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January 2002
The Adventures of the Aftermath Crew
The Adventures of the Aftermath Crew
Educational television series shoots second season

by C.J. Veach

It's lights, camera, action at Slemon Park's hangar 3 as The Adventures of the Aftermath Crew begins shooting its second season. The children's educational television series brings together nearly forty cast and crew to create thirteen half-hour shows.

Co-produced by Larry LeClair and Richard Zurawski, the show is expected to have a

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December 2001
Ancient Art
Ancient Art
Taxidermy

by C.J. Veach

With autumn comes the renewal of one of mankind's oldest endeavors-hunting. And for taxidermist, Danny Clark of Stratford, it is also the busiest time of the year. "Things pick up in the fall but actually seems to be more steady work in the summer too," said Clark, who has been involved in his craft for 35 years.

There is a shared fascination for wild creatures among us and

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December 2001
It's a Bear Market
It's a Bear Market
Periwinkle Bears sells its creations world wide

by C.J. Veach

Down the Schurman's Point Road near Summerside, a flurry of activity rivaling that of Santa's workshop can be found at the Periwinkle Bears studio. There, Nancy Cole and husband John Perry, are busy finishing up the last Christmas orders of their handmade, artist bears.

Now in their eighth year of operation, Cole and Perry have both found

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June 2001
For All to See

Artist Arno Freitag paints the past on a grand scale

by C.J. Veach

Whether or not they realize it, people around Prince Country are getting to know the work of Arno Freitag. That can happen when an artist steps out of his studio and creates a larger-than-life painting on the side of a building for all to see.

Later this month Freitag will have his third and fourth murals unveiled in Alberton. One

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March 2001
George Ackerman


by C.J. Veach

Currently on display at the Eptek National Exhibition Centre in Summerside are over 100 watercolours and prints from the Victorian era in the show George Ackerman (1803-1891): Brave New Worlds. Organized and circulated by the Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum, the exhibit was first shown in Charlottetown two years ago. Since then it has been touring Canada and is now back

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December 2000
MacNaught History Centre Opens
MacNaught History Centre Opens
Historic MacNaught house in Summerside now open as history centre and archives for Wyatt Heritage Properties

by C.J. Veach

The MacNaught History Centre and Archives opened recently in Summerside and, in the coming months, hopes to highlight the fascinating cultural heritage of the area.

Located at 75 Spring Street, the MacNaught house is part of the Wyatt Heritage Properties, which also include the

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September 2000
A Book for Buffs
Allan Graham publishes book on history of rail travel on PEI

by C.J. Veach

Later this month a new book will be available that should appeal to history and rail buffs alike. Allan Graham of Alberton has put together an 8 1/2 X11 photo and text overview of the history of rail travel on PEI. Over 300 photos have been collected from all over Canada and even the U.S. to make this project possible.

"I've

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May 2000
Lighthouse Gallery Fills a Need

by C.J. Veach

Over the winter a number of Prince County artists have had the chance to display their works at the same venue. The Lighthouse Gallery, located at 401 Water Street in Summerside, has been the off-season home for these works which will soon be making the summer gallery circuit. Local artist and retired dentist, Dr. John Robertson, is responsible for the gallery that shares space with

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December 1999
Jubilee Faces Future

by C.J. Veach

The Jubilee Theatre at the Wyatt Centre in Summerside is entering the millennium with new faces and new direction. One of those faces is facility manager, Nicole Phillips. Hired in March, Phillips has worked hard to get the word out that Jubilee Theatre offers a wide range of uses.

"I think there's been a perception that we're strictly a professional facility. Certainly we are a professional

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