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Crapaud fundraisers

A Chase the Ace draw takes place at 9 pm every Friday at the Crapaud Curling Club. Proceeds go to th [ ... ]

Ignition Fund

New or budding business owners can now apply for the Ignition Fund from Innovation PEI, which offers [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: Yvette Doucette

Curated by Deirdre Kessler

Tulips (a week after)

She had put tulips on the table
serrated edges, lacy cups
a shade of red toward vermillion.

I step closer, peek into the silky petals,
the stamens inky powder smudged
mascara-after-tears into each centre.

Underneath this black dress my skin prickles
as though I might suddenly see her standing near.
How curious not one bright petal has fallen.

The window

Unpacked: From PEI to Palawan

Unpacked: From PEI to Palawan
Mo Duffy Cobb

Unpacked: From PEI to Palawan, a memoir by Mo Duffy Cobb, has been recently published by Pottersfield Press. The book is a travel memoir of a young family, brokenhearted and hungry for change, that take off on an around the world journey of love and redemption. The launch will be held at 7 pm on June 22 at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown. Special

RED—The Island Storybook

RED—The Island Storybook

RED is back with a brand new batch of your Island stories. Volume 14 will be hitting stores all over PEI the first week of June. As usual, RED offers an abundance of Island tales including Margie Carmichael’s recounting of an Urban Carmichael prank at the expense of a group of teenage hitch-hikers. RED regular Sylvia Poirier spins a lighthearted story of her first

Double Book Launch

Double Book Launch

The Slip by Mark Sampson
So Much Love by Rebecca Rosenblum

Husband and wife authors Mark Sampson and Rebecca Rosenblum will launch their new novels at the Confederation Centre Public Library in Charlottetown on June 29 at 6:30 pm. All are welcome.

Born and raised on PEI, Mark Sampson has just published his third novel, The Slip, with Dundurn Press. The book has already received advance praise from

Lead Like a Superhero

Lead Like a Superhero
What Pop Culture Icons Can Teach Us About Impactful Leadership
Sebastien Richard

Sebastien Richard has released his second new nonfiction book, Lead Like a Superhero—What Pop Culture Icons Can Teach Us About Impactful Leadership. It’s published by Morgan James Publishing N.Y.

Sebastien Richard was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1974. He is a John Maxwell Team Certified Speaker, Coach, Trainer

Always be a Wolf

Always be a Wolf

The Canadian author known as Mima recently published her seventh book, Always be a Wolf, the sequel to We’re All Animals, released in 2016.

In Always be a Wolf, Chase Jacobs moves to Toronto with his Colombian bosses, Diego and Jolene Silva, where they expand their élite sex party business. The underground’s best-kept secret is going legit but just as Chase starts a brand new life, tragedy

Lady and the Plant(s)

Lady and the Plant(s)
Kathy Birt

Crime novel spoof Lady and the Plant(s), by Kathy Birt, will be launched June 10 at 2 pm at The Haviland Club in Charlottetown.

While well-known Island author Kathy Birt has penned nine books to date, getting her first novel to print is what she terms a “major accomplishment.” “I didn’t think I had a novel in me,” says Birt when talking about this book that came about when she wished

Tin-Can Canucks: A Century of Destroyers

Tin-Can Canucks: A Century of Destroyers
S.D. Campbell

Tin-Can Canucks: a Century of Canadian Destroyers is written by S. D. Campbell and published by Kay Cee Publications. It includes a foreword by Vice-Admiral M.F.R. Lloyd, CMM, CD, the current Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy.

Tin-Can Canucks details each of the sixty-two destroyers that served in the RCN from 1920 up until today. Called “An exhaustive history of the Canadian

L. M. Montgomery and War

L. M. Montgomery and War
Edited by Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell

War marked L.M. Montgomery’s personal life and writing. As an eleven-year-old, she experienced the suspense of waiting months for news about her father, who fought during the North-West Resistance of 1885. During the First World War, she actively led women’s war efforts in her community, while suffering anguish at the horrors taking place overseas.

Bikes for Books

Earlier this year the Prince of Wales Masonic Lodge No. 18, Wheatley River, along with St. Jean Elementary School and Mount Stewart Consolidated School, launched a reading project called “Bikes for Books” to encourage the love of reading among students. Books enlighten, inspire, bring happiness and success, challenge our perspectives and provide comfort at difficult times in our lives. It is

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Some Upcoming Events

Warhol image on display

Until September 24
Confederation Centre Art Gallery Andy Warhol and Wayne Gretzky — while not natu [ ... ]

The Commune

June 21–24
City Cinema 14A, sexual content, coarse language
Dir: Thomas Vinterberg, Denmark, 111 mi [ ... ]

Barenaked Ladies at Confed

October 16
Homburg Theatre Barenaked Ladies are bringing their Canada ONE-FIVE-0H Fall tou [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

The experience

Profile: Don Quarles by Jane Ledwell Two years ago, Don Quarles was working with the Summerside Lo [ ... ]


PEI Symphony Orchestra Review by Ivy Wigmore On April 23, the PEI Symphony Orchestra finished its  [ ... ]

Call to Artists: Concert Series & Reside...

Ebb & Flow: Connecting Canadians Along the Moving River When The Dunk’s owner Hal Mills  [ ... ]