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Premiere Toastmasters Club

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ICMP Spring Fundraising Concert

The International Children's Memorial Place (ICMP) Annual Spring Fundraising Concert will be held at [ ... ]

Thérèse D’Amour exhibition at Gallery 18

Gallery 18 in New London has announced an exhibition and sale of original works by the late Prince Edward Island artist Thérèse D’Amour. The show, featuring watercolors and oil paintings from the artist’s estate, is titled, Thérèse D'Amour—A Passion for Nature.

Thérèse was born in 1921, in Matapedia, Quebec. She studied Bioengineering, earning both a B.Sc. and a Masters degree. However, from an
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New Horizons

New Horizons
Island Matters takes rug hooking across the Island

This year will see a major undertaking across PEI by the Island Matters Rug Hooking Group. With funding from the federal New Horizons for Seniors program, volunteers from Island Matters and other rug hooking groups will travel across PEI to offer instructions in the traditional craft of rug hooking and give workshops in the care of hooked mats.
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Last chance

Last chance
Three Confed Centre Art Gallery exhibitions wrap up in April

It’s last call on winter exhibitions at Confederation Centre Art Gallery. Comfortable Modernism closes in the concourse on April 9; New Positions: Alexis Bulman, Andrew Cairns, Monica Lacey, Alexandra O’Sullivan closes April 23; and Rachel Beach: Mid-Sentence wraps April 30.

Curated by the Gallery’s own Jill MacRae, Comfortable Modernism
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Grandpa’s art

Grandpa’s art
Cavendish photographers win Best in Show in Las Vegas

Cavendish photographers Jessica MacNeill and Jenna MacFarlane of Grandpa’s Antique Photo studio were recognized with the Best in Show award from over 300 entries at the 2017 Antique and Amusement Photographers International Photo Contest held February 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Grandpa’s Antique Photo Studio received a total of eleven (11) awards
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Business for the Arts invests in PEI

Business for the Arts, Canada’s only national charitable organization with a mandate to strengthen the arts and culture sectors across Canada by building partnerships between the private and cultural sectors, announced today that its artsVest program expands coast to coast, launching province-wide in PEI. With funding support from the Government of Prince Edward Island and the Government of
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O Canada

O Canada
MacNaught exhibit by Eddy Schwartz

Summerside artist Eddy Schwartz is marking Canada’s 150th anniversary in his own unique style. For his Sixty Days of Fame exhibit at the MacNaught History Centre and Archives, Schwartz, using oil and canvass, created the satirical show, O Canada. It features his depiction of twenty-three of the country’s prime ministers in the caricature format used by
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Ark show ends

Ark show ends
Panel, and closing reception for Ark exhibition on April 30

Brought to life in 1976 by the New Alchemy Institute and Solsearch Architects as “an early exploration in weaving together the sun, wind, biology, and architecture for the benefit of humanity,” the Ark bioshelter on PEI integrated ecological design features to provide autonomous life support for a family.

An exhibition exploring this
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A Passion for Nature

Thérèse D'Amour exhibit opening at Gallery 18

Gallery 18 in New London has announced an exhibition and sale of original works by the late Prince Edward Island artist Thérèse D'Amour. The show, featuring watercolors and oil paintings from the artist's estate, is titled, Thérèse D'Amour – A Passion for Nature.

Thérèse was born on August 20, 1921, in Matapedia, Quebec. She studied
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PEI arts grants

PEI arts grants
Province awards money to 32 projects

Artists from various disciplines across Prince Edward Island will receive government grants to pursue their craft.

A total of $100,000 was awarded to 32 projects by established and emerging artists in film and media arts, music, theatre, crafts, visual arts, interdisciplinary arts, writing and publishing.

Grant winners were selected by a 12-member jury of their
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ArtsSmarts brings artists into schools

Students at schools across PEI are learning from local artists through the Canada-wide ArtsSmarts program.

ArtSmarts injects arts into core academic subjects such as math, languages, social studies, and science by bringing artists into the classroom to share their skills and talents. The artists work with teachers to integrate arts disciplines like visual and literary arts, dance, music, and
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Island Nature Trust dinner and auction

April 28
Red Shores Charlottetown Island Nature Trust’s 33rd annual fundraising dinner and auction [ ... ]

Tommy’s Honour

May 19–27
City Cinema PG, language warning. Dir: Jason Connery, UK, 117 min. Peter Mullan, Ja [ ... ]

An Evening with City and Colour — Solo

April 30
Confederation Centre of the Arts City and Colour, singer-songwriter and performer Dallas Gr [ ... ]

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A Passion for Nature

Thérèse D'Amour exhibit opening at Gallery 18 Gallery 18 in New London has announced an exhibitio [ ... ]

HC students pass Emerit tour guide exam

Three students enrolled in Holland College’s Tourism and Travel Management program have successful [ ... ]