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Square dance lessons

An olde tyme square dancing course for beginners and others takes place from 7–8:30 pm on Wednesda [ ... ]

Free Sobeys Nutrition Classes

5 Secrets to Better Heart Health class will be held April 28, 2–3 pm at the Allen St Sobeys. Join  [ ... ]

Ebb & Flow: Connecting Canadians Along the Moving River

Canada 150 residency and concert series at The Dunk

When The Dunk’s owner Hal Mills passed away suddenly in 2015, it felt like the end of an era for the popular house concert destination in Breadalbane, Prince Edward Island. Then a member of the Friends of The Dunk had an idea. After brainstorming and getting input from Board members, the Friends submitted an ambitious project to the Department of
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At the microphone

At the microphone
Profile: Kinley Dowling

by Jane Ledwell

Interviewing Kinley Dowling, you meet many musical personae in one. “’Kinley Dowling’ is more folk, and she is who plays with Hey Rosetta! or with Dennis Ellsworth,” she says. Kinley Dowling is the in-demand strings player. Then she cocks her head and frames her face with a sparkly grin. “’KINLEY’ is someone different.”

Kinley, who loves nothing more than
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ECMA 2017 Honorary Award recipients

East Coast Music Association (ECMA) announced the recipients of the 2017 Honorary East Coast Music Awards. They are as follows:

Dr. Helen Creighton Lifetime Achievement Award

Carole Chouinard 
Carole Chouinard has been an active part of the cultural sector for close to 20 years. Currently the manager of Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire, Michel Thériault, and Raphaël Butler, she has worked with artists
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2017 Indian River Festival tickets on sale

The Indian River Festival tickets are on sale now for the 2017 summer season. The Festival, now in it’s 22nd year includes jazz, blues, folk, roots, classical, choral, musical theatre, cabaret, Acadian, traditional, contemporary music and more.

The line-up includes: Africville - Jackie Richardson/Joe Sealy, Anastasia Rizikov, Arioso with Men of the Harvest, Barbara Lica, Black Umfolosi –
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Little Cities

Little Cities

Talking Bands
by Darcy Cudmore

New pop-punk band Little Cities is made up of members of other Charlottetown bands Death Valley Driver, Banner Year and the Hannah P and Barrett Show.

They have already released their debut single “Long Shot,” which can be found on iTunes, Spotify and Bandcamp. Now they are preparing for the release of more tracks, as well as getting ready to hit the stage for the
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Like back in the day

Like back in the day
Rock and roll dances in Kensington with Fallback

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

It’s a mutual love affair. Rock and roll band Fallback feel they play to the “best dancers in the world” and their fans know they are the best rock and roll band anywhere.

Every Thursday night from now until the end of June, you’ll find the Kensington Legion pulsing with the sound of good old rock and roll. Fallback, a
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Seductive

PEI Symphony Orchestra

Review by Ivy Wigmore

Beethoven found himself in sweet and seductive feminine company recently, and not before time: Ludwig van B. was famously unlucky in love. Throughout his life, he seems to have pined for one woman after another, mostly unrequited. Much speculation ensued when a letter was found after the composer’s death in 1827, written—but never, apparently, sent—to
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Black Sheep

Black Sheep
Cavy

PEI’s Cavy released his latest single “Black Sheep” in February. The single showcases grimy presence with a hyphy inspired bass instrumental and heavy drums. Cavy describes his rap style as “in your face yet catchy, with a mix of descriptive songwriting, aggressive vocals, unorthodox flow, and hooks that are bound to make your head bob.”

Black Sheep was produced by Ayodlo, mixed and mastered
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Long Road Back

Long Road Back
Charlotte Moore

Charlotte Moore has released an album of original music entitled Long Road Back. A soft launch was held in March.

Long Road Back was recorded here in PEI at The Hill Sound Studio in Charlottetown by Adam Gallant. Chris Corrigan arranged, produced, and plays on the album. It was mastered by James Carrier. Charlotte Moore sings the vocals. Lyrics are written by Charlotte and music is
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Workshop: "Altogether Now—SING!"

Workshop:

The Royal Canadian College of Organists will host a spring workshop, "Altogether Now — SING!", from 3–5 pm on April 30 at Park Royal United Church, 11 Christie Drive, Charlottetown.

The workshop will be conducted by Giles Bryant, a world-class organist and choral conductor who has performed and lectured across Europe and North America. Giles has vast experience in his field, from conducting a
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Their Finest

May 5–13
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, sexual content. Dir: Lone Scherfig, UK, 117 m [ ... ]

Art exhibit: Spirit Keepers

Aboriginal artists at The Guild Until April 24
The Guild Five Aboriginal women celebrate the halfwa [ ... ]

A Quiet Passion

April 20–24
City Cinema PG
Dir: Terence Davies, UK, 125 min. Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Duncan D [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Resistance fighter

Profile: Kathleen Hamilton by Jane Ledwell Contrivances and secrets—lies—they cause a lot [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]