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Free Type 1 Diabetes Risk Screening

There will be a free Type 1 Diabetes risk screening event from 12 noon–3 pm on September 23 at 4 N [ ... ]

Charlottetown Toastmasters Breakfast Clu...

The Charlottetown Toastmasters Breakfast Club can help you to eliminate filler words ("um" and "ah") [ ... ]

Watermark extends 10th anniversary season

Watermark extends 10th anniversary season

Watermark Theatre’s 2017 10th Anniversary summer season will be extended by one week to September 2. The theatre has seen an increase in season ticket passes by 28% so far this summer and individual tickets are already outpacing last summer’s showing of Blithe Spirit and The Glass Menagerie, which saw a 30% increase in individual tickets over the previous season.

This summer’s productions of
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Island Fringe Festival: Take the plunge

Island Fringe Festival: Take the plunge
Eight productions in downtown Charlottetown

Picture this: you’re taking a romantic stroll through Rochford Square after supper. The sunlight is hitting the trees perfectly and you think “Nothing could make this evening better.”

Suddenly, you hear a roar and notice a wrestling ring at the other end of the park. You approach with curiosity and discover PEI’s own Justin Shaw performing in his premier
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ACT auditions

ACT (a community theatre) is auditioning for their next production, The Shop Around the Corner. It is adapted from the Jimmy Stewart movie of the same name and serves as the inspiration for You’ve Got Mail.

Set in Hungary in the midst of the Great Depression, the shop workers at Matuschek and Company are a haven of humour against a backdrop of encroaching hardships. It is directed by
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A Misfortune

A Misfortune
Casting announced for musical opening in September

The Charlottetown Festival is preparing for the next round of productions, including the world premiere of A Misfortune. The Canadian musical plays September 7 to 22 at the Centre’s cabaret theatre, The Mack and complete casting has now been announced.

A Misfortune follows Ivan, a young lawyer (Connor Lucas) and Sofya, a married woman (Kelsey
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10th summer

10th summer
Harmony House in Hunter River celebrates milestone

The performance venue in Hunter River known as Harmony House Theatre is celebrating its 10th summer in operation. Owners, Kris and Melanie Taylor purchased the former United Church in July, 2007 and began extensive renovations to the 1846 church to arrive at the 140-seat theatre it is today.

The venue opened its doors on July 4, 2008 with a family
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The sound of Anne

The sound of Anne
New sound design and the return of the harp

When asked to instill a new life into the score of Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™, Charlottetown Festival Music Director Bob Foster went right to the harp, bringing in Janice Lindskoog. “In many ways, the harp is the musical heart of the sound and is a beautifully written part,” he says. There are now 14 musicians in the pit. 

Lindskoog says “I
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Stompin’ Tom Centre

Stompin’ Tom Centre
New facility opens at Skinner’s Pond

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

Stompin’ Tom Connors held a sentimental place in his heart for Skinners Pond, the people of Tignish and Prince Edward Island. Although born in New Brunswick, he returned to the Island many many times. Since 1999, there has been talks and dreams of a Stompin’ Tom Project. July 1, 2017, those dreams and ideas become a reality.

Nestled along
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On A First Name Basis

On A First Name Basis
Rob MacLean and Melissa Mullen return to Victoria

Almost three decades after making their acting debuts on the Victoria Playhouse stage, in Norm Foster’s comedy Sinners, Rob MacLean and Melissa Mullen are back at PEI’s Longest Running Little Theatre. This summer they will be acting as Director and Associate Director for On A First Name Basis, coincidentally also a Norm Foster comedy.

The pair, who
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Mothers and daughters

Mothers and daughters
Two plays at Watermark Theatre feature a relationship

Barefoot in the Park and Mrs. Warren’s Profession, the two plays on this summer at North Rustico’s Watermark Theatre, both feature a mother-daughter relationship at their core, and Leah Pritchard and Gracie Finley will play daughter and mother in both plays. This situation has both actresses thinking of their own mother-daughter relationships
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Leah’s leading roles

Leah’s leading roles
A summer on stage at Watermark Theatre for Leah Pritchard

Leah Pritchard has starring roles in both plays running at Watermark Theatre in North Rustico. She is newlywed Corie in Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park, and Vivie in George Bernard Shaw’s Mrs. Warren’s Profession.

The acting began for Leah while she was in high school in Yarmouth and signed up for community theatre which included a group
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PEI International Shellfish Festival

Celebrity chefs Lynn Crawford and Chuck Hughes join lineup September 14–17
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at Trailside Café

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Trailside Café & Inn    Mickey Acorn Presents Dear Lucy—A Zombie Folk  [ ... ]

RE: collection

Five decades of building a Canadian art collection  Until December 2017
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Recent News & Articles

Grit and grace

Profile: Tara MacLean by Jane Ledwell Tara MacLean-Grand’s grandmother always told her: one day, [ ... ]

Cloggeroo

Island Folk Festival back for its 4th year Cloggeroo is back for its 4th annual Island Folk Festiva [ ... ]

Fiddler’s dream

Profile: Gary Chipman by Jane Ledwell "Listening to (Don Messer and his Islanders as a kid, I was  [ ... ]