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Ben’s At Home

Ben’s At Home

July 10–12
City Cinema

14A, coarse language
Dir: Mars Horodyski, Canada, 2014, 70 min. Craig Brown, Dan Abramovici, Jessica Embro, Jim Annan

“Ben’s At Home is the story of a heartbroken sad sack who at the age of 30 has decided to abandon the larger world and become a shut-in. He sees it as a conscious, self-actualizing choice; he’s not sliding into depression but actively embracing his isolation.
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The Gahan House Stage

Line-up announced for Cavendish Beach Music Festival second stage

July 10–12
Cavendish

LOTTO MAX presents Cavendish Beach Music Festival, taking place in Cavendish July 10 to 12, introduces the lineup for The Gahan House Stage (formerly known as The Front Porch Stage). The stage will host performances by Dennis Ellsworth, Farewell Angelina, Julien Kitson, Kenzie Whalen, Liam Corcoran, Livy Jeanne,
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John Connolly in concert

John Connolly in concert

July 11
Beaconsfield Carriage House

Beaconsfield’s Carriage House will be the setting for a concert with Island singer-songwriter John Connolly on July 11. Recently John has been performing at Soulpepper Theatre in Toronto with Mike Ross as part of their ongoing cabaret series while continuing his work on the development of Marathon of Hope in Ontario. Closer to home in recent years, he co-created,
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GRAMMY award winning Kristian Bush at CBMF

 

July 11
Cavendish

GRAMMY award winning country music star Kristian Bush, also known as one half of Country superstar duo Sugarland, will ignite the crowd with his live performance on the LOTTO MAX Stage at Cavendish Beach Music Festival in Cavendish, PE, on Saturday, July 11.  

Kristian Bush has been leaving his mark on music for more than two decades. The singer, songwriter,
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Triple Threats to hold 30th Reunion

July 12
Kings Playhouse

On Sunday, July 12 from 1–5 pm, there will be a gathering of former students, staff and volunteers of the “Triple Threats Musical Theatre Program” at the Kings Playhouse. It was 30 years ago this summer that the first Triple Threats Musical Theatre Summer Program, founded by Pamela Campbell, Cathy Burnett and Brian Stevens, took place in Charlottetown. 

From 1985–2003,
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Dallas Smith

Dallas Smith

July 12
Cavendish

Dallas Smith comes to PEI to perform at the Cavendish Beach Music Festival.

2015 JUNO Award winner for Country Album of the Year, and SiriusXM Country Artist of the Year at the 2015 Indie Awards, Dallas Smith has skyrocketed to the top of the Country Music scene. Named by Mediabase as 2014’s most played Canadian country artist on radio, Smith is the only male Canadian artist to
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Popalopalots

July 14–Aug 25 (Tuesdays)
The Guild

Performing their make-it-up-on-the-spot sketch comedy Tuesday nights at 8, July 14 to August 25 at The Guild in Charlottetown, Popalopalots Improv Comedy promise that they will have you laughing when they succeed, and laughing even harder when they fail. They go as far as to say you’ll not see a more fast-paced evening of comedy in this dimension.

The members of
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V’nez veiller

V’nez veiller
Dinner theatre productions in Abram-Village

July 15–Sept 2 (Every Wed / Thurs)
Abram–Village

The Acadian Musical Village presents its annual “V’nez veiller” dinner theater entitled Partons, ma mère est là. This comedy is written and directed by Wayne Robichaud and will feature returning comedians Debbie Rousselle Montgomery, Julie Arsenault, Gerald Arsenault and Zakk Cormier as well as newcomers
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Some Goings On

New music series

Live at the Lobster Trap at Shaw’s Hotel with host Scott Parsons June–Sept (every Thurs/Fri/Sat)
ter Trap (Shaw's Hotel)  Scott Parsons  [ ... ]

at Trailside Café

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Trailside Café & Inn Over the past three years, the Trailside Café & Inn has become a premier destination for musicians and mus [ ... ]

Anne & Gilbert

Newcomers to starring roles—Karen Slater and Alex Furber Karen Slateruntil Oct 14
e Guild Meet Karen Slater and Alex Furber, the stars of the 201 [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Dora nominees

Festival Company members nominated for Dora Awards Qasim Khan, far left, leads his less than cheerf [ ... ]

Gingerwood Front Row Seats at Watermark ...

Gingerwood Front Row Seats offer ten $10 seats for all performances at the Watermark Theatre this su [ ... ]

APA and CMHA Work Together

The Atlantic Police Academy (APA) and the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) are working toge [ ... ]

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TD Summer Reading Club

Kensington Heritage Library will be hosting a TD Summer Reading Club throug...

Triathlon PEI to host events in Charlottetown, Summerside, and Brudenell

Triathlon PEI is hosting three free Kids of Steel bike / run clinics from 4...

Workshop opportunity for Inspired Writers

Holland College and Humber College have partnered to offer local and region...

Drama classes

Bonshaw Young Players is a performing group for ages 5–16 that writes, dire...

Music Together Classes

Music Together Classes are held at The Guild in Charlottetown on Saturdays...

Child and Youth Mental Health

A Symposium on Child and Youth Mental Health for adults and children will b...

Garden of the Gulf Montague

Garden of the Gulf Museum in Montague offers children’s programming during...

Youth Sailing Lessons

Sailing Lessons for children ages 8 to 17 are conducted by certified Sail C...

Vacation Bible School

Community Baptist Church holds their annual Vacation Bible School July 6–10...

Performing Arts Summer Camps

Confederation Centre of the Arts holds performing arts summer camps explori...

Visual Art Summer Camps

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown offers week-long art...

Confederation Players

The Confederation Players present guided walking tours of historic old Char...

Gingerwood Front Row Seats at Watermark Theatre

Gingerwood Front Row Seats offer ten $10 seats for all performances at the...

The Clyde River Pageant

Community theatre pageant seeks collaborators and performers for 2016 PEI t...

Terry Fox Run

The Confederation Bridge, in partnership with The Terry Fox Foundation, has...

7th Annual MCPEI Charity Golf Tournament

When the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI (MCPEI) holds its 7th Annual MCPEI Char...

Sale of African crafts

Sales of African handmade crafts will support the work of Mary Hickey who i...

Sunday Afternoons at the Log Cabin

A large indoor yard sale is held in the former Log Cabin Museum every secon...

Hummingbirds Walk and Talk

On July 14 in Victoria Park, a Walk and Talk about Hummingbirds will be led...

Law Foundation funding deadline

The Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island has released its funding applica...

Be an In-School Mentor

Share your wisdom and life experience with a child who needs a friend. Sign...

Breast Cancer Retreat

19th Annual Breast Cancer Retreat open to those who have/have had the journ...

Art in the Open needs volunteers

Art in the Open, a free contemporary art festival curated for the appreciat...

13th PEI Woodcarving Competition and Show

On July 18, 9 am–5 pm, and July 19, 9 am–3 pm, come see a selection of vari...

Rock Barra Retreat

Teresa Doyle’s annual singing camp at Rock Barra Retreat is July 31–Aug 2....

PEI Symphony AGM

The Prince Edward Island Symphony Society will hold its Annual General Meet...

Kazoo Master Class

A Kazoo Master Class will be presented July 18, 2–4 pm, at Island Chocolate...

Touch of Country

Touch of Country is a new group formed this year consisting of two Islander...

Movies at the Courthouse

St. Peter’s Courthouse Theatre in St. Peters Bay will present a summer movi...

Pop Up photography exhibition

Explore the photography by recent New Brunswick College of Craft & Desi...

Call for Fringe volunteers

Get involved with the Fringe. The Island Fringe Festival is PEI’s 4–day alt...

Fringe Frosh

The Island Fringe Festival is all grown up and is heading off to college. J...

Photo contest

Celebrate the beauty of PEI by capturing memories with a photo to be enjoye...

Maritime Modern Quilt Guild

Maritime Modern Quilt Guild PEI Chapter will meet July 30 at 7 pm in the We...

Puppet Shows based on history of Eastern Kings

Free puppet shows for the whole family based on the history of the Eastern...

Tracadie Lions Summer Sunday Brunch

Every Sunday until August 30, there will be a Sunday Brunch at the Tracadie...

Hiroshima Day Memorial

A Hiroshima Day memorial will be held in Charlottetown on Thursday, August...

Navy League Cadets of PEI host Fundraisers

The 58 Hyndman Corps, Navy League cadets of PEI ages 9–12 will be hosting a...

Charlottetown Outdoor Adventure Camps

The Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department is offering co-ed Outdoor...

King’s Playhouse Theatre Camp

Children’s Theatre Camp runs in July and August at King’s Playhouse, George...

Canadian Red Cross Camps

Canadian Red Cross Summer Water Safety Day Camps, unique to PEI, provide yo...

More Green, Less Screen

International Sustainable Community Assistance association (ISCA) presents...

Youth Capital Hockey Academy

The Atlantic Hockey Group (Xtreme Hockey) and the Jr A Capitals are teaming...

Ballet Intensive Summer Camp

Ballet Intensive Summer Camp at Dance Stars Academy is designed for aspirin...

Stratford Summer Day Camp

The Town of Stratford offers a 10 week summer day camp for youth aged 8–12...

Motionball Marathon

A national fundraiser will extend its reach to Prince Edward Island this su...

Investing in Child and Youth

Registration is open for a symposium, Investing in Child and Youth Mental H...

Card Parties at Milton Community Hall

Card parties will be held on Thursdays at the Milton Community Hall until S...

Victoria Park Newsletter Available

The newest edition of the Victoria Park Newsletter is now available to the...

3rd Annual Mini Barn Draw

The Brain Injury Association has launched the 3rd Annual Mini Barn draw. Th...

Soul Food

Soul Food is held the last Sunday of the month at the Baha’i Centre, 20 Lap...

Grief and Grieving support

A Grief and Grieving Support Group meets the third Thursday of every month...

French Nautical and Sea Kayak camps

French summer camps help your child to maintain and improve their French la...

Nature camps at Macphail

The Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project is offering its summer week-...

Call for singers, dancers, and instrumentalists

Singers, dancers and instrumentalists aged 6–17 years are invited to compet...

Learn and Play “en français” summer camp at UPEI

New Learn and Play “en français” summer camp will be offered at UPEI from M...

Victoria Hall turns 100

The Victoria Hall, or Victoria Playhouse, is 100 years old in 2015. Help th...

Island Rock Camps

Summer day camps for ages 9–15 Island Rock Camps offers a day camp for begi...

A Course in Miracles

A group meets for in-depth study and discussion of the text “A Course in Mi...

Restore an Acre project at Macphail Woods

Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project has launched a new initiative ca...

PEI Sociable Singles

PEI Sociable Singles is a non-profit, non-denominational, social group with...

Seniors Active Living Centre

Events continue at Seniors Active Living Centre at CARI Complex, UPEI: July...