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60th anniversary couples invited to Gove...

Their Honours the Honourable Frank Lewis and Mrs. Dorothy Lewis wish to share a special occasion in  [ ... ]

PEI Healthy Eating Support Group (A comm...

The PEI Healthy Eating Support Group (A community group) invites you to come ready to share and visi [ ... ]

Lovely Witches Club

Lovely Witches Club
Renee Laprise and Patti Larsen launch webseries

The Lovely Witches Club, a real life creativity community, recently launched their webseries of the same name, in partnership with the relaunch of their website and club.

With assistance from Telefilm Canada, the Talent Fund and Innovation PEI, co-creators Renee Laprise and Patti Larsen are delighted to release their new series.

“We’re very excited
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The Guest Book: Millefiore Clarkes

Local vision

I’ve been mulling over how best make my point here. I keep coming back to the idea of a list. Lists are perhaps not the most poetic way to communicate but I’m hoping it’ll create the desired effect (I’m trying to impress you). OK here we go: Singing to Myself, Not My Brother, Just Passing Through, Pogey Beach, Lovely Witches Club, A Blessing from the Sea, The King vs. Jupiter Wise,
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Bluefin wins again

Bluefin wins again
John Hopkins’ documentary wins prize in San Francisco

Bluefin, directed by John Hopkins, recently screened at the 14th Annual International Ocean Film Festival (IOFF), its San Francisco premiere, and was the winner of the IOFF Wildlife Award.

John Hopkins’ Bluefin immerses audiences in a tale of epic stakes set in North Lake, PEI, the “tuna capital of the world.” Bluefin explores the baffling
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Keeping Canada Safe

A new CBC TV series and online project “Keeping Canada Safe” gives viewers a behind-the-scenes glimpse at a day in the life of several PEI residents who keep the province safe. A Kensington police chief and his team uncover violations during a roadside stop-check. That show aired March 16 on CBC. In Summerside, mothers and Search and Rescue volunteers work together to help ensure that loved ones
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Mighty Pebble Games releases Miner Meltdown

Mighty Pebble Games releases Miner Meltdown

Prince Edward Island indie video game development studio, Mighty Pebble Games, has launched its first game Miner Meltdown to Steam Early Access.

Miner Meltdown is a 2D team-based competitive multiplayer game. Players must scour the map for minerals, upgrade their gear, and attempt to blow up the opposing team while avoiding monsters, traps, and environmental pitfalls.

James O’Halloran, owner of
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Dreams on film

Dreams on film
Mahdi Selseleh pursues a career in filmmaking

by Cassandra Bernard

A young Mahdi Selseleh sits at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown ready to share his story.

Mahdi has just graduated from Colonel Gray High School last June and is already experiencing a professional career in the film industry. He was born in Iran and ever since grade three he has been acting and writing
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Film competition

From Away is a film competition for Atlantic Canadian post-secondary students produced by the Atlantic Film Festival as part of Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation.

Films must not exceed ten minutes in length and in instances where multiple languages are used those films must feature English subtitles. Deadline for submissions is June 30, 2017. For information on the competition and to
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Screenwriters Bootcamp

Screenwriters Bootcamp
Submissions being accepted for workshops held in June

This coming June, the Island Media Arts Coop (IMAC) will be hosting the eleventh PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp, a professional development workshop series for emerging screenwriters and producers from Atlantic Canada. These writers and producers will participate in five days of intensive professional development and be part of networking
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Micro-grants to PEI teen filmmakers

In 2016 the Island Media Arts Cooperative (IMAC) ran the Young Island Voices project challenged youth to tell their own stories with film and three teens took up on the offer: Keelin Fremlin, Alexander Cairns, and Zaneta Ambassa.

Seventeen-year-old, Keelin Fremlin submitted two short films. The first, A Cup of Tea, follows a little girl (played by Evie Grace Mawson) living with an alcoholic
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Some Upcoming Events

Colossal

May 31–June 3
City Cinema 14A. Dir: Nacho Vigalondo, Canada/Spain, 110 min. Anne Hathaway, Ja [ ... ]

Legends of Country

Nudie’s summer music series at Harmony House Saturdays (July 8–August 26)
Harmony House The Leg [ ... ]

Tommy’s Honour

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

Recent News & Articles

At the microphone

Profile: Kinley Dowling by Jane Ledwell Interviewing Kinley Dowling, you meet many musical persona [ ... ]

2017 PEI Science Fair awards

Organizers and 45 community partners of the 2017 PEI Science Fair handed out more than $15,000 in pr [ ... ]

PEI Cultural Strategy

Islanders encouraged to participate Islanders can take part in shaping Prince Edward Island’s fir [ ... ]