It’s late fall and early winter in Joliette, Quebec—the epicentre of traditional Quebecois music in Canada. PEI’s emerging young traditional music group Ten Strings And A Goat Skin are in the studio recording their new album with Leonard Podolak of the Grammy-nominated Duhks.
A veritable who’s who of traditional music is streaming in and out of the studio—some to play read more ››
Dylan Menzie has released his new album, Adolescent Nature. Produced and recorded by Daniel Ledwell (Jenn Grant, Fortunate Ones, Oh Pep!), Adolescent Nature showcases Dylan Menzie’s fervor towards big sounds, charismatic turns of phrases, and persistent pop leanings. From the cacophonous crashing album opener “Talk To Me,” to the rolling “Where Everybody Knows Your Name,” to the read more ››
This issue of RED welcomes back many regular authors, but it also introduces a number of new writers.
Jane MacIsaac introduces the first installment in a series called “On the Other Hand.” In her first column she takes a statistical and humourous approach to the question, “What is the statistical probability I will have found my true love by next Valentine’s Day?”
Just in time for summer beach reading, Summerside, PEI author Susan Rodgers has added four new books to the angsty Drifters Series. The twelve-book series is available as eBooks as well as in print at island bookstores. Print books can also be purchased through Amazon and via www.susanrodgersauthor.com.
Amanda Grady of Milton, Ontario says, “If you are looking for an easy love story, read more ››
In Have Bass Will Travel: Seventy Years on the Concert Platform An Autobiography, double bassist Robert Meyer gives an informative look into a musician’s everyday life.
Meyer was commanded by Queen Elizabeth II to play at her Coronation. He has been Benjamin Britten’s solo bassist and librarian. He has played with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic, London Symphony, BBC read more ››
Essays on the Jewish Communist Movement in the English-Speaking World in the Twentieth Century
Matthew B. Hoffman and Henry F. Srebrnik, eds
Political science professor Henry Srebrnik of the University of Prince Edward Island has co-edited with Matthew B. Hoffman A Vanished Ideology: Essays on the Jewish Communist Movement in the English-Speaking World in the Twentieth Century.
The PEI Scottish Settlers Historical Society (PEISSHS) Alexander Committee has announced the launch of its book, Glenalladale Settlers 1772: Scotland to St. John’s Island (PEI). This book will be of interest not only to genealogists exploring their Scottish roots but to anyone interested in life in Gaelic Scotland in the 1770s, trans-Atlantic passage in a sailing ship read more ››
“I’m quite laid back, but also quite driven. It’s a real dialectic,” laughs John Hopkins. The filmmaker required the pull of patience and persistence to spend five years on a feature-length documentary on the Bluefin tuna, to be released by the NFB this coming fall.
Filming the massive tuna, which John describes as “the world’s most evolved fish,” “demanded read more ››