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I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

July 17–19
City Cinema

PG
Dir: Dave LaMattina/Chad N. Walker, US, 2015, 90 min. Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz

“You could go to just about any country in the world and show someone a picture of Big Bird. They’d almost certainly know who it was. The character has entered the pop culture lexicon in a way that very few ever do. The costume design, overall popularity of Sesame Street, and general
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Ragtime Festival

Ragtime Festival
New event features ragtime musicians at Milton Hall

July 18
Milton Hall

In 1908, when Lucy Maud Montgomery published Anne of Green Gables, ragtime music in its various arrangements was the most popular style music of the day throughout North America. Many of the silent movies of that era were accompanied by a ragtime pianist.

The world’s premiere annual West Coast ragtime festival is in Sacramento,
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Fiddlehead Social

July 19
The Dunk

On July 19, the Fiddlehead Social takes over The Dunk in Breadalbane. Normally associated with the May Long Weekend (and the appearance of fiddleheads along the mighty Dunk River), this year’s social was moved to July after a gruelling winter left drifts of snow and soggy grass all over the outdoor venue.

“This is going to be my final year running the Fiddlehead Social,” said Hal
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Amanda Jackson Band

July 19 / 25 / 30
The Dunk / Centre Stage / Kaylee Hall

For the winter and spring, Amanda Jackson Band has been keeping their shows mostly centered in Charlottetown for the Amanda Jackson Band & Friends Concert Series at The Haviland Club, but July will see the band trekking to bring their show to different parts of the Island.

AJB will be in Breadalbane at The Dunk’s Fiddlehead Social on the
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Lalun at Victoria Playhouse

Lalun at Victoria Playhouse

July 20
Victoria Playhouse

The world music group Lalun will perform at the Victoria Playhouse on Monday, July 20. Established in 2011, Lalun is an eclectic ensemble comprised of Liron Man (Israel/Spain) on hand pans & flamenco guitar, Lan Tung (Taiwan/Canada) on erhu (Chinese Violin) & vocals, and Jonathan Bernard (Canada) on percussion. With their unique instrumentation and hypnotic
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Summerside Lobster Festival

Summerside Lobster Festival

July 20–25
Summerside, PE

After a first year being rebranded as the Summerside Lobster Festival, the event formerly known as the Lobster Carnival is further expanding the culinary component of the week-long festivities. 

The organizers are bringing in a Celebrity Chef to do demonstrations and appearances. Chef Matt Dean Pettit, is the author of the best-selling The Great Lobster Cookbook, the
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Madame Bovary

Madame Bovary

July 20–26
City Cinema

14A
Dir: Sophie Barthes, UK/Belgium, 2014, 118 min. Mia Wasikowska, Laura Carmichael, Paul Giamatti, Rhys Ifans

“Madame Bovary is a beautiful period adaptation of Gustav Flaubert’s novel that deals with its complicated heroine in a way that is both understanding and honest. The cinematography truly stands out as the star, making this film into a visual delight. The story
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Luminosity theatre

Five years old and still glowing

July 21–Aug 6 (Tuesdays / Thursdays)
Carrefour Theatre

This summer Luminosity black light theatre and the Carrefour Theatre will present  Dr. Seuss’ Oh, the Places You’ll Go!…a tale of life’s journey… Oh, les Lieux ou Vous Irez! …conte de voyage de la vie…is a bilingual performance that uses theatre, music, dance, and the magic of blacklight to tell the story
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Some Goings On

V’nez veiller

Dinner theatre productions in Abram-Village July 15–Sept 2 (Every Wed / Thurs)
ram–Village V'nez veiller acadian dinner theatreThe Acadian Musi [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]

Ben’s At Home

July 10–12
ty Cinema 14A, coarse language
Dir: Mars Horodyski, Canada, 2014, 70 min. Craig Brown, Dan Abramovici, Jessica Embro, Jim Annan Ben’s [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

New Anne movie

Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables New Anne of Green Gables movie (photo: Steve Wilkie)A [ ... ]

The hands of craft: jewelry

Celebrating Craft Year 2015 across Canada and on PEI The Hands of CraftPrince Edward Island is home [ ... ]

Art in the Open 2015

Line-up of artists and activities announced Back to the Future—sculpture by Gerald Beaulieu (PEI) [ ... ]

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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...