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Set building workshop

ACT (a community theatre) is sponsoring a set building workshop May 26 from 9:30–11 am at 11 Beach [ ... ]

The Singing River Workshop

New Orleans musicians and theatre artists Kathy Randels and Sean LaRocca will lead a free workshop i [ ... ]

PEI Book Awards

Nominee readings and awards gala in May

May 23 at Confederation Centre Public Library
May 26 (Gala) at Rodd Charlottetown

The Island’s best published writing has been nominated for the 2018 Prince Edward Island Book Awards. The awards are presented every two years to recognize authors, editors, and book producers in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The awards will be
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Book launch: Katherine Dewar

Book launch: Katherine Dewar
Called to Serve: Georgina Pope, Canadian Military Nursing Heroine

Charlottetown: May 24
Summerside: June 24 

The newest book from Island Studies Press at UPEI, Called to Serve: Georgina Pope, Canadian Military Nursing Heroine, will be available in bookstores in mid-May. It is being launched in Charlottetown at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House on May 24, at 7 pm. The Summerside launch
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Author reading: Steve Luttrell

Author reading: Steve Luttrell

May 25 at 7:30 pm
UPEI Faculty Lounge

Steve Luttrell is an internationally-recognized poet and a former Poet Laureate of Portland, Maine. He has recently read his poetry in Ireland and Scotland and will be reading his work in Iceland this summer. He is the founding editor and publisher of The Café Review (www.thecafereview.com), an award-winning art and poetry journal, published in Portland since
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Lean on Pete

Lean on Pete

May 25–29
City Cinema

14A, coarse language, violence
Dir: Andrew Haigh, UK, 122 min. Travis Fimmel, Steve Buscemi, Chloë Sevigny, Charlie Plummer, Steve Zahn. Multiple Festival Awards including Best Young Actor at Venice and The Truly Moving Picture Award at Heartland.

“Cinema is not short on stories about the sacred bond between humans and their equine spirit animals. But if Lean On Pete is a horse
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at Trailside Café 2018

at Trailside Café 2018

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Trailside Café

Andrew Waite and The Firm | May 25

This Island group delivers rich harmonies and explorative soundscapes featuring Andrew’s original songs. Their debut EP is Burning Through the Night.

Villages | May 26

Villages are a folk group from Cape Breton, NS whose original songs feature poetic storytelling over modern yet traditional sounds. Their latest CD is Hymn After Hymn.
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The Leisure Seeker

The Leisure Seeker

Until May 26
City Cinema

14A, mature theme, language may offend
Dir: Paolo Virzi, Italy/France, 112 min. Donald Sutherland, Helen Mirren, Christian McKay, Janel Maloney

“The Leisure Seeker is a consoling, teary-funny road trip comedy about an ageing couple who realise their days—of living independently, at least—are numbered. John is slipping further into the fog of Alzheimer’s with every passing
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Here’s to 40 at The Guild

May 26 & June 6
The Guild

Here’s to 40, a one woman show, will be presented May 26 and June 6 at 7:30 pm at The Guild in Charlottetown.

The Atlantic Academy of Performing Arts presents Here’s to 40. This is a one woman show written and performed by Sherri-Lee Pike, directed by Alison Hart with musical direction by Brandon Roy. “Here’s to 40” is the story of Stephanie as she journeys through her
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Symphony Day

Symphony Day
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the PEISO

May 26
Charlottetown

The PEI Symphony Orchestra is celebrating its 50th birthday on May 26 with an entire day of events across Charlottetown. 

The PEISO performed their first concert in 1968 and continues to present four large concerts and several smaller chamber performances each year to thousands of loyal patrons across Prince Edward Island. In
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Some Upcoming Events

The Leisure Seeker

Until May 26
City Cinema 14A, mature theme, language may offend
Dir: Paolo Virzi, Italy/France, 112 m [ ... ]

Here’s to 40 at The Guild

May 26 & June 6
The Guild Here’s to 40, a one woman show, will be presented May 26 and June 6  [ ... ]

Feast Dinner Theatre 40th season

Tuesday–Saturday from June 23
Rodd Charlottetown
Brothers 2, Summerside Atlantic Canada’s longest [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Poetry City

The City of Charlottetown will participate in the Canada-wide Poetry City initiative during April’ [ ... ]

artsVest workshops

artsVest is Business for the Arts’ national flagship program that works direct [ ... ]

East of the Dial Season 1

ECMA-nominated podcast East of the Dial has debuted its Season 1. Since 2015, radio DJs  [ ... ]