Of all charming seaside villages, there can be few more charming than Victoria. When the Trans-Canada bypassed the then-thriving village, Victoria was automatically set apart and so it remains, just off the highway but clearly a special place. The Victoria Playhouse, built a century ago, first served as a community hall; the theatre, established in 1981, retains the read more ››
Dubbed “the guiltiest pleasure of the summer” by its director Adam Brazier, Mamma Mia! is a jukebox musical stitched together from cheesy old pop songs. Not exactly a recipe for high art, nor emblematic of the Festival’s stated cultural aspirations.
A little crowd-pleasing fromage on the Festival menu helps pay for said aspirations, though, and there’s read more ››
Sprightly Sherri-Lee Darrach says she is “ready for anything,” and in her roles as a performer, director, and artistic director of the Feast Dinner Theatre, she has to be. “Life’s really good,” she offers. “We all have to work, right? So we might as well do the things we love doing,” she says—and that requires improvisation, in more ways than one.
Tis the season for runs and walks on Prince Edward Island
A is for Active by Cassandra Bernard
Calendars are filling up with all sorts of organized runs, walks, and active fundraising events as summer weather creeps up upon us. A long list of fun activities will take place in June and July so check out the details below and get involved.
At the first blush of morning light we ride our bikes out to the trail. A thin fog lays low across rolling green fields and a bright orange sun rises up over the treeline. Purple and yellow wildflowers glisten with dew at our sides and birds serenade our passage.
Stretching for 273 km from Tignish to Elmira, the Confederation Trail is part of the read more ››
The women who make up the Mi’kmaq Artisans of Lennox Island are passionate about their art and their enthusiasm is infectious. Under the instruction of Cheryl Simon, apprentices Marlene Thomas, Noella Moore and Kayla Sark, are learning the fine art of classic Mi’kmaq Quill Art. When the women used the acronym for the group name, “MALI,” they realized this is a Mi’kmaq word read more ››
When I think about the Island culturally, there is so very much that fills me with admiration and pride. We have a rich and fascinating history.
We also live in a place of natural beauty, an Island of shore fields and red sandstone cliffs, of breezy sandy beaches that embrace us like a psychological shoreline. We know who we are as Islanders, and our identity keeps us here, even read more ››