North Rustico theatre announces its next season
North Rustico’s Watermark Theatre will create three new plays, a new concert series, a new gallery and continue its educational programs for students and seniors from March to October, 2014 in its North Shore venue, artistic director Duncan McIntosh announced recently.
The Lion In Winter by James Goldman is a modern day classic: comedic in tone, dramatic
Two Hours Traffic wraps it up with a final tour in December
by Bethany Koughan
Over the past decade-plus, Charlottetown’s Two Hours Traffic have made a name for themselves as one of Canadaʼs best-loved indie rock outfits. From their startup as hometown darlings, their vibrant sound and unforgettable hooks have made them a favourite across the country. Their second full-length album, 2007ʼs Little Jab
Profile: Laura Cole
by Jane Ledwell
In Ontario, what was one in a million here is one of a kind,” says Laura Cole of her chosen Island home, where she settled almost ten years ago first in Pinette and then in Charlottetown to pursue her passion for craft and creation.
“We came here to retire…someday,” she adds with a wry smile, in the busy studio/office where she creates glass-on-glass mosaic and works
PEI Symphony Orchestra
Review by Ivy Wigmore
On October 20, the PEI Symphony Orchestra launched its 46th season with a concert featuring Lennie Gallant and Gustav Mahler. Mahler was a Jewish Austrian composer of the late-Romantic period. He is, as was helpfully pointed out, no longer with us. Gallant, on the other hand is—a Rustico-native with Acadian roots whose music is very solidly in the roots/folk t
Sarah (Benny) O’Brien can’t help creating
by Peggy Miles
I believe strongly that art is everywhere…everyone should be open to the beautiful things in life.”
If you’ve had the pleasure of interacting with Sarah O’Brien (perhaps at a craft fair, the farmer’s market or on Facebook) she has a way of making you feel as though you are a gleeful spectator of the ongoing street festival whirling around this peppy
by Luke Arbuckle
PEI’s blues group, the Plain Dirty Blues Band is making waves across Atlantic Canada.
Founded in 2005, The Plain Dirty Blues Band have been featured at the PEI Jazz and Blues festival, the East Coast Music Awards, Music PEI awards showcase, and the Red Island Blues Festival. Most recently that band competed in the East Coast Blues Society’s 2013 Maritimes to Memphis International B
Notes from the Road
by Catherine MacLellan
It’s a beautiful, rainy day as I sit and write this from our friend’s house in Yorkshire, England. We are nearing the end of our little voyage across the pond and starting to look forward to getting back home.
Most of our time here has been spent playing shows in Belgium, trying to understand a bit of Flemish and drinking many different local beers. And fries.
Gordie MacKeeman and Meaghan Blanchard
by Charlie Hansen
As autumn takes a firm grip on PEI I’d like to take some time to talk about two Island-based acts. One is a group of four top-notch musicians and the other is an extremely talented individual artist.
As Hamlet says, “the play’s the thing.” Now I’m no Shakespeare but I subscribe to the philosophy of the show’s the thing.
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|The Great Beauty|
Mar 21 to 25 14A, sexual content
Dir: Paolo Sorrentino, Italy, 2013, 138 min. Toni Servillo, Carlo B ...
Mar 19 to 22
City Cinema PG
Dir: Justin Simms, Canada, 2013, 93 min. Avery Ash, Douglas Sullivan, Mol ...
|Poet Laureate Open Mic|
John Smith is the featured Reader Apr 8
Haviland Club Host Dianne Hicks Morrow, PEI poet laureate, ...
Bonshaw Community Centre The movie Island Green will be shown at the Bonshaw Community Centre ...
|Katie McGarry CD Launch|
Haviland Club Singer/songwriter Katie McGarry will launch her new album Waiting On with her b ...