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Meditation Retreat

The PEI Shambhala Meditation Group will host a Level I retreat, "The Art of Being Human," on October [ ... ]

PEI Symphony seeks musicians

The PEI Symphony Orchestra welcomes inquiries/applications to join their musical ranks for the follo [ ... ]

Garden carvings

Garden carvings
Wayne Ellis sculpts with his chain saw

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

Set back from Water Street in Summerside, partially hidden from view, lies the magical world of the Wood Carvers Garden.

As wood carver Wayne Ellis says, “Once people walk through the gates, they become little kids again. So much fun stuff to see.” Yes, it is fun to meander through the garden grounds, but it doesn’t take long to realize
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Inspire exhibit at The Guild

This October The Guild in Charlottetown will be host to a unique group exhibition showcasing the diverse artistic talents of teachers, staff, and students from the Public Schools Branch on PEI. This group includes several artists whose work has been shown all over the world and won significant international art prizes. A variety of styles and mediums including, painting, drawing, photography,
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Barrett & MacKay at Ellen’s Creek

Barrett & MacKay at Ellen’s Creek
Selections from summer exhibit remain on display

Wayne Barrett and Anne MacKay have published numerous books of their photography, and this past summer their images were featured in an exhibition at Ellen’s Creek Gallery in Charlottetown called A New Vision. A new vision because the works displayed were not traditional photographic prints but used the giclée process of printing. This process uses
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Greer View Mirror

Greer View Mirror
Early work by Nova Scotia artist John Greer at Confederation Centre Art Gallery

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown will present Greer View Mirror, a selection of early work by Nova Scotia-based artist John Greer starting on September 30 to January 13, 2018. You are invited to an ArtTalk with John Greer on October 12 at 7 pm.

During the first several decades of his career, Greer
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Baba’s Art Wall: Megan Dorrell

Baba’s Art Wall: Megan Dorrell

Megan Dorrell lives in Charlottetown with her husband, Carey, and her small monster Locky. Megan draws monsters, robots, animals and kids in a approachable style that appeals to both kids and adults. For the month of October Megan’s artwork will be displayed on Baba’s Art Wall. Opening night will be October 1. To check out more of her work, and to order originals and prints, visit Megan’s Monsters on Facebook.

One Common Purpose

One Common Purpose
Photographs by Paul Vreeland at Brackley Beach Gallery

Fifteen photographic portraits will be featured in an exhibition opening at the Brackley Beach Gallery, October 14 from 4 to 7 pm. 

Entitled One Common Purpose, the images are of people united in a vision of community-building. The portraits are accompanied by statements by the subjects who represent a diversity of faiths and backgrounds
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Photography Plus

Photography Plus
Leona Arsenault exhibit at MacNaught Centre

Photographer Leona Arsenault of Wellington, takes every opportunity to capture the interactions that light has on her subjects. A prolific photographer and digital artist since 2005, her photographs have appeared in magazines, calendars, pamphlets, tourist guides, and many other venues including online advertising.

Arsenault says “Creating images is not
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Mother Daughter show

Mother Daughter show
Paintings by Glenda and Barbara MacLeod at The Guild

PEI artist, Barbara MacLeod, will present her first art show August 30 to September 10 at The Gallery at the Guild in Charlottetown. The exhibition will feature a selection of oil and acrylic paintings. Opening reception will be on September 1 at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Barb spent most of her career as a retail entrepreneur opening
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Canada 150 Mural Mosaic

The Charlottetown Mural Mosaic, made up of hundreds of painted tiles, was created as part of the City of Charlottetown’s Canada 150 celebrations. The art piece can be viewed by the public at City Hall, 199 Queen St, 8 am and 4 pm in the summer and 8:30 am–5 pm in the fall and winter.

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Book talk: Mo Duffy Cobb

October 26
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Blues Bash for the Christmas Miracle

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Abegweit on tour

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Over-the-phone support

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