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Big Art: Big Idea

Big Art: Big Idea
Gallery displays large-scale works from its collection

Until May 25
Confed Centre Art Gallery

In fifty years of collecting Canadian art the Confederation Centre Art Gallery has acquired some very large-scale works; some are not shown often because they demand considerable viewing distance or wall space and they can, at times, simply overwhelm adjacent smaller works. So in the exhibition, Big Art:
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PEI Photo Club

PEI Photo Club
33rd Annual Print Show at The Guild in Charlottetown

May 27–June 7
The Guild

The Grand Opening and Awards Ceremony of the 33rd Annual Photo Show will be held at the Guild in Charlottetown on May 27. The show will open at 7 pm with the presentation of awards beginning at 7:30 pm. Over a hundred entries are featured in this year’s exhibition in eight categories: Composite Image, Food Photography,
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The Young and Prodigious T. S. Spivet

The Young and Prodigious T. S. Spivet

May 27–31

PG, language may offend
Dir: Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Canada/France, 2014, 106 min. Kyle Catlett, Callum Keith Rennie, Helena Bonham Carter, Judy Davis

“Amelie director Jean-Pierre Jeunet is the perfect fit for The Young And Prodigious TS Spivet, a sentimental, visually stunning adaptation of the Reif Larsen novel… Spivet is a 10-year-old scientific genius who lives on a ranch in the wilds of
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Eastern PEI artists

Eastern PEI artists
Exhibition at the Farm Centre by Rossignol, Vatcher and Bunt

until June 4
The Farm Centre

The Farm Centre, 420 University Ave, Charlottetown, will host an exhibition of paintings by Eastern PEI artists, Dagny Dryer Rossignol, Lorraine Vatcher, and Audrey Bunt April 28 to June 4, 8 am–8 pm Monday to Friday. Meet the artists on May 20 from 7 to 9 pm. 

Dagny Dryer Rossignol says she
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Meet the Artists of Studio 28

May 28
Samuel's Coffee House

On Thursday, May 28, from 6:30–8:30 pm, Samuel's Coffee House in Summerside would like to invite you to come meet the artists of Studio 28. Artists Lise Genova, Joan Savage, Ellen Martin, Robert Milner, and Melina DesRoches will at Samuel's Coffee House, located in the historic Journal Pioneer building, 4 Queen Street, Summerside. 902-724-2300. 

Clouds of Sils Maria

Clouds of Sils Maria

May 29–June 2

14A, coarse language
Dir:Olivier Assayas, Germany/France/Switzerland, 2014, 124 min. Juliette Binoche, Chloë Grace Moretz, Kristen Stewart. In English, and some French and German with English subtitles.

“Recalling the best movies about actors, from All About Eve to Birdman, Clouds of Sils Maria is a bonbon spiked with wit and malice. It’s also a penetrating look into the female
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L.O.V.E. concert

L.O.V.E. concert
Women’s choral ensemble Sirens performs at Park Royal

May 29 / 31
Park Royal United Church / King's Playhouse

The women’s choral ensemble Sirens will perform its spring concert, L.O.V.E., on May 29 at 7:30 pm at Park Royal United Church, Charlottetown and on May 31 at 2:00 pm at the King's Playhouse, Georgetown.

Join Sirens as they celebrate spring, the season of love, in song. L.O.V.E. will
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Summerside Art Club

Summerside Art Club
Fuzzy Friends continues at MacNaught Centre

until May 30
MacNaught Centre

The Summerside Art Club Exhibit titled, Our Fuzzy Furry Animal Friends continues throughout May at the MacNaught History Centre and Archives. The exhibit has being a year in the making and interprets the friendly world of animals as seen through the eyes of the club painters.

The Summerside Art Club is thought to be the
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Some Goings On

Ten Strings And A Goat Skin at Carrefour

May 23
Carrefour Theatre Ten Strings and a GoatskinThe Carrefour de l’Isle-Saint-Jean in Charlottetown has announced that Island roots-traditional g [ ... ]

The Young and Prodigious T. S. Spivet

May 27–31 PG, language may offend
r: Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Canada/France, 2014, 106 min. Kyle Catlett, Callum Keith Rennie, Helena Bonham Carter, Ju [ ... ]

Roller derby season

Bootleg City Roller Derby and Wharf City Roller Derby on PEI May 30
Cody Banks Arena Roller DerbyIsland roller derby has come back for its 2015 seaso [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Nomination for Island book

Nominees for the Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing are: Equal as Citizens: The Tumultuous a [ ... ]

Étoile Sante Caroline Leblanc

PEI French Health Network (PEIFHN) has announced that the Étoile Santé for March was psychologist  [ ... ]

Island poetry: Mathew Henderson

Curated by Judy Gaudet A Good Day There are those days of sunlight,
when the smell of gasoline mixe [ ... ]

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Sing We and Chant It!

The Amabile Singers spring concert takes place at 7:30 pm on May 31 at Spri...

Lobster Takeout

The Milton Community Hall Lobster Takeout takes place on Monday, May 31. Ea...

Association of Rural Community Halls Meeting

Representatives from rural community halls will be gathering at the Milton...

Wheatley River Annual Rhubarb Social

The Wheatley River Women’s Institute is hosting its annual Rhubarb Social o...

IWK Telethon for Children on CTV

The 31st annual IWK Telethon for Children on CTV will broadcast live on May...

Salt Spring National Art Prize – Last Call for Submissions

It's the last call for Canadian artist submissions for the Salt Spring Nati...

42nd Annual Clean Up and Contest

The PEI Women's Institute 42nd Annual Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, Ma...

Flame of Hope Walk/Run for Diabetes

The Flame of Hope Walk & Run for Diabetes takes place on May 31, 1–4:30...

Murray River Ceilidh Committee

The Murray River Ceilidh Committee's Ceilidhs are starting their 15th...

Panmure Island Lighthouse 3rd Annual Gigantic Yard Sale

Panmure Island Lighthouse's 3rd Annual Yard Sale will take place on May 23...

12th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction for Anderson House

The Inn at St. Peters is hosting the 12th annual dinner and silent auction...

Fandango call for auditions

Fandango Musical Players Inc. has issued a call for auditions for a product...

Design Island Fringe Fest poster

Calling all graphic designers. The Island Fringe poster contest is back. De...

Alzheimer Blitz Campaign

Société Alzheimer Society PEI will hold its major Door to Door Blitz Campai...

Acadian Games

The Organizing Committee of the 2015 Jeux de l’Acadie (Acadian Games) has a...

Samuel Holland Family Reunion

In recognition of the 250th anniversary of Samuel Holland’s survey of this...

Churchmouse Thrift Shop open

St. John’s Churchmouse Thrift Shop, TCH, Crapaud will open for the season o...

Soul Food

Soul Food is held at 10 am the last Sunday of the month (May 31) at The Bah...

QEH/Eastlink Telethon

Tune in to the QEH/Eastlink Telethon May 23–24. The 18 hour Telethon presen...

May Blood Donor Clinics

Canadian Blood Services’ Blood Donor Clinics in May are held: Monday and Tu...

Grief and Grieving support

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

Summerside after school program

The City of Summerside’s Credit Union Place has joined forces with go!PEI t...

100 Women Who Care

The Adventure Group was awarded $15,400 to continue its work to help indivi...

The Charlottetown Film Festival

The Charlottetown Film Society has announced their latest project, The 1st...

Annual Island Literary Awards new deadline

The deadline for the 2015 Cox & Palmer Island Literary Awards has been...

Judges training workshop

PEI Women’s Institute will host a workshop to train judges of foods or hand...

French Nautical and Sea Kayak camps

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

Parent—Youth Outdoor Camp

The Central Queens Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation will host a Parent...

Bain Bird Count May 30

On May 30, Nature PEI’s Bain Bird Count takes place. It documents the movem...

Herb Day at the Farm Center

The second annual Herb Day at the Farm Center at 420 University Ave, Charlo...

ICMP Tree dedication ceremony

International Children’s Memorial Place, located at Scales Pond in South Fr...

Tiny Haiku Lending Library

Come by The Buzz office at 160 Richmond St, Charlottetown, to find a Tiny H...

Nature camps at Macphail

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

Canadian Folk Music Awards

Submissions are open for the 11th edition of the Canadian Folk Music Awards...

Call for singers, dancers, and instrumentalists

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

Canoe Cove Perennial Sale

The Annual Perennial Sale at Inman Park in Canoe Cove on June 6, 9 am–12 pm...

Yard Sale, Bake Sale and BBQ

A Yard Sale, Bake Sale and Barbecue will be held May 29 and 30, 8 am–1 pm a...

St. Mark’s Compost Sale

The Annual St. Mark’s Compost Sale will be held on May 9, 16, and 23 from 8...

Village Pottery opening

Family owned and operated since 1973. Functional and decorative pottery by...

Volunteer nominations

The Voluntary Resource Council (VRC) of PEI is inviting nominations for the...

RedNeck Run 2015

RedNeck Run offers 3k, 5k, and 10k Run in support of Team Diabetes. Registr...

Walk for Life

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, PEI chapter, will sponsor the Gift of Life...

Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

CARSTAR’s Great Strides™ Walk for Cystic Fibrosis Canada will take place Ma...

Michael Thomas Memorial Race Day

The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI, in partnership with the Town of Stratford,...

8th annual Eastern Kings Giant Yard Sale

Plans are underway for the 8th annual Eastern Kings Giant Yard Sale, w...

Rowing PEI Registration

Rowing PEI is kicking off the 2015 season for those rowers 16 and over. Lea...

Learn and Play “en français” summer camp at UPEI

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

PEI Walk for Muscular Dystrophy

Prince Edward Island Walk for Muscular Dystrophy takes place June 20 at Con...

Relay For Life

The Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay For Life takes place in five locations...

Acadian Games Volunteers Wanted

The 2015 Acadian Games/Jeux de l’Acadie are coming soon. Islanders are invi...

Bike Maintenance Clinic

Outer Limit Sports will present a free bike maintenance clinic May 27 at 6...

Student Bursaries Available

PEI French Health Network (PEIFHN) is offering two $1,500 bursaries to Fran...

Elm Trees Removal

The City of Charlottetown began work recently to remove over 300 diseased e...

Victoria Hall turns 100

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

Mayflower Art Draw

The Mayflower, an Island Artisan Showcase will be held May 27 at Confederat...

Acrylic Workshop with Sandi Komst

An acrylic workshop with Sandi Komst will be held May 25–26 at Shediac Mult...

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...

Help the symphony

Because of recent attention in Island media to the financial concerns of th...

Come Play on our Stage

The Souris Show Hall, a 150 soft seat theatre, is now booking for the upcom...

Beaconsfield Historic House Tours

Built in 1877, Beaconsfield was considered one of Charlottetown’s most eleg...

Restore an Acre project at Macphail Woods

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

Seniors Active Living Centre

Seniors Active Living Centre events continue in May at the CARI Complex, UP...

Teen Girls with Vision Loss

CNIB’s Teen Girls with Vision Loss Program is designed to give teenagers, a...

Premiere Toastmasters Club

Communicate with Confidence The Toastmasters program will help you to devel...

Animal Health Conference

Vethealth Global™ International Animal Health & Nutrition Business Conf...