as we continue our exploration of the Peterborough Theatre scene with an interview with Robert Winslow. Online at http://ec3.ptbopodcasters.ca/
Keep an eye on the City's official plan webpage. Link HERE
It's an update - Vision & Guiding Principles Survey results. Well worth a read.
Also, consider this: ReimaginePeterborough
Contribute to the City of Peterborough, Community Wellbeing Plan HERE
Do you want to see Indigenous performers from across Ontario in your community? We want to hear from you!
Date: Wednesday, February 21th
Time: 11am to 1pm
Location: Curve Lake First Nation Cultural Centre, 1024 Mississauga Street, Curve Lake. Hosted by Kerry Swanson (on behalf of IPAA) with Curve Lake First Nation Cultural Centre. Lunch will be provided
Hosted by Peterborough Independent Podcasters (PIP)
Listen to the Electric City Culturecast!
Wednesday February 14th
We interview Bea Quarrie of the Peterborough Theatre Guild and Paul Plant of the Saint James Players
2017 AGM and Cultural Incubator
Thanks to everyone who came to our 2017 AGM! For more information and photos of the event click here.
Wishing you great music, an unforgettable performance, art to inspire you, a book you can't put down, and lots of time to spend with those you love this winter season.
Thanks for supporting Peterborough's arts, culture and heritage community in 2017!
Happy Holidays from all of us at the Electric City Culture Council!
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Don’t miss the ELECTRIC CITY CULTURE COUNCIL 2017 AGM!
held this year at Lett Architects Inc. 138 Simcoe St, Peterborough
Tuesday December 5th, 2017
More information here
The Electric City Culture Council (EC3)
Precarious: Peterborough Artswork Festival Present:
WORK: WORK: WORK: Uncertainty and Precarity in Creative Labour
A Panel Discussion
November 10 @ 8:00 pm TTOK
159 King St. Peterborough
For more information click here
Tune in to Trent Radio 92.7 FM on November 1st at 7:00 pm for Volume 3 of the Electric City Culturecast! Featuring Kate Story of Fleshy Thud, co-organizer of the Precarious Festival, and Sydney Birrell of the Peterborough Singers. The Electric City Culturecast airs every other Wednesday at 7:00 pm on Trent Radio!
As part of our new Arts Awareness Program, EC3 is proud to present the Electric City Culturecast! The Electric City Culturecast is your window into arts, culture and heritage in Peterborough. Meet local artists, engage with the people working behind the scenes in the most dynamic arts and heritage organizations in the province, and get involved in the issues of the day. The Electric City Culturecast airs every other Wednesday at 7pm on Trent Radio 92.7 FM.
New Visions / Old Land Reprise: Troubling Canada 150 Screening and Panel
Saturday, September 30 at 7:30 PM - 10 PM
Catharine Parr Traill College 310 London Street, Peterborough, details HERE
Online Publication HERE
Every day is culture day in Peterborough
Government’s Increased Investment in
Ontario’s Professional Artists and Arts Organizations. Information HERE
Artsweek News HERE
We continue to update our A Space For Us page with resources. Please check it out HERE.
Artspace and EC3 Present
MAAWANJI'IDIWAG – THEY COME TOGETHER
Talk and sharing with William Kingfisher,
Dylan Miner, Thomas Olszewski,
and Olivia Whetung
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 6: 00 pm
378 Aylmer Street North
View images from the event HERE
Announcing: NEW VISIONS/OLD LAND
An EC3 and Artspace Canada 150 Special Project
Four New Media Art Works
Hunter St. West: George St. to Sam’s Deli
June 30th 2017, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Full Details HERE
The Black Horse Pub and Pig’s Ear Tavern Listed as Top 10 Endangered Places in Ontario. Read more HERE
Interesting news on the Digital Arts from from the OAC: Click HERE for details.
A Space for Us
EC3 Cultural Incubator
Date: June 1 2017, 7:30 pm
Location: Evans Contemporary, 383 Water Street - Rear space.
Event info HERE
Don’t miss this event if you care about the Downtown!
Join the Cultural Space Webinar!
Presented jointly by Global Public Affairs, the Canadian Arts Coalition, and CAPACOA
Wed. May 24th at 12pm (French)
Wed. May 25th at 12pm (English)
More info here.
New report from Community Foundations of Canada - Arts and Culture are key to building belonging, but more resources are needed. Read more here.
The Ontario Arts Council - Introduction to Community Based Art Workbook HERE