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Media Release: Peterborough Arts Alive Fund Awards $104,500 in COVID-19 Strategic Recovery & Resilience Grants to 15 Local Arts Organizations

July 28th, 2021

Peterborough, ON – The Electric City Culture Council (EC3) is pleased to announce that the Peterborough Arts Alive Fund has awarded $104,500 in COVID-19 Strategic Recovery and Resilience Grants to 15 local arts organizations.  This fund was made possible through a partnership with the Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough (CFGP), who joined forces with EC3 […]

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Media Release: Electric City Culture Council Tackles Sexual Harassment and Assault Issues with “Respectful Arts Workplaces Project” For Arts and Culture Organizations

June 2nd, 2021

Peterborough, ON — The Electric City Culture Council (EC3) has partnered with the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) and the Peterborough Community Legal Centre to offer Respectful Arts Workplaces, an arts-community focused series of Professional Development Workshops that address the problem and impact of sexual harassment and sexual assault in arts organizations. The Respectful Arts […]

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Media Release: Electric City Culture Council Announces Full Schedule for Artsweek SHIFT² ‘Pocket Festival’

June 1st, 2021

Peterborough, ON – The Electric City Culture Council (EC3) is pleased to release the full schedule for Artsweek SHIFT², a small but mighty, multidisciplinary ‘pocket festival’ of arts events, presented both in-person throughout Peterborough and online, between now and July 31, 2021.  (See full schedule at the bottom of this Media Release.) Artsweek SHIFT² includes […]

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Media Release: Electric City Culture Council Supports Individual Local Artists with Artsweek SHIFT² Development Grants

May 26th, 2021

Peterborough, ON – The Electric City Culture Council (EC3) is pleased to announce the distribution of $19,500 in Mini Grants to 13 local professional artists as part of Artsweek SHIFT². These grants support a wide variety of creative research, production and professional development activities that aid local artists in expanding and advancing their artistic practice […]

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Media Release: Peterborough is Seeking its First-Ever Poet Laureate

May 5th, 2021

Peterborough, ON – The Electric City Culture Council (EC3) and The City of Peterborough are proud to announce the launch of the Poet Laureate Pilot Program for 2021-2022. The Peterborough Poet Laureate is an honourary position established to recognize the excellence and outstanding achievements of professional poets (both print/page and spoken word) living and working […]

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Media Release: EC3 Launches Nine Smashing New Projects for Artsweek SHIFT², a ‘Pocket Festival’ of Local Arts Events

April 26th, 2021

Peterborough, ON – The Electric City Culture Council (EC3) is proud to launch Artsweek SHIFT², a series of nine COVID-compliant arts projects and events taking place live, in-person throughout Peterborough and online, between May 1 and July 31, 2021. Watch for further announcements as details of specific events become available. All Artsweek SHIFT² events are […]

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Media Release: Electric City Culture Council Reaches $100,000 Fundraising Target for Peterborough Arts Alive Fund

February 23rd, 2021

Peterborough, ON – The Board of Directors of the Electric City Culture Council (EC3) is pleased to announce that more than $100,000 has been donated to the Peterborough Arts Alive Fund to support its program of COVID-19 Strategic Response and Resiliency Grants. This grant program will provide financial support to local arts organizations who have […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Electric City Culture Council Leadership Steps Up Into New Roles on the National and Provincial Arts Scene

February 18th, 2021

Peterborough, ON – The Board of Directors of the Electric City Culture Council (EC3) is pleased to announce that EC3 President and Chair, Bill Kimball has been appointed to the Advocacy Committee of the Canadian Association of Performing Arts Organizations (CAPACOA), and EC3 Executive Director Su Ditta has been appointed Co-Chair of the Alliance of […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Where Have All the Artists Gone? EC3 Photography Project Captures Local Artists During COVID-19 Pandemic

August 31st, 2020

Media Release – August 31, 2020 For Immediate Release Peterborough, ON – The Electric City Culture Council (EC3) launches its latest Peterborough Arts Alive initiative today, ESSENTIAL, a photography project by local artist Julie Gagne. This series of 17 photos, depicting 20 local artists at home during the pandemic, is an eloquent testimonial to the […]

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75,000 Canadian artists unite: It’s time for a basic income

July 17th, 2020

Today, artists, writers, technicians and performers are calling on Prime Minister Trudeau to create a permanent basic income guarantee. Link to: “A Public Letter from the Arts Community for a Basic Income Guarantee” The pandemic’s wrath on lives has been swift. Millions are still out of work, venues shuttered, and livelihoods lost. In this new […]

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